Fatumas Tower Guest House Shela Village Lamu Island

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Fatumas Tower Guest House Shela Village Lamu Island is located on the fishing village of Shela on the island of Lamu.

Lamu is 100 kilometers north of Mombasa. Shela Village lies at the end of an untouched 12km beach on Lamu Island.

The 10-bedroom garden retreat is named after Fatuma Abu Bakar a Swahili noblewoman who lived in the sanctuary attended by five female slaves until the end of the 19th century.

The accommodation consists of 3 separate buildings; the Tower (5 rooms), the Sandcastle (3 rooms) and the Garden Cottage (2 rooms), all with solar powered hot water, fans and mosquito nets.

The rooms and suites all come with a terrace and Swahili-style furnishings. The Acacia suite has rooftop has a covered verandah and sun deck as well as a thatched roof.

The balcony room is air conditioned and has its own verandah, kitchen and small dining area.

This room has colorful elements of Arabic architecture and traditional cushioned seated areas, known locally as barazza.

The Top Apartment comprises two rooms that share a verandah and each has a small annex attached and large en-suite bathrooms.

Bamboo room is on the rooftop of the Garden Cottage. The thatched roof over bedroom, bathroom and a verandah with open sundeck.

Heron room features a sitting room on the ground floor of the Garden Cottage. There is  seating area with an outside garden and outdoors plunge pool.

Sand Castle Apartment consists of 3-bedrooms; 2 doubles and 1 twin. There are plenty of seating and relaxation area, outside dining area and a kitchen with a cook.

Baobab House is a 2 bedroom cottage with big private garden. The bedrooms are baobab house room 1 and baobab house room 2.

Fatumas Tower is on self catering or catered basis where they can cook for themselves or have the cooks prepare meals for them.

Guests in Fatuma Tower enjoy abundance of sweet tropical fruits, farm-fresh produce and home-cooked Italian, seafood and vegetarian dishes served in our spacious antique gardens.

Fatumas Tower Guest House Shela Village Lamu Island provides an ideal environment for yoga retreats. Guests can enjoy personal yoga program, join a group yoga retreat or simply join the afternoon classes.

Fatuma's Tower Guest House Lamu Accommodation Rates

2021 Fatuma’s Tower Guest House Accommodation Rates Per Night Include:

Accommodation Type

9th Jan – 19th Dec 2014

20th Dec – 8th Jan 2014
Christmas/ New Year Season

Acacia Suite (2 Guests)

Euro Euro
Top Apartment Number Room 1 Euro


Top Apartment Number Room 2

Euro Euro
Balcony Room (2 Guests) Euro


Garden Room

Euro Euro
Bamboo Suite (2 Guests) Euro


Heron Suite

Euro Euro
Sand Castle 3 Room Apartment
(6 Guests)


Extra Bed – 40 Euro Per Person
* Child Bed 4-11 years – 3 Euro
Child Bed 1-3 years – 15 Euro
Christmas/ New Year 22nd Dec – 5th Jan, all rooms @ Euros 125 (no single occupancy)
Meals: Fatuma’s Tower provides breakfast for all your other meals, The staff will purchase at cost on your behalf

Fatuma’s Tower Lamu Self Catering Accommodation Rates

Accommodation Available

9th Jan – 19th Dec 2014 22nd Dec – 5th Jan
Christmas/ New Year Season
Fatuma’s Tower (3 Floors)
I x Triple, 3 x Doubles, 0 x Singles
(Excludes Yoga Hall)


Fatuma’s Tower: Top Apartment

Euro Euro
Sand Castle Apartment 3 x Double Euro


Garden Cottage 2 x Double
(2 Bedroom)

Euro Euro
Acacia Suite (2-3 guests) Euro


50% deposit is required to confirm bookings
No single occupancy in apartments or rooms
* Self catering option: (Fatuma’s Tower provides the staff who purchase at cost on your behalf)
*Self-Catering : Treat the kitchen as if you were at home! Fatuma’s Tower kitchen staff are fully trained and buy kitchen provisions on your account. A list of suggested menu items is provided, or just leave it to the cook

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