Get an overview of this hotelAdults-only beach lodge
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This lodge is by the ocean, nestled on a beach in Lamu within easy reach of scuba diving and snorkeling. Regional attractions also include Shela Beach and Lamu Fort.
At Kipungani Explorer, relax by an outdoor pool or hit the beach where you can enjoy motor boating.
All 12 individually decorated rooms feature room service and balconies. Showers and desks are also available to guests.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
You'll be playing in the surf in no time with a free ride on the lodge's complimentary beach shuttle. Have fun in the sun at Kipungani Explorer with summer activities like windsurfing, kayaking, and motor boating.
A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. The lodge offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the lodge's bars, which include a beach bar and a bar/lounge. This Art Deco lodge also offers an outdoor pool and a garden.
- Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 12
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
- Free beach shuttle
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Laundry facilities
- Picnic area
- Beach bar
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Number of buildings/towers - 3
- Outdoor pool
- Wedding services
- Free breakfast
- Access via exterior corridors
- Shower only
- Room service (limited hours)
- Individually furnished
- Individually decorated
Where to Eat
A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.
Kipungani - This beachfront restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Room service (during limited hours) is available.
Nearby Things to Do
Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Snorkeling nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Kayaking on site
- Motor boating on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Manicures and pedicures
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-in time ends at 6 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11:30 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- No pets or service animals allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- No onsite parking is available.
Minimum guest age is 18
Caters to adults only
No cribs (infant beds) available
No pets or service animals allowed
- Resort fee
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We should mention
Guests must transfer via airplane and boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 48 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the lodge prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.