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Get an overview of this hotelAdults-only beach lodge

Location

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.

Property Features

At Kipungani Explorer, relax by an outdoor pool or hit the beach where you can enjoy motor boating.

Room Amenities

All 12 individually decorated rooms feature room service and balconies. Showers and desks are also available to guests.

Kipungani Explorer

Kipungani Channel Lamu

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Beach bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Restaurant 

Room Amenities

  • Balcony 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Shower only 
  • Desk 
  • 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

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 6 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:30 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 elevators

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel Name

  • Kipungani
  • Kipungani Explorer
  • Kipungani Explorer Lamu
  • Kipungani Explorer Lodge
  • Kipungani Explorer Lodge Lamu
  • Kipungani Explorer Hotel Lamu Island

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.


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