Are you looking for a luxury yet affordable south coast getaway? Your search might have just come to an end. The Majlis Hotel is an exceptionally distinctive luxury environment offering expanded amenities and consistent superlative service. The Majlis Hotel has been referred to as “The Pearl of The Lamu Archipelago” by holidaymakers who revere this fantastic getaway.

Situated in the heart of Kenya on Manda Island, Lamu, Home to strong historic heritage, a vibrant diverse community and an array of cultures.

Majlis is a perfect blend of local tradition, Swahili culture, Western comforts, and luxury. The boutique hotel combines superbly appointed luxury suites with verandas that open out to sun-drenched beaches.

How do you get there? 

Accessing Majlis in Lamu has been made easy due to the variety of transport infrastructure available which offers holidaymakers a couple of choices. You can easily connect to Lamu through Mombasa if you are travelling by road or rail. Both charters, private and commercial airlines fly to Lamu directly or offer connections through Mombasa by courtesy transport. If you are coming to Lamu by flight you will land on Manda Island, just across the channel from Lamu. The facility, one of the well-reckoned Kenya safari and beach holiday resorts can organize a tailor-made pick-up from Kenya’s main airports in Nairobi and Mombasa.

Experiencing Majlis

The surreal environment starts to beckon after a brief journey across the channel in a dhow setting the stage for an area which thrives on the warm Indian Ocean waters. The sight is surreal and amazing, a yearning for all holidaymakers.

The Majlis Resort has a welcoming atmosphere with a well-maintained yet unique setting. There are so many amazing things about this resort that will impress you from the architecture, service, cleanliness and the absolute beauty of the hotel (island, ocean and sunsets).

Tastefully decorates spacious rooms –Photo Credit
Pristine beachfront area. Photo credit

The hotel is clean and family-friendly and the hotel staff is good at what they do. They make you feel at home and settled and at home from the moment you check in all through your stay and check out. The amazing thing about Majlis is that they have various activities and options you can work with that include and not limited to swimming with dolphins, safari excursions to other islands, a tour to the Shela village that is across the Island as well as enjoying a spectacular sundowner dhow boat ride that’s coupled by a backdrop of magical sunsets.

Photo credit: Magical sunset in Lamu

Variety of world-class accommodation facilities are offered here with several options available for any taste.  There are affordable and well-furnished rooms and suites,  Junior Suite (Good for holidaymakers with teenage families), Family Suite(Families will enjoy this accommodation offer, it is home away from home)

What’s More? 

Lamu has beaches and splendidly mesmerizing seashores, Majlis is not an exception.  The Majlis is a perfect place for personalized beach holidays. The beach resort has offers that may include honeymoon, renewal of marriage vows, wedding, corporate events or other special events. Besides, there are various recreational activities with a focus on wellness, adventure, Swahili culture, sailing, water sports, and fishing for adults as well as families who visit the resort along with children.

Creative activities you will find at Majlis include Boat excursions, Boat & Mainland Safaris, Fishing, Water sports, Snorkeling & Diving, Kite-surfing, Fitness, Cultural excursions just to mention a few.  You are guaranteed to maximum fun while here.


Let us talk about food, shall we? At Majlis food is inviting and not just that, you will enjoy freshly cooked food by expert Chefs. Offering you four option restaurant cuisines for you to indulge:- Japanese cuisine, Swahili cuisine, Italian cuisine, International cuisine

There you go, bon appetit. Go to Majlis and have bliss in the quiet oasis!


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