ABOUT THE HOTEL
Kipungani Explorer offers 13 spacious bandas that sit at one end of Kipungani Bay, which is Swahili for the place of fresh air. Shaded by the palm trees that line on a 600-metre beachfront, the bandas are constructed entirely from local materials, with mkeka palm floors and makuti thatch roofs woven by the residents of neighbouring Kipungani village.
Each Luxury Banda covers an area of 36m2and is comfortably furnished with queen size beds. The Banda design and interiors are a picture of rustic simplicity, each features an ocean-facing veranda with a local funzi sofa and chairs piled high with colourful cushions. Amenities include a freshwater shower; a flush toilet and a separate dressing area with wash basins.
Freshwater swimming pool with all-day bar service. Gift shop with local handicrafts and beach essentials. Safety deposit facilities for all guests? valuables. Fresh water for bathing from our own wells. Reliable. Mobile telephone coverage and VSAT Internet links. Boat connections to Lamu town and Manda airport
Sailing dhow Zahra sets sail across and around the channel each evening at about 5 pm for a gentle sail in the cool late afternoon. Guests place their sundowner drink orders at the bar prior to the sail.Kayaking. Windsurfing, Fun sailing, Snorkelling trip to te Kinyika, Lamu tours. A Robinson Crusoe getaway to get away from it all. Breath taking location with miles of deserted beach front. Variety of water sports like knee boarding, kayaking and wind surfing. Romantic pursuits like sunset cruise on the dhow, beach dining. Sea food dining. Pleasant weather most of the year. Beach wedding. Visits to historic sites in Lamu and Manda Islands.Snorkeling with dolphins at Kinyika reef