The Majlis Beach Resort


Idyllic, luxurious, stylish, unique… The Majlis resort is a privately owned luxury beach hotel on Manda Island in the Lamu archipelago off Kenya’s Northern Coast. With a superb beachfront location and breathtaking views over the Ras Kitau bay and Shela village, it offers the perfect setting and the ideal location for barefoot luxury, informal pampering and excellent cuisine. 

The boutique hotel offers 25 exquisite deluxe rooms and suites divided into 3 beachfront villas. The rooms, all presented in timelessly elegant Lamu style, are very spacious and offer spectacular views of the beach, garden, swimming pools and the endless Indian Ocean. Air conditioning, highest-quality linen bedding, a roll-down netting, a generous en-suite bathroom, a private veranda, electric fans and a safe complete the luxurious accommodation.


The Majlis restaurant will not fail to impress. Set on an open plan veranda with a panoramic view of the bay, it offers the finest cuisine. Additional state-of-the-art facilities include two bars, two swimming pools and an activity centre, which co-ordinates a wide variety of activities.


The Majlis is a child-friendly hotel with children’s areas supervised by dedicated nannies, family-friendly room layouts and delicious kid-friendly meals. Children can also safely swim in the sea or in the pools with pool attendants on duty all day long.


Activities at The Majlis

The Majlis offers a series full day and half day experiences which focus on wellness, Swahili culture, sports, arts & crafts as well as environmentally conscious excursions.


Our guest relations staff and sports coordinator will be happy to provide more details and to organize tailor- made excursions to match your preferences. Please contact them at reception during the day or at the terrace bar in the evening.


For ease of reference, the activities have been grouped as follows:

  1. Fishing
  2. Boat excursions
  3. Boat & Mainland Safaris
  4. Transfer & scenic flights
  5. Water sports, Snorkeling & Diving
  6. Fitness, cardio & wellness
  7. Cultural excursions

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The Majlis’ Children Adventure Program:-Children of all ages are most welcome at The Majlis as we have many activities available to keep them happy, entertained and amused. All activities are complimentary unless otherwise stated.

The Lamu Dhow Adventure:Learn how to sail an authentic Arabian Dhow vessel with one of our dhow captains. Sail away in the Lamu Archipelago and navigate between Lamu and Manda Island. Get your first taste of sailing on one of the oldest sailing boats on the Indian Ocean.

The Maasai Warrior Experience:-Join our Maasai Moran on the hunt with bows and arrows. Learn how to make your own bow, arrows and light a fire without matches. Make your own Maasai beaded necklace and wristbands.

The Swahili Cooking Class:Join our Swahili cooks and learn how to make typical Swahili dishes – fun and the best part is you can eat what you cook – delicious!!

Majlis Beach Activities:Join us for some beach games and ocean activities including sand castle building, kayaking and water games! Who can build a castle that will survive the upcoming tide? Endless fun and games on The Majlis beach.

Snorkeling Trip to Manda Toto and Kiwayu**:The Lamu Archipelago offers some of the finest snorkeling on the Indian Ocean. Explore untouched coral reefs and discover an astounding array of exotic marine wildlife. The excursions are organized daily on our motor boats and include a picnic lunch on an isolated island. There are regular encounters with schools of dolphins and occasionally we manage to swim amongst these gentle creatures.

Jungle Gym and Cycling Trip:Our jungle gym offers all guests – young and old – a chance to stretch and tone their muscles in an absolutely serene environment. 

For the more active amongst you, we also offer cycling excursions around Manda Island and jogging on the Manda beaches.

** This excursion attracts an extra charge.

We are also delighted to offer baby sitting services (upon request at a fee per day). At pre-arranged times, our pools have attendants to watch over the children. However, please note that no qualified lifeguards are present at the swimming pools and floating and swimming aids are a must for children who do not swim. Life jackets are offered to all children during the excursions.

For water sports and excursions we will issue indemnity forms to all participating guests.


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See Also:

  1. Kipungani Explorer Hotel-Lamu
  2. Manda Bay-Beach Hotel Lamu
  3. Diamond Beach Village
  4. Peponi Hotel-Lamu
  5. The Majlis Beach Resort-Lamu
  6. Kijani House Hotel-Lamu
  7. Other Beach Resorts
  8. Other Kenya Safari Resorts
  9. Our Bush & Beach safaris

The Majilis Beach Resort Lamu 2016 Rates and Prices

Non Resident Rates in USD & Resident Rates in KShs Per Person per night

Non Resident Rates

  03 Jan '- 19 Dec '16 20 Dec '16 - 02 Jan '17
  PP Single Child PP Single Child
Superior 210 275 105 350 700 175
Deluxe 270 350 135 445 890 225
Deluxe Seaview 310 405 155 510 1020 255
Junior Suite 735Per Suite 155 1190 Per Suite 255
Royal Suite 1490 Per Suite
2510 Per Suite
Family Suite 1115 155 1930   255

Child sharing with 2 adults 6-14 yrs


  1. Standard : 3rd Jan'16 – 19th Dec' 16
  2. Peak:     20th Dec '16 – 2nd Jan '17: MINIMUM 05 NIGHTS

Resident Rates available please contact us

 The Majlis Resort Special Offers 2016

pay 2 stay 3 offer:Idyllic, luxurious, stylish, unique… The Majlis resort is a privately owned luxury beachfront hotel on Manda Island in the Lamu archipelago offering the perfect setting and the ideal location for barefoot luxury, informal pampering and excellent cuisine.

  1. Valid 1st October - 31st March; the PAY 2 STAY 3 does not apply for the period Dec 21st to Jan 03rd
  2. *Festive Supplement of Kes. 6,000 per person per night for Dec 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st and Jan 01.
  3. INCLUDED: • Full board accommodation • Manda Airport Boat transfers• Kayaking, laser and wind surfing• Mineral water in the room• WIFI internet access


  Recommended Safari To The Majlis Lamu

  1. Lamu Heritage Itinerary
  2. Honeymoon Romantique



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