Welcome to Jahazi House

Jahazi House

Jahazi House is named after the historical large trading dhows that brought Lamu its trading wealth. The Guest House stands right on the edge of the Indian Ocean in a large garden of frangipani, fruit trees and shrubs. It is a 5 Star Guest House located in a private beach in Kizingoni Beach in Lamu County.

On arrival by boat, it is only a 2-minute walk up to the house.The house is built of coral block, plastered in the local neru finish, and tinted a soft ochre-yellow. It is designed along traditional lines around an inner courtyard, which holds a very private swimming pool, cooling the public rooms and bedrooms. ??There are frangipani flowers, jasmine and lime trees have been planted in abundance around the house. The house comes fully staffed with a cook, room/table steward, laundress, boat captain and gardener. When you enter the house, you can see right through it, across the internal courtyard and swimming pool with it fragrant frangipani tree, into the garden beyond. The entry hall has a sitting area, a large cushioned day sofa and a dining area. The kitchen is separate and holds the water tanks and solar panels on the upper roof, plus staff rooms, washrooms and storerooms. From the expansive, first floor makuti (palm leaves)-covered veranda you can watch dhows in the ocean come and go, collecting sand and delivering coral blocks and fish. There is a covered sitting area behind the swimming pool that can also be used for sleeping. It leads through an ancient carved door onto a wooden deck with two swinging beds. Fun activities guests can enjoy include guided walks, kayaking, local village visits, sailing and snorkelling.
Rooms Description
There are four guest double bedrooms and one twin bedroom all accessed from the inner courtyard and are simply furnished with ensuite shower rooms and their own private verandas. The verandas have a writing desk, occasional table, chairs and a traditional Lamu day bed.
A 20% deposit of your total accommodation cost is required at the time of booking. The remaining balance is due 60 days before arrival.
Cancellation fees are 25% up to 70 days before arrival, 75% up to 35 days before arrival and 100% after 35 days days before arrival. The minimal renting period over the Christmas period is 7 days. 
Please note:
The infant rate applies to children between 0-2 years.
The child rate applies to  children between 3-12 years.
The adult rate applies to people aged 13 and above.


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