30-minute boat ride away from the airport, Amber House was recently refurbished and designed to its former glory with meticulous detail. The house distinctly stays true to the old architecture and design that Lamu town is known for, with Arabian, Indian and Swahili influences portrayed all through. Activities to enjoy at Amber House include water sports such as snorkeling, dhow cruises and sundown sails. Others include walks around Old Lamu town and cultural excursions. Be sure to visit the spice market as well for some great offers on spice prices.
Amber House Accommodation
Amber House can comfortably accommodate a family of 6-8. It has three spacious en-suite bedrooms with the first two rooms containing king sized beds and the last room fitting 3 single beds that would be suitable for the kids to share. The master bedroom comes with a large private terrace overlooking Lamu Old town. There is also a rooftop bed equipped with a mosquito net. The place also has a magnificent courtyard, a pool and a rooftop terrace that overlooks Old Lamu Town. Amber house specializes in coast dishes that include fish curry, fresh coconut and coconut flavoured foods. The chef also does international and local dishes according to your choosing. Amber House also has an outdoor dining area that can be best used during clear starry nights. Staying here comes with the benefit of babysitting service for families with young children, room service and laundry services.