Fishbone House is covered by coral stones and features beautiful Swahili architecture with its elements of design and is decorated with some unique pieces of nature like whale bones & drift wood. Fishbone House has a small courtyard with palm trees and white sandy ground. Covered by palm leaves during daytime and moon-lighted at night, the courtyard of Fishbone House is a magic place to be in. The house can be accessed through flights from Nairobi to Lamu. One can also take an eight hour bus ride to the house.
Fishbone House Accommodation
On first and second floor of Fishbone House there are en-suite one bedrooms on each floor. The bedrooms are furnished with Lamu four poster beds, reading lights, mosquito nets, and dressing tables and ceiling fans. All bathrooms are adapted to please the up market travelers. All the rooms are built with the magnificent details of Swahili architecture like stucco borders, Mangati hardwood beams with carvings, wonderful Boriti mangrove beam ceilings and in-wall niches known as Vidakas. At Fishbone House rooftop, there is an additional area with mattresses and cushions as a lounging where you can gaze out at the sea, and the night sky. It could also be used as a double bed, which makes the house sleep six with shared bathroom. The dining and kitchen at Fishbone House look onto the courtyard and another small side garden with a fountain made from coral stones. The dining area is located next to the living room under a separate Makuti shelter with a dining table that takes eight and more guests. The kitchen, situated is fully equipped with a cooker, fridge/freezer and all necessary kitchen utensils.
Fish bone house Shella village has a small conference room that is furnished with comfortable seats, modern projectors flip charts and papers. The rooms are used for meetings and conferences.