Hotel Overview

The Fort is Lamu Island’s landmark and the epitome of privacy and seclusion. Its architecture is truly unique and its setting very peaceful and tranquil surrounded by natural dunes and breezy casuarinas. The Fort offers personalized hospitality combined with utmost elegance. This property is just a ten minute walk along the beach to Shela Village. The Fort can arrange day excursions to Lamu town, neighboring islands, as well as fishing, snorkeling and diving trips.

Key Features
Swimming Pool
Airport Transfers
Conference Hall
Boat Rides
Scuba Diving

The Fort Rates

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The Fort Accommodation

The Fort has nine en-suite bedrooms that can accommodate a maximum of 18 guests comfortably. Guests can choose from either a full board package or self-catering. The in house chefs specialize in Swahili dishes and Mediterranean cuisine as well as international dishes that can be catered for upon request. The Fort has a wide range of wines to choose from. Dining experiences can be from the comfort of your room, at the provided dining areas or a private dinner by the beach can be set up upon request. From the upstairs formal dining area, guests can enjoy spectacular views of the Indian Ocean as traditional dhows sail-by and donkeys and camels cruise the beach.


The hotel has a private tower that acts as a conference hall that can seat 22 persons. The Fort can also host parties, wedding receptions and anniversaries and workshops. Large scale catering and event management services to outside parties are also available upon reservation. The Fort is renowned for its private parties, wedding receptions, special anniversaries and birthdays with a freelance wedding planner offered.


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