Lamu town is located on the Indian Ocean along the northern coast of Kenya. Blessed with its rich culture‚ history and exquisite natural beauty‚ Lamu has welcomed travelers over thousands of years.
Described as a magical place of long sandy beaches‚ rolling sand dunes‚ turqouise seas‚ bounteous marine life‚ lush mangrove forests and river estuaries‚ the town remains the oldest continuously inhabited Swahili settlement on the East African coast and a UNESCO world heritage site.
Lamu is renowed for it's many festivals and more recently is becoming known not only as a wellness destination but also a wildlife haven offering a wealth of unmatcheable experiences for travelers and holidaymakers.
Donkeys still remain the main mode of transportation though the inhabitants still follow old age trades of dhow building and sailing