Shela Lamu Kenya
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Accomodation & Dining

Accomodation & dining at The Fort, an amazing hideaway in a unique location in Shela, Lamu Island (Kenya). Surrounded by natural dunes overlooking the Indian Ocean, The Fort offers privacy combined with personalized hospitality and is a Paradise for Beach and Sea Lovers


The Fort has nine principle ensuite double bedrooms of which seven overlook the courtyard. This outstanding beach property can accommodate 18 guests comfortably or as a private getaway.

The Fort is also an ideal venue for small corporate events and conferences with the private tower conference room seating up to 22. Being privately owned and operated, the Fort offers discreet, genuine hospitality with attention to every last detail.

The Fort is the ideal venue for private parties, wedding receptions, special anniversaries and birthdays. Party and wedding planning can be either provided by guests or can be handled for you through a renowned local event planning team.

The striking exterior and internal spaces of The Fort, combined with the remote and secure coastal setting, make it an ideal location for film, photo or television shoots.

The Fort can be rented from as little as 1 person as well as from groups of up to 18 guests. Please inquire for rates and availability as fares are changing according to the season and the number of guests.


The Fort boasts a state of the art kitchen serving up a variety of culinary delights. Guests can opt for full board or self-catering packages. Featuring the best in local produce and fresh seafood, our chef trained by Gabriella, tastefully combines Mediterranean influences with local and Asian inspirations. International ingredients, wines and spirits can be purchased or flown in upon request.

Enjoy your evening in one of our two dining areas or choose sunset drinks on the beach followed by a private, romantic, candle lit dining experience under the stars.


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