Located on Shella Beach on the very spot where a watch-post once stood, guiding the boats into and out of Lamu Island; Forodhani is a beautiful beachfront house with stunning 270° sea-views. In the authentic Swahili style, Forodhani House is one of the most beautiful villas in the Lamu archipelago, masterfully combining modernity and architectural tradition. A large whitewashed building, with a unique location directly on the beach, making it the ideal place for family holidays or with friends as it can accommodate up to 10-13 people.
Enjoy the elegance and authenticity of antique furniture, admire the high carved teak front door, or niches and hand-carved friezes that adorn every room. Woven carpets, old chests, unique items from some of antique dealers in, Mombasa, Nairobi and Lamu, all elegantly furnish a refined interior from where one experiences a very real serenity.
Outside in the garden, palm trees, ilangs ylang, frangipani and bougainvillea bring a final touch of vibrant, fluttering, color and fragrance.
Refined elegance, stunning sea views, an ideal setting for a cool and relaxing holiday.
So if you love nature, would like to relax but also occasionally have fun with friends and the truly friendly people here, if you feel inspired by the white sandy beaches and warm seas, the well protected fauna and wild flora, and you are looking for a haven of peace, where you will be surrounded by the exotic, will eat well, and always have activities on hand … then enjoy Forodhani House.