The Majlis is one of the best 5 star resorts in Kenya, located at an exquisite location that offers a variety of activities to suit all tastes and age groups. At The Majlis, you can enjoy

  • Boat Excursions

Depending on the weather, the trip around Lamu Island can be arranged clockwise from the open sea or by following the channel between the mainland and Lamu Island.

  • Boat and Mainland Safaris

Across from Lamu Island, on the mainland, lies Lake Kenyatta, an area of pristine indigenous bush, rich in wildlife, including zebra, topi, hippo, waterbuck, buffalo, warthog, elephant, and other seasonal game. The safari is definitely worth giving a shot.

  • Fishing in Lamu

Deep-sea fishing in the Lamu archipelago waters is famous worldwide both for its variety and for the quantity of sport fish caught, including Marlin (striped, black and blue), Sailfish, Tuna, Dorado, Wahoo, Barracuda, Giant Trevally, and Kingfish.

  • Water sports and Snorkeling

The calm waters of the Ras Kitau bay and the Takwa mangrove creek in Lamu Island are ideal for water-skiing, wake-boarding, and doughnut rides.

  • Kite surfing

A lot of kite schools are located on Shela beach, one of the best spots in Kenya and considered among the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world.

  • Cultural Excursions

There are several museums, the Lamu Archipelago, the Takwa ruins, the Siyu Fort and the Shanga Ruins.

The Majlis is one of the best hotels and resorts in Kenya. With a superb beachfront location and breathtaking views over the bay and Lamu Island, it offers the perfect setting and the ideal accommodation for barefoot luxury and informal pampering on your trip to Kenya. For more information, visit