Most of the visitors from different parts of the world who visit Kenya can not miss the experience of travelling to the Lamu Archipelago and be hosted at the luxurious beach resort called The Majlis.

Set on the idyllic Manda Island in the Lamu archipelago on Kenya’s Northern Coast, The Majlis is a luxury 25 room boutique hotel with the ambience, comfort and intimacy of a private home. A unique blend of contemporary and traditional styles, The Majlis offers the very best of Lamu. With a superb beachfront location and breathtaking views over the Ras Kitau bay and Shela village, it offers the perfect setting and the ideal position from which to explore the region.

The Majlis blends seamlessly with its island surroundings, making use of the area’s natural resources and traditions including hand-carved timber and white coral blocks. Each of the hotel’s 25 air-conditioned rooms is unique in character and style, and features traditionally high beamed ceilings and terraces with spectacular views of the beach, landscaped gardens or mangrove forests. Tastefully designed and decorated to reflect the heritage of East Africa, The Majlis is truly a luxurious beach resort and houses an exquisite private collection of art mixing local traditional influences with a contemporary twist, and including a fantastic gilded elephant head sculpture by Armando Tanzini in the dining area and paintings by Julian Schnabel and Yago.

Guests can also enjoy at the luxurious beach resort a private white sand beach and two beautiful swimming pools, built in the shade of the indigenous acacia and palm trees, providing a cool contrast to the warmth of the African sun. A range of watersports and dhow sailing activities is also available for guests who wish to be active all-day long.

About The Majlis Resort

Idyllic, luxurious, stylish, unique, …the Majlis resort is a privately owned luxury beach hotel on the north coast of Kenya in the Indian Ocean. Designed and built to reflect Lamu’s heritage tradition, The Majlis combines 25 superbly appointed luxury air-conditioned suites built with Western comforts and local tradition. State-of-the-art facilities include two bars, a gourmet restaurant, two swimming pools and an activity center which graciously co-ordinates a wide variety of full day experiences such as boat excursions, boat & mainland safaris, fishing, snorkeling and water sports, cultural excursions and scenic flights. For more details about the Majlis resort or Lamu Island, please visit our website at