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Shela Bahari Guest House

  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
Apr 2 Apr 3
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Box 59, Lamu Island, Kenya
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    Reviewed 13 September 2010

    We stayed two nights at this Guest House and its a basic, no frills place but you can experience Shela village life from here. Its away from the hustle and bustle of Lamu and its a place where you can just relax and take it...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2010

    I traveled to Lamu with 2 girlfriends for a get-away. We booked at the Shela Bahari b/c it was inexpensive. It was definitely not what i expected after the rave reviews on this website. If you go to Lamu, definitely stay in Shela and take...More

    Reviewed 31 May 2010

    Located overlooking the sea and next to Shella Beach this was a great find. We stayed there 3 nights. Ask for one of the room at the front overlooking the sea. The rooms are basic , but most are in Kenya unless you pay European...More

    Reviewed 24 March 2010

    Shela Bahari is the insider's place to stay in Shela. Shela village is the quieter alternative to Lamu Town, and it's where the great, unspoiled beach is. We booked Shela Bahari guesthouse through a small online company called nature + culture (www.lamutravel.com) got a great...More

    Reviewed 19 January 2010

    My boyfriend and I stayed here for five nights and loved every second of it. This B&B is affordable, friendly, and located right on the water. We were lucky enough to stay in the top floor suite our first night...it's very romantic (so romantic that...More

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    Room Tips
    "Front rooms that offer direct access to the view"
    NSaruni, 1 month agoRead review
    "Tawfiq, the manager is very helpful."
    biongo, 3 months agoRead review
    "The balcony rooms are the best."
    Marianne B, over a year agoRead review
    "Seaview rooms are heavenly!"
    KellsAbroad, over a year agoRead review
    "The southern rooms are sunny and super!"
    njoxjan, over a year agoRead review
    "If struggling with heat go with a sea view as you get the breeze on an evening."
    Janina68, over a year agoRead review
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