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Manda Bay is located on the North-western tip of Manda Island, one of the many unspoiled, idyllic islands of the Lamu archipelago. An exclusive resort, Manda Bay offers relaxation, water sports, dhow safaris and luxurious pampering throughout your stay. Surrounded by miles of soft white sand, Manda Bay is the perfect retreat for families and honeymooners. The cottages are in keeping with the local landscape and were constructed using local materials. All of the cottages have large ceiling fans, en-suite bathrooms, and their own private verandas overlooking the Indian Ocean.
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Manda Island Lamu, Lamu Island Kenya
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Lamu Airport4 mi
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Stayed for a long weekend with a group of friends. Experienced complete barefoot relaxation from the minute of arrival (by speedboat from Manda airport) to departure with no shortage of things to do – from massages to deep sea fishing. We loved waking up to the sound of the
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Response from Mandabay, Owner at Manda Bay
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you for your review. We love getting feedback and much appreciate yours.
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What a fantastic few days at Manda Bay. Beautiful views, incredible sunsets, and a fantastic bar. Staff were all so helpful. The food was delicious. Activities were endless with snorkelling, deep sea fishing and paddle boarding. Could not recommend this place enough.
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Response from Mandabay, Owner at Manda Bay
Responded 1 week ago
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Wonderful swimming, fly fishing and deep sea fishing admidst perfect. peace. This is a truly special place where you will be extremely well looked after with very good food, cocktails and amazing service, We had a LOVLEY holiday and I recommend Manda Bay Very highly .
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Response from Mandabay, Owner at Manda Bay
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review and for taking the time to write about your holiday with us.
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We stayed at Manda bay as a group of 10 friends and had the best time. The rooms are gorgeous, the food delicious, staff super friendly and the setting just spectacular. The main things to worry about whether to snorkle or water ski first, and how many fish you will catch at
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Response from Mandabay, Owner at Manda Bay
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Katya for your review and it was really fun to have you to stay. Hope to see you again for another break to escape the European winter,
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What a treat to find such a relaxed seaside retreat. Our holiday sped by in a haze of happiness. A huge thank you to ALL the cheerful staff, who made our holiday so special. Definitely top of our revisit list.
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Response from Mandabay, Owner at Manda Bay
Responded 1 week ago
Many thanks for your review. So glad you all had a good time.
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Manda Bay Resort is on the northern side of Manda Island. I.e. on the pate side.
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"Any of the Beachfront rooms! If you are an older guest, let them know before and they will put you in a room closer to the main area."
"Get a sea view room . Amazing"
"Ask for a hut on the beach."
"Chose a room by the sea!"
"Seafront rooms are very special !"
US$280 - US$562 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
manda bay hotel lamu island
KenyaCoast ProvinceLamu Island
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