Accommodation: In 16 cottages built sustainably out of local materials
Activities: Fishing, dhow sailing, windsurfing, kite-surfing, sailing, game drives, historical tours, scenic flights
Highlights: The region is renowned for its big game fishing and archaeological ruins
Destination: Manda Island, Lamu Archipelago, Swahili Coast, Kenya
Manda Bay Island Resort is situated on the north western tip of Manda Island in the Indian Ocean. The island forms part of the Lamu Archipelago. Manda Bay offers a barefoot luxury experience with Kenya accommodation offered in beachfront palm thatched cottages.
Manda Island offers a unique bush and beach experience with its endless beaches of soft sand and a wide variety of watersports such as sailing, windsurfing and wakeboarding. Behind the lodge the area is full of wildlife and thick vegetation where game drives reveal an astounding number of birds and animals, including; bush buck, buffalo, dik dik and a host of small predators such as civets and mongoose.
The birdlife includes; carmine bee eaters, fish eagles, osprey and Eastern nicators. Delight in discovering the beauty of the coral reefs on snorkelling expeditions or enjoy sipping on refreshing sundowners during a sunset sail on a traditional dhow.
The region around Manda Island is renowned for its excellent sport fishing for Marlin and Sailfish. Shore fishing on the island is also rewarding for avid anglers. Explore the coastline on excursions to the interesting historic town of Lamu and the Ruins of the Manda Settlement surrounded by ancient Baobab trees. If that these activities sounds like too much, then just relax and soak up the sun during your Kenya beach holiday.