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331 Palm House AVERAGESTAY 3 to 7 nights House Prices PN: Between US$ 480 and US$ 1,400 Note the above quote is per house, per night The house sleeps 9 FB rate per adult: EUR50; per child: EUR25 per day AWARDS & ACCOLADES The Resident ( May- June 2002) ' A lofty, cool pad with spectacular sea views – one of the most blissful places in the world.' The Times Online May 2008 '... shady courtyards and elegant interiors of ( the) handsome old Swahili mansion...' House & Garden ( Sept 1995) ' All this in a world with no cars is my idea of heaven.' Palm House with sunbeds in front of master bedroom Double Bedroom with four- poster bed and balcony Dining room in ground floor courtyard BEACH HOUESWIMMING POOL PALM HOUSE SHELA HOUSE GARDEN HOUSE PEPONI HOTEL VILLAGE VILLAGE BEACH Kenya

323 Situated between Palm House and the madarasa, this renovated colonial era house creates a unique atmosphere. Designed in a traditional Arabic style with a central courtyard and rooftop lounging area, the rooms are next to bougainvillea covered walkways. The house is well shaded with plants. It is an old house of great character, with ample room for two families. There are five ensuite bedrooms, sleeping up to 11; three double bedrooms, another with two large four- poster single beds and a smaller single bedroom. Adjoining the major suite there is a nursery room with a cot and two beds. WHYWE LIKE IT We love the feeling of space and spending time up on the rooftops- eating, sunbathing, playing cards, or just gazing out to sea or up at the night sky. The second floor terrace is a great games area, or reading area for the small library of books. Kenya, Lamu Island BEST TIME TO GO January to March, August to December HOWTOGETTHERE Nearest International Airport: Lamu Airstrip Transfer: transfer to the house by boat Duration: 15 to 30 minutes Transfer Vehicle: speed boat or motorized dhow SAFARIS Walking, canoe/ boat, camel or donkey. The wildlife viewing we offer is centred on the water; our guests can enjoy sunset cruises or snorkeling around our fantastic reef, as well as donkey and camel rides around the island where cars are still prohibited. WILDLIFEYOUMAY SEE Dolphins at Kinyika Rock where a 10 metre deep reef is rich with coral fish. While walking on Manda Island: weavers, sunbirds, bee- eaters, king fishers, barbets and many more. LOCALACTIVITIES Catch fresh fish from a local sailing dhow Go windsurfing, bodysurfing, waterskiing Explore Lamu old town's narrow streets Enjoy yoga and massage FACILITIES Bar, library, mobile phone access, laundry, internet access, room service, electricity, ceiling fans, massage ACCOMMODATION Total 5 rooms in stone ( under thatch), all en suite UNIQUEACCOMMODATION INFO Room 1: small double bedroom on 1st floor sharing a lounge area with neighbouring kid's room Room 2: kid's twin room Room 3: single room Room 4: master bedroom suite with adjacent children's twin Room 5: ( top of Shela House) Double bedroom with four- poster bed and its own private roof top WHYWE LIKE THE ROOMS We love the spaciousness and the homely ambience of the Shela House rooms. The rooms are furnished Swahili- style and decorated with coloured fabrics. Each has its unique charm and atmosphere, and all are spacious and luxuriously comfortable. BOOKING INFO Reservations Manager: Angelika Schuetz Email: shelahouse@ miradatravelgroup. com Reservations Hotline: + 44 ( 0) 844 544 0026 Tel: + 254 ( 0) 42 633 419 Fax: + 254 ( 0) 42 633226 SEASON Low Season: April – June, September – November High Season: July – August, December CANCELLATION POLICY 40+ days 25%; 21- 39 days 75%; 0- 21 days 100% MANAGEMENT Name: Angelika Schuetz Tel: + 254 ( 0) 42 633419 Email: info@ shelahouse. com Shela House LAMU ISLAND KENYA 32 Lamu Island