Kizingo Beach resort is situated along the sandy Kizingo Beach on Lamu Island, Kizingo beach offers thatched-roof chalets with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. The spacious chalets feature a veranda with a swing bed, as well as indoor seating. The en suite bathrooms are equipped with a shower.
From November to April guests at Kizingo can go swimming with wild dolphins and help with turtle conservation.l, guests have the opportunity to swim with wild dolphins. They can also go snorkelling, or enjoy a massage. The lodge has dining room and bar, which serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.
Kizingo is situated 14 km by boat from Lamu Town and from Manda Airport. Shela Village is 15 km away by boat.
Kizingo is the ultimate ‘no news, no shoes’ beach resort – a wonderful secluded and tranquil escape from the modern world. The lodge is situated at one end of a spectacular 12-kilometre beach that stretches from Kizingo (which means ‘the point’ in Swahili) to the fashionable village of Shela.
Accommodation and Meals
Kizingo has eight beautifully appointed bandas (thatched cottages), set well apart from each other. In the early morning you can enjoy tea in bed and watch fishing dhows tack south to Malindi.’ – Kizingo
Kizingo bandas have high-pitched thatched roofs and shaded balconies right on the beach. Each has a large double bed romantically draped with mosquito netting and comfortable chairs for lounging. Bamboo screens unfurl to give complete privacy. The en-suite bathroom is well appointed with a flushing toilet, hot water shower, wash basin and dressing area.
The two expert chefs at Kizingo prepare delicious lunches and dinners in the restaurant overlooking the Indian Ocean using only the freshest local produce. Fish and seafood are the specialities, red snapper, crab and lobster, all served with locally-grown vegetables and salads. Ask the barman to mix a Dawa using local fresh limes or a Lala Salama which guarantees a sound night’s sleep. There is no swimming pool at Kizingo – just the gloriously warm waters of the Indian Ocean.