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Beach Hotel

The Majlis Resort


Idyllic, luxurious, stylish and unique—come and visit The Majilis, a luxury hotel in Lamu! With a superb beachfront location and breathtaking views over the bay and Lamu Island, the hotel offers the perfect setting and ideal accommodation for barefoot luxury and informal pampering on your trip to Kenya.


  • Fantastic location: **Right on the beach with amazing views of the Ras Kitau Bay
  • Ideal boutique hotel for a relaxing beach holiday in Kenya
  • 25 rooms and suites in the traditional Lamu style
  • Culinary highlights at The Majilis Restaurant
  • Lots of sport and wellness offers


That's How You Live

The Majilis Resort is a privately owned, luxury beach hotel on Manda Island in the Lamu archipelago, off Kenya͛s Northern Coast. Nestled in tropical nature, you will experience a magical place: the unique blend of Swahili culture, luxurious and modern amenities, and the "Old Town" which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With an impeccable view of the paradise of Ras Kitau Bay, the luxurious beach hotel is the #1 destination for discerning travelers in Kenya.

From Nairobi, you will fly approximately two hours to Lamu. From there, you will be transferred to the hotel by speedboat.

The Hotel

Since The Majilis is recognized as one of the best beach hotels in Kenya, they occupy a unique setting, blending seamlessly with its island surroundings to offer a relaxing and peaceful holiday. The Majilis offers luxurious Lamu accommodation and facilities, allowing guests to enjoy the island's natural beauty and resources.

The Majilis Restaurant is a focal point of the hotel because of its unique architecture and excellent cuisine featuring international, Italian, and Swahili dishes. Breakfast is served in the morning in the open plan dining area.

The Majilis bar and lounge areas are an ideal place to meet with friends in Lamu for a cocktail, or to relax during the day enjoying light snacks. Bask beneath the warm sun at one of the two outdoor pools, or relax at the terrace bar with a refreshing cocktail in hand.

The youngest guests will even have an unforgettable time at The Majilis! Kids can join the Kids Club for a variety of activities put on my trained professionals.

The Rooms

The 25 rooms and suites are designed in a way to complement the natural beauty of Lamu and its tropical location. All the rooms evoke the East African heritage with doors and furniture hand-carved according to the local Lamu tradition, high ceilings and large windows!

Superior Room - ca. 35 m², These rooms have beautiful garden views and are located on the ground and 1st floor

Deluxe Room - ca. 35 m², Relax on the spacious veranda, and walk right onto the sandy beach from your front door because of its ground floor location

Deluxe Room 1st Floor Seaview - ca. 40 m², The terrace or veranda boasts impeccable views of the glistening sea from each room.

Other suites and villas available upon request


Let yourself be pampered by the attentive staff! Relax with a refreshing facial treatment and bring your body, mind and soul into harmony with a soothing massage. The treatments last between 30 and 50 minutes and can be organized in your room or at the beach.


Whether you are looking for a relaxing or exciting holiday, The Majilis has something for everyone!

Discover the unique Kenyan nature, and enjoy unforgettable moments during a kayak trip or windsurfing adventure!

For an additional fee, you can take part in boat and cultural excursions. Diving courses, snorkel trips and bike tours are just some of the highlights you will find here.

Furthermore, the luxurious hotel has two fitness studios that both have professional equipment.

Services and Infos

Closest city: Lamu

Rooms: 25


  • Overnight stays including full board in the Superior Room
  • Motorboot Transfer from / to airfield of Manda Island
  • Full board
  • Water
  • Kayaking, sailing und windsurfing
  • Wi-fi


  • Flights
  • Not mentioned meals and drinks
  • Optional excursions
  • Personal expenses, such as tips, drinks and minibar

itravel Specials

1) Honeymoon-Special

Spend your honeymoon at The Majlis Resort and receive the following discount during the travel period 01.07. - 19.12.2016 and 03.01. - 19.12.2017:

  • Free Night Special 4=3
  • Free Night Special 7=5

In addition, you receive the following services on site:

  • Flowers upon arrival
  • Free upgrade to a Seaview Room (if available)
  • A dhow ride at sunset in the Ras Kitau Bay
  • A soothing massage for the bride
  • A private dinner on the beach

Services & Hints

  • Please note that between the travel period 20.12.2017—02.01.2018, a minimum of 5 consecutive nights is required.
  • Cancellation fee 100% of the total price when you cancel 14 to 0 days before arrival.


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