Indian Ocean Swahili Coast Sandy Beach Holiday Vacation Kenya Africa

Indian Ocean Beach Holiday in Kenya 

 We highly recommend this adventure: The, waterskiing and kayaking in the Kipungani channel, sailing and sunset cruises aboard a traditional Arab sailing dhow, barracuda fishing from the beach, deep-sea game fishing and crab-catching trips with expert fishermen.

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Lamu by visiting the ancient mosques, vibrant markets and museums. Take a day trip to the ruins of a 14th century fort on Manda Island or explore the local boat-building and mat-weaving industries. All of these adventures can be pre-booked and are available at an additional cost.

Why not extend your Kenyan beach adventure with an exhilarating safari in the world-famous Masai Mara and/or add on a couple of nights in the Meru, Tsavo or Samburu National Park — our travel experts have many accommodation options available for you to pick and choose from!


4 Days / 3 Nights Lamu Island, Indian Ocean Beach Holiday Vacation in Kenya Trip Highlights

Nairobi City – Lamu Island

Day 1 - 3: Lamu Island

Day 4: Lamu Island – Nairobi City Departure

One More Reason To Book This Safari Experience

  • Unwinding on a seemingly endless, sun-kissed beach on the sheltered Kipungani Channel — this has been described as one of the most incurably romantic coastal hideaways in all of Africa.
  • Rolling dunes and pristine beaches with endless horizons offer exceptional photographic opportunities.
  • Exploring the many historical attractions of Lamu Islands, which have been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
  • Tucking into truly mouth-watering, spicy and freshly prepared seafood menus on the beach.
  • The wonderful selection of fun-filled adventures such as kayaking, wind surfing, snorkeling, fishing in the open channel
  • Embark on romantic sunset cruise on a dhow (traditional sailing vessel).
  • Grab the unforgettable opportunity to swim with dolphins.


The Detailed Luxury Indain Ocean Safari Beach Holiday Vacation Itinerary

Day 1 - 3: Lamu Island

Upon your arrival at Lamu Airport you will be met by a representative from Kipungani Explorer who will drive you to Kipungani Explorer.

Lamu Island is a place like no other, a peaceful tropical island where life moves at its own tranquil pace. Here visitors will be enchanted by the historical beauty of the island as they make their way through the winding streets of its medieval stone town. The town of Lamu began life as a 14th century Swahili settlement, but the island’s many visitors including Portuguese explorers, Turkish traders and the Omani Arabs have left their mark in the architecture and traditions. Rolling dunes and pristine beaches with endless horizons offer exceptional photographic opportunities, whilst vibrant villages dot the landscape amongst coconut and mango plantations and locals ply their fishing trade on traditional dhows.

Spend three nights at Kipungani Explorer. Accommodation is in a beautiful tent with ensuite bathroom with shower only. Your stay includes three meals daily, tea and coffee and non-motorized water sports (kayaking and wind-surfing).


  • Test your might on a fishing excursion, where you can catch-and-release barracuda from a dhow or
  • Toast the sun as it sets over the beach just a stone’s throw away from your tent.

Day 4: Lamu Island – Nairobi City Departure

After a delicious breakfast, we wave a fond farewell as you transfer by road and boat to Lamu Airport.

Prices and Inclusions


Please treat the prices shown as a price estimate. Your final price might go up or down following seasonal prices in the different lodges, camps and resorts. All prices indicated are per person, based on 2 persons sharing a room, and on estimated high season rates.

Rate Includes

  • Twin / single accommodation
  • Meet and Greet
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Teas and coffees
  • Scheduled transfers
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance


  • Gratuities and all items of a personal nature
  • Meals and drinks not specified above
  • Sightseeing and excursions other than those specified
  • Flights to and from Lamu Airport
  • Visa fees (if required)

How To Book

  1. Contact a destination specialist

Whether you wish to book this holiday vacation or wish plan your holiday trip around this itinerary idea or you have other ideas, please do get in touch by filling the booking form below or online contacts page. If using our booking form or online contacts page, an And Africa Travel safari destination specialist will contact you by email to discuss your requirements.

  1. Discuss your requirements

Our destination safari specialists have the first hand knowledge about Africa, required to put your holiday plans into action. They can answer your questions, offer suggestions and advice to suit your tastes, needs, likes and budget.

  1. Refine your tailor-made custom itinerary

Your safari specialist will carefully design your holiday trip, creating a detailed itinerary which you will receive on email. Your safari specialist will answer any further questions you have and refine it until you are completely happy.

  1. Confirmation

Once you are satisfied with all the arrangements, we ask you to complete a booking form and pay a deposit of 40% of the total cost of your trip.

  1. Staying in touch

Even after booking, you’ll undoubtedly think of more questions. Feel free to call your safari specialist at any time. The same safari specialist will handle your trip from start to finish.

  1. The Online Booking Form

Please complete the enquiry form below in as much detail as possible and one of our safari specialists will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours (48 hours on a weekend) with free, no-obligation advice, or a quote if appropriate.