|KIWAYU SAFARI VILLAGE is a barefoot luxury retreat on a deserted stretch of white beach facing out over the Indian Ocean.
Kiwayu Safari Village Location
Kiwayu is located on the Kenya mainland in the most remote Dodori National Reserve some 30 miles north of Lamu Island, in a breathtakingly beautiful bay opposite Kiwayu Island.
Kiwayu Safari Village Activities
Beach Walking Culture Canoeing Honeymoon Fishing Diving Photography Birding Cuisine Water Sport Sport Facility Day Tour Child Friendly Price Range - East Africa: $250 plus
Kiwayu Safari Village Attractions
The animals that inhabit these reserves are often migratory such as elephant and buffalo. The permanent residents are lion, cheetah, serval, caracal, lesser kudu and that rare hunting dog, (apart from the monkeys, of course!). The sea is home to many types of coral fish, dugongs, whale shark, basking whale, tuna, marlin, sailfish, wahoo, kingfish and many other sports fish and edible species. The turtle lay their eggs on our sandy beaches and together with Kenya Wildlife Services we avidly protect their beat. Fishing trophies such as marlin and sailfish are released back into the sea.
Kiwayu Safari Village Facilities
A maximum of 36 guests can stay in the 18 spacious and beautifully decorated local-style cottages (bandas) spread out along the shoreline. Your home is a banda built in the local Bajuni tradition with palm thatched roof and carpeted floor. The banda is a suite consisting of a bedroom, dressing room, and shower with running water and toilet. Each hammock-strung veranda offers privacy and a panoramic view over the bay. And each one is within a few metres of the water's edge, clustered around the restaurant, the bar and the boats. Every room is furnished with a Super king-size bed surrounded by a turquoise mosquito net. It is simple, spacious and well furnished with different sitting areas and tables - with many options for that all-important siesta. These bandas are designed to blend into the dunes - no concrete, no nails, nothing to jar the senses. The dining room and bar are also built in the local Bajuni tradition with palm-thatched roofs and woven matting floors, all open-sided to the beach. After the dinner is served you will have a chance to meet the few other Kiwayu guests at the bar and enjoy a nice conversation with people from all over the world.
Kiwayu Safari Village Additional Information
Kiwayu boasts everything one could possibly desire of the perfect beach holiday, from snorkelling on beautiful coral reefs to sailing and windsurfing in the lagoon, dhow trips around the island, and fishing for barracuda and snapper in the mangrove-lined channels. Our state-of-the-art fishing boat offers access to some of the world’s greatest game fishing, with thrilling sport for sailfish, kingfish and marlin between September and April.
Kiwayu Safari Village Children Policy
Children under 2 years = free of charge
Children 3-12 years = half rate
Check In Time: 02:00:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00:00 AM