Diamond Beach Village offers traditional Swahili thatched roof huts located directly on a private beach. Each has a a furnished patio with views of the Indian Ocean. It features an open-air restaurant and bar.
The Diamond Beach Village is situated on the island of Manda, which is the sister island to Lamu. The lodge is located on the beach front with amazing views of the open ocean, Lamu island, Shela village and dhows sailing past. It is the perfect place to come and relax for days or weeks, away from the stresses and strains of everyday life. Manda-Lamu Airport is 4 km away.
Accommodation and Meals
Diamond Beach is located on the beach front with amazing views of the open ocean, Lamu island, Shela village and dhows sailing past. It is the perfect place to come and relax for days or weeks, away from the stresses and strains of everyday life Simply furnished chalets provide a mosquito net and solar powered lighting. The private bathroom has a shower, washbasin and toilet.
Swahili or international cuisine is prepared from local ingredients such as fruits, fresh seafood and Kenyan coffee. Cocktails can be enjoyed on the terrace or on bar stools or couches at Blue Moon Bar.
Guests can relax while reading a book from the library or with a massage or yoga lesson. Snorkelling, windsurfing and sailing safaris can be enjoyed around Manda or Lamu Island.
NB: There are no cars on Lamu or Manda, the only form of transport is donkey or boat, both of which are an experience in themselves. The pace of life is inevitably slow and relaxed. The island is located roughly three degrees south of the equator therefore you can guarantee that perfect island getaway, whether it is lazing in your airy banda, on the beach or exploring the surroundings.
Diamond Beach Village provides a wonderful base from which to explore the local scenery and also take in the colourful Lamu culture and people. Or if you prefer. simply sit back, relax and luxuriate for days on end and let our friendly staff look after your every need, whether it’s breakfast in bed or drinks on the swing bed. They are happy to make your stay as peaceful and special as possible to ensure that you get into the island pace of life.