Dhow racing - Kenya

Lamu dhows are famous for their speed and during the season various races are take place. Each race usually involves 10 to 15 dhows in the fierce and exciting encounter.


“Dhow race” by Henrik Bennetsen. CC2

Accommodation

Munira Island Camp

Munira Island Camp is located on Kiwayu Island, near Lamu. There are places that claim to be 'Robinson Crusoe' but aren't really...and then there are those that couldn't be more so if they tried. Munira is owned and run by...

Manda Bay

Arrive in true A-list style – by boat, direct from the tiny Lamu Airport. Tamarind trees line the beachfront at this northern tip of Manda Island. You’ll be joined by a host of wildlife, including friendly bushbabies and any of...

Baytil Ajaib

Just two rooms and two suites means staying at this self-proclaimed ‘house of wonders’ is an intimate affair. Local antiques and period touches give the place an elegant atmosphere, and there are myriad places to relax, from the sunny courtyard...

When to Visit
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