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    Banana House & Wellness Centre

    318 Plot | Shela, Mkunguni, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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    Reviewed 30 November 2015

    There has been several travel warning bout the county of Lamu, but in real sense the place that has been having security issues is Lamu main land.However, Lamu Island is the most beautiful place on earth.We stayed at Banana House and took the penthouse which...More

    Thank Mbaja B
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 5 December 2015

    Dear guest, we are so happy that you feel so safe in Lamu and that you share your experience with other travellers. We keep on promoting Lamu Island as the safest place in the Indian Ocean and we are please that you also feel the...More

    Reviewed 17 November 2015

    We went to celebrate my birthday in Shella on Lamu island and the place was so amazing. It was calm, safe and the most relaxing vacation I have had in a long long time. I would highly recommend that everyone take some time and experience...More

    Thank ashley b
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 21 November 2015

    Dear guest, Thank you so much for your lovely review as we are very happy to read that you had such a relaxing and wonderful stay! Although I didn't meet you personally I still like to wish you a Happy Birthday and hope to welcome...More

    Reviewed 26 September 2015

    Having stayed at Banana House for two nights, my wife and I found the place a decent and clean place to stay in Shela village. The staff and management were caring, and always ready to serve with a smile. The arrangement of serving breakfast and...More

    Thank Noorali A
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 28 September 2015

    Dear Guest, thank you for your time to write a review. We are happy to hear that you like our hotel, the staff and Shela. I wish I would have met you personally as I travelled but hope we meet next time. Greetings Banana House...More

    Reviewed 7 September 2015

    I stayed during the month of Ramadan, so it was very quiet in the hotel and in the village in general. I would definitely recommend staying in Shela rather than in Lamu town. It is an easy walk to the town ón the beach during...More

    Thank Merja26
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 10 September 2015

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy to inform that Shela becomes a bit more busy again! I'm sorry to hear that you are not impressed by the swimming pool. Our pool is sweet water but made salty, this is much more environmental...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2015

    I can't recommend Banana house enough, the week we spent here in July 2015 was truly perfect. The setting and grounds of the hotel are relaxing and beautiful, the staff so helpful and friendly, and we really loved the little village of Shela and close...More

    Thank ladyswashbuckler
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 12 August 2015

    Dear guest, thank you so much for your wonderful review and detailed descriptions of the house and its environment. And for future travellers , the reality is even better than words! As you will FEEL the experience! Thank you Banana House Staff

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    • US$ 126 - US$ 172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Alesha P
    10 June 2017|
    Response from Monika F | Property representative |
    Hi Alesha, yoga classes are 750 kes a class or if you do 3 or more classes 500 kes. For outsiders it is 1000 kes a class. We do lots of different trips as we have our activity manager. Costs vary of many things, people... More
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    "Bring your earplugs as the village life is quite noisy early hours...donkeys, roosters, babies etc."
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