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 the many animals you’ll see on an evening game drive. Eat dinner under the stars and feel your stresses melt away.
This former trading town has been a center for commerce since the 2nd Century, and is now a rather well kept secret. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is the oldest town on Kenya, and you can use it as a base to explore the nearby countryside, or sail in a traditional dhow.