Kipungani Explorer
Luxury Twin Banda, Kipungani Explorer in Lamu Island
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Restaurant, Kipungani Explorer in Lamu Island
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Restaurant, Kipungani Explorer in Lamu Island
Restaurant, Kipungani Explorer in Lamu Island

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until 10:00
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Closest landmarks
Manda Airport
12.9 km
Malindi Airport
128.7 km
Vipingo Airport
202.6 km
Bamburi Airport
220.3 km
Moi International Airport
233.2 km
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Kipungani Explorer

Waterfront/beach, Lamu Island, Kenya - See map

Conveniently situated in the Waterfront/beach part of Lamu Island, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Rated with 3.5 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and outdoor pool on-site.


Airport transfer




Laundry service


Airport transfer

Shuttle service

Swimming pool [outdoor]




Laundry service

Safety deposit boxes

Distance to city center2.6 km

Rooms available at Kipungani Explorer

Luxury Double Banda
  • Room size: 36 m²/388 ft²
  • Beach view
  • 1 double bed
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Luxury Twin Banda
  • Room size: 36 m²/388 ft²
  • Beach view
  • 2 single beds
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Frequently asked questions

Does Kipungani Explorer have bars on-site?

Experience your trip the finest way with a drink in your hand at Kipungani Explorer's bar readily available right in front of your doorstep for whenever you need a sip or two.

Does Kipungani Explorer provide airport transfer?

Kipungani Explorer offers airport transfer service upon request! Additional fees may apply. To request, check the box on the booking form just before the payment page.

Does Kipungani Explorer have a swimming pool?

While staying at Kipungani Explorer, you can enjoy the swimming pool facility to get your day started the best way with a splash for a stimulating morning or evening.

What type of water sports activities are offered at Kipungani Explorer?

Kipungani Explorer features water sport activities such as water sports (non-motorized) for you to enjoy.

Does Kipungani Explorer offer laundry services?

Yes! Kipungani Explorer offers laundry service at your grasp for whenever you need your favorite shirts or dresses clean and fresh all throughout your getaway. Please contact the property for more information.

What is the average travel time to the closest airport from Kipungani Explorer?

The average travel time to get from Kipungani Explorer to the airport is 45 minutes, but please bear in mind that the travel time may differ based on traffic, weather conditions, and time of day.

What is the minimum age requirement for guest at Kipungani Explorer?

Kipungani Explorer only allows guest visitors that are over 18 years old to stay at this property. In case you're looking for child- or family-friendly properties, please navigate to property facilities filter feature and select the "family/child friendly" filter for more options.

What are the property's policies for children's bedding at Kipungani Explorer?

Kipungani Explorer's policy relating to children's bedding considers guests age 2 years and older as adults, and therefore requires an extra bed which will incur an additional fee. You can find additional information about specific child policy and age range for this property, by checking the "Property policies" section located in the property page for more details.

When was Kipungani Explorer built?

Kipungani Explorer was built in 1996.

How many rooms does Kipungani Explorer have?

Kipungani Explorer has a total of 12 rooms.

What time is check-in and check-out at Kipungani Explorer?

Check-in is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may inquire about early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Customers checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee.

More about Kipungani Explorer

More about Kipungani Explorer

Discover the Tranquil Beauty of Kipungani Explorer in Lamu Island

Welcome to Kipungani Explorer, a hidden gem nestled in the pristine paradise of Lamu Island, Kenya. Built in 1996, this 3.5-star hotel offers a serene and secluded retreat for those seeking a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With its breathtaking views, warm hospitality, and luxurious amenities, Kipungani Explorer is the perfect haven for relaxation and rejuvenation. Boasting a total of 12 well-appointed rooms, Kipungani Explorer ensures a personalized and intimate experience for its guests. Each room is tastefully decorated with a blend of traditional African elements and modern comforts, creating a harmonious and inviting ambiance. Whether you choose a beachfront bungalow or a garden suite, you can expect a spacious and comfortable sanctuary that will make you feel right at home. At Kipungani Explorer, check-in begins at 12:00 PM, allowing you to settle in and start your vacation at your own pace. The hotel's check-out time is until 10:00 AM, giving you ample time to enjoy a leisurely breakfast and bid farewell to this idyllic paradise. Please note that children are welcome at the hotel, although there may be extra charges for their stay. This ensures a peaceful and serene atmosphere for all guests to enjoy.

Unwind and Indulge at Kipungani Explorer's Entertainment Facilities

When it comes to entertainment, Kipungani Explorer on Lamu Island, Kenya, offers a range of facilities to ensure a memorable and enjoyable stay. Step into the world of retail therapy at the hotel's charming shops, where you can find locally made crafts, souvenirs, and unique treasures to take home as a reminder of your time in Lamu. Whether you're looking for a gift for loved ones or simply want to treat yourself, these shops have something for everyone. After a day of exploring the island's beauty, head to the hotel's bar for a refreshing drink and a lively atmosphere. Sip on a tropical cocktail as you watch the stunning sunset over the Indian Ocean, or mingle with fellow guests and locals to immerse yourself in the vibrant Lamu culture. With a wide selection of beverages and a friendly staff, the bar at Kipungani Explorer is the perfect place to unwind and socialize. For those seeking relaxation and rejuvenation, the hotel offers soothing massage services. Indulge in a pampering session and let the skilled therapists melt away your stress and tension with their expert techniques. Whether you opt for a traditional Swahili massage or a deep tissue treatment, the serene ambiance and skilled hands at Kipungani Explorer's massage facilities will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized. With its enticing shops, lively bar, and indulgent massage services, Kipungani Explorer provides a range of entertainment facilities to enhance your stay in Lamu Island. Immerse yourself in the local culture, unwind with a drink in hand, or treat yourself to a blissful massage - the choice is yours at this idyllic beachfront retreat.

Exciting Sports Facilities at Kipungani Explorer

At Kipungani Explorer, get ready for an action-packed vacation with an array of thrilling sports facilities that will leave you exhilarated. Dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean and explore the underwater world with a range of non-motorized water sports. Grab a kayak and paddle your way through the gentle waves, or try your hand at windsurfing and feel the rush of adrenaline as you glide across the water. For those seeking a more relaxing experience, take a leisurely sail on a traditional dhow and soak in the breathtaking views of the surrounding islands. If you prefer a faster pace, Kipungani Explorer also offers motorized water sports for the adventurous souls. Hop on a jet ski and zoom through the waves, feeling the wind in your hair and the thrill of speed. For a unique experience, try your hand at waterskiing or wakeboarding, and challenge yourself to master these exciting water sports. After an action-packed day, unwind and cool off in the outdoor pool at Kipungani Explorer. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, the pool provides a serene oasis where you can relax and soak up the sun. Whether you're looking to swim a few laps or simply lounge by the poolside with a refreshing drink, the outdoor pool offers the perfect setting for relaxation and rejuvenation. With its inviting waters and tranquil ambiance, it's the ideal spot to unwind after a day of adventure and exploration.

Convenience Facilities at Kipungani Explorer

At Kipungani Explorer, we strive to make your stay as convenient and hassle-free as possible. Our range of convenience facilities ensures that you have everything you need right at your fingertips. One of the services we offer is a laundry service. Whether you're traveling light or simply want to freshen up your clothes, our professional staff will take care of all your laundry needs. You can enjoy your time exploring Lamu Island knowing that your clothes will be cleaned and ready for your next adventure. Additionally, we provide safety deposit boxes for our guests. We understand the importance of keeping your valuables secure, which is why we offer this facility. You can store your passports, cash, and other important items with peace of mind, knowing that they are safe and protected throughout your stay. At Kipungani Explorer, we prioritize your convenience and safety. With our laundry service and safety deposit boxes, you can relax and enjoy your time in Lamu Island, knowing that we have taken care of the little details for you.

Convenient Transport Facilities at Kipungani Explorer

At Kipungani Explorer, we understand the importance of seamless travel experiences, which is why we offer a range of convenient transport facilities to cater to our guests' needs. From airport transfers to tours and shuttle services, we have you covered. When you arrive at Lamu Island, our dedicated airport transfer service will be ready to whisk you away to our tranquil oasis. Sit back and relax as our professional drivers navigate the scenic routes, allowing you to soak in the breathtaking beauty of the island. Our airport transfer service ensures a hassle-free journey, making your arrival and departure seamless. If you're looking to explore the wonders of Lamu Island, our knowledgeable tour guides are available to curate unforgettable experiences for you. Whether you want to discover the vibrant culture and history of Lamu Town or embark on a thrilling dhow safari, our tours are designed to cater to all interests and preferences. Additionally, we offer a convenient shuttle service that allows you to easily access nearby attractions, such as Shela Village and the pristine beaches. Our shuttle service runs at regular intervals, ensuring you have the freedom to explore the island at your own pace. With our comprehensive transport facilities, you can relax and focus on creating lasting memories during your stay at Kipungani Explorer.

A Gastronomic Delight at Kipungani Explorer's Restaurant

Indulge in a culinary journey like no other at Kipungani Explorer's restaurant. Nestled on the beautiful shores of Lamu Island, Kenya, this dining facility offers a gastronomic delight that will satisfy even the most discerning palates. The restaurant at Kipungani Explorer boasts a picturesque setting with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. As you dine, you'll be mesmerized by the gentle sea breeze and the sound of waves crashing against the pristine white sand. The open-air design allows guests to fully immerse themselves in the tranquil surroundings while enjoying their meals. The menu at Kipungani Explorer's restaurant is a celebration of local flavors and international cuisine. Expert chefs craft dishes using the freshest ingredients sourced from the island's bountiful waters and nearby farms. From succulent seafood caught that very day to flavorful vegetarian options, there is something to please every taste bud. Indulge in the catch of the day, grilled to perfection, or savor the aromatic spices of traditional Swahili dishes. Pair your meal with a carefully selected wine from the extensive list, or enjoy a refreshing cocktail as you watch the sun set over the horizon. Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner for two or a memorable dining experience with friends and family, Kipungani Explorer's restaurant is the perfect choice. Immerse yourself in the flavors of Lamu Island and create unforgettable memories in this idyllic setting.

Experience Paradise on the Waterfront of Lamu Island

Welcome to Kipungani Explorer, a hidden gem nestled on the breathtaking waterfront of Lamu Island in Kenya. This idyllic beachfront retreat offers a truly unparalleled experience for those seeking a slice of paradise. With its pristine white sandy beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and lush tropical landscapes, Kipungani Explorer is the perfect destination for beach lovers and water enthusiasts alike. Step outside your luxurious accommodation and find yourself immersed in a world of natural beauty. Take a leisurely stroll along the powdery shoreline, feeling the soft sand between your toes and listening to the soothing sound of the waves crashing against the shore. Dive into the refreshing waters for a swim, snorkel, or paddleboarding adventure, and discover a vibrant underwater world teeming with colorful coral reefs and exotic marine life. For the ultimate relaxation, simply unwind on a sun lounger and soak up the warm African sun while sipping on a refreshing cocktail. The beachfront at Kipungani Explorer offers the perfect setting for sunbathing, beach picnics, and romantic sunset walks. Whether you're seeking adventure or tranquility, the waterfront of Lamu Island is a haven that promises an unforgettable experience for all who visit.

Traveling to Kipungani Explorer: A Serene Beachfront Escape in Lamu Island, Kenya

Situated on the picturesque Lamu Island in Kenya, Kipungani Explorer is a hidden gem that offers a tranquil and secluded getaway for travelers seeking an idyllic beachfront experience. To reach this enchanting retreat, visitors can make use of the nearby airports and enjoy a seamless journey to their tropical paradise. The nearest airport to Kipungani Explorer is the Manda Airport, located in Lamu Island. Upon arrival, travelers can easily access the resort by taking a short boat transfer, which adds an element of adventure to the journey. As you glide through the crystal-clear waters, you'll be mesmerized by the breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and the untouched beauty of the surrounding islands. For those arriving at Moi International Airport in Mombasa, a domestic flight to Lamu Island is the most convenient option. From Lamu Airport, a boat transfer will take you to Kipungani Explorer, allowing you to immerse yourself in the serene ambiance and natural splendor that awaits. Whether you choose to fly directly to Lamu Island or make a stopover in Mombasa, the journey to Kipungani Explorer is an integral part of the experience. As you venture towards this beachfront haven, you'll feel the stresses of everyday life melt away, replaced by a sense of tranquility and anticipation for the unforgettable moments that await you at Kipungani Explorer.

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Amenities and facilities

Languages spoken
  • English
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Massage
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tours
  • Water sports (motorized)
  • Water sports (non-motorized)
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
Services and conveniences
  • Laundry service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shops
  • Smoking area
  • Pets allowed
Getting around
  • Airport transfer
  • Shuttle service


Kipungani Beach, Waterfront/beach, Lamu Island, Kenya

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).

  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

  • Check-in from12:00
  • Check-out until10:00
  • Reception open until00:00
Getting around
  • Distance from city center2.6 km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)45
The property
  • Number of bars/lounges1
  • Number of floors0
  • Number of restaurants1
  • Number of rooms 12
  • Year property opened1996
  • Most recent renovation0
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