Nyumba Papaya, Shela Village

A bright and colourful 4-bedroom house surrounded by gardens and greenery and set in an unusually quiet and breezy position on the southern edge of the village, from Nyumba Papaya it is just a short walk over the sand dunes to Shela’s magnificent 8-mile beach.

Summary

  • A charming and characterful house in a private and peaceful setting.
  • Airy indoor-outdoor living with verandas and roof terraces
  • Luxuriant walled gardens and vibrant decor
  • Accommodates up to 8 guests in 2 double and 2 twin bedrooms
  • From ksh 30,000 per night for 4 guests

Detailed Information

Location

Nyumba Papaya sits in a quiet position on the southern fringes of Shela Village close to Fatuma’s Tower guest house and yoga retreat.  The island’s main beach is less than 500 metres away from the house and can be accessed via the sand dunes without going through the village.  Lamu Town is two miles north of Shela, and Manda Island and its airport are just a short boat ride away.

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Rates

Standard rental rates

  • Ksh 30,000 per night for up to 4 guests
  • Ksh 5,000 per night per additional guest

Maximum occupancy – 8 guests

Minimum stay – 2 nights

Christmas & New Year

Ksh 55,000 per night for up to 8 guests

Minimum stay – 7 nights

Rentals are on a ‘self-catering’ basis and include the services of cook and housekeeper / gardener

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