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    Banana House & Wellness Centre

    318 Plot | Shela, Mkunguni, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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    Reviewed 16 January 2017

    I stayed here for 3 nights and loved my trip! Banana House has all you need - nice small pool, loads of places to relax/hammocks, soft cushions. I likes the communal style dinner table which is on each level of the guesthouse - good for...More

    Thank AnnaLou1981
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 18 January 2017

    Dear guest, thank you so much for your warm review and good descriptions of the place and of course we are very happy to read that you feel so safe. I'm also sorry to hear about the pedicure and we have take it up with...More

    Reviewed 12 December 2016

    Just got home from a relaxing weekend at this place in Shela. Great food prepared to order at reasonable prices, lovely small swimming pool, 10 minute walk to the beach, friendly owners and staff team, free airport transfers. Only downside was the mosquitoes - there...More

    1  Thank Helen A
    Reviewed 25 November 2016

    If you looking for a few relaxing days on Lamu, Banana house it is. Excellent and helpful staff, free airport pick up and drop off. This old Swahili style house is located few minutes walk from the beach and some 30 minutes walk (by the...More

    1  Thank Dinko P
    Reviewed 20 November 2016

    This isn't 5 star luxury but it's most definitely that tropical, get away from it all, understated spoiling that I needed... comfortable rooms, charming pool and communal areas, staff on hand for anything, almost anytime and then chill out yoga so you start day the...More

    Thank MalibuEssex
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 23 November 2016

    Dear Guest, thank you so much for your review, which we highly appreciate as you are a very established review writer for TripAdvisor, with a lot of experience in travel. Indeed we are not the 5 star luxury, which we don't want to be as...More

    Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

    We spend 4 days at Banana house. (Already missing it) It was the best holiday we've had so far. The hosts treats you like one of the family and always willing to accommodate you. I look forward to visiting banana house again to get away...More

    Thank mark m
    Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 13 November 2016

    Dear guest, thank you for your big compliment that we treat you like one of the family. As we like to make our guests feel at home and comfortable. We hope to welcome you back soon again.

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    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
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    • Price range
    • US$105 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Coast Province >
    • Lamu Island
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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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