Bembea House -Shela Lamu


Entire home hosted by Cecilia

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 2.5 baths
Dedicated workspace
A common area with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
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The 4 storied Bembea house reflects the fascinating charm of Swahili architecture mixed with electric furnishing and a personal touch of finest style and comfort. It's situated on the edge of the picturesque village Shela, alongside the dunes that fringe the long stretch of Shela Beach. Located only a few steps from the famous Peponi Hotel

The space
Bembea house is a self-catering house.
It's a home away from home.
The house sleeps 2 to 4 people in two double bedrooms. On the second floor there are 2 bedrooms they are furnished with four-poster beds, mosquito nets, ceiling fans and dressing tables. The en-suite bathrooms have hot water showers, the hot water is heated via solar panels.
The entrance hall decorated with seashells in the beautiful niches and three large stone benches ideal for sitting and relaxing. The staircase leads up to the fully equipped kitchen. The kitchen has a dining area where your friends and family can sit and dine. Through the kitchen windows you can gaze at the birds in the palm trees and enjoy the view of the sand dunes.
The third floor has a spacious dining area and an adjacent living room.
Lastly, we have a magnificent rooftop with panoramic view of the Indian Ocean and Shela village.
While relaxing in the baraza lounging area or sunbathing on the comfortable sun beds, you can feel the cool breeze from the dunes.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

City skyline view
Ocean view
Beach access
Dedicated workspace
Private patio or balcony
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Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.93 out of 5 stars from 104 reviews


Where you’ll be

Shela, Lamu, Kenya

Hosted by Cecilia

  1. Joined in September 2016
  • 104 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Swedish, have lived in Kenya. Mom, with 2 youngsters.

During your stay

Both Johnson and Sammy will look after you and the house and they can create the most amazing dishes for you.
They can also arrange Dhow trips with Bongo or Deep sea fishing with experienced captains.

Cecilia is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: English, Svenska
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 1:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with building staff
Not suitable for children and infants
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
No smoke alarm
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection
Carbon monoxide detector not required Show more

Cancellation policy