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Idyllic honeymoons at The Majlis Hotel, Kenya

26th October 2009 Print

Set on the idyllic Manda Island in the romantic Lamu archipelago on Kenya's Northern Coast, The Majlis is a luxury boutique hotel with the ambience, comfort and intimacy of a private home.

With a superb beachfront location and breathtaking views over the Ras Kitau bay and Shela village, The Majlis is ideal for honeymooners looking to visit Kenya’s gorgeous palm-fringed coastline, whether it’s to dive into the crystal clear waters teeming with sea life or simply to relax in the sunshine. The Majlis would also be the perfect add on to a safari in Kenya.

The Majlis is offering honeymooners a fantastic 7 nights for the price of 5 deal, valid for bookings made before 30th April 2010 and for stays up to 15th December 2010 (excluding 23rd December 2009 – 2nd January 2010). Honeymoon couples will also receive a complimentary private sunset dhow cruise, a romantic voyage around the bay watching the sun drop into the ocean with a cocktail in hand.

A unique blend of contemporary and traditional styles, The Majlis blends seamlessly with its island surroundings. Each of the hotel’s 25 rooms is unique in character and style, and features traditionally high beamed ceilings and terraces with spectacular views of the beach, landscaped gardens or mangrove forests. The spectacular makuti thatched restaurant offers the island’s best local seasonal produce in an exquisite setting with breathtaking panoramic views across the bay to Lamu and the lush green mangroves, whilst the two bar areas are the ideal place from which to enjoy the sunset or a drink under the stars. Guests can also enjoy a private white sand beach and two beautiful swimming pools, built in the shade of the indigenous acacia and palm trees, providing a cool contrast to the warmth of the African sun.

The natural surroundings of Lamu are spectacular and offer a variety of activities to suit all tastes and to keep active all day, from diving and snorkelling on the coral reefs to windsurfing, kite-surfing, water-skiing or wake-boarding - at certain times of year dolphins and whales can also be spotted in the bay. Visits to Lamu Town to explore romantic winding streets lined with intricately carved doorways and scented with spices offer a glimpse into Lamu’s past.

With its tropical climate, unspoiled scenery and wealth of activities on offer, the Majlis is the perfect getaway for couples looking for a relaxing and romantic holiday.

Lamu can be reached by air from Kenya’s main airports, Nairobi, Mombasa and Malindi. The Majlis can also organise private air-transfers on the hotel’s 2 light aircrafts which are also available for excursions to other Kenyan destinations.

The special honeymoon offer of 7 nights for the price of 5 costs from £2,200 per couple and includes accommodation on a Full Board basis and complimentary sunset dhow cruise for 2.

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