Banana House is a boutique hotel in Shela, Lamu Island. It has all the charms of a quietly elegant private home with 16 rooms spread over three houses situated in a magnificent tropical garden with swimming pool. True Wellbeing is experienced the minute you step through the door. Peaceful, warm welcome, organic food, fresh air, you immediately relax. Our social responsability, yoga, massage and the love that Monika and Banana have put into the House to give it a warm and homely atmosphere makes Banana House unique. So…welcome to Banana House. Welcome home!
Banana House offers lovely penthouses and rooms. Choose between spacious family suites and huge superior-class penthouses. You can also take us a whole floor, a whole house, or entire Banana House property with the experienced staff catering to all your needs. With its remarkable views of the sea, Banana House beautiful gardens, personal attention and welcoming atmosphere will make checking out one of the hardest things you will ever do.
Banana House has a garden that is a lush tropical paradise with bougainvillea, frangipani, hibiscus and shade providing palm trees. By night it becomes a fairy tale from 1001 nights. You will also love and enjoy the intimate pool at Banana House.
Banana House offers lovely rooms for one, two or tree people, spacious family suites and huge superior-class penthouses. You can rent a floor, a whole house, or entire Banana House.
Banana House is simply and tastefully furnished in traditional Swahili style. Sitting areas, day beds and hammocks are located throughout. A swimming pool is situated in an area of the garden abundant with exotic bird life.
Banana House kitchen is well known for its excellent daily fresh seafood like ginger crab, barbecued snapper, tuna carpaccio or yummy prawns curries as to mention a few. This Shela Hotel restaurant only uses organic, daily fresh ingredients from the local farmers or fishermen. Banana House has its own organic farm as well. Food is prepared with a lot of love and care.
Lamu Island is the perfect place to enjoy a sunset dhow trip, Lam town tour, a beach barbecue, or a trip to Manda Toto with snorkeling and fishing. At Banana House there is an activity manager who arranges all activities.