Manda Bay

Manda Bay: Information from the owner

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Type Lodge
No. of rooms 22
Last updated 30-Oct-2017

Main description of Manda Bay

Manda Bay: Facilities

Property facilities Pool
Room facilities Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fan, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Mosquito Nets, Shower, Verandah
Available services Airport Shuttle (Complimentary), Credit Card, Room Service
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Beach Drop Off, Bird Watching, Boating, Catch-and-release Fishing, Fine Dining, Fishing, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Gourmet Picnic, Kayaking, Kite Surfing, Massages, Sailing, Scenic Flights, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Walks (Guided), Water Skiing, Wildlife Tours, Windsurfing, Helicopter Scenic Flights, Jet Skis, Museums, Whale Watching

Room types at Manda Bay

Beach Front Rooms

Beach Front Rooms

Beach Front rooms, of which there are 11, are situated right on the sea front, and have stunning views across the Indian Ocean. Each room is an individual cottage, constructed with local materials in traditional coastal style, with palm thatch roofs and woven matting covering. Each of the rooms in ensuite.

Garden Rooms

Garden Rooms

Our Garden Rooms, of which there are six, have been designed to accommodate guests on a cheaper rate - the rooms are simpler but very comfortable, and set back in the gardens of the resort. Each room is constructed with local materials in traditional coastal style, with palm thatch roofs and woven matting covering. Each of the rooms is ensuite.

Sea View Rooms

Sea View Rooms

Five rooms are set back slightly from the beach front, and have lovely views of the ocean. Each room has stunning sea view and are constructed with local materials in traditional coastal style, with palm thatch roofs and woven matting covering. Each of the rooms is ensuite. Children will automatically be allocated a Sea View Room, unless parents request otherwise.

Activities at Manda Bay

Deep sea fishing

Deep sea fishing

Experience the best Kenya has to offer in its seas - with a once in a lifetime experience! Go deep sea fishing on Manda Bay boat 'Cheza' and try to snag a fish as big as yourself!

Fishing trips can last half day, full day or overnight.

Motorboat activities

Motorboat activities

Use the Manda Bay motorboat for water-based activities such as donuting, waterskiing, wakeboarding or scenic tours around the mangroves.

Weddings at Manda Bay

Weddings at Manda Bay

Weddings at Manda Bay are a romantic and stunning affair. Set either on the beach or undertake shade of a baobab tree, Manda Bay provides the perfect location.

Manda Bay can host up to 50 people, with accommodation in the lodge and luxury tented camping. These tents, as well as extra catering would need to be brought over from the mainland as there is no option on Manda Island.

Wildlife drive

Wildlife drive

While staying at Manda Bay, leave the white sandy beaches to explore the bushy lands behind the lodge. There are many animals on Manda island, include a resident herd of buffalo, which can be viewed from the Manda Bay safari car.

It is also possible to explore the Manda ruins that are on the island, which were lived in until the 18th century and now lie derelict and can make a great afternoon activity.

Restaurants at Manda Bay

Eating at Manda Bay

Renowned for its excellent food, Manda Bay creates delicious gourmet cuisine, using the freshest ingredients possible including a large variety of hand-selected seafood. Breakfasts of fresh fruit, cereals and a choice of cooked breakfasts, homemade buffet-style lunches and 3-course dinners on the beach under the stars. Guests may eat alone or with a group as they wish. All food preferences and allergies are catered for with prior notice.

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