Located North East of the Kenya Coast is the adorable Manda Island which is very close to Lamu. The fact that this Island is set apart by the waters around it makes it the best destination for a getaway experience. Additionally, most of the positive reviews have been from couples who rate at 9.7 out of 10, it is ideal for honeymooners and anniversaries. The waters around it offers the tourists an opportunity to enjoy a good swimming experience in the Indian Ocean water, the gorgeous white sand at the beach offers a soothing experience to the tourists. In this you donâ€™t need to carry shoes, the sand makes it very possible to walk without shoes. Basking in the sun in this island is a heavenly experience, watching the sunset and sunrise in the evening is even more exciting as one marvel at the sun rays as they hit the water.
There are a wide variety of accommodation options in the neighborhood such as the Manda Bay, Jannat house, Amu house, Majlis Resort, Shella Royal House, Beytul, Habaib, Kijani Hotel, Red pepeer house among others. Most of these hotels and guesthouses offer a mind blowing experience to the tourists, equipped with internet connection, digital televisions, magnificent balconies to allow visitors have the best views of the Lake and the Island and the different African cuisines cutting across cultures I the whole African continent, this place is just the best in terms of hospitality. For those who love having their drinks, do not worry all the guest houses and restaurants in this place have bars which offer the best drinks and cocktails. With all these features one would expect the charges to be exorbitant, ironically the prices are very friendly as they range from US$ 20 to US$ 200 per night which is very affordable to many people.
I. Take a flight from Nairobi to Lamu
ii. Take a flight to Malindi then use a bus to connect to Manda.
iii. Use a helicopter to Manda Airport
By bus: Take a bus from Nairobi to Malindi, take another bus from Malindi to Mokowe from where you will take the ferry Manda Toto Island.
By Train: Take the train from Nairobi to Mombasa, from here use buses to connect to Lamu and finally take the ferry to Manda Toto Island.