Kijaniís rooms and gardens are filled with antiques or handmade replicas of the furniture, lanterns, ornaments, and utensils that graced the stately houses of Lamuís past.
An arrangement of ceramic water pots stand used to carry oil and water aboard
ships centuries ago stand under the shade of a palm tree.
Each room has a private veranda shaded from sight by arabesque archways and trees. The 10 rooms are vast and cool, shards of sunlight and ample breeze welcomed
through tall shutters.
A canopied Swahili bed stands beside antique cupboards and tables coloured with
hand-painted Indian tiles and painted glass. In the bathroom, intricately carved
mirrors set off the sensuous effect of the walls, ceiling, and floor in warm
ochre, its heady oriental effect heightened by shafts of light filtering
through shutters from the world outside.
Kijani restaurant offer an exotic selection of seafood, Swahili dishes and a touch of Italian cuisine. Fruit and vegetable are coming from the Kijani small farm in the middle of Lamu Island.