Even before I actively wanted to visit Kenya, I’d heard so much about beautiful Lamu. Several social media connections had posted pictures on a sunset dhow—and honestly, I wasn’t sure Lamu would be my kind of island. It seemed so remote, so far away, so still, so old. But one weekend on this slow-paced island changed my view. If you’re contemplating a visit to the Kenyan coast, put Lamu on your radar. This Lamu travel guide will provide all the information you need to make your trip a success.