“Kasbah” in Shela Village, Lamu Island, Kenya
The word “Kasbah” has different meanings, such as “old city” or “watchtower”. In Arabic countries, it frequently refers to a citadel or a series of structures built behind a defensive wall. It can be considered a type of fortress.
Kasbah house in Lamu Island offers a sense of privacy and protection, along with a constant connection to the natural world.
The inner garden with its long pool, the breezy terraces overlooking the cosy town of Shela and the lush environment all around make the visitor feel connected with nature, while preserving privacy.