Accommodation on Funzi Island

Enjoy a relaxing stay in one of our forest bandas, tastefully furnished in tradiontal Swahili style.

  • Private Banda

    Enjoy a relaxing stay at Mikoko Cove in one of our three spacious & stylishly decorated Swahili bandas with en-suite bathrooms.
    From $50/night
  • Family Banda

    For those staying with the family or a group of friends, the Family Banda provides ample space and comfort with 5 Funzi & Lamu beds.
    From $70/night
  • Camping (own tent)

    Mikoko Cove has numerous flat camping spots in the forest where you can pitch your own tent, close to a communal bathroom.
    From $10/night

Activities on Funzi Island

Funzi Island and it's surroundings provide a wide range of activity opportunities.

Funzi Sandbank

Visit the stunning Funzi sandbank for a swim and some relaxation under our comfortable shade shelters while enjoying a cold drink.
Low tide

Ramisi River

Take a 3 hour boat trip to the beautiful Ramisi River to discover beautiful views, see the bird life and run into the occasional crocodile.
High tide

Kite Surfing

The Funzi sandbank is known to be one of the best kite surfing spots in Kenya with strong winds and shallow waters.
Any time


Enjoy some time out fishing. The waters around Funzi include a wide variety of fish such as Snapper, Kole Kole and Barracuda.
Any time

Hike to Makinyavu

Take a 45 minute hike to Makinyavu on the other side of the island and discover hidden beaches, tide pools and forest trails.
Early morning or late afternoon

Sea Kayaking

Take out one of our sea kayaks and explore the mangrove creeks and take in the beautiful scenery.
High tide

Kisite-Mpunguti Marine Park

Take a day excursion to Wasini Island for some unforgettable snorkeling or diving and a chance to swim with dolphins.
Early morning departure

Funzi Village Tour

Take a 10 minute walk to the village of Funzi and learn more about traditional coastal life on the island.
Any time

Crab hunting

Get out into the mangroves with Mwezi, an expert crab catcher, and learn how to catch the large mangroves crabs from their holes.
Low tide

Nature Trail

Take a walk on the nature trail at Mikoko Cove and learn more about the indigenous trees and their traditional medicinal uses.
All day

What Our Guests Say

Mikoko Cove is a lush and magical place located on the South Coast of Kenya. It is a very quiet and great place to relax, surrounded with Mangroves forests. I stayed a few nights and was.....
Staff was very helpful and friendly! Very nice location and restaurant is top.Breakfast is served as standard together with daily trips to sandbanks which was a great experience.....
Vitez K.
I stayed here for 5 days over the New Year. First of all, the location is magnificent. Funzi island is off the South coast of Kenya.The magic starts when a boat (very kindly) provided by.....
Eden is right here!!! Yes! It really Is! While Jesse and Sophia are not quite the first man and woman here it sure feels like it. From the uncomplicated landing at the end of a calm.....

Unforgettable Memories In Paradise

Come stay with us on Funzi Island on the beautiful South Coast of Kenya and create unforgettable memories in paradise. Be inspired by the beauty of our untouched natural environment and enjoy time together with loved ones and friends.

Take part in one of the many activities on offer on or around Funzi Island such as swimming on the beautiful sandbank and exploring the Ramisi River or take it easy and chill by the swimming pool with a cocktail in hand.

Enjoy some of the finest gourmet seafood meals the Kenyan coast has to offer and take the time to fully relax in our tropical paradise.

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