Welcome To Mikoko Cove Ecolodge On Funzi Island

Nestled among the beautiful mangroves of Funzi Island on the South Coast of Kenya, Mikoko Cove provides tranquil, affordable lodging in a serene setting. Come and enjoy an unforgetable stay with us and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Funzi.

As an Ecolodge, Mikoko Cove uses Permaculture principles to find an ideal balance with nature, we strive to work together with the natural environment by utilizing the patterns and features found in our ecosystem.

Accommodation at Mikoko Cove

Mikoko Cove Ecolodge offers several types of accommodation on 9 acres of ocean-front tropical forest, encapsulated by Mangroves. Our three spacious private bandas are perfect for couples, families or groups of friends. The large dormitory banda with 7 beds and the ample camping space provide affordable options for those on a tighter budget.



Private Bandas

Enjoy a relaxing stay at Mikoko Cove in one of our spacious Swahili bandas with ensuite bathrooms.

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Dorm Beds

For those on a tighter budget, our large dorm banda offers comfortable Lamu-style beds with a shared bathroom.

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Camping & Overlanders

We have ample space for overland vehicles with roof top tents and numerous camping spots to pitch your own tent.

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Restaurant & Bar

Our large traditional Swhaili restaurant and bar offers great fresh local seafood and international dishes, cool drinks, cocktails, spirits and a nice selection of wines. The perfect place to mingle, meet other travellers and create unforgetable memories.

  Sun-cooled Drinks

Drinks are cooled by the sun through solar power

  Great Food

The freshest ingredients, straight from nature.


Have fun & share travel stories with new friends.




Visit the pristine Indian Ocean sand bank that appears at low tide. This beautiful beach in the middle of tropical blue waters provides a perfect swimming & lounging spot.


Ramisi River

Explore the unique mangrove environment and discover the abundant bird life during a scenic boat ride on the Ramisi River which mouths into the Funzi Creek.


Kisite Marine Park

Enjoy a snorkeling or scuba diving day trip to Kisite Marine Park to explore the amazing underwater life including a chance to swim with dolphins.



Enjoy a fishing trip in between the mangroves along the shore or venture out further to the reef or into the Pemba Channel.


Sea Kayaking

Mikoko Cove has three sea kayaks available. A great way to explore the mangroves or head over to the sand bank on your own.


Village tour

Take a walk around the island and visit the Wafunzi village and learn more about traditional life on the Swahili coast. Take a dip in the ocean before heading back.

Enjoy an unforgettable stay on Funzi Island, Book Now!