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One of a Kind

the only wetland of its type in Eastern Africa.


Just 7 beautiful cottages built from driftwood, mangrove poles and thatch, with stunning views.

River Meets Ocean

Fabulous views overlooking the old delta of the Tana River and the Indian Ocean.

Escape Crowds

No crowded beaches here - 67km of vast uninhabited beach that is stunningly wild.

“The Wild place by the Sea”

Delta Dunes, “The Wild place by the Sea” is a lodge uniquely combining beach, river and bush to give you an unforgettable experience.

Perched on top of miles of rolling, rippling sand dunes with fabulous views overlooking the old delta of the Tana River on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other, alfresco accommodation and mess area are built in a castaway style but with all the ultimate comforts.

This is the only wetland of its type in Eastern Africa.

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Guest Cottages

Seven “dune‟ cottages built from driftwood, mangrove poles and thatch. All are open and have spectacular views of the sea, river or both; they are cool and shaded and mosquito nets enclose the double beds at night. The family cottage accommodates 4 people (plus room for extra bed). The cottages are accessed by many steps up the sand dunes. Power is available in all rooms. Bathrooms are large open sun-filled areas; all en-suite with flush toilets, hot and cold running water and powerful showers.

Get away from it all

Escape the Crowds

No crowded beaches here with 67km of vast uninhabited beach that is wild, exciting and obviously stunning to behold… and all to yourself! At low tide the beach is serene and relaxing. Miles of rippling, rolling sand dunes stand majestically overlooking the creek on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other; fantastic views and exciting game tracking through the sand in the early mornings.

Make the most of your stay

Activities at Delta Dunes

Activities include boat cruises for sun-downers and bird and game spotting, bush walks with armed & experienced guides, creek fishing, water skiing, kayaking, tubing, swimming, surfing & sand yachting. Boat trips with the local community on the fresh water river to see hundreds of birds, crocodiles and hippos. Special highlights: exceptional resident and migrant bird life; pods of hippos & crocodile; endemic Tana River bushbuck; buffalo, lion, leopard and elephant can occasionally be seen and tracks usually found on game walks; cultural visits and dances by the local indigenous Pokomo and Orma tribes.

Make yourself at home

Facilities at Delta Dunes

Take a look at some of the guest facilities available at Delta Dunes, that will allow you relax and enjoy your stay.


Experience al fresco dining with magnificent view of the ocean, epic African sunsets and a menu that focuses on the local freshly-caught seafood.


Enjoy your favourite drink at the bar, relax in the lounge area or enjoy the magical views of the ocean and delta from the terrace.


Set against the backdrop of the Indian Ocean, the pool is a perfect place to relax with family or friends, enjoying the unique, magical surroundings with a warm, coastal breeze.


Enjoy the vast array of activities on offer at Delta Dunes, from fishing to kayaking to cultural tours. There's something for everyone to enjoy.

Responsible Tourism

Delta Dunes is a community-owned and managed eco-lodge. It’s run by Kenyans with the aid of staff from the local communities. Guests are encouraged to visit and engage with the local community through the host of activities on offer, including cultural visits, water sports and fishing.

Photos are supplied to us by Secluded Africa and may be credited to various sources.

Interested in staying here?

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