Lamu County is located in the northern coast of Kenya. It covers an area of 6,273.1 sq km with average temperature of 27.3 °C and rainfall averages 950mm per annum. The county has 1 local authority (County Council of Lamu) Lamu Town is the administrative capital
Lamu County boasts rich Swahili architecture which has brought the world to its doorstep and is among the regions star attractions. It’s preservation has been taken a notch higher by the United Nations decision to declare the region a World Heritage Site. The regions waterfront is a busy port. Plans are underway to set up Kenya’s second port at Lamu.
The county with its rich heritage and unique architecture is a famed tourist destination and is haven for private villa enthusiasts. A number of Hotels have been established in Lamu.