Lamu is an island in the southeast of Kenya, on the coast of the Indian Ocean. The Swahili people have had their settlements on this island for centuries. The Lamu town is the oldest continuous settlement in Kenya and is on the UNESCO list. There is Fort Lamu in the town of Lamu, make sure to check it up. Also, visit the Lamu Museum, which is considered the second-highest quality museum in Kenya. Shela beach is another place on the island that must be visited because 12 kilometers of sand guarantee that you will find a piece of beach just for yourself. Pay attention to the currents, which can be strong here.