When we think of Kenya, safaris always come to mind, but not the image of its beaches. Its coastline is exceptional, with miles of fine white sandy beaches surrounded by coconut groves and lapped by the incredibly warm waters of the Indian Ocean.
Malindi is a haven for those in search of relaxation, uncrowded places where life revolves around the sea and the beach. It’s a hideaway destination, traditionally chosen by jet-setters such as Richard Burton, who sought the privacy that few places can offer like Mailindi, specifically in the bay known as Che Shale.
Situated on one of Kenya’s most pristine beaches, this idyllic lodge is recommended as a base camp. The perfect place to live an African experience. Isolated, surrounded by lush vegetation and just a few metres from the unspoilt Che Shale beach, this magnificent property consists of a main house and a guest house.
The property is set on a three and a half hectare estate bordering an endless pristine beach. The house has four bedrooms, four bathrooms and is surrounded by porches.
Built with local natural materials, it is configured for living with all the comforts you can get in such a brutally wild place. It has the charm of an authentic castaway hut on the edge of the sea, and it is here that our African adventure begins, where we will learn first-hand about Swahili culture.
From here we will visit the best safaris, temples, visit the national parks, we will recommend you where the best places for water sports are, the main cities, original activities such as seeing a snake and crocodile farm, as well as visiting the spectacular coastline.
A few metres from the farm there is a kite surfing school, and the Che Shale hotel, designed after the traditional “bandas” hidden among the coconut trees. They have a bar and restaurant specialising in international cuisine where we highlight the local seafood as one of the specialities of the local gastronomy.
Welcome to a “Memories of Africa” experience. A place of inspiration where the fashionable concepts of “eco slow” and “eco chic” reach their maximum exponent, but in a natural and authentic way…they invented it.
An ideal getaway for families or groups of kiters.
If you need more capacity, you can book “bandas” at the Hotel Che Shale, which can accommodate around 18-25 people.