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A Hidden Oasis

Just today we were motorbiking down a long nearly deserted beach during low tide, and found this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Larry4Africa
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Kitale
surprise lunch visit

This is tucked out of the way right on the beachfront of the Indian ocean. Known for its fantastic... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
950Julie16
,
Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Off the beaten track lies Che Shale right on the Indian Ocean and with wonderful view of miles and miles of beautiful beach. It’s in need of some TLC and the indoor area is very dark. Only a couple of sunbeds had shades so there...More

Thank zortean
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just today we were motorbiking down a long nearly deserted beach during low tide, and found this place tucked away among the sand dunes and palm trees. Stopped in for a cold one and some chips. OK not much of an experience to give a...More

Thank Larry4Africa
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is tucked out of the way right on the beachfront of the Indian ocean. Known for its fantastic crab, the food and service were excellent. Would definitely return next time we are in Malindi.

Thank 950Julie16
Reviewed 20 January 2018

It is marvellous, a long and wide beach ideal for sunbathing as due to the winds the heat is easily supported. It is also well known for kite surfing.

Thank Sevin H
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We popped in for a relaxed lunch on a grey and breezy afternoon. The cold beer, warm service, genuine friendliness of the staff and fantastic food lifted our spirits. Absolutely worthwhile the drive from Malindi.

Thank JonesHeinz
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Consistent winds , flat water , waves , no urchins and warm waters make this the ultimate destination for kite surfing coupled with the awesome accommodation and food. Vegans on our tour were also highly impressed with the variations in their meals and the flexibility...More

Thank 884 389
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Expansive beach, great for kite-surfing or swimming, the sand is gold color making it very unique. Several small restaurants and hotels in the area

Thank DMEG86
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Amazing venue built out of eco friendly materials Che Shale is tucked away north of Malindi acroos sandy flat dunes so you need 4 wheel drive to get there. Kite surfers paradise and great to watch them. Pyrite sand that glitters gold. Fabulous food. Great...More

Thank 664MaryC
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Well, you turn off the tarmacLamu road , North of Malindi, to the right going North, onto a sandy track. There is a sign pointing to the beach resort, but you have to look for it. Go on down the sandy track. Golden rule, don't...More

Thank jonathan730
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We only went there for a swim and lunch. To me, it was the Robinson Crusoe experience: After crossing a few majestic sand dunes, you arrive at this marvellous place on the most beautiful sandy beach with African thatched roofs hanging overhead. We had a...More

Thank Antoine S. T
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