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Golden white perfection

Mambrui is blessed with expansive beaches. You can replay your own enactment of being stranded on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nairobi, Kenya
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Fantastic sheltered beach

We drove 3km or so along the beach from Kola Beach Hotel in a hired beach pickup to Che Shale... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Mambrui, Malindi, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mambrui is blessed with expansive beaches. You can replay your own enactment of being stranded on an island.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Madame_Trey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove 3km or so along the beach from Kola Beach Hotel in a hired beach pickup to Che Shale beach. It is just stunning. The bay is long but we found the sea calm enough to swim comfortably. The water is warm, and sparkles...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FPF2013
Reviewed October 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zortean
Reviewed October 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Larry4Africa
Reviewed August 19, 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 950Julie16
Reviewed January 19, 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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank sevinh2019
Reviewed January 12, 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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JonesHeinz
Reviewed July 10, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 884,389
Reviewed January 16, 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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank DMEG86
Reviewed December 18, 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

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank 664MaryC
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