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Welcome to Che Shale Hotel

A simple, stylish and secluded beach hotel on the coast of Kenya.

Che Shale is a small family run beach hotel situated just 25km north of Malindi. Distant enough from the crowded tourist beaches but easily accessible by road; kick off your shoes and indulge in miles of serene and deserted sands, against a lush backdrop of coconut palms and indigenous vegetation. With its blend of low key luxury and natural beauty, Che Shale has been one of Kenya’s best kept secrets for 40 + years. 

All the charm and peace of nature is captured in 9 uniquely designed, castaway chic style bandas (cottages) that combine laid back style and attention to detail. Fresh seafood by the beach, a crab farm onsite and a tempting array of activities to choose from – kitesurfing, big game fishing, dhow sailing, kayaking, and more - will keep you as active or as chilled as you wish to be.

Unhurried and uncomplicated, Che Shale is sure to charm you.

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Our 9 bandas offer a unique castaway chic style with simplistic design and open air windows that capture the charm and peace of nature.

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Our food is a blend of international cuisine enhanced by local flavours and spices. We specialise in crab but have an extensive menu of both seafood, meat and vegetarian options available too.

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With a tempting array of activities to choose from, we will keep you as active or as chilled as you wish to be.


 "Che Shale is one of those places you hesitate to recommend, because you realise you’ve found paradise and want to keep it a secret"

Che Shale Directions Malindi

The closest airport to us is Malindi Airport, just 45 minutes drive away, with frequent daily flights from Nairobi. Safari companies can organise private flights into Malindi from most safari parks. Many of the international flights fly to Mombasa Airport, which is a 3 1/2 hours drive. We can organise pick up from both locations.

For more information on directions and how to contact us click here.

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