Sandbar Picnics – Marimbani, Kitutia or Mange are exposed at different times each day, becoming private beaches. Stay for a breakfast, lunch or sunset picnic.
Visit the historic sites
Kua (circa 1200 – 1820) “the Pompeii of East Africa”, Ras Kisimani (circa 1200-1810) or Chole Mjini (1820-1920),
Turtle hatching – SEASENSE monitor more than 100 nests in the season on the East Coast beaches of Juani island
Swim with whale shark – Daily tours with Kitukiblu (Oct to Feb) who have perfected how to snorkel with respect to the whale shark.
Forest walks – explore the Baobab forest, the indigenous coastal forest, the inland salt pools and the lush mangroves of Juani island. Take stand-up-paddleboards to meander home through the mangrove creeks.
Stay in the tree houses of Chole Mjini Lodge, on Chole Island, in the heart of the action. Sleep in the tree-canopy and awake to bird-chorus. Dine at the community table; share laughter and stories or choose a romantic, candle-lit, firefly-lit table for two. Join community projects and make a difference (www.choletrust.org).
Samora Ave, NIC House, 10th Floor Wing A