Needing a break from Nairobi, Faith Kanja heads off to the coast for a relaxing weekend filled with yoga, sunset cruises at Mida Creek, Thai massages, healthy food and an immersion into nature at the beautiful Watamu Treehouse.
The Cabanas at Kizingoni Beach in Lamu: this is the kind of secluded paradise that ignites the romance without much effort, and as long as you’re with a partner, you’re instantly put under a spell, writes Wendy Watta.
Katy Fentress sets out to find out more about Swahili culture and its rich history by heading to Tanzania and visiting the ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani, once the epicentre of the vibrant East African coastal trade.
While staying at Subira House in Lamu Old Town, Wendy Watta delves into traditional Swahili architecture and, faced with a slowly evolving island, muses that some places should perhaps be left untouched.
Having spent a glorious week exploring its beaches, sampling local and Italian food, following strangers on impromptu adventures and diving head first into an array of excursions, Wendy Watta makes a case for why you should visit Malindi.