Kisimani house is located 5 minutes from the Shella beach and can be accessed by plane via Manda airstrip which is located 15 minutes away. It was originally built in olden days and is the only surviving example of ancient Swahili architecture in Shela. It has massive stone walls, carved archways and central courtyards that open up to the sky.
Kisimani House Accommodation
Due to its unique architecture, Kisimani House has an inner source of light, shade, air and privacy through the interior which is experienced through all the four levels if the house. Each level of Kisimani House comprises of self contained double en suite and private terrace area. Kisimani House can accommodate four couples or two families in four double rooms that are all en suite. There are ceiling and standing fans in the rooms as well as treated mosquito nets. There are 2 extra single beds in the bedroom annexes/veranda on each floor.On the first floor there is a communal kitchen and terrace with a cushioned seating and a hammock to lounge in under the shade of pink bougainvillea with the dining table at the center of it all and the kitchen discreetly adjacent.