Shopping in South Coast

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    Akamba Handicraft Industry Cooperative Society

    This cooperative employs an incredible 10,000 people from the local area. It’s also a non-profit organisation that produces fine woodcarvings, from animal shapes and polished calabash bowls to stick-thin Maasai figures, replica Maasai shields, salad spoons and elaborate masks. Kwa Hola/Magongo matatus (minibuses) run right past the gates from the Kobil petrol station on Jomo Kenyatta Ave. Very fair prices.

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    Yusufi Antiques & Gallery

    A real treasure trove of carvings and masks, particularly from West Africa and the Congo, as well as fetishes, brass lanterns and other goodies. Some amazing Kenyan items as well, including two-faced ceremonial masks embroidered with cowrie shells. One for collectors.

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    Imani Collective

    Fair trade woven items, bags, embroidered cushions, soft toys and other appealing gifts, created by a collective of over 50 men and women from Mtepeni village in the Kilifi district along the coast.

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    Sandal Shop

    You're likely to see these attractive leather sandals with beading embroidery all over Kenya. Watch them being made at this cobblers shop and buy them for the fairest prices around (from KSh500).

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    Old Town Antiques and Carvings

    Good selection of collectors' items – Central and West African masks and carvings – as well as numerous Kenyan small carvings of animals.

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    Sanaa Gallery

    A good place to check out traditional furniture-making, or if you're looking for an attractive yet bulky souvenir to ship home.