Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in Malindi

Our Shop

We really wish it were our shop, stocked as it is with cowrie-studded Congolese and West African carvings and masks to tempt collectors. Some great affordable and unusual fashion accessories, too, in the shape of...

Jewellery in Malindi


The main thing here is an extensive collection of antique silver jewellery from Lamu. Dig around, and you can also pick up some antique compasses and sextants, some malachite items and carvings.

Gifts & Souvenirs in Malindi

Mizizi Ya Afrika

This boutique take on a souvenir shop sells some beautiful carved calabashes, bowls, carvings from West Africa and Zanzibar, masks and jewellery. Smaller branch next to Uhuru Park.

Arts & Crafts in Malindi

Malindi Handicrafts Cooperative

This community project employs local artisans and the woodcarvings are of high quality. To get there, turn off the main road to Mombasa near the BP petrol station; the centre is 2km along a dirt road, just...

Antiques in Malindi

Nafisa Store

Look no further for pieces of Africana, vintage furnishings, lanterns, soapstone carvings, antiques and – let's be honest – plain old junk. This is definitely one of the most eccentric and interesting stores in...