Its location, Kuruwitu, Vipingo, is home to Kuruwitu Marine Area, the first locally managed marine park in Kenya, stretching 7.5miles protecting marine life while sustainably supporting almost 30,000 villagers.
The architect has a profound passion for Swahili architecture and beauty of the wild jungle-like coast.
To preserve the natural palms and vegetation, Cardamom House was designed around the existing nature, wildlife, textures and elements.
This means that each villa will have a green element in or around it!
Manda Toto (the main house)
Facing the sea, positioned at the center of the property between Villa Shela and The Tower, Manda Toto is where guests are greeted on arrival.
The Bar, The Galleria, the Barrazza Lounge and dining are on the ground floor. The Infinity Pool is set in the corals alongside Manda Toto.
Manda Toto has two Penthouses located on the first floor, each with a Master Suite sea facing and a second room garden-facing. The rooms are inter-connected with a terraced lobby. These rooms can be reserved together or independently. An independent sea-facing terrace includes a kitchen and dining area, offering a luxurious space for privacy.
There are two suites in this Villa, all sea-facing. All rooms have access to two independent Barazzas offering spaces for privacy, sundowners, dining, and small social gatherings. The Pavilion offers a unique position with its very particular design and setting.
There are three suites in this Villa, all sea-facing. All rooms have access to two independent Barazzas offering spaces for privacy, sundowners, dining, and small social gatherings. The Pavilion offers a unique position with its very particular design and setting.
This is a beautiful sea-facing suite featuring a large king-size bed, a private garden terrace with access to the swimming pool, a walk-in closet, indoor and outdoor showers, an air conditioner, ceiling and standing fans, and internet.
The suite can easily be combined with Shela to have a three-suite family villa.