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Marula Studios

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19 Mar 2018
“A great place to see and have lunch in Karen”
20 Dec 2018
“No longer in KAREN”
Discover the unique, ethically made eco creations in our shop from over 50 Kenyan suppliers. Take an inspiring guided tour through The FlipFlop Recycling Company's production workshops to see the evolution of trash into treasure. Watch talented...more
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Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi 00503, Kenya
+254 726 248774
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Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

This place is no longer on Marula rd in Karen. Facilities are closed. No one seemed to know where the new location was.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank verito235
Reviewed 19 March 2018

It was pouring with rain when I visited so I was unable to see the Ocean Sole part of the business. I did have a very nice lunch in the garden cafe and bought a mug with the journey of the Maasai on it that...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TravelbugVietnam
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The shop has an excellent selection of African/Kenyan handicrafts - in addition to the fli flop arts of Ocean Sole.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank DaveProuty
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I went to Ocean Sole during a day tour of attractions in Karen. They hire women to collect flip flops off the beaches and then they recycle them into wonderful, fun, colorful art and jewelry. They also have a foundation supporting marine conservation and whose...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank 645joe
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We travelled here to visit Ocean Sole which makes arty trinkets out of old flip flops. The studio was well stocked and the products were of good quality and whilst the prices are quite high we each found something we wanted to buy. Even the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jon T
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Nice pleasant and interesting place to drop by, see how sandals (aka Aussie thongs) are recycled into gifts. We bought a rhino (~ US$70). Quiet and excellent quality food for lunch. I had 1/2 seasoned chicken BBQ with salad, potatoes; other had fish, etc. Reasonably...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank oscar_oz37
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I had some extra time after lunch at the Karen Blixen Gardens and before the adoptive parent visit at the Sheldrick orphanage. My driver suggested this. I'm so glad. Got to have a tour of how the animals are made and they make great/unique gifts...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank MichiganLaurena
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I visited the place and i could not imagine how creative they were, the whole idea is amazing, recycling things that i thought wont make any meaning to human nature, the staff are friendly and explain to you, the rates were competitive and really amazing...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Suburbs01
Reviewed 15 October 2015

impressive skills from these artists! little shop is also nice and marula mercantile is the coffee stop with good coffee.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Karen N
Reviewed 2 September 2015

You are looking for something special? Go there, and you will find also how they make the special thing out of old Flip Flop.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Tatjana0409
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Alicia M
28 February 2015|
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Ask your driver. It's a popular tourist destination.