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Marula Studios

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19 Mar 2018
“A great place to see and have lunch in Karen”
10 Jul 2017
“Great place - and wonderful purpose”
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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
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+254 726 248774
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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

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.

Thank Dave P
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

1  Thank Jo E
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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Thank Tatjana0409
Reviewed 26 June 2015

My wife and I supplied clothing and accessories to Marula Studios until recently. Their staff treated our workers poorly to the point that they refused to deliver our merchandise to Marula. When it came time to collect our things, Marula employees were rude to us...More

5  Thank Daniel A
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Alicia M
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Ask your driver. It's a popular tourist destination.
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