What Else is there?
The Shamba lies adjacent to the village of Takaungu and the nearest town is Kilifi.
Takaungu is located on a creek or inlet with tidal waters and mangroves growing on its shores. At low tide sandy stretches appear along the coral cliffs leading to open sea and beach. Safe swimming at low and high tide in the creek, or at high tide on the beach.
The creek can be crossed by a small boat ferry to reach Kivukoni, from where motorbike taxis go to Kilifi or any other destination. Kivukoni is the home of Kivukoni International School and the Kivukoni Creek Club, offering swimming pool, tennis, yoga and more (see their website).
Kilifi and it's big Creek offers supermarkets, shops, doctors, hospitals, backpackers, boat yards, about everything you need.