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About Watamu

Watamu is a very special beach location on the east coast of Kenya. With large swathes of fine white sand, it provides the perfect experience to a stunning beach holiday. It’s proximity to Malindi city makes it even more fun as local attractions await the discerning traveller. For accommodation, the place hosts beach resorts & villas of international repute. Don’t forget to sample the local cuisine which has super mix cultures from Africa, Middle East & the Far East
Top Tour

In Watamu

Things to do:

  • Whales and turtle searching

  • A city tour at the Gedi Ruins & Vasco Da Gama Pillar
  • Boat ride to the Mydah Creek, Malindi Marine National Park & Temple Point
  • Game drives at nearby Tsavo East National Park
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Marafa Depression “Devil’s Kitchen”
  • Mekatilili Wa Menza Shrine
  • Portuguese Chapel
  • Sample the local cuisine, including the crab samosa
  • Temple Point
  • Jumba La Mtwana

  • Arabuka-Sokoke Forest

How to get to Watamu

By road from Nairobi city to Voi, Sala to Malindi and finally Watamu or Nairobi to Mombasa to Malindi to Watamu

By air from Nairobi Wilson Airport to Malindi Airport and transfer to Watamu

Locations In Watamu