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Ocean Sports Resort

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Overview
Mida Creek Road P.O Box 208, Watamu 80202 Kenya See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying at Ocean Sports for over four decades during which time it has retained its charm in the face of many challenges. We were so happy to see our favourite hotel thriving once again under new owners. The New Year's Eve party...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Watamu with family we enjoyed taking our meals at Ocean Sports. The food was so good and the view so relaxing, that we ate there every night! The tuna steaks are amazing. Cooked perfectly! The chef cooked up some delicious, fresh grilled calamari...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 252tinar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were one of the lucky ones that managed to get a table for New Year’s Eve 2018! What a truly amazing evening was had by all. We were welcomed with a cold class of Champaign, and showed to our table. The whole place was...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Vacationer454342
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay in the ocean sports resort because it fulfilled fully my expectations. It was a good combination of basic luxury (good bed, clean room, top food), but not the feeling of a big resort. Really delicious food with fresh fruit at...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Kristof L
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Spent five night at Ocean Sports Resort to finish off a three-week Kenya holiday with some diving. I had been somewhat undecided before booking here, being in search of peace and quiet and having read that the place used to have a reputation as a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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About
Description
The plaque on our famous 1952 bar boat states "Ian Pritchard sailed his boat through the reef and staked his claim right here. Cheers Ian!" And so the legend of Ocean Sports was born.Our ambiance is relaxed, More friendly and barefoot chic. Frequented by a loyal following of East African residents and savvy overseas guests, many consider this being their second home.Located 20km south of Malindi Airport, within the protected Watamu Marine Reserve, our 30 rooms, suites and self catered cottage overlook Kenya's favorite, white sand beach.Our outdoor, ocean-side deck dinning venue is simply stunning! Freshly caught, sustainable seafood and local organic produce, inspired our French chef, Florian's new mouth watering menu choices. Delicious stone-oven piazzas and a 'daily specials' board, ensure something for all. Nature will nourish your soul! Our 14 acre plot boasts indigenous African fauna and wildlife that includes monkeys, bird-life and night bush babies. Low-tide reveals rock pool aquariums of sea life, crabs and even King George, our grumpy resident Moray eel! Turtles, dolphins and whales are observed further out to sea.Our name reflects our love of ocean activity and adventure. Deep sea fish with our professional charter boats to experience adrenalin hook ups. Blue water dive over sparkling coral reefs, all organized by our PADI scuba centre. Try kite-surfing, kayaking and boogie boarding - the ocean is your playground! Onshore we offer trail-biking, tennis, squash, hokey, beach volley and touch rugby. On weekends our resident DJ entertains all age groups in total harmony.We are "A small, stylish and sociable beach hotel for free spirits and active families in search of Africa" Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Free Internet
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$120 - US$352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ocean Sports Hotel Watamu
,
Ocean Sports Watamu
,
Ocean Sports Resort Kenya/Watamu
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$120 - US$352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ocean Sports Hotel Watamu
,
Ocean Sports Watamu
,
Ocean Sports Resort Kenya/Watamu
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
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Traveller (145)
Pool & Beach (47)
Room & Suite (36)
Dining (18)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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Michael L
28 February 2015|
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"I had a room a bit further away from the bar and pool, which was probably a bless, very quiet, had good..."
884kristofl
3 weeks ago
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"Gardens in front of the cottages are mature so the sea cannot be seen directly from every room. All rooms..."
Z8129XLjohng
25 Oct 2018
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"The beach villa is nice and cool."
634mikkelh
30 Jan 2018
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"The family room had an extra bedroom with two single beds. The A/C was just above one of the beds which..."
318anitaz
3 Apr 2017
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