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Resort
#1 Best Value of 156 places to stay in Watamu
Conveniently close to the airport, this hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service, spacious and clean ocean-view rooms, and friendly staff. Enjoy big game fishing, snorkeling, remarkable "dhow cruise" experiences, and delicious meals. Some seasonal limitations apply.
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Beachfront hotel in Kenya with stunning views, good accommodations, and exemplary service. Offers a variety of food options, air conditioning, and friendly staff.
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Resort
#4 Best Value of 156 places to stay in Watamu
Luxury hotel with quality food variety, vegan options, breakfast buffet, private chef option. Well-equipped kitchens in villas. Beautiful pools, beachfront, watersport activities.
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Romantic coastal boutique hotel with luxurious rooms, lovely gardens, and beautiful pool. Offers unique ocean and reef experiences. Walking access to popular beach.
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All-inclusive Resort
Michael Njino
Michael Njino
@michaelnH8157PL
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on 27 Jan 2023
We enjoyed so much the surrounding area around the main swimming and the open dining hall.
"We had a spacious room with very good amenities."
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#6 Best Value of 156 places to stay in Watamu
Reasonably priced with excellent food, service, and organized activities. Beautiful beach views, good watersports facilities. Beachfront rooms recommended.
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Fantastic location with beautiful bay and public beach. Clean rooms, two lovely pool areas, and exceptional staff during meals. Highly praised massage service and health club staff.
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All-inclusive Resort
#12 Best Value of 156 places to stay in Watamu
Peaceful resort with stunning ocean and creek views, spacious rooms, and lush surroundings. Known for delicious food, romantic honeymoon packages, private beach access, and boat excursions.
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Tony C
Tony C
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4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on 18 Feb 2023
Wonderful hotel
"Great room!"
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#14 Best Value of 156 places to stay in Watamu
Beachfront hotel with friendly staff, delicious food variety, especially lunch and dinner. Stunning beach, sand spit at low tide, lovely ocean views, comfy stylish rooms; relaxed atmosphere.
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#21 Best Value of 156 places to stay in Watamu
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Spacious, clean rooms with comfortable beds. Kind, helpful staff. Convenient location near beach and attractions. Beautiful pool, lounge spaces, and ocean-view dining.
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#30 Best Value of 156 places to stay in Watamu
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Watamu Hotels Information

Hotels in Watamu

156

Hotels Prices From

£23

Hotels Reviews

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37,516

Travel high season

Mar - May

Travel low season

Sep - Nov

High season avg price

£178

Low season avg price

£101
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Price trends, weather and things to do can help you make a decision.
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Dec - Feb
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£146
£30£488
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28ºC
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Mar - May
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£210
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£30£488
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Jun - Aug
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£128
£30£488
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Sep - Nov
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£120
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£30£488
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Hotels near the sights

  • Mida Creek
    The Watamu Marine National Park and Reserve was established in 1968, making it, together with the Malindi Marine National Park, one of the oldest marine parks in Africa. In 1979, UNESCO defined the Malindi-Watamu Biosphere Reserve, which includes within it the Malindi National Park and Reserve and the Watamu Marine National Park. In 2019, the biosphere reserve was enlarged to 487,278 hectares and now includes the former reserve and Arabuko Sokoke Forest under the name Malindi Watamu Arabuko Sokoke Biosphere Reserve. A variety of activities such as canoe rides and walks along the boardwalk through mangrove forests can be enjoyed in the reserve. There are also accommodations and local restaurants.
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  • Beppe Watamu
    We organize safaris in all the parks of Kenya (Tsavo West, Tsavo East, Amboseli) and sea excursions (Sardegna Due, Lamu Island, Robinson Island, Marine Park and Mangrove) as well as the ruins of Gede and Malindi tours and Watamu for families and young people. We will let you discover the true Africa.
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  • Thomas Tours & Safaris - Private Day Tours
    WiTh my own Travel safari Agency we will show you our Country, Safari in every Park of Kenya , Sea Safari and Village excursion to see real African Life in a safety way! Thomas Tours and Safari from 11 years in Watamu!
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  • East African Reptile Park
    East African Reptile Park is a snake bite research and education center specialising in saving lives and limbs. Located less than 5 minutes drive from the hotels in Watamu - Kenya, it houses the largest collection of Snakes in East Africa and is open to the public. There are about 127 different snake species in Kenya. Of these only 18 have caused human fatalities and only another 6 could kill you. Another 10 could cause you a lot of pain and the remaining 93 or so, are non-venomous nor dangerous. There is a live milking at 11am every weekday which is a must see on your visit to Watamu. Opening Hours are every day 10am - 12pm and 2pm-4pm.
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  • Local Ocean Conservation
    Local Ocean Conservation is a private, not for profit organisation committed to the protection of Kenya's marine environment. We love our local ocean and we use practical conservation, community involvement and development, education, research and campaigning to promote the sustainable use of Kenya's marine resources. Watamu Turtle Watch is our flagship programme. It was started by local residents in 1997 to protect nesting sea turtles. Now it consists of our Nest Monitoring and Protection programme, By Catch Net Release Programme, and specialist Rehabilitation Centre for sick and injured sea turtles. The combination of these programmes enables us to make a real difference in ensuring the future of endangered sea turtles.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Watamu hotels

Mimi Na Wewe, iGV Club Blue Bay, and Hemingways Watamu are some of the most popular hotels for travellers looking to stay near Mida Creek. See the full list: Hotels near Mida Creek.

iGV Club Blue Bay, Twiga Beach Resort & Spa, and Hemingways Watamu are all popular resorts for travellers staying in Watamu. See the full list: Watamu Resorts.

Popular hotels close to Watamu National Marine Park include iGV Club Blue Bay, Hemingways Watamu, and Medina Palms. See the full list: Hotels near Watamu National Marine Park.

Popular luxury hotels in Watamu include The Charming Lonno Lodge, Hemingways Watamu, and Medina Palms. See the full list: Watamu Luxury Hotels.

Popular hotels close to Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport include Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport, an IHG Hotel, Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport, and Argyle Grand Hotel Nairobi Airport. See the full list: Hotels near Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport.

A few of the most popular hotels near East African Reptile Park are Seven Islands Resort, Crystal Bay Resort, and Visiwa Beach Resort. See the full list: Hotels near East African Reptile Park.

Popular cheap hotels in Watamu include Garoda Resort, Mawe Zuri Resort, and Watamu Bay Ora Resort. See the full list: Cheap Hotels in Watamu.

Twiga Beach Resort & Spa, Hemingways Watamu, and Kobe Suite Resort have a spa and received excellent reviews from travellers in Watamu. See the full list: Spa Hotels in Watamu.

Mimi Na Wewe, The Charming Lonno Lodge, and iGV Club Blue Bay all received great reviews from families travelling in Watamu. See the full list: Family Hotels Watamu.

Popular hotels by the beach in Watamu include The Charming Lonno Lodge, iGV Club Blue Bay, and Twiga Beach Resort & Spa. See the full list: Watamu Beach Hotels.

Mimi Na Wewe, The Charming Lonno Lodge, and iGV Club Blue Bay received great reviews from travellers looking for a romantic hotel in Watamu. See the full list: Romantic Hotels in Watamu.

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