About Watamu, Kenya
Watamu, which translates to sweet people in Swahili, is a town nestled in the middle of Blue Lagoon and Watamu Bay, in the Kenyan coastal area. The town's population depends on tourism and fishing.
Watamu is internationally famous for its virgin white-sand beaches and the protected lagoon bank that lines Watamu National Marine Park and Reserve. This reserve is the oldest in East Africa. Watamu offers so many activities that you forget to have a relaxing lie-on-the-beach holiday. Snorkelling and diving in Watamu Marine National Park gives all visitors access to the outstanding underwater world.
Malindi is located about 28km away, and it has Malindi Airport, which serves scheduled flights to and from Nairobi, Mombasa and Lamu. A daytrip to Malindi is worth it.
Popular Watamu Hotels
Stay in Watamu hotels during your safari at the coast of Kenya. Watamu's enchanting beauty and variety of activities is enough to give you an unforgetable beach safari. There will be no dull day for you in Watamu. You will have so much to see and do whether you stay within the hotel or you explore the vicinity.
Watamu hotels and resorts that attract the largest number of visitors include Jambo Jahazi-Bahari House, Sun Palm Beach Hotel and Mvuvi House. Their location, facilities and amenities are outstanding.
In addition to offering spacious rooms and suites, these Watamu hotels have exceptional facilities like a spa, gym, WiFi and game rooms.
Watamu resorts have excellent facilities for a memorable beach safari holiday. They are popular with couples looking for an intimate getaway or honeymoon destination. Popular Watamu resorts include Villas Watamu Resort.
Family Friendly Watamu Hotels
You can search for specific hotels Watamu offers for families with kids. Watamu is a great destination for family holidays because it has a variety of exciting things for everyone. Activities for families include beach walks, swimming, diving, sightseeing, city tours and cultural visits.
Ocean Sports Resort is one of the family friendly Watamu resorts. The facilities and amenities ensure parents can rest assured their children will have a great time.
Best Watamu Cottages
You can also check out Watamu cottages like Arcadia Cottages. Find all types of Watamu hotels on Jumia Travel. When you select a hotel that suits your needs, book now, pay later.