Watamu in Kenya
Watamu located 120kms north of Mombasa and 28kms north of Malindi enjoys an international
reputation due to its shorelines that feature stunning pure white sanded beaches
and gorgeous coral formations in three bays; Blue Bay, Turtle Bay, and Watamu Bay.
Furthermore, Watamu is host to an indigenous forest- Arabuko-Sokoke Forest. The
forest is a key site to surviving six endangered species of birds and three species
of mammals globally and is also home to buffalos, elephants, leopards, hyenas and
around 260 species of butterflies.
Watamu boasts of major attractions such as the Watamu-Malindi Marine National Park;
the finest Marine National Park in Kenya and one of the best Snorkeling and diving
areas in East Africa, Mida creek (a mangrove edged salt water creek, renowned for
its water currents, coral outcrops, kingfishers, sandbanks and crab plovers) and
Activities that visitors can engage in while in Watamu include deep-sea fishing,
boat and dhow trips, swimming, sunbathing, horse riding, seeing whales, dolphins,
turtles and whale sharks.
Hotels and Lodges Around Watamu
Below is a list of Hotel & lodges around Watamu For reservations and booking, please