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Visit Watamu, Kenya

Watamu is a coastal village nestled between lush tropical forest and scenic beaches on the Kenya coast. The tranquil village is renowned for its relaxed way of life as well as its natural wonders.

This old fishing town that has been transformed into an attractive tourist spot, lying between the Watamu Bay and the Blue Lagoon. It is laid back in nature, but it is outstanding in its natural beauty.  It is one of the undeveloped natural areas in Kenya with some of the wonders of Kenya, perfectly hidden for you to discover. 

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Why Visit Watamu?

  • Watamu Marine National Park:  is marine protected area recognized worldwide as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. One of the best diving and snorkelling areas in Kenya is the Watamu Marine National Park, renowned for its natural beauty.  The park boasts diverse birdlife, a rich marine life, reef-protected lagoons, coral gardens, and pristine beaches.
  • The Hidden Swahili Town: Watamu is the original home of the Bajuni people.  Today, various tribes such as the Kikuyu, Luo, Kisii, Luhyas, and Kalenjin have migrated to Watamu.  The thick vegetation of the Arabuko Sokoke Forest reserve has hidden gems and wonders along the winding paths. The forest has something that every tourist is eager to discover, the lost Swahili town of Gedi.
  • Mida Creek: is a Broadwater tidal creek, which stretches inland from the sea into Arabuko Sokoke Forest, and it is lined with palms and surrounded by extensive mangroves. The creek is home to a wide variety of fish species, sea turtles, crabs, and birdlife.

 

Information for visitors

Did you know?

  1. The history of Watamu can be traced from 1937
  2. Three communities gave birth to Watamu and made it a top vacation destination.
  3. The population according to KNBS – 2010 was 1,030 people
  4. Watamu has been ranked 2nd best sandy beach in Africa by CNN Travel, 2012

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Reasons to Visit

  1. Beaches
  2. Diving
  3. Snorkelling
  4. Historical Tours
  5. Birding
  6. Marine life
  7. Outdoor Adventures

City Tips

  1. Taxis from taxi from Malindi to Watamu will cost an average of 1600 kshs (approximately $20).
  2. Most Hotels offer airport tranfers to Malindi and Mombasa, always check with them before you arrange on your own.

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