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Heaven on earth! I am widely travelled.....but I have never seen a beach better than this....its heavenly! Romantic!

Excellent white sand.....no hasslers......waters receant upto a mile in the morning.....beautiful... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2012
Joe M
Malindi, Coast, Kenya
Bad time of year

My rating is based on what I saw, that time of year. I've read somewhere that at one time it was... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2012
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The coastal village of Watamu is known for its wonderful white sand beach. The region is protected as part of the Watamu National Marine Park.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Watamu, Malindi, Kenya
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Reviewed 13 May 2012

Excellent white sand.....no hasslers......waters receant upto a mile in the morning.....beautiful smell of the ocean....the works!

3  Thank Joe M
Reviewed 11 May 2012

My rating is based on what I saw, that time of year. I've read somewhere that at one time it was considered a top 10 beach in the world. When I visited in May, every beach was covered in seaweed, LOTS of it. The water...More

Thank Zulusafari
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Its a beautiful place with clean sandy beaches and a wow place to watch for turtles and have a swim. It has a wonderful hotels and resorts around for accommodation and restaurants. Its easily accessed both by road and air.

Thank mwas
Reviewed 11 March 2012

White sand beach, great for relaxing or for the more energetic there is snorkelling or diving in the clear blue waters where there is an abundance of marine life. There are also numerous other sporting activities such as kite surfing, kayaking sailing or big game...More

1  Thank Shazeyre
Reviewed 30 January 2012

nice and quiet. We will probably stay there next time around.

Thank highlander666
Reviewed 16 January 2012

Came down for a day during holiday at Malindi, asked around and found a hotel which welcomed day visitors: The Aquarius Beach Resort. They let us park the car in a safe area by the hotel entrance, showed us to the restaurant/pool area by the...More

Thank Nohmad
Reviewed 10 January 2012

the wind was quite strong, so you don't feel very hot! ;) it's possible to take children the beach boys don't stress you so much

1  Thank Marco R
Reviewed 16 November 2011

really liked the beach and the vasco pillar plus iwent to the star dust night club it was awesome

Thank colloNairobi
Reviewed 31 October 2011

I visit Watamu all throughout the year and love every time I get the opportunity to chill out here! The beach is really pretty and feeds into Meda Creek which is another fantastic spot. The Marine Park ensures the waters are kept clean and free...More

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 7 July 2011

Spent 10 days diving with Aqua Ventures at Watamu Beach Resort and had a wonderful time. Diving was just fantastic - a very professional dive operation, personel were all extremely serviceminded, dinner was incredibly delicious. Snorkeling off the beach wasn`t that great, though. I spent...More

Thank Pipsano
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23 May 2016|
Response from Collin F | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Actually yes! there is lots of small villages and also the beach is long. So you can always find some place there. just be careful about the tide. its changing each 6 hours.