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North Tower of Watamu Treehouse
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North Tower of Watamu Treehouse
The two towers of Watamu Treehouse - in a forest on the nicest and quietest part of Watamu Beach, KE
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3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Watamu, Coast Province

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lmhazardo...
Kigali, Rwanda
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14 reviews
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“Beyond amazing house. Lovely beaches. Wonderful food and staff.”
Reviewed 7 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

A huge thanks to the owner of the house, Paul, who helped us with a variety of last minute guest changes and other travel challenges. We stayed here for a bachelorette party, and while we may have stretched the house to the brim, it worked perfectly -- and was such a lovely backdrop for a celebration. The house staff -- Kingi, Sam and Josephat, were so lovely and hospitable. We had a fantastic time lounging at the near deserted beach, snorkeling and eating lovely, lovely seafood. Thank you, thank you for an amazing weekend.

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Liked best: Incredible, open house with lovely breezes.
Liked least: Everything was perfect.
Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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jshorland
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
“Perfect house. Perfect beach. Perfect food.”
Reviewed 18 September 2013 for a stay in May 2013

Living in Nairobi, we frequent the Kenya coast and this house has been our favorite thus far. A reasonable price for one of the best beach weekends we've had yet! The beach is great for swimming since there's very little coral/rocks. And the house -- wow. It's so unique, from the kitengela glass windows to the roof top bed (definitely the best views of the sunrise/sunset/stars I've seen). The chef was amazing -- make sure you ask him to prepare the ginger salad dressing (we've tried to recreate it to no avail). I give this house my highest recommendations!

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Liked best: Rooftop
Travelling group: Friends
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“A unique and unforgettable experience”
Reviewed 6 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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We had heard about the Tree House and read about it on internet and were looking forward to a very unusual experience. Indeed, the place is like no other we ever stayed in. Kingi, the master of the house and of the kitchen, is a fantastic cook and Sam, his helper, is very nice, making guests feel at home right away. The house has a number of exceptional features, including the quasi absence of windows and doors, and amazing glasswork. The beautiful beach is closeby. Note that the place is apparently set to be renovated and expanded soon.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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“My favourite place in Watamu!”
Reviewed 2 November 2012 for a stay in October 2012

Amazing House, amazing staff and cook. Sami and Kingi were perfect. One of the best places on the Kenyan cost. The Treehouse is charming and comfortable and definitely unique.

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Liked best: Incredible view on the trees and the ocean
Liked least: the Kitchen could be nicer
Travelling group: Friends
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Wendy S
New York City, New York
2 reviews
“Paradise on a quiet tropical beach”
Reviewed 17 July 2012 for a stay in December 2011

Watamu is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Even during busy holiday times you can find yourself being almost alone on the gorgeous white sand beaches. The snorkeling is magical and you can swim to the Marine Park right from the beach. The house is gorgeous, Architectural Digest material, and absolutely beautiful with fabulous staff and cooks who prepare the most delicious food, seafood, tropical fruits, fresh vegetables, marvelous swahili dishes with coconut milk. I have stayed several times with groups of friends and everyone is just entranced with the beauty of the place. The staff help you feel very welcomed and taken care of. If you want to have the beach vacation that you will always dream of going back to again and again, then please stay at Watamu Tree House.

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Liked best: Ambiance, Staff and food
Liked least: The house has many steps so it is not suitable for elderly people.
Travelling group: Friends
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