Watamu boasts the best beaches in Kenya. Not only are these superb stretches of sand ideal for swimming and sunbathing ,low tide exposes the small wonder of the sea making the broad sand strands a unique place to stroll. This beach major attraction is Marine National park which has great scuba diving, snorkeling and deep sea fishing experience Watamu beach is the most peaceful, Quiet and peaceful beach in Kenya. This lovely beach is located120kms North of Mombasa. Its clean fine flour sand, sparkling water and its gorgeous setting makes a walk round the tranquil shores of Indian ocean really fantastic making your stay here memorable. Incredible sunset is synonymous with Watamu beach located literally near Mida Creek a spot to watch the spectacular African sunset. In addition Bird watcher cannot be disappointed as this place is a bird lover’s paradise adding up to the number of channels and estuaries that adventure lovers can explore.
Pretty and popular the clear waters in this beach gives one an opportunity to sight the amazing diverse and abundant population of colorful reef fish, the shark, the friendly dolphins and the endangered turtle. This beach is truly unique; every ocean recreation activity you can imagine or think of is available here from scuba diving, boating into mangroves, Estuaries of the Mida creek, surfing to kayaking and snorkeling in the coral gardens in malindi Marine Park. The natural beauty and friendly welcoming people makes this place certainly wonderful.Watamu beach is truly a place to stay!
Things to Do in Watamu:
Gedi ruins Snorkeling and ice cream
Horse Riding; enjoy an early morning or late afternoon ride in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere.
Big game fishing
Mida creek Boat trip
Nature walk at Arabuko sokoko forest reserve: spend a lovely evening or afternoon visiting the local forest nature reserve.
Hemingway’s beach resort
Turtle bay beach club
Aquarius Watamu Beach Resort.