Watamu is a beautiful and peaceful village on the Kenya Coast, nestled between pristine beaches and lush tropical forest. Since it was first settled as a remote Swahili outpost at Gedi, this area has remained a haven of peace and tranquility and is still one of the coast's most undeveloped and natural areas. Known for its unique, relaxed and laid back way of life, Watamu welcomes visitors seeking to chill out, explore and enjoy the wonders that it has to offer.
Whether it's a family holiday, a romantic getaway or a wild coastal adventure, you'll never forget the Wonders of Watamu.
The coast-line’s waters and shores will entice you to explore their secrets. The reef ripples with fluorescent fish and the forest rings with the calls of myriad exotic birds. Hike, ride, snorkel or sail the region, rich in wildlife, culture and heritage. Beyond the beach, Watamu has several interesting places to visit. Hike through the shady forest in search of colourful birds, sail Mida Creek in a dhow or head to Malindi to discover Swahili antiques in bustling little streets. Don’t feel that you have to spend your whole holiday on the coast, you might like to venture inland for a few days on safari to explore Kenya’s thriving National Parks. In the cool verdant plains of the Masai Mara during the migration or on the hot expanse of acacia scrub in Tsavo, famous for its lions, you can seek out the Big Five and encounter the untamed wilderness of Kenya on safari. Our experienced team will tailor an adventure that will surpass your expectations of the African bush.