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Address: Watamu, Malindi, Kenya
Description: The coastal village of Watamu is known for its wonderful white sand beach...
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.
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a cute african village

this is a small village, close to Malindi by far from its glamour - Watamu is much more an african settlement. the beach is paradisiac with ultra white sand and amazing reef, you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

this is a small village, close to Malindi by far from its glamour - Watamu is much more an african settlement. the beach is paradisiac with ultra white sand and amazing reef, you can rent a boat with locals and swim with multicolor fishes of all kinds. food is amazing all over - I ate the best+happiest chicken of my... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

go between December and march the water will be crystal clear and the seaweed will be gone white sand coral reefs lot of wildlife nice locals

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

the beach is very clean. good for swimming!! very peaceful and quiet.. a nice of spending the day here.

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I note from a recent reviewer that he did not find much to do outside his hotel. Only because he didnt make the effort to go and LOOK!!!!!!. It is essential that you make the effort to tour the area and you will find a great many very interesting place and people.If you expect Blackpool,dont bother, if you want peace... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The beach is one of the best i have enjoyed in Kenya.Very white and enjoyable.You can ride the waves in the mid morning

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Powys, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We have many and varied demands of a holiday, I am a bird watcher and animal lover, my family are all active water sports enthusiasts and we love white beaches and warm seas. This beach H's everything. We rented a house on the beach close to the main facilities and from our terrace I could watch osprey, terns and pied... More 

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Spicewood, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We visited April 12th through the 14th. This time of year is the natural time when seaweed starts to come ashore. It was not an issue. We had great long walks on the beach in the white sugary sand. Our resort provided chair and coffee for some of the most spectacular sunrises. It starts the day with a happy feeling... More 

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MALINDI- KENYA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is indeed one perfect white sandy beach, and its crystal water of the indian ocean, offers one many beach activities a part from swimming, this is the place to be while on the coastal seas side of Kenya

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Garrison, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If you are looking for a tranquil place to spend your day than this is it. This is one of the most beautyful beaches I have been, away from all the hastle and the beach boys, who are a common nuisance on the beaches near the resorts. Definitely a must is the Hamingway near by for a nice meal and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Most beachfront resorts are good... depends on your wallet as they're not cheap. I would have given Turtle Bay beach 5 stars but spoilt by the litter (mainly plastics washed up) and beach-boys who have no idea how they put tourst's off returning!!!

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Address: Watamu, Malindi, Kenya
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Malindi

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