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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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I really enjoyed the beach (especially the south part aka 'British Beach' - noo beach boys!). The sand is really white and fine. Had some problems remembering the tides time, so I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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Letterkenny, Ireland
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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed the beach (especially the south part aka 'British Beach' - noo beach boys!). The sand is really white and fine. Had some problems remembering the tides time, so I missed water few times - ha ha... I will come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Wonderfull wite beach with wite sand very thin, every bay different one fro the other and all deserving a visit. A must in Africa!

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Bakersfield, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

One of the best beaches in Africa. The beaches are clean water is clear and warm. They have plenty of water sports like snorkeling, kite surfing, dolphin watching, deep sea fishing and paddle boarding. It has beautiful upscale resorts. They catch some of the biggest fish u have ever seen

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Nairobi
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55 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Means it's a sweet place.. I would say this is one of the best beach in kenya which is not far from civilization and has still kept itself clean and crystal .. I guess thanks to the Mida creek on the other side of it.. Lovely place do go and visit

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Nairobi, Kenya
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Nothing epitomises a beach holiday destination quite like Watamu.If you want a quiet,peaceful and relaxed holiday on the Kenyan coastline then Watamu is it.

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Callaway, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Spent a day here walking the beach, swimming and then a two hour snorkel trip. It was all very nice, but to be honest, I was a bit underwhelmed as I was expecting perhaps a more spectacular beach setting. It was nice for sure, but the random layout of the various hotels and beach cafes and the such left a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

beautiful sea and white sand. Clear water. Shade and sun beds at Giorgio's and Safari's seaside resort. They prepared for us excellent and inexpensive grilled fish and lobsters. If you need a place to stay look for the nearby Kira's House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Watamu had the finest beaches in kenya, the sand is white and the water is crystal clear. Not populated and the tour guide are very friendly and helpful. If you love the ocean this is were you belong.

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Malindi, Kenya
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Scenic and dramatic setting. Plenty of places to rent sunbeds and have lunch or drinks. Go north near the end of the tarmac road then cut through and find this beach. Lounge around in the shallow waters.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Watamu Beach is my favorite along the peaceful Kenya coast. Nearby hotels are reasonably priced and comfortable. The underwater park is a highlight. Don't miss it.

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