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Turtle Bay Beach Club

3.0 of 5 PO Box 10, Watamu, Kenya
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Had our third marvellous holiday at Turtle Bay Beach Club. As always very friendly atmosphere, with plenty to keep my teenage boys busy with the many friends they quickly made. They even met up with 4 friends they had made on our first visit here 6 years ago, they'd all changed so much in size and looks it took a... More 

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Winsford, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous! Amazing! Paradise! spotless. Fantastic staff, We were made to feel so welcome, the resort it stunning, the beach is amazing we went in January this year. The rooms are lovely and also very clean on arrival and kept so during your stay. The food was wonderful and my ceoliac was catered for brilliantly. now the Malindi Airport is now... More 

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DDGM63, General Manager at Turtle Bay Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your very positive review and we are glad that the arrangements for your ceoliac diet all worked out as planned and we too look forward to welcoming you back next year. We are glad that the route via Malindi Airport worked well for your travel to and from the hotel. See you back soon!! Regards... More 

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from a holiday in Kenya. As Foreign Office advice was not to travel to Mombasa, we arranged our own travel arrangements avoiding Mombasa completely. We had such a good experience that we are planning to repeat the formula again next year. We flew directly to Nairobi on Kenya Airways new Dreamliner. We booked a short stay at the... More 

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DDGM63, General Manager at Turtle Bay Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to give such an accurate account of your recent Kenya and Turtle Bay experience. The recent FCO warnings have indeed hurt trade to this area over the past year and it takes travellers like you to tell Trip Advisor users how beautiful it really is. We have had many happy clients through... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have stayed at Turtle Bay Beach Hotel-Watamu for the 5th time December of 2014. As usual - our stay was relaxing and the staff were very friendly. It felt like home especially when their faces brightened up on seeing us and telling us - KARIBU TENA (welcome again). The service and planning for the New Year... More 

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DDGM63, General Manager at Turtle Bay Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, We are glad that your stay with us in December was a pleasant one and we hope to see you back in the not too distant future. Please also check out our Facebook page (Turtle Bay Beach Club Original page) where we post regular updates about the hotel and also tips on special offers that might be available.... More 

suffolk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from an amazing three weeks in the turtle bay beach club hotel at watamu and traveled with Tropical sky flying kenyan airways LHR to Nariobi then fly 540 to Malindi we were greeted at Malindi by the turtlebay staff return journey was with Kenya airways all the way so once your baggage is checked in at... More 

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DDGM63, General Manager at Turtle Bay Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, We are very happy that you so enjoyed your recent stay with us and we all look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you for your kind words they will be communicated to the staff who all really appreciate such feedback from their clients. Another thank you is to you and your friends for persevering with your holiday... More 

Cochin
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149 reviews 149 reviews
48 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had visited the place for food and to see the beach only and has not seen the rooms. The details provided were interesting and what was observed impressive. For the number of rooms, it is exceptionally clean and the way the beach has been managed and the environment related messages sent out is very very impressive. Food was good... More 

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DDGM63, General Manager at Turtle Bay Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to place a review after your recent visit to Turtle Bay. We are also very happy that you appreciated the Eco friendly efforts made by the hotel. Our Eco and Community work is something we are very proud of and spend a lot of time and energy over. If on a subsequent... More 

Felixstowe
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Will not bore you too much but this hotel is a perfect location on a gorgeous white sandy beach stretching for miles. Staff excellent, food very good, hotel relaxed, friendly. Lovely pool although not used much as the beach superb. Easy walk on beach to Watamu for lovely icecream. Dhow ride a must. Quad bikes fun and interesting. Special mention... More 

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DDGM63, General Manager at Turtle Bay Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to place a review on trip advisor and also for letting people visiting this site know what a safe and friendly place it is to visit in spite of what the press and FCO warnings may make people think. We are glad you liked your room in the Ocean front block which... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from a 2 weeks stay for our 5th visit at the Turtle Bay Beach Hotel. As usual, enjoyed it very much witrh a very nice Lamu renovated room, very nice food and exceptional staff (especially Ratibu), beautiful clean beach. At the end of our stay, had a very nice 3 days safari to Tsavo East + West booked... More 

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DDGM63, General Manager at Turtle Bay Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your very positive review as well as you words of encouragement to others to come and visit us here at Turtle Bay. The travel tips are also useful and we do also try to post similar things on our Facebook page (Turtle Bay Beach Club original page). We are glad you had another good stay... More 

nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

great place was there October late 2014. the staff are all very helpful and kind...used public means and very easy to get there. in a very quiet place and that helps a lot. got a room near the pizza restaurant with a great ariel view of the beach area

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DDGM63, General Manager at Turtle Bay Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to give us some very positive feedback on your recent stay at Turtle Bay as the team always love to hear when they have got it right. As you have said Malindi is very accessible via flights from Nairobi and is well outside the area deemed "unsafe" in the FCO advisories. We... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

NO Ebola, NO elshabab. Stunning beach, boats and pools. Excellent staff, service, food and facilities. The hotel was FULL, the staff coped very well. Great family and or romantic destination. Only wish the Kenyan roads were better to make the hotel more accessible from Nairobi ; 12 hours driving for 500km. Fly to malindi or Mombasa.

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
DDGM63, General Manager at Turtle Bay Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, We are glad you and the family had a good stay with us and we hope to see you all back. Whilst the road trip from Nairobi is a little tiresome nowadays there are some very good flight deals on all the Airlines flying into Malindi and Mombasa so why not treat yourselves to a 'flying' visit next... More 

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Address: PO Box 10, Watamu, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Turtle Bay Beach Club 3*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
Turtle Bay Beach Club Hotel Watamu
Turtle Bay Beach Hotel
Turtle Bay Beach Resort
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
#4 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#6 Family Hotel in Watamu

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