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Address: Watamu, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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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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Went to watamu beach on recommendations of guest I went via a matatu stayed the day beach was amazing with beautiful views

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nelson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went to watamu beach on recommendations of guest I went via a matatu stayed the day beach was amazing with beautiful views

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beppe is a very good safari guide and have very nice sun beds on the best beach of watamu. He is very reliable guy and he is very good to organize different kind of activities .

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am told the BBC ran an article on TV that was very derogatory to the east coast and Kenya in general. Well my wife and I have been visiting KENYA twice a year for 10 weeks each time for many years now. I can say we both feel much safer there than we do here at times. Kenya is... More 

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2 Thank John W
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful white sand. Warm water incredible blue sky. I went for deep sea fishing from Hemingway resort. That was great!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was and could be amazing. However it suffers from serious erosion and litter problems. The medina hotels has huge sandbags on the beach front. See photos. The authorities seem to do nothing about the litter and the illegal fishing in the reserve

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1 Thank david l
dublin, ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Really nice views. Hawkers are a bit annoying and deeper water would've been nice. We went to papa remo beach club which is pricey but class.

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1 Thank i4detail
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Good experience. Really enjoyed it. Though was there for only a night , but definitely will go there again. Quite n relaxing. Good place to go.

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Thank Burhanuddin M
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

The village of Watamu, along with its many beaches, is an amazing place to visit. Our family of 5 spent a week there is July of 2016. There are multiple beaches to visit during your stay (turtle bay beach, blue beach, watamu bay beach, garoda beach) all of which can be accessed within a 10 min tuk-tuk ride. As many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Great food and beautiful beach to walk around. We also had good ice cream and bought fresh fruits and veggies. People are friendly and assumed we were Italian tourist.

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Thank SanPABosDC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Watamu Beach is a truly beautiful beach! Low tide is by far the best time to visit because erosion and development have taken over a fair amount of the shoreline. The low tide time has amazing tidal pools and soft white sand to explore. Do be wary of young locals who walk the shore with you then ask for money.... More 

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