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the most beautyfull place We have ever seen!

You have to visit Papa Remo Beach Resort!!!!! great place, wonderfull people, very friendly owner... read more

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Sunset in Watamu Beach

I love this beach it is so beautiful and quite. It is truly a gem! You can listen your soul in this... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Murat P
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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 4, 2006

We visited Watamu Beach hotel in November 2005, the resort is owned by African Safari Club. The hotel was lovely, the location is ideal and the village of Watamu is safe and friendly. The food at the hotel is not great, repetative but adequate for...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Watamu for a couple of weeks in during November. I was so disappointed with Watamu's beaches. Yes, the setting is beautiful, the sand white and sea blue but oh dear, the plastic pollution is awful. I have never, ever seen so many discarded...More

5  Thank David V
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Reviewed yesterday

You have to visit Papa Remo Beach Resort!!!!! great place, wonderfull people, very friendly owner, fantastic conditions on the beach and food!

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Reviewed September 27, 2018

This beach is covered by huge amounts of plastic nearly all the time. We were told by the staff of the villa we rented that they clean the beach in front of the villa every week. Unfortunately every day the plastic of all kinds piles...More

1  Thank JulietandIain
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

This beach has the potential to be one of the most beautiful beaches sadly, the plastic and debris that litters this powdery beach is overwhelmingly sad. The beach lies within a Marine Conservancy, how can this be allowed to happen. The general feedback from the...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I love this beach it is so beautiful and quite. It is truly a gem! You can listen your soul in this beach.I advice to watch sunset. It is very romantic.It is very safe.

Thank Murat P
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach . We went on a boat trip which included an amazing fresh seafood lunch on Christmas Day also snorkelling in pure blue seas viewing an amazing array of fish . Such a special way to spend Xmas would highly recommend

Thank zenap53
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here in July. The bay itself is beautiful with clear water and a wide, sandy beach, and if it was well looked after this could be one of our favourite beaches in the world. Unfortunately it’s spoiled by factors completely within the local...More

2  Thank Mobs1985
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Natural large beach. Fantastic place. Fish served on the beach and landscape magnificent. Must see place

Thank crisbag16
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Had a short stop inn Watamu for lunch and a quick swim. Lovely beach all to our selfe since we were here off-sesion in july. Sea was warm an all bluegreen. Only disapointment was three Kenyans that was very pushy to get us to buy...More

Thank Ingrid K
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We spent there 8 days in a guest house called Marina&Carlos. The owner was so gentle and helped us so much! She took care of us as if she was our family, recomended us many places, helped us to book a safary for a day...More

Thank Noe L
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

First, let’s clarify: Watamu is not one beach, but many beaches! The most beautiful of all by far in my opinion is Jacaranda Bay. Absolutely gorgeous!!!! It has a lot of sea weed but you can still find spots to swim free of these... The...More

1  Thank ErikaFiuza
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May 23, 2016|
Response from Collin F | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Actually yes! there is lots of small villages and also the beach is long. So you can always find some place there. just be careful about the tide. its changing each 6 hours.