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“Turtle watching”
Review of Watamu Beach

Watamu Beach
Ranked #2 of 24 things to do in Malindi
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed April 14, 2012

Its a beautiful place with clean sandy beaches and a wow place to watch for turtles and have a swim. It has a wonderful hotels and resorts around for accommodation and restaurants. Its easily accessed both by road and air.

Thank mwas
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Reviewed March 11, 2012

White sand beach, great for relaxing or for the more energetic there is snorkelling or diving in the clear blue waters where there is an abundance of marine life. There are also numerous other sporting activities such as kite surfing, kayaking sailing or big game fishing. The local people are really friendly and helpful and will advise you on the local area which you must explore. Turtle Bay Beach Club is a great hotel with fantastic staff and plenty to do if you want it. It is suitable for just about everyone and serves fantastic food.

1  Thank Shazeyre
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Reviewed January 30, 2012

nice and quiet. We will probably stay there next time around.

Thank highlander666
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Reviewed January 15, 2012

Came down for a day during holiday at Malindi, asked around and found a hotel which welcomed day visitors: The Aquarius Beach Resort. They let us park the car in a safe area by the hotel entrance, showed us to the restaurant/pool area by the beach, where we were welcome to spend the day for a small charge. There were restrooms, showers, a choice of sunbeds. polite attendants, wading pool and infinity pool, plus a nice restaurant with a menu in Italian and English. We were lucky to catch a high morning tide so we could swim out to the offshore island - and wade there at low tide after lunch. We were the only non-Italians there, so we felt like we were in Sicily, but then we love Sicily, so that was OK! The sandy beach and lagoon was beautiful and clean, the beach boys let you alone if you asked them to, so all in all: A great day on the beach!

Thank Nohmad
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Reviewed January 9, 2012

the wind was quite strong, so you don't feel very hot! ;)
it's possible to take children
the beach boys don't stress you so much

1  Thank Marco R
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