Watamu is a small town located in the Kenyan coast, 105 Kilometers from Mombasa Town. The defining features in the area are white sandy beaches and coral reefs which keep its waters very cool and crystal clear.
Famous land marks in the area are the famous Watamu Marine National Park and Reserve which has 3 bays ; Watamu, Turtle and the Blue lagoon. The other is The Arabuko-Sokoke National Park where you find animals such as elephants, monkeys and rare birds of different types.
Watamu's geographical location is within the curve of Mida Creek where most seabirds inhabit. The Mida Creek is surrounded by coves and broad lagoons.
Watamu is a beautiful and peaceful town filled with tranquility and perfect place to chill out and relax with your family, friends or perfect for a solo trip.
They are many ways to get to Watamu ; You can use a flight , the famous SGR or just by road which would take longer but you'll definitely enjoy the scenery along the highway on your way.
There are also various accommodation choices when you get there. Luxurious hotels and villas, resorts and airbnbs.
When in the Wonderful Watamu, you can never be bored since there are numerous activities that you can do. You can visit the historic sites, like the famous Gedi Ruins, you can visit the national parks and reserves in the area and enjoy the view of the wildlife , learn about the Watamu's history and culture, try their different delicious cuisines or engage in fun activities such as fishing, surfing, scuba diving. There is so much to explore in Watamu!