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Hemingways Watamu

When To Visit Malindi and Watamu Beach:
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"This laidback but very good resort is a real establishment on Kenya’s coast – a favourite of regular holiday-goers and Kenyans."


Owned and operated by the highly acclaimed Hemingways Collection, Hemingways Watamu is an excellent option for travellers seeking luxury accommodation on the beautiful Kenya coast!

Access & location:

Access to the hotel is via road transfer from Mombasa’s Moi International Airport (2 hours 30 minutes) or from Malindi Airport (30 minutes). 

Accommodation & facilities at Hemingways Watamu:

Once you have arrived, you will be able to take time to relax in the new open-plan restaurant, bar, and reception area. There is also a deluxe spa and gym, in addition to a botanical swimming pool and, adjacent to the restaurant, a few water features!

Guest accommodation at the property consist of 39 rooms within the hotel and 21 seaside residences, all with spectacular views of the ocean.

Activities at Hemingways Watamu:

Ernest Hemingway came to the coast with the intention of fitting in some serious game fishing, and the hotel is famous for the quality of its game-fishing centre complete with four boats. Guests are also invited to enjoy diving and snorkelling from the nearest beach, watching dolphins, setting sail on a dhow cruise on the tidal inlet Mida Creek, and playing golf at Vipingo Ridge, a world-renowned course close to Watamu. Day trips to Tsavo National Park and the Maasai Mara can also be arranged.

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