- Lodge type; Watamu Beach Resort
- Location; Watamu Marine Park
- Lodge size; 78 Rooms
- Recommended stay; 2-7 nights
- Beautiful beach resort
- White sands of Watamu Bay
- Ancient Gede ruins
- Water port & fitness facilities
A paradise retreat with a rich history of big game fishing, Hemingways Watamu is just steps from the ocean and Watamu Beach, considered one of the world's most beautiful. The resort is surrounded by lush, palm-filled gardens with Watamu Marine Park right on the doorstep.
Pools and sun terraces, as well as lawns and rich vegetation, create an ambience balanced between barefoot charm and total sophistication at this Watamu Beach Resort. The spacious rooms and suites are arranged in traditional thatched buildings decorated in contemporary style with touches of local African art and bold printed fabrics.
Big game fishing is definitely something you should try here. If that is not for you, go dolphin watching, snorkelling or take a sunset cruise on Hemingways' private dhow. Try the mangrove crab in the restaurant with fresh vegetables from the resort's own farm and then enjoy a nightcap in Hemingways Bar, named after the famous writer.
Stunning sea views, stylishly furnished. All rooms and suites at famous Hemingways Watamu are extremely comfortable, have ocean views, are within yards of the beach and benefit from 24-hour room service.
All have bathrooms with showers en-suite.
There is air-conditioning and fans throughout, & rooms also have mosquito nets, personal safes and room fridges.
Hemingways Watamu offers a wide range of international styles, ranging from sophisticated recipes with delicate sauces to simple cooking of the finest ingredients.
With their own farms at Lake Naivasha and Timau in Nanyuki, with fresh vegetables and flowers are flown in on a daily basis, whilst fishing boats bring fresh fish for the kitchen daily.
Over the centuries the influences of the trading routes have brought a medley of cooking styles to Africa. Couple these with the best seafood, mangrove crabs, lobster, and fish of all types, and the chefs really have the opportunity to excel.
There are so many invigorating activities to excite you at Hemingways Watamu.
Head out to the deep waters on a big game fishing expedition or enjoy a few rounds of golf at the nearby world-class course on Vipingo Ridge.
The coast also offers a range of aquatic sports to entertain you - soar above the waves while kite-surfing, catch the breeze while windsurfing or scuba dive beneath the surface of the water to explore the reef. Watamu’s well-established Water Sports Centre has pedaloes, kayaks, sailing boats and Hobie cats for splashing around on the water.
If you want to burn some energy and stay out of the sun - work out in our gym or play tennis on the floodlit court.
A mango facial, coconut scrub and chocolate butter massage - it sounds like the dessert tray. But these are the sweet temptations of the spa. Recline in the sanctuary of the cool, candle-lit beauty boudoir with its three private treatment rooms and let your body succumb to the exotic potions and magic touch of our therapists.
As well as luxurious facials, scrubs, massages and wraps, Hemingways Watamu also offer the essentials - manicure, pedicure, waxing and threading.
Rates on Request
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season
- Included in the rates depends on what package one picks
- Full Board
- or DBB
- Based on package
- All flights
- Items of a personal nature
- Medical and travel insurance
- Optional activities