- Beautiful beach resort with ocean-view rooms
- The Hemingways bar and cocktail menu
- White sands of Watamu Bay
- The 1 bedroom ocean view room for couples
- Family rooms and activities are available
- Ancient Gede ruins day tour
- Watersport activities, as well as a dhow cruise
- Access to the beach and the swimming pool
- In our opinion, the best ;Watamu hotel option awaits
- Lodge type; Watamu Beach Resort
- Location; Watamu Marine National Park
- Lodge size; 39 Sea View Rooms
- Recommended stay; 2-7 nights
Hemingways Watamu: A Paradise Retreat For An Unforgettable Beach Getaway Overlooking Watamu Bay
A paradise retreat with a rich history of big game fishing, Hemingways Watamu is just steps from the Indian Ocean, the Watamu Beach, considered one of the world's most beautiful while overlooking the famed Watamu Marine National Park.
The resort is surrounded by lush, palm-filled gardens, with Watamu Marine National 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.
The hotel rooms at Hemingways Watamu are luxurious and offer beautiful views of the Indian Ocean and the white sand beach.
The thirteen Deluxe Rooms on the top floor of the North Wing are newly renovated and boast spacious accommodations. The twenty-six Superior rooms on the ground and first floor are perfect for couples or families and offer all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. Double room, deluxe single room and family room options are all on offer depending on your needs.
All rooms and suites at famous Hemingways Watamu are incredibly comfortable, have ocean views, are within yards of the white sand beach, and all rooms offer up en-suite bathrooms with showers.
There is air-conditioning and fans throughout, and 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, 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.
The restaurant has an extensive wine list that includes red, white, and sparkling wines, as well as wines from different regions such as France, Italy, South Africa, and Chile. There is something for everyone to enjoy at Hemingways Watamu!
The Hemingways Watamu Resort is home to two large swimming pools, a tennis court with all the necessary equipment and a coach, a gift shop, a library, and a business centre.
The resort also offers a concierge service to help guests with any needs they may have. Wi-Fi is available throughout the resort.
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 golf 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.
All activities can be booked at the front desk or the concierge service.
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.
Hemingways Watamu Resort is a luxurious beach resort located on the Kenyan coast with sea views like no other.
The beach resort offers guests spacious accommodations, beautiful views of the Indian Ocean, and access to a variety of activities, including big game fishing, windsurfing, kayaking, a wellness centre, and more.
Hemingways Watamu Resort is perfect for couples or families looking for a relaxing and fun-filled vacation.
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
- Free WIFI
- Based on package
- All flights
- Malindi airport transfers
- PADI certificate
- Items of a personal nature
- Medical and travel insurance
- Optional activities
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