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Pocket Guide: Watamu Beach Watamu Beach Hotels

Watamu Beach is in Watamu, a luxurious, relaxing area. The natural features alone might allure you, but this locale also has a variety of options for restaurants, bars, and beer. Take in the natural beauty of the sea and beaches—or broaden your horizons with some local live music. Book a hotel in the area, and use it as your home base for getting to Watamu Beach and seeing everything in and around Watamu.

More to see near Watamu Beach

After visiting Watamu Beach, take some time for other sights in Watamu. Shopping, dancing, and snorkeling are just a few things to do in the area.

Dip your toes in the water and soak up the sun at Watamu Beach, Marine Park, and Malindi Beach. You can spend a leisurely day outdoors at Watamu Marine National Park or Arabuko Sokoke Forest. A visit to Mambrui Beach won't disappoint either.

A notable local landmark is Ruins of Gedi. A stop by Bio-Ken Snake Farm offers more memorable sightseeing.

Getting to Watamu Beach

Take a plane to Malindi (MYD), located 9.2 miles (14.8 km) from Watamu. It's the closest major airport to Watamu Beach.