Watamu is situated on the North Coast of Kenya, approximately 100km North of Mombasa and 20km South of Malindi, this stunning little escape boasts powder white beaches (voted best beach in Africa) bordering the crystal clear coral waters of the protected Watamu Marine Park.
Where to Stay.
We have highlighted the best Beach resorts and private houses for the ultimate holiday for your family, group of travel buddies or couples retreat.
Medina Palms – Luxury+
A stunning Swahili style accommodation which sets a new benchmark for chic luxury ocean residences, providing more space to breathe than any conventional hotels or resorts.
Turtle Bay Beach Club.
On top cosy accommodation, Turtle club has entertainment for the whole family to fill your holidays with fun.! During the day, choose from Tennis, Beach Soccer, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Water Aerobics and much, much more. For 4 to 12 year old children, there’s an array of interesting supervised activities including swimming, arts and crafts, field trips, cooking lessons, cartoon videos, beach games, Tarzan’s Tree House and Kids Fort by the pool.
Ocean Sports Watamu.
A Wonderful hotel on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world”
Below is list of Private houses for rental for the perfect private holiday.
Watamu Tree House.
Watamu Treehouse is a peaceful home for well-being on the Kenya Coast where guests can be alive, be strong, be fit, be relaxed, be happy, be present. Just be.
A beautiful Morroccan-inspired 4 Bedroom sleeps 8 house with a stunning central salt-water swimming pool. Set in an acre of garden approximately 150 meters from the main Turtle Bay Beach and Watamu Marine Park, via a private beach access.
Al Hamra is fully staffed including an excellent cook and they are all happy to help make your holiday a relaxing one. Massage treatments can be arranged at the house and there is an information booklet on the house to help navigate all Watamu has to offer.
Aragon House is a unique four bedroom main house with a two bedroom cottage, blending modern function and traditional Swahili architecture. Set on a natural rise that overlooks the stretch of the popular South Watamu Beach of Turtle Bay. The house has an infinity pool, stretching out in front of the house and flanked with decking with comfortable sunbeds for lazing around on. And for when you would like to get away from the heat of the day, the spacious living area, which has also been air- conditioned, has satellite TV and wireless internet.
Aragon House is fully staffed including cook and security.
4 bedrooms main house sleeps 8.
Four Bedroom Beachfront house with large pool only 70 yards from the main beach of Turtle Bay. The Beachcomber sleeps a maximum of 9 guests (including children) and is fully staffed including an excellent cook, housekeeper and night guard. It is backed up by an automatic generator in case of power cuts.
Naishi is a very special 4 bedroom beachfront villa set high on a ridge with spectacular views out over the Indian Ocean and Watamu Marine Park. The property is staffed including an excellent cook, housekeeper and security guard – it is also protected by G4S Security buttons. There is wi-fi available (you need to purchase your own bundles), and there is an automatic generator backup.
Rafiki House is a lovely four bedroom beachfront house in South Watamu, with large freeform swimming pool and direct easy access to Turtle Bay Beach and the Watamu Marine Park. Rafiki House is fully staffed including a cook and security. It can comfortably sleep 8 guests
The Sugar House is a four bedroom house set over three floors with large swimming pool. The beach is a couple of minutes’ walk from the house along the public beach access road. Looking the other direction from the first and second floors are stunning views of the sunsets out over Prawn Lake. The Sugar House comes with Wifi internet. The house is fully staffed including a cook and can sleep a maximum of 9
Ying Yang House.
Yin Yang House is a spectacular four bedroom house with a unique swimming pool. Set in the tranquil palm forests of Mida, it is approximately two minutes walk to Mida Creek and ten to fifteen to the main beach at Turtle Bay. The entire house is beautifully designed, including an upper pool set inside the entrance hall, with slide down into the larger pool outside. The top floor includes a lovely outside baraza area where you can see the creek through the trees. Outside, by the pool, is a large gazebo with dining table.
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Jabali House is a stunning modern house with swimming pool, set in a tranquil garden with fantastic views out over the Indian Ocean. The house boasts a fabulous location in Watamu and has direct access to the beach just one minutes walk away. The property is fully staffed with a Cook, Butler/Room Steward, Pool attendant/Gardener and G4S Night guard. The house has Wireless Internet – it is a system where you buy bundles with Orange Airtime credit either by MPesa or by Orange scratch cards.
Please note: The list given is some of the best beach houses and villas in the best Beaches in Magical Kenya. Most of the houses come with cooks & butler to facilitate an easy holiday for you where you just purchase meals and they cater for the rest, unless where stated. The properties listed are only subject to availability. Have a look and let me know which one suits your holiday expectations best so we can confirm availability as well as the specific days you want for the reservations. Kindly contact us should you require any clarification on any of the above.