Watamu / Kilifi

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HEMINGWAYS RESORT, WATAMU BEACH

An iconic tropical paradise on the Kenyan coast sitting right in the middle of the pristine Watamu Marine National Park with its idyllic white sand beach and turquoise waters. The exceptional personal service and sincere charm of this established hotel has come to represent Kenyan coastal luxury to so many travellers for close to 30. Each room is well-ventilated with floor-to-ceiling windows, fully air-conditioned, spacious and fitted with an en-suite bathroom. Every room also has a balcony or a terrace that overlooks either the outdoor pool, the garden or the beach. The on-site restaurant on the raised Padoga that overlooks the Indian Ocean specializes in seafood delicacies such as sushi and crab claws. Guests can enjoy these meals outdoors on the resort's main terrace. Drinks from the bar may also be enjoyed by the outdoor pool. Safari rides, fishing trips, scuba diving and golf games can be arranged for guests. The on-site spa offers a variety of beauty treatments such as massages, facials, scrubs and wraps. The Watamu Marine Park, Watamu Hospital and the Gede Ruins are in close proximity to the resort. There is so much to do here – learn to kite-surf; get your PADI certificate, take a sunset dhow cruise on Mida Creek, play a round of golf on the nearby world-class golf course, Vipingo Ridge.

THE BEACH HOUSE, KILIFI

The Beach House Kilifi is the ultimate private house on Kenya’s coastline. Ideal for exclusive groups of friends or families looking for a place to relax and enjoy the sunshine of the Indian Ocean, the house is a spacious retreat right on the beach. The beach house can be accessed from Malindi or Mombasa airstrips or Kilifi airstrip for private charter flights. Surrounded by lush gardens and swaying palms, with the beach and glittering ocean a stone’s throw away, you might just want to spend all day, every day, relaxing and indulging in its seclusion. Alternatively, you might be after a more active stay, in which case you will find that the house is perfectly positioned for both water-based and land-based activities. Either way, you will be drawn back to the comfort of your private house by Beach House Kilifi seamless service and delicious cuisine, which is based on seasonal ingredients catering to all dietary requests. Beach House Kilifi can be booked on exclusive & non-exclusive basis. You can book the Beach House for couples and small families on a non-exclusive basis and book the whole house for larger families on exclusive basis. Children of all ages are welcome at the Beach House and those under 5 years of age stay free of charge!

VIPINGO RIDGE

Vipingo Ridge is a prestigious residential golf development set within a 2,500 acre of rolling hills, lakes and equatorial woods estate on the Kenyan Coast. The development uniquely blends a first-class lifestyle with sound investment opportunities. The scenic and tranquil environment features an iconic Moorish-inspired clubhouse and leisure facilities second to none, including Kenya's top-ranked PGA championship golf course. The setting and amenities epitomize luxury living. Vipingo Ridge is home to two 18-hole championship golf courses. What could be better than watersports on the Indian Ocean, playing a round of golf each day and exciting touring excursions on the Kenyan coast!  Even non-golfers have plenty to do, such as taking leisurely walks along beautiful nature trails through woodlands and along the shores of serene lakes. The 42 villas are completely furnished and available in two, three and four bedroom accommodation layouts that feature open floor plans with fully equipped kitchen, dining area, ensuite bathroom with shower, private rooftop terrace with a plunge pool and access to an outside terrace with gardens and swimming pool. The Swahili decor reflects the people of East Africa and the history of the Kenyan coast and amenities include fresh linens and towels, daily housekeeping, air conditioning, secure parking, flat screen television with satellite channels, emergency power and personal safe. One of the best parts of Vipingo Ridge Golf Resort, though, is the outstanding security that makes you feel assured of your wellbeing during your wonderful coastal travel in East Africa.

MARA ENGAI INDIAN OCEAN RETREAT

Situated along the white sands of Kilifi Beach, Mara Engai Indian Ocean Retreat is nestled in lush tropical gardens. It features three swimming pools, a shared lounge area, and a restaurant and bar. All air-conditioned room and suites include a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. It has 18 rooms, the suites also offer seating areas and Indian Ocean views. Breakfast and dinner are included and can be enjoyed at the restaurant or by the pool. Room service is available, and packed lunches can be provided upon request. Guests can relax by the pool, on the beach, or with a massage. The hotel also has two boats equipped to take guests deep-sea fishing, snorkeling or scuba diving. Mara Engai is located just 3 km from Kilifi Bay. Malindi is a 50-minute drive away and Mombasa’s Moi International Airport is 1 hour and 20 minutes’ drive from the hotel.

TEMPLE POINT RESORT

Temple Point Resort is located in Watamu, just 24.1 km from Malindi. The resort has a sun terrace and hot tub, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free WiFi is available and free private parking is available on site. This property is 1-minute walk from the beach. Showcasing a year-round outdoor pool and a private beach area. Certain rooms include views of the river or garden. You can play tennis and Ping-Pong at this resort, and the area is popular for biking. The resort also provides bike rental. Malindi Airport is 22.5 km from the property.

TURTLE BAY BEACH RESORT

Turtle Bay Beach Club is located adjacent to one of the most unspoilt underwater reserves in the world: Watamu National Marine Park, the first to be set up not only in Kenya but the first in Africa. As fishing is not allowed within the park, it has become a safe haven and breeding ground for numerous species of fish. On the other side of the reef within the park reserves it is not unusual to encounter Manta Rays, Whale-Sharks, Dolphins and Turtles. The Diving School is run by professionals who are proud of safety standards that are maintained and diving is conducted in small groups of 4 divers per guide in order to ensure safety is kept at the highest level. Turtle Bay Watamu ensuite accommodations will surround you in comfort with Swahili-style Lamu rooms. Choose a suite with a view of the spectacular coast at Watamu Beach and direct beach access from your patio or balcony, or one with a lush garden view to experience the stunning tropical fauna of the area. Let your worries drift away as you enjoy all-inclusive breakfast, lunch and dinner, drinks and local activities.

JACARANDA BEACH RESORT

This enchanting resort that is managed by skilled Italian employees is idyllically set just in the heart of unspoiled natural settings, and it is surrounded by lush gardens and colourful bougainvilleas. Idyllically set just in the heart of the enchanting Marine Reserve of Watamu, it is surrounded by a compelling beach of fine white sand. When there are low tides, it is surrounded by spectacular landscapes and fascinating coral atolls. The so-called “Sardinia 2” is a privileged destination for excursionists coming from Watamu and Malindi. The coral atolls that surround Jacaranda can be easily reached on foot when there are low tides. Tourists staying at the resort will have the possibility to explore the enchanting footpaths and trails that develop across the lush tropical vegetation of the surrounding area. Its privileged position and informal atmosphere make Jacaranda Resort the ideal accommodation facility for those interested in spending relaxing holidays here while admiring unspoiled natural settings. The resort that extends over a total surface of 50.000 square metres boasts breathtaking views over the surrounding area and the sea. It is situated 7 kilometres far from Watamu’s city centre (5 kilometres of unpaved coral road), 13 kilometres far from Malindi (20 minutes) and 125 kilometres far from Mombasa Airport (2 hours). Jacaranda Resort is provided with excellent road connections, what gives tourists the possibility to reach Malindi in just 15 minutes.

THE ONE AT WATAMU BAY RESORT

The ONE, Watamu Bay is a four star, family beach resort that seeks to redefine the holiday experience, offering a host of leisure activities, pampering spa facilities and indulgent dining options to delight and inspire our guests. Facilities include in-house Spa with a Jacuzzi, gym, some small retail outlets, water sports, plus other outdoor activities such as tennis, snorkeling and children’s kids’ club play area. The resort also has 3 swimming pools.Watamu Bay is a small picturesque town located 20km from Malindi and is part of Kilifi County, famous for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, crystal clear waters combined with excellent snorkeling and some of the best diving in East Africa.

MEDINA PALMS

Medina Palms is a warm and cosy beachfront lodge with an antique African-themed architecture in Watamu, Kenya. The resort is an ideal destination for romantic and family getaways. Medina Palms is a place to enjoy the sound of gently lapping waves on the shore, or a pool side snoozes under the equatorial sun. The Apartments and Villas which range from a one bedroom apartment to a 4-bedroom Villa, have en-suite bathrooms, a mosquito nets draped around each bed, a refrigerator, air conditioners and a TV with cable service. Some of the rooms have a Jacuzzi. Free WiFi is available.  Amandina Restaurant serves a wonderful range of Mediterranean, Moroccan and African dishes. The hotel also has a long Bar as an ideal spot to unwind with a cool drink while sharing a delicious hot and cold tapas with friends. Star lounge and en suite dining is also something guests can engage in while dining at the hotel. Enjoy the sound of gently lapping waves on the shore, or a pool side snooze under the equatorial sun. alternatively, visit the Sakina Ocean Spa for relaxing and therapeutic treatments. Some of the activities that can be enjoyed while at the hotel include water sports, sunset dhow cruises, mountain biking, excursions to Gede Ruins and safaris to the Marine Park. Airport pickup services are organized upon request at an extra charge. Laundry is rendered onsite at an added charge. Onsite parking is available and security guards watch the premises. Medina Palms is situated along Turtle Bay Road, 1 km from the junction of Gede-Watamu Road and in close proximity to the Gede Ruins.

KILIFI BAY BEACH RESORT

Kilifi Bay Beach Resort is a luxury 4-star property located on the stunning beautiful white sandy beaches of Kilifi. Guests get to experience amazing views of the African sunsets and sunrises at the ocean by the bay. With a lodging capacity of 50 rooms, the resort puts its emphasis on personalized services, ensuring that all the guests receive the very best during their stay. Each of the guest rooms has its own private balcony, a safety deposit box, a fridge and a digital satellite TV.  Kilifi Bay Resort has a great deal of recreation which guests can enjoy such as snorkeling, windsurfing,  scuba diving,  glass bottom boating, big game fishing, cruises in the creek, 2 swimming pools, beach volleyball and bicycles for hire. Other activities include daily animation programs, acrobatic shows, discos, live music and traditional African shows at the large outdoor amphitheater near the small swimming pool.Airport pickup, babysitting, laundry/dry cleaning, housekeeping and car-hire are among services provided for guests upon request. Kilifi Bay Beach Resort also has conference and seminar facilities for up to 80 persons; and event facilities for to 200 persons. The premises are guarded round the clock and onsite parking space is extensive. Kilifi Bay Beach Resort is situated 1 hour 20 minutes from the Mombasa Airport, The Pwani University and Kilifi Creek.

BLACK MARLIN LUXURY RESORT KILIFI

Black Marlin Luxury Resort is situated Kilifi beach. Kilifi is the first town north of Mombasa about half-way to Malindi. It is an ancient coastal Swahili town on the North Side of the creek, about 58 kilometers from Mombasa International Airport. Black Marlin Luxury Resort is composed of two beautiful houses, the Main House and the Beach House. The Main House sits in the middle of the gardens, slightly overhanging the property and one of the three swimming pools. In there you can find the Masaï Mara rooms, Kilifi rooms, Lamu, Kilimanjaro, Malindi, Serengeti, Tsavo rooms and Mombasa rooms all with private terrace. Black Marlin Luxury Resort restaurant and the main bar also stand here. The Beach House, with the Royale Suite and the Black Marlin Suite has a private swimming pool and a direct access to the beach and shared indoor and outdoor lounges with bar, TV, DVD player and a floor lounge with view on the sea. Close by you will find the beach restaurant and bar. All rooms and suites at the Black Marlin Luxury Resort are equipped with four-poster beds, mosquito nets and air conditioning.

BAOBAB SEA LODGE KILIFI

Baobab Sea Lodge Kilifi is located in Kilifi, a small town halfway between Mombasa and Malindi, 5 Kilometers from Kilifi Bay. This small three-star hotel has no competition on its stretch of beach, ensuring a private, relaxing stay. Guests can also choose to spend a night at the Lodge’s sister property, the Fig Tree Camp in the Masai Mara, at a special rate. Fig Tree Camp is a luxury tented campsite, which is ideally located for game viewing. Baobab Sea Lodge has 30 rooms spread across rich tropical gardens and the dinning and pool bar have wonderful views of the Indian Ocean. Attractions close to Kilifi include the Gedi Ruins, the Watamu Marine Park and towns of Mombasa and Malindi. Hotel facilities include, a conference hall, tennis court, water sports and free guest massage!

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