Our home in Kenya is a luxury holiday villa situated in a lush garden with private swimming pool. A short stroll to the most beautiful beach in Africa. The...
Where is it?
Watamu, in local Swahili language, means "sweet people". It is a fishermen village on the cost of the Indian Ocean at about 150 km north of Mombasa and 25 km south of Malindi. It has grown into a lovely beach resort over the years. The village has all you need: two small supermarkets, a number of curio and souvenir dealers, a butchery, fishmongers, banks and forex, post office, two doctors' clinics, a western hairdresser, many restaurants, clubs and several roadside eateries. Watamu Marine Park was the first to be established in Kenya back in 1968. The adjacent Arabuko Sokoke Forest is the largest indigenous coastal forest remaining in East Africa. It also hosts the ancient Gede ruins. The whole area is declared a UN Biosphere Reserve.