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#1 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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Reviewed 4 June 2017
On the beach, ver Italian

Nice hotell. One good pool. Very Italian .... Spoke more italian than English. Good buffé - not so much varaity between days. Nice staff. Can walk to city or take a taxi to snake farm-recommended... more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Relaxing atmosphere

In March we stayed for 5 nights at the resort. The view was beautiful even though the terrace furniture was hard to sit on. The food was very good and the staff was very friendly. Lots of activities... more

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Watamu Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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US$119
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#2 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great romantic getaway

small boutique resort, very cosy and ideal for couples,we took the tatu suite, very large and designer interior, nice ocean view. The place has just the right size for individual service. we spent... more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Very Relaxing!

My husband and I spent our last 2 nights in Kenya at the Mawe Resort. It was a perfect way to end the trip. The room was spacious with a private terrace looking out to the ocean. Food was good... more

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Jacaranda Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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US$150
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#3 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 18 December 2017
Excellent place to visit

We were there for a weekend. The hotel is amazing. Staff are very friendly. We thank the animation team for their support. Beppe, Safari and Raymond a big thank you. You made our weekend... more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Great place to visit

The hotel facilities were fantastic. However, the staff members were not friendly as would be expected in the service industry. Further, although customers moved from the outside area which had been... more

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Jacaranda Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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US$160
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#4 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fabulous Kobe

What a wonderfully chilled yet perfectly run resort - not too big however be prepared for a lot of Italians! On the beach ... a short 50m walk down the dunes to beach. 2 pools , one for resort... more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wonderful!

I spent some time researching the area to find what I hoped would be a small, friendly hotel slightly away from the main busy area of the beach - we could not have been more delighted with Kobe - it... more

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Turtle Bay Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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#5 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Family paradise

We hadn't originally planned to go to Medina Palms but had been disappointed by a booking at a nearby hotel so went searching for alternatives and I was glad we did. From the off Medina Palms... more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful, peaceful, serene hidden gem!

Unless you live in Kenya, you wouldn't necessarily think it had such a beautiful hidden gem available for a beach/spa resort that would rival some of the worlds luxury boutique hotels. We had a... more

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Plot No. 2 - Mida Creek Road | P.O. Box 18 - Watamu, Watamu 80202, Kenya
011 254 710 571515
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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
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#6 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A pearl with your own chef

Our family stayed for 10 days in the beach front villa. We had our own chef - Charles - that made the whole experience superb! The villa is located with the beach right in front of the terrace. The... more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Great value for money

We stayed here during the week just before 2017 Christmas and, we give it a thumbs-up. The beach is just few steps down the wooden deck of the restaurant. So, it was quite easy for us to watch our... more

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Mida Creek Road | P.O Box 208, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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#7 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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Reviewed 8 January 2018
Nice but...

The first impression is OK, even if the reception area is dark and not so welcoming. The facility is built around a nice swimming pool amidst a mature garden. The rooms are very basic and smelled... more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Not 4 stars not all inclusive

Italian resort only for these guests. Room with old bathroom, no telephone , no tv, no service. Italian cuisine so not local, low quality. All inclusive is wrong ! It's board only. One private... more

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Watamu Coast Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
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#8 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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Reviewed yesterday
An elegant paradise

I have lived in Kenya for nearly two years and visited the coast on many occasions. Undoubtedly The Lonno Lodge is by far the best place I have every stayed. I came on holiday with my father and from... more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Unique experience

Just had eight nights in this bit of paradise, originally booed four nights but stayed eight and then had to be forcibly removed as we had decided to stay for ever! Can’t say any more than what’s... more

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390 Kanani Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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#9 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing holiday

I really liked holiday spent in Jacaranda resort. There were some trivialities I would change but in general it was amazing. Staff was very friendly. If you're looking for a safari trip to Tsavo east... more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Average resort

Me and my wife spent 4 nights in the resort. When we arrived we were offered room just next to the reception very far from the see and with view to backyard of the resort. This room we rejected and... more

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Jacaranda Road, Watamu 677, Kenya
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
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US$87
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#10 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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Reviewed 9 January 2018
Comfy, clean and nice resort with a very good location, all though room for improvement

I stayed at Lily Palm over Christmas and did the booking via on of the booking sites. I got a good price and the room was on the second floor and close to the reception area with a nice pool. The... more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Worth it!

I put up for a night, December 4, 2017, in Room 141 at Lily Palm. Check in was swift, and professional. The staff were also very friendly, and welcoming. The room was large, and very clean. The... more

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Jacaranda Road | Watamu National Marine Park, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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#11 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Hotel

Food and service is fantastic. Staff cannot do enough for you. Very friendly relaxed atmosphere. A must do experience is the dhow boat trip. With great food and plenty of drinks. Yet again 1st class... more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lovely stay

The property is sprawling. We got an Ocean View Room which was great. Hotel staffs were very friendly. Food were also good. They have nice swimming pools. We enjoyed the adult pool thoroughly. As... more

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PO Box 10, Watamu, Kenya
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#12 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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Reviewed 3 days ago
A restful place where one can mediate on ones life.

The rooms at the hotel come in all sizes- small, medium and large - one can say each room has its own character. I had a plumbing problem in the first room I was booked. I reported the problem quite... more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Temple Points resort

Whether business which they have the facilities (conference rooms, projectors) or family gathering/outing.. they got it all covered. Their Polite Staff welcomes with cold fresh drinks for... more

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Marine Park Rd, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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#13 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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Reviewed 25 September 2017
Hard to believe you are in Kenya

The room was spacious and had good air conditioning. The mattress is not a sprung one so not the most comfortable sleep. The DSTV had channels that were not worth watching. Hard to believe you... more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Lack of Training for staff, More attention to details

Hi all. If you consider this hotel for your vacation read it carefully as this is opinion of someone who traveled a bit. Hotel is located in great spot, with private beach and security on it. it's... more

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Jacaranda Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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US$200
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#14 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 10 August 2017
My love Africa !

First time I went to Blue Bay it was 1996. And it was even my first time to Africa.A deep passion is bringing me back year after year.....Africa with her people and her nature it is something unique... more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Excellent people

The entertainment is amazing, really great to watch at night. Always fun things to watch, always pumping! They put on such great shows all the time since we've been here. Its different all the time... more

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P.O. Box 162, Watamu, Kenya
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  • Beachfront
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#15 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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  • Breakfast included
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Reviewed 10 October 2017
Amazing time

If you are looking for affordable and most memorable stay, right from the guests to employees.... This is the place to be.Will definitely be going back.The beach is the best in Watamu. Cons:Try learn... more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
A breath of fresh air

Due to our already reviewed Jacaranda Beach Resort end of season closure on 17 April, we took the short walk through the arch which separates the two resorts and checked into Room 1, on the other... more

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Watamu Road | near Jacaranda Road and Watamu Beach, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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US$89
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#16 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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    Reviewed 14 March 2017
    “A great hotel, with wonderful service in paradise!”

    The location of the resort is in a beautiful location, at the shore of the marine park. The facilities and service are great. The resort is much larger than described at the site, because it is... more

    Reviewed 10 January 2018
    Two bedroom bungalow

    Where to start. Gecko resort needs some major refurbishments for apartments and gardens. A local snake greeted us on the patio when we arrived. We had hired two, 2 bedroom apartments with kitchen... more

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    Turtle Bay Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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      #17 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
      • Beachfront
      • Pool
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      Reviewed 4 weeks ago
      Great place, lovely staff

      We lived a bit down the beach for a couple of weeks, but kept hiking up to this Italian hotel on multiple occations for food, Internet and afternoon beers. It has an awesome location on the beach... more

      Reviewed 4 January 2018
      Nice place for a wedding

      It was my first time in Watamu, attended a friends wedding which took place at this Resort. It is a great venue for a wedding, they did a really great job setting the place up and the food was really... more

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      Turtle Bay Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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      • Beachfront
      • Pool
      • Restaurant
      • Bar/Lounge
      • Spa
      • Free Internet
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      US$250
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      #18 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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      • Breakfast included
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      Reviewed 31 December 2017
      Idyllic spot

      We stayed here for six nights Christmas time and booked through bookings.com app for the bed and bfast option. Location at Watamu is great. Lovely beach and Swimming. Other bays walking distance as... more

      Reviewed 1 January 2017
      Amazing beach resort, boutique style.

      A very beautiful boutique style hotel. Ideal place for a family to relax, especially for people just looking to relax and not do any other activities. Hotel is very well located and has good links... more

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      | Jacaranda Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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      • Free Parking
      • Breakfast included
      • Pool
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      • Room Service
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      #19 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
      • Free Parking
      • Breakfast included
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      Reviewed 28 July 2017
      Great Experience

      Made a booking at a property that was closed and our booking was moved to Twiga Beach. The staff was amazing and extremely friendly. This is an Italian resort and activities are rightfully done in... more

      Reviewed 15 December 2016
      Disappointing restaurant

      Went to attend a wedding by the beach and decided to stay at the same place. the food was very disappointing in flavors as well as time. Dinner was served not earlier than 8.30pm strictly. breakfast... more

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      Twiga Beach Resort, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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      • Free Parking
      • Breakfast included
      • Pool
      • Beachfront
      • Restaurant
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      #20 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
      • Free Parking
      • Breakfast included
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      Reviewed 8 June 2014
      Hidden Gem

      Getting to this place is a pain in the neck but once you reach there, it's the most relaxing place in the entire Watamu surroundings. The swimming pools are neat and clean while the rooms are very... more

      Reviewed 11 June 2013
      Fantastic!

      I've stayed here twice and absolutely love it with our family! The food is one of the best at the coast with variety on the buffet for everyone to find their niche. Excellent Italian flare to the... more

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      Watamu, Kenya
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      • Free Parking
      • Breakfast included
      • Pool
      • Beachfront
      • Restaurant
      • Room Service
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      #21 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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        Coast, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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          #22 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
          • Breakfast included
          • Pool
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          Reviewed 5 January 2016
          Disappointed

          We,'ve seen a lot of photos and heard a lot of great things about this hotel..since we were in watamu we decided to visit.we tried 2 book online but experienced some difficulties coz someone on... more

          Reviewed 23 August 2011
          Good Hotel, good beach!

          I've been in this particular and charming hotel located directly on the beach of Watamu. Valid place in general, with some negative note on the staff, not always nice, I think due to the comparison... more

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          Jacaranda Area, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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          • Breakfast included
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Free Internet
          #23 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
          • Free Wifi
          • Free Parking
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          Reviewed 2 days ago
          Pure Class

          Wonderful people, excellent service, modern and superb amenities and delicious food. I would like to especially commend Ali Hirazi, Husna, Chef Omar and James for their service. The Massage at the... more

          Reviewed 6 days ago
          Conference at Hemingways

          The newly opened and refurbished Hemingways Watamu is a fabulous destination for a conference or team building event. Amazing facilities, great activities, and the food and staff were brilliant... more

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          P.O. Box 267, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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          • Breakfast included
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          #24 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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          • Pool
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          Reviewed 2 December 2015
          Feel like royalty

          I do not know where to begin. My husband and I visited St.Thomas in early November 2015. We were there for a total of 5 nights. It was nothing short of an amazing experience. The staff are so warm... more

          Reviewed 10 August 2015
          Unique paradise!

          Excellent service by Carlo & Tina and their staff, Delicious meals and cocktails created with fresh ingredients. The place is unique with very beautiful beach and amazing sea. Rooms are very big and... more

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          Kanani Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          #25 Best Value of 26 hotels in Watamu
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          • Free Parking
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          Reviewed 10 April 2017
          I would come back!

          Lovely house, lovely staff and wonderful food! Nothing to complain about. We had barbacue on the beach one night. Kayaks available at the house. The staff can aslo organize for massages and transport... more

          Reviewed 9 August 2014
          My favorite holiday ever

          Most amazing location for a fitness holidays. Kindest and most professional staff I ever had. Fantastic and local food. Wildfitness program is definitely improving my life balance, rejuvenated... more

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          24B Mida Creek Rd, Plot, Watamu 80202, Kenya
          Amenities
          • Free Wifi
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Beachfront
          • Fitness centre
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago
          Beautiful hotel, delicious food and great facilities.

          I don't usually leave reviews but I had such an amazing holiday at The One Watamu Bay that I had to. The One certainly lived up to its name. We were warmly welcomed on arrival with welcome drinks... more

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago
          Awesome holiday in a magical resort.

          This was my first trip to Kenya, but definitely not my last. I spent one week there with my husband and young daughters. The girls loved the kids club and my hubby were able to enjoy quality time... more

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          Jacaranda Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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