Hemingways Watamu


Tucked away along a sugary sand beach in Watamu Marine National Park, we love this boutique’s understated Swahili-style luxury. Focusing on good food, cool water sports and chilled evenings, this is the ideal respite after an exciting Kenyan safari.

With palm studded shores and a sensational ocean-view pool, it’s only right that the rooms and apartments here are inspired by the hotel’s sun-soaked scenery. With natural light flooding through the windows, calm yet trendy white interiors and scenic balconies, each accommodation is a secluded sanctuary for you to enjoy.

The Ocean View and Deluxe Ocean View Rooms benefit from easy access to the beach, along with beach-style furnishings and glorious views. Meanwhile, the One to Four Bedroom Ocean View and Deluxe Ocean View Apartments are modern yet classy, with open-plan lounges and kitchens, and picturesque balconies that look out onto the Indian Ocean.

After long game drives and walking safaris, you’ll find joy in spending your days as relaxed or as active as you wish. Those seeking serenity can while away the hours by the pool, ending the day with a sunset dhow cruise along the Mida Creek. Meanwhile, those who still have plenty of energy can embark on full-day fishing trips or learn how to dive in the turquoise lagoon.

Of course, a true beach escape isn’t the same without sensational cuisine. With a delightful menu focusing on fresh seafood caught that very same day, each meal is cooked with vibrant Kenyan flavours and locally grown ingredients. Flavourful gelato, divine sharing platters, authentic Swahili cooking styles…there are plenty of special foodie moments here.

We recommend combining your Hemingway's stay with a two-night package at the Satao Camp where you can enjoy tented suites, game drives and walking safaris.


Stay 7 Pay 5 or Stay 4 Pay 3 when travelling between 05Jan-22Dec20.

Honeymooners will recieve the following amenities: Cake for two, bottle of wine, fruits and flowers, complimentary upgrade from B&B to Half Board and complimentary room upgrade (subject to availability).


What's Included

  • All rooms and apartments have a double bed
  • Half board
  • Two free small bottles of water per day

Open all year round. Children of all ages are welcome.

Price Information

This accommodation can be booked on its own or as part of a tailor-made holiday with or without flights. Per person per night prices from £80/€90/$105.

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