Hemingways Watamu is an owner managed hotel set in a beautiful cove at one end of five mile stretch of sandy beach at Watamu near Malindi in Kenya. The hotel overlooks the Watamu Marine Park and the headland of the cove.
Accommodation & Facilities
Hemingways Watamu has 39 comfortable and well-appointed Ocean rooms and 21 apartments, all with great views of the Indian Ocean and within yards of the sea front. All Ocean rooms have en-suite bathrooms, fans and air conditioning. The apartments have one, two or four bedrooms, and being equipped with kitchens, they are ideal for a longer stay. The hotel also has two pools, a spa and gym, a bar and a formal restaurant; trousers and collared shirts are required here in the evenings.
Watamu is the oldest Marine Park in East Africa and is one of the finest in Kenya. The nearby beach is lovely, and there is excellent scuba diving, windsurfing, sailing and big game fishing on offer. The tidal creek close to the hotel offers good bird watching and fishing, and is a lovely spot for sunset dhow trips. For the more energetic there are also floodlit tennis courts and a gym. Malindi and its markets are within easy reach of Hemingways for those guests wishing to explore the area a little further.