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Welcome to Hemingways Watamu, a luxurious beach hotel located on the enchanting Kenyan coast. Renowned for its exceptional service and irresistible charm, this iconic tropical paradise has been a favorite among guests who keep returning for more. For nearly three decades, Hemingways Watamu has embodied the epitome of coastal luxury in Kenya.

Situated within the pristine Watamu Marine National Park, our hotel offers an idyllic setting with a picturesque white sand beach and crystal-clear turquoise waters. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings while experiencing the warmth of our personalized service. Hemingways Watamu has become synonymous with Kenyan coastal luxury, captivating the hearts of countless travelers.

There are endless possibilities for adventure and relaxation during your stay. Learn the exhilarating art of kite-surfing, obtain your PADI certification to explore the vibrant marine life, indulge in a tranquil sunset dhow cruise on Mida Creek, or enjoy a round of golf at the world-class Vipingo Ridge golf course nearby. For those seeking a wildlife encounter, embark on a thrilling safari in Tsavo or the Maasai Mara. If you prefer a more leisurely pace, unwind by the pool with a captivating book while savoring our enticing cocktail menu.

Our spacious ocean-view rooms, located in the North Wing of the hotel on the ground and first floor, provide easy access to the beach and the botanical pool. Each room offers an en-suite bathroom and a beautiful balcony overlooking the Marine Park, ensuring ultimate comfort and luxury. The tranquil grassy area in front of the rooms is a serene spot to relax, bask in the coastal sunshine, and indulge in a good read.

Hemingways Watamu is situated just off Turtle Bay Road, outside the charming village of Watamu. The hotel is approximately 120 kilometers north of Mombasa and 25 kilometers south of Malindi. The nearest airport is in Malindi, a 30-minute drive away, while the nearest international airport is Moi International in Mombasa.

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