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Best hotels in Watamu

What's Watamu like?

If you're looking to discover somewhere new, look no further than Watamu. Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Watamu has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Watamu with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our map displays the areas and neighborhoods around all Watamu hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Watamu hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

Where are the best places to stay in Watamu?

We have 278 Watamu accommodations with prices starting at USD 13. Choose one of our 36 deals and get discounts of up to 30%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Watamu and the surrounding area:

  • • 7 5-star accommodations from USD 89 per night
  • • 25 4-star accommodations from USD 39 per night
  • • 19 3-star accommodations from USD 30 per night

Here are our travelers' top 2 places to stay in Watamu:

Sun Palm Beach Resort

4.5-star beachfront resort with casino, near Watamu Beach
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Free kid's activities • Walkable location

Lily Palm Resort

4-star hotel with 2 outdoor pools, near Watamu Beach
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • 2 restaurants • 2 poolside bars • Central location

How to Get to Watamu

What is the closest airport to Watamu?

  • • Malindi (MYD), 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from central Watamu

Things to See and Do in Watamu

What is there to see in Watamu?

  • • Watamu Beach
  • • Watamu Marine National Park
  • • Arabuko Sokoke Forest
  • • Prawn Lake
  • • Mida Creek

When is the best time to visit Watamu?

  • • Hottest months: February, March, April, January (average 88°F)
  • • Coldest months: July, August, June, September (average 70°F)
  • • Rainiest months: May, November, October, and April (average 4.28 inches of rainfall)