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Watamu overview

Watamu is a friendly locale known for its beaches. There's a nice selection of restaurants to enjoy during your stay. Visitors to Watamu can take time to see places like Bio-Ken Snake Farm and Watamu Beach. While you're in town, don't miss out on other sights including Watamu Marine National Park.

Where to stay in Watamu

A welcoming city, Watamu offers a variety of hotels and other lodging choices. There are 24 hotels in Watamu and you can shop as many as 35 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices as low as 13 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Watamu as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 7 5-star hotels from 77 USD per night
  • • 23 4-star hotels from 39 USD per night
  • • 17 3-star hotels from 30 USD per night
  • • 2 2-star hotels from 114 USD per night

How to get to Watamu

Fly into Malindi (MYD), 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from the heart of Watamu.

What to see around Watamu

Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Watamu Beach
  • • Watamu Marine National Park
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Ruins of Gedi (3 mi/4.8 km from the city center)
  • • Arabuko Sokoke Forest (8.7 mi/14 km from the city center)

When to visit Watamu

Wondering what time of year to travel or what you should pack? Here are some average seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 88°F day, 74°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 70°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 69°F night
  • • October-December: 87°F day, 72°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.24 inches
  • • April-June: 0.47 inches
  • • July-September: 0.39 inches
  • • October-December: 0.43 inches