A proud member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Hemingways Watamu is a tropical paradise situated in the middle of the pristine Watamu Marine National Park in Kenya's Turtle Bay. With clear turquoise waters and white sandy beaches, Watamu has so much to offer those seeking an active holiday and represents true Kenyan coastal luxury.
Renowned for its prolific big game fishing all year round, the boutique hotel offers 39 luxury ocean-view bedrooms as well as 21 spacious, one- two- and four- bedroom residences, all with ocean views and situated within yards of the white sand beach. With numerous water sports activities on offer as well as a fabulous new day spa, a wide array of international cuisine, and even traditional Arabic dhow cruises, this is the perfect way to encounter Kenya's coast.
- Situated within the famous Watamu Marine National Park
- Renowned area for exceptional year-round big game fishing
- Larger residences perfect for families and small groups
- All rooms offer ocean views
At a glance
- 60 rooms
- All ages
- Open all year
- B&B to Full Board
"Travel between June and October to witness the annual humpback whale migration pass through the Watamu Marine National Park. You may even be lucky enough to view them from the land."
Our trips offer countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.
Take a journey through Hemingways Watamu to get a flavour of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
TRIPS TO INSPIRE
From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.
- Bespoke itineraries
- Flights and transfers included
- Best rates guaranteed
HOW TO BOOK
At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.
Call us or enquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.
Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke African itinerary.
We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.
Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!
We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.
Adventure Holiday to Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda
Totally awesome trip. No trip will ever be as good.Read full review
Honeymoon to Kenya & Tanzania
This was a once in a lifetime kind of trip that we are going to have to somehow repeat! The team at Mahlatini really worked hard for us throughout the planning process, exceeded our trip expectations, and worked diligently when we actually had to push our Honeymoon out a full year because of COVID …Read full review
Honeymoon to Kenya
Our honeymoon was the trip of a lifetime! It was beyond our expectations, and we will remember this amazing trip forever. Traveling during the pandemic was interesting, and we had some last minute changes, but we also had some amazing upgrades and experiences that we would not have had otherwise. …Read full review