Established for over 20 years, Hemingways Watamu, is a luxury resort located on one of Kenya’s finest beaches. With 76 sea-facing bedrooms overlooking the stunning Watamu beach and the stunning Indian Ocean beach of the renowned Watamu Marine Park, north of Mombasa, the hotel is an oasis of peace and calm – for rest and relaxation few places compare to Hemingways.
The area is blessed with a world-renowned marine park, a large mangrove creek, the famous ancient archaeological site at Gede and the birders paradise of the Arabuko Sokoke Forest, all within seven minutes of the hotel.
Long setting the standard for leading hotels on Kenya’s coastline, the ambience of the hotel is relaxed sophistication, with the friendliness of a privately owned hotel coupled with the facilities and standards of an international resort. The famous ancient archeological site at Gede and the bird-watchers’ paradise of the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest are all located nearby the hotel. The resort features many activities including water sports, snorkeling-get the best view of the coral reef at close quarters., deep sea fishing, windsurfing, hobie cat sailing, sea kayaks and pedeloes.
The abundance and variety of fishing of Watamu is particularly important for the first-time big-game fisherman. owing to the diverse nature of the Indian Ocean. The Watamu area boasts a large number of fishing grounds of widely differing nature, all within an hour of the hotel. These include oceanic tidal rips, shallow bands, and undersea mountains.
Watamu is renowned for its outstanding cuisine and service.