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Top Tip

For a spot of whale watching, visit between July and August when humpback whale come into the coast to rear their calves

Why we like it

  • Located on the stunning beach of Watamu
  • Two swimming pools, a spa and a fitness centre
  • Seafront location makes it easy to snorkel, fish and cruise around Kenya’s eastern coast
  • Excellent dining options including fresh à la carte seafood


About Hemingways Watamu

Named after Kenya’s most famous literary visitor, Hemingways Watamu is a five-star boutique property set on the white sands of the African coast. Stay in elegant accommodation with guaranteed views of the Indian Ocean. There are 39 rooms and 21 apartments available, the latter sleeping up to four and an ideal option for groups and families. 

Whilst staying here, sample sublime seafood at the restaurant, or sip a sundowner at the beachfront bar, surrounded by sand and sea. When you’re not paddling in the ocean, you can take a dip in the warm waters of the botanical pool. At the on-site spa, indulge in relaxing and rejuvenating therapies.