Hemingways Watamu (Temp Closed - Open late 2017?)
Relax on a Dhow Stunning Suites
Relax on a Dhow
Stunning Suites

Hemingways Watamu (Temp Closed - Open late 2017?)

Established for over 20 years, Hemingways Watamu, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World is a luxury resort located on one of Kenya’s finest beaches.




Hemingways Watamu has 76 sea-facing bedrooms overlooking the stunning Watamu beach and the renowned Watamu Marine Park, north of Mombasa. This world fabmous hotel is renowned for its outstanding cuisine and service.

Need to Know

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.


Whether it is deep sea fishing, snorkeling or scuba diving, there are few places in Kenya which can rival the Hemingways experience.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Turtle Bay is well known for its incredible and accessible snorkeling experience. Float over the abundant coral heads, spotting the over 700 species of fish in the lagoon. Some of the more commonly seen fish include the Parrotfish, Angelfish, Groupers, Filefish, Lionfish and Snappers are just a handful of the easily seen species within this superb, brightly colored underwater world.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

The resort features many activities including snorkeling, scuba diving, windsurfing, kayaking, deep sea fishing, golf, tennis and dhow trips. The famous ancient archeological site at Gede and the bird-watchers’ paradise of the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest are all located nearby the hotel.


26 Superior rooms, 44 Deluxe rooms, 4 Junior Suites and 2 Executive suites

Average StayAverage Stay

5 to 7 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

Prices from $375 per room per night on half board basis

Children PolicyChild Policy

We accept children of all ages

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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