Located around 100 kilometres north of Mombasa on Kenya’s east coast, Watamu is a small town with an idyllic location between pristine beaches and verdant tropical forest.
Some of the most popular attractions include Watamu Bay, Blue Lagoon, Turtle Bay and Mida Creek. For anyone interested in scuba diving, Watamu Marine National Park is home to a thriving population of marine life, including sea turtles, manta rays and whale sharks.
Watamu has only a few hotels, but there are many lodges and guesthouses to choose from should you wish to spend a few days here after your wildlife safari.
- Where: East coast, Kenya