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Hemingways Watamu is a 5-star boutique hotel set on Watamu Beach. The resort is notably set in the middle of Watamu Marine National Park. Hemingways Watamu has been providing world-class services to guests for close to 30 years. One can get their PADI certificate at the resort.


Hemingways Watamu being a luxury boutique hotel has 13 newly renovated deluxe rooms and 26 other rooms. All rooms feature a view of the ocean. There are also 1 – 4 bedroom villas known as The Residences. The Residences come equipped with a modern kitchen for guests looking to be on self-catering. Some of the amenities in the rooms include:
  1. Spacious en-suite bathroom with double vanity, WC and shower
  2. Complimentary WiFi internet access
  3. Flat Screen LED Television with cable channels
  4. Telephone with conference call and speakerphone capabilities
  5. Air conditioning and ceiling fan
  6. Mosquito net
  7. Minibar
  8. Tea and coffee making facilities
  9. Electronic safe
  10. Hairdryer
  11. Bathrobes
  12. Overnight kit


Hemingways Watamu has plenty to offer especially in terms of activities. From big-game fishing to kite surfing and diving. Two swimming pools, two restaurants, and a poolside bar are some of the highlight features of the resort. Other amenities include:
  1. Free Wi-Fi
  2. Free parking
  3. Two outdoor pools
  4. Fitness center
  5. Spa
  6. Beach access
  7. Poolside Bar
  8. Two restaurants
  9. Room service
  10. Kitchen in some rooms
  11. Full-service laundry
  12. Business center
At the time of writing, Hemingways Watamu had a rating of 4.7/5 from 494 Google reviews.

Free-Form Swimming Pool

Aerial view of the swimming pool at Hemingways Watamu.

Ocean-view room at Heminways Watamu.


Ocean-view room at Heminways Watamu.


A meal served in a gazebo at Hemingways Watamu.

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