Which resort to choose for your beach holiday – Malindi or Watamu? As always, it’s your choice

Both Malindi & Watamu offer spectacular stretches of unspoiled beach. Both have an international charm with an exciting dining scene. And both feature marine parks for crystal-clear swimming.

Of course, both have a wonderful year-round climate and are just about 120 km North from Mombasa.

Key attractions in Malindi / Wa/tamu:

  • Jumba la Mtwana
  • Bio-Ken Snake Farm & Laboratory
  • Watamu Turtle Watch
  • Watamu marine National Park
  • Arabuko Sokoke Forest Reserve
  • Mida Dhow
  • Vasco da Gama Pillar
  • House of Columns and many more..


  • Ocean Beach Resort And Spa
  • Leopard Point Luxury Beach Resort & Spa
  • Sandies Tropical Village
  • Diamonds Dream of Africa
  • Medina Palms
  • Hemingways Watamu
  • Turtle Bay Beach Club
  • Blue Bay Cove
  • Seven Island Resort Watamu
  • The One, watamu bay
  • Jacaranda Beach Resort
  • Ocean Sports Resort
  • Kilili Baharini Resort And Spa
  • Malindi Dream Garden
  • White Elephant Sea & Art Lodge
  • Driftwood Beach Club Ltd
  • The Village- Malindi (The African Collection)
  • Malindi Breeze Point
  • Scorpio Villas
  • Blue Marlin Sporting Resort
  • Flamingo Villas Resort

Starting and returning to Malindi / Watamu, you can a Safari to wildlife filled parks like:

  • Tsavo East National Park,
  • Tsavo West National Park
  • Amboseli National Park,
  • Lake Naivasha
  • Hell’s Gate National Park
  • Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Masai Mara Game Reserve plus many more!

Please Note: Malindi / Watamu beach safaris can end in Nairobi as well.