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Watamu Beach, Malindi

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Observe the vibrant marine life or simply unwind amidst the palms and silver sands of Watamu Beach, a set of beaches near a fishing village. With offshore coral formations lying within a marine national park, the beach has some of Kenya's best snorkeling and diving spots, revealing a wide array of multicolored species. Alternatively, you can take a glass-bottomed boat trip to witness the reef. Keep your eye out for sea turtles, and during low tide, explore countless pools with an abundance of creatures. Put Watamu Beach into our Malindi trip itinerary maker app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Malindi.
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  • Watamu beaches are just stunning.... the entire coastline here is surrounded by the Reef and hence the waters are gentle and not the crushing waves. The winds are just right for the watersports. The.....  more »
  • Watamu Beach especially near Fortamu is a paradise. Beautiful white sand beach where you can walk freely and enjoy the spectacular view. During high tides you can enjoy the water that is giving the...  more »
  • Just go. No amount of words can describe this place. No.
  • Talk of luxury, this place is awesome

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