Hanging around

Articles from this Category

Watamu, Timboni, can you feel the still intact atmosphere?

female solo travel

My first solo travel

“Would you,” asks Jamil, “travel for love to meet a man you’ve never met before?” Detecting an impending good story, the Kenyan in me stirs and swiftly livens with anticipation. Curiosity naturally precedes etiquette and I respond but cautiously with another question: “Why do you ask?” Jamil, a well built man with a flair for […]

Read more

A great tour guide means a great travel experience

Tour guides .. mmh .. for the past few years of my travel I have met the good, the bad and the ugly side of these people. Some people think that it’s not important to have them as part of the tour but I would never go anywhere without them. This is especially since most […]

Read more
Malindi Airport

How to find a flight to Watamu

A list of all the available options to reach Malindi (or Mombasa) by flight and then to Watamu with our private shuttle or with public transportation.

Read more

Roaring Forties

Well .. being on the equator the definition “roaring forties” is probably not entirely accurate, but .. you get the idea 🙂

Read more
checking pictures taken at low tide

Checking the pictures taken at low tide

Do you see those tiny islands in the background? You can easily reach them at low tide, simply walking, and so to discover the sealife populating this area. p.s. do not forget the camera :-).

Read more
kanani primary school

Kanani Primary School

A short break between lessons is always a good moment to play with friends, at Kanani Primary School, Watamu.

Read more
Fishermen on the Mida Creek

Fishermen on the Mida Creek

A quiet sunset on the Mida Creek, fishermen have all returned home, it’s dinner time for Watamu.

Read more

Timboni

Road market in Timboni, a small village really close to Watamu, a nice stop on your way to visiting the old Gede ruins.

Read more

Exploring Arabuko Sokoke National Park

The main gate of the Arabuko Sokoke Forest is only 20 minutes drive away from the Lodge, making it one of the favorite short trips among our guests. A good 4WD vehicle is advisable, if it’s a Landrover it’s even better. Landy rules!

Read more
Gone fishing

Gone fishing!

From November to April, during the monsoon season when the sea is calm and the fishing season is also at its peak, it is the best moment to experience a day of fishing with the fishermen of Watamu. No engine boats, no deep-sea fishing, only sails, wind, silence and hard work ..

Read more
turkish airlines

How to save money on your next flight to Kenya

Are you thinking of your next vacation, because the last one is already too far away in memories? This is the right moment to consider Kenya. There are not too many places in the world where you can have a wonderful beach holiday combined with a Safari, or climbing an icy mountain and go deep sea fishing within the […]

Read more

Walking in the shallow waters

Walking  in  shallow water During daily low tide, you can simply walk around in shallow water and discover the huge variety of local sea life. Although this occurs at both Malindi and Watamu, walking on the coral reef at Watamu is much nicer  because there are also small islands/rocks protecting the beaches. At low tide […]

Read more
Go top