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Do you have toys for kids?

“Do you have games for kids? Yeah, I mean, something like those garden plastic toys for my toddler, you know ..” Garden toys? In a place like Watamu? Here at The Lodge? Well, we have a section of the pool for the youngest ones, then we have all the beachlife you can dream of, we have […]

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Kenya Masai Mara National Park

Matatu or 4WD on Safari?

Regular followers of our blog already know that we only offer 4X4 vehicles to our guests, through specialized agencies, when they’re willing to  experience their once-in-a-lifetime safari in the safest and most comfortable way. And looking at this picture we also understand why Kenya Tourism CS is intentioned to ban matatus from operating inside game parks :-). […]

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Roaring Forties

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

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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 :-).

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low tide in Watamu

Low Tide in Watamu

Do you see the beauty of Watamu? When it’s low tide you can simply walk to reach the tiny islands facing the coast, leaving directly from the shores and from your hotel. Low tide creates several ponds only a few feet deep, full of sealife, and you can enjoy it even when you’re not .. ergh .. ehm […]

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Go Crab. Be a Hermit.

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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 ..

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The Great Migration on Periscope

The Great Migration is underway! Watch it live via @HerdTracker ! http://t.co/GdD3iHjbid #MaraLive #MakeItKenya pic.twitter.com/hvpdphGloO — MakeItKenya (@MakeItKenya) September 29, 2015

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Kitesurfing school

Thrilling experience for water sport lovers. The advantages of kiting in Kenya are endless not limited to the consistent side shore winds, warm clear water, long beach space and flat waves.

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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 […]

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Bio-Ken Snake Farm

Bio-Ken Snake Farm is a research center, which deals with reptiles, especially snakes and snake-bites. Located less than 5 minutes’ drive from Lonno Lodge, it houses the largest collection of snakes in East Africa and is open to the public all year round.

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Watamu Turtle Watch

Sea Turtle Watch

Watamu has been designated one of Kenya’s three most important nesting sites for sea turtles, with nesting and hatching occurring almost all year round.

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