Hemingways Resort

One of the small luxury Hotels of the World, this 78 room resort is the premiere resort in Watamu.  

The Five-Star standards of Hemingways, from its renowned cuisine to its special personal service, have earned the hotel recognition as one of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Hemingways has been voted Best Beach Resort in Kenya for a number of years. Inspired cuisine, great service and friendly staff, watersports facilities, a gymnasium and the possibility of a wide range of safaris and excursions provide all the ingredients you need for a truly memorable encounter with Africa. 

Location

Hemingways is situated approximately 128 kilometers North of Mombasa and 28 kilometers South of Malindi on the Turtle Bay Beach at Watamu.

Hemingways is located inside the Watamu National Marine Park and only three hours from Tsavo East National Park, Kenya's largest National Park. Tsavo safaris can be arranged; from one night to several, you can experience the big game country for yourself in the nearby National Parks of Tsavo East and Tsavo West.

Hemingways Resort, Watamu, Kenya.
Hemingways Resort from the air.

The pool area with rooms behind.
The pool area with rooms behind.

Hemingways offers you four choices of accommodation:

Standard, Superior, Deluxe and Suites. More Information Here

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Facilities and Services

The restaurant overlooks the Indian Ocean and seats 200 people, with additional seating for 100 on the outside terrace. Their excellent chef provides for all tastes. The candle lit dinner menu offers a full four course table d'hote menu and there is a vegetarian option available at all meals.

Hemingways Restaurant overlooks the Indian Ocean.

The deep sea fishing centre offers sport fishing in the exciting waters off Watamu. Marlin, sailfish, shark, tuna and other big game fish can be found in plenty. Other watersports including snorkelling, diving, windsurfing and waterskiing are also available.

Deep sea sports fishing for marlin, sailfish and other game fish.

Excursions to local places of interest include Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, a unique stretch of coastal forest with a rich biodiversity, Gedi Ruins, a ruined 12th century town, and other local attractions.