Kenton 3, Watamu
Kenton 3, Mida Creek, Watamu is a newly built 4-bedroom house located approximately 1km from the beach and about 300 metres from Mida Creek. The house sleeps a maximum of 8 people. There is a caretaker who lives on site. A cook can be hired for an extra daily rate. The house comprises of 4 double bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 guest toilet / shower, a large entertainment area leading onto the pool, a large lounge, a bar area in entertainment area with bar fridges, a fully equipped kitchen and a dhobi with a washing machine, a dishwasher and tumble drier, DSTV with premium package plus an Ipod docking station. There are ceiling fans in all the rooms, and A/C in all the bedrooms, kitchen and the main lounge. All crockery and linen are provided.
Staff – there is a caretaker on site, who looks after the garden and cleans the house. He can also do laundry. Cook – this can be arranged at a daily fee of approximately 1,500/- per day.
This is Watamu, so the question becomes, what can’t you do near the house, not what can you do? From the KWS marine park that stretches the length of Watamu beach for snorkeling, kite surfing and stand up paddle boarding, to meals at Pili Pan, Medina Palms, Ocean Sports, the Crab Shack, the opportunities are endless. If you fancy yourself as a serious fisherman, Ocean Sports has some of the best deep-sea fishing on the coast. Alternatively, Malindi is half an hour away from Watamu, with stunning shopping and restaurants in the town, as well as the Driftwood Club. And, finally, for the cultural and adventurous in the group, you can visit the amazing Gede ruins, the butterfly center and the snack park or the Arabuko Sokoke Forest to see amazing bird life and elephants, if you’re lucky.
Rates are per night
Peak season – Ksh. 48,000/- per night ( 21 Dec – 5 Jan)
High season – Ksh. 36,000/- per night ( 6 Jan – 17 Apr, 1 Oct – 20 Dec & Easter)
Mid season – Ksh. 30,000/- per night (1 Aug – 30 Sept)
Low season – Ksh. 25,000/- per night (22 Apr – 31 July