Crystal Bay Resort

Watamu National Park, Watamu, Kenya | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Watamu


A travel blog entry by markbaker


... not to stress out the turtles even further as they swagger around in the back. I stretch out my back and get into a known position behind a computer. I'm writing an article about the Watamu Turtle Watch for next issue of 'Unique Homes'. Kenya's answer to Good Housekeeping I think. Whilst unlikely to be winning any Pulitzer prize soon, I hope it gets published. Driving around town I spot my first Liverpool ...

The breakout

A travel blog entry by markbaker


... laughing (he's an acutely witty guy) and from that point and a couple of beers later we are rehearsing a dance routine mimicking both the exercises we've been doing and the African acrobats from the previous night. The alcohol after the constant health regime has lot the touch paper. The bar staff are perplexed. The agreement is to perform this concoction of moves to the instructors in the morning. Oh ...


A travel blog entry by markbaker


... sweat, dirt and laughs we have planted 4500 new stalks. The local women also help out and it feels like a true community scheme. Lunch is always shared with all the crew back at base and whilst my Swahili is not up to much, you can tell that these are happy people always laughing and joking and thy enjoy the work tey do. They do turn to English for a bit and the discussion on the recent government elections ...

Wonderful, wonderful time at Goodlife Orphanage

A travel blog entry by boothy58


... before helping fold washing and play with other little children. With 56 children here it is an amazingly well run, efficient and indeed a credit to the founders Mary and Kevin Maguire. You could just feel the love and each Mamma in their house, held the children in such high esteem as their own children to raise. Really, really special. All the staff so welcoming, and kind. As the children came home from school, they greeted us with ...

From Shela to Elvis

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle


... washing it all down with Tusker and some local wines.A perfect last night, great food and much laughter.Nick was escorted by one of the guests into her boudoir to use her facilities. But we will draw a veil. She is, after all, a good friend of Annie Lennox, George Harrison et al, which was nice.

(OK, so Michael Kamen was a very big cheese... so maybe she has a right to crow!)



This 5 star hotel, located on Watamu National Park, Watamu, is near Watamu Beach, Watamu National Marine Park, Kikambala Beach, and Vipingo Sisal Estate.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Crystal Bay Resort Watamu

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding