Garoda Resort

turtle bay road, Watamu, Kenya | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Watamu

Time to depart!

A travel blog entry by s_sarkardei on Apr 23, 2014

35 photos

... the Muslim family. Again these are simply my own personal experiences, and please don't take it literally and feel that is how I feel about people in general. You all know I have friends from all over the world and all religions. I still wish we could all just believe and accept that we need to be good to each other, that we should treat one and other as we want to be treated and that's that!

My attempt to work backwards to my last blog has now brought me ...

The hatchling dash

A travel blog entry by markbaker on Apr 14, 2013

9 photos

... buggers are desperate to keep moving, even whilst in the palm of your hand. We keep finding baby turtles around the beach, either going the wrong way (attracted by lights inland), halted by obstacles (bottles) or in the most cruel of circumstances, stolen by crabs. Who knows, some of these babies will return to this very site in 25 years time to lay nests, maybe even one I've assisted to the sea. A great ending to my stay here, very ...

Digging in the sand

A travel blog entry by markbaker on Apr 08, 2013

2 comments, 6 photos

... with cheers and teasing. The bouncers, who have imaginatively 'tough guys' written on their t-shirts, keep everything in check. I have a night patrol at 3am and I can't say wandering around the each in the dark is my greatest pleasure. However, the stars in the sky are very pronounced, quite magical really. A view you don't get with the light interference back in Europe. The sky is also full of thunderstorms in every direction. No luck on nesting turtles for this ...

Monkeying around

A travel blog entry by markbaker on Apr 02, 2013

... of sand, tyres and logs are all used to punish our bodies on the beach. After dinner, Kai (one of the Germans) reads my palm. Avoiding all the blisters on it she tells some fascinating stuff in a simple, real way rather than some of that bonkers stuff Derek Ogilvie claims to do. Not sure if I believe in lines on hands as a commentary for your life but now I know a little more about my work line, health line, love line, fate line and creativity ...

What's at Watamu

A travel blog entry by bevj on Jan 31, 2013

45 photos

... a waiter on hand to supply the necessaries. About 75% of the guests were returnees and many had been coming there for years. One couple had been coming twice a year for 30 years!! This meant that several people had become involved with the local community and did a lot of good work with the children’s home and the school. However, to new bugs like us the hotel operated a bit like a private club. We laughed about the silver and gold turtle awards that were presented ...

Location

This hotel, located on turtle bay road, Watamu, is near Watamu Beach, Watamu National Marine Park, Kikambala Beach, and Kipepeo Aquarium.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Garoda Resort Watamu

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding