Garoda Resort

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

The hatchling dash

A travel blog entry by markbaker


... raffle where the prizes range from a floral dinner set to a plastic bucket filled with plastic plates and beakers. There are no releases called for today so at sundown, Marike & I head to the local restaurant for a cocktail and a meal. It's my last night at the project and feel like treating myself by not cooking the omelette and noodles I had planned. Marike is a really nice Swiss lady who has been at the project for 7 weeks and we've had ...

Digging in the sand

A travel blog entry by markbaker


... newly laid nest. The journey takes is through tiny ill ages all with buildings made of wooden sticks patches together with mud. It's strange that I take this sight and the sight of roaming chickens and goats for granted now. At the nest sight we are trying to identify a) if indeed there are eggs and b) the exact spot so we can monitor it. We dig and scrape in the sand with our hands for about 2 hours without success. A ghost nest. I stock up at the local ...

Monkeying around

A travel blog entry by markbaker

... 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


... 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 ...

Beautifully human...

A travel blog entry by nathaliandcie



Sorry for the late post but everything went a bit tits up those last few days...

... No space left in the convoy for Tsavo East, no Masai curry for dinner, card with pick up time on Wednesday slipped under the door this morning and second reported accident with Henry!

So after shedding some warm tears (that is just to add some drama to my text I didn't actually cry) because ...


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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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding