Temple Point Resort

Marine Park Rd, Watamu, 80202, Kenya | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $136.00
 

Travel Blogs from Watamu

Watamu

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

12

... to Malindi and then an hour matatu ride to Watamu. I found a guest house to stay at and was escorted by Oliver, a guy who worked at the guest house, to arrange a dive for the following morning. I spoke with Steve, who runs the dive center in Watamu and would be joining two other people for a dive the following morning. Then I grabbed some food with Oliver who ...

The graveyard shift

A travel blog entry by markbaker

6

... whilst Marike and I carry her to the water line (all turtles are spoken as 'she' here unless known otherwise). Then we carry the dead turtle to the top of the beach. Really strange carrying a dead animal like this. Lewa, Fikiri and I get started on digging a burial site in the sand. Apparently Fikiri means 'thinking' in Swahili whilst Lewa means 'drunkeness'. We dig the grave about 1 meter cubed so that when I jump in I'm up to my belly. My wish is to be cremated but if it ...

Nightmares & Sundowners

A travel blog entry by markbaker

4

... Croft award, the Monkey award and the Rock award, I am awarded 'Mr Decathlon'. A few of us are not finished with the festivities for the evening and head out to a bar called 'come back'. On the way there is a man walking down the middle of the road shouting and having spasms. Apparently he is possessed by demons according to Josh. The bar is a very hot and sticky affair. Most people walk around with their flip flops off, I ...

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A travel blog entry by markbaker

3

... The afternoon session was really great but very intense; boxing. I've always wanted to experience it and definitely spar but these were the first punches on that road. I haven't pushed myself so physically for a long time and I include the marathon in that. The trainer, Josh (ex Kenyan sprinter), made it look easy and explosive at the same time. I certainly don't want to meet him in the ring but finally getting the gloves ...

What's at Watamu

A travel blog entry by bevj

45

... towards the shore. The boat couldn’t go there as it had once been beached on a sandbank and had to stay there all night!! We arrived back full of bonhomie and still managed a fair-sized plate of dinner!

So; all good things come to an end. Would we come back? Maybe. As a jumping off point to somewhere else it would be good but as a regular trip – perhaps when we’re about 75 and have been to the other places we want to visit.

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Downtown area of Watamu, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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