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Temple Point Resort

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On the beach, white sand, beach umbrellas, beach massages
2 outdoor pools, open 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM, free pool cabanas
Superior Room | Terrace/patio
Superior Room | Terrace/patio

Overview of Temple Point Resort

Temple Point Resort

3.5 star property
Watamu beachfront resort with 2 outdoor pools, restaurant

8.4/10 Very good

17 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
Marine Park Road, Watamu, 80202

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Malindi (MYD) - 35 min drive
  • Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.) - 119 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Amandina - 4 min drive
  • Club Pole Pole - 5 min drive
  • Car Wash Bar 'n' Restaurant - 6 min drive
  • Club Kalahari - 6 min drive
  • Ocean Sports Resort - 6 min drive

About this property

Temple Point Resort

At Temple Point Resort, you can spend time at the beach enjoying beach umbrellas, beach massages and yoga, plus you'll have access to on-site scuba-diving, snorkelling and surfing/body boarding. 2 outdoor pools provide a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps and facials. Offering garden views, Bazaar Restaurant serves fusion cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights include 3 poolside bars, a marina and a bar/lounge.


English, French, German, Italian, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 units
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (aged 6 years old and younger) stays free per registered adult when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding, but may not be eligible for free breakfast
  • No cots (infant beds)
  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free secured, uncovered on-site self-parking
  • Free secured, uncovered on-site extended parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 7 AM–11:00 AM
  • 3 poolside bars
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • BBQs
  • Private dining
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's games
  • Children's books

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Beach yoga
  • Fitness classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Ecotours
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Surfing lessons
  • Shopping
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Safari nearby
  • Motor boating nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • 7 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Co-working spaces


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Bike hire
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Golf caddy on site
  • Golf clubs on site
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Water sports equipment


  • 10 buildings/towers
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • 18 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Spa services
  • Golf pro shop on site
  • Marina
  • Hot tub
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Wine-tasting room


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Swahili

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 27-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge
  • Free bottled water
  • High chair


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.


Bazaar Restaurant – This poolside restaurant specialises in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).
ClubHaus – Overlooking the pool and garden, this theme restaurant specialises in international cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open selected days.
LichtHaus – This beach seafood restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and only serves light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.
Sunset Bar – This poolside rooftop bar only serves light fare. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) gala dinner per adult: KES 3500
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) gala dinner per child: KES 1700 (from 6 to 15 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per adult: KES 3500
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per child: KES 1700 (from 6 to 15 years old)

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of KES 19500 per vehicle (roundtrip. Maximum occupancy 4)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of KES 7500 (subject to availability)
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of KES 7500 (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property does not have lifts.

Long-term renters welcome.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher on site.

This property accepts credit cards, mobile payments and cash.

Mobile payment options include: M-Pesa.

Also known as

Temple Point Resort Watamu
Temple Point Resort
Temple Point Watamu
Temple Point
Temple Point Hotel Watamu
Temple Point Resort Resort
Temple Point Resort Watamu
Temple Point Resort Resort Watamu

Frequently asked questions

Does Temple Point Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Temple Point Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Temple Point Resort?
As of 30 November 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Temple Point Resort on 19 December 2022 start from €132, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Temple Point Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Temple Point Resort?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools. Guests have pool access from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Temple Point Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Temple Point Resort?
Yes, there's free self and extended parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Temple Point Resort?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is KES 19500 per vehicle roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Temple Point Resort?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge of KES 7500 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of KES 7500 (subject to availability). Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Temple Point Resort and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as kayaking, sailing and rowing. Additional recreation on-site includes aerobics , ecotours and volleyball. Relax in the hot tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include 3 poolside bars and spa services. Temple Point Resort also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Temple Point Resort?
Yes, Bazaar Restaurant offers al fresco dining, fusion cuisine and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Amandina (2.1 mi), Club Pole Pole (2.4 mi) and Ocean Sports Resort (2.9 mi).
Does Temple Point Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around Temple Point Resort like?
Temple Point Resort is located on the waterfront, a short 11-minute walk from Watamu Marine National Park and 5 minutes' walk from Watamu Beach.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Weekend trip with a friend
Everyone was so nice - the resort was immaculate and the beaches were pristine. Would be a great place to bring my young children too! I will be back!
Private beach at low tide
Tara, 2-night trip with friends
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4/10 Fair

Very nice property and beautiful surroundings! My issue was the thin foam mattress, not a mattress which should be at a resort for the price you pay.
John, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

INIGO, 5-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Brigitte, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The two pools were great and the entire property felt beautifully secluded and peaceful. Also loved the overwater restaurant!
Fredrik, 3-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

Tisca, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Second time staying at Temple Point and I couldn't help extending my stay again! I love the nature on the property and the staff are so friendly, makes a perfect location for a solo trip.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Temple Point made me fall in love with Watamu. Such a beautiful property with well thought out nature spots! The private beach is divine, and you can walk all the way to Garoua beach. The sunset view at Lichtaus is epic and they OCA spot plus spa so cool. As you can guess, I will be back! The managers were also super friendly, felt really at home on my solo trip.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The staff were very friendly and keen to ensure I enjoyed my stay. My room had a beautiful view of the ocean and was clean
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Andreas, 2-night family trip
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