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Watamu Bay Ora Resort

3.5-star beachfront resort with pool bar, near Watamu Beach

  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking

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  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Beach
  • Outdoor Pool
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Watamu - Kenya, Watamu, Kenya
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 150 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Beach umbrellas

Feel at home

  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Children's pool
  • Children's club
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden

What’s around

  • On the waterfront
  • Watamu Beach - 17 min walk
  • Prawn Lake - 36 min walk
  • Mida Creek - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Watamu Marine National Park - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Ruins of Gedi - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Standard Room, Oceanfront

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the waterfront
  • Watamu Beach - 17 min walk
  • Prawn Lake - 36 min walk
  • Mida Creek - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Watamu Marine National Park - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Ruins of Gedi - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km
  • Arabuko Sokoke Forest - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • Malindi Beach - 14.3 mi / 23.1 km
  • Marine Park - 11.7 mi / 18.8 km
  • Portuguese Chapel - 14.2 mi / 22.9 km
  • Vasco da Gama Pillar - 14.5 mi / 23.4 km

Getting around

  • Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.) - 113 min drive
  • Malindi (MYD) - 25 min drive
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 150 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. 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

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Children's club

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?

  • Children's club
  • Supervised childcare/activities

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar

Things to do

  • On private beach
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Pool umbrellas

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 71
  • Year Built - 2009
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include massages and manicures and pedicures.

Dining

Watamu restaurant - This restaurant overlooks the ocean and pool. Reservations are required.

Malindi restaurant - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • 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

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

  • Ora Resort
  • Ora Resort Watamu Bay
  • Watamu Bay Ora
  • Watamu Bay Ora Resort
  • Watamu Bay Resort
  • Ora Resort Watamu Bay Hotel Watamu
  • Watamu Bay Ora Resort Resort
  • Watamu Bay Ora Resort Watamu
  • Watamu Bay Ora Resort Resort Watamu

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Watamu Bay Ora 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 to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
  • Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring garden views. Nearby restaurants include Lo Spuntino (6-min walk), Makuti (6-min walk), and Come Back Club (8-min walk).
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as tennis. Enjoy a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or use the resort's other amenities, which include a private beach and spa services. Watamu Bay Ora Resort also has a garden.