Watamu – Mashujaa Weekend Plan with @njooro


What will you be doing on 20th this Month? This year’s Mashujaa Day falls on a Tuesday, and here is an excellent plan for a long weekend if you can get Monday 19th Oct off.

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From 17th to 20th October, I’m inviting you to come and experience Watamu with me and my friends. Watamu was recently voted one of the top beaches in the world by CNN Traveller. Many are drawn to its pristine beaches, nearby Gede Ruins, friendly people and fresh seafood. It’s never crowded in Watamu and this little pretty town puts you in holiday mode straight away.

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View of the ocean

Personally I want to go and experience the Love Island a little more. When the tide is out, you can walk to these Islands and hangout for 3-4 hours while swimming in clear, warm, shallow waters. The local guides will show you around the Islands. Last time I was lucky to see lots of interesting sea creatures and even got to eat some fresh oysters.watamu 6

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So pack your bags and come to Watamu for 3 nights and 4 days of lazy, sunbaked days featuring ocean breezes, beach chairs, a swimming pool at a small intimate resort. At night we’ll make merry, play games and work the bar.


All Meals
Open Bar from 11.00am every day
One guided Trip to Love Islands on 18th
One trip to Gede Ruins on 19th
Accommodation in shared
Transfer and Drop from Mombasa/Malindi Highway junction
Accommodation (on 2 adults sharing basis)
Room cleaning service


Personal Effects
Entry to Gede Ruins (300/-)


Transport from Nairobi is Easiest via Modern Coast Bus night bus. Book Nairobi to Malindi and alight at Watamu junction where you will be picked up. Tickets range from 1,600 to 1,200 one way. Book a return ticket in advance to be safe.

If you choose to take a flight to Malindi, get in touch so I can make separate transfer plans for you.

The Accommodation is on shared basis only, no single rooms available. 2 rooms that can accommodate 3 pax and one room that accommodates 4 pax. There’s also a room with 2 single beds so let me know preferred arrangements in advance. Limited capacity.

Meals will be as follows ( 17th L,D: 18th B,L,D: 19th B,L,D 20th B)

Wine, beer, vodka and whisky available at the bar. We won’t be able to cater for all individual tastes at this budget but adequate stocks will be made available.


11,500/- per person. Please pay 50% to book and 50% on arrival.

Contact. Njoro 0733835309 or contact him on twitter at .

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