Dhow House, Watamu

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Dhow House located in Turtle bay, Watamu beach, is a striking Moroccan / Lamu style 5 bedroom house with a Terrazzo swimming pool situated on the first floor. This large house has coloured cement throughout using different colour shades and a clean white terrazzo kitchen.

The Moroccan theme is striking throughout with the use of arches, plaster carving and wooden shutters on the windows.

• Fantastic entertaining area upstairs

• Beach Access -> 2-minute walk to the crystal clear waters of Watamu Marine Park

• Set in 1-acre of garden & on 3 storeys, it has a magnificent entrance & a large swimming pool

• Comfortable sun beds that look over the pool or out over the gardens below

• 2 large double bedrooms with ensuite shower and dressing rooms

• Ideal for entertaining plus special tower with 360 degree views of Watamu over a tree canopy

• Fully staffed including cook; day and night askaris and G4S security buttons

• Small backup generator.

BEDROOM 1 (First Floor) -> Double Bed

Fitted mosquito net, fan, ensuite shower room and dressing room – safe – private terrace.

BEDROOM 2 (First Floor) -> Double Bed

Fitted mosquito net, fan, ensuite shower room and dressing room – safe – private terrace.

BEDROOM 3

(Ground Floor) -> 2 x Single Beds

Fitted mosquito net, fan, ensuite shower room and private covered terrace

BEDROOM 4

(Ground Floor) -> 2 x Single Beds

Fitted mosquito net, fan, private covered terrace – shower room shared with bedroom 5

BEDROOM 5 (Ground Floor) -> 2 x Single Beds

Fitted mosquito net, overhead fan, air-conditioning, shower room shared with Bedroom 4

STAR BED (Second Floor) -> 3m x 3m Bed

Mosquito net – access to bathroom on floor below – not for children or anyone not in control overnight.

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

FISHING IN WATAMU

• Deep Sea Fishing - Watamu Beach waters offer some of the best deep-sea fishing in the World

• Mida Creek Fishing - For those of us who prefer to see land when they fish

• Designated Marine Reserve & rod & line are allowed. More info at=>http://www.discoverwatamu.com/fishing.html

WATER SPORTS

• Kite Surfing - This extreme sport is relatively new to Watamu but it is taking off fast - just like its fans.

• Exceptional Snorkeling & Diving in Watamu Marine National Park -- spectacular undersea life

THINGS & PLACES TO SEE

• Visit Butterfly Farm & Gede Ruins Museum - 11 kms from Watamu / Famous National Museum, Ticket office at the ruins gates

• Dhow Trips & Sundowners On Mida Creek – arranged through local hotels

• 28 kms North of Watamu is Malindi Town (Famous Vasco Dagama Pillar, Italian Pizza, etc.)

• Turtle Watch - A rehabilitation centre for turtles (learn about various turtles that come back to Watamu every year)

• Bio-Ken Snake Farm - A reptile research centre

• Golf: - Watamu has its own new Pitch & Putt 9 Holes & a Driving Range. Open: 7am -11am & 3.30-630pm

PLACES TO EAT

You don't need to eat in every night!

• Anna & Andrea's Ice Cream - Selection of Ice Creams on the coast made daily; pastries & cakes

• Open 6am to 6pm during from Mid July to Mid March - Closed On Tuesdays

• Pilipan Restaurant - Lovely open-air restaurant overlooking Prawn Lake offering Asian Fusion Cuisine (Indian Curries & naan breads, Coriander & Feta Samosas plus lovely sticky spare ribs & cocktails); sunsets + Take Away Menu; Open All Year Around - Closed Mondays

Features

Around the place
  • Family friendly
  • Room service
  • Chef
  • Cook
  • Kitchen
  • Gardener
  • Housekeeper
  • Security guard
  • Hot water
  • Parking
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pool

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