Al Hamra was built in 2011 and is designed in a contemporary Swahili style which wonderfully captures the atmosphere of an ancient house but with all the contemporary features essential to modern living. The house is within a secure gated landscaped garden and is fully staffed. Al Hamra sleeps 6 adults and has a courtyard swimming pool… on the first floor! There is easy access to the powder white sands of Turtle beach.
The warm waters of the Indian Ocean are ideal for many water sports. These include, kite surfing, snorkeling, diving and sailing. Al Hamra is around 2 hours by car from Tsavo National Park, Kenya’s largest wildlife reserve.
Al Hamra also offers a wealth of activities which are easily accessible and will stimulate the most discerning adventurer. Watamu is a world renowned destination for watersports including Sport Fishing (tag & release).
Near Al Hamra you can explore one of the last areas of ancient coastal forest stretching over 400 square kilometers. The Arubuko-Sokoke Forest is home to numerous rare trees, plants, butterflies and birds. A walk, jog or mountain bike trek along the forest trails will be a rich experience to be savoured, amidst the heavy scent of wild flowers which lingers in the air. This ancient eco system lies close to Mida Creek, a sparkling inland waterway spanning 27 square kilometers, home to spectacular birds including fish eagles and flamingos.