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Aquarius Beach Resort is located in the center of one of the most beautiful bays in Watamu and is the ideal place for a comfortable and relaxing holiday, a place where you will discover the magical atmosphere of Africa.

Picture the crystal clear pool crossed by small wooden bridges, with sun beds in the shades, all set in an oasis of coconut, palms and tropical gardens, surrounded by peace and serenity with only the sound of the distant ocean breaking on a dazzling white beach… all this is Aquarius Beach Resort.

Immersed in lush tropical gardens and surrounded by white beaches, the hotel offers 152 rooms of different types: singles, doubles, triples and interconnected for families.

Each room is decorated in traditional Swahili style, offers a veranda and is equipped with every comfort: air conditioning, ceiling fan, safe-box and minibar on request.

The resort is organized into four distinct groups:

  1. Aquarius
  2. Lily Palm
  3. Duara House
  4. Mapango.


Aquarius is the main building at 300 meters from the beach with 67 rooms set in a tropical garden. Here you will find the reception, a swimming pool, boutiques, bars and restaurant.


Located 250 metres from the beach, this building has 57 rooms overlooking the swimming pool with a pool bar and is connected to the main body of the resort age by a bridge inside the resort.


Mapango villas have 8 superior rooms and are the closest to the beach.


Duara House is set within an oasis of tropical garden and is built in typical African style.


The Central restaurant of the Aquarius Beach Resort offers a buffet service with a predominance of Italian cuisine, made with simple and genuine ingredients.

On the occasion of the African night guests will be delighted with specialties and typical flavours from the local tradition.

The Mapango Restaurant is the ideal place to enjoy the marvel of african sunsets or to spend a romantic evening in front of a beautiful ocean view

The cuisine is based on the quality of local ingredients and offers fish specialities as well as traditional italian pizza.

Aquarius Beach Resort is the ideal place for an active and dynamic vacation, a palce where you can enjoy the many opportunities that Kenya has to offer.

There are many attractions that await you to make your holiday unforgettable: you can start with deep-sea fishing in the Indian Ocean or admire the beauty of the coast during a boat trip; scuba dive in the crystal clear sea and discover the richness of the seabed; or finally live unforgettable experiences leaving for a safaris in kenyan natural reserves.

1.    SAFARI

No other continent like Africa concentrates a number of animal species able to strike the imagination of travelers: lions, cheetahs, elephants, rhinos, hippos, buffalo, gazelles, zebras and giraffes are just some of the creatures that inhabit this land of indescribable beauty.

The thrill of safari, which in swahili means journey, is the best way to experience the wild Africa, that of infinite spaces and breathtaking views.

You can live this unforgettable experience aboard all-terrain vehicles, on boats along the rivers or even by walking, always accompanied by experienced Rangers.

In the evenings you can relax in an exclusive lodge or tented camp and observe the animals that come to drink in one of the surrounding waterholes.


The Watamu Marine Park belongs to Kenya’s marine national reserve and is a sort of submarine garden with unparalleled natural value: it accommodates more than 600 different species of fish and reptiles, hundreds of different types of coral and even crustaceans, invertebrates and molluscs.

The coral reef, just 300 metres from the coast, together with the optimum water temperatures make the Watamu Marine Park an ideal place for snorkeling and diving.

The Watamu Marine Park represents a truly untouched natural paradise where you can also see groups of dolphins.

 3.    FISHING

For lovers of deep-sea fishing, Watamu is definitely a must-see destination: its waters offer a large amount of fish and fishing opportunities are extremely diversified, thanks mainly to the presence of three different types of Marlin.

You will find experienced crews available to work with skilled fishermen as well as with beginners.


The Mida Creek is part of the Watamu Marine National Park and is a veritable lagoon bounded by dense mangrove wall that create truly beautiful scenery.

Mangroves, thanks to their special roots are able to live and breed in brackish water, thus preserving the coast from erosion and providing a natural habitat for different types of mollusks, crabs and fish.

In this place you can admire a wide variety of birds, including herons, flamingos, kingfishers, waders and raptors.

You can visit the Mida Creek walking on typical Burmese bridges which crosses the lagoon, or aboard a canoe.

5.    GOLF

Not only the land of wildlife and safari destination, Kenya is also a great place to play golf. Climatic conditions in fact are perfect for the game at any time of the year.

A short drive from the Aquarius Beach Resort, golf enthusiasts will be able to play in three different fields: Malindi Golf Club, Golf Pitch and Putt Watamu, Vipingo Ridge Golf Club.

Choose how to spend your vacation at its best: spend whole days on the beach or in one of our four pools; relax in the shade of a palm tree tasting our local cocktails or visiting our spa for a long palm-oil massage.


Active people who enjoy train even on vacation can keep in shape at the gym of the resort where you can find cardio and fitness machines.

The gym is open daily from 09.00 to 21.00.

  1. SPA

For a relaxing holiday, we invite you to visit our Wellness Center where you can get indulged yourself with a massage or revitalize with facials and body treatments.

The price to be quoted at the time of the booking for clarity reasons.

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