Hostels and Cheap Places to stay in Watamu, Kenya

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Get to know Watamu (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Watamu here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Your Packing List for Watamu

Your Packing List for Watamu

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Watamu and Kenya.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Other Nearby Cities

Malindi (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Kilifi (36 Km / 22 mi.)
Mtwapa (71 Km / 44 mi.)
Nyali (86 Km / 53 mi.)
Mombasa (87 Km / 54 mi.)
Diani (114 Km / 71 mi.)
Diani Beach (113 Km / 70 mi.)

Travel Tips for Watamu - from the Community

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