Explore Kenya

A Journey Beyond the Resort

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Untouched paradise

Pristine beaches, clear waters, rich wildlife

Discover the enchanting beauty of Kenya, where vibrant landscapes and rich cultures await. Embark on guided tours to uncover hidden gems, from the  scenic landscapes of Marafa Canyon to the history of the main cities, such as Malindi. Dive into the crystal-clear waters of Watamu Marine Park with Safari Blue, or explore the ancient ruins of Gede nestled within the lush Arabuko Sokoke forest.

For the ultimate adventure, go on safari in one of the Kenya’s renowned natural reserves, such as Tsavo National Park, Amboseli National Park, and Masai Mara National Reserve, where breathtaking wildlife encounters await.

In the Surrounding Area

Discover the Wonders Around Lion Beach Resort

Embark on a Journey to Nearby Attractions

Pristine Beaches

Pristine Beaches

Explore the pristine, untouched beaches surrounding our resort, perfect for blissful relaxation.

Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of the coastline, where tranquility meets breathtaking natural beauty.

Marafa Canyon

Marafa Canyon

Marafa Canyon, known as Hell’s Kitchen, offers an evocative experience, showcasing sandstone formations shaped by millennia of rainfall. With spires, ravines, and structures up to 30 meters high, it captivates visitors

As the sun sets, the canyon transforms with vibrant hues, creating a magical atmosphere.

Arabuko Sokoke Forest

Arabuko Sokoke Forest

The Arabuko Sokoke Forest near Watamu, unveils the ruins of Gede and hosts a colony of friendly monkeys, adding a unique charm to this historical site.

Gede Ruins are a significant Swahili archaeological site nestled within tthe remnants of an ancient Arabic city. Founded in the 12th century, it thrived until the 17th century before its mysterious abandonment.Excavations reveal three mosques, a Sultan’s palace, and royal tombs, offering glimpses into Gede’s rich history.



Malindi is a city a few kilometers from Watamu and has been one of Kenya’s most important tourist centers.


In the historic center, you can visit the Malindi Museum, the Vasco Da Gama monument, and the Portuguese chapel, the first Christian church in East Africa. Saint Francis Xavier visited Malindi in 1542 and buried one of his sailors in the chapel. The colonial governor J. Bell Smith was also buried here.

The Maasai Market is also very famous, where you can buy African jewelry, souvenirs, and paintings.

Watamu National Marine Park

Watamu National Marine Park

The Watamu National Marine Park and Reserve, established in 1968 as Africa’s first marine reserve, is a protected area in Kenya.

It offers snorkeling opportunities around the second reef, where you can observe a variety of colorful fish inhabiting different coral ecosystems.


Immerse Yourself in Kenya’s Vibrant Experiences

Discover the Heart of the Country Through Authentic Adventures

Embark on expert-led excursions: from the magical Safari Blue to the captivating  Savannah-Safaris, uncover Kenya’s hidden gems.

Useful Information

Prepare for Your Kenyan Adventure

Essential Tips for a Seamless Travel Experience

Before embarking on your Kenyan adventure, acquaint yourself with important travel details for a hassle-free journey. From required vaccinations and passport necessities to understanding the local climate, language, and currency, being well-prepared ensures a smooth exploration of Kenya’s diverse landscapes and cultural richness.


The climate is tropical with temperatures between 24 and 30 degrees.

The wettest season, called the “long rains”, is from April to June, while the season of the “short rains” covers the months of October and November. The hottest season includes the months from January to March, while along the coast temperatures are high even in September and October.

Document and Visas

You need a passport valid for at least six months from the date of departure and at least two free pages for the stamps.

From 1st September 2015, entry visas, which current cost is US $ 51, is obligatory and it will be requested before the departure through an online procedure on the official website


No mandatory vaccines, but bring personal and common meds like disinfectants, antibiotics, repellent, and sunscreen.

It is always good practice to carry the medicines for personal use and the most common medicines, which are difficult to find on the site, such as intestinal disinfectant, antibiotics, insect repellent and sunscreen.


The official language is Kiswahili, but English is also widespread.

English is the second language but Italian is also very common.


The local currency is the Kenyan Shilling (KES or KSH) and 1 Euro is equal to about 140 shillings according to daily exchange.

Euros and US dollars printed after 2006 are generally accepted as the major credit card with a variable commission between 5% and 10%.


The electricity is 220 to 240 V.

The sockets have three holes and it is therefore recommended to use a universal adapter.