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Medina Palms Hotel

Location: Watamu, Kenya

Medina Palms, set on the warm Watamu beach is a luxury hotel with a mix of Swahili and Moroccan design. A tranquil hideaway from the busy schedule, hustle and bustle of everyday life, Medina Palms offers a luxury like no other. Home to 50 suites, the Medina Palms is designed and set up to offer you a sense of privacy and exclusivity.  It is a renowned world class water sports facility approved by the British Kitesurfing Association.


  • 8 hours and 30 minutes from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • 30 minutes’ drive from Malindi
  • Situated within a National Marine Reserve on one of the world’s top ten beaches
  • World Class Watersports facility with kitesurfing, paddleboarding and windsurfing
  • Fantastic kids club
  • Wide range of accommodation options
  • Home to some of the best deep sea fishing in the world

Amenities at the Medina Palms Hotel

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms – 38 
  • Number of floors – 1 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-out 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Restaurant 
  • Smoke-free property 

Suites, Villas & Penthouses at the Medina Palms Hotel

  • Medina Suite- This elegant suite has a large bedroom with an en suite bathroom, an open plan kitchen area and a spacious veranda which opens out onto the gardens and the pool.
  • Medina Deluxe Suite- The Deluxe Suite had two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, an open plan kitchen and living area and a private veranda overlooking the pool and the hotel’s gardens.
  • Medina penthouse- The Medina Penthouse is set at tree top level and has two large en suite bedrooms, a central dining area and kitchen on the first floor. Above this is the rooftop space which is designed for you to completely relax. It has a lounge area with an outside terrace and a private plunge pool.
  • Medina Ocean Lodge- The Ocean Lodges are a similar layout to the Penthouse rooms but have three en suite bedrooms. They also have rooftop terrace area and a private plunge pool.
  • Palmerie Beach Villa- The Palmerie Beach Villa has stunning views over the sea and is very spacious with three large en suite bedrooms, a stylish living area and a private terrace set high above the palm trees with its own bar and a large plunge pool.
  • Ocean Villa- This beachfront villa overlooks the Indian Ocean and has direct access to the beach. It has four large bedrooms, a well-appointed kitchen and living area and a rooftop terrace with a large plunge pool.
  • Amani Beach Villa- The Amani Beach Villa is the signature residence at Medina Palms and is set on the beach and has magnificent views over the Indian Ocean. The villa has five en suite bedrooms, a large kitchen and expansive living areas. The roof terrace has panoramic sea views and the ‘chill out’ space has a deluxe plunge pool.

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What to do at the Suites & Penthouses

  • Fishing on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site