Watamu is a small town located approximately 105 km north of Mombasa and about 15 km south of Malindi.
Watamu lies on a small headland, between the Blue Lagoon and Watamu Bay. Its main economic activities are tourism and fishing.
The shoreline in the area features white sandy beaches and offshore coral formations arranged in different bays.
The Marine Park is considered one of the best snorkelling and diving areas on the coast of East Africa
Watamu is served by Malindi Airport