Medina Palms

Location: Kenya Coast | Kenya

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Hugging the Indian Ocean on Kenya’s gorgeous east coast, the Medina Palms offers a dash of beach bliss to round off your luxury holiday in Kenya. Located in Watamu along a stretch of beach listed among the Indian Ocean’s top 10, spend your days nestled among tropical gardens, pools and waterfalls, or kitesurfing along the turquoise waters.
Perfect forA beach retreat to unwind after an action packed Kenyan safari.
In the knowBook yourself onto the Sundowner Cruise, upon which you’ll board a traditional East African dhow and toast the setting sun with a cocktail in hand.

Recommended for...

  • Beach
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Family-friendly
  • Honeymoon

Hotel Overview


Watamu Marine National Park.

Rooms at Medina Palms

Medina is an all-suite hotel, with a collection of gorgeous accommodations scattered among the palms. The rooms offer Swahili inspired interiors, kitchens, lounges and verandahs. Choose between garden, courtyard or beach views, or splurge on the penthouse suite elevated at tree top level.

Food and facilities

You won’t go hungry at Medina, where coffee and pastries are freely available, picnics are offered poolside, and cocktails are shaken throughout the day.  Amandina restaurant offers a menu of local and international dishes and excels in freshly caught seafood, while the Long Bar supplies drinks and live jazz in the evenings.

Activities at Medina Palms

There’s no need to leave the vicinity at Medina; swim in its interconnecting pools that cascade towards the beach, or take to the ocean to try out the selection of watersports on offer. The beach is particularly well known for its kitesurfing, while the waters also offer some of the best deep sea fishing in the world. When you tire of the beach, opt for a relaxing treatment at the Sakina Ocean Spa, set on the rooftop overlooking the ocean.

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