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Exploring nearby islands and beaches is a must-do activity when you’re staying at GK Palms in Watamu. Located on the Kenyan coast, Watamu is surrounded by stunning islands and beaches that offer endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation.

One of the most popular nearby islands is the Malindi Marine National Park, which is home to an array of marine life, including dolphins, sea turtles, and colorful fish. You can take a boat ride to the park and go snorkeling or scuba diving to explore the coral reefs and underwater caves. The park also has a stunning beach where you can relax and soak up the sun.

Another nearby island worth exploring is the Mida Creek, which is a unique ecosystem that is home to a diverse range of bird species, including flamingos and pelicans. You can take a boat ride to the island and go bird watching, kayaking or paddleboarding.

If you’re looking for a more secluded beach experience, you can visit the nearby Robinson Island, which is a tiny island with a pristine beach and crystal-clear waters. You can take a boat ride to the island and spend the day sunbathing, swimming, and enjoying a picnic lunch.

For those who want to experience the local culture, a visit to the nearby Gede ruins is a must-do activity. The ruins are an ancient Swahili settlement that dates back to the 12th century and offer a glimpse into the area’s rich history and culture.

At GK Palms, we offer a range of island and beach excursions that cater to all tastes and preferences. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to help you plan your perfect island adventure, whether you want to relax on a secluded beach or explore the rich marine life in the Malindi Marine National Park. So come and experience the beauty and wonder of Watamu’s nearby islands and beaches, and make unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

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