Wonders of Watamu
New website promoting the attractions of Watamu and the surrounding area
Wonders of Watamu is a marketing initiative creating a buzz on social media causing travel media worldwide to turn their attention on Watamu. The dynamic media campaign was created by residents, businesses, and attractions based in Watamu, and developed by international tourism media experts e-Tourism Frontiers . The recently launched online marketing campaign promotes the beauty, activities and accommodation of Watamu and the surrounding region, including the Watamu Marine Park and Reserve, Mida Creek and the Arabuko Sokoke Forest.
The Wonders of Watamu website, along with their highly active and engaged Social Media presence encourages visitors to travel to Watamu, which is an area of natural beauty, boasting pristine white beaches, a wam tropical climate, a wide range of activities, and a friendly local population eager to share this Indian Ocean paradise with visiors from near and far.
The website gives recommendations on accommodation in Watamu, whcich includes quality hotels and resorts such as Ocean Sports, Turtle Bay Beach Club and Medina Palms, private beachhouses available for rent, and serene retreats. Budget rooms and guesthouses are also available at the various environmental organisations and research centres, such as Bio-Ken Snake Farm, A Rocha bird research centre, and Local Ocean Trust working to conserve the local marine environment and rehabilitate injured sea turtles. The Wonders of Watamu website includes information on how to book a stay in Watamu, as well as special offers, travel information and details on the best time to visit.
In addition to the scenic and natural attractions found in Watamu, there are a wide range of activities including watersports with professional instructors such as Aqua Ventures dive school and Tribe Watersports. The Turtle Bay Dhow sunset cruise on Mida Creek is an unforgetable experience. Wonders of Watamu showcase the best of the adventures to be experienced in the area.
Watamu is also world famous for deep-sea sports fishing, luring anglers from all over the world to head out into the Indian Ocean off Watamu where big game fish such as Wahoo, Tuna, Marlin and Sailfish abound. The African Billfish Foundation is a key player in the Watamu fishing community, helping to research and conserve the amazing fisheries off the Kenya Coast.
Learn more about the Wonders of Watamu by visiting their website, and following their social media channels (trending hashtags include #VisitWatamu, #WoW, #WondersOfWatamu) and maybe even start planning your next beach escape to Watamu on the north Kenya Coast.