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Lily Palm Resort

Watamu National Marine Park, Watamu 80202

+254 728 026 380

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based on 186 reviews

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About Lily Palm Resort, Watamu

Value for money

The Lily Palm Resort is a private retreat located in the heart of the Watamu countryside, where you can get an exclusive Kenyan experience on private beaches and in calming pools. During your stay, you'll enjoy a range of world-class amenities and services that cater to you 24-hours a day. Relax in one of the outdoor swimming pools that have a view of the gardens and the surrounding land. You and your partner can enjoy a full-body massage or a number of other couples' massage packages during the day. When you're ready for an adventure, you can check out some sports equipment at the front desk to go windsurfing, snorkeling, diving, fishing, or golfing. Each of the 74 rooms at the Lily Palm Resort is furnished with modern amenities and comforts that include a private bathroom, stocked refrigerator, and a balcony patio where you can enjoy your own private views of the sea or the pools. During your stay, you'll have access to free Wi-Fi that you can use in your room or while you are lounging outside. Mapango Restaurant is the on-site dining venue where you can find a free breakfast buffet each morning, featuring a selection of international delights, and a casual a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. There is also a snack bar on the premises where you can find slices of pizza or quick bites to keep you satisfied in between meals. The Lily Palm Resort is a few minutes away from the Bio-Ken Snake Farm and Turtle Bay Beach, where you can learn more about local nature and wildlife. Less than five miles away, you'll find the Watamu National Marine Park, Gedi Ruins, and Mida Creek.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Mosquito net
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe


  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Refrigerator

Services and conveniences

  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Horse riding
  • Pool table


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Sofa


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Pool and spa

  • Infinity pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Massage
  • Pool bar


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Street parking

Family friendly

  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Complimentary breakfast

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service


  • Desk

Places of interest near Lily Palm Resort

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Lily Palm Resort location: Watamu National Marine Park, Watamu 80202

Lily Palm Resort Reviews

OkayBased on 186 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great access to beach and great staff! (in 33 reviews)
  • The hotel pool beach area is awsome. (in 21 reviews)
  • The location was great! (in 16 reviews)
Cons -
  • Food is awful and bland. (in 12 reviews)
  • Breakfast is very poor. (in 9 reviews)
  • Too many mosquitos in the room no access to communication from the rooms. (in 9 reviews)

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Frequently asked questions

  • In Watamu, 4 star hotels have average nightly rates of $110. Lily Palm Resort is $72 cheaper than the city average at just $38/night.

  • There are 10.7 mi between Malindi and Lily Palm Resort. The drive to and from the airport should be about 31min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Malindi to Lily Palm Resort, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • There is a restaurant at Lily Palm Resort that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +254 728 026 380 for kitchen hours. Guests staying at Lily Palm Resort are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Lily Palm Resort does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • The best contact number for Lily Palm Resort is +254 728 026 380.

  • Yes, Lily Palm Resort has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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