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Rafiki Village

Rental with Snorkeling

3 stars

1455 Plot Jacaranda Road, Watamu

+254 715 315 838
Very good

based on 83 reviews

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About Rafiki Village, Watamu

Value for money
Located in Watamu in the Coast Region Region, 1 km from Watamu town, Rafiki Village boasts an outdoor pool and sun terrace. Certain units include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. You will find a coffee machine in the room. Rafiki Village offers free WiFi and private parking. This resort has water sports facilities and car hire is available. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including golfing, horse riding and snorkelling.

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Deluxe Rooms - Park view


$49 totalExpedia
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Other Rooms - Harbor view


$48 totalBooking.com
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Aparthotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Parking


  • Wine glasses
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horse riding
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Windsurfing


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Adapter
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Sofa
  • Solarium
  • Landmark view
  • Pool view

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Private entrance

Services and conveniences

  • Car rental
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk

Pool and spa

  • Saltwater pool
  • Massage
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view


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


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Washing machine


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Dining room
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Dining table

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Rafiki Village Reviews

Very goodBased on 83 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great swimming pool area, friendly staff." (in 9 reviews)
  • "Great swimming pool area, friendly staff." (in 7 reviews)
  • The place is very beautiful. (in 7 reviews)
Cons -
  • "The size of bed, the cleanliness." (in 2 reviews)
  • House was bigger than expected from the pictures (in 1 review)

Rafiki Village room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Rafiki Village compare to other 3 star hotels in Watamu?

    3 star hotels in Watamu typically cost $171/night, but Rafiki Village is typically available for $68/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • How far is Rafiki Village from Malindi?

    Drive distance from Malindi to Rafiki Village and vice versa is 9.3 mi and the overall drive time is about 27min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Rafiki Village from Malindi?

    Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Rafiki Village. The nearest airport to the hotel is Malindi.

  • Are there food options at Rafiki Village?

    If you are staying at Rafiki Village, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Does Rafiki Village have a pool?

    Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Watamu specifically look for hotels with a pool. Rafiki Village may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • What is the phone number for Rafiki Village?

    For assistance from an employee at Rafiki Village please call +254 715 315 838.

  • Does Rafiki Village have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Rafiki Village has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Rafiki Village?

    Standard check-out time at Rafiki Village is 11:00 AM. Guests can check in after 2:00 PM.

  • How much is a room at Rafiki Village?

    $86/night is a good average price right now, and some users have even reported deals that start from only $58/night. However, prices can change based on the time of year you’re booking, the type of room you prefer, etc. Fill in the form above to get deals for your trip.

  • Is there laundry service in Rafiki Village?

    Yes, you can take care of all your laundry needs with the on-premise services at Rafiki Village, Watamu. You can leave your travel iron at home and use the irons provided at the accommodation.

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  • When did momondo last update prices for hotels in Watamu?

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Places of interest near Rafiki Village

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Rafiki Village location: 1455 Plot Jacaranda Road, Watamu

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