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Frequently Asked Questions

Kenya is using the UK plug system. In case you need an adapter, please contact the caretaker. We have a limited selection available.

Little Gem & Bijou are equipped with a remote-controlled AC in the bedrooms. In to save electricity, please switch off the AC when you leave your bedroom.

We use a local Taxi service. From Malindi it is $20 and from Mombaso $60. Please phone Branson for the arrangments on +254 734 6166 56

We live in a Beautiful forest surrounding with a variety of animals and Insects. They may visit you from time to time. All beds are equiped with mosquito nets. Please ensure you lock up all food in the monkey safe and or fridge. Call one of our friendly staff members if there are any bugs or unwelcomed visitors you would like removed.

There are several banks and ATMs in Watamu, about a 10 min drive from the resort. Please note that most machines only except major credit card providers.

We will happily provide you with a baby crib.

You can request a babysitter from your Housekeeper for an additional charge.

We have two private paths to the beach one far Left and the other far right

Breakages & Damages are charged at replacement value subject to owners discretion.

Check-out time is at 10am. If you wish, we will store your luggage until your final departure.

  1. Wear a cotton mask
  2. Practice a 2m social distancing
  3. Wash hands thoroughly on returning to the cottage 
  4. Observe protocols in Restaurants 
  5. Items such as reusable packaging can be left in the Sun to sterilize 
  6. Don’t use shared items on field trips such as goggles 
  7. Take private taxis or tuktuks and avoid Bodabodas and matatus

A doctor is available 24/7. Pharmacies are a short ride away in Watamu. In Emergencies please ask the Caretaker / Housekeeper or Nightguard Alternatively press the G4S Panic button 

From the Gedi junction on the Mombasa / Malindi road drive 5kms to the T junction and turn right. Drive approximately 5kms to Plot 38 on your left marked Watamu Beach Cottages and follow the signs to the end of the road. Hoot and someone will come and assist you. You can find us on google maps.

For any Excursions please contact John on +254 715 703 176

Press G4S button located in your Unit. The response team arriving will assist with ambulance, Police, Fire Brigade

Laundry is available at $5 per load.

Breakfast: 7:00 am – 09:00 am, Lunch: 13:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Dinner: 7:00 pm –8:00 pm, Please note meals can be arranged AT $10 Each

Please respect the privacy of others by keeping noise and music to a minimum especially after 10:00pm

Usage of parking comes at your own risk and we cannot be held liable for any potential damages to your vehicle or lost items.

You can pay for your bill with Safaricom Paybill, PayPal or Visa / Mastercard.

Only our guests are allowed to use the pool

Please do not take any Towels to the Beach as the sand blocks the washing machine.

Ask the Nightguard Ken if you need to use the safe.

Blue Marmelaid is a fully stocked supermarket 5kms away near Watamu Village. 

Smoking is only allowed on private Patios and in the garden areas.

Our tap water is not drinking water; however after boiling it, you can still use it for the preparation of tea and coffee.

We have four view points available each on a first come first serve basis

Watamu Beach Cottages is equipped with the newest Safaricom fiber-optic Internet, offering speeds up to 60mb/s. WiFi is available in all our rooms.