Tribe Watersports is based onsite at Medina Palms in Watamu, Kenya. Watamu is renowned as having Kenya’s most beautiful beaches and with fantastic trade winds makes a great destination for any watersports enthusiast.
Watamu is an old fishing village that has developed into a chic tourist destination and is voted one of the top ten beaches in the world, as well as being a designated UN area of outstanding natural beauty. With purest white sand leading to the bluest of waters teeming with coral reefs, Watamu is a location that will stay with you forever. Stretching along the back of Watamu is the intriguing Sokoke forest reserve where you can visit elephants and other wildlife at the waterhole. It is also flanked by Mida creek which is ideal for SUP-Surfaris and flat water kitesurfing.
How to get to us
Internationally: flights to Mombasa (2.5 hour drive) and Nairobi (1 hour transfer flight) from Europe and the Emirates arrive daily.
Internally: flights from all over Kenya to Malindi (30 min drive) again arrive daily
Buses from across the country arrive in Malindi daily
Trains depart from Nairobi arriving in Mombasa daily
Watamu is 120km north of Mombasa and 28km South of Malindi. At Gede, which is on the main Mombasa Malindi road, you turn towards the Indian Ocean. 11km from the main road is Watamu itself. The Watamu beach road is about 10km from North to South where it ends at the mouth of Mida Creek. Medina Palms is located 1/4 of the way down.