Watamu Beach is located at 120 km/74 mi in the north of Mombasa and 28 km/17 mi in the south of Malindi, the nearest big town. The shoreline of this area consists of white sandy beach and offshore corals forming three bays, namely Watamu bay, Turtle bay and Blue Lagoon. The bay is protected by a coral reef almost 0.5 km/546.81 yd off the shore.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Snorkeling in Kahaluu Beach Park, Kailua Kona, Hawaii USA
The town hosts many interesting historical sites and is famous for its Kona Coffee cultivation and the crystal clear sea. Kona International Airport is located at fifteen minutes away in the south of the main town.
Along the sea side, there are shops to buy, rent or repair snorkeling gear. Kahaluu Beach Park is a small, protected cove with calm water and large variety of tropical fish. The bottom of the sea is reef coral with very shallow water which makes the spot perfect for beginners and children.
Snorkelers will have the opportunity to admire large numbers of fish that are unusually comfortable around swimmers, sea turtles and beautiful corals. Kahaluu beach park provides also with showers, restrooms, picnic tables and a lifeguard, so during weekends is ultra crowded.