A Rocha Kenya Mwamba Conservation CentreKenya
Just a stones throw from the dazzling white sands of Watamu Beach and Marine Park A Rocha Kenya Mwamba Conservation Centre offers the perfect place to relax with simple full board accommodation and a warm community vibe. Spend your days lazing on the beautiful beaches, learn to Kite Surf and explore the incredible marine life of the Indian Ocean or help out with conservation efforts run by A Rocha Kenya before enjoying a freshly prepared, locally sourced meal together with the staff, volunteers and other guests.
Run by Christian conversation organisation, A Rocha Kenya, guests staying at Mwamba Guesthouse have the opportunity to actively participate in conservation work, from ringing birds, carrying out fish surveys to planting trees and beach cleans. Guests are also invited to share their experiences with the volunteers and staff over mealtimes, helping clear up after meals together giving you the opportunity to feel part of the community and make lasting friendships.
Whether you are looking to volunteer with A Rocha Kenya or want a base to explore the area and relax by the beach, your stay at the Mwamba Guesthouse will have a lasting positive impact and help to continue to deliver environmental protection and conservation of the Arabuko Sokoke Forest, Dakatcha Woodlands, and Watamu Marine Park.
- Meals Included
- WiFi Included
- Volunteering Opportunities Available
- Snorkelling & Diving Nearby
- En-Suite Rooms
- On The Beach
Decorated in a Kenyan Coastal Style these ensuite rooms have 2 single beds, each with mosquito netting. Price includes hot drinks and ... read more
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Decorated in a Kenyan Coastal Style these ensuite rooms have 3 single beds, each with mosquito netting. Price includes hot drinks and ... read more
Guests staying at the Mwamba Guesthouse are welcome to participate in conservation activities being carried out during their stay however if you’d like to make a meaningful impact and help protect A Rocha Kenya's conservation areas near Watamu you can apply to volunteer with A Rocha Kenya and the Mwamba Conservation Centre. Volunteering placements are for a minimum of 2 weeks, working from 8am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday. Volunteer tasks may include helping gather conservation research and surveys, participating in clean-ups and tree planting, assisting in hosting guests at Mwamba Conservation Center, as well as delivering environmental education to ensure the long term conservation and protection of the area. Volunteers are given discounted rates for their accommodation and meals.
There’s no requirements to volunteer however placements will be allocated dependent on completion of application form, relevant interests and skills and availability at the centre. If you’d like to apply as a volunteer please include this in the additional information section of the booking form
About The Area
Mwamba Guesthouse is located just 60 metres from the white sands of Watamu Beach and Africa’s oldest marine park. This area is perfect for beach lovers, with the warm waters of the Indian Ocean just steps away. Nearby the small town of Watamu is just a few kilometres away and can be reached by bus or on foot down a quiet road.
There’s plenty to see and do at Mwamba Guesthouse, from volunteering with the conservation Centre to learning to kite surf or just lazing around on the beautiful white sands. Here’s a few of our favourite suggestions to keep you busy during your stay:
Learn to kite surf on the Indian Ocean
Hike through the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest and discover the ancient Gede Ruins
Get close to nature with a visit to the Kipepeo Butterfly Farm, Bio-Ken Snake Farm or Watamu Turtle Watch
Experience the underwater world and watch tropical fish with diving and snorkelling trips
Activities and Nearby Adventures
- Conservation Volunteering
- On The Beach
- Boat Trips
- Eco Excursions & Tours
- Kite Surfing
Meet the hosts
Mwamba Guesthouse is run by Christian conversation organisation, A Rocha Kenya, who work together with the local community to protect the beautiful area of Watamu Beach and Marine Park. Mwamba brings together guests of all faiths and backgrounds in the context of a shared passion for protecting the environment.
How To Get There
A Rocha Kenya Mwamba Conservation Centre is well connected by public transport or taxi from Malindi Airport (approx. 30 min drive) or Mombasa International Airport (approx. 2hr drive). Further travel information or arrangements for airport transfers will be provided with booking confirmation
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