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More about Merry Crab Cove ~Backpackers' Beach

An overview

Offering an outdoor pool in a secluded beach,Merry Crab Cove ~ Backpackers' Beach is situated on the shores of Mida Creek at the mouth of the Indian Ocean. The hostel offers basic accommodation in a traditional bungalow with makuti roof. One room is located upstairs and the other one downstairs. There are 4 separate shower rooms, each with toilet, hand bidet and basin. There is a communal living area as well as pool loungers. Home-cooked, vegetarian meals are served on advance request for a surcharge. Fishing, snorkelling, dolphin and bird watching can be arranged with prior notice as well as kite-surfing, scuba diving, hiking and safaris. The nearest airport is Malindi Airport, 35 km from the property.
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What they offer

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Bathroom and toiletries

  • Shared bathroom


  • Pets allowed

Available in all rooms

  • Balcony/terrace
  • Fan
  • Mosquito net
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • In-room safe box
  • Shared bathroom
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Guest policies

  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Please note unless the property is booked exclusively- 16 persons- guests will have to share bathrooms. A complimentary boat taxi is arranged by the property twice a day to and from Watamu side of the creek lasting 5 minutes one way. Please inform Merry Crab Cove ~Backpackers' Beach in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
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