Watamu Malindi (Malindi, Coast, KE - 45345)

KES35,000,000 KES

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  • Type: Lots and Land
  • Style: Lot / Land
  • Lot Type: Rectangular
  • Lot Size: 7 acres

Description

7 Acres property for sale in Kilifi near Mida Creek

This is an ideal investment opportunity for those looking to develop an Eco-Lodge. There is a rich

ecosystem of birds and fish in the area as most find this an ideal place to breed. The area is excellent

for those who would want to vacation in a natural environment.

There are several tourist sites to visit in the neighbourhood including the famous Arabuko-Sokoke

Forest, the Watamu Marine National Park, the Gede Ruins, the Vasco Da Gama pillar and among many other

Beaches in Watamu, Mayungu, Malindi, Mambrui and Ngomeni.

A beautiful real estate investment opportunity in Malindi



Interesting facts about Mida Creek:

The Mida Creek is a tidal inlet that expands across a large area and comprises of different types of

habitats that are influenced by the tide, eg mangrove forests, mud and sand flats, and open shallow

waters.

Mida Creek is a very productive mangrove ecosystems and is a recognized International Bird Area and

together with Arabuko-Sokoke Forest forms a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. It is a paradise for national

waterfowls. The migrating birds from Europe and Eurasia find a place to rest during their journey, while

some choose to stay at Mida Creek to over-winter.

The Creek and its mangrove channels are important feeding and breeding grounds for many species of fish

species including Jacks, Snappers, Groupers, Rabbit Fish, Parrotfish, Emperors, and Barracuda.

Equally varied in numbers and distribution is the aquatic flora of Mida Creek. 11 seagrass and 33

seaweed species are found here alongside 9 species of mangrove. Both sea grasses and mangroves serve to

trap sediments - benefiting local coral reefs and provide an important habitat for many marine species.

The mud/sand flats are feeding and resting grounds for large populations of around 65 species of aquatic

birds; some resident, others local or seasonal distant migrants. Mida Creek is an important passage and

wintering area for Palaearctic migrant waders. Counts of over 6,000 waders have been made on Mida Creek

including seven species which are regionally threatened. The mangroves around the edge of the creek are

also important roosting places.


Intesting facts about the Arabuko Forest


With a size of 420 km2 Arabuko-Sokoke Forest is the largest remaining section of dry coastal forest

found in Eastern and Southern Africa. It is a unique habitat characterized by an enormous array of flora

and fauna.

It is a key site for the global survival of six bird species and three mammal species including the

elehant shrew.

The Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Guides Association has several expert guides who can accompany you on your

forest walks. They are expert ornithologists and can help visitors find and see some of the rare and

unique birds of the forest.

Over 260 species of birds have been recorded in the forest including the six globally threatened ones:

- Sokoke Scops Owl,
- Sokoke Pipit,
- East Coast Akalat,
- Spotted Ground Thrush,
- Amani Sunbird and
- Clarke's Weaver.

Many of these are found and observed regularly by visitors.

For those less keen on "twitching" and ornithology the forest is also lovely for a walk, and exciting

too, considering there is a resident herd of elephant and buffalo! If you are generally interested in

nature or like hiking, biking and camping, Arabuko-Sokoke is a good destination for you. On the 4 km

long Nature Trail which is close to the Forest Visitor Centre you can learn more about the unique

features of Arabuko-Sokoke
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