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A selection of our favourite places to stay in Kenya

Giraffe Manor – Nairobi

Breakfast with the famous residents

Not many places in Africa can claim true international celebrity. Giraffe Manor can. Set in 120 acres of forest 20kms from Nairobi, the manor is a world away from the bustle of the city. It offers an unparalleled wildlife experience as giraffes vie for attention at the breakfast table, the front door and even your bedroom window. Read More

Mara Plains Camp – Maasai Mara

Luxury in the Mara

This exclusive tented camp boasts sweeping views and with just seven rooms, is among the smallest and most personal camps in the Mara. Being placed in one the richest wildlife ecosystems in the world also means that rarely a night passes without lion roaring nearby or seeing leopards regularly wandering through camp. Read More

Sirikoi – Lewa Conservancy

Secluded eco-luxury

Sirikoi is a spectacular lodge situated on private land in the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy with a gold rating for eco-tourism and conservation. With only four luxury guest tents, Sirikoi offers unparalleled hospitality, fabulous game and top environmental credentials making it one of Kenya’s leading lodges. Read More

Alex Walker’s Ngare Serian – Maasai Mara

Safaris of character and substance

If you ever dreamed of having your own slice of Africa, look no further than Ngare Serian, a snug little camp that hugs the banks of the northern section of the Mara River in Kenya. It can only be reached on foot over a narrow rope bridge and is a cosy, intimate place to detach yourself from the modern world. Read More

Sarara – Matthews Mountain Range

A community venture remote and unspoilt

Sarara is situated in the remote Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya where the savannah plains and lush mountain slopes are home to rare wildlife and the proud Samburu people. Sarara offers a wild safari in this lesser known and dramatically beautiful ‘northern frontier’ of Kenya. Read More

Elephant Pepper Camp – Maasai Mara

Cheetah Country

Elephant Pepper is a small and remote seasonal boutique camp situated in the Mara North Conservancy on the edge of the Maasai Mara Game Reserve in an area teeming with game, making it the perfect base to explore the magic of the Mara. Read More

ol Donyo Lodge – Chyulu Hills

Kilimanjaro majesty and Maasai culture

ol Donyo is a stylish Relais & Chateaux lodge located in the Chyulu Hills with majestic veiws of Kilimanjaro. Maasai culture, impressive wildlife, horse riding, walking and nights spent in outdoor star beds combine for an outstanding safari experience. Read More

Borana – Laikipia

Game ranch & safari lodge

Borana Ranch is a supremely comfortable and luxurious lodge that lies at the foot of Mount Kenya, adjacent to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. In a pioneering conservation effort, part of the 35,000-acre ranch is dedicated to regenerative agriculture and the farming of Boran cattle, while the rest is a haven for wildlife. Read More

Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp – Maasai Mara

Classic & colonial luxury tented camp

Recalling a bygone era of opulent luxury, Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp returns guests to the original safari era. Reminiscent of the golden age of romance, it combines professional guiding, adventure and elegance in a timelessly unspoiled setting with boundless game. Read More

Loisaba Tented Camp and Star beds – Laikipia

Unforgettable sleepout

Loisaba’s Star Beds were the first of its kind in Kenya and the experience of sleeping under the stars is truly special. Throughout your stay you will be guided and hosted by a team of Samburu warriors who look after your every need and will ensure your stay is engaging, informative and unforgettable. Read More

Richard’s Camp – Maasai Mara

Exclusive Maasai Mara tented camp

With a hyena den behind camp, a resident pride of lion, and hippos grazing the lawn just after dark, Richard's Camp is famous for its night noises! Small, private and exclusive, Richard's River Camp offers the discerning traveller a luxury tented camp stay in the heart of the game-rich Maasai Mara. Read More

Rekero Camp – Maasai Mara

Unsurpassed Maasai Mara safari experience

Rekero Camp is ideally placed to provide a real Maasai Mara safari. From this small nine-tented camp on a shady bank of the Talek River you will enjoy epic big cat sightings, the frenzy of migration madness and perhaps, if you are lucky, the heart-stopping phenonium of a river crossing. You really are in the midst of the action! Read More

Lewa Safari Camp – Lewa Conservancy

Conservation minded luxury camp

Lewa Safari Camp has a stunning location within the private Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Heralded worldwide for its rhino conservation efforts, Lewa has served as a catalyst for conservation across the region, stimulating the creation of numerous conservancies across Kenya. Read More

Ol Pejeta Bush Camp – Laikipia

Rhino central

Ol Pejeta Bush Camp is situated on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro river on the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The camp embodies the authentic traditional-yet-comfortable safari experience and guests often describe their stay here as ‘the real Africa’. This small camp emphasises fantastic guiding and tireless conservation initiatives. Read More

Campi Ya Kanzi – Chyulu Hills

Conservation & community without compromise

Established in partnership with the local Maasai community, Campi Ya Kanzi promotes environmental conservation and sustainable community development through ecotourism. The camp sits at the foot of the Chyulu Hills in Kenya and offers an incomparable combination of amazing wildlife and authentic immersion in Maasai culture. Read More

Tortilis Camp – Amboseli

Elephants of Kilimanjaro

Sitting in the shadow of Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, Tortilis Camp is located in Amboseli, which boasts a population of over 1000 elephants. A walking safari will place you amongst the region's wildlife and game drives will provide close encounters! Read More

Loldia House – Lake Naivasha

Lush Lakeside historic House

Featuring magnificent views over the dormant Mount Longonot volcano and the expansive landscape of the Great Rift Valley, Loldia House is placed in stunning surroundings. Enjoy a host of activities such as cultural experiences, game drives and boating safaris on Lake Naivasha. Read More

Ol Malo – Laikipia

A stunning family run lodge on the Laikipia Plateau

Sitting on the last frontier of Northern Kenya, Ol Malo offers an untamed adventure in the heartland of the Samburu tribe. Enjoy a range of activities from helicopter expeditions into the Great Rift Valley to horseriding and refreshment in the infinity pools. Read More

Ol Malo House – Laikipia

An exclusive home on the Laikipia Plateau

Nestled into a rugged escarpment offering sweeping views of Kenya's time-honored northern lands lies Ol Malo House. Separate room cottages allows for real privacy - the ultimate luxury that one enjoys after a busy day of exploring one of Africa's prime wildlife destinations. Read More

Solio Lodge – Laikipia

Quiet exclusivity at altitude

Solio Lodge sits on a private wildlife sanctuary, nestled in the valley among the towering slopes of Mount Kenya and the heights of the Aberdare Mountains. It remains the only guest accommodation on the Solio Game Reserve where one may be able to spot up to 40 rhino sightings at once. Read More

Offbeat Mara – Maasai Mara

Traditional Maasai Mara

Offbeat Mara Camp is traditional safari at its very best - private and small, the camp offers excellent game viewing in one of the most famous safari destinations in the world. Within the Mara North Conservancy, guests can enjoy sightings of lion, leopard, giraffe, elephant and more. Read More

Sand River Mara – Maasai Mara

Old world glamour harking back to the '20s

Sand River Mara is an elegant safari camp carefully positioned within the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya for exceptional wildlife sightings at any time of year. Accommodation replicates the exclusive tented camps of the 1920's heyday. Read More

The Emakoko Hotel – Nairobi National Park

City stay alternative

Set on 15 acres of land bordering the Nairobi National Park and on the Emakoko River, is the Emakoko safari lodge. As a family-owned and run property offering unexpected and unique game viewing in Nairobi it is a great alternative to a city stay. Read More

Hemingways – Nairobi

At the foot of the Ngong Hills

Hemingways sits in the leafy and secluded suburbs of Karen, Nairobi, overlooking Karen Blixen's beloved Ngong Hills. As a colonial-style boutique hotel with a large garden and accommodation the exudes style and character, it is ideal for any pre- or post-safari arrangements. Read More

Elsa’s Kopje – Meru National Park

Famous Lion Country

Sitting high on Mughwango Hill of Meru National Park, Elsa's Kopje offers a luxurious stay with exceptional views over the plains. Stay in a cottage or the private house, see the resident rhinos and visit Elsa's grave - the lioness made famous by the story 'Born Free'. Read More

Sasaab Camp – Samburu

In the heart of Samburu land

Sasaab Camp looks out over the Laikipia Plateau and the distinguishing peak of Mount Kenya. It features Moroccan style design and the chance to interact with the local Samburu tribes. During your stay look out for elephants, Grevy's zebra and leopard. Read More

Karisia Walking Safari – Samburu

Samburu culture & camels

A Karisia Walking Safari offers a unique perspective and the chance for privately guided walking in an area north of Mount Kenya that is well known for its pristine wilderness and abundance of wildlife. Expect sightings of African wild dog and Grevy's zebra. Read More

Sosian Lodge – Laikipia

Kenyan Ranch House

Sosian Game Ranch is a 24,000-acre private, working ranch that sits on the Laikipia Plateau - an area historically known for its wildlife and ranching traditions. It offers pure wilderness with more than 250 species of bird and an abundance of game species. Read More

Naboisho Camp – Maasai Mara

Style that touches the Earth lightly

Naboisho Camp is situated in a 50,000 acre concession that lies to the east of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem. The camp's unique relationship with the surrounding Maasai community guarantees a safari experience far beyond the ordinary. Read More

Joy’s Camp – Shaba Reserve

The home of 'Born Free'

Joy’s Camp is built on the site of world conservationist Joy Adamson's tented home. As an elegant wilderness oasis it is the perfect choice for discerning guests interested in a glimpse of Kenyan history, incredible wildlife and luxurious style. Read More

Kitich Tented Camp – Matthew’s Ranges

Tented camp in the Matthew's Ranges

With just 6 tents and 220,000 acres of untouched montane forest to explore, discover a huge diversity of rare monkeys, melanistic (black-coated) leopard, 350 species of birds, 150 species of butterfly, wild forest orchids, and the endemic giant cycad. Read More

Karen Gables – Nairobi

Charm of the suburbs

A civilised and characterful new boutique guest house in the leafy Nairobi suburb of Karen, Karen Gables offers private, spacious accommodation and tropical gardens with river frontage. A lovely city retreat perfect for a stop over before or after a Kenyan safari. Read More

Mara Expedition Camp – Maasai Mara

Mara luxury with a conscience

Mara Expedition Camp is a small and intimate camp that seeks to leave as little an impact on its surrounding environment as possible. It is known as a place of learning to understand what is means to be immersed in the wilderness and witness the circle of life. Read More
Giraffe Manor – Nairobi
Mara Plains Camp – Maasai Mara
Sirikoi – Lewa Conservancy
Alex Walker’s Ngare Serian – Maasai Mara
Sarara – Matthews Mountain Range
Elephant Pepper Camp – Maasai Mara
ol Donyo Lodge – Chyulu Hills
Borana – Laikipia
Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp – Maasai Mara
Loisaba Tented Camp and Star beds – Laikipia
Richard’s Camp – Maasai Mara
Rekero Camp – Maasai Mara
Lewa Safari Camp – Lewa Conservancy
Ol Pejeta Bush Camp – Laikipia
Campi Ya Kanzi – Chyulu Hills
Tortilis Camp – Amboseli
Loldia House – Lake Naivasha
Ol Malo – Laikipia
Ol Malo House – Laikipia
Solio Lodge – Laikipia
Offbeat Mara – Maasai Mara
Sand River Mara – Maasai Mara
The Emakoko Hotel – Nairobi National Park
Hemingways – Nairobi
Elsa’s Kopje – Meru National Park
Sasaab Camp – Samburu
Karisia Walking Safari – Samburu
Sosian Lodge – Laikipia
Naboisho Camp – Maasai Mara
Joy’s Camp – Shaba Reserve
Kitich Tented Camp – Matthew’s Ranges
Karen Gables – Nairobi
Mara Expedition Camp – Maasai Mara

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