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Located in the peaceful suburb of Langata, bordering the Giraffe Sanctuary, this beautiful little gem with just 8 rooms will provide you with an ideal location to rest and relax in tranquil surroundings. The location itself is charming, with warthog,...

Simply one of the finest properties we have ever stayed at. There are three villas, each of which is available only for exclusive use, each with their own pool, and each one unique and spectacular: - Cliff Villa: perhaps the...

This mid-range family friendly resort, set on half a mile of private beach, neighbors the Watamu National Marine Park, and there are water activities aplenty on offer. All rooms have private balconies overlooking the tropical gardens or the beach.

Sarara is a community owned property and has hung on through some tough years. Remote, in the foothills of the Mathews Range just north of Samburu Game Reserve, it sits within the 75,000 hectare Namunyak Community Group Ranch and now...

The best beach in Watamu is the home to this base, which offers suitably macho pursuits given the name of the place. The deco design encourages days of lazy sophistication around the pool, though, and there are several beach-facing units....

Set between the Ewaso Nyiro River and the Lekurukki mountains, the scenery here couldn’t be more beautiful. The nine thatched cottages are Moroccan-themed, with designer touches and private plunge pools. Mountain bikes, or even camels, are available when you’re tired...

Palm and fig trees surround one of the most luxurious tented camps in the world. Set next to the Ewaso Nyiro River, the tents are well-spaced and come with such home touches as comfy slippers and fluffy bathrobes. The local...

Heralded as a ‘biological bonanza’ by the BBC News, this glorious patch of rainforest in the Matthews Mountain Range has flourished within a mini-eco-system. By day you can explore forest trails and crystal clear mountain streams, and local Samburu guides...

The camp is named after the world famous conservationist Joy Adams, and is surrounded by incredible scenic plains and volcanic hills. Touting a Bedouin style, the ten tents are large compared to similar camps, with private verandas, a shared pool...

This small and exclusive safari camp is located within the Samburu National Reserve right on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River. Twelve luxury tents set deep inside the lush plains offer everything you could want from a top-end hotel...

By the shores of Lake Naivasha on one of Kenya's oldest farms, with views to the dormant volcano of Mount Longonot, Loldia House offers accommodation in the original colonial-style main house and two cottages, one of which is set by...

Proudly quirky in its design, these stand-alone suites are set across 10 acres of well-maintained gardens. The building materials are all recycled, and though every living space is different, they all have four poster beds and commodious lounges. You can...

Hemingways Nairobi is a luxury boutique hotel set in the quiet and exclusive Nairobi suburb of Karen. Each of the 45 expansive suites includes a butler service. The planning and orientation of the property respond to the unique features of...

Deep within a riverine forest minutes from Nairobi is a true wilderness experience. You can arrive in Kenya and get 'straight under canvas' within 30 minutes of leaving the airport. Nairobi Tented Camp is an authentic tented camp in the...

A set of ‘experimental’ lodges in the Mughwango Hills, these enchanting cottages blend into the landscape, and you can see and hear the wildlife all around you. Some of the suites have outdoor bathtubs, and the buildings are made of...

This lodge is aptly named, as the friendly local giraffes often poke their heads in to say hello to guests. They might even wake you up by tapping on your bedroom window. This colonial style home prides itself on its...

Porini Mara Camp - Masai Mara -G/E Porini Mara Camp is the only safari camp set in Ol Kinyei Conservancy – an exclusive 18,700 acre wilderness set aside as a wildlife sanctuary with a wide variety of species including big...

The award-winning, eco-friendly Porini Lion Camp offers day and night game drives within the Olare Motorogi Conservancy and guided walks with Masai Warriors in a pristine and exclusive 33,000-acre wilderness set aside for wildlife conservation and low-impact tourism. The camp...

The camp looms over the plains on a rocky cliff face – a suitably dramatic setting, blending into the surrounding bush. The modern spaces hide in and among acacia trees, 10 units raised on wooden platforms. You have the entire...

Naibor is a modern tented camp superbly located near the prime wildebeest crossing points on the Talek River, in the heart of the Maasai Mara. Enjoy a drink on your private veranda in one of the spacious luxury tents and...

One of the outposts of Sir Richard Branson’s travel empire, this luxury camp is located in the Motorogi Conservancy in the Greater Maasai Mara. Game drives are the main activity, and as usual there are very accomplished guides to take...

Situated along the famed Mara River, the tented rooms here are among the largest available in Kenya, rendered in a luxurious take on Masai building styles. The staff are incredibly attentive, and you can take a walk with your own...

Another contender for Kenya’s best lodge, this property prides itself on the expertise of its on-site guides, who are among the best in their field. The twelve high-end tents are arranged in a scenic part of the Masai Mara, just...

Situated next to Naibor Camp, Little Naibor has two large suites which blend in with the surrounding forest. Each tent has two en-suite double or twin rooms, with a communal lounge and dining area. These roomy suites are perfect for...

Like its bigger brother, Little Governors’ was one of the original tented camps that the Governors company offered and has long been a favorite. Using the same template as its bigger brother, due to its being 20 rooms less, the...

The feeling of solitude is carefully managed in this corner of the Olare Orok Conservancy. Six tents lie within a shady acacia grove, and a large lion pride often situates itself just outside the camp. The camp’s chefs and guides...

Step back in time for traditional safari with Karen Blixen Camp. The 22 spacious tents are perfectly located on the banks of the Mara River; you can view wildlife from your armchair. Game drives are conducted within the Mara North...

Il Moran is the best of the Governors’ Camp collection. All 10 tents are huge and all feature views onto the Mara River. Lovely wooden beds typify the feel of the camp in general. If you want to safari in...

You arrive via a short ferry ride across the Mara River, the camp being on the edge of a picturesque swamp inhabited by elephants and warthogs. The camp is in one of the most favorable sightseeing parts of the plains,...

Named after the spicy plants that the local elephants eat, these eight high-end tents sit in the shade of the tropical trees. The units are raised off the ground, so you can look out onto the plains and see zebra...

Hidden away under thatched roofs on a lush peninsula in the Talek River, bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve, are 12 spacious tents with spectacular views of the savannah. You will have your own veranda overlooking the river, and the...

Situated below the scenic location where the famous final scene of the movie Out of Africa was filmed, this romantic and totally private camp reflects the ambiance of Kenyan safaris of the ‘20s and ‘30s. The pinnacle of tented luxury,...

Set on 61,000 acres of private ranch and wilderness conservancy, Loisaba Lodge sits on the edge of Laikipia in northern Kenya. Through Loisaba roam various game - elephant, lion and leopard, alongside the rare northern species that thrive here -...

Munira Island Camp is located on Kiwayu Island, near Lamu. There are places that claim to be 'Robinson Crusoe' but aren't really...and then there are those that couldn't be more so if they tried. Munira is owned and run by...

Arrive in true A-list style – by boat, direct from the tiny Lamu Airport. Tamarind trees line the beachfront at this northern tip of Manda Island. You’ll be joined by a host of wildlife, including friendly bushbabies and any of...

Mbweha is rustic, elegant and close to nature, yet maintaining its authenticity without compromising on any of the luxuries expected from top-rated camps. The Camp is tucked away in the spectacular vastness of The Great Rift Valley, on the private...

Just two rooms and two suites means staying at this self-proclaimed ‘house of wonders’ is an intimate affair. Local antiques and period touches give the place an elegant atmosphere, and there are myriad places to relax, from the sunny courtyard...

A sheltered oasis, clustered around a waterhole and set in the pristine calm of a private wildlife conservancy, Sweetwaters Tented Camp is great. Abounding with wildlife and designed to offer a charming blend of under canvas ambiance and uncompromising luxury,...

Porini Rhino Camp is located within Ol Pejeta Conservancy, a vast 90,000-acre wildlife area between the Aberdares and the majestic Mount Kenya. The conservancy is home to a variety of animals including the "Big Five". It is the largest sanctuary...

Located in the heart of the Laikipia plateau on a 20,000 hectare private wildlife sanctuary, Segera is positioned in the path of one of the main migratory corridors for elephant and offers phenomenal game viewing opportunities. The six contemporary private...

With just 6 tents, Laikipia Camp is nestled at the foot of indigenous forest overlooking a waterhole, in the centre of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is 90,000 acres of wilderness and offers an incredibly uncrowded environment...

Just four cottages mark this resort on the Pungu coast, though this means all of them can enjoy ocean views and accommodate huge sofas on their private terraces. The waters that lap up to the edges of the resort are...

The Maji Beach Hotel brings a new dimension in design concept and hospitality to the Kenyan coast. This boutique style property has just 15 luxurious guest rooms and is an oasis of relaxation and peace, ensuring you the ultimate tranquility...

This boutique resort on Diani Beach is a well-kept secret, and in our opinion even more appealing than some of its more high-profile competitors. Huge baobab trees guard the entrance, which conceal 37 comfortable cottages, many with their own private...

Set right on Shanzu Beach, it’s just a quick hop across the sands to the ocean waves. The hotel has bougainvillea flowers blooming in the grounds, with a set of refurbished rooms called The Village. It also serves up what...

This coral-colored mansion is one of Kenya’s swankiest guest houses, with just eight rooms to maintain a feeling of exclusivity. The décor complements this, both in the main house and in any of the luxury tents. There’s a charming bar...

Set on a privately-owned mangrove island, the thatched roofed bungalows face out onto wonderful beaches, and the whole place is dedicated to extreme relaxation. Flopping into the pool and dolphin watching are the most active things you’ll do, all day...

Arguably the country’s most upsale safari lodge, this property (run by superstar guide Richard Bonham) has the beautiful Chyulu Hills for a backdrop. The cottages are designed with huge bedroom windows to show off the panorama of the plains, and...

The name translates as ‘hidden jewel’ and is built from locally sourced and recycled materials. The six camouflaged tents are set up on wooden platforms and have grass roofs to further keep them discreet. Four-poster beds and authentic Italian food...

Among the top Kenyan camps for some years now, the 30,000 acre site is a haven of relaxation. 17 units all have day beds for lounging around and the open-air lounge welcomes guests with traditional décor. At night, paraffin lamps...

This safari camp is within the exclusive Selenkay Conservancy- an important wildlife dispersal area for wildlife moving out of Amboseli National Park. The private conservation area ensures the best possible game viewing in proper off-road safari vehicles, off the beaten...

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