If you are scouting for a truly luxurious and memorable escape this May, these cosy accommodation lodges in and out of Kenya will definitely be worth every penny
Finch Hattons, Tsavo West National Park
If relaxing by the pool next to your luxury tented camp while watching Hippo pods wallow in the natural spring pools is what you are looking for then Finch Hattons is the place to be. With private suites fitted with indoor and outdoor showers, copper bath tubs and creamy white linens offset by soft lighting, the suites are reminiscent of the glorious golden days of safari, when wealthy adventurers would spend nights in the bush surrounded by wildlife while enjoying the comforts of home provided by accents such as beautiful hardwood writing tables, intricate chandeliers and ornately carved chests lending to a rustic yet luxurious ambiance.
Sirikoi Lodge, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
Resembling an eco-chic African home and having a main lodge, dining deck and four luxury tents, Sirikoi Cottages and House offer the best for a luxury stay. Each accommodation has a private observation deck making game viewing a breeze from the comfort of your seat. The rooms are spacious and well designed with big Victorian bathtubs, rain-showers, fireplaces and unique decor touches to make your stay worth every penny.
Kilindini offers a luxurious serene stay with each pavilion having its own private tropical garden, infinity pool, an extraordinary rainfall shower room and your own dedicated butler. The Ocean views from the pavilion are spectacular offering a liberating sensation of being “at one with nature”. Kilindi achieves the perfect marriage between Scandinavian minimalism and the dramatic architectural overtones of Middle Eastern heritage, whilst encouraging an open, ‘back-to-nature’ ambiance throughout. This same openness allows the gentle ocean breeze to waft throughout each of the rooms and carry with it the delightful soundtrack of Kilindi’s colourful birdlife. Any stay at Kilindi will be a delight for the senses.
Elsa’s Kopje, Meru
Overlooking the vast plains of Meru National Park and facing Mt Kenya, Elsa’s Private House consists of one en-suite master bedroom with a dressing room, one en-suite twin bedroom, a large dining and sitting room, an infinity pool and a private garden. Elsa Kopje’s accommodation is perfect for both family and a luxurious honeymoon stay with a three leveled suite a romantic outdoor bath.
Solio Lodge, Laikipia
Solio Lodge has five contemporary luxurious cottages with private decks and panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and Mt. Kenya. The rooms have a private lounge area with open fireplaces for a warm afternoon relaxation, as well as large en-suite bathrooms with a double sink, bath and shower. One of their luxurious cottages can be turned into an interconnected family unit with two en-suite bedrooms making a perfect choice for a family retreat.