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Ol Malo

Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Ol Malo offers luxury accommodation situated on the northern edge of the Laikipia Plateau. The lodge offers full board accommodation,...
Ol Malo offers luxury accommodation situated on the northern edge of the Laikipia Plateau. The lodge offers full board accommodation, ideal for family vacations in the Place of the Great Kudud.

Accommodation consists of four exclusive cottages, all individually decorated and with their own private veranda. The lodge itself features a dining room and a large sitting room with a fireplace where guests are welcome to relax and warm up after a game drive in one of our 4X4 vehicles.

The horizon swimming pool provides superb views over the valley, and the lodge also offers a laundry service, gift shop, Internet access and credit card facilities. Electricity is provided by a 240 V generator and runs in the mornings and evening hours.

Horse riding is also one of the best ways to enjoy the wildlife. Here at Ol Malo we have our own horses, and these small, Somali-type ponies are strong and good for trekking. We cater for all riding levels and provide riding hats, riding jodhpurs or chaps, as well as riding boots with mainly Argentinian saddles on the horses.

Other activities at the lodge includes game drives, game walks with experienced guides, camel rides across the plains, mountain biking, cultural visits and swimming. A masseuse can also be arranged on request.
from R12840

Sanctuary at Ol Lentille

Sleeps 16 in 4 rooms

The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is perched on the flanks of a wooded rock koppie, in the heart of a private conservation area comprising...
The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is perched on the flanks of a wooded rock koppie, in the heart of a private conservation area comprising 20,000 acres of grassy hills and deep valleys, heavily wooded with many acacia species and African olives. It is named for Ol Lentille, a huge hill from the top of which an astonishing panorama of Northern Kenya unfolds. The Ol Lentille Conservancy is home to the endangered African wild dog, greater kudu, leopard, striped and spotted hyena and klipspringer, as well as many elephant.

The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is a collection of four private, full-service, fully staffed houses for the discerning few.

All the houses at Ol Lentille have access to a spectacular horizon swimming pool with lounging ‘pods’ and a library where you may read, write, relax, or chat with fellow guests and hosts. Atop the library is the viewing deck, which features an open fire, a bar and a GPS-controlled telescope to bring the heavens even closer. In addition, great food is tailored to your tastes and served wherever and whenever you want by our chef.

Activities at The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille include day and night game drives, bush walks, horse riding, camel treks, mountain biking, quad bikes, fly camping, spa treatments, boules and croquet, as well as a Maasai craft village. The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is your own private paradise in the bush.
from R13728

Lewa House

Sleeps 12 in 3 rooms

Lewa House is located in the very heart of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. This small, owner-run lodge offers unique access to all corners...
Lewa House is located in the very heart of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. This small, owner-run lodge offers unique access to all corners of this world-renowned conservation area. Perched on the crest of a hill, Lewa House looks out over a range of ecosystems that make up the protected area and offers excellent access to all aspects of this rich wildlife arena. Through a range of authentic activities, guests are able to unlock and understand what is being achieved here.

The cottage-style rooms are spread out along the hillside, all looking to the expanse of wilderness to the north. There are three family-style rustic cottages, each comprising of two elegantly furnished en-suite rooms and a large shared verandah. The cottages are built with sustainable, ecological principles in mind whilst being exceptionally comfortable and spacious, with wonderful views across the surrounding landscape.

The central area is a large elegant building with an open fireplace at one end where guests can relax during the day and mingle with a drink before dinner, and at the other end is a large family dining table where evening meals are served. There is also a large shaded veranda extending away from the main lodge with a comfortable seating area from which you can enjoy a cool afternoon drink and soak in the very special atmosphere of Lewa House.

Beautiful shaded gardens surround the lodge and breakfast or lunch is often served on the lawn. The lodge also has a large swimming pool which overlooks a waterhole, often providing some of the best game-viewing on Lewa.

Lewa House offers a diverse range of activities, including game drives, game walks, horse riding, camel rides, cultural trips to the local Ngwesi Village, and scenic biplane flights.
from R21400

Mutamaiyu House

Sleeps 16 in 5 rooms

Situated on a panoramic hilltop, with hundreds of miles of sun streaked savannah spread out below, Mutamaiyu is a wonderful retreat found...
Situated on a panoramic hilltop, with hundreds of miles of sun streaked savannah spread out below, Mutamaiyu is a wonderful retreat found in Mugie Wildlife Conservancy, in Laikipia.

Mutamaiyu House has five beautiful cottages, which can be reserved individually or in exclusivity, each with its own fireplace, en-suite bathroom and Wi-Fi. The manor house, which is the private home of Nicky and Gaby Hahn, has a large dining room where the finest cuisine is served, and private lounges with fireplaces, where guests can curl up on a couch with a glass of wine. A flower-lined path leads down to a heated cliff top infinity pool with an amazing view.

Mutamaiyu offers guests a unique opportunity to live their own African dream by participating in ranch life and vital conservation work, watching ancient Pokot ceremonies, tracking the lions at the centre of the Laikipia Predator Project, as well as going on memorable game drives.
from R7537

Borana Lodge

Sleeps 16 in 8 rooms

Borana is one of East Africa's original fully hosted, family-owned eco-lodge and is located within the vast area of the Ewaso ecosystem on...
Borana is one of East Africa's original fully hosted, family-owned eco-lodge and is located within the vast area of the Ewaso ecosystem on the Laikipia Plateau. With snow-tipped peaks and the glaciers of Mount Kenya to the south and a panorama of mountains and desert to the north, Borana provides an idyllic setting for any African experience. Laikipia is an area of exceptional beauty, enjoying some of Kenya's most prolific wildlife, as well as the highest populations of endangered species in the country.

Accommodation is offered in eight cottages, each unique in style but all comfortable and cosy, with fireplaces and private verandahs. Guests will enjoy views over the Samangua Valley and lake, where elephants love to swim. The sitting and dining rooms are within the main lodge with log fires, rosewood tables and snug sofas, creating the atmosphere for entertaining evenings, while a stunning horizon swimming pool is ideal for relaxing.

Borana is famous for its horse riding adventures, but exploring the surrounding bush in Land Rovers is equally exciting with our intrepid and experienced guides. Sam and Amory lead walks on the ranch, and for the more active, mountain bike rides down the escarpment offer an adrenalin rush. The ranch is also perfect for picnics, sundowners on Pride Rock, the original inspiration for Disney's Lion King, and bush dinners.

Alternatively, a day with Michael Dyer offers the chance to understand the challenge of establishing a balance between wildlife management and cattle ranching. We also recommend a visit to Kisima, where Michael's brothers Martin and Charlie farm roses, sheep and wheat. On your return to the lodge, a relaxing massage is on offer in the comfort and privacy of your room.
from R18874

Mukima House

Sleeps 14 in 7 rooms

Standing on a 360-acre private conservancy, with a wonderful view of Mount Kenya, the fully staffed Mukima House comfortably accommodates...
Standing on a 360-acre private conservancy, with a wonderful view of Mount Kenya, the fully staffed Mukima House comfortably accommodates 14 people in seven en-suite bedrooms. The house was built on a grand scale in the forties and has been recently rescued, rebuilt and refurbished. Handmade cedar floors, cedar windows and immense cedar beams make this house one of Kenya's most exceptional surviving examples of a past era. Here you can unpack your bags and spend your holiday relaxing in the luxury and privacy of your own magnificent home, visiting the many local parks and amenities as and when you please.

The double-storey house, set in vivid tropical flowerbeds with expansive lawns, features seven en-suite bedrooms, a games room, house office with a broadband satellite connection, a large kitchen with store room and laundry room, a cloakroom, drawing room, dining room, a generous entrance hall, and an upstairs gallery.

The first floor open terrace is perfect for sundowners while watching the white egrets fly home to roost on the dam against the backdrop of the mountain and the African dusk. Just as stunning on the clear mornings is the sunrise, which silhouettes the mountain in soft pink and blue. The front of the house also boasts a large wrap-around verandah, used for daytime dining.
from R4845

Sosian

Sleeps 14 in 7 rooms

Sosian is a 24,000 acre private wildlife conservancy. We pride ourselves on managing a unique blend of tourism, conservation and...
Sosian is a 24,000 acre private wildlife conservancy. We pride ourselves on managing a unique blend of tourism, conservation and traditional cattle ranching in Laikipia’s highlands. Sosian’s original ranch house was built in the 1940s by Italian artisans and beautifully restored in recent years to accommodate up to 14 people, while maintaining the welcoming atmosphere of a private home, known now as Sosian Lodge. The lodge features a beautiful rock swimming pool, set beside a soaring open sided thatched roof house spaced with hammocks and comfy day beds, a tennis court, riding manege, and organic vegetable garden. The ranch lies at high altitude, which makes for a perfect climate with no record of malaria.

Seven cottages are dotted throughout the garden, a wonderful haven dominated by verdant greenery and flowers all set against a back drop of Mount Kenya with views for miles over the Laikipia Plateau and true unspoilt Africa. Each cottage lies with its own private verandah and en-suite fully plumbed bathroom.

Sosian's speciality is in providing a totally private game-viewing experience, away from the restrictions of National Park rules. This sense of freedom and exploration means that we can offer action-packed adventures in the surrounding Laikipia wilderness. Trekking, bush walks, riding, camel safaris, game drives, and night-drives all offer a multitude of unique ways to seeing game. The guiding is of the highest standards and complement the huge range of activities available. Sosian also offers specialized walking safaris; exploring the bush and tracking animals during the day on foot and sleeping in a mobile tented camp each night which moves daily to a new location, often based on the course of a perennial or seasonal river.

As well as looking for wildlife, other activities include fishing, archery, tennis, rafting, tubing down the river, and swimming in the rivers after jumping off waterfalls. A visit to a nearby Samburu settlement should not be missed and provides a fascinating insight into traditional pastoral life which has not changed appreciably in hundreds of years. Sosian has an expanding herd of over 600 Boran cattle, including a pedigree breeding herd and small dairy. A tour of the ranching side of Sosian is another fascinating activity not to be missed. Guests can lend a hand with dipping, weighing and vaccinating, and learn about the trials of keeping unfenced cattle in this wild environment full of large predators.

Sosian is well-known for its delicious home cooking, using fresh ingredients from the garden, and its warm and friendly hospitality. There are a variety of wonderful places to eat, including picnics by the river, lunches by the swimming pool and bush dinners around an open fire followed by camping under the stars for the more adventurous.

As well as big herds of elephant, zebra, buffalo, numerous species of antelope, giraffe and hippo, lion, leopard, cheetah and spotted hyenas are also regularly spotted. Sosian is home to some rare and endangered mammal species such as Jackson’s hartebeest, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, striped hyena and aardwolf. The birdlife is spectacular and large raptors such as Martial eagle, African hawk eagle, and bateleur are resident and often seen.
from R10767

Sabuk Lodge

Sleeps 17 in 7 rooms

Sabuk Lodge is remote and beautiful; an exclusive wilderness haven on the edge of the Northern Laikipia Plateau. The lodge is perched on...
Sabuk Lodge is remote and beautiful; an exclusive wilderness haven on the edge of the Northern Laikipia Plateau. The lodge is perched on a cliff overlooking the Ewaso Nyiro River, which cascades beneath the lodge all year round. Sabuk, which remains a family home, offers wilderness and stunning views of the Laikipia plains towards Mount Kenya, as well as the Karisa Hills and Mathews Mountains in the north.

Accommodation is offered in six en-suite, open-front stone and thatch cottages. Each cottage has a private veranda with stunning views. Ideal for families, Eagle Cottage contains two fantastic en-suite rooms; one with a king-size bed and the other with three single beds. Eagle Cottage also has its own exclusive ‘mess’ and plunge pool.

Activities at Sabuk Lodge include guided nature walks, game drives, camel safaris and excursions, fly camping, cultural visits, bush breakfasts and picnic lunches on the river banks, hilltop sundowners, line fishing, river swimming, tubing the rapids, rock jumping, and horse riding.
from R11440

Loisaba Cottage

Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Loisaba Cottage is a lovely self-contained cottage set back from the escarpment in Loisaba Private Wilderness in Northern Laikipia. The...
Loisaba Cottage is a lovely self-contained cottage set back from the escarpment in Loisaba Private Wilderness in Northern Laikipia. The cottage is set in beautifully landscaped gardens with a private swimming pool.

The cottage is suitable for groups of up to six adults and four children or eight adults and two children or even as an exclusive honeymoon getaway. The cottage has two double en-suite bungalow rooms in the gardens, one double en-suite room accessed just off the main area with an open front and smaller bathroom, and one double or twin mezzanine room above the main area, with access to a large bathroom via an external staircase.

The 61,000-acre private wildlife conservancy offers a wide range of exciting activities including horse riding, quad biking, cultural visits, and much more.
from R22046

Kifaru House

Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Kifaru House is a magical lodge located on a hilltop in the Lewa Wildlife conservancy. The house sleeps up to 12 people and is perfect for...
Kifaru House is a magical lodge located on a hilltop in the Lewa Wildlife conservancy. The house sleeps up to 12 people and is perfect for large families and groups travelling together. The lodge offers a handful of staff ready to cater to your every need.

The lodge consists of five separate huts serving as private bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. The central building houses the dinning and sitting room which includes a fully-stocked bar, two large fireplaces and plenty of space to curl up and enjoy a book. The neighbouring library is equipped with a TV, DVD player, a computer and Wi-Fi.

The covered terrace is furnished with comfortable sofas and is the perfect place to enjoy al fresco dinning. A short walk down a path leads to the heated swimming pool. The pool house has a sitting, dining and bar area, massage room and shower facilities.

Meals are prepared by the chef. Guest are encouraged discuss their meal requirements, individual taste and dietary needs with the chef. There is a full in-house laundry service.
from R67295

Lewa Wildness Trails Lodge

Sleeps 33 in 9 rooms

Lewa Wilderness Trails Lodge is situated in the Lewa Wilderness Conservancy, at the foot of Mt...
Lewa Wilderness Trails Lodge is situated in the Lewa Wilderness Conservancy, at the foot of Mt Kenya. The lodge is owner managed with the owners still actively living on the property. Here guests will find nine thatched cottages in the beautiful countryside.

The cottages have spacious en-suite bathrooms, log fireplaces in the sitting rooms and verandas with spectacular views. A generator provides 240V of electricity in the morning and the evening. Full board accommodation is provided including house wines and soft drinks. Special dietary requirements can be catered for on request.

The lodge includes a salt water swimming pool, a tennis court and gift shop. It also has a laundry service, internet access and massage therapy for guests.

Activities available to guest include game drives, horse riding and camel treks. Guest are invited to visit the prehistoric sites or experience a cultural village tour.
from R21400
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