Island Camp Resort
About Island Camp Resort
Lake Front Camps:
Island Camp is situated on the southern tip of Ol Kokwe Island in the freshwater Lake Baringo, in the Great Rift Valley with steep mountainsides on each side.Island Camp is asmall, exclusive and remote camp whichoffers a perfect opportunity to escape the humdrumof city life and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of this idyllic spot. The Island Camp resort wasfounded from an archeological dig site of the famous Leakey family, is the second oldest tented camp in Kenyaand is situated on the southern end of Ol Kokwe Island.
We offer arange of 16 classic, deluxe and superior rooms, all with en suite bathrooms, set under spreadingacacia trees.Enjoy the deluxe room with lake Views, concrete bathrooms, open front canvas tents and a veranda with sitting area overlooking lake. The room is fitted with oversized beds (twin or king) with under bed pullout “trundle beds” for children. The beds are fitted withmosquito nets.
We serve a full breakfast, buffet lunches and plate service in the evenings. Island Camp is famous for its cold soups at lunch. Ample homemade bread roles are popular, especially to treat the birds and mongooses who join us for breakfast and lunch!
There is a main bar and a large pool bar. The pool bar is popular for afternoon gatherings, and many table games are available. The dartboard is a favorite and horseshoes are a challenge. The pool bar also has a fantastic view of both sides of the Rift Valley including a fantastic “sundowner view.” There is also a high rock formation with a 360-degree view of the lake that is popular for “Sundowner drinks.”
Guests can relax byswimming in the pool at the highest point of the camp with picturesque views they can also enjoybird watching,dartboard and a variety of board games available in the Pool Bar.A spa is available during high season weeks and one can enjoy a relaxing massage or manicure/pedicure with a lakefront view of Gibraltar.
Our camp is approximately four-hour drive on tarmac road from Nairobi.Access to Island Camp is only by boat, driven by experienced boatmen. Parking and security are provided for the vehicles left on the mainland, while porters are available to assist with transferring luggage to the boats.
Swimming in the pool at the highest point of the campBird watching; dartboardBoat trips around the lake, visit local Njemps village and see the hot springs, Kayaking,Trips to Ruko Conservancy to walk with giraffes and other wildlife, Sundowners on Gibraltar Rock,Special functions, such as conferences/seminars, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, etc.Trips to nearby Lake Bogoria Game Reserve can be arranged.
Island Camp Resort has a restaurant where various exotic meals and delicacies are offered and there is also a pool bar where guests can relax and enjoy barbecue, as well as light meals and drinks. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the open dining room and light meals such as pasta delicacies, salads and cold cuts are served in between meals at the pool side bar
Island Camp Resort Rooms
Island Camp Resort Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling