Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Our rating: Luxury | Property style: Lodge
Lewa Wilderness is arguably one of the best-known lodges in Kenya, and remains home to the Craig family, pioneers of conservation in Kenya. With just nine rooms, this small property has a very homely feel to it and a focus on creating an exceptional and personalised safari experience. The hillside rooms are wonderfully spacious and comfortable with stunning views out across the conservancy whilst the two-bedroom garden rooms are ideal for families and sit very close to the main part of the lodge. All rooms are en-suite with full bathroom amenities and lovely verandas where guests can relax. The main area houses the cosy lounge and dining room, with an outdoor terrace also used for meals when the weather allows. The pool is a great spot to relax during the day and take in the beautiful views. The food here is exceptional, served by the ever-smiling team of hospitality staff. A huge range of activities can be enjoyed including game drives, guided walks, horse-riding, camel trekking and visits to the Il Ngwesi cultural boma. Guests can also book flights in the lodge’s historic yellow bi-plane, a real treat for special occasions.
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Set amidst lush lawns within a grove of acacia trees, Sirikoi is a wonderfully traditional tented camp which captures the feeling of safaris from a bygone era. Small and intimate, this is a superb choice for those looking to escape and enjoy a very private safari experience. Each of the four luxury tents and cottages have their own private deck and are spacious and comfortable with fireplaces to help keep them warm at night. The en-suite bathrooms boast indoor showers and freestanding baths with full amenities. There is a seating area in each room and sufficient space for private dining. The main area of the lodge is beautifully laid out with a dining and lounge space leading out onto a sprawling deck looking out to the swimming pool. Staff are always on had to serve drinks during the day and the chefs create a wonderfully varied and innovative menu. Sirikoi offers a huge variety of safari activities including game drives, guided walks, quad bike safaris, horse and camel riding, visits to Il Ngwesi and other local villages. Overnight fly camping and scenic flights around nearby Mounta Kenya can be arranged for an additional fee.