‘Privacy, exclusivity, personal attention and barefoot African chic’
The essence of privacy on the azure seas of Kenya’s Indian Ocean Coast, Alfajiri Villas is a collection of three entirely self contained villas. It’s a prefect location for honeymoons, romantic breaks, for families and for anyone wanting a serene escape post safari or on a signature beach break.
Each villas includes your own butler, award winning food, oversize private pools, beach views and complete exclusivity. Dining is completely personalised, with all meals and drinks included in the stay, served in your private villa or al fresco as the mood takes you. As well as an unmatchable location on the south coast, just a short hop from Ukundu airstrip, where untouched beaches fan out from the villas. Dining is completely personalised, mostly on a Mediterranean theme, with all meals and drinks included in the stay, served in your private villa or al fresco as the mood takes you.
For getting out and active a driver on demand can take you to go snorkelling, diving, deep sea fishing, kit surfing or even sky diving. There golf nearby, or visit a neaby village and carefully selected community project. Or many guests just relax in their villa for the duration of their stay.
The Cliff Villa offers an unforgettable panorama above a coral cliff. Bright and open, it’s the epitome of barefoot luxury, with a large veranda and pool stretching towards the beach. There are four spacious bedrooms accommodating from 2 to 9 guests. It’s all exposed beams and whitewashed walls encapsulating a certain seafaring and adventurers tradition, an Indian Ocean bolthole, the centrepiece being the wonderful turret suite.
The Garden Villa features four suites and up to eight guests, naturally all with en-suite facilities which are richly appointed. Each suite, which are all the same size, are individually decorated. It’s an ideal villa for a group of friends or extended family. As the name suggests, the Garden Villa is set around a lush landscaped veranda which leads down to the wide expanse of Diani beach. With large wooden beams, a makuti roof and okra floor, the architecture invites the natural colours of the coast, and the attention to detail in the décor is a distinctive feature.
The Beach Villa is located just a few steps from the talcum sands of Diani Beach. The private swimming pool sits in front of the veranda, merging into the ocean and horizon. Constructed from hard woods and open to the environment, guests feel those cooling sea breezes and smell those tropical fragrances. There four rooms, with three double and a twin idea for up to four adults and four teenagers or children and plenty of space. Alternatively the villa is a wonderful private space for a couple.
'Luxury boutique among the palm trees'
Nestled between the Shimba Hills National Reserve and the Indian Ocean, Almanara is one of the most beautiful boutiques Kenya has to offer. From relaxing on the white sand beaches to partaking in wind and kite surfing, there is always something to do. Villas are perfect for families or couples, and dining takes place at the architecturally stunning Sails restaurant, which blends local ingredients, into a international cuisine.
‘Luxury Lodge with Exceptional Views’
On the edge of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, poised 300 metres above the Masai Mara plains, Angama Mara showcases some truly magnificent views. The property is made up of two separate camps, with fifteen tents in each, as well as guest areas such as a fitness centre, libraries, a safari shop and an infinity pool. As part of your package you will enjoy daily game drives and guided walks into the bush, while hot air ballooning can also be arranged.
‘Classic Safari Camp’
Elephant Bedroom Camp is a classic safari camp situated along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, in Samburu National Reserve. With 14 Luxury Tents, each offers a private deck and plunge pool, with views over the riverbed and mountains, including the white-capped Mount Kenya.
The classic safari camp is easily accessible all year round. Multiple nearby airstrips mean that guests can enjoy a short transfer of no longer than an hour, with a game drive en route. The property is also an easy trip by road from Nairobi.
‘With breathtaking views as far as the eye can see’
Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp is situated on the beautiful Loisaba Conservancy in Laikipia. Perched on the edge of an escarpment, the camp is designed to capitalize on unhindered views across Laikipia's mottled landscape all the way to Mt Kenya. All accommodations and main areas enjoy a breathtaking vantage point over an expansive panorama.
African-themed sophistication and style is the flavour of Loisaba Tented Camp. Spacious and airy tents are custom-built with large top-to-bottom doors and windows, high ceilings and polished wood floors.
A large open dining area, lounge and bar, a large decking area for outside dining, and one of Africa's most picturesque infinity pools are all included at the main lodge.
The Loisaba Conservancy is home to elephant, a healthy population of lion, the rare wild dog and an abundance of other species. Activities offered include both day and night game drives, horse-riding, camel-trekking, guided bush walks, fishing, mountain biking, cultural visits to Samburu villages and visits to the anti-poaching sniffer dogs.
‘Situated on a secluded and picturesque site’
Sand River Masai Mara Camp is located on the banks of the river close to the Serengeti border in the heart of the Masai Mara. The style is the golden age of safari travel, with 16 large permanent tents complete with 1920s elegance and a bit of Hollywood style glamour in the bush. The camp is perfectly located on the annual migration route and for unforgettable wildlife encounters on game drives and close to camp by the river.
‘Kingdom of the giraffe’
The Giraffe Manor is a firm favourite for those visiting Nairobi, offering the chance to feed and photograph these beautiful creatures over the breakfast table or even at the front door. These tame animals form part of the fabric of the hotel gracing the lawns and a trip here is a great way to get up close and personal with them. The manor is an elegant place to stay with fine home cooking and tastefully presented bedrooms. Rates at the hotel include all meals (on full board basis, breakfast and evening meal included on half board) and wine with lunch and dinner as well as entrance to the giraffe centre and a sightseeing vehicle during your stay.
‘Immersed in the Masai Mara’
On the banks of the Masai Mara, Governor’s Camp sits in a location so coveted that it was once reserved exclusively for Kenya’s colonial governors. The river’s waters are filled with birdlife, hippo and crocodile, while the surrounding plains are home to all members of the ‘big five’. The camp is home to a total of 37 tents, each of which feature en-suite bathrooms and private verandahs.
‘Boutique Hotel with Enviable Reputation, Personalised Butler Service’
Hemingways Nairobi is synonymous with colonial style, elegant comfort and the best in personalized butler service. You will be treated so individually in this chic, 45-room boutique hotel that you will feel like a regular returning guest from the moment you arrive. A swift 40-minute drive from Nairobi's international airport, will deliver you to the door of this airy and sophisticated building which reinvents itself with mood lighting as the day turns into night. Your room will be a minimum of 80sqm with a balcony and beautiful furnishings – your view will be of lush gardens and the iconic Ngong Hills. With national parks, attractions and museums all within easy reach this is not only a delightful but a convenient place to stay.