Set between Nairobi National Park and the foot of the Ngong Hills, Hemingways Nairobi is an exclusive boutique hotel far from the bustle of central Nairobi. An all-suite property providing full butler service, gourmet restaurant, a brasserie and a bar, it is perfectly placed for trips to Nairobi National Park and the capital.
Hemingways Nairobi has a sophisticated and tranquil ambiance. Each of the 45 suites is a generous size, all with walk-in dressing rooms and a terrace with magnificent views of the Ngong Hills.
Adventures offered: spending time at the David Sheldrick’s elephant orphanage, visiting the Giraffe Centre, wandering around the Karen Blixen Museum or enjoying a round of golf at Karen Club. Shopping excursions can be arranged.
Amboseli is best known for its unrivalled views of Kilimanjaro and its elephants, with over 1500 elephants in the parks eco-system, and featuring some of the largest in Africa.
Elewana Tortilis Camp is named after the flat-topped, umbrella thorn tree Acacia Tortilis, a sight synonymous with East Africa. It is situated in one of Amboseli’s areas of Acacia Tortilis woodland, with the majestic backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, the snow-capped Kilimanjaro.
Accommodations are designed with comfort in mind, with king or twin beds and elegant en suite bathrooms.
Exclusive accommodations are available in the luxurious Private House and Family Tent, set separately to the main camp, each enjoying access to a shared private pool and stunning views to Kilimanjaro.
Elewana Tortilis Camp has a main lounge, bar and dining area, all exquisitely built with natural materials and thatched roofs, and enjoying magnificent views of Kilimanjaro.
Adventures offered from camp: Game drives, walks, sundowners and bush meals are enjoyed both inside the park, and within a private 30,000-acre game where Tortilis Camp is located. Cultural visits and spa treatments are also an option for you to enjoy.
Named after the lioness made famous by George and Joy Adamson’s biographical book and film “Born Free”, Elewana Elsa’s Kopje remains one of the most elegant lodges in Africa, in one of the most spectacular settings.
Almost invisible to the eye as you approach its home on Mughwango Hill, Elsa’s Kopje blends into the rocky crags of the “kopje” (small hill), above the site of George Adamson’s campsite. Every cottage is the ultimate ‘room-with-a-view’, uniquely designed and crafted, incorporating the natural features of the rocky hillside. A wild and semi-arid landscape, dotted with doum palms and traversed by weaving green lines of the 13 life-giving rivers, Meru National Park offers wonderful game watching opportunities, and is one of the best locations to view rhino in their natural habitat.
Adventures offered from camp: game drives, guided bush walks, community visits, swimming, spa, line fishing and bush breakfasts.
Nestling under the acacia and wild fig trees on the green western shores of Lake Naivasha, Loldia House was constructed by Italian prisoners of war from stone quarried on the farm. Built around a courtyard, its main archway frames a stunning view of the dormant volcano Mount Longonot.
Today’s guests can savour the taste of this early lifestyle in Loldia’s uniquely peaceful setting. The farm is ideally situated to visit the flamingo lakes of Nakuru, Elementaita and Bogoria, one of the great spectacles of Africa. Lake Nakuru also offers excellent viewing of the Black Rhino and the more elusive White Rhino amongst an abundance of other bird and wildlife and is one of the best places in Kenya to see leopard. Lake Bogoria is one of the few places where the rare and beautiful Greater Kudu can be seen. Boat trips are also arranged on Lake Naivasha for fishing and bird watching, and visits can be made to Hell’s Gate with its spectacular canyon, hot springs and abundant wildlife. Activities can be tailor-made to suit each guest.
Adventures offered from camp: a day trip to Lake Nakuru National Park (additional cost), game and bird viewing by boat, game drives, walk and picnic on crescent island (additional cost), visit the soysambu conservancy (additional cost), guided walks around crater lake (additional cost), cultural excursions, horse-riding, a spa and many more.
Elephant Pepper Camp
Located in the Mara North Conservancy, the heart of the Masai Mara ecosystem, Elewana Elephant Pepper Camp is the perfect luxurious base from which to explore the wonders of the Mara.
The vast, fertile plains of the Maasai Mara boasts a plethora of wildlife; with over 450 bird species and both resident and transient populations of lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, giraffe, to name a few, the plains are dense with game. Elewana Elephant Pepper Camp is perfect for those wanting to observe the spectacle of the migration, classified among the “Seven Wonders of the World”, when, from July to November, over 1.3 million wildebeest and zebra cross from the Serengeti in search of greener pastures.
The camp’s remote location allows the stars to shine bright at night, undimmed by harsh lighting; guests enjoy the unique experience of listening to the sounds of lion, leopard and hyena foraging and hunting, whilst being cosseted with traditional and modern comforts such as a campfire and cosy duvets.
Adventures offered from camp: game drives and guided walks.