In the centre of Lake Nakuru National Park lies Lake Nakuru with its large population of Lesser and Greater Flamingos. Situated in the southeast ecological niche of the Lake Nakuru National Park is the Lake Nakuru Lodge with views across the lake. The Acacia and Euphorbia Forests are havens for animals during the heat of the day, making an excellent game-viewing destination, whilst the “Hippo Pool” is a favourite spot for picnics.
Accommodation at Lake Nakuru Lodge holds up to 120 people, either in family rooms, cottages, or suites, and the lodge provides excellent hospitality and friendly service.
Activities include horseback safari excursions, game drives, bird-watching and plant identification. After a day's game watching, you can chill out at the two bars that overlook the lake or refresh yourself in the pool. There is excellent cuisine and you will love the bush barbeque followed by sundowners. In the evening you will enjoy entertainment followed by a good night's rest.
Situated in the heart of the Rift Valley, Lake Nakuru is one of Kenya's most famous soda lakes. A major feature of this park is the birdlife, particularly the thousands of flamingos. A rhino sanctuary also provides the opportunity to see the greatly endangered black rhino.
Sarova Lion Hill overlooks the lake, offering a unique vantage point. Each of the 64 superbly appointed chalets has a separate lounge and secluded verandah with views over the lake and the distant hills. They offer a private toilet and shower, mosquito nets and electricity.
The lodge restaurant and bar open onto a large viewing deck with panoramic views. The lodge also has a swimming pool, sauna, laundry service, curio and gift shop, conference facilities and a medical clinic. Game drives in four wheel drive vehicles are offered and each night, guests are treated to a performance of traditional dance.
Flamingo Hill Camp is situated within the famous Lake Nakuru National Park, which lies within the Great Rift Valley of Kenya. Approximately 30 minutes by air or 2 hours by road from Nairobi.
Nestled between the “honeymoon hills”, and set in beautifully landscaped grounds with natural foliage and a variety of indigenous African plants and flowers, Flamingo Hill Camp provides superb, tented accommodation.
Flamingo Hill Camp is an eco-friendly establishment. Part of the money earned from the camp is used for environmental restoration and endangered species.
Cosy, warm and inviting with a personal touch, Flamingo Hill Camp offers the traveller a home away from home!
Elsamere is a haven for lovers of nature, set in Acacia forest on the banks of Lake Naivasha in Kenya's Rift Valley. It is the former home of the late Joy Adamson who became world famous for her pioneering conservation work and relationship with the lioness Elsa as told in the book and movie, Born Free. The centre provides accommodation for 15-18 people in cottages set in the gardens around the main house. Each cottage has a veranda and faces the lake. The rooms are bright and attractive and all have en-suite bathrooms. By staying at Elsamere you have the unique opportunity to experience life in one of Kenya's most historic homes.
Loldia House nestles under acacia trees on one of the country's oldest farms. It was built in the second World War and has breathtaking views of the dormant volcano, Mount Longonot, and the tranquil Lake Naivasha. Accommodation comprises of 4 en suite double rooms within the main house, and a further 3 rooms within the separate cottage equipped with its own lounge, fireplace and panoramic views. Mouth-watering meals are served under the trees or in the original dining room, with fish and shrimp, from the lake, being the speciality.
Loldia is ideally situated for visits to the flamingo lakes of Elementaita, Bagoria and Nakuru, where there is also a rhino sanctuary. By foot or on horseback guests can explore the farm where cattle graze amongst flocks of ostriches and herds of wild antelope like waterbuck and impala. At night visitors can hear the hippo’s grazing quietly by the waterside. There's also fishing and bird watching on Lake Naivasha and visits to the nearby Hell's Gate National Park with its spectacular canyons, hot springs and wildlife.
Tucked away in the spectacular vastness of The Great Rift Valley on a private 6400 acre Congreve Conservancy, Mbweha Camp is nestled up against the southern border of Lake Nakuru National Park with beautiful views of the Eburu and Mau Ranges.
Ten cottages built of lava stone and thatched makuti roof add glamour and style to its contemporary African ambience with clever use of indigenous artefacts, fabric and modern cooking pots. Every cottage, styled individually, is surrounded by Candelabra Euphorbia, yellow barked Acacia and other indigenous trees that provide a relaxed atmosphere as you listen to the African night sounds of a lion roar or the laughter of the hyena in the distance. Bush walks, night game drives, sun-downer or bush breakfast and hot air ballooning over the spectacular Great Rift Valley and the lakes below are additional activities that you can enjoy and enhance your stay in truly remarkable and authentic African setting.
Perched on the side of the Eburru Escarpment, overlooking the sparkling waters of Lake Naivasha and the sweeping floor of the world's largest valley, the Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort enjoys one of the most spectacular views in all of Africa.
As well as Kenya's newest and most stunning championship golf course, Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort offers exciting walking and horse-riding safaris in the Eburru forests, and mesmerising trips 'back in time' along a string of volcanic lakes with the world's most diverse and concentrated birdlife. Fishing on Lake Naivasha, game walks and trips to national parks are some of the activities that make the Rift Valley Lodge a venue that will keep you busy.
Perched on the very edge of the Nguruman Escarpment with expansive views across the Rift Valley, Shampole seems to meld with and incorporate its natural surroundings in a uniquely stylish way. Shompole’s six rooms are specially designed luxury bomas that are left completely open on the one side to allow you to absorb your African surroundings and take in your magnificent view from your bed.
Each room’s contemporary style reflects your African surroundings by matching the earthy tones and textures, and by making use of the natural products of the area. In keeping with the décor of the lodge, free flowing water runs through all the rooms, collecting in private pools.
To experience the bush and its many secrets, take an early morning walk through the area, with a knowledgeable Masai to point out the tiny but amazing details you would certainly have missed by yourself. It is the friendly, attentive, well informed Masai guides and staff that add to the general enjoyment of your stay. And as part of an initiative to uplift the local community, they will enthusiastically explain their customs and traditions to you, as well as guide you on a shopping spree around the local village market.
Consisting of only two spacious, luxury suites, this little lodge is the perfect destination for those determined to experience Africa without having to deal with the constant presence of others. The individual suites are positioned around a communal mess area with a cool and welcoming horizon pool, with a view that extends over the Natron Lake towards the distant mountains of Northern Tanzania. Lake Natron, known as the "Lake of Fire" to the local Masai, is one of the few breeding grounds for the flamingo and glows red with the algae that the birds feed on.
Each suite also has its own lounge area and pool, all designed in light stylish colours and incorporating local products such as white quartz, polished fig tree wood and water. Each detail adding to the contemporary, African elegance of Little Shompole.
Staying at Little Shompole, you will be assisted by your attentive team of Masai staff, including a knowledgeable guide and butler service. Ask your guide to take you on an early morning walk through the bush, to explain the many extraordinary secrets Africa displays. Large game, including giraffe, lion and elephant are best viewed from the modified 4x4’s. In fact it is the night drives which often prove to be the most popular, as the rarer, nocturnal animals emerge and feeding lions are often spotted.
Sundowners enjoyed in the bush or a romantic dinner under the stars is the perfect way to end your African day.
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