Luxury Hotels & Safari Lodges in Kenya

It would be no exaggeration to say that some of the finest luxury hotels and safari lodges in Africa are in Kenya. From lodges with facilities that wouldn't look out of place in a slick city hotel to those that are more authentic and low key, we know the best of the bunch. In addition we work with the best mobile tented safari set-ups for those looking to get up close to the action on walking and riding safaris. On the coast, we have a selection of luxurious beachfront hotels, and also villas that are perfect for families or groups of friends:

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Angama Mara

Africa > Kenya

The Swahili word for ‘suspended in mid-air’ – Angama – lends itself as the moniker for one of Kenya’s newest, and most luxurious lodges. Situated on the north-west tip of the Mara Triangle, the stunning Angama Mara perches wistfully on the rim of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, offering impressive... Read more

Mara Expedition Camp

Africa > Kenya

Located on the banks of the Ntiakitiak River the Mara Expedition Camp lies quietly under a grove of ebony trees inside the breath-taking Masai Mara Game Reserve. Read more

The Ocean Spa Lodge

Africa > Kenya

The Ocean Spa Lodge (formerly Saruni Ocean) occupies an undiscovered location making it the perfect stop off pre or post safari. Read more

Saruni Samburu

Africa > Kenya

Saruni Samburu is a deluxe lodge, set amongst the Kalama Community Conservancy, and happens to be the only lodge in the 200,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness. Read more

Enasoit

Africa > Kenya

Enasoit is a private hire lodge situated on the Laikipia Plateau at the foot of Mount Kenya and is a haven for superb game viewings. Read more

Cottar's 1920's Camp

Africa > Kenya

Cottar’s 1920’s Camp is the oldest established family run safari camp in Africa spanning over five generations. Situated amidst 6,000 acres of private reserve and located less than a mile from the Masai Mara, the camp offers bespoke safari experiences. Read more

Loisaba Star Beds

Africa > Kenya

Traditional rustic charm and warm African hospitality welcome guests to Loisaba Star Beds. In the heart of the Loisaba Conservancy this is a very intimate lodge with very big views. Read more

Loisaba Tented Camp

Africa > Kenya

With a fantastic location, perched on the edge of an escarpment overlooking the Laikipa region, is Loisaba Tented Camp. One of the lodges in the very successful Loisaba Conservancy – which is actually larger than many of Kenya’s National Parks – Loisaba Tented Camp offers fantastic opportunity to... Read more

Finch Hattons Luxury Camp

Africa > Kenya

Finch Hattons Luxury Camp in the Tsavo West National Park is a historic and elegant safari camp with a long legacy of conservation. Named after the legendary British aristocrat and renowned photographer who first fell in love with Kenya in 1911, the camp remains true to Hatton’s values of... Read more

Kichwa Tembo

Africa > Kenya

Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp is situated on the spur of the Oloololo escarpment of the Great Rift Valley, with spectacular views across the open plains of the Maasai Mara. Read more

Governors Camp

Africa > Kenya

Governors Camp nestles into the forest along the winding banks of the Mara River - its waters teeming with bird life, hippo and crocodile - in the heart of Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve. In fact the setting is so magical that a century ago it was reserved exclusively for the enjoyment of... Read more

Ol Donyo Lodge

Africa > Kenya

Ol Donyo Lodge is located in 275,000 acres of private wilderness sitting beneath the slopes of the Chyulu National Park in the Amboseli region of southern Kenya. Read more

Ride Kenya Mobile Camp

Africa > Kenya

The whole Chyulu Hills area is a vital corridor for animals, including some of the best lion habitats left in Africa. Read more

Manda Bay

Africa > Kenya

Manda Bay is located on a long stretch of sandy, protected beach on the north-western tip of Manda Island, in the Lamu archipelago. Read more

Alfajiri Villas

Africa > Kenya

The three luxurious Alfajiri Villas are located on the coast of the Kenyan mainland, about an hour’s drive from Mombasa. Read more

Almanara Villas

Africa > Kenya

Set amidst the tropical gardens and leaning palms of Diani’s Galu Beach lies a collection of six private villas. Read more

Hemingways Watamu

Africa > Kenya

For over 20 years Hemingways has been one of the best known hotels on the Kenyan Coast, and after change of management and subtle refurbishment, we are delighted to say it’s back on form and pretty good value, too. Read more

Kinondo Kwetu

Africa > Kenya

Home to Ida and Filip Andersson, a Swedish family related to the famed Baron Blixen, staying at Kinondo Kwetu is possibly the most personal experience on the Kenyan coast. Read more

Kizingoni Beach Houses

Africa > Kenya

Situated on the southern most tip of Lamu Island at the end of the famous Shela beach, Kizingoni is made up of 6 individual luxury beachfront villas. Read more

Peponi Hotel

Africa > Kenya

Peponi is a small hotel situated in the village of Shela on the island of Lamu, part of the archipelago of the same name just off the coast of Kenya. Read more

Waterlovers Beach Resort

Africa > Kenya

WaterLover’s is rustic luxury at its best. Found on the white sands of Diani Beach this intimate hotel is excellent value and has something for everyone. Read more

Offbeat Mara Camp

Africa > Kenya

A seasonal camp located on the Olare Orok river on Koyiaki Group Ranch. This small and exclusive tented camp offers a truly private, traditional safari experience with access to the famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. Read more

Elephant Pepper Camp

Africa > Kenya

Situated right on the Northern Edge of the Masai Mara reserve, this eight-tented bush camp is situated in one of the prime wildlife areas. Read more

Kicheche Mara Camp

Africa > Kenya

The Kicheche Mara Camp is a bush camp located on the Aitong Plains in the northern region of Kenya’s famous Masai Mara Reserve. Read more

Naboisho Asilia

Africa > Kenya

Naboisho Asilia is one of Kenya’s newest additions and allows you to explore a whole new part of the Mara. Its involvement with the local Maasai community also gets our thumbs up. Read more

Ol Seki Mara Camp

Africa > Kenya

Set on a rocky promontory overlooking the Il Supukiai River, Ol Seki sits amongst cordia and acacia trees, attracting an abundance of wildlife and birds, many of which can be seen from the tents. Read more

Rekero Camp Masai Mara

Africa > Kenya

Rekero is a small tented camp located inside the Masai Mara Game Reserve, offering old-time hospitality and an insight into the Masai Mara's wildlife, cultures, flora and fauna. Read more

Richard's Camp

Africa > Kenya

Richard’s Camp is a small and exclusive tented camp situated in a conservation area to the north-west of the Masai Mara Reserve. Read more

Serian Camp

Africa > Kenya

Serian is a wonderfully homely luxury tented camp in Kenya, in a very tranquil setting up high on a river bank overlooking the Mara River in the Mara North Conservancy, with far reaching views of the Oloololo escarpment that marks the western boundary of the Masai Mara ecosystem. Read more

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