The 6 Best Luxury Safari Lodges and Camps in Kenya

With many tourist destinations around the world, Kenya is one of the countries in the African continent with various aesthetically pleasing tourist attractions. The country has a variety of tropical beaches, plentiful wildlife creatures and strikingly beautiful views. Being home to safari’s origin, Kenya is blessed with a wonderful variety of game reserves, wildlife, spectacular scenery and lodge options. This list features a selection of my favorite accommodations in diverse locations and with a variety of styles.

Luxury Tented Camps

Loisaba Tented Camp

A pool with a direct, unobstructed view of the Laikipia plains below it is the go-to camp for couples and families. Loisaba’s pool, constructed on the extreme edge, is undoubtedly one of the most prominent features. The meals cooked and served to guests are prepared using fresh vegetables and fruits from the nearby fields and gardens.  Equipped with high-technology lighting and showering systems, any guest that spends time here is bound to have a comfortable and delightful stay.

Bateleur Camp

Bateleur is known to attract guests from all over the world and is suitable for honeymooners, couples and newly-weds. The intimate camp is set in an aesthetically pleasing private area on the edge of Masai Mara National Reserve. The camp also offers butler services and guides for bush walks, hot-air balloon rides as well as game drives during the night hours.

Luxury Safari Lodges

Tortilis Camp

This exquisite lodge is named after the flourishing acacia tortilis trees and is located in the Amboseli area. The luxury lodge offers great services and experiences, including swimming pools and some of the most beautiful, clear views of the Mountain Kilimanjaro in Amboseli. In addition to all the luxury, the camp also plays its part in sustaining and conserving the environment and being eco-friendly.

Loldia House

Loldia house, suitable for both families and couples, is located on an old farm in the country; Loldia, and has some of the most beautifully designed and decorated rooms. The house is only a few yards away from the dormant Mount Longonot volcano and soothing, scenic views of Lake Nakuru. Visitors are also engaged in a range of diversified safari and traditional, cultural activities at the Loldia luxury lodge. A perfect escape for those looking for an intimate and cozy accommodation.

Saruni Samburu

Located on top of a rocky hill, the luxurious lodge offers breath-taking views of Kenya’s Northern Frontier District. Game drives are exceptional for visitors who can go out and about in the morning and evening to search for and admire Samburu’s Special Five; Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s Zebra, Somali Ostrich, reticulated Giraffe and Gerenuk.

Eco-Friendly Tented Camp

Porini Amboseli Camp

This camp is an award-winner and is set in the exclusive wildlife Selenkay conservancy which is a significant wilderness area for wildlife dispersal. Hence, the camps are furnished and structured carefully using eco-friendly methods. It accommodates no more than 12 guests at one time and a limit has also been set for the quantity of tourist vehicles allowed in the area to make sure that the visitors’ view of the wildlife isn’t interrupted by automobiles. A broad variety of animals including lions, leopards and cheetahs are present for the spectacular wildlife viewing.

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