Kenya is easily the most popular tourist destination in East Africa offering spectacular beaches, abundant wildlife, historical attractions and, above all, a great cultural heritage.
Due to the country’s flourishing tourism business, both local and foreign investors have established international standard hotels, lodges and camp-sites to meet the accommodation needs of the visitors.
Kenya luxury accommodation boasts some of the regions finest hotels, lodges and camps. These include the Nairobi Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi Serena, The Stanley, The Norfork Hotel, Hilton Hotel, Lion in the Sun, Club Sun N Sand, White sands Hotel, Turtle Bay Beach Club, Mara Serena Lodge, Mara Safari Club among many others.
Located in the heart of the Nairobi Central Business District, about 20km from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), the Intercontinental Hotel has hosted many international celebrities and government officials including the US Vice President Joe Biden.
The Nairobi Serena Hotel (a member of the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’), The Norfork Hotel, Nairobi Safari Club, Hilton Hotel Nairobi, The Stanley Hotel, Laico Regency Hotel and Fairview Hotel are all located at prime locations within the city. This makes them ideal for business and leisure travelers seeking to stay within the city centre.
For travelers seeking for Kenya luxury accommodation away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, Ole Sereni (located a stone throw away from the JKIA), Panari (Mombasa Road) and Holiday Inn Mayfair Hotel (Westlands), Safari Park(Thika Road) and Giraffe Manor are excellent choices.
Lion in the Sun, the Whitesands Hotel, Club Sun N Sand, Serena Beach Hotel, Diani Reef Hotel and Nyali Beach Hotel, are some of the finest accommodation facilities in the coastal regional. Located in Malindi, the Lion in the Sun beach hotel, which is owned by Italian billionaire Flavio Briatore, is easily the most luxurious accommodation facility in Kenya.
Lion in the Sun has over the years hosted many international celebrities including supermodel Naomi Campbell, U2 singer Bono and superb racer Fernando Alonso among several others.
Accommodation facilities in the coastal region are an excellent choice for leisure travelers seeking to sample Kenya’s pristine beaches, marine national parks and historical sites such as the Fort Jesus.
For travelers embarking on Kenya Luxury Camp Safaris, the country has an amazingly long list of five-star camping facilities to choose from. These camps are mainly found within or close to Kenya’s top rated national parks and game reserves such as the Masai Mara and Amboseli.
Some of these include Kichwa Tembo Camp, Mara Bushtops Safari Camp, and Kicheche Mara Camp – all of which are located within or just outside the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Others are Ol Donyo Wuas at the base of Chyulu Hills, Tortilis Camp in Amboseli among many others.