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5 top hotels to book when touring Lake Naivasha

5 top hotels to book when touring Lake Naivasha
Written by See Africa Today

After long day activities, Enashipai Resort and Spa offers a first class massage and care in their spa, sauna sessions and wellness centre.

Lake Naivasha is one of the fascinating areas you must visit before 2019 ends. However, with travelling comes the need to have a fancy place for family time and lay your head after multiples activities.

Sawela Lodges

Aerial view of Sawela Lodges [Photo/Sawela Lodges]

This facility is located at the shores of Lake Naivasha with a view of the lake at the comfort of your room. The lodge has a restaurant which serves all the African food and a cool bar to enjoy your drinks.

With the digital world, the rooms are air-conditioned equipped with flat-screen satellite TV and high-speed wifi connectivity. Sawela lodges have a fitness centre, hiking and cycling activities to the neighbouring Mt Longonot and Hell’s Gate National park.

For your leisure activities, the facility has got you covered as they have several indoor and outdoor games; darts, swimming, movie nights and golf. The love birds have not been left out as they have a bridal suite and themed dinner nights to enjoy more romantic times.

Sawela Lodges is outstanding as they are disability-friendly offering special care and services to ensure they are not left out in having fun.

Enashipai Resort and Spa

One of the lodges in Enashipai Resort & Spa [Photo courtesy]

The five-star resort offers eloquent views of Lake Naivasha. With its elegant rooms fitted with Wifi connectivity, satellite TV, coffee making facilities and bathtubs the facility provides a cool setup to enjoy a home away from home not forgetting a variety of culinary ks at the classy nightclub.

After long day activities, Enashipai Resort and Spa offers a first class massage and care in their spa, sauna sessions and wellness centre. Activities in the area include hiking, mountain climbing and bird watching. Enashipai resort is proximity to local attractions sites in Naivasha which include Hell’s Gate National Park and Mt Longonot.

The resort is 106 km away from Jomo Kenyatta Airport but easily accessed as they provide airport shuttles for your convenience.

Naivasha Kongoni Lodge

Naivasha Kongoni Lodge’s swimming pool which gives a view of Lake Naivasha [Photo/Naivasha Kongoni Lodge]

The four-star hotel is located near the shores of Lake Naivasha. It is a blend of the African heritage with the warmth of a home away from home feel. The spacious African rooms with a mix of rich colours give an ideal temperature to have a relaxing night.

Kongoni Lodge offers several amenities for your comfort including free wifi connectivity, satellite TV, telephone, luxurious bathtubs, hypoallergenic king size beds and the freedom to have your pet with you in your room. To ensure you enjoy your private moments the soundproofing feature fitted in the rooms.

Activities offered at the luxurious lodge include hiking, outdoor pool, swimming pools, cycling to keep fit and a special kids pool.

Elsamere Conservation Centre

A table set up at Elsamere Conservation Centre [Photo/Elsamere Conservation Centre]

The Four-star lodge sits on the shores of Lake Naivasha giving a view of the lake and the grazing hippos during the night. The facility has only 10 rooms fitted with all the essentials for a private and comfortable stay.

Elsamere offers a wide range of services including a wake-up service, dry cleaning and a gift shop. The major activities to engage in while enjoying your stay include visiting Hell’s Gate National park which is 17 minutes drive away and Mt Longonot which is 55 minutes away. During the night, wild animals graze beside the rooms which give a close up moment.

Elsamere Conservation Centre is home to the birds of prey centre, which gives special treatment and care to injured birds in the ecosystem.

Lake Naivasha Crescent camp

A view of Lake Naivasha Crescent camp [Photo/Lake Naivasha Crescent camp]

This is the place to be if you love camping with the best view of the lake. The Crescent camp is 3.7 km from the Crescent Island Game Sanctuary various animals such as wildebeests, impalas, giraffes accessible on boat rides. The camp offers a wide variety of activities and entertainment including hiking, secured private swimming pool, bike riding and team building activities.

With the well set tented camps, the facility offers bonfires to keep you warm in the chilly night as you enjoy your outdoor drinks and African meals. Crescent Camp is favourable for pet lovers. In addition, the tents are en-suite with natural hardwood finishing.
The camp is next to the locals’ fish market for fresh seafood.

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See Africa Today

Pharis Kinyua is the editor of See Africa Today. With over seven years of experience in digital media, he has a soft spot for African tours and travel. His drive is to tell the rest of the world what Africa offers, the best accommodation facilities, national parks, culture, shopping malls and best airline deals to travel to Africa

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