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Stylish Luxury Eco Lodge Stays in Kenya

Following unprecedented demand for eco-conscious travel, Wayfairer Travel has launched a brand new eco category, ‘Eco by Wayfairer,’ to help customers identify the most environmentally friendly options for luxury travel, with its debut in Kenya.

Kinondo Kwetu, Diani Beach

Kinondo Kwetu, situated on the peaceful Galu Beach in the south, provides a serene getaway, perfect for family holidays or secluded retreats. The resort’s Swahili-inspired architecture and private atmosphere offer a personal haven of tranquility. Guests can relax on the pristine beach or lounge by one of the dual swimming pools, embracing the serene setting. For those who enjoy activity, options include tennis, working out at the gym, kayaking, and snorkeling. More adventurous activities like scuba diving, horseback riding, and skydiving are also available nearby.

The resort offers a variety of accommodations, from charming cottages with ocean views ideal for couples, to larger villas designed for family stays. Guests looking for exclusivity can opt for private booking options. The Mama Taa Villa, the property’s largest villa, features six double rooms, with four connecting to twin rooms, creating ample space for families. Onsite, a small stable provides opportunities for horseback riding along the shore or through the local woodlands, enhancing the diverse activities offered. Kinondo Kwetu is committed to serving fresh, locally-sourced, and organic food when possible. Guests can savor meals in various scenic spots throughout the resort, offered through set lunch and dinner menus. Combining leisure with adventure, Kinondo Kwetu is an exemplary choice for a memorable addition to any Kenya tour or as a delightful standalone beach retreat.

Emboo River Camp, Masai Mara

Situated along the riverbanks of the Masai Mara, Emboo River Lodge invites guests to live up to its name, “pride of lion,” while assuming the mantle of environmental stewards of the region. Emboo is more than merely a place to stay; it offers a blend of eco-friendly luxury and serene relaxation. Guests can enjoy spectacular views, whether it’s wildlife wandering the riverbanks or the starlit sky from private terraces.

The lodge’s architecture is deeply connected with the surrounding environment, celebrating the rich traditions of the Masai culture. The River Suite, with its expansive open terrace, provides an exceptional vantage point. Emboo is perfect for both relaxation seekers and creative minds, offering a secluded studio for artistic pursuits. Emphasizing sustainability, stunning vistas, and innovative features, Emboo River Lodge delivers an immersive experience, allowing guests to feel a part of the vibrant life force of the Masai Mara.

Rekero Camp, Masai Mara

The Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is renowned for its premier safaris and hosts an array of lodges, with Rekero Camp emerging as a standout for its commitment to eco-friendly practices by the Talek River. Situated right on the river’s edge, Rekero provides a sumptuous riverside retreat, placing visitors at the pulsating core of Kenya during their Masai Mara safari.

Rekero goes beyond the typical safari experience by capturing the essence of the region and situating you at a crucial river crossing used by migrating wildlife. Its safari activities, including game drives, bush walks, and hot-air balloon tours, offer diverse ways to explore the landscape. Guests can delve into the local efforts for big-cat conservation, enjoy birdwatching excursions that reveal the reserve’s beauty, or watch hippos and crocodiles lounging on the riverbanks.

As the day winds down, guests relax in rustic yet luxurious safari tents that build a sense of community among travelers. Rekero Camp integrates local culture into every aspect of the stay, connecting guests with the spirit of East Africa. Maasai guides provide genuine insights into their culture and homeland, while meals reflect the local flavors, making every dining experience a taste of the Masai Mara.