Experience a unique cultural safari on a luxury holiday in Kenya where its people and wildlife leave a lasting impression.

The original safari destination, Kenya is famous for the Great Migration, spotting the Big Five in stunning landscapes and for unforgettable wildlife encounters. This is the place to visit when you’re looking to connect with nature and enjoy a wild sense of freedom that transforms your soul. 

Lying on the east coast of Africa, Kenya offers a flawless bush and beach luxury holiday with white Indian Ocean beaches and epic wilderness from the savannah to the rugged beauty of the north. 

Imagine waking up to the view of elephants nonchalantly drinking from your pool or savouring breakfast in the bush in complete privacy, nothing but vast grasslands and the vibrant sounds of Africa surround you.

You’ll then get up-close with big cats, casually see rhinos cross your path and spot herds of zebras, elephants and hippos in their natural environment. We’ve curated our luxury wildlife safaris in Kenya to reveal the best of Samburu, Lewa, Laikipia and Mara to name a few, as well as immerse you in the rich culture of the communities that have been living alongside wildlife for centuries.  

Switch up your safari for airborne adventures with a thrilling heli-tour over Mount Kenya, Kenya’s highest peak and double the fun whilst there with fly fishing in a hidden crater lake in its valleys. Explore the coast to find some of the continent’s finest beaches; the island of Lamu offers up serene seclusion and the chance to experience authentic Swahili culture; the peaceful village of Watamu is a haven of pristine beaches and stunning coral reefs and at Diani beach you can roam sacred forests and laze on exquisite white-sand shores.  

Step out of your daily routine and delve into the soul-stirring wilderness and culture on a once-in-a-lifetime luxury holiday in Kenya. The ultimate adventure and retreat for families and couples alike.  

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Luxury Kenya holidays & honeymoons

Let us inspire you with our luxury Kenya holidays & honeymoons. All our holidays are tailor-made, this means you can completely customise your itinerary to suit your interests and preferences. If you have a specific idea in mind or just want to chat through your options, we’d love to hear from you so please get in touch.

14 days Dec-Mar, Jun-Oct

Safari splendour & beach bliss in Kenya

Embark on a luxury safari, combining Nairobi with Amboseli & Tsavo West, staying in remarkable camps, with captivating wildlife encounters and awe-inspiring landscapes, seamlessly combining with an unforgettable slice of paradise on the Indian Ocean coast at Almanara Luxury Resort.

14 days Dec-Mar, Jun-Oct

A romantic safari in Kenya

For this romantic safari in Kenya, we've handpicked some of Kenya’s most iconic and exclusive safari camps and lodges in Nairobi, Samburu and the Masai Mara and paired these with the equally iconic Alfajiri on the Kenya coast – for an experience that epitomises a luxury ‘bush & beach’ holiday.

10 - 14 days Jan-Mar, Jun-Oct

An adventurous bush to beach escape in Kenya & Zanzibar

Fall under the spell of Tanzania with this twelve-night holiday to Southern Tanzania and the idyllic island of Zanzibar. Whilst the highlights of Northern Tanzania can be spoilt by their popularity with lots of vehicles at peak times, Southern Tanzania remains a secret that those in the know want to keep to themselves.

11 days Dec-Mar, Jun-Oct

Mindful safari chic in Kenya

Combining stylish lodges and camps in wildlife-rich reserves that encourage you to slow down, you'll learn to reconnect and savour each moment of your luxury holiday in Kenya. This ten-night safari is not only the epitome of safari chic, it helps to support community-based tourism to keep the vital balance between African bush and the people that live within it.


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    Unique experiences in Kenya

    See the Samburu Special five

    Your professionally trained Samburu safari guide will take your game viewing to the next level with their in-depth knowledge of the bush. Enjoy spectacular viewings of majestic herds of elephants, learn about the Samburu Special 5, and track the elusive genet cats, porcupines and other nocturnal species.

    Head off the tourist trail to Samburu market

    Embark on an excursion to the remote and authentic, Samburu market which promises an amazing sensory experience. This is where the Samburu People trade everything from cattle to beads

    Fly above the Masai Mara

    Soar to the sky as you take a sunrise hot air balloon safari and glide gently above the endless savannah of the Mara Game Reserve. Lose yourself in the subdued colours of the early morning rising sun, spot wildlife before your descent 

    Kenya hotel recommendations


    Hemingways Ol Seki, Naboisho Conservancy

    Presiding over the Mara savannah from a rocky ridge, Ol Seki is a small tented camp pitched in the private Naboisho Conservancy, a wilderness bordering the Masai Mara. Ol Seki is where your ideal of the African bush comes alive. Candle-lit dinners in the wild, campfire chats with your fellow guests and guides, and lazy afternoons admiring the acacia-speckled wilderness that unfolds before you like a sun-baked carpet.


    Saruni Samburu,  Kalama Conservancy

    Step into the eco-chic glamour of Saruni Samburu on the private Kalama Conservancy neighbouring the famous Samburu Game Reserve. The open fronted villas make the most of the spectacular views of the conservancy and if you can pull yourself away from the view then you’ll be rewarded with a wide range of safari and cultural activities. In the heart of tribal land, Saruni Samburu is a fine example of community-based tourism and the lodge supports the local communities which benefits the wildlife down the line.


    Finch Hattons, Tsavo West

    Introducing an award-winning camp named after the renowned British aristocrat and adventurer Denys Finch Hatton, featured in the film Out of Africa. This remarkable camp offers 17 luxurious tents with opulent furnishings, thatched roofs, and enchanting decks overlooking a lively waterhole. Each tent features indoor/outdoor showers, a copper bathtub, and diverse activities. Enjoy invigorating yoga with stunning Chyulu Hills views, pamper yourself at the all-inclusive spa and gym, relish exquisite cuisine by talented chefs, and unwind in the tranquil boma with a cozy campfire and delightful pre-dinner drinks in a serene atmosphere.


    Sala’s Camp, Maasai Mara

    Very close to the Tanzania border, Sala’s Camp combines the feel of a traditional safari tented camp with modern touches such as a glass front to the tents to connect with the bush. There’s also bathtubs for a well-deserved soak after a hot and dusty day in the Mara and a plunge pool – all these elevate the experience to such an extent that Sala’s is known to be one of the most luxurious camps in the Mara.


    Karen Blixen Camp, Nairobi

    Named after the Danish author of Out of Africa and very much colonial in style, Karen Blixen Camp embodies the 1920s heyday of the classic African safari. Resting on a sandy bank beside the Mara River, you don't even need to leave your canvas tent to spots pods of hippos wallowing in its waters or impalas and giraffes coming close by for a refreshing drink.


    Kinondo Kwetu, Ukunda

    Greetings from your Kenyan 'home from home' – Kinondo Kwetu means 'Our Home at Kinondo', after all. This is castaway elegance at its ultimate, where time moves delightfully slowly. Thanks to its owners, Scandi-cool influences thread the resort but Kinondo Kwetu is an oasis of Swahili chic with its traditional textiles, carved sculptures and whitewashed walls. Most come back raving about the scrumptious home-cooked meals, often featuring fresh local seafood, that are taken al fresco with other guests conducive to a very sociable atmosphere.


    Sasaab, Samburu

    Part of the Safari Collection, Sasaab is perfectly described as a serene oasis in the dry rugged landscape of Samburu. The camp itself is a stunning blend of Moroccan and Swahili style but where Sasaab shines through is the work they do with the local semi-nomadic communities, on the conservancy and the numerous projects they support from the Grevy’s Zebra Trust to the school lunch programme, and the Samburu Project to bring safe water to the local communities.


    Giraffe Manor, Nairobi

    Dating back to the 1930’s, Giraffe Manor is an exquisite manor hotel with a boutique feel. With twelve rooms characterful rooms, a serene wellness centre enjoy the hot tub, sauna, steam room and gym or simply relax in the gardens overlooking the giraffe sanctuary. The most fascinating thing, is its resident herd of Rothschild's giraffes, who offer great entertainment as they stop by at breakfast time to say hello.


    Emara Ole-Sereni, Nairobi

    Conveniently situated just a few minutes' drive away from Nairobi's main gateway, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, and close to the domestic Wilson Airport, Emara Ole-Sereni is a supremely comfortable option for the beginning or end of any Kenya holiday. The rooms are cosy and welcoming, while the hotel's location on the fringes of Nairobi National Park means you can acclimatise for your upcoming safari by trying to spot the park's wildlife while dining from the Acacia Restaurant's open-air terrace.


    Alfajiri Villas, Ukunda

    Alfajiri is a privately owned collection of fully staffed villas on the quieter end of Diani Beach, on the South Kenyan coast. Offering privacy and exclusivity, the villas are stylishly decorated and boast a beach retreat feel. No request is too much trouble for your butler and team who will be preparing scrumptious meals using local ingredients and organising your personalised activities.


    Almanara Villas, Ukunda

    Almanara Luxury Boutique Hotel & Villas offers a prime location overlooking Kenya's stunning Diani Beach. With rooms and villas reflecting a fusion of Italian heritage and African roots, this resort provides an idyllic coastal escape. Enjoy beachfront relaxation, tropical gardens, and a pool, while water sports and the spa, Cloud Nine, enhance your dreamy coastal getaway.

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