Self Catering Weekend Getaways

Self Catering Weekend Getaways

Here we highlight a few places that you can take a weekend gate away to just relax and get away from the day today busy schedules.

1. The Castle

The Castle is in Ngong, Kajiado County but only two hours out of Nairobi in the Ngong Hills overlooking the Great Rift Valley. The property is self-sufficientand eco-friendlyhaving its own organic garden, harvest their own water and running on Solar and Wind power.

The Castle is super spacious with an open plan and all the amenities you need for a comfortable weekend away. During your stay you can spot Elands, Zebras, Antelopes and Gazelles and a number of bird species.

2. The Cave

The Cave is a romantic secluded holiday home on Champagne Ridge exclusively for lovebirds as it accommodates 2 guests. Tucked away, nestled against the natural rock, The Cave offers the ultimate feel in warmth and coziness with beautiful uninterrupted views across the vast Great Rift Valley. This is just the perfect place for couples.

3.Raha Mstarehe

This breathtaking place is set on the cliffs of Champagne ridge about two hours out of NairobiIt is an oasis which offers extraordinary views, rich plant and birdlife and a variety of wildlife and picturesque sunsets. Majority of the house has huge windows where you have extraordinary landscape views. No matter what room you are in, you have a clear view of the outside.

The place has a pool and best for sundowners. At night you can seat around the fireplace listening to music and enjoying away the night. You can cook your meals but there is options to have someone cook for you as well.

4. OlTalet Cottages

OlTalet is about 1hour 30 min from Nairobi via Magadi Rd. passed Champagne Ridge, Corner Baridi and Kiserian town, right next to Ole Polos Country Club. Contemporary styling and ambience will quickly calm your senses as you soak in the spectacular surroundings. The views from the terrace and living room are breathtaking.

It has a capacity of 6 people, a fully equipped kitchen, panoramic living room and a plunge pool.The structure is made up of a combination of stone, wood and a thatched roof, Inspired by the Masaai,giving it a really homely and rustic feel.

While staying at OlTalet you can explore the south of Ngong Hills, Lake Magadi and Olorgesailie (a better still do you’reNyamaChoma at Ole Polos Country Club.

5. Oloika Cottage

Very close to OlTalet about 150 m is Oloika Cottage, a beautifully designed self-catering getaway, conveniently nestled at the side of a magnificent hill, surrounded by rolling landscapes of the Great Rift Valley. It overlooks Lake Naivasha with Mt. Longonot majestic in the background, and distantly the Kikuyu Escarpment. Oloika offers you a place to restore yourself.

While staying at Oloika you can explore the south of Ngong Hills, Lake Magadi and Olorgesailie (a better still do your NyamaChoma at Ole Polos Country Club.

6. Olohoro Onyore Ndogo, Champagne Ridge

The self-contained, stunning, spacious, Sleek and stylish retreat makes for a really memorable getawayperfect for a couple or small family. Magnificent views of the Rift Valley and the surrounding scenery makes your weekend perfect.

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