Kenya has some of the best honeymoon destinations in the world. There is also a wide variety of spots that one can go to depending on their favorite theme – are you looking for the beaches? Safari? Silent getaways?
The country offers different types of activities for you and your partner to try out as you create good memories. Below are some of our recommendations for the best honeymoon spots in Kenya.
- Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club-Nanyuki
- Wileli House-Naivasha
- Sunbird Lodge-Lake Elementaita
- Ol Tukia Lodge-Amboseli
- The Sands at Chale Island
- Fairmont Mara Safari Club-Masai Mara
- Msambweni Beach House
- Saruni Samburu
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club-Nanyuki
This resort won the Travelers’ Choice Awards in 2013 and has been featured in the Travel Leisure Magazines among the World’s top 50 list severally. It is among the best honeymoon destinations in Kenya with some of the best reviews and recommendations.
The Fairmont Mount Kenya Resort offers activities such as golf playing, swimming, horse riding, croquet, bowling, an animal orphanage among others. The resort has 120 luxurious hotel rooms and natural adventure on the landscaped gardens which are approximately 100 acres.
Wileli House- Naivasha
This is a hidden gem in Naivasha, best known for their hospitality and as a perfect honeymoon spot. Apart from that, it confines of a private game sanctuary that offers you the maximum privacy you need with your partner.
Wileli House has a gift shop, spa, a bistro restaurant, and 5 unique chalets that are designed to represent the interpretation of harmony with nature in Africa. Lastly, each suite is designed with a preheated jacuzzi on the balcony.
Sunbird Lodge-Lake Elementaita
The simplicity of this lodge is what makes it to stand out even though there are no many frills there. Their 5-star treatment, great beds, best views, fresh air, maximum privacy, and great food is what you should expect if you decide to spend your honeymoon here. It is situated a few minutes past Gilgil, which in Nakuru county past Naivasha Town.
Ol Tukia Lodge-Amboseli
Ol Tukai Lodge is situated in the Amboseli National Park where you can view Mount Kilimanjaro; the highest mountain in Africa. The views from this facility are heavenly and you can also be in a position to watch elephants as they graze freely.
Their rooms are well furnished with some of the most incredible designs, there is a beautiful pool, a restaurant, and a guest lounge serving quality drinks. Besides all that, the facility is one of the cheapest honeymoon locations in Kenya so you won’t have to worry much about your finances drowning.
The Sands at Chale Island
Speaking of some of the best honeymoon desitnations in Kenya wouldn’t be conclusive without mentioning The Sands at Chale Island. This is the only privately-owned island in the country.
The island has sandy beaches surrounded by the Indian Ocean, so you can imagine just how romantic that is. You can also interact with indigenous wildlife.
The facility has a mix of Italian stucco, African arts, and Lamu furniture mainly varnished mahogany. Lastly, you can choose to stay in a superior room which is a penthouse above the swaying treetops to get a better aerial view of the ocean.
Fairmont Mara Safari Club-Masai Mara
If your ideal romantic destination in Kenya is a safari lodge, then the Fairmont Mara Safari Club is your ideal go-to place. The tents in this honeymoon spot overlook the Mara River and you can stroll along the hippo traits under the supervision of a Masai Moran.
If you are looking to experience a hot air balloon safari in Kenya to view the endless plains, then this is the perfect destination for you and your spouse. The outside serenity plus traditional music shows will guarantee you and your spouse a memorable honeymoon experience.
Msambweni Beach House
If someone told you that this is the most romantic destination in Coast, Kenya, they are definitely on to a point. This facility is found in Msambweni and has some of the best activities that you will enjoy with your partner.
Some of the things that you can take part in include, scuba diving, motorized watersports, sailing, dolphin/whale watching, playing golf, deep sea fishing, fireplace chat, mountain biking, and snorkeling.
Msambweni Beach House has deep Kenyan heritage touch which creates awesome photography spots hence you will be spoilt for choice.
This honeymoon spot is located on top of Kalama Mountain, 7km past the border of Samburu National Reserve. The serene environment will create space for you and your partner to unwind and relax and is relatively affordable.
Lastly, there is the best wildlife nature and plenty of activities to try out, they will offer you time to bond with your spouse as you create the best honeymoon memories.
While there are many other top honeymoon destinations in Kenya, these ten are a must-try, even when planning on going solo or with your family. Be sure to check out our other lists of romantic spots in Kenya. Do let us know in the comments section below of your best romantic places in the country.