Find inner peace – and plenty of outer beauty – as you lounge in luxury amidst a lush and serene landscape at the family-owned safari lodge, Sirikoi. Known for its personalized service, privacy and five-star dining, Sirikoi is both comfortable and chic. Enjoy their eco-chic accommodations, ranging from their luxe tents to Sirikoi Cottage and Sirikoi House, all of which are surrounded by the spring-fed Sirikoi stream and of course, wondrous wildlife. With stylish and spacious rooms, including authentic décor, a private sitting area, Victorian bathtubs and even your own deck, you can enjoy unparalleled views in your very posh surroundings!
With 68,000 acres of pure wilderness, part of the renowned Lewa Wildlife Conservancy which happens to be a World Heritage Site, you’ve never experience nature like this before. Whenever you visit this special safari lodge, you are sure to experience a spring-like climate. After all, the area is surrounded by Kenya’s north on one side and the foothills of Mount Kenya on the other side. Don’t be surprised if you wake up and witness everything from the endangered black and white rhino to the largest resident population of Grevy’s zebra in the world.
Whether you want to watch the wildlife on the deck or in an open vehicle where you will enjoy prime game viewing all day and night, your Sirikoi stay will definitely be awe-inspiring and action-packed. In addition to being stylish, Sirikoi is also sustainable! The lodge, which is respectful of its surroundings, taps all water from a natural spring, runs solely off solar power, uses all-natural cleaning products and even grows their own fruits, vegetables and herbs which make for some tasty farm-to-table delicacies! This getaway has a gold level eco-rating so you can experience an enchanting vacation which is environmentally friendly. Dig into some very palatable plates which are all homemade and of course, healthy. The team can also cater to all dietary restrictions. If you feel like you are getting an overabundance of personalized attention, it’s because of the large staff which is always working to ensure a memorable and mouthwatering adventure tailored specifically for you. The staffers, who are from neighboring communities, can offer much insight into the lodge’s inspiring scenery and rich culture.
With cozy cottages as well as exclusive houses and luxurious tents, Sirikoi strives to give guests the most enchanting experience possible. Each haute house includes three en-suite bedrooms, including a master suite, plus a private living room, dining room and deck. Suited for six guests, you have plenty of room to relax and even dine while overlooking the wetland. Each house also comes with its own private safari vehicle and guide, in addition to a chef and waiting staff team – get ready for some family fun or a romantic getaway! With spacious and stylish living accommodations including en-suite bedrooms, a central living and dining room and a deck with a fire pit, their chic cottages will fill you with awe. Take in the incredible views of this vast landscape in one of their tents with either a single or double bed, plus a free-standing bath and rain shower. You will also enjoy products such as organic toiletries, laundry services and an infinity pool when you visit this laidback lodge.
From safaris to a serene spa day, Sirikoi offers once in a lifetime activities which are intended for those of all ages. Your stay at Sirikoi includes full board accommodation, guided bush walks on Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, visits to the Lewa HQ, bush meals, sundowner and picnic excursions, guided day and night game drives and a swimming pool. You can also partake in optional adventures including helicopter rides, quad bike safaris, horseback riding and relaxing massages. Your getaway is also is also conveniently located. The lodge is just a 20-minute drive from the Lewa airstrip, which is served by both private charters and scheduled flights from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport and Jomo Kenya International Airport. You can also fly in by helicopter.
Look out onto the wetland in a leather armchair, where you will spot some very special wildlife, or dig into delicious delicacies on the deck. You can also get a tour of their vegetable garden with George Kabere, the head groundsman, or learn more about their conservation efforts. After all, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is one of Kenya’s leading models for wildlife conservation, and Sirikoi has helped contribute to that. See firsthand the life-changing work being done with a behind-the-scenes visit to the Lewa school and clinic. Sirkoi also has programs for children, ranging from toddlers to teenagers, with both educational and exciting activities, as well as childcare options.
Ride off into the sunset – literally – when you hop on a horse and explore Lewa Wildlife Conservancy as well as Borana Conservancy and come face-to-face with fascinating creatures and large game, including zebras and giraffes. Riders of all levels are able to trot across the plains during the afternoon and even into the evening. Explore the area on foot through the forest canopy of indigenous trees on the elevated walkway, or dive into the blue glacial pools and waterfalls. You will definitely get a real sense of local culture as you drive through Kenyan communities.
Book an overnight quad safari and get ready to witness some spectacular sites. A Sirikoi vehicle will drive you through the forest so you can go swimming or enjoy a picnic amidst picturesque landscapes. You can also indulge in quad bike excursions when you travel to the warmer, drier region of Samburu, where you will camp out beneath the stars in a dry riverbed.
Visit the Il Ngwesi and partake in the singing and dancing traditions of the Laikipia Maasai. You will also be shown around their ‘manyaa’ or homestead. Enjoy exciting elephant sightings at Reteti Elephant Sanctuary, in the remote Mathews Range, which has one of the largest elephant populations in Kenya. Guests can take a helicopter ride over the Samburu and into the mountains to visit this orphanage. Another helicopter option will take you over the snow-tipped peaks and vast valleys of the majestic Mount Kenya. The tour around Northern Kenya will allow you to experience unbelievable and untouched wilderness. From volcanic craters to arid plains and crocodile pools, as well as the option of visiting the Pokot tribal community – nomadic pastoralists – you will forget about your former, modernistic life!
Say I do in this desirable destination – in addition to stunning surroundings, the team is experienced in arranging and catering wonderous weddings. From stylized décor to personalized menus, Sirikoi can cater spectacular soirées for up to 40 guests or even host events for 100 when using the other lodges nearby for accommodation. They are also able to assist with photography, flowers, traditional Masai dancers, music, stylists and wedding favors.
Say sayonara to normal life and hello to a surreal Sirikoi stay!