To kickstart this Northern Kenya series it is with the most absolute pleasure to introduce you to this little piece of heaven in Laikipia called The Sanctuary located at a private conservancy Ol Lentille. This 25000 acres of wilderness and pure serenity is so breathtakingly stunning and has within it four private villas individually designed and themed you sort of get a Lamu vibe with the architecture. Any visitor on an expedition to Northern Kenya should consider visiting the Ol Lentille Conservancy, which is home to rare species of birds among other animals.
Located in Laikipia County to access the sanctuary, there is a private airstrip available only 15 minutes away and easy access from Nairobi to Nanyuki or Loisaba with numerous flight scheduled, road transfers are also available from Nanyuki or Loisaba at $400 return for the vehicle one and a half hour drive. There are four private villas the Eyrie, the Sultan’s house, the Colonel’s house and the Chief’s house all equipped with either double or twin beds, large lounge areas and panoramic views all uniquely designed and perfect for couples or groups. Ol Lentille offers exclusivity besides game watching, visitors can also explore cultural sites featuring the Maasai and Samburu, you can take a interest in the conservation initiatives, as well as authentic community experiences.
The adventure would, of course, not be complete without bush meals in stunning locations, walking safaris, camel trekking, mountain and quad biking, spa treatments, birding expeditions and a sundowner by the stunning infinity pool. The weather in this part of Kenya is favourable throughout the year with the rainy season typically mid-April to end May, this is the prefect location for a destination wedding, romantic getaway, adventure in fact it is just a perfect holiday location period! Buts just in case you are a bride there is a 50% discount currently being offered for honeymoon email [email protected] and enjoy a wild honeymoon, you can also take advantage of 4 nights for the price of 3 and private game drives for travel until 20th December 2016.