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Amboseli, Kenya

Tawi Lodge

KSh16000
Hotel Type
Reviews 4.8
4.8/5

Description

Tawi Lodge is located on a private conservancy of 6,000 acres five minutes from Kimana Gate.Staying at Tawi, you get the best of both worlds, a private conservancy and swift access to the one of Kenya’s most unique national parks.

At Tawi Lodge, there is a Swimming pool with sunbeds on wooden decks overlooking the waterhole. A large main lounge with a fire place and bar. A small upper deck lounge. Lovely gift shop. A fantastic spa, offering massages, pedicures, manicures and reflexology. An outdoor ‘hot tub’. Outside central fireplace and bar overlooking the waterhole.

The Lodge has of 13 cottages located on bushland with a wooden-deck veranda facing Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. Most cottages at Tawi Lodge have a spectacular view of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Tawi Lodge can accommodate up to 30 guests. All ensuite, each has a large lockable wooden chest for safekeeping of valuables, spacious hanging cupboards and a fire place. Cottage 7 is suitable for wheelchair access.

Each cottage at this Lodge has its own wooden-deck veranda and a fabulous view of the highest mountain in Africa, even from the comfort of your bed or your bathtub. Double or twin cottages, all have en suite bathrooms fitted with both a bath and shower. Each cottage has its own fireplace and a minibar for those very special sundowners.

The style of the Lodge is a harmonious combination of modern (for your comfort) and traditional (to remind you that you are in Africa).

Before and after dinner, relax by the campfire, or at our very special “mobile” bush bar, and listen to the magical sounds of the savannah under the spectacular African sky where the stars seem brighter than anywhere else.

The attention to detail and the excellent and friendly service is particularly noticed whilst dining. Fine cuisine with selected produce grown in our own organic gardens irrigated with water from the Kilimanjaro surfaces through volcanic rocks and creates a very fertile soil. Delight your senses with a blend of spices from the Swahili Coast.

Tawi Lodge is an eco-friendly lodge in, which takes greatest care of the environment, wildlife and its people.

How to get to Tawi Lodge

– Distance from Nairobi- approx.270kms
– By road- 3 hr 1/2
– Air -35 mins from Wilson airport Nairobi then 45 mn drive to Tawi Lodge
– Private charter to Tawi airstrip.

Tawi Lodge Comforts

24 Hour Power (240v), supplied predominantly by solar power & backed up by generators. Phones, computers & cameras can be charged at any time. CPAP machines can be used at night & hairdryers can be used at certain times of day. Free Wifi is provided in the main lounge area. Hot water in the cottages is solar heated & backed up by briquette burning water heating boosters. Sufficient power to operate a reverse osmosis & filtration system in order to be able to supply clean, safe drinking water for all guests. Solar powered electric fence which surrounds the the lodge compound.

What to Pack for Tawi Lodge

Being cooler in the morning & evenings hours, so bring along a warm jacket. Lightweight, loose fitting clothing for hot late mornings & early afternoons. A swimming costume. Insect repellant & personal medication. A sturdy pair of comfortable walking shoes. A hat, suncream, sunglasses. A pair of binoculars. Camera (Spare camera batteries and memory cards, charging cable & adaptor to charge from 3-pin square power socket). Bring along dust covers or bags for your camera & binoculars. Full set of adaptors & cables to charge personal appliances from a 3-pin square power socket.

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Highlights
  • 5 Hrs from Nairobi - Easy Drive / 1hr Flight
  • Complete Luxury Lodge Experience
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • Perfect for Couples and Adults
  • Game Drives opportunities

What are the 2024 Prices for Tawi Lodge?

Here are Tawi Lodge Resident Rates:

What Does PPS Mean? PPS (Per Person Sharing) means cost Per Adult when sharing the Room with another. Example KES 10,000/- PPS means, 2 Adults in 1 Room pay KES 20,000/-

Tawi Lodge Rates

Tawi Lodge Prices (2024) Full Board Game Package
Cottage Sharing Single
Sharing Single
1st Feb 2024 – 28th Mar 2024 KES 16,000/- PPS KES 21,900/- PPS KES 21,700/- PPS KES 27,500/- PP
29th Mar 2024 – 1st Apr 2024
Min. 3 Nights
KES 21,200/- PPS KES 28,000/- PP KES 26,900/- PPS KES 33,700/- PP
2nd Apr 2024 – 30th Jun 2024 KES 16,000/- PPS KES 21,900/- PPS KES 21,700/- PPS KES 27,500/- PP
1st Jul 2024 – 30th Sep 2024 KES 21,200/- PPS KES 25,800/- PP KES 26,900/- PPS KES 33,700/- PP
1st Oct 2024 – 20th Dec 2024 KES 16,000/- PPS KES 21,900/- PPS KES 21,700/- PPS KES 27,500/- PP
21st Dec 2023 – 5th Jan 2025
Min. 2 Nights
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Tawi Lodge Conservancy Fees: KES 750/- Per Person, Per Night
Tawi Lodge Prices/Rates are in KES, Per Person, Per Night
Rates Exclude: Drinks, Conservancy Fees, Amboseli National Park Fees and other Extras
Tawi Lodge Full Board:
Meals(Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast) and Guided Walks
Tawi Lodge Game Package:
Meals(Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast)
Shared Game Drives
Transfers to Tawi Lodge Amboseli from/to Amboseli Airstrip

Tawi Lodge Children Policy/Rates:

Up to 2.9 years, Sharing with Adults: FREE
3 – 12 years, Sharing with Adults: 50% of PPS

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What Hotel Facilities are available at Tawi Lodge?

Facilities at Tawi Lodge include a reception, bars, dining area, library, souvenir shop filled with Maasai art, a unique bio-pool and a relaxing massage area with hot bath and also an a cellar with a selection of fine wines.

Tawi Lodge Amboseli is a luxury eco-friendly safari lodge located in the heart of Amboseli National Park in Kenya. The lodge is set on 6,000 acres of private conservancy and offers stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro.

According to their website, some of the facilities available at Tawi Lodge Amboseli include:

  1. Accommodation: The lodge features 13 spacious and elegantly furnished cottages with en-suite bathrooms, private verandas, and outdoor showers.
  2. Dining: The lodge has a restaurant that serves delicious African and international cuisine made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
  3. Bar: There is a well-stocked bar that offers a variety of drinks and cocktails.
  4. Swimming pool: The lodge has a large outdoor swimming pool with stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
  5. Spa: The lodge has a spa that offers a range of treatments and massages.
  6. Game drives: Tawi Lodge Amboseli offers game drives with experienced guides to explore Amboseli National Park and see wildlife such as elephants, lions, cheetahs, and giraffes.
  7. Cultural visits: The lodge offers visits to the local Maasai community to learn about their culture and way of life.

It's important to note that this information is subject to change, and it's always a good idea to check with the lodge directly for the most up-to-date information about their facilities and services.

Which Rooms Types are in Tawi Lodge?

Tawi Lodge Cottages

The Lodge has of 13 cottages located on bushland with a wooden-deck veranda facing Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. Most cottages at Tawi Lodge have a spectacular view of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Tawi Lodge can accommodate up to 30 guests. All ensuite, each has a large lockable wooden chest for safekeeping of valuables, spacious hanging cupboards and a fire place. Cottage 7 is suitable for wheelchair access.

Each cottage at Tawi Lodge has its own wooden-deck veranda. They all have a fabulous view of the highest mountain in Africa, even from the comfort of your bed or your bathtub.

Double or twin cottages, all have en suite bathrooms fitted with both a bath and shower. Each cottage has its own fireplace. Lighting and watersystems are solar powered..

The lodge and cottages sprawl along the edge of dry acacia woodland with Mount Kilimanjaro standing proudly above. Elephants often pass right closeby, gently allowing close absorption into their secret lives, from the comfort of the cottage decks.

Each of the “elegantly rustic” cottages are richly appointed, most with incredible views looking out over the mountain, the cottages have spacious bedrooms, private decks, en-suite bathrooms, with both bathtub and shower each cottage has large, snug 4-poster beds.

What are the Foods & Drinks options at Tawi Lodge?

Bars and Lounges

Tawi Lodge has 4 different lounges with deep comfortable sofas, safari chairs, recliners serviced by 2 bars for a drink, a read, relaxing… by the fire place or the wildlife water hole.

You can also choose the  “bush lounge” for a magical sundowner drink and bitings. This one is situated on a different spot everyday with view on the Kilimanjaro, surrounded by the sounds of the African bush, birds and the wildlife.

Cuisine

European influenced chefs at Tawi Lodge use some of the  fresh organically grown produce at the lodge and the local community’s products to offer you a blend of African-Swahili and European gourmet 3 course lunches and 4 course dinners.

Breakfast or dinners in the bush are also unforgettable experiences you should try. Tawi Lodge can cater to special diets or requirements if you wish. Regular food & wine paring events are taking place and the traditional African dinner in the “boma” with barbecue.

All meals are served at the main lodge dining room or in the garden. At sunrise, trays of hot tea and coffee are brought to your cottages, a perfect wake-up call before your game drive! Enjoy the wilderness with a picnic breakfast or lunch which are also available, with prior notice. Our creative chef can cater for special dietary requirements, with advance notice.

EatWell

Inspired by the exotic ingredients and vibrant colours of East Africa, the team of chefs concoct innovative and tasty meals of fresh locally available ingredients. Delicious candle-lit dinners are served by the warmth of the fireplace, or under the stars, Kilimanjaro presiding as the backdrop. We aim to please at Tawi and we love experimenting with new dishes, presentations, always aiming to create fresh, novel meals for any dietary requirements.

Fresh organic home grown veggies and greens are picked daily from our luscious lodge gardens. Everything we can make from the lodge kitchen we do, from yoghurts, fresh juices, breads and our breakfast cereals.

Which Hotel Activities are available for guests at Tawi Lodge?

At Tawi Lodge, guests can enjoy a variety of activities to enhance their safari experience. Here are some additional activities available at Tawi Lodge:

  1. Spa and Wellness: Indulge in relaxation and rejuvenation with spa treatments and massages offered at the lodge. Pamper yourself amidst the serene surroundings of the conservancy.
  2. Photography Safaris: For photography enthusiasts, Tawi Lodge offers specialized photography safaris led by experienced guides who can provide tips and guidance to capture stunning wildlife and landscape shots.
  3. Bush Dinners: In addition to bush breakfasts, Tawi Lodge organizes romantic bush dinners under the stars. Enjoy a candlelit dinner in the wilderness, surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature.
  4. Wildlife Talks and Lectures: Engage in educational sessions led by knowledgeable guides who share insights about the local wildlife, conservation efforts, and the Maasai culture. Learn more about the ecosystem and the fascinating animals that call it home.
  5. Stargazing: Experience the breathtaking African night sky with stargazing sessions. The lodge provides telescopes and knowledgeable guides to help you navigate the constellations and learn about the celestial wonders above.
  6. Maasai Beading Workshops: Immerse yourself in the vibrant Maasai culture by participating in beading workshops. Learn traditional beading techniques from Maasai artisans and create your own unique Maasai jewelry as a memento of your visit.
  7. Horseback Safaris: Embark on a unique safari experience by exploring the conservancy on horseback. Accompanied by experienced guides, discover a different perspective of the wildlife and landscape while enjoying the freedom of horse riding.

These activities add to the range of options available for guests at Tawi Lodge, allowing them to tailor their experience to their preferences and interests. It's advisable to check with the lodge directly or visit their website for the most up-to-date information on activity availability and to make reservations.

Weddings and Honeymoons at Tawi Lodge

Tawi Lodge Amboseli is a luxurious safari lodge located in Amboseli National Park in Kenya. The lodge offers a romantic setting for weddings and honeymoons.

According to their website, Tawi Lodge Amboseli offers wedding and honeymoon packages that can be customized to suit individual preferences and needs. Some of the services and amenities that the lodge provides for weddings and honeymoons include:

  1. Wedding planning services: The lodge has a team of wedding planners who can assist with organizing the wedding ceremony and reception, including arranging decorations, catering, and photography.
  2. Accommodation: Tawi Lodge Amboseli offers luxurious and spacious cottages that are perfect for couples on their honeymoon. The cottages are elegantly furnished and offer stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
  3. Romantic dinners: The lodge can arrange private candlelit dinners for couples, either in the lodge or out in the bush, under the stars.
  4. Spa treatments: The lodge has a spa that offers a range of relaxing treatments and massages for couples.
  5. Game drives: Tawi Lodge Amboseli offers game drives with experienced guides, allowing couples to see the wildlife in Amboseli National Park.
  6. Cultural visits: The lodge can arrange visits to the local Maasai community for couples to learn about their culture and way of life.

It's important to note that specific wedding and honeymoon packages, services, and amenities may vary and are subject to change. It's always a good idea to check with the lodge directly for the most up-to-date information about their wedding and honeymoon offerings.

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