This lodge tops our list because of its spectacular views, privacy and romantic setting. It offers walking safaris, which are done by Maasai and Samburu Morans, as opposed to the standard car safaris. The panoramic views from the rooms encompass the valleys, showcasing mountains and hills in the background.
Situated in Watamu, this hotel is located in the middle of the Watamu Marine Park and is surrounded by endless white beaches and clear turquoise water. You can enjoy a romantic sunset dhow cruise, kite surf or go on a safari at the Tsavo national park. The rooms have a view of the marine park and have easy access to the beach.
Just as the name suggests, this is a charming lodge in Watamu that offers unobstructed views of the sea and simple coastal hospitality. The choice of rooms comes down to whether you want to stay in the tower rooms or the historical rooms. With the tower rooms, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the sea breeze from an elevated point while the historical rooms are indulgent, boasting plenty of space.
The Maji Beach Boutique Hotel is all about floating on water and a luxurious getaway. The resort is surrounded by water, giving the impression that it is literally rising out of it. The rooms are exquisite and opulent and the food cooked is locally sourced, giving the locals in the region a sustainable source of income. The service is attentive and stellar.
If you want to enjoy the capital city of Nairobi to start off your honeymoon, The Bedelle, located in the leafy suburb of Runda, is the perfect place to set the tone. From the grand structure and furnishings to the cosy atmosphere that is deliberately set to ensure you feel at home, this hotel is a haven of privacy and luxury. The rooms range from superior to deluxe to super deluxe to the presidential suite.
House of Waine has 11 rooms, all individually decorated and named, giving them character and style. It is close enough to main attractions—like the Giraffe Manor and the Karen Blixen museum, as well as the David Sheldrick Elephant Trust—but still maintains your privacy once you are back at the hotel. It has magnificent service and allows a glimpse into the Kenyan culture of hospitality.