Located on a 6000-acre private conservancy that borders Amboseli National Park, Tawi Lodge is an environmentally friendly boutique hotel that is the perfect combination of sustainability and luxury. This stylish hotel contributes to the harmonious development of wildlife and the Maasai people who live in between Amboseli and Chyulu Hills. Offering magnificent views of Mount Kilimanjaro itself, Tawi Lodge is just five minutes from Kimana Gate, which is the eastern entrance to Amboseli National Park. This area itself guarantees guests complete exclusivity as well as easy access to some of the continent’s most exciting wildlife.
Tawi Lodge is made up of 12 stylish cottages, each one spacious and comfortable. The décor is simple and in line with the lodge’s eco policy. Wooden viewing decks, a four-poster bed and beautiful bathtub, along with separate toilets and shower all of which have views of the incredible Mount Kilimanjaro. There is also a cosy fireplace and mini bar to help guests unwind after an exciting day viewing game. Electricity and water are powered 24 hours by an investor fed by solar, generator and wind. Guest areas include an extraordinary bar that sits at the foot of a magnificent tortilis tree.
There is also a spa, wine cellar and library, as well as a bio pool that is fed by nearby small ponds. Excellent meals are served either in the dining room or in the boma. Activities at Tawi Lodge revolved around the wildlife. Take morning, evening and night game drives in specially designed 4×4 vehicles, as well as bird watching expeditions.
There are over 50 mammal species in the area, including the vast herds of elephant for which the area is famous. There is also a population of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, buffalo, warthog, rhino, giraffe, baboons and a variety of buck. The predator population includes lions, spotted hyenas, wild cats, jackals and caracals. Birding in the area is excellent, with over 400 species, including pelicans, flamingo, kingfisher, African fish eagle and hornbills, to name a few. Guests at Tawi Lodge can also book to climb Kilimanjaro on a 6-day hike.
- 24-hour Security
- Barbeque Facilities
- Eco Friendly
- Airport Shuttles
- Laundry Service
- Room Service
- Bird Watching
- Game Drives