Hotels in Kenya

A collection of seven luxury villas on a half-mile beach. Each house is decorated with coastal African fabrics and art. Cooks versed in Swahili dishes prepare all meals.

Riverside tents and some of the area’s best guides, set on the former hunting grounds of colonial-era governors. 

Room to Book: Tent 31 for privacy and striking savannah views.

A refurbished 1950’s-era hunting lodge in the Mount Kenya foothills with an 120-seat dining room at Tusk Restaurant and Terrace. 

Watch hippos from your private veranda at this luxurious camp.

A decade ago, these plains on the edge of the Great Rift Valley were dangerously overgrazed. But with help from an innovative trust, local Masai tribes switched from cattle herding to opening high-end lodges like Il Ngwesi.

Rustic shingled cottages on the edge of the Northern Frontier District, home to the Grévy’s zebra and the Somali ostrich. 

Room to Book: Upgrade to a Deluxe with river views

Doubles from $435, including meals.