Borana

Sleeps
Resort
Nanyuki
,
Kenya
Type
Rooms
Cabins
Location
Nanyuki
Kenya

Borana Lodge is located at the heart of Borana Conservancy on the foothills of Mt Kenya. With an arid landscape, ancient indigenous forests and high altitude moorlands, Borana is in a prime location for both wildlife and breathtaking scenery.

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The lodge was built entirely from local materials by local craftsmen and the Dyer family who are still on site and actively involved. Borana is also home to Kenya's newest and most successful rhino sanctuary.

Lizzy Nelson

Rooms at Borana Lodge

Each cottage at Borana Lodge is built around the main house which houses a comfortable sitting room, bar and dining room.  Further along the ridge line you will find a horizon pool looking onto the Hyena Valley Dam below, which allows for poolside game viewing. The lunch pavilion is set above the pool house and boasts wonderful views over the entire conservancy.

Room 1: Boasts a four-poster double bed making it ideal for honeymooners and special occasions. A private veranda allows for romantic outdoor meals and beautiful views into the valley.

Room 2: Is a twin room offering amazing views from the bedroom and bathroom. There is a private deck for reading in the heat of the day for private starlit meals.

Room 3: Is a twin room located very close to the main mess area and is wheelchair accessible. Combine with room 4 for larger families. There is a secluded veranda in the shade of a fig tree for private meals and relaxing in the heat of the day.

Room 4: Is a double room located below the main lodge. Designed around a large rock, with a private veranda.

Family cottage 5 & 6: Comprise a twin and double room, which share a covered veranda allowing for private meals and lazy afternoons, ideal for a family of six. Room Five has wonderful sunrise views and a large en-suite bathroom. Room Six is the double and has its own private sundeck. It has a children’s room downstairs, suitable for those under the age of twelve. Room six and the children’s room share a large bathroom with a bathtub and shower.

Family cottage 7 & 8: A more exclusive experience. The Cottage has a shared sitting and dining room. For those wanting a more exclusive experience Family Cottage Seven and Eight is located closest to the Hyena Valley Dam with private access and a plunge pool. The Cottage has a shared sitting and dining room making it perfect for guests travelling with friends or teenage children.

Activities at Borana Lodge
  • Riding safari
  • Game drives
  • Guided walk
  • Mountain biking
  • Farm tour
  • Spa treatments
  • Bird watching
  • Cooking lessons
  • Rhino tracking
  • Visit a school
  • Visit a traditional Masai village
  • Visit Ngare Ndare Forest
  • Visits to Kisima floriculture project
  • Visits to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
  • Fly Camping
  • Overnight horse riding safaris
  • Fishing excursions
  • Helicopter excursions
Food at Borana Lodge
  • Food at Borana Lodge is sourced from the local Waitabit Farm, Kenya’s largest permaculture project run by Llewellyn Dyer.
  • Waitabit provides organic fruit, vegetables, eggs and beef which are full of flavour and make for delicious meals.
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Home to 'Pride Rock'

Borana Conservancy is home to the inspiration for Pride Rock from Disney’s original animated film The Lion King, and is reachable on foot from the lodge!

Child Policy at Borana Lodge

Children of all ages are welcome. There are babysitting services available and tailor-made activities to suit each family.

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