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MAIN DESCRIPTION

Olerai Cabin is a private self catering cottage in its own garden, perfect for a family or group of friends. Refurbished in 2013, it is located in the private 300-acre Olerai Sanctuary, on the northern shores of Lake Naivasha, in the Great Rift Valley. It is a colorful and cosy private house, sitting under the canopy of towering acacia trees, with emerald green lawns that stretch down to the lake shore. The wildlife sanctuary is teaming with gazelle, giraffe, waterbuck, colobus monkeys and impala and over 150 species of bird. At night you can see as many as 20 hippos grazing on the lake shore. It combines nature, adventure and relaxation. It makes for a perfect getaway for a family or group of friends.

Olerai Cabin has two bedrooms, one double and one twin  (an extra bed can be added for a child under 16) with a shared bathroom, dining and sitting room area, kitchen, and verandah.   The kitchen is fully equipped with stove, fridge, freezer, cutlery and crockery. The house has a lovely verandah with an external table and chairs, two garden sun beds and a barbeque grill.

Home made ready cooked meals can be ordered directly from the booking office, together with fresh milk, a basket of organic vegetables, fresh baked bread, scones, brioches and other cakes, which is produced by the farm.   Or if you feel like a delicious lunch and a swim you can book a table at Olerai House lodge, which is close by.

Our rate is inclusive of access to a swimming pool, a domestic assistant and a security guard.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Within the sanctuary: • Bird watching and animal-spotting • Guided walks and hill-hikes • Swimming • Curl up with a book in the garden Around and about: • Biking and walking in Hell’s Gate National Reserve • Hot lake plunge at Olkaria Spa • Climb Mt Longonot • Bird-watching on Lake Naivasha • Boat ride to Hippo Pool • Horseback riding at Green Park • Golf at Rift Valley Club • Flamingo spotting on the little lake • Walking in Eburru forest • Flower farm visits • Picnic on Crescent Island, Lake Naivasha

BOOKING NOTES

50% deposit once the booking is confirmed Full and final payment 7 days before arrival. Non-refundable deposit but it can be carried forward for another booking within the year

GETTING THERE

Olerai Cabin, is located in the Great Rift Valley on the shores of Lake Naivasha at an altitude of 6,000 feet (1,830 metres). It is on the Naivasha North Lake Road and a map can be emailed upon enquiry. • Driving from Nairobi takes 2-3 hours, depending on traffic and route taken. • Daily morning flights on Safarilink from Wilson airport in Nairobi to Loldia Farm airstrip (about ten minutes drive from Olerai). Safarilink also connects to the Maasai Mara daily from Loldia. • Private charters can fly directly into Olerai's private airstrip. Charter flights to the coast, Lake Victoria and northern or southern Kenya are easy to organize. This is the best way to travel across the country.