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Lewa House

Lewa House

Surrounded by Mount Kenya, the sacred mountain of Ol Olokwe, and the impressive Mathews Mountain Range, Lewa House offers rugged wilderness outside and comfortable elegance within. Situated at the heart of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Lewa offers lush gardens that transition to a vibrant waterhole where wildlife is sighted in abundance. And guests enjoy glimpses of some of Africa’s most magnificent creatures from the house’s shady veranda, pool deck, and expansive main lodge.

Originally a private home, Lewa House features three original thatched family cottages that include two en-suite rooms and a spacious veranda. Sustainable ecological principles were used in the construction of the newly added single-room cottages that offer roomy comfort and captivating views. Produced by a spring at the base of the Ngare Ndare forest, the water at Lewa House is fresh and clean. Further enhancing Lewa’s commitment to sustainability, solar energy heats the water and provides power for the house and cottages.

Savor a truly African safari experience as you embark on day or evening game drives. Specially designed open vehicles allow you to feel almost one with nature as you view the rich diversity of wildlife. Immediately surrounding Lewa House are sizeable elephant herds. And guests look forward to the almost weekly sightings of the elusive African wild dog. Nearly all Africa’s famous predators call the area home, and the rare Grevy zebra and endangered rhino frequently make appearances.

Game walks with the lodge manager, a FGASA-qualified Trails Guide, introduce guests to some of the smaller animal species and native plants. Visits to the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy Headquarters give guests the opportunity to learn more about Lewa House’s commitment to preserving the beauties of the area and improving the local community.

Horseback rides, camel rides, cultural visits to a local village, and scenic biplane flights are all thrilling activities sure to make a visit to Lewa House the trip of a lifetime.

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