Leleshwa getaway is a small intimate getaway, perched on a cliff overlooking Nairobi national park offering guests all the rewards of what is undoubtedly one of the best and stylish locations in the metropolis. We cater for personalized groups from families and honeymooners alike. It’s one idly landscape dotted with acacia trees and rocky river gorges. The house nestles amongst a grove of acacia trees, affording unrivalled views of Nairobi national park.
Our hosts, the Maasai people graciously share their ancient tribal knowledge and traditions with our guests on walks and village visits pointing out the medicinal shrubs and other uses of the local flora; a new way of looking at the wilderness surrounding them.
Leleshwa Getaway is one very special place that gives a unique encounter with the nature in an untamed manner. It is an addictive getaway for a couple a group of friends or a family and a home away from home for those who require a highly personalized experience.
We are open year round, accommodating guests in a uniquely designed cottage known as “bush house”. The bush house is furnished with flushing toilets, showers with running hot and cold water, and the seating room is decorated with African art. The house takes privacy, luxury and the opportunity for adventure to new heights.
Guided nature walks, horse riding, a visit to Nairobi national park, cultural visits, bush breakfast and picnic lunches on the banks of Mbagathi River are some of the unique activities awaiting you at Leleshwa Getaway.
Leleshwa – Bush House is a getaway with a Unique history built by a visiting tourist Virginia Louise who used the place as her house, today its run by Richard Mwangi a BPO Entrepreneur turned hotelier as a guest house , it’s your ideal story book house!
Situated on the South East of the Nairobi City, this magnificent house is built on a gorge; the Embakasi gorge overlooking Nairobi National Park and Sirore sanctuary. The gorge is part of the Great Rift Valley and hosts a seasonal river that is the life line for a great fauna and flora. The natural beauty of the riverine offers a wonderful panorama valley Below .An Old Buffalo and Five ‘resident’ rock hyraxes welcome visitors to this set up and will accompany you during the stunning sunsets and sunrise moments on the wooden deck- this is not to be missed.
The 4 bedroom house offers a perfect getaway for families, groups and couples. The house is set with 4 furnished bedrooms with solar heated showers, a large seating room, dining area, furnished kitchen and a deck.
The neigbouring national park affords one the unique opportunity to view wild animals across the gorge on the rolling plains of the national Park or scattered around the vast savanna landscape with acacia trees dotting across the open plains.
The environment at Leleshwa is a haven for nature lovers who get to interact first hand with a host of bird life you can literally count up to 30 species on a good morning; from the white bellied bustards to white wagtails, plants ranging from medicinal to the even aphrodisiac and not to mention the wild sisal that grows exclusively on the gorge. Bush walks and Horse riding are activities guests can engage in including a tour of Kitengela Glass operated by our neighbour Nani Croze of the Famous Kitengela Glass.
The nights at Leleshwa are unforgettable; enjoy a warm evening at the fire place in the seating room or a full bonfire under the stars. The roaring of the lions and leopards often pierce the stillness of the night- the night creatures surely proclaim themselves to the world, or even better a male’s sure way of marking his territory.
The place has proved popular with families, book writers, investment groups and honeymooners who come to savour the Masai Mara type environment 40 minutes from capital. Due to demand a 50 seater conference facility is planned.
|Location||Leleshwa Getaway – Kitengela|
|Space offered||Guest house|
|Includes||Private room to yourselves|
|Sleeps||8 up to 10|
Flexible: Full refund up until 48 hours prior to check-in, except fees.
a) Cancellations made between 0 and 2 full days prior to local check-in time, or no show, guests will be charged 30% of total booking value.
b) Cancellations made 3 or more full days prior to local check-in time, guests will receive a full refund of their deposit, except fees.
c) In the event of a premature departure or cancellation, the nights not spent 24 hours thereafter are not charged.