Sarova Maiyan Nanyuki
Located near Nanyuki, one of Kenya’s best getaway destinations, Sarova Maiyan Nanyuki is a luxury eco-resort overlooking the scenic Lolldaiga Hills and conservancy, and Mount Kenya. The resort is set across 113 acres of lush land featuring duplex pool villas laid out in a series of villages, an ultra-modern clubhouse and conference centre.
Nanyuki in Laikipia County is a significant tourism destination and the gateway to Mount Kenya and the Northern Kenya tourism circuits, including Olpejeta, Oljogi, Borana and Lewa wildlife conservancies. On site at Sarova Maiyan Nanyuki, a range of facilities and activities are on offer, from a state-of-the-art equestrian centre, to dams for fishing and boat-riding, and golf, tennis, basketball, rugby, football, outdoor gym and cycling.
The resort perfectly blends countryside life with luxury. The 18 duplex pool villas are laid out in a series of villages set out on 2–3-acre sites, each comprising 6–7 villas, with a total of 54 rooms. Each village is an idyllic, self-contained oasis, complete with manicured gardens, an outdoor barbeque area and a children’s play area. Villas are set out across three levels – a ground floor, an upper floor and a rooftop pool lounge with jacuzzi. Customisable for complete exclusivity, the ground and upper floor accommodation caters for individual, couple or family needs, ranging from a deluxe room, a master king room, a master king suite to a three-bedroom luxury villa. In each configuration, provision is made for private entrance access and access to the rooftop pool lounge.
Serving the villas is a tranquil and contemporary clubhouse featuring a main restaurant, sports bar, pool bar and communal outdoor pool. The organic garden is the cornerstone of the culinary offerings at Sarova Maiyan Nanyuki, where vibrant fruits, vegetables and fragrant herbs are grown to create a farm-to-table experience that is both nourishing and environmentally conscious. Both buffet and à la carte options are available, as well as a wine cellar offering a wide collection from across the globe. The restaurant prepares live cooking stations for dinner daily, and a poolside barbeque is offered every weekend.
The resort’s conference centre has five meeting venues, including one venue situated on a lake. From high-speed internet connection, cameras and giant screens enabling, the facilities have cutting-edge virtual conferencing capabilities.
Nestled in the breathtaking beauty of Mt Kenya, the resort is the perfect destination for enchanting weddings, special occasions and invigorating team building activities.
Sarova Maiyan Nanyuki was created as an eco-friendly resort with an organic farm, green energy and recycled water system. 200 000 tree seedlings of different indigenous tree varieties, flowers and plants are grown in the mature organic farm on site. The majority of the resort’s power needs is sourced from green energy fulfilled through the off-grid 150 kW solar power installation and solar-powered street lighting. 100% of the water heating is also solar powered, and a water treatment plant treats all the potable water consumed, which is then used for irrigation.
Sarova Maiyan Nanyuki has embraced and supports the culture of the indigenous community around the establishment. The uninterrupted views of Mount Kenya, Lolldaiga Hills and conservancy, the Aberdares and the expansive Laikipia plateau make Sarova Maiyan Nanyuki a unique eco-tourism destination in Kenya.