On Kenya’s Laikipia Plateau rise six large luxurious villas above a profusion of botanical life, and from their raised wooden platforms overlooking the surrounding savannah, swing beds provide the perfect shaded midday relaxation. Each villa includes in its décor original, personally-selected paintings and other art from amongst Africa’s most inspiring artists. Overlooking snow-capped Mount Kenya, beautifully renovated stables form the core of the main area, filled with more original sought-after African art. Sumptuous Segera House and perfectly-positioned Villa Segera boast similarly spectacular views and even greater privacy and luxury. Guests are further spoilt for choice with a spa, gym and central pool. Meals and private dining are served al fresco or in the various reception rooms, the cuisine comprising Segera’s own free-range beef and organic vegetables. INSIDER’S TIP: Activities are facilitated through an Experience Host and Guide and can be tailor-made to guests’ preferences.
Place: Overlooking snow-capped Mount Kenya, luxurious Segera Retreat is found on Laikipia’s savannah grasslands, home to the second-highest density of wildlife in Kenya. Game drives, nature walks and cultural activities showcase the environment, facilitated by an Experience Host and Guide.
Accommodation: Beautifully renovated stables form the core of the main area, while six large luxurious villas rise on wooden platforms above a profusion of botanical life. The sumptuous Segera House and perfectly-positioned Villa Segera boast even greater privacy and luxury. Throughout, the Retreat and its gardens are filled with selected paintings and other art from amongst Africa’s most inspiring artists from the Zeitz Collection. Other delights include a spa and gym as well as the unique NAY PALAD Bird’s Nest. The sumptuous cuisine comprises Segera’s own free-range beef and organic vegetables
Purpose: Segera is a tangible example of successful multiple land-use efforts and proof that luxury can be sustainable.
Unique Selling Points
- Distinctive camp: design, art, service, 4Cs activities menu
- A relaxing contrast to the migration experience, with a range of activities
- Conservation corridor between western and eastern Laikipia, enabling free movements by elephant, Grevy’s zebra, wild dog