Lake Magadi Hotels and Lodges
Accommodation on Lake Magadi, Lake Magadi Hotels and Lodges : Tented Camps and Luxury Lodges, Lakes Magadi Accommodation
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DESCRIPTION: On the edge of the Great Rift Valley, it overlooks sun-baked plains and riverine forest, great creased volcanic mountains and lush green wetlands. The camp is positioned ideally to make the most of both, an incredible view and the cool breeze.
The camp is constructed to emphasize the beauty of natural materials as combined with flowing water and smooth white walls. It is truly an unusual and exquisite place; a creation of imagination.
Shampole lodge is located in the Souther part of Kenya on the border of Tanzania near lake Natron. It is near the edge of of the Nruruman Escarpment overlooking the great rift valley. Is 180km south of Nairobi.
LOCATION: Shompole lies in the
southeastern part of Kenya on the Tanzanian
border near the soda Lakes Natron AND Magadi. By
air, Shompole is a 30-minute flight from either
Nairobi, Mara or Amboseli.
By road, 3½ hour drive from the heights of Nairobi, down the escarpment and across the floor of the Great Rift Valley.
NUMBER OF ROOMS: The camp consists of
• 4 doubles,
• 2 twins.
All rooms are en-suite with private cool-pool and lounge. Extra beds may be added.
Room Amenities: With privacy, comfort and relaxation in mind, each room consists of cool- pool and informal sitting areas, a bathroom with a view and a specially designed tent, which includes vast windows and a high-canopied roof.
Room Decor: Constructed using naturally occurring white quartz stone, pale thatch and other materials, and using water as a prime feature, each tented room provides a very spacious, shady oasis in this green desert environment. The design was done with privacy, comfort and relaxation in mind.
Special Feature: The Conservancy area is home to many species of animals and bird life and includes one of the most ecologically diverse areas in Africa with environments ranging from rainforest, through acacia woodland, grass plains, riverine forest, salt plains and soda lakes. There is an abundance of plains game and night animals
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
The main lounge and dining area consists of a high thatch roof overlooking Mount Shompole and the Rift Valley. Various levels accommodate seating areas and a lofted recess high in the roof provides an additional quiet area. Should guests wish to take meals by their tent, the main pool or in the bush, special arrangements are made to provide for the individual needs.
Hot and cold water.
The variety of landscape available at Shompole allows for a great range of activities:
• Early morning walks
• Swimming in the pool
• Enjoying the views of the magnificent landscape.
• Evening walks
• River trips
• Night drives
• Sundowner visits to Lake Natron to see the flamingos,
• Nights spent out in romantic fly-camps
CONFERENCE FACILITIES: Nil.
The camp is in an arid region.
October and November tend to be the hottest months of the year, while April and May tend to be wet.
the cost and the safari.