Kifaru House in Kenya now a member of Elewana Collection

Kifaru House in Kenya now a member of Elewana Collection
Published: 24 April 2018 - 2:33 a.m.
By: Hotelier Middle East Staff

The Elewana Collection has revealed the latest addition to its portfolio, Kifaru House in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.

Previously, Kifaru House was only available for group bookings on an exclusive basis, however from April 1, 2018 visitors are now able to book rooms on an individual basis.

KifaruHouse, takes itsnamefromtheSwahiliwordforrhino,is located at Lewa/BoranaWildlifeConservancy,hometoEast Africa’s rhinopopulation totalling 66 blackand62whiterhinos.

Activities include day and night game drives, bush walks, cultural tours to a local village and archaeological site. There is also a heated swimming pool.

Elewana Kifaru House aims have a minimal environmental impact and conservation and preserving the environment is the property's focus. Solarpanelsareusedtogenerate electricityandheatwater,and wastewaterisrecycledtoirrigatethelandscape.

Guests at Elewana Kifaru House can also visit the joint operations centreand meet the tracker dog team that provides anti-poaching support across Northern Kenya.

James Haigh, director of sales and marketing for the Elewana Collection said: “We are delighted to have been selected by the critically important Lewa/Borana Wildlife Conservancy to manage Kifaru House in addition to the Elewana Lewa Safari Camp. These two properties are fully owned by the Conservancy, all profits and conservancy fees generated by the camps are re invested directly into their conservation and community efforts – we are proud to have forged such a strong working relationship the Conservancy and to be able to contribute to their wonderful work.”

Elewana Collection now comprises 16 camps, lodges and boutique beach hotels in Tanzania, Zanzibar and Kenya.

Rooms at Elewana Kifaru House start at US $615per person per night sharing a twin/double accommodation, including full board, soft drinks, beer, house wines and selected spirits, safari activities including day and night game drives, guided bush walks, airstrip transfers, laundry and all statutory taxes.

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