Tawi Lodge is a luxury facility located in Tawi Conservancy which is 15 minutes away from Amboseli National Park. The lodge is an oasis in the dry savannah landscape as it is set in an area with indigenous trees, plants, and a garden. Mt. Kilimanjaro is clearly visible from the lodge. A nearby waterhole attracts wild animals such as elephants, zebra, and impala among others which can be observed from most parts of the lodge. Tawi Lodge has a gold rating from Eco-tourism Kenya.
There are 13 luxury cottages at Tawi Lodge which combine modern comforts with African traditions. The cottages come with four-post beds, comfortable mattresses, private wooden decks, fireplaces and chimneys, showers, and Victorian baths. Lighting and water systems are powered by solar power.
Dining and Other Amenities
Tawi Lodge has four lounges that are serviced by two bars. The lounges feature comfortable lounge sofas as well as safari seats. Sundowner cocktails are served daily at different spots on the lodge’s grounds.
The Boma serves traditional African cuisine with barbecue and Maasai dances for entertainment. Ingredients are organically grown or sourced locally to prepare Swahili or English meals served as three-course lunches and four-course dinners. Breakfast or dinner in the bush can also be organized. For a more private and intimate dining experience, one can request for a candle-lit dinner table on the veranda of their room.
After dinner, Cuban cigars are available. The lodge also has a wine cellar with a huge selection of wine.
Tawi Lodge has a heated swimming pool. The pool is heated using solar energy. Occasionally, wildlife can be seen from the swimming pool making it an ideal spot to relax while watching wild animals.
Game drives are the main activity at Tawi Lodge. Amboseli National Park is particularly known for its large herds of elephant. Nature walks are an alternative activity and are ideal for bird watching or spotting herbivorous wild animals such as impalas and zebras. Camel rides are also available. The Fly Camp is a VIP camp that offers a more immersive experience by allowing for free interaction with the local Maasai tribespeople.