Situated in Kenya’s conserved remaining habitat of the Rare Sable Antelope, Shimba National Reserve, is the Shimba Hills Lodge overlooking a waterhole. The Lodge is set 45 minutes from the Indian Ocean and about 50 km from Mombasa in the heart of an ancient tropical rain forest inside the Reserve.
The lodge is a bird and animal watcher’s paradise. The Elephant, genet cat, civet and buffalo can be sighted most of the evenings at Shimba’s floodlit waterhole. Its closeness to the coast makes Shimba Hills National Reserve and the lodge a perfect outing for visitors who want to see game.
Shimba hills lodge has 67 rooms which comfortable and uniquely furnished, some with the gnarled trunk of a tree providing a natural centerpiece, and others overlook the waterhole.
Suites have their own bathrooms while Single, double and triple rooms have access to toilet and shower facilities
The open fronted dining room allows unrestricted game and bird viewing at all times, and an elevated walkway extending well into the forest gives peace seeking visitors a few rare moments alone with nature.