Nowhere in the world is the wildlife so thrilling and the scenery so breathtaking as it is in Africa, or Segera Retreat in Kenya, that is. The retreat spans over 50,000 acres and is located on the placid Laikipia Plateau, at the foot of Mount Kenya (at 1,700 metres altitude), only 20 km north of the equator.
What makes Segera so special is the beauty of the nature that surrounds it, and the astonishing views of the spacious savannah. Not to mention the quintessential African wildlife (lions, leopards, giraffes, elephants, buffalo, cheetahs, monkeys, ostriches, gazelles, and 365 bird species) that is exclusively reserved for the guests of Segera Retreat.
The Retreat has six twin-storey timber and thatch villas, all decorated in a luxurious and spacious way. There is, for instance, deluxe and very private Segera House with fantastic views of Mount Kenya, or the Paddock House, situated on the old horse paddock, with huge terraces and abundant space. Since the Retreat has been built on the highest standards of self-sustainability, each villa runs on solar energy, true to Segera’s conservation concept. All villas have sizeable bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, while some come with a jacuzzi bath on the balcony.
The Retreat also has other amenities – a fully equipped gym, a spa, saltwater swimming pools, complimentary high-speed Internet, daily laundry services and even private gardens with sun loungers.
At Segera, you will be able to see the most stunning pieces of African art, including the renowned Zeitz Collection. You can also spend time with the staff of the Zeitz Foundation and find out more about the conservation efforts and local community. There is also the Sculpture Garden which contains the art collection of Segera’s owner.
Dining is another unforgettable experience in Segera. Whether you enjoy private dining, or having your meal at one of the several reception rooms, the cuisine here is exquisite. Try the Retreat’s own free-range beef and organically grown vegetables, or taste some of the finest African wines.
Your stay wouldn’t be complete without going on the famous African safari. The Segera Retreat offers day and night game drives, guided walks, visits to hides and lookout points, camel walks, picnics and sundowners.
To quote Segera’s slogan, this is “Africa from a completely different angle”. watch video below
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