Lewa House

Lewa House, E808, Ndare, Buuri, Meru County, Eastern, Kenya – Show more hotels in Kenya

Location: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Meru County, Kenya


Lewa House is set on top of a hill with an engaging panoramic view of the rolling landscape of the Conservancy, overlooking the luggas (valleys) and hills, with the horizon rising to the eye-catching views of the Mathews range and the sacred mountain of the Samburu, Ol Lolokwe. Accommodation is in the form of cottage rooms, spread out along the hillside, looking at the expanse of wilderness to the north. The 3 original thatched family cottages, each comprising of two en-suite rooms and a large shared veranda. The 4th recently added single room cottages is built with sustainable, ecological principles in mind, whilst still being exceptionally comfortable and spacious. The heart of the House is a large elegant building, the open fireplace at one end allows guests to relax during the day and mingle with a drink before dinner and the other side is a large family dining table, where evening meals are served, hosted by Calum and Sophie Macfarlane. A large shaded verandah extends away from the main house with a comfortable seating area for guests’ to enjoy a cool afternoon drink, the beautiful shaded gardens surround the house where breakfast or lunch is often served on the lawn. The house has a large swimming pool overlooking a waterhole which provides some of the best game viewing on Lewa! Children of all ages are welcome, for younger children’s child care, kindly advice on booking as may incur extra charge.

Uniqueness of this Camp

The House is located in the very heart of the malaria free Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and is an owner run lodge offering unique access to all corners of this world renowned conservation area. By staying at the House you give direct contribution to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. With a range of authentic activities guests are able to unlock and understand what is being achieved here and what the wide range of ecosystems provides in regards to the naturally rich wildlife experience.


3 family cottages (2 adjoining ensuite rooms – 1 double and 1 twin) 4 individual ensuite cottages (Earth pods) maximum number of guests’ 18 people. Family Cottages – all have indoor showers 3 Earth pods – indoor showers and outdoor bathtubs 1 Earth pod – indoor shower and bathtub. The lodge terrain is flat, to allow wheelchair access, but there are no special facilities for physically challenged guests’. Mosquito nets, pure cotton linen, dressing gowns, room safe, square pin plug sockets, torch and drinking water. Shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, soap, laundry detergent (for under garments), towels, make-up mirror.


Room Amenities: Mosquito nets, pure cotton linen, dressing gowns, room safe, square pin plug sockets, torch and drinking water. Shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, soap, laundry detergent (for under garments), towels, make-up mirror. House Amenities: 24-hour security, Eco-friendly, malaria free area, Yoga mats provided on request, Mobile connectivity, pool, secure parking, Hair dryers – Provided upon request, Accepted payment options – Visa, MasterCard, Mosquito Nets – Cottages only, Wi-Fi available in main area, Swimming pool and Gift Shop, Solar power (220V), 24 hrs. supply Charging points in rooms (3 pin square) and in the main areas. No adapters provided, 24-hour Security.


House Activities: Open Land Cruisers are used for game viewing drive – Shared, Photographic Aid – Bean bags, Refreshments – Water, soft drinks, Reference Books – Yes, Birds & Mammals, Charging Points, Binoculars, Driver guide. Sundowner, Day and Night Game Drives, Guided Game Walks, Conservancy Activities, Ngare Ndare Canopy Walk, Ngare Ndare Waterfalls, Pre-historic Site Visit, Il Ngwesi Cultural Boma. Experience nearby: Bird Watching, Child Friendly Activities, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Helicopter Rides, Hiking, Horse Riding, Horse-back Safaris and Tree-top Canopy Tours.

Popular Features

  • 24-hour Security
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walks
  • Child Friendly Activities
  • Cultural Visits
  • Fishing
  • Game Drives
  • Game Viewing
  • Game Walks
  • Gift Shop
  • Helicopter Scenic Safaris
  • Horse-back riding safaris
  • Ngare Ndare Forest Visit
  • Night Game Drives
  • Photographic Safaris
  • Picnic breakfast
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Pre-historic Site Visit
  • Safaris
  • Scenic Airplane Trips
  • Secure Parking
  • Sundowners
  • Swiming Pool
  • Yoga