The Elewana Collection announced that Kifaru House on the Lewa/Borana Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya will be open to individual travelers on April 1.
Previously, Kifaru House was only available for group bookings on an exclusive basis; however, beginning in April visitors will be able to book rooms on an individual basis in line with the other Elewana properties.
Taking its name from the Swahili word for rhino, Kifaru House is located on a hilltop overlooking Lewa, home to East Africa's healthiest rhino population (66 black and 62 white rhinos). Constructed mainly from materials sourced locally, great care has been taken to reflect the style, character and lifestyle of the Kenya highlands.
Accommodating up to 12 guests in six spacious, thatched-roofed bandas (private huts), the guestrooms feature four-poster beds and en-suite bathrooms as well as sitting and writing areas.
The main house offers a dining room, sitting room, fully stocked bar and two fireplaces. There is a terrace for al fresco dining as well as a heated infinity pool with bar and lounging facilities and massage rooms.
Rooms start at $615 per person, per night sharing twin/double accommodations, 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.