Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, are met, picked and transferred to Nairobi Safari club or “The Stanley”. On arrival, are received with a complimentary welcome cocktail drink, bouquet of flowers and checked in at honeymooners suite on all meals.
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for flight to Mombasa city in time for an early lunch at a Mombasa restaurant. After, transfer to Whitesands Hotel and spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the beach in time for dinner and evening cruise at the Tamarind. Unforgotten old Arabic dhows cruise and a romantic candle dinner under the star filled sky, really magical mix ancient with the modern. A welcome cocktail drink “Dawa” (medicine) will be reminiscent of the first date you had together. Dinner with dance in the cruise and overnight at the Whitesands hotel.
Breakfast and leave for the richest Marine Park at the Kenyan Coast. Depart early morning for the fishing village of Shimoni, close to the Tanzanian border. The scenic route takes you through lush coconut and cashew nuts plantations and the colorful villages of the Digo people. At Shimoni jetty, board an authentic motorized Lamu dhow, which cruise and sail through an enchanting seascape of Islands to the underwater splendors of the Kisite Marine Park. Here snorkellers will marvel at the incredible variety of marine life in the shallow and warm waters around Kisite Island; the venue for numerous birds. We escort Scuba divers to explore a number of excellent dive sites, also teeming with an astounding variety of Marine life, which inhabit the magnificent coral reefs in and around the park. A sumptuous Swahili style seafood lunch is served at Wasini Island Restaurant. Thereafter visit the traditional Muslim village before returning to your hotel late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Wasini bandas.
Breakfast and leave for Kiwayu safari village -your romantic hideaway “home” for the next 2 nights located in a remote and unspoiled northern part of Kenya’s coastline. Here, enjoy beautiful sunny days on endless white beaches, in a place designed to pamper guests with exclusivity. Everything is harmoniously built out of locally available natural materials – the spacious beach cottages are built of grass matting and palm fronds. There are no doors or windows, just wide-open spaces which let in the air and visions of sky, sand and sea. Meals are a marvelous medley of the best the Indian Ocean has to offer, succulent crab, lobster and an array of fish, interspersed with salads and Kenyan-grown vegetables (you’ll be amazed at how tasty they are!), and of course tropical fruit ripened to perfection — exquisite simple luxury. Spend your days relaxing, beach-combing the miles of pristine beaches, wind-surfing, snorkeling, creek fishing or take a boat trip to explore the islands off the coast. Overnight at Kiwayu Safari Village on all meals.
Breakfast and leave for Mombasa city in time for lunch at a city restaurant. Check in at Whitesands Hotel and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure before proceeding for a show. Enjoy the evening with a spectacular presentation, which portrays the history of the East African Coast and Fort Jesus. After the show, enjoy dinner served in the Fort.
Pickup is from your hotel approx. 1700hrs and drive to Jahazi marine jetty to board the Dhow. Take a romantic sundowner Cruise along the shores of the Island of Mombasa to an enchanting evening not to be missed. As darkness sets in, you will dock at a private jetty and proceed to Fort Jesus. “Arab and Portuguese” men, bearing Fire torches, guard the entrance of the fort, constructed by the Portuguese in the 16th century. View a spectacular 30minutes Sound and Light presentation of the turbulent History of the East African Coast. The historic mood is kept alive as you dine under the stars and candlelight, enjoying a sumptuous feast of 5 course dinner served by waiters in Portuguese attire, with the fortress walls lit up to provide a magical backdrop to a magnificent feast. Following this feast you can return to your hotel at Whitesands.
Day 7-8 HEMINGWAYS RESORT (Your ultimate resort for a Kenyan honeymoon)
Breakfast and proceed to Mombasa. Head toward Malindi for Watamu airstip and connect a flight to Hemingway’s resort in time for lunch. HEMINGWAYS RESORT(Your ultimate resort for a Kenyan honeymoon) The rooms have been individually furnished to the highest standard using hand made pieces designed by Armando Tanzini and Charles Tile, with original paintings by Lisa Dickinson. In a slight departure from the norm at Hemingway’s, the flooring of the living and bedroom area is to be finished in a dark hardwood, rather than a ceramic tile, thus giving the rooms even more individuality. Both suites will have satellite television. As with the refurbishment of all our bathrooms, tiles, marbles and fixtures have all been imported and finished to the highest standards with corner baths, Bidets and an extra large shower. For those wishing to entertain in their room, a kitchenette / service area has been incorporated, along with a guest cloakroom and shower. A further facility is the optional use of a superior room adjacent with inter-connecting doors to accommodate children or family. Dinner and overnight at Hemingway’s resort.
Spend your day relaxing, beach-combing the miles of pristine beaches, windsurfing, snorkeling, creek fishing or take a boat trip to explore the beaches. Dinner and overnight at Hemingway’s resort.
Breakfast and leave for Mombasa in time for lunch in a Mombasa city restaurant. After, leave for Mombasa airport in time for your flight home.
Prices inclusive of:
Complimentary welcome champagne
Complimentary excess baggage storage
Transport in 9 seated Tour Van with pop up roof Tour van fitted with Hi-Fi radio
Accommodation at Lodge or luxury tented camps
All Intra-Kenya scheduled and charter flights
All park entrance fees
All Government taxes and levies
3 Meals a Day Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Game drives
One Liter Mineral water a day while on safari
Accommodation in Nairobi
Dhow and boat charges and meals