Chui Lodge in Naivasha is on an expansive 18,000-acre sanctuary, sits one of the Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary’s stunning hotels. With only eight en suite cottages at the lodge, each with its own veranda overlooking the wildlife, this private sanctuary is luxurious in every way.
Bask in the beauty of the heated swimming pool and enjoy the sweeping views of one of the many wonders of the world, the Rift Valley. Chui Lodge has traditional African artwork decoration and guests can immerse in the rich culture. Its a mix of privacy, proximity to stunning wildlife and celebrated hospitality assures a stay here will be one of utmost relaxation and novelty.
The lodge is designed in a unique blend of contemporary and rustic styles, with spacious and elegantly furnished rooms that offer stunning views of the sanctuary and the lake. Each room features a private veranda, a fireplace, and an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and a shower.
Chui Lodge offers a range of activities for guests to explore the sanctuary and its diverse wildlife, including game drives, guided walks, bird watching, and boat rides on Lake Naivasha. The lodge also has a spa, a swimming pool, and a restaurant that serves delicious African and international cuisine.
As if having a private cottage isn’t enough, you will enjoy food prepared by renowned Chef Richard Langat, using all sourced ingredients grown from the rich soil of the valley. While enjoying the meal, you will be able to look out on the sanctuary below where they can glimpse all kinds of wildlife from giraffes to zebras, and at times even cheetahs if they’re fast enough to catch them running by.
Professional local guides at Chui Lodge Naivasha are ready to create the perfect agenda of daily activities based on the traveling party’s interests. These experiences include; guided bush walks, horse riding through the sanctuary and a boat trip to the lake for a chance to view the local hippos! For those looking for luxury and adventure, the Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary’s Chui Lodge should be perfect.
Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary hosts two luxury boutique hotels, Chui Lodge and Kiangazi House
These two hotels are ideal for Family getaways, they have perfect wedding venues and any couple on a romantic getaway will not want to leave these hotels. Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary is only 1.5 hrs drive from Nairobi.
Chui Lodge is a private getaway as rare and impressive as the animal after which it is named (Chui is the Swahili word for Leopard). Crafted from simple bush stone, local Acacia, Leleshwa and Olive woods with a beautiful twisted Marula roof, it features pillars and murals with intricate African carvings creating the feel of an artist’s gallery. The lodge and the swimming pool overlook a busy waterhole with the Mau Escarpment as a backdrop and the Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary is home to an astonishing range of wildlife. Fresh vegetables and dairy products are produced on the farm nearby and therefore obtained daily.
Chui Lodge Location
In the privately owned 20,000 acre Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary just above the shores of Lake Naivasha within the Great Rift Valley.
How to get to Chui Lodge
By road: Approximately 1½ hours driving time from Nairobi.
By air: To nearby airstrips Oserian (10 min.) and Loldia (35 min.):
Oserian private airstrip for private charters.
Safarilink – from Nairobi daily with arrival at Loldia airstrip ongoing to the Masai Mara during high season.
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- Easily accessible from Nairobi.
- Picturesque serene location.
- The perfect experience for adventurers!
- Great Dining options local cuisine and international cuisine.
What are the 2023 Prices for Chui Lodge – Naivasha?
Here are Chui Lodge – Naivasha Resident Rates:
What Does PPS Mean? PPS (Per Person Sharing) means cost Per Adult when sharing the Room with another. Example KES 10,000/- PPS means, 2 Adults in 1 Room pay KES 20,000/-
Chui Lodge – Naivasha Rates
|All Inclusive Rates
||Sun – Thur||Fri & Sat|
|1st Jan – 31st Dec 2023||Sharing||Single
|Standard Cottage||KES 22,430/- PPS||KES 28,710/- PP||KES 25,690/- PPS||KES 33,120/- PP|
|Deluxe Cottage||KES 24,760/- PPS||KES 31,030/- PP||KES 28,010/- PPS||KES 35,440/- PP|
Chui Lodge Oserian Rates are in KES, Per Person (All Inclusive), Per Night
Rates Exclude: Other Meals and Extras
Easter and Christmas mandatory supplements applicable
Rates Exclude: Conservancy Fees and other Extras
Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary Fees (Mandatory):
KES 2,350/- per Adult, KES 1,175/- per Child (For Residents)
Chui Lodge Oserian Children Rates:
3 yrs to 11 yrs, Sharing with Adults: 50% of PPS
Easter Supplement: KES 2,500/- per adult (50% children) per night
Easter Friday to Easter Monday
Christmas Supplement: KES 3,000/- per adult (50% for children) Per Night
24th, 25th, 26th and 31st Dec 2023 and 1st Jan 2024
Easter and Christmas Minimum Stay: 2 Nights
Chui Lodge Naivasha Package Includes:
- Drinks: Soft Drinks, Water, Beer, House Wines, House Spirits
- Full Board Accommodation
- Water, Soft Drinks, House Wines & Beer
- Local Airstrip Transfers
- In house Activities: Game Drives, Night Drives, Bush Walks, Sundowner – ALL on Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary
Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary Fee NOT included (KES 2,350/- Per Person Per Night)
What Hotel Facilities are available at Chui Lodge Naivasha?
Chui Lodge Naivasha offers a range of facilities to make guests' stay comfortable and enjoyable. Here are some of the facilities you can expect to find at the lodge:
- Accommodation: The lodge features 8 luxurious cottages, each with a private veranda, a fireplace, and an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and a shower. The cottages are spacious and elegantly furnished, with stunning views of the sanctuary and the lake.
- Restaurant: The lodge has a restaurant that serves delicious African and international cuisine, prepared using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Guests can enjoy their meals while admiring the beautiful views of the sanctuary and the lake.
- Bar: The lodge has a well-stocked bar that serves a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, including wines, beers, cocktails, and soft drinks.
- Spa: The lodge has a spa that offers a range of treatments and massages to help guests relax and unwind. The spa uses natural and organic products, and guests can choose from a variety of packages and treatments.
- Swimming pool: The lodge has a swimming pool that is set in a beautiful garden and offers stunning views of the sanctuary and the lake. Guests can relax by the poolside and enjoy a refreshing dip in the water.
- Game drives: The lodge offers guided game drives in the sanctuary, giving guests the opportunity to spot a variety of wildlife, including leopards, giraffes, zebras, and buffalo.
- Guided walks: Guests can also go on guided walks in the sanctuary, accompanied by experienced guides who will share their knowledge of the local flora and fauna.
- Boat rides: The lodge offers boat rides on Lake Naivasha, where guests can spot hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of water birds.
- Conference facilities: The lodge has conference facilities that can accommodate up to 12 people, making it an ideal venue for small business meetings and events.
Which Rooms Types are in Chui Lodge – Naivasha?
Chui Lodge – Cottages
There are only 8 luxury individual cottages, each with its own fireplace, en-suite bathroom with marble basin tops and a delightful veranda with its own view. Three deluxe cottages in addition feature a cosy living room. Six of the cottages have magnificent four poster king size beds, whilst the remaining two have generously sized singles.
All the bedrooms have magnificent four poster king size olive wood beds, roaring log fires, en-suite bathrooms and unique décor, making each room completely different from one another. Each cottage has their very own tea/coffee stations and mini bars, these are restocked everyday.
The deluxe rooms are larger and have their very own lounge areas, some with an extra sofa bed. Each view from the rooms is unique, some overlook the lush gardens towards the pond and others have spectacular views of the wildlife and wildlife waterhole in front of the lodge.
What are the Foods & Drinks options at Chui Lodge – Naivasha?
Chui Lodge professionally trained chefs prepare an array of meals to satisfy every palate with many ingredients being sourced from Chui Lodge very own dairy and organic vegetable farm. Four course dinners are served either inside with a log fire keeping everything warm or candle-lit under the stars listening to the hyenas call in the distance. Whether it is a romantic private dinner at your very own cottage or lunch by the pool we are able to cater for your every need.
Chui Lodge meals vary from delicious wood smoked beef fillets cooked to perfection on outdoor BBQs to homemade pizzas cooked in our own charcoal ovens, where the charcoal is sustainable made onsite. We want more than anything for every guest to feel at home and Chui Lodge offers all the opportunity to visit Chui Lodge vegetable farm and also Chui Lodge dairy herd where Chui Lodge double cream, yogurt and butter comes from.
All the Meals are covered in the package.
- Water, soft drinks, beers and house wines are included in the room rates.
- Champagne, special wines and spirits are at an additional cost.
Which Hotel Activities are available for guests at Chui Lodge Naivasha?
At Chui Lodge Naivasha, guests can enjoy a range of exciting and unique activities that will make their stay unforgettable. The lodge offers personalized services, and professional safari guides will tailor daily activities to guests' interests and wishes.
- Day and night game drives: Guests can enjoy guided day and night game drives in the Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary or along the lake shore in 4-wheel drive vehicles with professional local guides. During these drives, guests can spot a variety of wildlife such as leopards, giraffes, zebras, and buffaloes.
- Guided bush walks: For those who enjoy walking and exploring on foot, guided bush walks are available. Experienced guides will lead guests through the sanctuary, pointing out the local flora and fauna and sharing their knowledge of the area.
- Boat trips and fishing: Guests can take a boat trip on Lake Naivasha, which is home to a variety of water birds such as cormorants, kingfishers, and pelicans. They can also try their hand at fishing and catch tilapia or black bass.
- Bird watching: Chui Lodge is located in an area rich in birdlife, with over 400 bird species recorded in the Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary. Guests can enjoy guided bird watching tours to spot various species such as the African fish eagle, grey crowned crane, and hamerkop.
- Heated swimming pool: The lodge has a heated swimming pool where guests can relax and take a dip, while enjoying the beautiful views of the sanctuary and the lake.
- Bush breakfasts and sundowners: Guests can enjoy breakfast in the bush or watch the sunset while sipping sundowners in a beautiful natural setting.
- Horse riding: For those who love horses and riding, horse riding is available, and guests can explore the sanctuary and the surrounding areas on horseback.
- Game drives in Hell's Gate National Park: Guests can take a day trip to Hell's Gate National Park, which is known for its stunning landscapes, including towering cliffs, gorges, and rock formations. It's also home to various wildlife such as zebras, giraffes, and baboons.
- Day trips to Lake Nakuru National Park: Lake Nakuru National Park is located a short distance from the lodge, and guests can take a day trip to visit the park and its famous flamingos, as well as other wildlife such as rhinos, lions, and leopards.
- Candlelit dinners: Guests can enjoy a unique dining experience with candlelit dinners under the stars in the heart of the Oserengoni Wildlife Sanctuary, which is an unforgettable and romantic experience.
- Visits to the lodge's organic vegetable farm: Guests can visit the lodge's organic vegetable farm and learn about sustainable farming practices. They can also enjoy fresh produce from the farm, which is used to prepare meals at the lodge.
Weddings and Honeymoons and Private Parties at Chui Lodge
Weddings at Chui Lodge
Chui Lodge - Naivasha is not just a safari lodge, but also a beautiful venue for weddings, honeymoons, and private parties. The lodge offers a stunning natural backdrop for couples to exchange their vows, celebrate their union, or enjoy a romantic honeymoon.
The lodge's experienced event planners can help couples plan every detail of their special day, from the decor and floral arrangements to the catering and entertainment. Whether the wedding is an intimate affair or a grand celebration, the lodge can provide a beautiful setting and memorable experience.
Honeymoons at Chui Lodge
For honeymooners, Chui Lodge offers the perfect romantic getaway. Couples can enjoy private candlelit dinners under the stars, relaxing spa treatments, and a range of outdoor activities such as guided bush walks, horse riding, and boat trips on Lake Naivasha. The lodge's luxurious suites provide a tranquil and intimate space for couples to unwind and enjoy their honeymoon in style.
Private Parties at Chui Lodge
The lodge is also available for private parties and events such as birthday celebrations, anniversaries, and corporate retreats. With its stunning natural setting, luxurious accommodations, and range of activities and amenities, Chui Lodge is the ideal venue for a memorable and unique private event.
The lodge's event planners can work with guests to create a customized experience that meets their specific needs and preferences, from the menu and entertainment to the decor and activities. Whether it's a formal dinner party, a team building retreat, or a family reunion, the lodge can provide a beautiful and unforgettable setting for any occasion.