Lake Elmenteita Serena Lodge is a five star hotel uniquely situated on the shoreline of sapphire-blue Lake Elmenteita where hundreds of thousands of birds congregate. The name Elmenteita derives from the Maasai Ol muteita for “place of dust”. This is also home to many rare species of animals, and is less than two hours’ drive from Nairobi.

Kenyan blogger and youtuber Nancie Mwai, headed over to the lodge for a weekend of fun with friends, including Mandi Sorro, and her experience proves that the place is evocatively styled to echo the area’s rich history, and blends aristocratic elegance with modern luxury:

1. Traveling with girlfriends

My boo thangs 🔥🔥

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2. The Lake is perfect place for a photo shoot.

Mood: A lil extra for the gram.

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3. Enjoying the Game Drive.

4. An overall beautiful place.

5. Take part in a new activity.

In the lodge there is water colour painting, yoga, water aerobics, swahili lessons, educational talk, badminton, swimming lessons, botanic tour, and cooking lessons.

6. Lunch looks delicious.

7. And even more food.

On arrival, one is accommodated with luxury tents with views of the lake. Each tent is tastefully furnished with its own private veranda. Tent facilities include telephone, wireless internet, mini-bar and electronic safe .

If the pictures aren’t enough to convince you, here is a vlog: