Sunbird lodge is a mid- range accommodation found in the Great Rift Valley between Nakuru and GilGil on the shores of Lake Elementaita close to lake nakuru Kenya region. The Lodge is nestled on 55 acres of landscape and 20 minutes’ drive from Lake Nakuru National park, 30 minutes from Lake Naivasha and 127km north west of Nairobi, just about 2 hours’ drive from Nairobi –Nakuru Highway. The camp is convenient and business friendly to guests who want to discover Nakuru national park with its beautiful views, while on Kenya Wildlife Tours.
Sunbird lodge contains 16 spacious and comfortable Cottages with the view of the wilderness reflecting traditional African local building style with natural materials and thatched roofs . Cottages are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, BEAUTIFUL bathroom with hot and cold showers, beds wrapped with mosquito nets, complementary bottled water in the room , free toiletries, slipers , chairs and tables, telephones, 24 hours front desk and many more facilities .
Cottages have private balconies, verandas and sitting areas, you relax while enjoying the stunning view of the Great Rift Valley, garden and surrounding areas. Cottages have excellent and comfortable beds with clean and washed bedding. There are two fireplace at the lodge where fire glows in the evening as they relax and share stories/ experiences about the safari; It also provides warmth to visitors during cold weather. Cottages vary in different sizes with single beds for individual, double/twin beds for sharing / couple and triple /family for group . Room costs ranges from 200$ per night and above.
Sunbird lodge offers more services and facilities which include;
A restaurant that offer both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice ; They offer continental and buffet breakfast ,lunch and dinner in the main building or in the gardens (any place of your choice) served by well trained, friendly and organized staff , the camp also serves bush dinners while overlooking the stars in the sky and in the gardens enjoying the morning sunrises
A well -stocked bar with variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers, You sip the cocktail or monk tail while enjoying the breezes and overlooking the spectacular view of the colorful garden , wilderness and surrounding areas .
A swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon in Nakuru, You relax in water and sip the cocktail overlooking the beautiful landscape.
Services; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and house –keeping services available,
Internet WIFI available in the rooms that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends and surf the web.
Activities to do while at the camp include; swimming , game viewing in Nakuru national park where you will see wide range of animals, Birding /bird watching especially Flamingos , board games , horse riding nature walks to mention but few.
Lake Nakuru is situated in the southern part of Kenya and it is the rift valley soda lake covering 1,754 m above the sea level. The lake is shallow and surrounded by wooden and busy grass land and protected by Lake Nakuru National Park. The lodge is in Nakuru county on Nakuru- Nairobi highway. The park is small covering the total area of 188 kilo meters squared. The park offers a variety number of animals like; Impalas, antelopes, Buffaloes, wathrogs, waterbucks, white rhinos, Girraffes, Leopard, enlands, baboon, lions ,Zebra, Wild dogs etc and over 450 different bird species like; Flamingos , starling birds, White pelican etc.
The park is famous for huge number of attracting flamingos and being the soda lake. There are several accommodations in lake Nakuru national park ; budget , mid-range and luxury accommodation which are all friendly and convenient to guests visiting lake Nakuru national park. There are different activities to do while in Lake Nakuru national park; Game viewing, you spot various animals in the park, boat cruise at lake Nakuru, hot air ballooning, bird watching/birding since the park contains more bird species, nature walks in the park, , flying safaris, cultural visit in the Community , visiting Makalia falls, horse riding in the park, Tree planting , and many more activities. Jan, Feb ,March -July ,September ,October and December and the best month to visit Lake Nakuru national park