Tassia LodgeSeptember 8, 2021
Ol Lentille brings secluded luxury to life with four fully serviced villas set within the 40,000 acres conservation area in Laikipia, Kenya. Regarded as one of the best safari lodges in Kenya for its unmatched location, rare beauty, and ancient roots, Ol Lentille offers a most unique approach to luxury travel fueled by conservation and community.
Uncover Kenya's best-kept secret, Ol Lentille is situated in the northern reaches of Kenya and positioned on one of the highest points in Laikipia, its prime location offers unsurpassed views and exclusivity, by nature. Situated in a private conservation area in the far northern escarpment of the Laikipia Plateau with enormous views of the craggy peak of Mount Kenya, the Samburu sacred mountain of Ololokwe, the Matthews Range and the Karisia Hills. At one of the highest points in Laikipia – it commands spectacular and breathtaking panoramas in every direction.
As the pioneers of luxury villas in Laikipia, this accommodation offering is curated for relaxation, privacy, and connection to the beautiful location. Each of the four luxurious villas comes with its own distinct contemporary African interior, inspired by the trees and plants of Laikipia.
Carissa is perched on a rocky outcrop in a secluded corner of the property. Its luxurious new interiors are inspired by the carissa tree, found on the grounds around the house. Its bedroom, with floor-to-ceiling windows, offers spectacular views of the craggy peaks and deep valleys of Laikipia. With a private deck and open-air bathtub, a cosy lounge with fireplace and a private dining room, Carissa is an idyllic oasis in this rugged environment.
Aloe features two expansive bedrooms complete with dressing rooms, sunken baths, open-air showers and private terraces with spectacular views of the Matthews range, Ololokwe, the Samburu's sacred mountain, and snow-capped Mount Kenya. Multiple communal areas, a generous communal terrace and a plunge pool complete the perfect setting.
Acacia's luxurious new interiors are inspired by the Acacia tree. The house is built into the mountainside, with huge boulders forming part of its structure, with a hand-woven papyrus roof capping it. Acacia Villa is comprised of two large bedrooms, with several communal living spaces and two decks, which overlook a watering hole and have incredible views of the rugged countryside.
Boscia Family Villa
The largest of the houses, with three bedrooms and multiple communal areas, Boscia's contemporary new interiors are inspired by the shepherd tree (Boscia Albitrunca). The house features a large wrap-around deck with gorgeous views of Mount Lentille, Laikipia's tallest peak, a plunge pool and an outdoor area with a campfire, ideal to start the evening or finish it.
1 Couples Retreat
1 Family Villa
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