Top Wedding Destinations in Kenya

Top Wedding Destinations in Kenya

Icon February 27, 2017
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When it comes to amazing wedding destinations, Kenya has got it all. Throughout the year, tourists travel to Kenya to have their dream weddings. Whether you want a wedding by the beach, the lake, in a forest, grasslands, next to a mountain, surrounded by hills or even surrounded by animals, Kenya has got you covered.

Let’s take a look at some of the most famous wedding destinations in Kenya;

Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club

If your dream is to have a wedding with a spectacular view of one of the highest mountains in Africa, Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club is one of the wedding destinations to consider. It is a luxury and classy hotel with green manicured lawns that provide the most incredible grounds for a perfect wedding. The view of the snow-capped Mount Kenya, the surrounding green vegetation and the incredible hotel architecture completes the beautiful backdrop that any couple could dream of.

Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club is located in Nanyuki and is a perfect wedding destination if you are looking for a luxurious wedding.

Mukima House

Another destination in the Mount Kenya region is Mukima House. Just like Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, a wedding held here will give you a beautiful backdrop of Mount Kenya and an amazing landscape. Mukima House has over 10 wedding spots to choose from and each gives you a different backdrop which also includes a dam and a swimming pool. This means that you can hold your wedding at one spot, your reception at another and have your evening party at a different spot. What’s amazing is that they would all look like different destinations! How cool is that?

Tafaria Castle and Country Lodge

Popularly known as Tafaria Castle, this is another Kenyan wedding destination that will blow away your mind. Set on the slopes of the Aberdares, just as the name suggest, Tafaria Castle’s architecture resembles that of a real castle. The grass is green and elegantly manicured. You will say your vows surrounded by a beautiful landscape comprising of the Aberdares, Mount Kenya from afar, huge stretches of grassland, hills and valleys. It is quite a breathtaking view. There is also a serene swimming pool, just in case you would love your wedding by the poolside.

If you dream of a royal-like wedding, Tafaria Castle is your perfect dream wedding destination.

Lake Naivasha Panorama Park

For you who would love a wedding in the Rift Valley region, Lake Naivasha Panorama Park is one of the wedding destinations that will make your dream come true. The park which is located in Naivasha is set on a hill and will give you a spectacular view of Lake Naivasha and the floor of the Great Rift Valley which comprises of beautiful green vegetation and hills.

The common idea that comes to mind when you talk of a Lake wedding is a wedding by the lakeside. Lake Naivasha Panorama Park however is the opposite of that. It gives you an aerial view of the Lake and the surrounding thus perfect for a change.

Enashipai Resort and Spa

Also located in Naivasha, Enashipai Resort and Spa is one of the most beautiful wedding destinations you’ll ever come across. It is set on the shores of Lake Naivasha and gives the perfect example of a wedding by the lake. The green manicured lawns provide beautiful grounds for your wedding. This will be a wedding by the lake surrounded by a lush scenery of trees, bush vegetation and hills.

The resort offers a complimentary honeymoon night. How awesome!

The Maasai Mara

Maasai Mara is the most popular of all Kenya wedding destinations. I mean, who wouldn’t want a wedding in the wild, surrounded by animals, birds singing in the trees, large grass plains while the Maasai play and dance to traditional music around you. For me this would be a spectacular moment and a dream come true. You will have safari guides to offer you protection as you say your vows.

You can choose to stay at any of the lodges and camps in the Mara.

Rusinga Island Lodge

Rusinga Island Lodge is set on the shores of Lake Victoria in Kisumu. If you want to capture the best of this setting, you should wait to hold your wedding in the evening just as the sun is setting. Sunset over the lake is the most spectacular view ever. Trust me on this. It gives the most beautiful backdrop ever and Rusinga Island Lodge will give you this and more.

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

Lake Nakuru in the Rift Valley region is another popular Kenya wedding destination. Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is set on a hill and gives you a spectacular view of the Lake which is surrounded by the beautiful pink flamingos. How is that for a backdrop! You will also capture other various bird species and acacia trees. It’s quite a breathtaking view.

Hemingways Beach

How can this list be complete without a beach wedding! If you dream of a wedding in the white sand by the beach with a mind-blowing backdrop of serene blue waters and surrounded by palm trees, Hemingways Beach will give you this and much more.

You have an option of either holding your wedding by the beach or at the resort’s garden surrounded by palm trees. Whatever your choice, you will have the pleasure of enjoying the beautiful cool breeze of the Indian Ocean.

There you have it, a list of top Kenya wedding destinations. The choice is now yours. We hope you have your dream wedding!

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