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Old March 29th, 2012, 10:31 AM   #1
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Focus on Naivasha.

Naivasha is arguably Kenya's most prominent inland resort town. Its located in Nakuru county about an hours drive from Nairobi. With all the tourist attractions around it; Hell's Gate National Park, Longonot National Park and Mount Longonot, Lake Naivasha and some of Africas largest flower farms, its no surprise that there has been a rush to put up several hotels, resorts there. This thread is meant to highlight the areas development.

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Old March 30th, 2012, 09:20 PM   #2
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i think so true but naivasha is already too full and defantly in the weekend and the road from nairobi to naivasha is also horrible. these challenges have to been overcome befor it can really become more than a weekend stay and hopefully into an international world class town!! are there any new large resorts coming??
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Old March 30th, 2012, 11:39 PM   #3
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i think so true but naivasha is already too full and defantly in the weekend and the road from nairobi to naivasha is also horrible. these challenges have to been overcome befor it can really become more than a weekend stay and hopefully into an international world class town!! are there any new large resorts coming??
Is this really true?
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Is this really true?
Not at all....
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Full? I guess that's a relative term and I wonder what the author meant. It may have grown (is still growing) and has plenty of growth space available: it's not an island. As for the road, I just drove through that route in late February and it was still a decent road. Nakuru to Nairobi took me about an hour and a half. I took the same trip last year in early March and I did not see any marked difference.

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Old April 2nd, 2012, 11:36 AM   #6
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I don't know whether Naivasha has alot going on for it.Nakuru's growth was propelled by the dual carriageway running across town and the increased population after the post election violence. Naivasha still has a pretty bad reputation after the PEV violence that rocked that town.I see it more as a transit town to Nakuru and beyond.Hopefully the new government will come up with some sort of masterplan for the town which will drive investment into the city.
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I don't know whether Naivasha has alot going on for it.Nakuru's growth was propelled by the dual carriageway running across town and the increased population after the post election violence. Naivasha still has a pretty bad reputation after the PEV violence that rocked that town.I see it more as a transit town to Nakuru and beyond.Hopefully the new government will come up with some sort of masterplan for the town which will drive investment into the city.
Naivasha does have alot going for it. I pointed that out in the begining. I guess certain places in Kenya will carry the scars of PEV which I hope time will heal.

That's not why I opened this thread. I dont want to focus our attention on the town itself as there is already a Naivasha thread in the urban section. I want to focus on the resorts and other new properties that may be coming up around the area.
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Old April 5th, 2012, 08:28 AM   #8
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Enashipai

This is a new resort not many people know about. It means a place of happiness in the Maa language and Maasai themes are present throughout the resort. Perfect place for a weekend getaway.

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Old April 5th, 2012, 02:31 PM   #9
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Great pics Kenguy, thanks!!
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Beautiful resort, thanks for posting.
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You are welcome guys.
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Old April 8th, 2012, 12:37 PM   #13
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Great Rift Valley Lodge.

This is a fairly recent development which combines a gated community with a golf course (one of Africa's best) and lodge.

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Aberdare Hills Golf Resort.

This one is proposed but looks like it will give the Great Rift Valley Resort a run for its money when complete.

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Woooow!!!! The video alone melts my heart.
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Beautiful.
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Old April 9th, 2012, 03:38 AM   #17
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I wish the workers at these lodges would be dressed in traditional uniforms, overall the photos are beautiful
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woe!! gotta say am moved. these photos are great.the resorts sure rank high up the charts
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Awsam pics kenguy, and Aberdare hills wow its just fantastic hope the roads and supporting infrasructure ari in good condition
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Enashipai is just lovely.
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