The original Hemingways opened in November 1988 on the Kenyan coast in Watamu. Named after the famous author, explorer and fisherman, Ernest Hemingway, who travelled throughout Kenya, this iconic hotel has been a favourite holiday destination for many years seeing the same guests return year after year for a hit of the famed Hemingways hospitality. The Collection was expanded in 2012 with the addition of a luxury boutique safari camp, Ol Seki Hemingways Mara, and then again in 2013 with the opening of the Collection’s flagship property, Hemingways Nairobi – a first of its kind 5* luxury boutique hotel in Nairobi which is now considered one of the finest hotels in Africa. Hemingways Collection is staffed by a dedicated team of hotel and hospitality professionals who all have the same vision – to be the best luxury boutique hotel collection in Africa.
With our unique 5* properties in some of the most sought after locations in Africa, Hemingways Collection offers guests the ultimate travel itinerary in Kenya.
Spend two nights at Hemingways Nairobi with a day out mingling with baby orphan elephants and Rothschild giraffe. Wake early on day 3 for a short flight to the Maasai Mara and spend the next three days enjoying the wonderful wildlife and culture that a safari in Kenya has to offer. See the sun rise as your hot air balloon drifts over the famous Mara plains and after an exhilarating day seeing the Big 5, relax with a refreshing sundowner as the sun bids farewell for another day and the stars start to shine. Hop back on a plane for a short flight to Malindi and feel the warmth of the Coast as you step off. Spend the next five nights among the palm trees of Watamu and enjoy the white golden sands and turquoise water of the Marine Park. Catch a Marlin, learn to Kitesurf, enjoy a sunset cruise among the mangroves or just simply lounge by the pool with your favourite book. It’s all possible with Hemingways Collection.
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