If you are looking for an amazing boutique hotel in Kenya, near Malindi’s Marine Park, head straight to Lion in the Sun. Surrounded by bougainvillea, rangipani and coconut trees, it’s just at a stone’s throw from Indian Ocean on the stunning Kenyan coast.
Spread over three acres of land on striking coastline of Kenya, its geographical location is 80 miles to north of Mombasa, and connected by a short flight from Nairobi, Kenya's capital.
Surprisingly for many Kenyans, the niche getaway spot has existed for the last 15 years! Till about two years back it was the famed Malindi dwelling of Flavio Briatore, Formula One honcho and Italian jetsetter Flavio who came along his friends to relax; the list of sports stars include John Galliano, Naomi Campbell or Bono. Since opening its home to other guests, Lion in the Sun has been transformed as an elite retreat allowing the guests to relax and get a feeling of well-being.
Lion in the Sun Rooms
Lion in the Sun has on offer 16 large and luxurious rooms furnished in varying styles. Its seven suites, seven superior rooms and two single rooms have a design that ensures utmost privacy and total comfort. Housed in the midst of a beautiful tropical garden, each of the four wonderful villas has an independent pool and outdoor seating area. Arab and Indian influences beautifully blend here with African architecture, highlighting the cultural variety of the area.
Lions in the Sun Thala Spa
In 2009, Tatler, the celebrated high fashion magazine awarded the Lion in the Sun Spa with the title of “The world’s best spa”. You may know Tatler award in this business is the equivalent of an Oscar in film industry.
Lion in the Sun’s Thala Spa operates under Henri Chenot brand, which has detoxing as its main concept. The world over, the Henri Chenot has just eight centers and its philosophy of well being brought around by diet and the body is truly integrated into the guest’s stay.
Discerning visitors do travel miles to be at this Kenyan hideaway and undertake detoxifying treatments. Patrons are offered special diet and food to facilitate minimum build-up of toxins. Simultaneously, the individual undergoes special treatment to help them get rid of the maximum amount of toxins.
Lion in the Sun Restaurant
Restaurant at Lion in the Sun presents unmatched dishes, blending Italian flavours with some local, Japanese and other exotic ingredients. The trained chefs are sure to come to the expectations of individual requests in making eating an enjoyable experience for the taste buds and a pleasure to the eyes!
For more information, go to http://www.lioninthesun.net/