Walk on the bright side of life and explore wonderful Kenya. The Rift Valley features fascinating landscapes, superb service, warm-hearted hospitality and exotic flora and fauna. The Ol Pejeta House stands for luxurious facilities, a tongue-tantalising cuisine and service with a smile.
The stately house at the heart of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy used to be the residence of the famed and fabled multi-billionaire Adnan Kashoggi. Younger generations may not remember the name Kashoggi: The Saudi Adnan
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Kashoggi was rumoured to be the world’s richest man in the 1980s, having made billions with weapons deals. His extravagant lifestyle and exuberant parties in addition to his pompous homes around the world made him a living legend.
And certainly, the stately Ol Pejeta House fits the picture. The elegant residence features two master suites as well as two guest rooms. A sweeping veranda leads to the lounge and the dining room furnished with massive wooden tables and comfortable chairs.
Sip a steaming cup of coffee or chilled glass of white wine and look out over the vast estate with its tropical gardens, waterhole, two swimming pools and the snow-topped peak of Mount Kenya in the distance.
The Ol Pejeta House’s interior charms its guests with luxurious sofas and armchairs as well as select pieces of art, creating a tasteful yet welcoming atmosphere. Moreover, you may also reside at the Buffalo Cottage that Adnan Kashoggi had had constructed for his children.
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast on the outdoor veranda. Lunch and dinner are served in the comfort of the dining room. The dining room is quite something: It is still fitted with a lot of elements dating back to the multi-billionaire’s unlimited reach. It includes a clever system of rolls and wall-mounted conveyers to transport plates effortlessly back and forth from the kitchen.
All meals are served à-la-carte by the dedicated kitchen’s crew. There are only a handful of guests lodged at the Ol Pejeta House at any one time and it will be a pleasure for the chef to fulfil personal requests. Moreover, delicious barbecues are regularly staged.
Incidentally, the Ol Pejeta House is located at only a few minutes’ distance from the Sweetwaters Tented Camp. While you enjoy absolute privacy on the one hand, you may always enjoy the sister camp’s facilities whenever desired.
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