Giraffe Manor is an exclusive boutique hotel, owned by The Safari Collection. Often referred to as one of the most instagrammed properties in the world, Giraffe Manor is set in 12 acres of private land within 140 acres of indigenous forest in the Langata suburb of Nairobi.
Meet the residents..
One of the most fascinating things about Giraffe Manor is its resident herd of Rothschild’s giraffes who may visit morning and evening, poking their long necks into the windows in the hope of a treat, breakfasts are a fun-filled affair! Giraffe Manor can be booked for the night or as part of a complete tailor-made Kenya safari with The Safari Collection.
Those in need of pampering can soothe weary limbs with a massage, whilst the energetically-inclined can enjoy invigorating workouts at the gym. Wonderful family activities at Giraffe Manor include excursions to the nearby Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, the Karen Blixen Museum or relaxing walks in the forest on the estate.
KIN TOH is a fine dining, high-cuisine restaurant experience located on top of the famous Azulik hotel in Tulum. Built on stilts 12m above Tulum`s Mayan jungle, with surrounding views this is the ultimate bucket list dining experience.
Bucket List Dining..
At Kin Toh, above the indoor restaurant are private “nests” that are built on to the rooftop. These private tables sit about 40 feet above ground level so they give you 360 degree views over the jungle and beautiful Caribbean Sea, one of the best places to watch the sunset! KIN TOH uses different textures, flavours, temperatures and the best ingredients for Mexican and Mayan infused cuisine. Offering a wide selection of international spirits and Mexican distillates. Each night a surprising performance from world renowned artists take place to complete the incredible KIN TOH experience.
You’ve probably already seen the amazing treehouse hotel, Azulik, on your Instagram feed. Azulik is one of the most well-known hotels in Tulum, Mexico and has become famous for its treehouse-like architecture. Azulik blends in with its natural surroundings so you feel completely immersed in the environment providing a unique experience where art and nature intertwine to create an environment to reconnect. The whole hotel is lit exclusively by candlelight, creating a natural ambiance perfect for a relaxing retreat or the perfect romantic getaway!
Tulum is the hottest holiday destination right now! First and foremost a beach destination — and for good reason! The beaches of Tulum are some of the best in the world alongside lush jungles, cenotes (caves with crystal-clear waters), gorgeous lagoons and importantly a crazy nightlife – think Bagatelle, Taboo, Bonbonniere and so much more. We have selected 5 of the Top Hotels for all budgets for that Mexican escape.
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This ‘Villa’ is set on the white sands of the Yucatan Peninsula in Tulum, described as a sophisticated, exotically furnished Hotel with 11 rooms. A private oasis for its guests, the suites are designed with spacious bathrooms, luxury linens, and access to salt-water infinity pools, just steps from the sea. The main suite even includes a roll out bed, so you can enjoy the star-lit sky from the comfort of your sheets. La Valise is all about wellness. Offering many wellbeing improvement classes, to engage the mind, body and soul – from sound baths to snorkelling.
Suspended among the trees on Tulums dramatic coastline, Azulik sits off route 15 next to some of the area’s most glamorous hotels and beach clubs, just a 10-minute drive from central Tulum. The town has modernised over the past few years and the main strip is now busy with excellent restaurants and popular bars. The town still aches with bohemian charm but having the option to escape to Azulik’s white sandy beach is a real bonus. The villas of AZULIK Tulum were designed to create an atmosphere for rest, where we limit technology to reduce its impact on the environment and our ability to get in tune with our surroundings.
Papaya Playa Project is a sustainable boutique hotel complex, made up of beachfront cabins and cottages, located on the Mayan Riviera. Offering rustic accommodation, with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea, the eco-friendly properties are modestly decorated, with a light airy feel. Some fit with rooftop plunge pools. Papaya Playa Project organises events including DJ sets and Full Moon parties to keep their guests entertained. If your all about relaxation, you’ll love their Spa, specialising in Mayan Shaman therapies.
This contemporary, boutique hotel sits on a private beach, on the Zona Hotelera seafront strip, known for its array of bars, beaches and restaurants. The rooms are fit with all the essential amenities, while the Hotel includes an outdoor pool, beach beds served by the restaurant and beautiful Spa facilities. This Hotel is in the prime location for exploring much of Tulum’s natural beauty – including the Mayan Ruins, just a 10 minute drive away. Maria Del Mare is perfect for the younger crowd, offering the perfect combination of rest and play! (Adults only).
Xscape Tulum is a chic, modern budget hotel on a quiet side street in Tulum’s city centre. The Hotel has stylish rooms, a great restaurant and a beautiful outdoor pool, while its urban setting allows for easy access to shops, bars and restaurants. With low taxi prices, getting to the beach won’t be any hassle, as well as the archeological sites near by including the Mayan Ruins, just 3 miles from the Hotel. The staff at the front desk are keen to help, assisting with taxi calling, restaurant suggesting, and any other questions you may have.