Kenya is arguably one of the best tourist destinations in East Africa and Africa at large. Nakuru county is one of the reasons Kenya boasts of that status. It is awash with attractions that both local and international tourists come to see.
Travelling to Nakuru County requires one to prepare from savings to making arrangements for accommodation. Here is a list of top 5 budget houses to rent when travelling to Nakuru County.
1. Treehouse (Naivasha)
This is the perfect place for private accommodation in Nakuru county. You get to have all the fun and privacy that comes with living in a treehouse. It has a parking slot below, a restaurant and a small pool area where you can get to dip. There is also free access to WIFI. While here, you can enjoy hiking at Hell’s Gate which is nearby.
2. Crimson Cabin (Elementaita)
Crimson is a one-room fully ensuite cabin that is tucked privately into the unspoiled hillside bush overlooking Lake Elementaita. The beautifully appointed cabin features a colourful mix of African fabrics, metal, and comfortable materials to guarantee guests relaxation and inspire adventure. The setting of the cabin overlooks the natural wilderness of the Soysambu Conservancy, Lake Elementaita and beyond. The 180-degree views from the hillside setting will melt the worries and the stresses of everyday life from those who take quiet moments to marvel at nature. The sunsets especially are unique everyday. Its rates start from KSh4,000 per person per night. Breakfast is provided with complimentary welcome drinks. You also get to have hot showers.
3. Punda Milias Camp
Punda Milias Nakuru Camp is situated along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway, three kilometres from the Greensted International School junction. Punda Milia is Swahili for Zebras, a common sighting in the area. It is a place where you can experience a stunning, peaceful and relaxing time with all the facilities you need. You can choose to spend your night in their spacious buffalo Cottages, bandas, dorm tents, family tents, hippo cottages, safari tents and Punda milia house. While here, you can engage in biking, horse riding, nature walks and even visit Nakuru National Park among many other activities.
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4. Rustic Hut
These distinctive huts are made with mud walls and thatched roofs, they stay cool on hot days while remaining warm on cold nights. These huts heighten a unique farm experience as well as being eco-friendly from the use of all green construction materials.
They have circular huts with a huge double bed made from earthen walls and grass thatch that stays cool during the day and warm at night with a courtyard bathroom that opens to the sunny skies. You get to experience incredible outdoors while still enjoying a private space surrounded by plants, trees and birds. A night here will cost you as low as $18
5. Charming Wooden Holiday Cottage
This is just the perfect place for a perfect weekend getaway to enjoy an immersive camping experience without having to necessarily compromise one’s comfort. This self-catering cottage can comfortably accommodate two people and has one private bathroom. It also has a kitchen area and some comfortable working space. Also available is a swimming pool and free parking.