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4 Things That Should Be Considered While Choosing a Luxury Resort

Posted on: July 19, 2019

If you are looking forward to have a great time on an upcoming special occasion like honeymoon, family holiday or an anniversary, a luxury resort can be a great place. Most luxury resorts in Africa offer a wide range of amenities and services, with a few distinctive ones offering their own specialties. However, here are some things you must consider while choosing a luxury resort:

Choose the destination carefully

Not all islands and resorts will offer same options for all types of visitors and their needs. Some will cater to families; some will only accept adults while some are couples-only. Evaluate which resorts and islands will offer you options that best suit your needs and book accordingly.

Check out the packages thoroughly

Luxury resorts offer a wide range of packages. Find a package that best suits your interests and go for it. If you are adventurous, you might want to choose for a package that includes diving and trekking, and more activities of this sort. If you want to indulge in different kinds of culinary experience, choose a resort with a wide range of restaurants available. If you are a couple looking for a private getaway, look for a resort that offers a private Jacuzzi for two, complimentary massages and spa packages, champagnes and other couples-only activities. There are a lot of 5 star beach hotels in Kenya that exclusively offer packages to enhance your experience. A lot of resorts even offer airfare, and airport pickups.

Pay special attention to the location of the resort

Choose a location that fits you. If you want to party all night long, then you may want to pick an area that is closer to nightclubs although it can be noisy at night. Couples looking for privacy will prefer a secluded resort.

Look for recommendations from other travelers

Make sure you check on travel sites such as Travelocity, TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet for recommendations from other travelers. Check out the photos, feedback and comments from other travelers and all the information you can find before you make a decision to book.

The Majlis is one of the best hotels and resorts in Kenya. With a superb beachfront location and breathtaking views over the bay and Lamu Island, it offers the perfect setting and the ideal accommodation for barefoot luxury and informal pampering on your trip to Kenya. For more information, visit