Tembea Kenya 5 most unique romantic destinations in Kenya

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Kenya is a country full of exotic destinations that were created to the amazement and wonderment of all. However, some stand out as a beautiful lover's nook or a feature ruthlessly jutting to allow a husband to show his beloved the world he promised her.

There are many locations that are popular among lovers and honeymooners alike. Such as The Fairmont Mt. Kenya Safari Club in Mount Kenya or Diani Beach.

But others have just as much pedigree, a lot more romance and will probably not be as crowded.

Here are 5 unique romantic Kenyan destinations.

1. Rutunda Log Cabins- Mt. Kenya

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This is the log cabin where British monarch Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton in 2011.

The hotel is located at the edge of Lake Rutundu which is found in the northern slopes of Mt. Kenya. It is suitable for fishing enthusiasts, naturalists, people who enjoy tranquility and for the lover wishing to get away for a spot of paradise.

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2. Watamu Treehouse- Watamu

Ranked one of the best hotels in Kenya by The Telegraph and was listed on Msafiri's 100 Most Unforgettable Experiences. It is located in Watamu, 105km north of Mombasa and 15km from Malindi.

The hotel boasts of a treetop view toweirng over a forest with enviable views unique to itself.

3. Salt Lick Lodge- Wundanyi

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The lodges are built on stilts over prime grazing land for wildlife in western Kenya. According to Uniq Hotels there are also underground passages leading to camouflaged bunkers so you can observe exotic species as they can exist without human interference.

They offer the perfect location for a couple looking to gain memories against a backdrop of nature that is unmatched.

4. Takawiri Island- Mbita

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A remote unique beach paradise on the shores of Lake Victoria, just a 45 minute boat ride away from Homabay. With the illusion of a oceanic coast in the west of Kenya, Takawiri provides the perfect scenic getaway for couples.

5. Loisaba Conservancy- Nanyuki

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Loisaba is an untamed wildland that is protected but allows people and animals to roam wild and free. The reserve allows people to explore on all-terrain vehicles, horseback or bicycles. Locals are heavily involved with Loisaba. The hand-built lodges that have terraces are perfect for a romantic holiday.

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