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Takawiri Island Resort is located in the Takawiri Island that’s one of the maximum unpoilt islands on Lake Victoria, which isn’t handiest the supply of the river Nile. however additionally the second one biggest sparkling water lake in the world.
The lodge is about subsequent to white sandy seashores that extend into unspoilt herbal landscape. A haven for hippo and a tremendous array of birdlife. The lodge gives a bunch of sports together with snorkeling, swimming, windsurfing and sailing.
The luxurious chalet fashion accommodation gives consolation and privateness for choose cliental. All rooms have sun powered warm water in personal bathrooms.
The island is different from the rest because of its unique physical features. For starters, the Takawiri Island has white sandy beaches, a feature only seen on Indian Ocean beaches.
The sands are greatly complemented by tall palm trees that greatly compensate for the usual heat in the Nyanza region.
The waters of the lake neighboring Takawiri appear to be a clear blue. Something that is greatly unique for Lake Victoria since the hyacinth invasion. And to top it all off, the island is just the place for bird watching. With many water and land birds calmly inhabiting the space.
Getting to Takawiri Island Resort Lake Victoria
The drive from Nairobi to Mbita took us seven hours (with a stop for lunch in Narok). After which we arranged for a 45 minute minute boat ride with a local fisherman to the island.
You could also fly in to Kabunde Airstrip in Homa Bay County then do some sightseeing first and have the resort arrange for pick up.
To get to Takawiri by public transport, take a ferry or water bus from Mbita to Mfangano Island, which has four scheduled departures during the day.
Takawiri Island Resort Lake Accommodations
- Rusinga Island Lodge is located 5.9 m away, and this 3.5-star lodge features a winery, a marina, and a full-service spa.
- White Stone Beach Resort is located 6.9 m away, and this 3-star hotel features free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free parking.
- Rusinga Blue Ridge Hotel is located 8.8 m away, and this 3-star hotel features free Wi-Fi, free parking, and a business center.