The estate is situated 20km south of Kilifi in one of the most scenic and tranquil locations on the Kenya coast.
Vipingo Ridge is a 2,500 acre five-star private golfing and conferencing destination centered around an outstanding Club House with a 18-hole championship golf course and a conference centre.
69 spacious, en-suite rooms inspired by an Arabic and Swahili theme with a light fresh, airy and modern design with views of the Indian Ocean are divided over 22 villas.
All Rooms Have The Following Facilities:
- Air-conditioning & Ceiling Fan
- LCD TV with International Satellite Channels
- Mini Fridge
- Electrical Kettle with tea & coffee
- Mosquito Net
- Ensuite bathroom with toiletries
- Housekeeping services
The open plan sitting and dining room open onto an outdoor terrace overlooking lush gardens and a beautiful swimming pool. Private houses are also available for holiday lets on a self- catering basis including one permanent member of staff. Cooks are available at an additional cost.
The Club House:
The Clubhouse at Vipingo Ridge is based on contemporary Swahili architecture with high ceilings, traditional décor and 21st Century amenities.
Sitting on the apex, in the heart of the golf estate, from the expansive Clubhouse patios visitors can enjoy unobstructed views of the Baobab Golf Course.
The building houses a restaurant, bar, spacious sitting lounges, a fully stocked Pro Shop offering a wide range of golfing accessories, as well as ultra-modern changing rooms fitted with lockable cabinets and entertainment facilities.
Restaurant & Bar:
The Club House restaurant is overlooking the 18th hole and is situated at the highest point of the Baobab golf course. It offers a wide range of snack and a la carte options with a table d’hôte choice. It is also fitted with high-speed internet. The upper part of the Clubhouse hosts a rooftop terrace bar and sitting areas that afford visitors 360 degree views of the entire estate.
- Golf – Boabab championship golf course*
- Mountain Bikes*
- Tennis courts*
- Swimming pools
- Children’s Playground
- Horse Riding*
- Running trails
- Private Beach Club
- Snorkeling & Glass bottom boat*
- Scuba Diving*
- Watersports (sailing, windsurfing, SUP waterskiing and kayaking)*
- Go Kart Grand Prix Track*
- Deep Sea Fishing*
* activities at an extra cost
The Baobab Course:
The Baobab Course is Kenya’s newest golf course and has been built to international standards. A computerized irrigation system, fine Bermuda grass throughout, and state of the art green keeping equipment ensures the course is in great condition at all times.
The course was designed by David Jones, a board member of the European Tour and former Kenya Open Champion and is endorsed by Ian Woosnam OBE, a former world number one and US Masters winner. The location of the course overlooking the Indian Ocean gives golfers fantastic views in one of the most spectacular areas of natural beauty in Kenya.
Golf facilities available at the Ridge include:
- 18 hole, par 72, 6 689m championship golf course with a driving range
- Pro shop with hire clubs available for men, ladies and junior golfers
- Clubhouse bar and restaurant open from 7am to 10pm
- Caddy service and golf buggy hire
- Showers and changing facilities
The Vipingo Ridge Conference Centre
The Vipingo Ridge Conference Centre is able to host a variety of meetings, conferences (max. 300 pax), and banquets with its seven unique venues (four indoor venues and a further three outdoor sites). The four indoor venues are fully air-conditioned, Wi-Fi enabled, and well equipped with standard conferencing equipment (separate conference fact sheet available). They have been designed with panoramic views of the woodland interior and complemented with breakout areas set among the outdoor landscaped garden.
Private Beach Club:
Vipingo Ridge owns a five acre beach plot that has been developed into a private beach club for members, residents and guests. The private beach club is located 10 minutes’ drive from the Clubhouse and provides beach lovers with direct access to a sandy remote white beach (complimentary shuttle service).
240V. All sockets are 3 pin square British.
All waste water is treated by an aerated treatment plant.
How to get there:
GPS co-ordinates: Latitude -3.790387900402063, Longitude 39.79068472981453
By road: Approximately 6 hours driving time from Nairobi.
By air: Nearby airstrips are:
- Vipingo Ridge private airstrip
A 1.5km private airstrip allows easy access to and from the estate, making it just an hour’s flying time away from the Capital, Nairobi. The runway provides convenient air travel for guests and golfers wishing to fly in for a few rounds of weekend golf.
- Mombasa International Airport. Drive to the hotel approx. 50 min.
- Malindi Airport. Drive to the hotel approx. 1 hr.