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Weddings and Blessings

First of all, congratulations! We love the colour and joy of a celebration and whether you're planning your wedding or a blessing, renewing your vows or a celebrating an anniversary, we would be delighted to help organise your special occassion at Mahali Mzuri!

Our priority is you, your partner and your guests (if you choose to invite them) and ensuring that your day is all you had hoped for. We can arrange everything from intimate ceremonies just for the two of you or larger celebrations for your nearest and dearest. Tell us what you’re dreaming of and we’ll tailor your special day.

As of late 2016 the Kenyan government has introduced new administrative requirements for non-Kenyan citizens to obtain a marriage license. Please check with your nearest Kenyan Embassy or Consulate for the latest information, or contact the Kenya Marriage Registrar’s Office in Nairobi.

Wedding brochure 2019

Wedding Brochure 2020

In the heart of the Kenyan Bush there are plenty of places to get married and toast the happy couple, but here are just some of our favourites:

Lone Tree Hill
With stunning savannah views, it’s a beautiful location to say 'I do’ covered by large canopied trees.

Big Rock
Expect panoramic views of the conservancy and incredible sunsets; it’s a special spot for the ceremony, sundowners or bush dinners.

Pool Deck
This location is perfect for smaller weddings, receptions or private dinners. The infinity pool extends the view during the day and in the evening is lit up with candles and lamps creating a romantic atmosphere.

Fire Deck
From this spectacular elevated space with views out into the gorge, watch the sun set while the firepit provides the perfect romantic atmosphere.

Shepherd's Nook
This area offers privacy and is a small but beautiful area. It’s also the perfect spot to continue the celebrations with a reception or bush dinners.

From dancers to dinners here are just a few ideas of how you can get the party started!

Maasai Dancers
For a traditional celebration the Maasai dancers perform their traditional song and dance, which involves the men jumping in the centre of a circle formed by other Maasai warriors. This is traditionally performed to try and impress the young women with their athleticism!

Bush Dinner
A bush dinner is the perfect setting for couples looking for an intimate romantic and is an ideal setting for smaller groups.

Bush Game Drives
Spend your first moments as a married couple amongst the wild animals roaming the Kenyan plains.

Designed for those couples who prefer a private, romantic wedding with minimum fuss:

  • A bottle of champagne for the bridal couple on arrival.
  • Bouquet for the bride and a boutonnière button hole
    for the groom.
  • Decorations for the ceremony: flower arrangements, chairs, hanging mason jars with candles and rose petals.
  • Champagne and canapés after the ceremony.
  • A gourmet Bush breakfast the next day for the newlyweds (or breakfast in bed if you prefer)!
  • A private vehicle exclusively for you on your wedding day.

Designed for those couples who prefer a private, romantic wedding with an indulgent twist. Pure Indulgence includes all of the above, plus the following:

  • A group of Maasai Elders, should you wish to invite them to your ceremony, can perform their traditional celebration.
  • Maasai singers performing at your wedding feast
  • A simple single tier wedding cake (Victoria sponge).

When you book the camp exclusively for a wedding or blessing we can host a maximum of 24 guests. Our exclusive use rates include your accommodation, all meals and drinks (including alcohol), twice daily game drives, transfers from the nearest airstrip, wireless internet, laundry service and all taxes.

Exclusively Yours...
Based on a three night stay in camp and also includes:

  • 3 nights’ accommodation for 24 guests in 12 luxury tented suites.
  • A bottle of champagne for the bridal couple on arrival.
  • Bouquet for the bride and a boutonnière button hole for the groom.
  • Decorations for the ceremony: five medium flower arrangements, chairs, hanging mason jars with candles and rose petals.
  • Champagne and canapés after the ceremony.
  • Maasai singers performing at your wedding feast.
  • A simple single tier wedding cake.
  • A gourmet Bush breakfast the next day for the newlyweds.
  • A private vehicle exclusively for you on your wedding day.

Here are some extras to consider (for an additional charge)

Maasai Blessings: The bride and groom dress in traditional ceremonial beaded necklaces and are met by a group of dancing warriors and ladies and led to the Maasai Elder. The blessing is open air, colourful and joyful.

Civil Ceremonies: It’s necessary to comply with the Kenyan Government requirements to hold a legal wedding in Kenya. We can put you in touch with a local partner, Cheli & Peacock who can assist you with all the legalities and coordinating a registrar for your big day!

Wedding Cake: If you would like a special custom-designed cake for your big day, we can order a tailor-made one from a talented pastry chef in Nairobi.

Photography: Don't miss any of those special moments! Photographers are available in Nairobi but please ask us for costs associated with flying them to the ceremony and hosting them overnight.

Flowers: Additional flower arrangements for the bridesmaids and groomsmen.

Spa Treatments: Enjoy our special 'Couples Experience' or a relaxing massage in the Nasaro Spa with Africology products whilst taking in your stunning surroundings.

Wedding planner: Whether you'd like a small simple ceremony or a large three day event with friends and family, Cheli & Peacock would be delighted to organise a beautiful
wedding for you.

Our chefs have developed numerous pan-African dishes influenced by a variety of cultures, flavours and spices. Whether dining under the African sky in the open bush, on a deck or in the dining tent, our menus and meals promise to be exciting, social and inspirational.

From bush BBQs to champagne picnics to sundowners, our team will treat you to a wide selection of African and international menus. All our breads and pastries are baked daily. We can cater for those with special dietary needs so just let us know in advance and we’ll do our best to have exactly what you need.


Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties

Mahali Mzuri is an amazing setting for your bachelor or bachelorette party, otherwise known as stag and hen parties. Our only piece of advice? Don’t plan these parties the night before the big day! In addition to parties in the evening, we’ve also organised some daytime activities.

Here are just a couple of ideas:

An indulgent spa morning in our Nasaro Spa treatment tent followed by an relaxing afternoon by the pool with plenty of cocktails, canapés and the odd sip (or two!) of something fizzy! (Additional charges will apply for spa treatments).

We can set-up a campfire for some bonding time, out in the bush following a game drive.

Wedding rates 2019

Rates in 2019

Our room rate includes your accommodation, all meals and drinks (including alcohol), twice daily game drives, transfers from the nearest airstrip, wireless internet, laundry service and all taxes.

Accommodation starts from $900 per person, per night for a maximum of 6 tents (12 guests).

Wedding supplement
Applicable on the day of your wedding only and added to the nightly rate. There are two packages to choose from:

Pure Romance: from $7,650 for two people based on a minimum 3 night stay.
Pure Indulgence : from $8,190 for two people based on a minimum 3 night stay.

Exclusive Use rates

Accommodation starts from $61,560 for a 3 night stay for up to 24 guests.
A minimum 3-night stay applies.

Wedding supplement
Applicable on the day of your wedding only and added to the nightly exclusive use accommodation rate of $5,640.

Wedding rates 2020

Rates in 2020

Our room rate includes your accommodation, all meals and drinks (including alcohol), twice daily game drives, transfers from the nearest airstrip, wireless internet, laundry service and all taxes.

Wedding supplement
Applicable on the day of your wedding only and added to the nightly rate. There are two packages to choose from:

Pure Romance: from $6,800 for two people based on a minimum 3 night stay.
Pure Indulgence: from $7,400 for two people based on a minimum 3 night stay.

Exclusive Use rates

Accommodation starts from $64,620 for a 3 night stay for up to 24 guests.
A minimum 3-night stay applies.

Wedding supplement
Applicable on the day of your wedding only and added to the nightly exclusive use accommodation rate of $4,000

Talk to us to start planning your day

Contact us now to start planning your wedding or blessing. You should allow for a minimum of six weeks prior to your departure date to obtain the necessary paperwork. Official ceremonies can only take place after a minimum four day stay in Kenya with at least two working days in Nairobi before you join us at Mahali Mzuri.

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