Photo by Jimmy Nelson

Hospitality out in the Kenyan savannah can range anywhere from a basic tent for the fearless to a more opulent five-star resort for those looking to not get eaten by the king of the jungle. However, when signing up for an African safari, the number one criteria for where to stay should always come down to one single requirement: What does the view look like?


Photo by Jimmy Nelson

NAY PALAD Bird Nest Hotel has created an adult-size nest for guests to sleep in that includes full 360-degree views of the beautiful wilderness and lots of champagne.


Photo by Jimmy Nelson

The hotel resides on a private conservation area known as the Segera Retreat. Guests will notice the Great Rift Valley to the west and Mount Kenya to the east. There are morning and evening safari’s that guests are invited on to search for elephants, lions, giraffes, zebra’s and more in Kenya’s second highest density of wildlife. The roof of the “bird nest” serves as a mesmerizing dinner spot with total privacy and safety.


Photo by Jimmy Nelson

Though it comes with an expensive price tag, the $1,150 per a night hotel will make you never want to leave. Now we understand what Toto meant in their hit song Africa when they sang, “It’s gonna take a lot to drag me away from you…”