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Shompole Lodge

Shompole lodge is a top luxury lodge located on a gorgeous remote environment southwest of Kenya, overlooking the Great Rift Valley. It’s well designed to offer total relaxation and tranquility, outstanding food and excellent services. Shompole lodge is ideal for; low profile holidays, private weddings, honeymoon and romantic getaways, but not recommended for young children and big game safaris.

Shompole picture gallery

This is one of the two secluded luxury en-suite rooms at Little Shompole lodge, with the nice views, long stretch swimming pool, a standby Spa therapist and a butler. Little Shompole Lodge is without doubt one of the top romantic lodges in Kenya.


on the left is a king size bed with a wonderful view through the wide open windows at Main Shompole Lodge and on the right picture is a spacious room with a super comfortable king size bed at Little Shompole Lodge.

The wide open windows with a stunning view of Shompole wildlife conservancy.


On the left is a front view picture taken from the open plains below and on the right is an aerial view of Shompole lodge.

one of the luxury en-suite rooms at Main Shomple Lodge.


On the left is the long stretch swimming pool with a nice background at Little Shompole and on the right is a bathroom area.

The common lounge and dinning area, it has a stunning view of Mount Shompole and a cool breeze due to the high thatched roof and open windows.

Hotels on Lake Magadi, Shompole lodge

About Shompole Lodge

Shompole lodge is a unique and top styled lodge located within a private wildlife conservancy on the lower slopes of Nguruman Escarpment near Lake Natron, Lake Magadi and the Tanzanian border. The lodge is strategically designed to provide outstanding views of the Great Rift Valley and its soda Lakes, volcanic hills, rivers, and indigenous forests.

Shompole lodge is divided into two (main Shompole lodge and Little Shompole Lodge); the main shompole lodge has six luxury en-suit rooms while Little Shompole has two private luxury en-suits with own swimming pool, dining area and butler service. The lodge has a smooth and well done interior and exterior design; made from the quartz white stone, high thatched roof, well done wooden furniture and wooden deck. The main lounge and dining area are well designed to enjoy the great view while having your meal.

Meals at Shompole lodge are well planned and prepared from freshly produced product, this includes African and western breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests with special needs such as vegetarians and vegan can make advance request to have their special meal prepared.


Each en-suite room at Shompole has its own swimming pool, a sun-deck, a stunning dining area and lounge to relax as you enjoy the cool breeze, Spa treatment room, a souvenir shop among others. Additional facilities at Little Shompole include the long pool perched on the hillside, a standby massage therapist and a butler.


Shompole has various holiday activities to offer its guest; from the day and night safari game drives, mountain biking along the hills, guided walks to lake Natron for bird watching, tour of lake Magadi and the soda ash factory, river canoeing trips, picnics, visit to the Masai Villages to learn about their rich historical culture and traditions. All activities at shompole are tailored according to the guest’s preferences.

Getting there

The best and most preferable way to get to Shompole lodge is by air; from Nairobi you can take a 35 minute chartered flight at Wilson airport to Shompole air strip or take a 45 minute chartered flight from Masai Mara or from other air strips.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions near Shompole lodge include; the Shompole wildlife conservancy, Lake Natron (a major breeding area for flamingos), Lake Magadi, Loita hills, Magadi sada ash processing factory, masai villages among others holiday attractions.

Nearby Shopping Places

Shompole Lodge is located in the middle of a very remote area; there are no modern shops or market places nearby; so it’s advisable to buy all your essential items in the major towns before traveling to Shompole lodge.

Other Equal Lodges in Kenya

Lodges and hotels with similar settings and standard to Shompole Lodge include Elsas Kopjein Meru, Sasaab Camp in Samburu, Saruni camp at Masai Mara and Porini camp.