If you are looking for a way spend your day around Gigiri without going back to the city, we have a little surprise for you. There are a quite a number of places to visit around our hotel, most of which are less than 5km away.

Sigiria-Karura Forest

Sigiria is a part of the larger Karura forest conveniently located within Nairobi city limits, a six-minute drive from Tara Suites. Sigiria is a nice hideaway with an outdoor yoga gym, forest walks and runs as well as horse riding. It is perfectly suited for team building, picnics, family fun and track training. Sigiria is only 2km from the village Market therefore accessible for anyone around those neighborhoods including the United Nations headquarters. The Karura forest was gazetted in 1932 by the Kenyan government and is currently managed by the Kenya Forest Service.

 

Banana Hill Art Gallery

Representing over seventy artists from all over Africa, Banana Hill Art Gallery is a trend-setting gallery exhibiting some of East Africa’s most stunning paintings and sculptures. Located about 9km from Tara Suites, the gallery sits right along the Limuru Rd, just North of the famous Village Market. The focus of the art varies from daily life in urban and rural settings, to still lives, to wildlife scenery, to abstract arts and traditional African settings, colors, and patterns.

Serenity Spa Gigiri

Located right opposite to Tara Suites, about 6m from our gate, Serenity Spa is the ultimate choice for wellness, physical therapy & a real escape from the city. The spa endeavors to create a refreshing, rejuvenating and rebalanced atmosphere to their clients through the use of world-class products and provision of top-notch services. Their services include but not limited to hair styling, facial treatments, extensive body wellness and care as well as waxing.

 

The Village Market Kenya

The village market is one of Gigiri’s most treasured gems. It is Kenya’s second oldest mall and is best strip mall within Kitisuru area offering an array of great shopping options and many choices of retail, groceries, banking, food, and clothes. The location of the mall is absolutely fantastic.  Kenya’s only luxury boutique & designer hotel, the Tribe is located within the premises of the Village Market. The village market is one of the safest places within the limits of Nairobi and they have a large parking space to complement their services. Their Open market concept truly represents a unique shopping experience in Gigiri.

 

Two Rivers Mall

Discover the Two Rivers mall’s the largest mall in East Africa. The buzz that it attracts almost levels up with its precedence offerings. Two Rivers mall is the epitome of modern civilization in the African malls’ industry putting Kenya in the world map of fast developing countries. The concept is absolutely brilliant offering quality world class services & facilities. The mall is an ideal place to shop, eat out & have unlimited fun. Its architectural concept generously provides plenty of movement space. There is an array of exotic restaurants overlooking riverfront from Japanese & Italian to Chinese cuisines.

Two rivers are also home to exotic international brands including Adidas, Nike, Bossini, Bunson Travel, Burger King, Carrefour, Mr. Price and many more. The mall is located on two major roads the Limuru road & the Northern By-pass Road about 5km from Tara Suites.