Resort in Kirinyaga becomes a center of attraction to merry makers

Havila Resort Chef Wilson Kimani grills chicken meat and goat ribs which were the main attracting delicacies to merry makers at the facility on the Christmas Day

The  Havila Resort in Kirinyaga County was on  Christmas Day the center of attraction to both International and ,local merry makers .

The Resort, located along the banks of  the voluminous  Sagana river banks provided various entertainments alongside  its delicacies .

Some of the entertainments included archery, tricycle racing, boat racing among others while Chef Wilson Kimani ensured African quisine and other delicacies were on the ready.

Classic— the frontage of the prestigious Havila Resort on the banks of Sagana river, Kirinyaga County which attracted hundreds of both local and international merry makers on Christmas day

Kimani is famed for his unrivalled style of chicken and goat meat roasting and grilling , according to the specifications of the customers .

The mouthwatering delicacies are prepared by the long experienced chef on order and the mass  a  customer so  wishes to have  as an individual or a group.

The resort   came to prominence in 2015 after it was   declared the International Olympic site for Kayaking and canoeing for the Africa continent.

The resort was used to select the Rio Olympic qualifiers   for the competitors from the vast continent.

Amble parking for the many vehicles merry makers used when they partied at the Havila Resort on the banks of the Sagana river , Kirinyaga county as they celebrated Christmas holiday yesterday.

Under the steady management of  Mr  Alexander Chege , the resort has continued to attract visitors from  across the  world .

During the ongoing Christmas festival season, the resort was such an attraction though could not hold  a huge number to covid -19  health protocols.

“We it not for these convid- 19 restrictions we would be having a full house but unfortunately we had to   turn away most of the visitors and only allowed in on first come first served basis just to ensure strict compliance ,”Chege said.

A tourist attraction at the entrance of the Havila Resort ,located on the banks of the Sagana river , kirinyaga County

The  resort lies off the main Kennol-Makutano- Sagana –Nyeri highway  and is expected to attract  more visitors and guests once the ongoing construction of the Kennol- Marua road is completed.

Sagana river which has some water falls within the camp site makes this  sport and recreational venue attractive and ideal  for both merry making and entertainment  for the resort .

In December 2019 Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru celebrated Christmas to the venue accompanied by other women leaders who included Beatrice  Elachi, Cecily Mbarire   and Rachel Shebesh.

A play facility at the Havila Resort camp site, kirinyaga county on Xmas day

Jeff Koinange provided the visitors with country music while the occasion was dubbed jeans and boots for the ladies  who were in attendance .

A section of a beautiful scenery at the Havila Resort,situated along the Sagana river banks , kirinyaga County which attracted merry makers on Christmas day

Yesterday Chege hoped the corona  pandemic will be eradicated soon to enable his provide more attractions at the facility  while merry makers said the facility provided  the best option as compared  to the  monotonous Coast or Naivasha.

A section of a beautiful scenery at the Havila Resort,situated along the Sagana river banks , kirinyaga County which attracted merry makers on Christmas day.

A footbridge which connects visitors to the island for the Havila Resort camp site , kirinyaga county and which saw merry makers throng the facility on Xmas day

A tourist attraction at the entrance of the Havila Resort ,located on the banks of the Sagana river , kirinyaga County

Havila Resort Restaurant frontage  situated on the banks of Sagana river , Kirinyaga County and which is  the International Olympic site for Kayaking and Canoeing.

Mr Alexander Charge reads some booking message for visitors who thronged the Havila Resort,on the Sagana river banks to celebrate Christmas yesterday

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