Best Places to Visit in Nairobi for Couples

Here is a list of the Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Nairobi for Couples.

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All of these places have memorable views, a warm-inviting atmosphere, and provides a sense of privacy, allowing couples to enjoy each other’s company without feeling crowded or interrupted.

Also, these places are tranquil and have pleasant decor which contributes to a cozy and intimate setting.

Without further ado, here is a list of 10 of the Best Places to Visit in Nairobi for Couples.

1. The Travelling Telescope

best places to visit in nairobi for couples

The Travelling Telescope also known as the The Nairobi Planeterium is located along 105 Riverside Lane, Nairobi. It is a hidden gem. Most Nairobians are not familiar with this places and this makes it the perfect place to enjoy time with your partner uninterrupted.

The Travelling Telescope is a place in Nairobi for people who reality is not enough for them. It is a place where you can be able to see what is outside our planet. For KES 1,000 per person, you get to watch the stars, the moon, and the universe from a telescope. Awesome, right?

In case you like to look at the moon or stars at night, this is a good place to visit. Viewing stars is often considered a romantic and enchanting activity because the twinkling of stars is incredibly beautiful.

Stargazing is also a romantic activity because it is done in a quiet and serene environment. This seclusion allows couples to share a peaceful and intimate moment together.

The Travelling Telescope Address

105 Riverside Lane, Nairobi

The Travelling Telescope Phone Numbers

0113 719096

2. Bowling at Pins Entertainment

Best Places to Visit in Nairobi for Couples

Pins Entertainment is a bowling alley located on the first floor of Sarit Centre.

Generally, Pins Entertainment is one of the best places to visit in Nairobi for Couples because the friendly competition involved in bowling can add an element of excitement and fun to the date.

Couples can playfully challenge each other and celebrate small victories, creating a lighthearted and enjoyable atmosphere.

The charges for bowling at Pins Entertainment is KES 450 per person.

Pins Entertainment Address

First Floor of Sarit Centre, off Waiyaki Way

Pins Entertainment Phone Numbers

+(254) 780 10 10 10

3. Horseback Riding at Karura Forest

best places to visit in nairobi for couples

Horseback Riding at Karura Forest is a romantic activity because it allows you to connect with nature and each other simultaneously (at the same time)

Riding horses at Karura Forest is also a romantic activity to do in Nairobi because it creates an adventure. In case you are looking for something unique to do with your loved one in Nairobi, you should highly consider this activity.

Horseback riding at Karura Forest is offered by Nairobi Equestrian Stables and the charge KES 3,500 per person plus entry free.

Point to Note: Nairobi Equestrian Stables also offers beginner and intermediate horse riding lessons.

Check out more horseback riding spots here: 10 of The Best Places to Ride Horses in Nairobi

Nairobi Equestrian Stables Location

Karura Forest, along Kiambu Road

Nairobi Equestrian Stables Phone Numbers

+(254) 721 42 17 28

4. Watch a Movie at Westgate Cinema

best places to visit in nairobi for couples

Westgate Cinema is among 10 of The Best Cinemas in Nairobi. It is located on the 3rd Floor of Westgate Shopping Mall along Mwanzi Road and easily falls under the most romantic places in nairobi

One of the best things about Westgate Cinema is that it has big high definition TVs and very comfortable seats. This amenities enhance the viewing experience.

Watching a movie together with your loved is a romantic activitiy because it creates a shared experience. Couples can bond over the storyline, characters, and emotions evoked by the film.

Westgate Cinema Location

On the 3rd Floor of Westgate Shopping Mall, along Mwanzi Road, Westlands, Nairobi.

Westgate Cinema Phone Numbers

+(254) 114 133 630

5. Go for a Picnic At Ngong Hills Forest Reserve

If done right, picnics can be incredibly romantic.

Generally, picnics provide a more intimate and private setting compared to crowded restaurants. They provide an environement for couples to enjoy each other’s company in a relaxed and comfortable environment.

When going for a picnic ensure you carry a picnic basket, picnic blanket, picnic umbrella, plates, cups, drinks, food and fruits. A bluetooth speaker is also recommened to play some background music.

Ngong Hills Forest Reserve is arguably the best place to go for a picnic in Nairobi. The scenic views it serves of Nairobi’s skyline and the wind mills is unmatched.

Below are tables showing the entrance fees to Ngong Hills.

Kenyan Citizens and Residents

Citizen Entrance Fees
AdultKsh 232
ChildKsh 58
Residents – East AfricaCharges
AdultKsh 464
ChildKsh 174

Non Residents

Non-ResidentsCharges
AdultKsh 696
ChildKsh 174

Check Out: 11 of the Best and Cheap Picnic Sites in Nairobi

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Ngong Hills Forest Reserve Location

Ngong Hills

Ngong Hills Forest Reserve Phone Numbers

+(254) 797 48 07 84

6. Ice Skating at Panari Sky Centre

best places to visit in nairobi for couples

Panari Sky Centre is home to the only Ice Rink in East Africa. The rink can accomodate as many as 200 people at once and it is one of the best places to visit in Nairobi for couples.

Ice skating is a romantic activity to do in Nairobi because it involves holding hands and being physically close to your partner.

The charges for ice skating at Panari Sky Centre is KES 1,000 per hour. For ice skating sessions, check out the table below.

Charges for Ice Skating Lessons

CategoryNumber of LessonsCharges
Basic Ice-Skating Program (Adults)8KES 18,000
Basic Ice-Skating Program (Children)8KES 18,000
Ice Hockey Programme1025,000

Ice Skating Charges Per Hour

CategoryAgeCharges Per Hour
AdultsKES 1,000
ChildrenBelow 14 yearsKES 800
ChildrenAbove 14 yearsKES 1,000

7. Lukenya Getaway

best places to visit in nairobi for couples

Most times, a change of scenery can add a touch of adventure to your relationship. Going for a weekend getaway at Lukenya is one of the best things couples can do to rekindle or spice their relationship. It allows them to escape the normal routine and enjoy romantic accomodations.

At Lukenya Getaways couples enjoy unique decor, personalized service, and an intimate ambiance. The beds are charming and the meals are finger-licking.

The Lukenya Getaway is also an amazing place to enjoy a refreshing swim, view animals such as ostriches, giraffes, monkeys and deers.

Lukenya Getaway Location

At the foot of Lukenya Hills in Athi River

Lukenya Getaway Phone Numbers and Email

+(254) 727 88 04 88

Info@lukenyagetaway.com

8. Speed Boat Riding at Florgarden Resort

best places to visit in nairobi for couples

Florgarden Resort is one of the best places to visit in Nairobi for couples. It is located in Ruiru along Dam View Road.

One of the best things about Florgarden Resort is that it offers visitors a chance to experience the coastal life while still in Nairobi!

The speed boats at this resort offer an exciting ride on Titanic Dam and can perform full 360° spins at exhilarating speeds.

Flo Garden Resort Address

Along Dam View Road

Flo Garden Resort Phone Numbers

 +(254) 759 58 91 90

9. Go for a Romantic Dinner at Bambino Kitchen

best places to visit in nairobi for couples

A date is not a date without food and drinks. At Bambino Kitchen, couples get to enjoy delicious Latin-Italian food in a cozy and intimate setting.

In case you are looking for a restaurant where you will have a delightful experience that merits a solid 5/5 star rating, Bambino Kitchen should be on your bucket list.

Upon visiting this restaurant last month, I and my only were offered great services by a lady known a Michelle.

I assure you, your first visit to Bambino Kitchen will not be the the last.

Bambino Restaurant Location

Ground Floor, 9 West Building, Mkungu Close, Off Parklands Road, Nairobi

Bambino Restaurant Location

+(254) 712 52 45 17

10. Go Karting at GP Karting Ltd

best places to visit in nairobi for couples

GP Karting is arguably among the best places to visit in Nairobi for couples. It is located off Langata Road along Carnivore Road.

At GP Karting, visitors get to ride karts at high speeds. If couples enjoy a bit of adrenaline and competition, go-karting can be a thrilling and enjoyable experience.

Go Karting at GP Karting Ltd is also a romantic activity because it allows couples to race against each other and this adds a playful and lighthearted element to the date.

GP Karting Location or Address

Off Langata Road along Carnivore Road

GP Karting Email

 info at gpkarting.co.ke

GP Karting Phone Numbers

+(254) 733 66 63 33

  • Boat Riding at Uhuru Park
  • Go for ice cream at Cold Stone at Sarit Centre
  • Giraffe Centre
  • Giraffe Manor (requires prior booking)
  • Nairobi Safari Walk
  • Paradise Lost
  • Visit the Nairobi Art Gallery or Circle Art Gallery.
  • Hike Oloolua Nature Trails

Best Places to Visit in Nairobi for Couples at Night

  • Quiver Lounge – Thika Road
  • Milan
  • 40Forty Lounge
  • The Manhattan – Imara Daima Mall
  • Allure Lounge – Kiambu Road

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