Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Nairobi, KE that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $15 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Nairobi. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Nairobi

The area's museums and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Nairobi. This city's safari tours, parks and wildlife draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Nairobi

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Nairobi a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kenya Railway Golf Club (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Royal Nairobi Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Muthaiga Golf Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Giraffe Centre (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • David Sheldrick Elephant & Rhino Orphanage (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • AFEW Giraffe Centre (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Nairobi

Travelers enjoy Nairobi for its parks and wildlife. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Nairobi. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Uhuru Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Jeevanjee Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Arboretum (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Karura Forest (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Nairobi National Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Nairobi

Fly into Nairobi (WIL-Wilson), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Nairobi (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.), which is 8 mi (12.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Nairobi Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Nairobi, KE?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 953 vacation rentals around Nairobi. From 460 condo and apartment rentals to 231 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Nairobi?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Nairobi. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Kilimani: 235 vacation rentals
  • Karen: 752 vacation rentals
  • Nairobi Central: 870 vacation rentals
  • Thompson Estate: 819 vacation rentals
  • Westgate Shopping Mall: 953 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Nairobi! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Nairobi?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Nairobi:

  • Naivasha: 20 rentals
  • Ruiru: 664 rentals
  • Ongata Rongai: 743 rentals
  • Mlolongo: 399 rentals
  • Athi River: 122 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Nairobi?

Vrbo offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Nairobi. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Westgate Shopping Mall: 953 rentals
  • Yaya Centre: 949 rentals
  • Arboretum: 955 rentals
  • Kenya National Theatre: 955 rentals
  • Nairobi National Park: 945 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nairobi listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.