The Most Romantic Places to Pop the Question in Kenya

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When you decide to take that important step of marrying that perfect person of your dreams, you would want to ensure that you create a picture-perfect proposal memory for her. Kenya offers a variety of places, from gardens to restaurants, bushlands to islands, which can create a perfect backdrop for a romantic proposal to your dream partner.

Let’s take a look at some of the most romantic places to pop the question in Kenya:

1. Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi

The Uhuru Gardens is a popular site in Nairobi and Kenya overall. It is also a beautiful place that provides you the proper environment to propose. You can get that picture perfect moment, dropping on one knee amidst the lovely flowers and the astounding monuments around you.

Uhuru Gardens

Uhuru Gardens

2. Giraffe Manor

The breath-taking scenery, luxury rooms, and tranquil environment would put both of you in the right mood to set the tone for the major event – the proposal. Your fiancée would feel special and loved with the effort you have made to arrange a memorable proposal for her.

Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor

3. Masai Mara, Rift Valley

If you have discovered that your partner likes to live on the edge and partake in adventures, please do not bring down her expectation by proposing in an ordinary place. A weekend trip to the Masai Mara for an amazing safari experience can get you that yes, you desire.

Masai Mara

Masai Mara:By Elewana

4. Whistling Thorns

Located on the outskirts of Nairobi, the sheer beauty of the garden, the poolside and general tranquillity make it the perfect setting for a proposal. You can walk the gardens hand in hand and probably reveal a surprise of friends and family also lurking in the gardens.

5. Caramel Restaurant

Proposing in restaurants may have become quite cliché but it actually does not get too old to be used. You will just need to add uniqueness to your choice of restaurant and that is what you get at Caramel restaurant. The exquisite interior décor, a fine selection of wines and cuisines would make the experience unforgettable.

Caramel Restaurant

Caramel Restaurant

6. Manda Island, Lamu

Renowned as one of the most beautiful islands in Kenya, you would not be getting it wrong staging your proposal in Lamu. Alongside the Manda, the beach would be a perfect place to propose. You could have the question already arranged on the beach sand or dig up a hidden ring box.

Manda Island, Lamu

Manda Bay Hotel Lamu.

7. The Brasserie, Hemingways

This restaurant would take your fiancée's breath away at first sight. The tables are arranged for romantic private dinners and the extensive five-course menu would titillate her taste buds before you blow her mind with your proposal. Rated one of the best restaurants in Nairobi, this location is sure to be a hit!

 The Brasserie

The Brasserie, Hemingways

8. Langata Botanical Gardens

The beauty of nature can be heart-warming. Therefore, taking your love to the Langata Botanical Gardens will set the romantic tone you need for an unforgettable proposal. You can stroll the tranquil environment together, enjoy the warm Nairobi nights and even get something to eat at the garden restaurant.

Langata Botanical Gardens

Langata Botanical Gardens

9. Sirocco Aqua Bar

Situated at the Heron Portico Hotel, Milimani Road, Nairobi, this is a spot where you can achieve the middle range between sophisticated and casual. You can have a great time checking out their menu and even dance Salsa with your love. You could even drop on your knee to propose just after the dance.

Sirocco Aqua Bar

Sirocco Aqua Bar

10. AfroChic Diani, Kwale

This exquisite hotel on the Diani Beach, within close reach of Mombasa, would bring the needed ‘wow-factor' to your proposal. You can bask in the sun and watch the beautiful sea scenery and when she least expects it you would propose.

AfroChic Diani, Kwale

AfroChic Diani, Kwale:By Elewana

11. Tamarind Dhow, Nyali, Mombasa

To add the extra to the ordinary, a proposal on this floating restaurant is what you need. You can reserve a private dinner on the Tamarind Dhow. With the blue sea around you and the serving of Swahili-themed seafood, you would have the perfect atmosphere to propose. if you a Mombasa local, this option is surely a winner!

Tamarind Dhow, Nyali

Tamarind Dhow, Nyali

12. Watamu Marine National Park

Do you want to give your love an out-of-the-world experience? Then, you can have just that by proposing underwater at the Watamu Marine Park. It would even be more exciting if it is her first diving or snorkeling. Just make sure you have a firm grip on the ring and don't lose it underwater.

Watamu Marine National Park

Watamu Marine National Park

13. Medina Palms, Watamu

Overlooking the Indian Ocean, this beach resort offers you the opportunity to enjoy a romantic moment with your lover and make them feel special. You can propose on the white sandy beach or by the interior poolside.

Medina Palms

Medina Palms

14. Tamambo Karen Blixen Restaurant

Your proposal does not have to happen in a star-studded location. A place as simple yet refreshing as the Tamambo restaurant, in Nairobi, could just be the perfect scenery to need to ask your love to marry you. With tables set under small patios in the garden, the perfect romantic moment to propose is set for you.

 Tamambo Karen

Tamambo Karen Blixen Restaurant

15. Kinondo Kwetu

If you have ever looked at a picture and wished to be right in it, Kinondo Kwetu situated on the Galu Beach, in Mombasa, would be it for you. The beautiful scenery would leave a permanent mark on her memory and she would love you more for choosing such a nice place to propose.

Kinondo Kwetu

Kinondo Kwetu

What are you waiting for?

You've got the ring, hopefully, you found the location now all you have to do is pluck up the courage and ask the question! If you have any more ideas or want to let us know how it went, pop us a line on or Share a pic with us on one of our social channels.

FYI: If you planning to propose out of town, why search for some cheap flights on Tripindigo. You might get more than you bargained for!

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