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Machakos Golf Club

In the heart of Machakos sits a nine-hole golf course with indigenous grass at its fairways and more `browns' than there are `greens'. The interesting holes are said to be the seventh (which is the toughest) and eighth.

About Machakos

Machakos is a town in Kenya, 64 kilometres southeast of Nairobi.

It is the capital of the Machakos District in Eastern Province of Kenya.

Machakos Town is a major rural centre, and also a satellite town due to its proximity to Nairobi.

Its population is rapidly growing and is 192,117 (as of 2009).

People who live here are mostly the Akambas though it is a cosmopolitan town.

Machakos is surrounded by hilly terrain, with a high number of family farms.

Culture and sports

Major spots include the Machakos Sports Club spread over a large lush area including a 9-hole golf course. There is the Kenyatta stadium that also has the Machakos Social Hall. This is the main sports center in the district. Garden Hotel is the biggest hotel in the town but one can get a nice breakfast or lunch at T-Tot hotel or a drink at either ikuuni, bulls, buddies,Club Wizard or New Boma. Other hotels and Guest houses are Lysak Haven Park, shanbad house or le technish.The town also boasts of the classy Garden Hotel with lush green outdoor sitting and five star decor.

airOn request, we can combine your safari itinerary with a stay at the beach hotels in Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu and Zanzibar for any number of nights.