Areas along Kangundo Road are among the fastest growing towns in the outskirts of Nairobi according to several studies.
Development of a town is measured through the population, infrastructural development, new business opportunities, and social amenities.
Areas such as Malaa, Joska, and Kamulu are among the fastest-growing satellite towns along the area, with a growing population and mushrooming business opportunities.
Some of the businesses popping up in the areas include recreational and resort, which serve the middle class residents settling in the areas. Here are the top five such recreational facilities:
1. Bantu Hotel
Bantu Hotel and Resort is located around 20 kilometers from Nairobi’s CBD in Ruai town and offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar, and a shared lounge. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and room service, a garden and provides a children’s playground.
The resort also has an outdoor swimming pool.
2. Kamulu Play Park
Located at Sir Henry Stage along Kangundo Road, the place is ideal for poolside parties and other activities for the youth.
Apart from recreational activities, the park offers a serene environment for a relaxing moment with your family with meals such as nyama choma, snacks, and soft drinks among others.
3. Komarock shrine
It is located near Nguluni area in Tala ward, Kangundo sub-county around 2.4 kilometers from Kangundo Road and 19 kilometers from Nairobi’s CBD.
In ancient times, the shrine was regarded as a place of pilgrimage for the Kamba elders, before Christianity took over and created a sculpture of the Biblical Mary and her child Jesus.
Being a serene area, people still visit the place for meditation and prayer in solitude. Sometimes people just visit the shrine to have a humble time alone from the hustle and bustle of the city.
4. Wild Resort Ruai
Wild Resort Ruai is located 20 kilometers along Kangundo Road in Ruai town from Nairobi CBD and offers accommodation with access to a garden with a terrace.
Other facilities include a bar, garden, non-smoking rooms, free parking, on-site parking, and private parking.
5. Fahari Gardens Hotel
It is arguably the most expensive resort along the area, mostly accommodating both local and foreign tourists who want to stay near the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 12.7 kilometers from the property.
The resort features a lush garden, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool. The hotel’s main restaurant is located on the ground floor and serves grills, Indian and Asian cuisine.
With such resorts around the area, satellites towns along Kangundo road positions themselves as ideal locations for creating your home, business and fun.