British actress Naomi Watts has followed her appearance at Paris Fashion Week by relaxing at the luxurious Giraffe Manor on the outskirts of Nairobi.
The 48-year-old, who was born in Shoreham in Kent, shared a photograph of herself enjoying an open-mouthed kiss with young giraffe Wee Three who was standing outside her window.
“Morning makeout,” was howNaomi captioned the shot, adding: “Bliss at the Giraffe manor.”
The King Kong star is taking some time off following the launch of her Netflix project, Gypsy.
Giraffe Manor is an exclusive boutique hotel, set in 12 acres of private land within 140 acres of indigenous forest in the Langata suburb of Nairobi.
As one of Nairobi’s most iconic buildings, Giraffe Manor has extraordinary appeal, that harks back to the 1930s when European visitors first flocked to East Africa to enjoy safaris.
With its stately façade, elegant interior, verdant green gardens, sunny terraces and delightful courtyards, guests often remark that it’s like walking into the film Out of Africa: indeed, one of its six suites is named after the author Karen Blixen.
However, the most fascinating thing about Giraffe Manor is its herd of resident Rothschild giraffe who may visit morning and evening, sometimes poking their long necks into the windows in the hope of a treat, before retreating to their forest sanctuary.
Posting about the visit of the actress on their Facebook page, Giraffe Manor said: “On International Kissing Day, it was wonderful to see actress Naomi Watts pucker up with one of our youngsters, Wee Three, at breakfast this morning!”
The Manor was recently featured in an episode of the British TV show Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby.