The gardens ambiance and tranquility greets you at the entrance, offering the perfect country setting for any event.
Olive Retreat Gardens, Counselling and Training Center was founded by Rev. Professor Gitonga and Doctor Monica Gitonga.
Olive Retreat Gardens provides a natural atmosphere with its splendid indigenous forest.
It is a beauty of hidden paradise in the heart to Meru, along Meru – Maua Road only 3 KM after Makutano shopping center.
Olive Retreat Gardens provide recreation while enhancing oneness and unity as picnickers, families, prayer worriers, fun and nature lovers, big and small groups and work teams interact in the process of planning and enjoying themselves in this scenic environment.
The facility is available for:
- Corporate and religious retreats,
- School groups,
- Family reunions,
- Executive gatherings,
- Team building workshops,
- Graduation ceremonies and more.
Whether large or small group, Olives offers endless opportunities for you to create a one-of-a-kind event.
Olive Retreat Gardens offer the very best in serving customers and making memorable events for groups of all kinds and sizes.
In addition they offer catering services on request and for a number not less than 10 people.
Definitely, Olive Retreat Gardens has endless ways to provide a fun, comfortable atmosphere for families, friends and co-workers.
At a minimal fee all are welcome to enjoy the facility that is the Olive Retreat Gardens.
Upon arrival at the Gardens you are welcomed and will work with one or more of their experienced and courteous staff to ensure everything is perfect for your stay, no matter how long.
An important component to Olive Retreat Gardens’ mission is to provide a very enriching recreational experience for children, youth and adults.
There are a variety of meeting spaces all set in the serene natural environment indeed versatile locations that can accommodate a wide range of events.
Olive Retreat Gardens prides herself of the following spaces:
This is the largest open ground that can hold up to 1,000 people at ago. Its’ mostly used for wedding Receptions, music video productions and other large events.
Mount Sinai: the mountain of prayer
God plays a big role in our lives, thus this section of the Garden is dedicated for prayers.
Sitting on the highest part of the Garden, Mount Sinai provides you with a peaceful and private feeling for one to easily get lost in prayer and be closer to God.
It can accommodate one up to 50 prayer worriers.
The Garden of Eden
The Chapel Garden
Children Play Center
The Olive Gardens beauty could not be complete without a home for bees (Apiary). Set up within the synergy garden, the apiary provides great lesson for team work.
Guests stand in awe as they watch the busy life of bees and pick life lessons.
Come learn and celebrate at close range about this ultimate slow and steady land reptile. You will look at them and just get mesmerized.
Right in the middle of the Gardens is the famous River Ngaciuma that originates from Mt. Kenya forest and what a blessing that it flows right through the Gardens.
A natural River today is a spectacle to behold!!!.
People sit on the river bank, remove shoes and step in it just to experience the out of this world feeling of serenity and peace.
As if the wonder of River Ngaciuma was not enough, the Gardens are endowed with another wonder of a natural spring that gently generates clean pure water permanently.
The beautiful spring has been trained to pour into a pond which is home of different types of fish.
The fish pond stocks a number of fish and also adds to the beauty that is Olive Retreat Garden.
The Olive Retreat Gardens Services Include:
a) Corporate and religious retreats
b) Spiritual Direction
c) Wedding Receptions
d) School Groups
e) Family Reunions
f) Executive Gatherings
g) Team Building workshops
h) Birthday parties
i) Graduation Ceremonies and more
l) Wedding Photo Shoots & Videos
m) Music Video Shoots
Note/= The Olive Retreat Gardens is also the home of the Olive Counselling & Training Center.
Olive Counselling, Training & Retreat Gardens.
P.O Box 2064-60200
Tel. 0716 876 689 (office)
0725 652 345 , 0725 651 331