Kenya has quite a range of enticements for its visitors. Safaris, beaches, mountains and a number of cultural attractions make this African country very alluring. This park delights visitors as they gaze upon wild animals such as giraffes, buffalos and cheetahs. Nature lovers will also want to take a short drive out of town to see the Thika waterfalls that are better known as Fourteen Falls. For the beach lovers, the island of Mombasa is often seen as paradise. Visitors can swim in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and then take a rest on the white sand beaches that will inspire peace and relaxation. Golf lovers will appreciate the Vipingo Ridge Golf Resort. This area is known for its abundance of flamingo birds and is also a National Park. Many people also catch sight of leopards, zebras and lions while in this region, which is about a two hour trip from Nairobi.