The area is popular with expats since the United Nations and several diplomatic missions are located here.
Adjoining the suburb is Karura forest, which offers trail biking, running and picnicking. Muthaiga Golf Club, a modern 18-hole championship golf course as known as "the finest course with the fastest greens in East Africa" is also within easy reach in the nearby suburb of Muthaiga.
Much of Nairobi's attractions and must-see places are within easy reach of Gigiri.
Gigiri offers superior living with security and serenity in the most cosmopolitan area of Nairobi.