Recommended Hotels, Lodges, Camps and Resorts
Located on the slopes of Ollongams Hills, it is one of the first lodges to be built in the Maasai Mara game Reserve. Guests are drawn to this lodge built in an ethnic design, surrounded by a rich landscape, covered in fauna, from huge desert cacti to sweet smelling jasmine flowers, all within the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Airy and spacious, it is decorated with red colored walls synonymous with the Maasai. An effect of beads painted in bright colors is very prominent. In the Centre is a huge table with slabs of stones found in the area. Light fixtures are calabashes arranged in a tasteful manner, hanging from the thatched roof. The walls are adorned with Maasai artifacts, Muriel’s and woven batiks.
AA lodge Mara is Located at the heart of the world famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve in the South Western part of Kenya, 4 km from Sekenani main gate and 10 minutes’ drive from Siana Springs Airstrip. AA Lodge Masai Mara is spread on 30 acres of land, uniquely laid out over the sprawling grounds that include rolling manicured greens, a virtual mini forest of indigenous shrubs and exotic trees and a large swimming pool overlooking the lodge’s main restaurant and bar. AA Lodge Maasai Mara has 36 classic tents, 36 cottages, a main restaurant, bar and several dining options. With a total of 72 rooms spread over 30 acres of land, AA Lodge Masai Mara serves all its guests to it limitless hospitality. The entire lodge is surrounded by a 24 hour electric fence. There are various activities that guests can participate in while at AA Lodge Masai Mara which include: Game drives, swimming, Nature walks, a visit to Masai Manyatta, Bush dinners and bush breakfast among others.
Basecamp Masai Mara provides 12 spacious and luxurious tents, bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve, hidden away under thatched roofs on a lush peninsula along the Talek River, with spectacular views of the savannah. Each tent has an en-suite bathroom with hot water shower and a private terrace overlooking the Talek River. Enjoy the amazing wildlife from the comfort of your tent, the fig-tree platform, or while lazing over a drink in the open-air bar. The tents have their own veranda overlooking the river, and the bathroom en suite with a hot solar heated shower open to the sky. Enjoy vies of amazing wildlife from the comfort of your tent, the fig-tree platform, or while lazing over a drink in the open-air bar.
With a handpicked collection of famous safari lodges and a tented camp, located in the most renowned game reserves in East Africa, Wilderness Lodges guarantees the experience of a lifetime. Each property offers outstanding service and reflects individuality, supreme comfort and unrivalled location. Completely renovated and upgraded in 2005, much of Keekorok’s charm lies in its location close to permanent water and the use of indigenous designs and materials in its construction that blend seamlessly into the surroundings. Keekorok’s unique location places it in the direct path of the annual Great Migration. Accommodation: 89 double rooms, 8 superior rooms, 4 suites. Accommodation comprises stone built bungalows with private verandas, single storey blocks and shaded tents, all with bathrooms and with constant hot water. Most rooms overlook the reserve and have a vista into a large garde.
An awe-inspiring view of Mount Kilimanjaro awaits you in lush surroundings at Amboseli Serena Lodge. Amboseli Serena Lodge, is framed against the glorious backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, the magnificently beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro. Set inside a grove of Acacias, within the Amboseli National Park, about 270km South-East of Nairobi and surrounded by miles of rolling grasslands, home to herds of elephant and plains game. The lodge offers comfortable accommodation in 96 guest rooms, each with an uninterrupted view over the ever-changing vistas of the African plains. Each room has its own en-suite bath and shower, and all have spectacular views of the National Park. The lodge is built using materials which are in harmony with the environment and draws on traditional Maasai culture and style. Each guest room is styled in a Maasai theme featuring beadwork, gourds, hand-painted murals and the architecture of the lodge is based on a traditional Maasai homestead.
Perched on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River in the heart of Samburu National Reserve, Samburu Intrepids enjoys a unique perspective of one of Africa’s most celebrated wildernesses. Located 345 kilometres north of Nairobi, the journey to the camp involves a 50-minute flight to the Samburu airstrip followed by a 20-minute drive or a four and a half hour drive from Nairobi for those with more time on their hands. Twice-daily game drives with resident guides, Camel and walking safaris outside the reserve, Seasonal rafting trips on the Uaso Nyiro River, Bush breakfasts and dinners under the stars, Romantic sundowners overlooking the plains, Visits to neighbouring Samburu communities, Traditional dancers by local warriors and maidens, Lectures and slide shows on culture and wildlife, and Heritage's famous Adventurers' Club for the kids. This luxurious tented lodge offers 27 modern tents with a private view over the wildlife-rich riverbanks.