The camp currently has 9 luxury en suite mountain facing tents and 5 large luxurious lodge style suites. Both the tents and the suites are en suite with the suites also having luxurious baths. The facilities are supplied with hot running water provided by eco friendly solar units.
One of the biggest advantages of Satao Elerai Camp is that being located on its own private conservation area clients have the chance to view wildlife in private surroundings. In addition it also offers clients the chance to enjoy spectacular bush sundowners, night game drives and game walks on the conservancy, activities that are not available to the lodges located within the park.
The rooms at Satao Elerai Camp were built and designed to ensure that your stay will be in complete luxury. Huge beds with top quality mattresses and pillows and a large luxurious duvet ensure that you will sleep through the night in total comfort. Large sliding doors open out onto your own private verandah overlooking the plains below and Amboseli National Park. Each room has its own bathroom with a view, designed using natural rock and acacia wood; bathrooms have a design and feel unique to Elerai.
Dinners at Satao Elerai Camp are served a la carte. Using locally grown vegetables and fruit a wide variety of dishes is prepared to suit all tastes. On a clear night tables are set out on the terrace where clients can enjoy a meal under the stars. Regularly the Mountain will be clear early evening and can be seen lit up by the moon from your dinner table.
The entirely new 60 luxurious and comfortable deluxe tents are evenly spread out with fantastic view of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The main guest area consists of the reception, lounge area, restaurant and bar lounge and a gift shop. The other facility within the lodge is a swimming pool with a Jacuzzi.
The main access road into the Park from Nairobi is via Namanga (240km) on the Nairobi-Arusha road, through Meshanani gate.The other road is via Emali (228km) on the Nairobi-Mombasa road. Access from Mombasa is mainly through Tsavo West via Kimana gate. It takes approximately 4 hours by road to Sentrim Amboseli from Nairobi and 50 minutes by air. The camp is 15 km from the airstrip.
Nestled in 190 acres of wooded maasai land, the lodge sits on the foot hills of Africa?s highest mountain, mt Kilimanjaro. Mature wooded gardens with a variety of trees and plants, from thorn trees and acacias, to fragrant frangipanis, colorful bougainvillea and giant cactus plants thrive in the surroundings.
Accommodation is in 83 rooms in total .40 rooms with two queen size beds of which, 6 of which have interconnecting doors ideal for families and 24 rooms can be turned into triples on request.21 rooms with one queen size bed.
Kibo restaurant named after the tallest peak of Mt Kilimanjaro, is a round structure with a thatched papyrus covered roof and an exterior giving it a feel of an African hut. The exterior walls are plastered to look like rough and painted earth red /mustard color, giving it an African bush like ambiance.
The buildings are spaciously laid out and the property has well maintained flat lawns, gardens and wide open spaces. It is an ideal spot for star gazers in the African tropical nights. The property overlooks Africa?s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro and the Amboseli plain to the south and the eastern boundary is home to several families of elephant known to be amongst the best spots in the world to watch elephants.
Situated in a private cove alongside a fishing community. Eco- friendly local excursions can be arranged with the local community in dug out canoes and outriggers for snorkelling, sailing, mangrove trips, as well as bush walks and visits to the nearby village. Health and Beauty Treatments are also available in the privacy of your Tree House. Sport Fishing and Scuba Diving can also be arranged.
It is also wheelchair friendly and has roll-in shower rooms. Set on 22 acres of tropical gardens along a 300 metre beach front with five expansive swimming pools, a luxurious spa, numerous dining and accommodation option, and a vast plethora of things to do, Sarova Whitesands is a destination
Facilities: Offers a main Sea View Restaurant and a Bar. Also includes Outdoor Pool , Jacuzzi and Yoga.
The hotel offers guests an attractive shape of the Bustani club, with its spacious gargedn rooms, and the ocean facing bahari rooms. Bustani club has 93 air conditioned rooms, all within balcony or patio dressing area. Other facilities include satellite TV, hair dryer, mini bar and safe. The club area has two swimming pools, beach bar the fisherman?s cove and vilindini restaurants plus two other dining venues.
There is a full range of shared facilities, including a health club, a driving school, two floodlit tennis courts, a wind surfing school, volley ball, water polo and table tennis. Deep sea fishing can also be arranged. The leisure golf club, next to the hotel complex, is a well presented and challenging 18-hole championship golf course.
The accommodation consists of 8 tents which over look the swimming pool and set in the tropical and palm tree lined gardens on Gazi Beach. Each tent offers an air-conditioned bedroom with 4 poster bed, separate Swahili style lounge area with a mini bar and en-suite bathroom with romantic shower. With a hint of Bedouin character, these private tents offer a sense of heightened sultry romance on the beach.
Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa lends uniqueness, sophistication and style to its traditional coastal setting. The beach resort offers 144 bedrooms comprising of doubles, twins, deluxe, inter-connecting rooms, a selection of suites and presidential suites, including two wheelchair accessible rooms which can be accessed by a lift.
All rooms have a view of the magnificent Indian Ocean and are fully equipped with TV offering a variety of satellite channels as well as internet plugs for email and web surfing requirements in addition to mini-bars, air conditioning and 24 hour room service.
There are three diverse restaurants within the Diani Reef Beach Resort and Spa: The Coral Rock Cafe, The Saki Oriental Restaurant and The Fins Seafood & Grill. The Diani resort also offers a spa offering qualified and experienced therapists.
The main reception has an antique "Chandelier" given to the Sultan by British traders for landing rights.
Situated 40km South Coast of Kenya's old Arab seaport of Mombasa, the Indian Ocean Beach Resort is spaciously set among more than 25acres of swaying coconut palm groves and magnificent old stoic Baobabs, overlooking the powder white sands of Diani beach and the Tiwi estuary.
100 Deluxe rooms (25 are ocean-front) are handsomely crafted and beautifully furnished, including a specially designed from suit wheelchair traveler. The wheelchair accessible room has a roll-in shower/toilets with grab-bars.
There are three restaurants: Spices :The airy first floor restaurant, over- looking the ocean, specializes in a rich exotic pot-pourri of master pieces from the shores of the Indian Ocean. Serves full Anglo American Buffet Breakfast and eight course Table d'hote Dinner. Ocean Terrace: Al fresco styled, pool-side patio restaurant serving light meals throughout the day. Specialities include sandwiches and mouthwatering dishes from the Tandoori oven. Bahari Cove: an open air, a la carte restaurant practically on the beach featuring the finest shellfish and seafood 'swahili style'. A snack lunch menu also available, one may choose to dine on the boat, in the main restaurant or out in the patio.
Set high on a bush-cloaked hill with long views over the savannah and down to the winding coils of the hippo-filled Mara River, it stands centre-stage to one of Africa's most dramatic wildlife arenas, with a ringside seat for the ?greatest wildlife show on earth', the legendary migration of the wildebeest.
The Camp comprises 22 luxurious en-suite tents; each set on a beautiful mahogany platform with a spacious veranda completed with cushion daybed from which one can enjoy an afternoon siesta, taking in the wonderful surroundings.
Each tent has a private bathroom with WC, twin washbasins and an outdoor shower with view to the sky. The water is heated by gas and there is 24 hour electricity in all tents provided by solar panels19 tents are placed along the river whilst 3 are set on raised platforms offering stunning views of the surrounding area. The family unit consists of two tents with a shared veranda.
Enjoy sumptuous meals prepared by the camps chefs, a delicious blend of continental and African cuisine using fresh local produce and delicacies. There is an extensive wine list for the perfect accompaniment to your meal. The camp offers bush breakfast or dinner and can organize picnic lunches should you wish to go for a full day game drive.
Air transport to the Masai Mara is available from Nairobi?s Wilson Airport via scheduled forty five minute flights on local air charter companies to one of several local airstrips near the Royal Mara. The preferred airstrips are Mara Shikar airstrip (15 min from the camp), Musiara airstrip (35 min from the camp), and Kichwa Tembo airstrip. The camp may also be reached via a six hour drive from Nairobi which may prove bumpy.
The Royal Mara has eight luxury, spacious, guest suites situated with river frontage which have flush toilets, bidets, twin basins, luxury showers, hot water, and electricity. All river guest suites have luxury hand carved furnishings, elegant linen, lush towels, bathrobes, slippers, toiletries, and four poster beds (one super king or two doubles; additional bedding added if desired).
Al fresco dining, buffet breakfasts and barbecue lunches are available in the lodge's dining area or along the Mara River. Picnic lunches are available in lieu of a breakfast or lunch at the camp for guests desiring an extended game drive. Open savannah luncheons or dinners, boma fire-lit dinners or bush candle lit dinners and private dining on guests' accommodation verandas are available at an additional cost.
The Camp sits on the 25 million year pre-historic land which spans virtually all stages of life?s evolution and the fossil record. It comprises 30 luxury tents, located within the ?triangle? in the Maasai Mara National Reserve adjacent to the Mara River famous for the wildebeest migration.
There are 30 tents , 15 twins ( 2 wheelchair friendly), 10 doubles and 3 triples, all overlooking the river. Perfect place to view wildlife and at the same time relax and take a dip in the pool after your game-drive.
Situated on the slopes of Oloongama hills, it is one of the first lodges to be built in the Masai Mara game reserve. Guests are drawn into 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 fabled Masai Mara game reserve.
Down a few steps, the walls hanging with woven batiks, is the lobby, round with a high thatched roof. Right in the center is a fire place, a bar on one side and comfortable seats all around for hanging.
The dining room has a high ceiling, red painted walls adored with paintings depicting the masai going about their every day life. In the center is a huge fire place, decorated at the top with life sized carvings of the masai and shields, draped with checked red and blue masai ?shuka?.
Accommodation is In 50 traditional buildings with thatched roofs, each with 2 rooms. For honeymooners there is a honeymoon suite situated right at the top of the property with an uninterrupted view of the Oloongama hills. This very spacious suite has a king size bed set on a platform.
By virtue of its location and layout, the Camp offers an unparalleled plethora of activities and experiences from luxury tented living to bird-watching, mini golf, sport fishing and a unique insight into the Maasai culture at the adjoining Maasai village.
Nothing quite captures the true spirit of East Africa, like a safari in Kenya?s richest game reserve, the Maasai Mara. Among the various Mara lodges, Sarova Mara Game Camp offers front seats to nature?s most breathtaking show - the wildebeest migration. The endless plains of East Africa are the setting for the world?s greatest wildlife spectacle where, from the vast Serengeti plains to the champagne colored hills of Kenya?s Maasai Mara, over 1.4 million wildebeest and 200,000 zebra and gazelle, relentlessly tracked by Africa?s great predators, migrate in a clockwise fashion over 1,800 miles each year in search of rain ripened grass.
Keekorok Lodge has everything possible; no matter whom you are, Keekorok will help you feel at home. With the largest gift store in the game park, spacious grounds, countless activities, a sparkling pool, fantastic food and beverage options, and a rich history as the oldest game lodge in the Masai Mara, Keekorok is an unforgettable experience in the Masai Mara.
The resort has its own airstrip making it easily accessible from Nairobi and Mombasa. It takes only 45 minutes to fly from Nairobi?s Wilson airport to the camp and about two hours to fly from Mombasa to the camp.
Accommodation is in 20 luxuriously appointed river front tents, all tents have ensuite facilities and have a panoramic view all overlooking the plains.
While at Tipilikwani you can be sure to enjoy the following facilities; guided game drives, bush breakfast and dinner, cultural visits, lecture on masai culture by resident naturalist and entertainment by local maasai morans.
Named in honor of the Pan African movement, Sarova Panafric was inaugurated by the first president of Kenya H.E. Mzee Jomo Kenyatta on the 5th January 1965 and truly represents Neo Africa. Enjoy leisurely meals at the lively and warm Flame tree restaurant, once the watering hole for freedom fighters, spies and foreign correspondents and named after the Flame Tree that holds pride of place in the gardens.
The hotel now offers accommodations in 165 guest rooms and suites, has eight conference rooms, the largest seating 175 delegates, a heated out sauna and steam room, beauty salon, book shop and gift shops. All guest rooms are luxuriously furnished, have plush carpeting and deep velour soft furnishings.
There are six restaurants in the hotel, one to suit every mood and palate. The Tea Room offers traditional high-tea in a comfortable setting. The relaxed setting of the Cin Cin Wine Bar is the perfect spot to unwind, while the Lord Delamere Terrace is the ideal spot for people watching. The extensive room service menu is always an option when a more private setting is preferred.
Cin Cin is a warm, cozy space that gives way to a terrace in which several species of birds make home. Experience fine wines and spirits, complemented by flavorful hors d'oeuvres and attentive service.
Tatu Restauranti is a contemporary American steak house; featuring dry aged premium Kenyan Angus beef cooked sustained wood, as well as a variety of coastal seafood and the finest Kenyan Produce.
Swimming Pool Restaurant elevated from the pool, the Poolside Restaurant has an outdoor canopied space. One side faces the pool whilst the other faces the Mugumo gardens. It is an ideal site for cocktail parties, group luncheons and dinners. The Poolside Restaurant is also the perfect setting for intimate, leisurely lunches.
Dining at the hotel; Visit the Thorn Tree Cafe, East Africa's most famous meeting place, the Pool-deck restaurant on the fifth floor features exotic al fresco dining by the pool, the Thai Chi restaurant boasts of the finest Thai cuisine and the Exchange Bar is the home of the first Nairobi stock exchange.
The other services on offer include a heated swimming pool, health club with gym, aerobic studio, steam bath and sauna. Different massages and treatments are on offer. There is internet connectivity in all the rooms, restaurants and lobby and an elegant shopping arcade for curios, suits, eye wear, books and a chemist.
Since its establishment 1902 the Sarova Stanley has served as a distinguished retreat to some of the worlds most recognized actors, authors and leaders. Set in the vibrant city center, this central Nairobi luxury hotel offers effortless passage to bustling shopping areas exclusive restaurants.
Justly famed for its exceptional standards of efficiency, service and five-star hospitality, the elegantly sophisticated Nairobi Serena is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World group and is consistently voted ?Best Hotel in Nairobi' by airlines and international travel magazines alike. Despite its pivotal central location, the Serena remains true to its title and offers an oasis of serenity amidst the bustle of one of Africa's most vibrant capital cities.
The interior décor reflects an entirely pan-African theme featuring art and inspiration from Ethiopia, the Maghreb, West Africa and East Africa. Offering a range of dining experiences, the hotel is renowned for its ?Mandhari' fine-dining restaurant, which is rated as one of the Kenya's finest. The Nairobi Serena also offers a world-class Conference Centre and the exclusive ?Maisha' Health Club and Spa.
Nairobi's undisputed business venue of choice - both for visiting executives and for regional corporate event planners, the Nairobi Serena offers an unrivalled choice of executive suites, global connectivity, business support, conference-planning proficiency, product launch expertise and high-profile international corporate events venue.
This historic hotel, formerly Mayfair Court Hotel, dates back to the 1940?s colonial Kenya.
The Naivasha Simba Lodge is situated on the banks of Lake Naivasha, the cleanest lake in the Great Rift Valley. This fresh water lake was once Nairobi?s main landing strip for the luxury Flying Boats that came all the way from London. Travelers would then proceed to Nairobi by bus. It has no known outlet, which is considered a requisite for a fresh water lake!
You will feel your nerves quiet down as soon as you set your eyes on the lodge?s rich, manicured grounds. From here, the Mt Longonot, an extinct volcano, towers behind the lake imparting a soft, purple tinge.
100kms from Nairobi or just over an hour on tarmac roads. The flying time from Nairobi to the Lake Naivasha airstrip is about 45 minutes.
Double storied cottages offer extremely spacious rooms with en suite bathrooms and either balconies or solariums.
Spacious rooms with ensuite bathroom, private lounge and balcony. Each room boasts two queen-size beds.
The Lodge is cleverly laid out such that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of the Lake and the Park. The Lodge incorporates natural landscaping with tall acacia trees, winding walkways and greens dotted with bird feeds. Spread over acres, the Lodge is a natural haven for bird life and attracts over 50 species of birds amongst the 400 species that inhabit the Park.
Lake Nakuru National Park, situated in the Rift Valley, was created in 1968 to protect the huge flocks of over a million of the lesser flamingo that breed and nest at the edge of Lake Nakuru, giving it the characteristic pink rim. Lake Nakuru National Park located at an altitude of 4,000-5,767 feet above sea level, covers 188 square kilometers of land of great ecological diversity - from lake water, woodland, bush grassland, to rocky ridges. The park is home to not just the lesser flamingo but over 400 species of birds and one of the few places to see the endangered white rhino. Other wildlife at the park includes lions, leopards, zebra, gazelles, eland, giraffe and the hyrax.
Nestled between the ?honeymoon hills?, and set in beautifully landscaped grounds with natural foliage and a variety of indigenous African plants and flowers, Flamingo Hill Camp provides superb, tented accommodation.
Flamingo Hill Camp is an eco-friendly establishment. Part of the money earned from the camp is used for environmental restoration and endangered species. Cosy, warm and inviting with a personal touch, Flamingo Hill Camp offers the traveler a home away from home!
As you drive into the spacious grounds of the Samburu Game Lodge. Karibu, means welcome in Swahili, and upon arriving at the lodge you will be face-to-face with rolling lawns, vibrant flowers, and soothing lounge areas. Collapse into an oversized chair in the tranquil lobby filled with the scent of spicy cedars, order a refreshing drink, let your eyes close, and realize amid the mists of the cultural surroundings that you never want to leave Samburu Game Lodge.
You will be able to find your every desire at the lodge, ranging from fantastic meals to four food and beverage outlets to many accommodation options and, not to mention, countless entertainment possibilities.
The lodge serves surprising international, oriental and African traditional cuisines. There are other available options in place that can be arranged on request like bubbly bush dinners and breakfast and picnic lunch boxes. The camps lounge has a décor perfectly done to give it an African touch. This is great for business talks or a place to pass time and relax.
There are a total number of 24 deluxe en-suite tents, 12 with King or Queen sized beds, 9 with twin beds and 3 with triple beds. Each of the exclusive comfortable deluxe tents gives perfect view of the Ewaso Nyiro River, surrounding beautiful landscape and all lives this brown river supports. Every spacious tent consists of a dressing area, sitting area, luggage rack and en-suite facilities to provide a memorable stay close to nature.
Single, double and triple rooms have access to toilet and shower facilities while suites have their own bathrooms.The open fronted dining room allows unrestricted game and bird viewing at all times, and an elevated walkway extending well into the forest gives peace seeking visitors a few rare moments alone with nature.
Deep in the national reserve is a spectacular breathtaking 82 foot waterfall with anatural plunge pool. A shower in the cool clean waters of the fall or a dip in the pool is quiet refreshing after the walk. As you walk following the trail, the ranger ornaturalist will educate you on the rich flora and fauna found in the park.
Apart from game, the park offers stunning panoramic observation points with views sometimes as far as the ocean. The park has over a thousand species of plants some endemic the area. With a lineage of over 200 million years the Cycad is a palm like plant of the forest undergrowth. Shimba is only habitat of the magnificent Sable antelope in the country. Other regular visitors to Shimba are herds of African Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, and Colobus monkey and Bushbabies. Carnivores include leopard and spotted hyena.
Here, there is an almost spiritual ambiance. Breathtaking views of the valley, the occasional Sable herd passing close by and an elephant family coming to graze for a pachyderm sundowner. A natural phenomenon, Sables are not known for their numbers in Kenya ? indeed this is the only place you will see them.
The balcony of your Tree House has been placed with deliberate care. Here you can watch the moon rise in the East and the sunset in the West, and overhead, the romance of the African night sky. Have you dreamt of sleeping beneath these stars? (This is not for the light hearted ? it?s a wild experience) The Ndovu four-poster bed can be safely wheeled forward beneath the panorama and star gazing accomplished in comfort.
The Tree house has been designed and constructed using local materials and resources. It offers an interior design of surprise and exception, the Jacuzzi is prepared for you for a sundowner and thereafter your personal Butler serves a candle-lit dinner here, on a table set for two.
The veil of dawn will lift with the song of bird life in morning and you may awake gently. Perhaps there may also be the odd elephant making his or her presence known below you as you reach for the bell to summon your morning coffee, tea and fresh juice to be enjoyed with the magnificent vista that falls before you. Breakfast is served on the verandah.
The Sanctuary provides a safe environment to over 50 species of mammals and 300 species of birds within 28,000 acres of rolling savanna and woodland habitats. Large numbers of wildlife come to drink at the waterholes, so Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge provides a rare opportunity to view animals at close proximity in their natural habitat. The lobby, restaurant and terraced bar all provide excellent views and photographic opportunities, while an underground tunnel and bunker with ground level windows provides unbelievably close yet safe access to a variety of wildlife as they drink. The waterholes are illuminated by powerful floodlights as it gets dark, to make sure that you witness all the activity throughout the night.
The Sanctuary is a success story in sustainable conservation where wildlife - including elephant, lion, buffalo and giraffe - thrive. Game drives are tightly controlled to ensure that animals are not harassed and some areas are completely closed to vehicles. This commitment to responsible ecotourism, which has been so well supported by visitors, ensures that the Sanctuary and all its wildlife will continue to prosper.
Stay in a small, unique lodge of sustainable timber, canvas and traditional coconut thatch. Sip sundowners on an open terrace with Kilimanjaro as the back drop, followed by dinner overlooking a small water hole visited by a family of elephants. Sleep in a hand-made four poster bed in crisp cotton sheets and awake to Africa's incredible sunrise ready to enjoy a game drive or bush walk before a hearty breakfast ..perhaps in the bush.. and you have begun to conjure up the magic that is Lions Bluff.
The Sanctuary provides a safe environment to over 50 species of mammals and 300 species of birds within 28,000 acres of rolling savanna and woodland habitats. Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge provides the rare experience of proximity to the wildlife and a viewing gallery from the comfort of your room balcony . Since the lodge is unfenced, animals such as gazelles and elephants are commonly sighted on the grounds and at the watering hole near the swimming pool.
The Sanctuary is a success story in sustainable conservation where wildlife - including elephant, lion, buffalo and giraffe - thrive. Game drives are tightly controlled to ensure that animals are not harassed and some areas are completely closed to vehicles. This commitment to responsible ecotourism, which has been so well supported by visitors, ensures that the Sanctuary and all its wildlife will continue to prosper. The Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge offers luxury accommodation and amenities and is the perfect base in an unforgettable setting to explore the natural environment around.
Vuma Hills Tented camp is stretching over the seemingly endless wilderness south west of Mikumi National Park. Consisting of only 16 chalets, Vuma is a far cry from traditional tented camping. Complete with shaded wooden veranda at the front and en suite bathroom facilities at the back, there is not much to be asked for. The common areas consist of a dining lounge and fully stocked bar area adjacent to a dining room with amazing views of the plains.
The main camp is powered through photo voltaic cells connected to inverters. Stand by generators on limited schedules to conserve fuel. Water conservation is important and guests are encouraged to participate.
Ruaha River Lodge is family friendly and allows children above 2 years of age. There are no nanny services, and parents need to supervise their children.
The main camp is powered using generators only during certain times of the day. Water conservation is important and guests are encouraged to participate.
Many of the staff at Ruaha River Camp are hired from the surrounding villages and trained in the art of hospitality. Staff are articulate in Swahili, English and their tribal dialect and some are even fluent in other European dialects. All staff members have completed mandatory primary school at a minimum and are required to attend a mandatory refresher course conducted by a hospitality expert during the off season. Situated in a fantastic location right on the river, Ruaha River Lodge is the oldest lodge in Ruaha National Park. Unpretentious and relaxed, it is owned and run by the Fox family, and is well suited for those on a tighter budget. Although the lodge is relatively large, guests are divided between two different dining and lounge areas when it is full, so the atmosphere is slightly more personal than you might expect, and the service generally friendly.
Sandy, stone-lined pathways lead to Ruaha River Lodge's bedrooms, 28 detached cottages, or 'bandas', built of solid stone along the river. Each is incredibly spacious (quite vast!) and very comfortable, with a large veranda equipped with a couple of directors' chairs ? a peaceful place to watch animals coming down to the river to drink.
Large double doors lead from the veranda into the bedroom and lounge area, subdivided by a low wooden counter which also acts as an area to store clothes. In front of this a comfortable sofa and chair are set around a coffee table.
Behind the counter, are two comfortable beds ? a double and a single ? and bedside tables. Cool stone floors and walls help to keep the room at an even temperature, further helped by gauze over the windows to allow a through breeze.
To summarise, Ruaha River Lodge is an attractive camp that feels very natural ? and, given its size, manages to remain quite personal and in touch with its surroundings. For those looking for a camp that has a good level of comfort, great views and a moderate price tag, this would be a good choice.
The tented camp, situated in the heart of the reserve, is environmentally friendly and each tent is equipped with private bathroom and a veranda facing the river. There is a constant flow of animals coming down to drink at the river offering a permanent show to visitors of the camp. The water is usually full of hundreds of hippos as well as groups of crocodiles that laze in the sun on the sandbanks in the river.
A structure in the central part of the camp hosts the restaurant, bar and library, all with a view of the river and the sunset. All of the camp structures, kitchen included, are constantly renovated, attaining the highest level of comfort without sacrificing the emotion of a total immersion in a completely natural environment. Electricity and hot water are powered by solar panels, while UHV-filtered drinking water is available throughout camp (including tents). A covered swimming pool is situated in the camp, between reception and mess area.
Rufiji River Camp is operated by Foxes Safari Camps and the camp management very much look forward to welcoming you at Rufiji River Camp
Twenty tents facing the sunset, with comfortable beds, walled en-suite facilities, mosquito netting and all of the comfortable equipment of a lodge. Each tent has a private veranda under a roof of local straw (makuti) that creates the perfect place for reading, writing or just resting in the shade.
The camp has a semi-circular layout, conducive to game viewing. There are 20 tents in total, all have en suite bathrooms. There are 16 family tents and 4 suites. Each tent is constructed of sisal and boroti poles and a makuti roof. Locally made hand carved beds graces the tents. Authentic antique writing desks and beautiful African bed and cushion covers are found in the tents.
All of your needs are comfortably met. For breakfast you may choose a continental, full English breakfast, or pancakes, omelette's, and fresh fruits in season. Lunch is served under a 200 Year old Tamarind tree where you may watch the elephants at the watering hole. Gather around the camp fire to hear stories of ancient Africa, or view game in the night-time observation tower.
Surrounded by pristine bush, Satao Camp is ideally located to provide you with the best opportunity to view game, morning to night time. Tsavo National Park will allow you to see the following amongst others: lion, leopard, cheetah, zebras, giraffes, serval cats, antelopes, kongoni, lesser kudu, oryx, klipspringer, impala, stripped hyena, gazelles, buffalos and elephants and some 500 bird species.
The camp is situated under the shade of doum palms and is divided into downstream and upstream camps. The central buildings house a spacious dining area, a bar, and a large, comfortable lounge where guest will have their meals and relax during their free time from activities. This main area is located along the Galana river, where the majority of the game aggregate during the dry season. The thatch roof, Galana stone floors, and deep, bed-size sofas give it a charming coastal atmosphere.
Accommodation is in comfortable and spacious bandas (thatched, semi-tented bungalows on wooden platforms) each of which has en-suite bathrooms, verandas and are situated a good distance apart to provide privacy. Two of the bandas have a separate veranda on stilts (Banda A & 7). These bandas are recommended for Honeymooners as you can sleep under the stars, while being surrounded by elephants and hippos. The bathrooms are large and have traditional bucket showers, flush toilets and basins with running water.
The airstrip, Manyani, is a short 1 hour flight from Nairobi and the transfer from Manyani to camp is a 30 minute drive. By road, the camp is easily accessible, 3.5 hours from Mombasa and 4.5 hours from Nairobi.
The lodge has 40deluxe rooms each with a terrace overlooking the plains or the Aruba Dam.
Each room is designed to provide utmost comfort ensuring a pleasant stay.
Located 40km from Mtito Andei , the lodge is an unrivalled haven for those who love nature and a perfect retreat in the wild.
The camp is not fenced and therefore perfectly integrated into nature. From your tent you enjoy a wonderful view to the landscape and the wild animals wandering around the waterhole. Massai warriors assure your safety round the clock and also stand representatively for the balance of man and nature at Severin Safari Camp.
As the lodge is close to the coast it is ideal for a short safari to Tsavo East National Park. Apart from viewing wildlife there are several other activities to enjoy : the lodge has a healthclub with a fully equipped gymnasium.