Luxury Safari Guide to Kenya

Kenya lodge

safari lodge dorm ©msafari2425/Flickr

Kenya is one of the first options for most travelers planning a safari vacation. Tourists are attracted by Kenya’s amazing biodiversity, but also for the travel facilities they an find in this Eastern African country. Kenya was among the first countries to promote wildlife watching (safari) tours, and it can offer not only several decades of experience, but also the comfort of its numerous safari lodges, resorts and camps. So even if you are quite demanding in terms of accommodation and facilities, you’ll find Kenyan hospitality business to be well-equipped, even for the most demanding standards. This luxury safari guide to Kenya will present you some of the most exclusive safari lodges and camps you can find in the bush:

Cottars 1920’s Camp

While most safari trips in Africa will take visitors in a guided tour into the wilderness, private game reserves like Cottars 1920’s Camp do exactly the opposite: the bring wilderness on your doorstep. Situated in Masai Mara National Park, home to Africa’s most massive annual animal migration, the camp offers you comfortable and nature friendly accommodation, and all the intimacy of a private concession. Guests get their own tent suite with private bathroom, but, most importantly, they are given the privilege to be right in the middle of events and watch the animals form their porch.

Cottas Camp

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Ashnil Mara Camp

The Ashnil Mara Camp offers visitors a unique perspective over Masai Mara. The camp is situated along Mara River, and can be very easily accessed from Nairobi by plane. The camp promises abundant wildlife, and is awaiting visitors with its 30 deluxe tents (each with its own bathroom and sundeck), a bar and full-board meals. Daily safari and Masai heritage tours are organized at the guests’ request, but you can also choose to have a picnic or serve dinner in the middle of nature.

Kenya safari

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Loisaba Lodge

With views over Kenya mountain, Loisaba lodge is one of Kenya’s finest luxury safari lodges. With an eco-friendly design and facilities such as guests pool, spa center and tennis court, Loisaba is definitely in the high-end category. But what makes this lodge particularly appealing are the numerous activities it offers – from safari drives and walks to rafting. Also, for a very unique experience, you can try booking one of their beds under the stars, some really simple wood constructions that allow you to combine the comfort of a king-size bed with overwhelming panoramas, dramatic sunsets and the unrivaled African night sky.

Kenya lodge

safari lodge dorm ©msafari2425/Flickr


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