Mara Plains Camp is a one-of-a-kind, seven tent camp located in the private 35,000-acre Olare Motorogi Conservancy, just on the northern boundary of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. This intimate camp, one of Kenya’s only two Relais & Chateaux properties (other being sister property ol Donyo Lodge), blends the finest in wildlife viewing with the absolute best of safari hospitality and guiding. No other camp offers the extensive traversing area of Mara Plains Camp, with access to a total of 100,000 acres of private conservancy land as well as the world-renowned Maasai Mara, home to the Great Migration. Each guest at Mara Plains contributes considerably to the success of the Olare Motorogi Conservancy’s flourishing ecosystem; conservation fees paid safeguard this habitat, while supporting over 1,000 Maasai families. This partnership agreement ensures the survival of an astounding volume and variety of wildlife. The camp is nestled in lush forest on the meandering bends of the Ntiakitiak River, and careful thought was given to every detail. The camp is not an imposition on the landscape, but rather a subtle refuge among the wild. Its presence does not detract from the visual beauty of the ecosystem, but incorporates it with sweeping views across the plains and careful position among the riverine forest. It is captivating on arrival.
Situated below the scenic location where the famous final scene of the movie Out of Africa was filmed, this romantic and totally private camp reflects the ambiance of Kenyan safaris of the ‘20s and ‘30s. The epitome of tented luxury, andBeyond Bateleur Camp comprises just two intimate camps of nine tented suites each, set among the forests on the edge of the Masai Mara. The tented suites boast an easy, classical elegance, with polished wooden floors and ensuite bathrooms with his and hers basins, indoor and outdoor stone-walled showers and a copper bathtub. Each tent has its own deck overlooking the vast game-filled plains of the Masai Mara, and a personal butler ensures that every need is catered for. In- room coffee stations and personal fridges stocked with the guests favourite beverages, ensure they feel right at home. Beautifully handcrafted artefacts, fine antiques, leather buttoned Chesterfield sofas, books, crystal and candlelight adorn the comfortable sitting and dining areas, transporting guests back to the heyday of classical safari. Deep, refreshing swimming pools provide cool comfort. Delicious meals are served in memorable settings beneath the stars, followed by fireside port and cigars. Bush breakfasts and romantic sundowners on the edge of the Rift Valley offer an unforgettable African experience.
Mara Nyika, meaning “Large Plains or Great Plains," is the newest edition to the Great Plains Conservation family of camps in Kenya. While this intimate camp of just five tents and one 2-bedroom family suite is set in a valley, straddling a small stream, the light-coloured canvas tents were designed to sit under the canopy of umbrella thorn trees while still offering guests views out over the bush. Walkways from tents to the main area evoke the feeling of a treehouse under canvas and the camp’s ethic and inspiration is one of exploration and adventure. Privacy is the key to Mara Nyika. Privacy to live, think, explore, be romantic and be pampered – all the while with one of the most spectacular backdrops Africa can provide. Many guests may opt to spend a few days in Mara Nyika combined with a stay at either Mara Expedition or Mara Plains Camp to get exposure to all three wildlife areas, namely the private Olare Motorogi and Naboisho Conservancies and Maasai Mara Reserve. Each wildlife experience from our camps is unique and offers a different face of the incredible Maasai Mara ecosystem. No two days are the same on safari. Wildlife viewing often starts at sunrise, returning to camp for a late breakfast and departing again in the mid-afternoon after tea before returning just after sunset.
High above Kenya’s Maasai Mara where some of the most romantic scenes from Out of Africa were filmed, sits Angama Mara comprising of two separate and intimate camps, each encompassing 15 tented suites. Built on the edge of the Great Rift Valley on one of the most sought-after sites on the continent, this lodge offers heart stopping views as far as the eye can see. The lodge boasts outstanding game viewing 12 months of the year, with private access to the reserve. Inspired by the Swahili word for 'suspended in mid-air,' Angama Mara floats 1,000 feet above the Maasai Mara, where, every morning, hot air balloons sail past the 30-foot-wide floor-to-ceiling glass fronts of each suite. Tailor-made safaris days are as action-packed or as gentle as guests choose them to be. In addition to consistently excellent game viewing, including Africa's Big Five, guests can experience hot air ballooning, walking safaris, garden-to-table lunches in the Shamba, hosted photographic safaris, editing their images in the Photographic Studio, a fitness center, a 40-foot-long swimming pool, a curated gallery of African art, clothing and jewellery, and a sun-filled studio where local Maasai women work at beading bespoke items – or simply do nothing at all.
Mara Expedition Camp sits in a small bend in the Ntiakitiak River, where thick forest meets savannah, and just a few kilometres from its sister camp, Mara Plains. Mara Expedition Camp is a magical revisiting of the past, drawing from the designs of Africa’s original explorers and designed for those who search for East Africa’s romantic safari era. Here, you will experience the best of both worlds: the intense action of the Maasai Mara ecosystem, as well as the more private 70,000-acre Mara North Conservancy. Mara Expedition Camp is a stylish experience and adventure camp that is unique to the industry and that fits the service levels, specialised guiding and design that has become associated with Great Plains Conservation. It is safari chic with five light and airy, spacious canvas tents, each with en-suite bathrooms where you enjoy piping hot water from huge brass ‘safari showers’ to a chorus of hippos lazing nearby. It is set down low, hidden from lights and noise and any sign of mankind. Under the grove of Africa ebony trees, its humble main area is lit by lantern and candlelit, simple in design, but just enough for all the comforts. This camp’s ambiance will be a sure hit with private groups, and safari aficionados.
Steeped in the aura of classical safari, the recently refurbished andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp boasts 12 classic tents, 20 superior tents and eight superior view tents. While all the tents look out onto the open grasslands or the shady forest surrounding the Sabaringo River, the superior view tents boast exceptionally beautiful, uninterrupted views of the Masai Mara. The superior tents feature beautiful Maasai-inspired interiors that showcase a simple and contemporary use of local materials. Oversized beds are perfectly positioned to make the most of the views, while stained cypress wood furniture combine with tribal decorative elements. The generously sized swimming pool is set among the trees and surrounded by lush lawns and spectacular view. the superior tents are separated into eight superior view tents and 20 superior tents. Indulge in beautifully roomy ensuite bathrooms and private verandas with comfortable day beds. The 20 superior tents offer either slightly interrupted views of the Masai Mara, glimpses of the Masai Mara through the shade of the forest (excellent for bird lovers) or picturesque scenes of a nearby escarpment.
Sanctuary Olonana is an exceptional luxury safari lodge set on a private stretch of the Mara River in the heart of Kenya’s most famous game reserve, the Masai Mara. Featuring 14 glass-sided suites, Sanctuary Olonana is inspired by the Masai Mara’s breath-taking natural wonders, an abundance of wildlife, and a dramatic river which runs right past its forest setting. Game drives, cultural visits, bush dinners, sundowners, scenic flights and balloon rides, Olonana makes for a wonderful African safari. From the chef’s organic garden, to the use of sustainable energy sources, Sanctuary Olonana sets a new standard with its light environmental ‘footprint’. Over the years Sanctuary Olonana has also built strong relationships with the local Maasai tribes by working with them to improve their level of health-education and lifestyle, and securing unrivalled access to their culture and local knowledge. This luxury safari lodge is an exclusive hideaway complete with a swimming pool and glass-sided suites, 3 of which feature an extra bedroom, perfect for families. For wildlife lovers, this is one of the best places in East Africa to witness the spectacle that is the wildebeest migration.
Sala’s Camp offers space, comfort and great views as well as an amazing safari experience. We can accommodate up to 22 guests in seven new luxury tents dotted along the Sand River. Sala’s guests are treated to the casual elegance of safari days gone by whilst being surrounded by contemporary touches like private plunge pools and glass-fronted tents. The camp’s interiors are elegant and comfortable and all rooms have en-suite bathrooms with bathtub and shower, running water and flushing toilets. Our electricity is solar-powered and there is a standby generator for refrigeration and charging devices. Typically, after a day’s excursion, return to relax in your hammock or meet up for sundowners by the campfire before enjoying dinner served under the stars. Sala’s Camp prides itself on its hospitality and all arrangements are made with meticulous care. Guests enjoy full-board during their stay, which includes all meals and most drinks, excluding champagne and specially imported wines and spirits. There are activities on offer for children of all ages and babylistening is available. The camp is also suitable for guests with limited disabilities and special meals can be catered for by prior arrangement.
Nkorombo is Serian’s tented mobile camp, set on a private riverside site in the Masai Mara Reserve. This snug little setup is chock-full of character with a view over the rushing Mara River, bursting with laughing hippo and languorous crocodile. Much like at Serian and Ngare Serian, life at Nkorombo is low-key and tranquil. Nestled among a stand of wild olive and orange croton, the camp is right next to a lively salt lick that regularly features black rhino, and lion and leopard on the lookout for kill… There is an abundance of prey in this area, and it’s the perfect spot for spectacular game viewing. Designed to blend seamlessly into its stunning surrounds, it comprises five spacious ‘Selous style’ tents decked out in safari style of yore: leather, weathered wood, gauzy swathes of cotton, all lend accents to the essential, beautiful and comfortable style that defines Nkorombo.
Rekero is ideally located for viewing the Great Migration, when vast herds of wildebeest cross back and forth between Kenya and Tanzania, braving the dangers of rivers, on their circular trek around the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. Close to the Talek and Mara rivers in the south of the Masai Mara, Rekero lies in the heart of one of the most game-rich areas the Reserve has to offer, with a remarkable abundance and variety of year-round wildlife and spectacular scenery. Rekero is an intimate, comfortable, and relaxed riverside safari camp in the heart of the African wilderness. Hippos grunt in the pools below, the smell of wild sage drifts through the air and herds of wildebeest and zebra often can be seen from the main deck as they cross the Talek River. This ideal location means that fantastic game viewing can continue, even when relaxing in camp.
Governors has been pioneering immersive and transformational safaris in the Mara since 1972. We were the first operators to be permanently based inside the Mara, our site was chosen for its prime location and was the designated “getaway” for the Governors of Kenya. Unfenced and right in the heart of the action, our camps are located in some of the best and most precious wildlife locations in the world. We are a family with a colourful cast of characters that embodies the spirit of safari, while placing the care of the environment, community & conservation at the heart of everything we do. The setting is magical. So much so that almost a century ago it was reserved, exclusively, for Kenya’s colonial Governors. Governors’ Camp nestles in the forest along the winding banks of the Mara River, it’s waters teeming with hippo and crocodile, in the heart of the Masai Mara National Reserve.
Entim was designed with a purpose in mind; to be in the best possible location to view the wildebeest migration in the Maasai Mara game reserve. For a few months of the year the migration is on our doorstep on the Mara river. While many other visitors to the Mara will be staying in camps in the surrounding areas and conservancies, at Entim you don't have to drive for hours to get to the wildlife action because you are right there in the middle of it. Nor do you have to be hurried out of the Reserve before gates close at 6.30 pm: at Entim you can continue to witness the wild's most important and dramatic events, which often take place at dusk and dawn. There’s actually no obligation to go out on game drives because you can sit in camp and watch the animals passing by right in front of you. Entim meaning “forest” in Maasai is discreetly tucked on the edge of the riverine woodlands.
Overlooking snow-capped Mount Kenya, luxurious Segera Retreat is found on Laikipia’s savannah grasslands, home to the second-highest density of wildlife in Kenya. Game drives, guided nature walks and cultural activities showcase the environment, facilitated by an Experience Host and Guide. Beautifully renovated stables form the core of the main area, while six large luxurious villas rise on wooden platforms above a profusion of botanical life. The lavish new Farmhouse Homestead, Segera House and perfectly-positioned Villa Segera boast even greater privacy and luxury. Throughout, the Retreat and its gardens are filled with selected paintings and other art from amongst Africa’s most inspiring artists from The Zeitz Collection. Other delights include a spa and gym, as well as the unique Nay Palad Bird’s Nest sleep-out. The sumptuous cuisine comprises Segera’s own free-range beef and organic vegetables.
Located within the 230km2 Loisaba Conservancy, Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs offers an ultra-private experience with eight individual, spacious rooms with impressive views that reach across the magical landscape of northern Kenya stretching out to Mount Kenya. Service is paramount, with every room assigned an Elewana Guest Ambassador to serve and cater to every guests’ need, as well as a dedicated safari vehicle and a highly qualified Elewana field guide who will accompany guests for the duration of their stay. Loisaba sits on a vital Elephant Corridor connecting the famous Laikipia Plateau and plays a key role in supporting one of Kenya’s largest and most stable lion populations. The Conservancy is also home to several critically endangered large Mammals, including Grevy’s zebra, wild dog, leopard and cheetah.
Renowned for its beautiful landscape and rich wildlife, Loisaba also offers a multitude of activities to enjoy them by.
A visit to Lewa Safari Camp is to plunge into the timeless tranquility of Africa. Located within the world-famous Lewa Conservancy, home to East Africa’s healthiest black and white rhino populations, this bijou property, appropriately takes its name from the Swahili word for rhino. A haven of luxury in the bush, guests will immediately feel at home on arrival, warmly welcomed by the friendly and attentive staff. The comfortable sitting room with well-stocked bar and elegant dining area extend out to a large, comfortably furnished terrace. Here, guests can enjoy a sunny breakfast al fresco and watch the busy goings-on at the waterhole below, or they can choose to relax by the picturesque pool and enjoy the magnificent views over the distant plains. Featuring large tented bedrooms with verandahs and full ensuite bathrooms, Elewana Lewa Safari Camp offers authentic comfort for its visitors; cozy log fires in the sitting room are perfect for relaxing after a day in the Conservancy. This unique and exclusive retreat offers privileged access to a private wilderness.
Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp is situated on the beautiful Loisaba Conservancy in Laikipia. Perched on the edge of an escarpment, the camp is designed to capitalize on unhindered views across Laikipia's mottled landscape all the way to Mt Kenya. All accommodations and main areas enjoy a breathtaking vantage point over an expansive panorama. African-themed sophistication and style is the flavour of Loisaba Tented Camp. Spacious and airy tents are custom-built with large top-to-bottom doors and windows, high ceilings and polished wood floors. The tent suites are adorned in chic Africana furniture with a modern European twist. The bathrooms are luxurious with double-basin vanity and solar-heated hot water cascading from a rainfall shower to deliver a revitalizing cleanse after an action-packed day. The inviting main areas of Loisaba Tented Camp include a large open dining area, separate open lounge and bar, a large wooden decking area for outside dining, relaxing and enjoying the view, and one of Africa's most picturesque infinity pools.
Poised on a rocky kopje, the Elewana Loisaba Star Beds command sweeping views over an undulating valley and a permanent waterhole, frequented by resident wildlife. Handcrafted four-poster wooden beds sit on raised wooden platforms jutting out from a thatched-roof accommodation and are rolled out each night for guests to sleep under the endless African sky. Rustically designed to complement the surrounding environment, each star bed is individually built in harmony with the natural rocky features, incorporating a sitting area, and open plan bathroom with a view. Rising early to watch sunrise from your Starbed with the day ahead promises adventure, with a myriad of activities by which to experience Loisaba.
An eco-award-winning small luxurious tented camp nestled in the shadows of Mount Kenya at the foot of an indigenous forest overlooking a waterhole. The camp’s squeaky green safari chic marries beautifully and sensitively with the natural highs of her surrounds in the wilderness zone of Ol Pejeta. The camp is in the low vehicle density wilderness zone of the conservancy and the wildlife viewing is a very private and rewarding activity. Not only is this East Africa’s largest black rhino sanctuary there is also a myriad of other wildlife to be seen including elephant, lion, cheetah, wild dog and abundant plains game. Ol Pejeta Conservancy also permits Night Game Drives which focus on species not seen on regular day drives.
Porini Rhino Camp is a seven tent all inclusive tented camp located in Laikia within the 90,000 acre Ol pejeta Conservancy. Porini Rhino Camp is helping accomplish the Conservancy’s aims of generating profits from wildlife tourism for reinvesting into protecting habitat and wildlife and community development in the local area. The camp staff is drawn from different Kenyan communities. The camp adheres to strict eco-friendly and responsible eco tourism principles and has a prestigious Gold Eco-rating. Porini Rhino Camp has just 7 guest tents. The tents are very spacious and have private verandas along the length of the tent, providing a secluded and private 'space' for you to relax and enjoy the beauty of this African wilderness. These are traditionally themed safari canvas tents large, bright (three of the four walls are entirely made of mosquito screen) and comfortably functional – perfect for people who want a tented camp experience without frills. The beds are comfortable and wrapped in cosy duvets and blankets and soft towels in the bathrooms.
Low-key East African authenticity is the hallmark of Ol Pejeta, offering an authentic safari experience. With an entirely eco-friendly design, the camp blends seamlessly into the surrounding plains in a mix of natural colours and materials. The lounge and dining area, looking out over the sprawling plains towards Mt Kenya, are the hub of the camp - raised from the ground with communal dining space, a viewing platform overlooking the waterhole, and a lounge with a fireplace. When darkness falls, evenings are spent around the fire, waiting to catch a glimpse of a rhino ambling down to drink at the opposite river bank. Perfectly spaced along the Ewaso Nyiro River, the six traditional safari tents at Ol Pejeta Bush Camp are charming and full of character. All tents come complete with warm blankets for the winter mornings, rechargeable solar lights and en-suite bathrooms with hot-water safari bucket showers and flushing toilets. Individual verandas provide the perfect spot to while away an afternoon in privacy, watching the animals come and go along the river bank.
Sasaab Lodge is comprised of eight individual rooms with huge thatched roofs, canvas sides and sensational views down the river, over the bush and beyond. Each room is uniquely styled with its own private pool and open veranda. Attention to detail is evident throughout the lodge, from personal service and incredible food, through to the elegant interiors styled with a contemporary North African design. The lodge sits at the heart of a community conservancy, rich in raw Samburu culture and traditions, and has been built with wildlife conservation and preservation of the environment foremost in mind. The lodge has been established in association with the local community who benefit directly from your stay. Sasaab offers invigorating walks through the wilderness, game watching, alfresco dining, a unique cultural experience and opportunities to get involved with the local community. It is the ultimate place to relax and unwind.
Solio Lodge is located on the Solio Reserve, which is part of a private ranch and is home to a diverse population of wildlife, including both black and white rhino. Solio Game Reserve is internationally recognised as the most successful private rhino breeding reserve in Kenya. The reserve is now home to both black and white rhino, as well as numerous other species including buffalo, zebra, giraffe, lion, leopard, cheetah and plains game such as eland, oryx, impala, waterbuck, Thompson's gazelle and warthog. The lodge has just five cosy and luxurious rooms, each en-suite with large glass pane windows to take in the panoramic view of the landscape which is framed by Mount Kenya. You will find some of the best food in Kenya at Solio Lodge, freshly prepared from their own kitchen gardens. The wonderful cuisine can be enjoyed in the bush, on the deck, in the main dining room, or in the comfort of your cottage.
At Elewana Elsa’s Kopje luxury blends effortlessly with Meru’s remote and rugged beauty. Named after the lioness made famous by George and Joy Adamson’s biographical book and film “Born Free”, Elewana Elsa’s Kopje remains one of the most elegant lodges in Africa, in one of the most spectacular settings. Almost invisible to the eye as you approach its home on Mughwango Hill, Elsa's Kopje blends into the rocky crags of the “kopje” (small hill), above the site of George Adamson’s campsite. Every cottage is the ultimate ‘room-with-a-view’, uniquely designed and crafted, incorporating the natural features of the rocky hillside. A wild and semi-arid landscape, dotted with doum palms and traversed by weaving green lines of the 13 life-giving rivers, Meru National Park offers wonderful game watching opportunities, and is one of the best locations to view rhino in their natural habitat.
Sanctuary Tambarare Camp is nestled amongst fever trees in the shadow of Mount Kenya and delivers the perfect balance of adventure and serenity. Sanctuary Tambarare features 10 luxurious, large, and airy canvas tents with private verandas. These individually-decorated tents have a boutique-meets-bush style, with teak floors, gently billowing white curtains, and unique touches of Masai-inspired art. Guests can enjoy floor-to-ceiling cinematic views overlooking the grassy plains from their super king beds, while the en-suite boasts a walk-in shower, a double basin, and sumptuous towels.
After adventurous days tracking lions, riding horses with rhinos, or spotting giraffes, elephants, gazelle, and zebra in the wildlife retreat, guests can retire to the secluded camp for sundowners, relaxation, and attentive five-star service.
This latest luxury camp in Buffalo Springs Reserve is set in the spectacular backdrop of the mighty Ol Olokwe mountain fronting EwasoNyiro River. The 24 exclusive luxury tents are spread out along the shady banks of the river under a thick stand of Doum Palms. The main guest area consists of the reception, lounge area, dining area, bar, and veranda deck with a view of the river. Take a refreshing dip at the camp’s swimming pool. Relax on a sun bed by the poolside with a chilled drink from our bar before enjoying delicious meals prepared by our professional chef. Ashnil Samburu Camp is 12 kilometers from Buffalo Springs Ngare Mara Gate and about 5 hours drive from Nairobi. The airstrip is approximately 12 kilometers away.
Enasoit Camp is a luxury private tented camp nestled in the foothills of Mount Kenya, with over 4000 acres of pure wilderness to explore and experience exclusively. Guests enjoy the camp as well as the wildlife reserve on a purely exclusive-use basis – an ideal retreat for families and groups of friends. As a small and intimate camp, Enasoit has unique charm. It is relaxed and welcoming, yet luxurious and beautifully appointed. An Enasoit safari offers remarkable wildlife encounters and an array of exciting ways to experience the wilderness. One of the most distinctive features of Enasoit Camp is the extraordinary wildlife activity at the waterhole, found just in front of the main Mess tent.
Opened in 2010, Rhino River Camp is situated in Meru National Park, Northern Kenya. Rhino River Camp is a collection of five beautiful suites built out of sumptuous caramel canvas and sustainable hardwood, raised on platforms above the Kindani River. Each room comes complete with its own private ‘zen’ area where guests can meditate read or simply unwind. The lodge has a large central area with a bar, lounge and a library with views over the river and forest. Situated in eighty acres of privately owned wilderness, Rhino River Camp offers the chance to connect with nature and delight in the senses of the bush. Meru National Park hosts a large population of elephant, hippo, buffalo, lion, cheetah and leopard.
Set on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in Samburu National Reserve surrounded by doum palms and other beautiful indigenous trees and shrubs sits this small and exclusive camp of 12 luxury tents - all furnished in rustic African style while offering all the comforts expected of a luxury Camp (hot & cold running water, electricity and herbal products). The lounge and dining area offer vibrant safari colours with original oil paintings, soft intimate lighting designed to relax guests returning from an exciting game drive. Huge herds of elephant, prides of lion or the solitary leopard amongst other game are regular visitors around the camp providing excellent game viewing in spectacular scenic background of rugged rolling hills.
Ol Donyo Lodge is located on the Maasai-owned Mbirikani Group Ranch, comprising of 275,000 acres of wilderness between Amboseli and Tsavo National Parks and bordering Chyulu Hills National Park. This stunningly beautiful area is incredibly diverse, and often has spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro. No other lodge in Africa offers such a wide range of experiences, in such a private setting. As one of Kenya’s only two Relais & Chateaux properties (other being sister property Mara Plains Camp), the lodge is perched on a hillside with views of East Africa’s classic savannahs below. The 16-bed lodge is a harmonious blend of contemporary and rustic, merging the landscape into each suite. Designed for a wide appeal, the lodge is a perfect getaway for families, honeymooners or multi-generational groups. What makes it a standout is its notable variety of activities – from cultural visits, good quality wildlife viewing, hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking – ol Donyo Lodge is a place to feel Africa, and get out from behind the wheel. Add to this the lodge’s creature comforts.
At Finch Hattons, we have preserved the ideals lived by Denys Finch Hatton; a dedication to elegance and style coupled with a passionate love of the Kenyan wilderness and a long forgotten way of life. Set in 35 acres in the heart of Tsavo West National Park, we offer a chance to experience the thrill of a true African safari without foregoing the opulence afforded by contemporary comforts. With just 17 tented suites, surrounding the hippo pools fed by the fresh water springs of Mt Kilimanjaro and the Chyulu Hills, the camp is the ideal combination of adventure and intimacy. Discover the safari of a bygone era; a camp built to be minimally intrusive, while combining the modern day luxuries of any 5 star boutique hotel. Fusing modern design with rustic charm, you will experience the authentic African sights, sounds, tastes and smells. Everything we do is designed to tantalise each of your senses. With over two decades of providing unparalelled personalised service, you will leave wondering how we have fulfilled even your unexpressed wishes and find yourself already planning your next stay.
Elewana Tortilis Camp is named after the flat-topped, umbrella thorn tree Acacia Tortilis, a sight synonymous with East Africa. It is situated in one of Amboseli's areas of Acacia Tortilis woodland, with the majestic backdrop of Africa's highest mountain, the snow-capped Kilimanjaro. Game drives, walks, sundowners and bush meals are enjoyed both inside the park, and within a private 30,000-acre game where Tortilis Camp is located. Accommodations are designed with comfort in mind, with king or twin beds and elegant ensuite bathrooms. Exclusive accommodations are available in the luxurious Private House and Family Tent, set separately to the main camp, each enjoying access to a shared private pool and stunning views to Kilimanjaro. Elewana Tortilis Camp has a main lounge, bar and dining area, all exquisitely built with natural materials and thatched roofs, and enjoying magnificent views of Kilimanjaro.
The lodge is an eco-friendly operation, which takes maximum care of the environment and its people. It consists of 13 cottages ideally located on bush land facing Kilimanjaro. Each cottage has its own wooden-deck veranda and a fabulous view of the highest mountain in Africa, even from the comfort of your bed or your bathtub. Double or twin cottages, all have en suite bathrooms fitted with both a bath and shower. Each cottage has its own fireplace and a mini bar for those very special sundowners. Lighting and water systems are solar powered. The style of the lodge is a harmonious combination of modern (for your comfort) and traditional (to remind you that you are in Africa). Before and after dinner, relax by the campfire, or at our very special “mobile” bush bar, and listen to the magical sounds of the savannah under the spectacular African sky where the stars seem brighter than anywhere else.