Manda Bay’s new promotional video

Manda Bay has a brand new video showing off the beautiful lodge and the surrounding area from above.

Manda Bay is situated on the Lamu archipelago and is known as a haven for activities such as fishing, snorkeling, water-skiing, windsurfing, and so much more – making it perfect for families.

Watch the video here

Sentinel Mara Camp, Authentic Safari Camp Experience

Sentinel is situated in a prime area of the Masai Mara National Reserve.  The Musiara Marsh area renowned for its outstanding game viewing is where both the BBC “Big Cat Diaries” and Disney’s “African Cats” were filmed. So you are assured of an excellent game viewing experience.  During the annual migration, various crossing points are easily accessible from Sentinel.

​The camp itself is set up along the Mara River with wonderful bird life and the private and natural setting ensures that guests have a most enjoyable and authentic experience of the bush.  Being on high banks above the river means that there are always hippo and crocodile in the river below to be seen with other animals coming along to drink or cross the river at times.

It has 7 luxury tents all river facing with en-suite hot safari-style showers and flush toilets. Excellent cuisine and high-quality wines served.

Yoga week at The Sanctuary Ol Lentille

Ol Lentille is to launch a 5-day yoga retreat on 1 Sep 2019.
An increasing number of guests have been enjoying yoga during their stay, partly due to iconic views and partly due to the fact that Gill has been a fully qualified yoga instructor for a few years now.
Gill has over 500 hours of yoga instructor training behind her and with the help of some additional yogis Ol Lentille is running a yoga week.

All food will be vegetarian, with vegan diet offered (to be booked in advance). Fresh fruit and vegetable juices throughout. Wine and beer included.

Yoga offered will be in accordance with the group needs but it will be a variety of Hatha yoga to include Yin and Vinyasa Flow. It may also include Power yoga, Kundalini yoga or Acroyoga. Qualified and Certified Yoga Alliance teachers including Kenyan yogis from the Africa Yoga Project.

Detailed program available on request.

5 Night Yoga Villa Package on fullboard
Cost: USD 3425 per person sharing

Ol Lentille is situated in the far northern escarpment of the Laikipia Plateau with enormous views – from the craggy peak of Mount Kenya and the Samburu sacred mountain of Ololokwe, to the Matthews Range and the Karisia Hills. At one of the highest points in Laikipia, Ol Lentille offers spectacular and breathtaking panoramas in every direction.

New – Lerai Safari Camp, Masai Mara

2 Nights Flying package

KES 100,000 per person sharing

Inclusion: Return flights, airstrip transfers, 2 nights accommodation on fullboard, soft drinks, house wine, selected spirits, game drive, 1 full day shared visit to Mara reserve (excluding reserve fees) & access to iMac studio.

Valid from 1 Jul to 15 Oct 2019

Lerai, one of the newest luxury camps in the Masai Mara and the only camp inside the Olerai Conservancy, is situated along the seasonal Muliban river. It has only 6 tents, furnished with hot showers and flush toilets.

Activities include game drives, guided bush walks, sundowners.

Ekorian’s Mugie Camp, Laikipia gets a make-over.

Ekorian’s Mugie Camp, has a fresh look. Additional rooms have been added to the camp, along with new roofs and new facing on existing tents.

This brings Ekorian’s capacity to six rooms, with two of them being family rooms both with an annex that can sleep up to three children (under 12 years old). The camp has a swimming pool overlooking a watering hole and is surrounded by a stone wall and electric fence, which allows safe walking around the property, as well as allowing children to play safely.

Activities offered at the camp include birding, fishing, kayaking, camel treks, golf, hiking, star-gazing, and abundant wildlife.

Ekorian has also unveiled its ‘new-old” safari car, called ‘Kifahari’ (meaning elegant in Swahili). Originally manufactured in the early 1960s, the vehicle has been refurbished, offering guests an experience of stepping back in time to enjoy wildlife viewing in the open-air-styled car, ideal for photography.

  • KES 19,000 per person sharing per night
  • KES 11,000 per child sharing with adults per night (up to 15 years)

Inclusion: Accommodation on fullboard, airstrip transfers, house wine & beers, laundry, unlimited game drives, guided walks, kayaking, fishing, bush meals, sundowners.

Valid up to 21 Dec 2019

Lewa Wilderness goes Electric

Lewa Wilderness Lodge in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy has taken delivery of its first electric game vehicle and claims to be the first operator offering ‘Zero Emission Safaris’ in Kenya. The lodge converted a Land Cruiser from fossil fuel to electricity and the vehicle will be in action for the start of the summer season in […]

New children’s club at Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli

Ol Tukai Lodge has opened a new adventure club for children of all ages, EleFun Club. The club engages with children in a myriad of activities while parents, grandparents and/or chaperones unwind. The sports activities give the children a chance to engage in physical activities as well as make friends, develop skills, learn teamwork, and […]

Travel Destination – Southern Tanzania

Kwihala Camp, Ruaha National Park

Ruaha is one of the largest national parks in Africa, ensuring a true wilderness experience. The adventurous will relish the remarkable concentration of wildlife roaming this diverse landscape, which ranges from baobab trees and granite kopjes to open plains with cooling rivers and woodland valleys. With the option of bush walks and night drives, safari doesn’t get better than this.

The banks of the Ruaha are a permanent hunting ground for lion, leopard, cheetah, jackal, hyena and the rare and endangered African wild dog, who prey on the waterbuck, impala and gazelle that come to the river to drink.

Kwihala Camp is a small frontier-style camp providing exceptional access to the park’s huge populations of big cats, buffalo and elephants.

It has 6 tents with en-suite bathrooms facilities including safari bucket showers and flushing toilets.

Activities are game drives & walking safaris.

Contact us for rates and for more information.

Travel Destination – Southern Tanzania

Roho ya Selous, Selous Game Reserve

Selous game reserve is a wild and pristine game reserve in southern Tanzania. It is easy to access from Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar by light aircraft and is ideally combined with the nearby Ruaha National Park.

 Game viewing here is rewarding, with plentiful numbers of wild dog, lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and more than 400 species of bird. A real highlight of the Selous is the variety of safari activities available, making every day entirely different from the next.

Roho ya Selous set on a hill overlooking the water, sits in the very heart of the Selous Game Reserve.

It has 8 stretch canvas tents tucked into the shade, including 1 family tent, en-suite bathrooms with hot running water, showers and flushing toilets.

Activities are game drives, fishing, bird watching, boat safaris to get up close to the hippos, or walking safaris to take a slower approach to understanding the flora and fauna of the Selous.


Rwanda – luxury lodge

The One&Only Nyungwe House resort

The One&Only Nyungwe House resort, on the edge of the Nyungwe rainforest in the mountainous landscape of Rwanda’s southwest, will re-open on 1 October.

Set within the green expanse of a working tea plantation, alongside one of the largest and best-preserved mountain rainforests in Africa, it comprises 23 guest rooms and suites, gym, infinity pool, business centre.

All rooms and suites have been designed to fit within the natural surroundings, utilising local African craftsmanship inspired by Rwanda. Guests have the option of either a two-bedroom suite, which sleeps four, or a one-bedroom which sleeps two. Rooms feature en-suite bathrooms with indoor shower, vanities, a wilderness-view shower and a stand-alone bath, as well as log burners, burning fragrant eucalyptus, whilst expansive private decks offer panoramic views over the terrain.

Nyungwe House is an ultra-luxury oasis which celebrates every possible moment of this remote jungle environment from sunrise breakfasts, or treehouse yoga, enjoying soothing indigenous spa therapies in the warm tropical air, through to evening cocktails by a crackling fire pit.

Surrounded by jungle views, the resort has been carefully planned, with farm-to-table dining offering African-inspired cuisine within the surroundings of a traditional boma, a viewing gallery of the rainforests and wildlife, a spa and wellness offerings that embrace nature and local traditions, and curated, authentic experiences to discover.