An international cosmopolitan city, Nairobi is a place of trendy cafés, leafy suburbs and glistening skyscrapers. It is also home to the only national park in the world that borders a city. An African metropolis abuzz with a rich cultural history, Nairobi is the East African hub for finance, technology and innovation.
Tucked away in the leafy suburb of Karen with views of the famed Ngong Hills, a stay at Hemingways is a grand and indulgent affair. Luxury suites with private terraces enjoy full butler-service, and a brasserie and restaurant serve up world-class cuisine. Hemingways is located conveniently close to the Giraffe Centre and Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage should a visit be possible during your stay.
Enjoy a final morning in the Masai Mara on a game drive or relaxing in camp. After lunch your SkySafari plane will bring you back to Nairobi. That evening you’ll be treated to dinner at one of Nairobi’s most delectable restaurants, then chauffeured to the airport in good time for your international flight home.
Amboseli’s expansive semi-arid grasslands are framed by the spectacular backdrop of Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. The number two wildlife destination in Kenya, Amboseli is home to one of Africa’s most well-known elephant populations that numbers over 1’500 individuals. A mosaic of swamps provides a source of water all year round, sustaining a tremendous variety of birdlife and game for exceptional viewing.
Beneath the shade of the Acacia Tortilis trees from which it takes its name, Tortilis Camp occupies a hillside that offers magnificent views of Mt Kilimanjaro. Makuti thatched roofs shelter spacious ensuite tents, and a chic main bar and lounge created with natural materials overlooks a watering hole frequented by elephants. Situated in a private conservancy bordering the National Park, guests can enjoy exciting bush walks ending with drinks enjoyed watching a stunning African sunset.
A wilderness idyll of striking colours, Meru is a dramatic arid landscape sustained by 13 permanent and seasonal rivers. Doum palms and baobabs dot the rugged red-earthed environment, home to an abundance of game, including unique northern species like gerenuk, Beisa oryx and Somali ostrich. A 21,000 acre rhino sanctuary in the heart of the park provides a rare opportunity to take in the Big 5 in this wild, remote and beautiful area.
Elsa’s Kopje blends African elegance and romance in the wild setting of Meru National Park. Named after Elsa the lioness made famous by Born Free, the autobiographical story and movie of George and Joy Adamson, the lodge is nestled into a rocky kopje. A refuge of luxury in a rugged environment, the charming cottage suites are built around the natural features of the kopje, each enjoying unique breath-taking views over the sweeping Meru plains. An elegant bar and dining area and inviting infinity pool complete the Elsa’s experience.
World-renowned, the Masai Mara offers some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities in Africa. A verdant and mottled landscape of rolling plains, acacia thickets and thunderous rivers, the Masai Mara is home and host to an abundance of resident and migratory animals, living up to its reputation as one of nature’s greatest theatres. With over 60 species of mammal, and over 500 recorded species of bird, the Masai Mara is a true African Eden.
A stylish luxury camp set along the banks of the Sand River, from which it takes its name, Sand River Masai Mara enjoys a private location in a secluded area of the Masai Mara. Enjoying views over the river and to the neighbouring rolling hills of the Serengeti, each tent has been carefully designed to recreate a 1930’s luxury safari. Unfenced, extravagance meets the unadulterated thrill of the wilderness in this camp. Enjoy your favourite tipple over a game of billiards against the backdrop and soundtrack of the Masai Mara.
Extend your stay in the Masai Mara and immerse yourself completely in this extraordinary wilderness. Stay longer at Sand River Masai Mara or take a leisurely game drive to Elewana Collection’s Elephant Pepper Camp in the Mara North Conservancy to spend your extra days exploring a different and exclusive corner of the Masai Mara.
A traditional safari camp with spacious tents, Elephant Pepper Camp invites guests to indulge in stories around the campfire after a day of exploring a pristine wildlife area with bush walks or game driving.
Delve further into the Masai Mara experience by extending your stay. Leave Sand River Masai Mara feeling re-energised and reconnected with the wilderness.
The Masai Mara is part of an extensive ecosystem that includes the Serengeti in Tanzania. Take the opportunity to explore the immensity and variety of this environment by flying into Tanzania and staying at either Serengeti Migration Camp or Serengeti Pioneer Camp, depending on the season.
Set on a kopje in southern Serengeti and boasting some of the best views over the Serengeti plains, Serengeti Pioneer Camp represents a return to nature and traditional luxury safari adventures of yesteryear.
Serengeti Migration Camp, set in northern Serengeti comprises of sumptuous tented suites set along the Grumeti River, offering fantastic game viewing and easy access to spectacular wildebeest river crossings.
Recognised as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, powdery white sands are lapped by the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Diani Beach can be a haven for relaxation, or a place for fun with countless activities on the water or land, or in the air!
An intimate villa-style boutique hotel exuding warmth and genuine character. With only 10 eclectically designed rooms, AfroChic has a wonderfully intimate and friendly atmosphere. All who arrive find a refuge for relaxation and play. The perfect end to a safari adventure.