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 Kenya Luxury Safari Lodges

Governors Il Moran Lodge, Mahali Mzuri, Tortilis Lodge, Segera Retreat, Ol Donyo Lodge, Mara Nyika Lodge, Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Manda Bay Lodge. Many more.

Explore the thriving culture and the intriguing wild landscape of Kenya by staying at one of the most amazing Kenya Luxury Safari Lodges. Offering panoramic views with the comfort of all amenities available at your doorstep, these lodges are for the guests wishing to refresh and rejuvenate on their next vacation in Kenya. From the intimate and secluded setting of Segera Retreat to the buzzing vibe of Manda Bay Lodge with many water activities, these lodges let the vacationer in you enjoy the retreat of your choice and liking.

To make the most of your time and money, pick the best Luxury Safari Lodges in Kenya and take home the best memories of your Kenyan wildlife safari. For the fans of sustainable tourism, places like Sanctuary Olonana and Tortilis Lodge are known for their eco-friendly practices. For the luxury lovers, MAhali Mzuri and Governors II Moran Lodge are sure to enthral your soul with their ultra-chic ambience and all lavish facilities in the tents. Helping you relish a fabulous experience, these safari lodges will grip your imagination and leave you lusting for a luxury vacay in a Kenyan safari lodge soon. 

Here are some of the best Kenya luxury safari lodges:

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Segera Retreat

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Perched at the foothills of Mt. Kenya, Segera Retreat is one of the best Kenya Luxury Safari Lodges which offers eight luxury villas for its guests. It is located in a private game reserve in Laikipia Plateau and enchants the guests with some of the best views of Mount Kenya.

The villas here are known to offer maximum privacy and allows everyone to relax and rejuvenate in the company of nature. Art lovers will love staying here as every lodge is aesthetically decorated and exudes luxury. Foodies will relish the stay here as there are many local chefs here who serve lip smacking dishes made from the organic and locally grown products. Guests here will also enjoy partaking in activities like safari game drives, guided game walks, helicopter safari and community visits to take home a memorable experience.

Location: Segera, Rumuruti Road, Nanyuki 10400, Laikipia, Kenya

Starting Price: USD 20.872588

Amenities: Salt water pool, spa, wine cellar, vegetable garden, solar power and rainwater harvesting plants, outdoor deck, laundry, mini bev

Mara Plains Lodge

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Offering luxury canvas tents, Mara Plains Lodge is one of the best Luxury Safari Lodges in Kenya where you can relax  amidst the lush greenery in a remote part of Masai Mara. Letting you escape the hustle and bustle of city life, this lodge is well known for treating its guests with the gorgeous views of the savannah.

Staying here allows the guests to explore one of the oldest safari regions of Kenya while  offering them a getaway in privacy. The lodge offers game drives to discover the private conservancy along with many additional activities like hot air ballooning and cultural visits to Maasai Village.

Location: Mara Plains Camp, Narok, Kenya

Starting Price: USD 700

Amenities: Parking, room service, free breakfast, restaurant, bar/lounge, special diet menus, wine/champagne, wifi, gift shop etc. 


Sanctuary Olonana Lodge

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Perched along one of the private stretches of Mara River in Masai Mara, this place is one of the most rejuvenating Kenya Luxury Safari Lodges. It offers 14 glass sided suites and is also  known for its newly opened Geoffrey Kent Suite which features 2 ensuite bedrooms, private dining, infinity pool, private vehicle and a guide.

The lodge is for all the nature lovers as it is resplendent with rich wildlife that thrives in its surroundings, has a scenic setting by the river and also has been winner of Africa’s Leading Eco Lodge in 2015. The lodge also offers various activities for its guests like game drives, cultural visits, bush dinners, sundowners, scenic flights and balloon rides.

Location: Sanctuary Olonana Lodge, Kenya

Starting Price: USD 330

Amenities: Family suites, fully stocked bar, private decking area with infinity pool, private vehicle and safari guide, private lounge and dining area etc. 


Mara Nyika Lodge

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Set in an area of 50,000 acre in Naboisho Conservancy, this is one of the best Kenya Safari Lodges to have a great safari experience of your life. They offer tented camps which are located nearby a small stream on the western border of Masai Mara.

The lodges here offer breathtaking views of nature . The camps are known to regard your privacy as you can relax here to get away from the hubbub of mundane life and a great pick for couples who are looking for a romantic vacay. While staying here, you can get the feel of living in a treehouse because  the camp’s core policy is to promote sustainable way of living and conservation of wildlife in this rich ecosystem.

Location: Mara Nyika Camp, Naboisho Conservancy

Starting Price: USD 800

Amenities: Bedroom family suite, wifi, gift shop, children activities, private balcony, free breakfast etc. 


Ol Donyo Lodge

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Created out of the ancient lava rocks that were emitted out from Mt. Kilimanjaro 360,000 years ago, this lodge is for all those who want to travel back in time. One of the most amazing Kenya Luxury Safari lodges, this place is  spread across 111,000 hectares  of private land in Chyulu  Hills.

It offers luxurious suites which  overlook the rolling plains at the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The suites come along with two bedrooms, their own exclusive plunge pool, a rooftop terrace  and a star bed to let you stargaze all night. The guests here can spend their time  by doing exciting activities like game drives, guided bush walks, horse rides, Maasai village visits, fly camping, day  trips  to Amboseli National Park and mountain biking.

Location: Ol Donyo Lodge, Chyulu Hills – Amboseli, Kenya

Starting Price: USD 1400

Amenities: Outdoor pool, wifi, guided walks, wifi, fitness area, restaurant etc. 


Governors Il Moran Lodge

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If you love all things lavish, then this is probably one of the most gorgeous Luxury Safari Lodges in Kenya for you to escape the monotony and hide away in the African wilderness. This lodge is well known for its intimate setting that is tucked away in the forest and offers ten tents which are located on the banks of Mara River.

The stylish interiors with tribal portraits and African artefacts are sure to sweep you off in a heartbeat. The place is for all honeymooners and couples who want a memorable safari experience with a taste of luxury. The lodge offers game drives, visit to traditional Maasai Community, overnight excursion to Lake Victoria along with all the lavish facilities during your stay.

Location: Governors Il Moran Road, Mara Rinata, Kenya

Starting Price: INR 1,240

Luxurious bar, mess tent, souvenir shop, spa treatment, continental breakfast, wifi, private verandah, game drives etc. 


Mahali Mzuri

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Founded and owned by Sir Richard Branson, Mahali Mazuri is famed for its 12 tented luxury  safari camp that takes it to one of the most beautiful places in Kenya. Perched in Olare Mizorogi Conservancy, it is one of the best Kenya Luxury Safari lodges to witness the annual Great Migration.

 It is known for its unique style and offers modern rooms to those who want to take a glamourous break from their daily lives. The camp offers many game drives where you can explore the wilderness of African savannas while being pampered by multiple amenities at this lodge.

Location: Mizorogi Conservancy Masai Mara, Kenya

Starting Price: USD 1,854

Amenities: Pool, babysitting, free breakfast, mountain view, family rooms etc.  


Tortilis Lodge

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One of the first eco lodges in Kenya which is fully equipped with solar power, this lodge is for all nature lovers. Perched at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, this lodge offers spacious tents which are fit with king/twin beds with an end suite bathroom. Located within the Amboseli National Park, this lodge is a beautiful retreat which treats your eyes with unfiltered mountain views.

Guests here can enjoy various activities like game drives, sundowners, bush meals etc.

Location: Katiria Conservancy, Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Starting Price: USD 652.98

Amenities: Bar/lounge, outdoor pool, laundry, safari, game drives, terrace, pool sun loungers, designated smoking areas etc. 


Mara Serena Safari Lodge

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Bask in the glorious views of Masai Mara National Reserve when you stay at this spectacular lodge amidst the rolling grasslands of Kenya. Treating people with all the luxurious amenities and offering a great safari experience, this is one of the most sought-after Kenya Safari luxury lodges.

 It has on offer 74 guest rooms which are inspired by the heritage of the local Maasai community and gives the guests a glimpse of the same. While staying here, one can go for unforgettable bush experiences and take home many amazing memories staying by the side of the river and African savannas.

Location: The Mara Triangle Conservancy, Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Narok, Kenya

Starting Price: USD 561.54

Amenities: Swimming pool, sundeck, conference Centre, Maisha safari spa, gym, safari spa treatments, babysitting, family rooms, Christmas eve children’s activities, board games, library etc. 


Manda Bay Lodge

Located in Lamu Archipelago on the northern coast of Kenya, Manda Bay Lodge is one of the best Luxury Safari Lodges in Kenya for the beach bums and water babies. It has on offer 16 palm-thatched cottages which are built out of local materials, hence known for their sustainable architecture.

 The lodge offers various activities to keep the guests entertained such as fantastic fishing, water sports, game viewing, windsurfing, kite-surfing, sailing, scenic flights etc. This area is well known for its archaeological ruins, hence history buffs will love the stay here as they get to enjoy historical tours as well. Whether you want to soak the sun relaxing by the beach or want to go on adventurous excursions, this beautiful resort is sure to enchant the guests. 

Location: Manda Bay Lodge, Manda Island, Kenya

Starting Price: USD 548

Amenities: bar, lounge area, dining terrace, 600 metre sea wall, private beach, massage, gift shop etc. 

People Also Ask About Kenya

  1. Which are the best luxury safari lodges in Kenya with pools?

    1. Tortilis Camp: One of the most astounding Luxury Safari Lodges in Kenya, it is located in Amboseli National Park and nestled amidst the beautiful acacia tortilis trees. It offers private tents and allows the guests to gorge on many Italian delicacies. 

    2. Alfajiri Villas:
    This luxurious villa is located on Diani Beach and offers villas which come along with your private butler, private swimming pools etc to treat you to all the luxuries. It offers activities like snorkeling and kite surfing also. 

    3. Loisaba Tented Camp:
    Offering an infinity edge swimming pool which overlooks the Laikipia Plains, this is a great retreat among Kenya Luxury Safari Lodges to take a break from the chaos of daily life. It offers all luxuries and is well known to treat the foodies with scrumptious meals prepared from organic produce. 

    4. Ol Donyo Lodge:
    A great pick to explore Kenya through game drives, guided walks and mountain biking, this lodge is located in Mbirikani Group Ranch. It offers fabulous views of Mount Kilimanjaro and offers villas with lounges, verandas and private pools. 

  2. What activities can be done in luxury safari lodges in Kenya?

    Various activities which can be done in luxury safari lodges in Kenya are: 

    • Spa and sauna

    • wildlife safari

    • game drives

    • fishing

    • windsurfing

    • historical tours

    • Community visits

    • Bush walks 

    • Hot air Balloon rides 

    • Kitesurfing 

    • Snorkeling

    • Swimming

  3. Which National park has the best safari lodges in Kenya?

    1. Meru National Park-Elsa’s Kopje: This place offers quite intimate safari lodges which offer some of the best views of Meru and Mount Kenya. The lodges here offer game drives where you can see animals like lion, elephants, leopards, cheetahs and rhinos. 

    2. Tsavo National Park- Finch Hatons Luxury Tented Camp:
    With many lavish camps, Tsavo National Park is well known for offering gorgeous views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Chyulu Hills. While staying here one can go for a wildlife safari and also enjoy activities like yoga and spa for relaxation. 

    3. Amboseli National Park-Tortillas Camp:
    With glorious views of Mount Kilimanjaro, a big swimming pool and many amenities, this is one of the best Kenya Luxury Safari Lodges. It also pleases the foodies with its lip-smacking Italian cuisine dishes prepared from fresh ingredients. 

    4. Masai Mara National Reserve: 
    Sanctuary Olanana: Guests here can witness the Great Wild Beast Migration and enjoy activities like cultural visits to Maasai village. The lodge offers scenic views of Mara River and also offers its guests a spectacular hot air balloon ride.

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