Elewana Sand River Masai Mara

Elewana Sand River Masai Mara Night View
Situated along the banks of a river from which it has taken its name, Elewana Sand River Masai Mara is located within the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya on a secluded and picturesque site. The camp enjoys stunning views over the Sand River and out to the neighbouring grassy hills and plains of Tanzania. The camp is spread over two sites – the Sand River property and Little Sand River nearby. Both are positioned in the shade of trees rising close to the Sand River in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve. The camp sits on the migration route for the millions of wildebeest, zebra and Thompson’s gazelle that move between Serengeti and Maasai Mara every year. Guests enjoy the privilege of exclusive views of the plains and hills dotted with thousands of animals as well as being in the thick of the excitement of frenetic and famed river crossings, all from the comfort of camp. Comprising of 16 tented accommodations, Elewana Sand River Masai Mara replicates the heyday of exclusive permanent tented camps of the late 1920’s. Divided into two separate but adjoining campsites of 10 and 6 tents, each area possessing its own designated dining and public areas, Elewana Sand River Masai Mara provides an atmosphere of exclusivity and class. Read More...

Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp

Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp Lobby View
Serengeti Pioneer Camp is owned and operated by Elewana Collection, a company that prides itself on providing unique accommodation in iconic locations. Located in the Southern Serengeti (within the Moru Kopjes area), Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp is ideally situated to offer superlative access to the annual migration and the ‘Big 5’ with sweeping views overlooking Moru Kopjes, Lake Magadi and the endless plains.Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp has its own individual style and feel, paying homage to the mobile camps of the 1930’s, a time when an African safari was truly a journey into the unknown, Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp’s ‘zero footprint’ and close proximity to nature combines to make an unmistakably distinctive and truly individual offering. Comprising of twelve tented accommodations, all of which have ensuite facilities including a flushing toilet, vanity basin, and showers, the tent interiors are designed to evoke the very best of an era long-gone but certainly not forgotten. A dining tent hosts the Camp’s guests for both breakfast and dinner, whilst luncheons are taken either in the camp or in the bush during what will no doubt be yet another enthralling day in the Serengeti. Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp captures the original essence of the mobile African safari, engendering nostalgic wonderment whilst unlocking the adventurous spirit within all of us.The drama and beauty of the Serengeti National Park is indeed awe inspiring. Read More...

Elewana Serengeti Migration Camp

Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp Ensuite Luxury Safari Tents
Internationally renowned for the greatest wildlife spectacle on the planet, The Serengeti National Park located in north-west Tanzania is the ultimate ‘wildlife show’ on earth. Across the globe authors and filmmakers have come to document the Annual Migration of hundreds of thousands of animals, but there is still only one way to understand and experience the true magnificence of this natural phenomena and that is to be part of it. Elewana Serengeti Migration Camp is the embodiment of the ‘camp’ experience. Located next to the famous Grumeti River which is home to resident hippos that bark and wallow their days away, Elewana Serengeti Migration Camp has become synonymous with low-impact high-action game viewing in a landscape that is untouched since the dawn of time. Hidden among the rocky outcrops the camp is located at the starting point of the Migration. Read More...

Elewana Kifaru House Lewa

Kifaru House by Elewana Pool
A visit to Elewana Kifaru House 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 infinity pool and enjoy the magnificent views over the distant plains. The property luxuriates in total exclusivity with five charming thatched cottages tucked away in an oasis of vibrant lawns, filled with birdsong. Retaining a feeling of exclusivity, Elewana Kifaru House is made up of five individual spacious bandas (private huts) complete with opulent four poster beds and generous ensuite bathrooms. Each banda offers spectacular views of the plains below. The first banda has two bedrooms, one double and one twin, each ensuite, making it ideal for a family stay. All have well-appointed bedrooms, with sumptuous four-poster beds and generous en-suite bathrooms. With an excellent library and log fires in the lounge and dining rooms, guests can truly sink into delicious, cosy comfort during the cool evenings, and luxuriate in the peace and serenity of the African night. Read More...

Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs

Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs Pool
In the heart of Kenya, set in a large private concession, Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs is a secluded & exclusive retreat with just eight tents. With unparalleled views across the Laikipia plains to Mount Kenya, guests will truly feel at one with nature. High above the Laikipia plains, Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs offers a luxurious safari experience with a panorama like no other. Due to its location within the Loisaba private concession, the jaw-dropping views across the plains to Mount Kenya are uninterrupted but for the wildlife that roams the area, and the camp acts as the perfect base from which to explore. Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs is made up of resplendent, spacious, en-suite tents with wide verandas, which can be combined to create larger spaces suitable for families. There is also the Private Residence, made up of three en-suite tents, which is ideal for larger groups. The epitome of style, with tasteful wooden furnishings, these tents are the perfect mix of modern and rustic, creating a fantastic atmosphere throughout. The ultimate in safari luxury, Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs is a home away from home built with comfort and elegance in mind. There is a large variety of wildlife present around Loisaba, the most prominent being elephant and the big cats. Loisaba is also heralded as one of the best locations in East Africa to see African wild dog, which makes for a fantastic sighting. The camp offers a wealth of activities including both day and night game drives, and bush walks with expert Samburu guides. Equestrian lovers can take part in horse riding through the plains, and those looking for something different can try their hand at mountain biking or camel trekking. Read More...

Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar

Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar View
Kilindi Zanzibar, comprising of a series of white-domed Pavilion guest rooms all set in 50 acres of lush tropical gardens, is a rarity in the world of luxury boutique hotels. Originally designed for Benny Andersson – one of the members of the 1970’s pop group ABBA – Kilindi is a true blend of the very best of diverse cultures to be found in Tanzania and on its adjacent island of Zanzibar. Kilindi achieves the perfect marriage between Scandinavian minimalism and the dramatic architectural overtones of Middle Eastern heritage, whilst encouraging an open, ‘back-to-nature’ ambiance throughout. In each of the Pavilion suites, white wooden-slatted shutters embrace wide-arched glassless windows each affording spectacular views over the Indian Ocean. This same openness allows the gentle ocean breeze to waft throughout each of the rooms and carry with it the delightful soundtrack of Kilindi’s colourful birdlife. Any stay at Kilindi will be a delight for the senses. In each of the Pavilion suites, white wooden-slatted shutters embrace wide-arched glassless windows each affording spectacular views over the Indian Ocean. This same openness allows the gentle ocean breeze to waft throughout each of the rooms and carry with it the delightful soundtrack of Kilindi’s colourful birdlife. Any stay at Kilindi will be a delight for the senses. Kilindi Zanzibar, comprising of a series of white-domed Pavilion guest rooms all set in 50 acres of lush tropical gardens, is a rarity in the world of luxury boutique hotels. Originally designed for Benny Andersson – one of the members of the 1970’s pop group ABBA – Kilindi is a true blend of the very best of diverse cultures to be found in Tanzania and on its adjacent island of Zanzibar. Kilindi achieves the perfect marriage between Scandinavian minimalism and the dramatic architectural overtones of Middle Eastern heritage, whilst encouraging an open, ‘back-to-nature’ ambiance throughout. Read More...

Elewana Loisaba Star Beds

Elewana Loisaba star bed
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 enjoy the most memorable 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. A team of traditional Samburu & Laikipiak Maasai warriors welcome and host you with their customary warm African hospitality. Rising early to watch sunrise from your Star Bed with a comforting hot beverage, the day ahead promises adventure. A day of fun is rounded off with drinks by the log fire in the Star Beds lounge, sharing tall tales of the African bush, with the tale-telling continuing over a delicious shared dinner. Perfect as a honeymoon destination for an adventurous couple, the Loisaba Starbeds are one of East Africa’s most unusual lodges and have only four different suites available, all overlooking part of the Eastern Valleys and the Kiboko waterhole. In addition to day and night game drives in a custom-made open-side Land Rover, you can undertake nature walks with a qualified Samburu guide, saddle up to go horse riding among giraffe and zebra, or go lion tracking. Read More...

Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp

Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp pool
Perched on the edge of an escarpment, Loisaba Tented 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 floor-to-ceiling doors and windows, high ceilings and polished wood floors. The tent suites are adorned in chic Africana furniture with a modern European twist. Visitors to Loisaba are offered a myriad of activities to experience the wildlife and landscape on many different levels. 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. Recently purchased by The Nature Conservancy and partnered with Space For Giants elephant foundation, Loisaba Conservancy, a functioning ranch, is a success story of conservation. Home to elephant, a healthy population of lion, the rare wild dog and an abundance of other species, Loisaba is a prime example of successful collaboration between conservation, communities, ranching and tourism. Read More...

Elewana Elsas Kopje Meru

Elsa's Kopje Meru by Elewana Private House
Unashamedly romantic and beautifully styled, Elsa’s Kopje is sculpted into Mughwango Hill, above the site of George Adamson’s original camp where he raised and released orphan lions, long before conservation became fashionable. Each cottage is crafted around the rocks, with a large bedroom, open sitting room, veranda and spacious bathroom, each with breathtaking views. Guests can enjoy inimitable seclusion in the vast expanse of Meru National Park, boasting 870km² , the equivalent of 215,000 acres, of authentic African landscape. The park offers a thriving rhino sanctuary, and is famous for large elephant herds, hippo, lion, and birdlife. The rugged and remote Meru National Park was rescued from oblivion thanks to Elsa’s Kopje, an environmental award-winning, boutique lodge. A winner of numerous awards over the years, Elsa’s Kopje is widely renowned as one of the most elegant lodges in Africa. Enjoy game drives in open 4×4 vehicles in the company of knowledgeable driver-guides. Nature walks and night game drives can also be arranged in the national park, while a rafting trip on the Tana River provides a unique way to view wildlife. In between safari activities you can enjoy the additional activities such as pool, unwinding with a massage, or library and on-site gift shop. Read More...