- Fairmont Mara Safari Club is the epitome of tented luxury.
- Surrounded on three sides by the breathtaking Mara River, and on the edge of the world’s Seventh “New” Wonder of the World – the Masai Mara – Fairmont Mara Safari Club is the epitome of tented luxury.
- Directly straddling the equator, the hotel sits on the slopes of Mount Kenya in the small town of Nanyuki, and offers magnificent views of Africa’s second-highest mountain.
- Situated on the Strip, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Enonkishu Conservancy and within 20 miles (32 km) of Olare Orok Conservancy and Naboisho Conservancy. Maasai Mara National Reserve and Musiara Gate are also within 32 miles (52 km).
- The location provides a perfect base for visiting the Masai Mara, one of the world’s richest wildlife reserves, and home to an astounding array of animals including zebras, cheetahs, wildebeests, gazelles and of course the “Big Five”.
- Designed for both business and leisure travel, Fairmont Mara Safari Club is ideally situated in Maasai Mara; one of the city’s most popular locales.
- With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.
- The outstanding Ol Pejeta Conservancy, home to the world’s last northern white rhinos, can be reached in less than an hour by car.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Game drives (day & night) take place in some of the Mara’s most coveted vehicles. Each of the four Toyota Land Cruisers is open-sided, canopied and customised for photographers (fold-down screens, raised roofs, photographic bars, multi-plug invertors). With just four to six guests each, the Cruisers also have fully-stocked fridges stocked with drinks and snacks. No two days are the same on safari. Game drives typically start at sunrise, returning for lunch and depart again in the mid-afternoon before returning just after sunset. However, very often we will go out all day, deep into the Reserve or Conservancy with a packed breakfast and lunch. One visit per guest per 3-night stay.
Participants on a walking safari become part of the environment. Guided by a knowledgeable naturalist, an armed guide and two Masai warriors in full regalia (to frighten off the lion!). A full safari breakfast/ brunch is served on the river bank with the delightful hippo for company. Guests have to fill out liability forms. Children under 12 are not permitted to join this excursion.
A specialist guides walkers through the camp pointing out various species of birds (70 have been sighted so far). Walks last for approximately one and a half hours.
Balloon safaris in Kenya are among the many exciting activities in the Masai Mara. Depart at 5:45 a.m. for a balloon ride over the Mara plains, to float majestically over the teeming herds of wildlife. You will land on the Mara plains and have a sparkling wine breakfast to celebrate this unusual experience. This safari lasts for approximately 1.5 hours. Guests have to fill out liability forms.
A 40-minute flight brings one to the second largest fresh water lake in the world and the source of the River Nile – Lake Victoria. Fish for Nile Perch, some of which weigh over 200 lbs, look-out for the myriad of bird-life, or just spend time watching the spectacular scenery from your boat. The rare spotted-necked otter is also to be found here.
The Fairmont Mara Safari Club is enclosed on three sides by the Mara River, right on the edge of the world famous Masai Mara. Each of the 50 luxury tents comes with a comfortable four poster bed, a veranda overlooking the hippo and crocodile-filled river below, and en suite bathrooms. Some feature secluded outdoor showers and larger tents also enjoy expanded decks that allow for private outdoor dining.The main lodge sits at the center of camp and hosts an indoor restaurant, bar and library along with spacious outside deck overhanging the river and a swimming pool, complete with bar and private massage tents.
The luxury Masai Mara accommodations at Fairmont Mara Safari Club offer a traditional safari experience with the comfort and amenities of a luxury resort hotel. The well-appointed Mara Safari Club is set by the Mara River at the foot of the Aitong Hills in the Ol-Choro Oiroua Conservation Area that borders the Masai Mara Game Reserve. All the 51 luxury tents have their own private viewing deck from where hippo and crocodile are regularly seen. Each room has four-poster beds with pillow-top mattresses and fine linens, 3-piece en-suite facilities with solar-heated hot and cold running water, a refreshment center in-room safe.
The luxury Masai Mara accomodation at Fairmont Mara Safari Club offer a traditional safari experience with the comfort and amenities of a luxury resort hotel. There is a total of 50 tents with four poster, pillow-top beds and a veranda overlooking the hippo and crocodile-filled river. Each of the 50 tents at Fairmont Mara Safari Club is superbly furnished with its own private, three-piece bathroom, including a number of “outdoor showers” in select tents. The Fairmont offers guests premiere luxury resort accomodation in Masai Mara, Kenya.The larger-sized Masai Mara accommodations also feature expanded decks which allow for private dining.
Riverfront Deluxe Tent
Riverfront Deluxe Tents have a room size of 220 sq.ft.and a four-poster bed, a three-piece ensuite bathroom with hot water and power, as well as an outdoor shower and Mara River view. This is also a deck.
Riverfront Tents have a room size of 220 sq.ft. and One four-poster Queen bed or two four-poster Twin beds and Mara River view , an ensuite shower with hot water and power. There is also a deck.
The main lodge of Fairmont Mara Safari Club is at the center of camp surrounded by luxury tents and hosts an indoor Masai Mara restaurant, bar and library for your dining pleasure. Outdoor dining on the Masai Mara reserve is enhanced with the creation of a boma, a structure influenced by traditional homesteads, where guests can enjoy a cultural dinner reflecting not only African cuisine but also rich musical accompaniment. One can also opt to indulge in a bush dinner or sundowner after an exhilarating game drive.
The Dining Room
Located in the main building, the dining room is hewn out of wood beams and glass, allowing natural light to filter in to the high-ceilinged, spacious room. Evenings are cosy in the softly lit area. The menu is a cosmopolitan combination of European, African and Asian dishes, made from the abundance of fresh Kenyan produce. Both breakfast and lunch are served buffet-style, while dinner is Table D’Hôte, with a choice of main course. Seating Capacity is 90 people.
The Lounge And Main Bar
The lounge is also in the main building. Sectioned off to create ‘private’ seating areas, the decor has a definitely African flavour, with woven wall hangings, and Masai artefacts. An extended veranda adjoins the lounge to afford superb views of the Mara River. A fire is lit each evening. This area is the venue for the Masai Dancers, slide shows and lectures. Liqueurs, beers, soft drinks, cocktails, wines, spirits, tea and coffee are served here. Seating Capacity is 80 people, (though use of the verandah can increase the numbers).
The Pool Bar
Located at the swimming pool, the Pool Bar is a shaded area, with bar stools set around the curved structure. Also just off the bar, weather permitting, buffet lunches are served. A barbecue pit is located close to the bar. Liqueurs, beers, soft drinks, wines, spirits, cocktails, tea and coffee, as well as light snacks and outdoor lunches are served here. Seating capacity is unlimited.
At the Club, the pool, al fresco buffet lunches, and nightly activities of Maasai dancing, presentations, and discussion on the Mara’s ecosystem and Maasai culture, all add up to create a truly unique experience.
A spacious outside deck overhangs the river and leads to a swimming pool, complete with bar and private massage tents.