- An incredible wildlife experience in the heart of one of the most beautiful national parks in Africa. The Meliá Serengeti Lodge blends into its natural surroundings without relinquishing the services and facilities of a luxury hotel.
- Luxury safari lodge in the heart of the world famous Serengeti National Park, with panoramic views overlooking the River Mbalageti valley, surrounded by acres of pure natural beauty with the greatest concentration of wildlife on the continent.
- This is a great option for guests who want the amenities, facilities and services of a hotel-like setting for their exhilarating safari experience. Our 50 elegant rooms and suites are inspired by traditional Masai style and colonial touches, with terraces that offer stunning views of the surroundings.
- Outstanding facilities made from sustainable materials, offering a pool, gym and spa, as well as Kids&Co services and meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology.
- The experience of discovering the world’s most sensual continent through an extraordinary fusion of international cuisine and local flavours at our exquisite restaurants.
- Take advantage of our premium all-inclusive package, which includes three daily meals and a selection of drinks, as well as an incredible half-day safari trip.
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.
What better way to take in the stunning Serengeti landscape than from the air? Wake up early (we’ll have a quick breakfast ready for you) for an hour-long, sunrise, hot-air balloon flight over the savannah, followed by a Champagne breakfast in the bush.
Immerse yourself in the splendours of the Serengeti on an intimate new level during a 90-minute guided walk that shines a light on the wildlife sanctuary’s most subtle and unusual characteristics. Led by our Resident Naturalist, Masai guides and national park rangers, explore the beautiful landscape of Serengeti National Park as your guides point out animal tracks, insects and medicinal plants.
Perfect for a short morning or afternoon drive, Retima Hippo Pool is located about a one-hour drive from the Lodge and is home to a large pod of hippos. Watch one of the Serengeti’s biggest mammals rest, play and fight in the shallow waters of a bend in the river..
Throughout the year, the landscape of the Serengeti National Park changes dramatically, from the lush nature of the green season to the barren savannah of the dry season, resulting in constant animal migration. From wildebeest calving season at the year’s beginning to the movements of the great migration, discover the abundance of wildlife year-round.
Part museum, part lecture theatre, this is a unique and interactive place to learn about local wildlife, Maasai culture and history, and to get involved in some of our ongoing research projects.
Children of all ages will find a fun and creative space designed just for them in our Lodge’s main building, as well as a number of exciting opportunities to explore the African bush safely, such as spending a morning with a Maasai guide, planting trees, attending cooking classes and learning to study animals from a wildlife perspective.
Join one of our expert driver-guides on a morning or afternoon safari. Your guide will take you in search of the
many fascinating creatures that inhabit the Serengeti.
Join one of our expert driver-guides on a full day safari around the Serengeti. Depending on the time of year and
wildlife movements, your guide may take you in search of the Great Migration, or to look for the many other
fascinating creatures that inhabit the Serengeti. To allow you to spend the entire day away from the Lodge, you will
be provided with a delicious take-away lunch boxes.
Join one of our expert driver-guides on a full day adventure to the world’s largest inactive, volcanic caldera. The
Crater offers some of the best game-viewing in Africa and the chance to spot an elusive Black Rhino. You will drive
across the Serengeti Plains, through Maasai villages and also past Olduvai Gorge. To allow you to spend the whole
day away from the Lodge, you will be provided with delicious take-away lunch boxes. This safari requires an early
departure from the Lodge and involves a full day of driving from 6 am to 6 pm.
Learn more about local culture; both past and present on this full day of adventure. You will game drive south,
cross the Serengeti Plains, where upon entering the Ngorongoro Conservation Area you will start to pass colourful
Maasai, grazing their cattle while having an opportunity to visit one of the Maasai Bomas (villages). Proceed on to
the famous archaeological site of Olduvai Gorge, where you can visit the museum and learn more about the fossil
discoveries made famous by the Leakey family, before ending the day with a visit to the dunes of the “Shifting
Sands”, en route back to the Serengeti. To allow you to spend the whole day away from the Lodge, you will be
provided with a delicious picnic lunch. This safari requires an early departure from the Lodge and involves a full
day of driving from 6.30 am to 6 pm.
Join one of our expert driver-guides and one of the Discovery Centre’s Maasai on a three-quarter day safari to the
south western, Moru Kopjes area of the Serengeti. As well as beautiful scenery and perhaps the chance to spot
one of the elusive Black Rhinos that inhabit this area, your guide and Maasai escort will also explain about the
history and cultural significance of Gong Rock and the Rock Paintings. You will depart the Lodge between 6.30
and 7 am, returning between 2 and 3 pm – enjoying a picnic brunch at Gong Rock. (This activity is seasonal, as the
area may not be accessible during parts of the green seasons – please check to confirm
Why not book a Professional Wildlife Photographer to accompany your group on safari and offer advice and photo
tips; back at the Discovery Centre they can critique their work, offer editing and post-production tips, as well as
one-on-one workshops and, if desired, can even give a private slide show. Alternatively, they can simply take your
group’s photos, providing professional quality memories to share and remember the trip by (a videographer can also
be arranged). Per day approx $1,200 (plus travel costs if required)
An incredible wildlife experience in the heart of one of the most beautiful national parks in Africa. The Meliá Serengeti Lodge blends into its natural surroundings without relinquishing the services and facilities of a luxury hotel. In the heart of Serengeti National Park, overlooking the River Mbalageti valley with 15,000 sqkm of pure nature with the greatest concentration of wildlife on the continent. From its elevated position, views over the River Mbalageti valley are mind boggling and engulf you from the moment you step through the entrance. A two-storey building that stands on a natural terrace offering beautiful views of the Serengeti and the romantic sunsets perfumed by the wide variety of flowering plants. This is a great option for guests who want the amenities, facilities and services of a hotel-like setting for their exhilarating safari experience.
36 km (50 minutes) from Serorena airport and 335 km from Arusha and access to Kenya and Lake Victoria. 50 elegant rooms and suites inspired by local Masai traditions with colonial details and terraces that offer breath-taking views. The Meliá Serengeti Lodge offers magnificent restaurants and bars that allow guests to discover the local culinary techniques and enjoy traditional recipes fused with the finest international cuisine in the most spectacular setting. Magnificent facilities made from sustainable architectural materials, offering pool, gym, spa, Kids&Co and meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology. The magic of the African continent can be perceived in every corner of the lodge.
A two-storey building that stands on a natural terrace offering beautiful views of the Serengeti and the romantic sunsets perfumed by the wide variety of flowering plants. Elegant rooms and suites inspired by local Masai traditions with colonial details and terraces that offer breath-taking views.
Melia Serengeti Lodge offers 50 rooms, divided into three distinct designs — Melia Lagoon View Room on the ground floor, and Melia Savannah Panoramic Room and Melia Suites on the upper floor with breathtaking views of the Serengeti plains. All rooms feature mini-bars, televisions, extra-long beds, full ensuite bathrooms and hair dryers. The Melia Lagoon View rooms measure 33 square meters and are available with a king-size bed or twin beds. You have exceptional views of the low level savannah and the lodge grounds. The Melia Savannah Panoramic rooms measure 33 square meters and have private terraces that face the plains, as well as king-size beds and personal safes. These rooms are also available as interconnected rooms.
The two-bedroom Melia Suites are ideal for family vacations, offering 144 square meters coverage, a private lounge with dining area and a terrace overlooking the plains of Tanzania. There are also options for Junior Suites (66 sqm) and One Bedroom Suites (111 sqm). Guests enjoy dips in a refreshing swimming pool after their intense game drives in Serengeti National Park, as well as browsing the shops, exercising in the gym and being pampered in the spa. All of these options for how to spend your days create a lovely experience that is sure to be one of the most memorable in your lifetime.
Terrace Suite Waterhole View
Ideal for families with two trundle beds in the large, separate living room, these suites let you admire our animal neighbours as you relax on the deck or float in your private pool.
Take a dip in your private, infinity-edge plunge pool alongside views of the savannah, then rinse off in your outdoor shower before retreating to the bedroom or a separate sitting room.
Once the sun goes down, watch for shooting stars on your comfortably furnished sun deck in these elevated, second-floor rooms, the ideal spot to recharge before the exciting day ahead
Horizon Room Waterhole View
Recline under a thatched roof on your private balcony and enjoy a direct view onto our animal watering hole, where elephants and other wildlife are frequent visitors.
Savannah Room Waterhole View
Watch as a herd of elephants, baboons, impalas and many other local wildlife stop for a drink at our central watering hole, as you lounge on your room’s private balcony or gaze out the window from your deep soaking tub..
Contemporary African-design elements and a shaded private terrace capture the essence of the untamed plains outside, while a deep soaking tub, a refrigerated bar and a flat-screen TV provide all the comforts of home..
Perfect for family vacations, this extra-spacious, thatched-roof villa lets you gather together for a meal prepared by your private chef, spend a lazy day lounging in and around your infinity-edge pool, and recounting the day’s adventures on any one of your private balconies under a vast, star-lit sky./p>
A living and dining room and an expansive pool deck separate the two bedrooms in these residential-style villas, creating enough privacy for when you need it, as well as plenty of place to come together when you want.
Indoors or out? You won’t have to choose when you stay in these villas, with wall-to-wall windows that open onto elevated terraces and views as far as the eye can see, letting you fall asleep to the soothing sounds of nature or block out the sun for a midday nap.
The Meliá Serengeti Lodge offers magnificent restaurants and bars that allow guests to discover the local culinary techniques and enjoy traditional recipes fused with the finest international cuisine in the most spectacular setting.
Savannah Restaurant offers an intense gastronomic experience that immerses a fascinating world of flavours, one restaurant with 2 areas and 4 food theme concepts changing night by night. Textures and aromas in an overwhelming natural setting. An original fusion of international cuisine with an African touch. The perfect spot to enjoy African and barbeque specialties. The restaurant has amazing views to the Nyamuma Hills and the Mbalageti River Valley.
Boma reveals its sophisticated and cosmopolitan personality in each of its culinary creations. A superb a la carte restaurant with African dishes that display all its charm in the seductive atmosphere of a typical Masai building with a fireplace. The fine dining and the exquisite service combine with the idyllic setting as you enjoy an unforgettable dinner overlooking the valley of the River Mbalageti under a starry night.
This charming colonial-style bar is open all day to enjoy an incredible choice of Tanzanian coffees or local teas. Discover an exotic liquor from different parts of the continent or a gin and tonic prepared from local gin. The essence of Africa is present in every detail, from the beautiful wooden furniture upholstered in natural fabrics to the unique decoration in earthen tones, recreating the atmosphere of an exclusive Victorian all-male club. It is, without doubt, the perfect place to take a breather amidst so much adventure.
The Terrace is the closest thing to being in paradise, almost a mirage. A tempting Pool Bar adorned by the beautiful African horizon that will transform your moments of rest into an unforgettable memory. Enjoy the terrace at any time of the day, especially at dusk to admire the spectacular sunrise and sunset. The fascinating landscape of the Serengeti, a delicious tapas menu, and a carefully selected choice of beers, cocktails and fruit juices are just some of the ingredients for an unforgettable poolside experience. Do not miss its impressive wine menu, with exquisite wines from the Eastern part of the continent.
The magic of the African continent can be perceived in every corner of the lodge. There is a swimming pool, gym, spa and exquisite restaurants offering their very own interpretations of local dishes with international culinary influences.
There are experiences that can only be enjoyed in Africa, such as seeing face to face its unique wildlife. Feel as if you were the star of your own documentary and get ready with your camera to capture incredible images of the animals in their own habitat. Listen to the roar of the lions amongst the undergrowth, experience the raw smell of the wildlife, record forever the stunning colours of the African sky. At the Meliá Serengeti Lodge we will organise adventures you will never forget.
Board a 4×4 vehicle and venture out into some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world! Melia Serengeti Lodge offers morning and evening game drives in Serengeti National Park. With a bit of luck and expertise of your AfricanMecca guide, you may record the Big Five in a single day of your dream safari trip in Africa! As the sun rises, join your guide for a short drive to a launch point for one of the most memorable ways to see the wildlife and expansive landscape — hot-air ballooning. After soaring above the plains, enjoy a lovely breakfast in the bush. Melia Serengeti Lodge enhances family travel by offering the Kids & Co program to allow your little ones their own adventure in Tanzania.
From the infinity pool it seems like the waters run straight out onto the Serengeti itself.
Body and mind find their balance at The Spa. A concept based on an essential plan for well-being: beauty, harmony, water, vitality, balance, nature and nutrition. The result is a space full of pure leisure and relaxation, where you can dissolve the tensions caused by everyday life and unwind with the pure air of the savannah.
A modern 24-hour gym with stunning views of the bush.
Our youngest guests can live their own African adventure with our Kids&Co service. Fun-filled activities, unique spaces, exclusive service and details especially designed for them. They can make their own check-in, learn about savannah life and discover interesting and curious facts about their favourite animals with the help from our Kids&Co mascot.