Located in Northern Kenya, Samburu is one of many tourist destinations rich in wildlife. It is a particularly scenic park, making it a popular choice for safari. Here are a few of the luxury spots in the area where you can stay and experience the beauty that Samburu has to offer.
Saruni Samburu is located at the heart of the Kalama Community Wildlife Conservancy, about 7 km from the northern border of the Samburu National Reserve and is accessed through the Kalama Gate. Its six luxury, eco-friendly villas are open and spacious, providing spectacular views over the Kalama Conservancy and Mount Kenya. The villas have a spacious sitting and dining area, en suite bedrooms, large and open veranda and a fridge stocked with cold refreshments. Villa Two is Saruni Samburu’s biggest and most spacious villa, and is perfect for families or for two separate groups of guests. The beautiful unending views, outdoor showers and luxurious rooms will not disappoint, and guests can also enjoy an infinity pool and spa. Whether you are looking for a romantic escape, a stay with the family or relaxed solitude, there are villas suited for every occasion. Residence Rates start from Kshs 24,940 pp per night, full-board.
Sasaab is a stunning blend of Moroccan and Swahili design, located in the heart of the African bush. Each individual cottage is designed to offer majestic views of the landscape and offer a cooling retreat from the African heat. The airy rooms with four-poster beds, enormous, open-air bathrooms and private plunge pools, make for a completely invigorating experience. Sasaab also has a main swimming pool, built on the hillside overlooking the river. If you are planning on enjoying some family time, then book the family suite (Rooms 8 and 9). They have a shared central area and can be taken as an exclusive villa, with separate access. Extra beds can also be added, subject to availability. Sasaab also offer wellness services such as massages to yoga. Residence Rates start from Kshs 40,000 pp.
Elephant Bedroom Camp
Elephant Bedroom Camp is an intimate tented camp with simplistic elegance, luxury and style providing a classic safari experience within the Samburu National Reserve. The 12 spacious tents have rustic and colourful African touches, offering all the comforts, including a private plunge pool on the deck. The lounge and dining area is decorated with vibrant safari style design, its soft intimate lighting ensuring that this is the ultimate place to relax in between exciting game drives. Residence Rates start from Kshs 10,000 pp, full-board.
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