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Accommodations – A Testament to Elegance

Offering just 14 glass-sided suites, Sanctuary Olonana blends contemporary design with the encompassing natural beauty. These suites act as a portal bringing the outdoors inside, allowing guests to awaken to the sounds of the river and the sights of wandering wildlife from the comfort of their luxuriously appointed rooms.

Glass Sided Suites

The suites feature artful interiors with a serene color palette reflecting the tranquility of the Mara. Expansive floor-to-ceiling glass doors offer uninterrupted river views, while deck daybeds provide the perfect haven for relaxation or private dining. Within each suite, guests can indulge in a spacious marble and slate-ensuite bathroom complete with plush amenities.

Geoffrey Kent Suite – The Pinnacle of Privacy

The Geoffrey Kent Suite represents the zenith of luxury safari accommodations. This expansive space provides two private en-suite bedrooms, a private lounge, and an infinity pool with soul-stirring views of the Mara River. Guests of this suite savor the attentiveness of a private chef and safari guide, ensuring a bespoke and intimate experience.

Tantalizing Culinary Offerings

Meals at Sanctuary Olonana are a culinary exploration of African flavors with a twist of international cuisine. Expert chefs prepare dishes using the freshest local ingredients, and whether served al fresco amidst the wilderness or within the elegant dining area, each meal is an event to be savored.

Tailored Activities and Adventures

The Sanctuary Olonana experience is custom-crafted, with guests choosing from a variety of activities:

  • Game Drives: Traverse the Masai Mara with experienced guides, spotting the Big Five and learning about the diverse ecosystems.
  • Cultural Visits: Engage with the local Maasai community, understand their traditions, their crafts, and their way of life.
  • Bush Meals and Sundowners: Dine under the African sky or savor a cocktail as the sun dips below the horizon.
  • Balloon Safaris: Glide above the savannah at sunrise for a breathtaking perspective of the Mara.
  • In-Room Spa Treatments: Indulge in relaxing massages and body therapies in the privacy of your suite.

Eco-Conscious and Community-Focused

Sanctuary Olonana not only provides a sanctuary for its guests but also prioritizes the protection of its surrounding environment and supports local communities. As a Gold Eco-Rated accommodation and previously awarded “Africa’s Leading Eco-Lodge”, the camp’s eco-friendly practices ensure that your stay contributes positively to conservation and community efforts.

Sanctuary Olonana: Where Luxury Meets Wilderness

Sanctuary Olonana is truly where luxury and the wild embrace. With its elegant accommodations, personalized service, and a wide array of immersive activities, it stands out as an ideal retreat for those who seek the quintessential African safari experience wrapped in the arms of indulgence.

Sanctuary Olonana Camp Rates

Sanctuary Olonana Suite and Family Suite – Full Package Rates in USD per Person per Night


Experience the epitome of luxury safari living at Sanctuary Olonana with our all-inclusive rates. Our full package ensures that your stay is as carefree as it is unforgettable, with lavish accommodations, expertly guided safaris, and sumptuous meals all accounted for. To review our comprehensive rate guide, simply click the link below and prepare for the adventure of a lifetime in the heart of Masai Mara.

Stay Longer, Pay Less 2023 & 2024

Delight in more moments of tranquility and adventure when you extend your stay with Sanctuary Retreats. Our special offer for the 2023 and 2024 seasons allows you to save significantly while soaking in the serenity and excitement of our unique locations. Stay at one or more of our properties and enjoy savings based on the duration of your stay:

  • Stay 4-6 nights & save up to 25%
  • Stay 7+ nights & save up to 30%

For precise details on how this special offer can enhance your safari experience, please refer to the rate link provided above.

Accommodation Information:

Long Stay Rates

Our tiered pricing model caters to the length of your stay. Starting at 4 nights, you can revel in the splendor of Sanctuary Olonana while making the most of our long stay rates. Your sojourn can encompass one or multiple Sanctuary Retreats camps or lodges across Africa. Non-consecutive stays at different locations are welcomed, provided they fall under a single itinerary.

Single Occupancy

Solo travelers can enjoy their private sanctuary without a single supplement fee for up to 3 suites during the Low season. Additional single occupancy bookings in the Low season invite a 50% supplement. For non-Low season dates, standard single occupancy rates will apply.

Extra Adults in a Suite

When sharing a suite with two other adults, an additional adult pays 75% of the shared rate during Low season and 85% during High and Peak seasons, subject to availability.

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Explore the Best Luxury Masai Mara Safari Camps

Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp: This exclusive camp offers an authentic safari experience with luxurious tents and unparalleled service. It is known for its classic colonial style and breathtaking views of the Masai Mara.
Angama Mara: Situated on the edge of the Great Rift Valley, Angama Mara offers stunning panoramic views of the savannah. The camp provides elegant tented suites, private decks, and an infinity pool overlooking the Mara. It is renowned for its exceptional service and attention to detail.
Mahali Mzuri: Owned by Sir Richard Branson, Mahali Mzuri is an ultra-luxurious camp located in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy. The camp offers spacious tents with private decks, gourmet dining, and a variety of activities including game drives and guided bush walks.
Mara Plains Camp: Set within the exclusive private Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Mara Plains Camp provides a luxurious and intimate safari experience. The camp offers stylish tents with private verandas, a swimming pool, and gourmet cuisine. Guests can also enjoy night drives and bush picnics.
Serian – The Original: Serian is a collection of exclusive safari camps known for their intimate and personalized experience. The Original camp, located in the Mara North Conservancy, offers luxurious tents, private game drives, and the opportunity to explore the wilderness on foot.
Sand River Masai Mara: This elegant camp is located on the banks of the Sand River in the Masai Mara National Reserve. It features spacious tents with vintage furnishings, a swimming pool, and a deck overlooking the river. Guests can enjoy game drives and hot air balloon safaris.
Olare Mara Kempinski: Situated in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Olare Mara Kempinski offers luxurious accommodations with stunning views of the savannah. The camp provides personalized service, game drives, bush walks, and cultural experiences. It also has a spa and a swimming pool.

The Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is a destination that defines the quintessential African safari experience. Discerning travelers who seek a blend of adventure and opulence can explore a selection of the finest luxury safari camps around the famed reserve, each offering a unique vantage point onto some of the richest wildlife territories in the world.

Discover the Splendor of Sanctuary Retreats camps in Kenya & Tanzania

Sanctuary Retreats offers a quintessential collection of luxury camps and lodges in Kenya and Tanzania, providing guests with extraordinary safari experiences in some of the most iconic wildlife destinations. Immerse yourself in the heart of the African wilderness, where conservation meets luxury in perfect harmony.

Sanctuary Olonana: Located in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve, this camp offers luxury accommodations and stunning views of the surrounding plains. Guests can go on game drives, guided walks, and hot air balloon safaris.

– Sanctuary Kusini: Situated in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, this camp is known for its prime location during the Great Migration. Guests can witness the wildebeest herds and predators up close, while enjoying comfortable tents and delicious meals.

Sanctuary Swala: Found in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park, this camp provides an exclusive safari experience. With only 12 tents, guests can enjoy privacy and tranquility while spotting abundant wildlife, including elephants and lions.

– Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp: Perched on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, this camp offers breathtaking views of the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera. Guests can explore the crater floor on game drives and enjoy sundowners overlooking the stunning landscape.

– Sanctuary Kichakani Serengeti Camp: This mobile camp follows the annual Great Migration in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. It moves with the herds, providing guests with unique opportunities to witness this natural spectacle and stay in luxurious tents.

By choosing Sanctuary Retreats, you are not only embarking on a journey filled with luxury and adventure but also supporting sustainable tourism practices that contribute to wildlife preservation and community upliftment in these magnificent regions.

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