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Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Masai Mara National Reserve Kenya

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Mara Serena Lodge,Kenya

Mara Serena Safari Lodge invites you to a world where dramatic sights and experiences are enhanced by gracious service and five-star amenities. As the only safari lodge in the famed Mara Triangle, the lodge offer a setting matched by few other hotels in the world: perched high on a bush-cloaked hill with sweeping views of the savannah and the meandering shoreline of the Mara River.

Styled to mirror the circular motif of a traditional Maasai manyatta, the lodge blends international sophistication with raw African beauty while featuring twin rows of individual rooms, some with views of the famous Mara River. Equally breathtaking sightlines can be enjoyed from the restaurant and bar and rock-enclosed swimming pool. After a day in the bush, a steam shower and an Oringa Massage at the Maisha Spa & Gym offer an exquisite welcome back to civilization.
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Enjoy exhilarating excursions deep into the Masai Mara Game Reserve with activities and adventures as intrepid as you choose to be during your stay. Savour superb chef-prepared cuisine in our onsite restaurant and with unforgettable “Bush Dining” and “Sundowner” experiences. Rediscover how special family time can be with game drives, breakfasts by the hippo pool and visits to an authentic Maasai village. From savannah to spa, experience Africa in all its wild grandeur at Mara Serena Safari Lodge.

About Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Accommodation

The breathtaking landscapes of Masai Mara National Reserve, uninterrupted views of the Mara River and a design inspired by a traditional Maasai Manyatta set Mara Serena Safari Lodge as an unforgettable destination for safari holidays.

Accommodation

Mara Serena Lodge has 74 guest rooms which includes the suite have been inspired by the local Maasai heritage and surrounding natural splendour, welcoming guests to experience the allure of the only lodge located within the famed Mara Triangle. A merger of Africa’s untamed beauty and modern sophistication, our accommodations are arranged with one slightly in front of its neighbour, allowing for sweeping river and savannah views.
Accommodation

Dining

Dining-A MAASAI DINNER IN THE BUSH

Crafted with the finest local and seasonal ingredients, the food you enjoy at Mara Serena Safari Lodge takes you on a culinary journey that celebrates the bounty, richness and untamed spirit of the Masai Mara National Reserve. Whether you’re dining in our restaurant, greeting the sunrise with breakfast by the hippo-filled Mara River or toasting the sunset with “Sundowner” cocktails and canapés in the bush, you will be treated to an unforgettable dining experience with every meal. Three times a week, our dinners are accompanied by a traditional Maasai dance performance.
Dining

Experiences

Experience the extraordinary beauty, rich heritage and vibrant culture of Kenya’s Masai Mara with an array of activities and adventures created to inspire your spirit. From game viewing safaris to spot the “Big Five” (elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino) to hot air balloon rides high above the African savannah to abundant opportunities to explore the culture and enjoy the hospitality of the Maasai people, these unforgettable “bucket list” experiences will remain with you long after you depart.
Game drives

Game Drives

Game drives offer a unique opportunity to spot wildlife including the curious-looking aardvark and elusive leopard.

*Price charged per person per game drive

*Night game drive also available at $85 per person per game d

Bush Barbeque dinner

Bush Barbeque Dinner

Nothing is quite as ‘Safari’ as the traditional ‘bush dinner,’ especially when it is enlivened by the presence of a group of scarlet-clad Maasai dancers. The lantern-lit dinner begins with cocktails around the campfire. The meal will then be cooked on a blazing BBQ, accompanied by a wide range of salads and vegetables. While dessert and coffee is served, the Maasai will entertain you with songs, chants and dance displays. You’ll dine in the wild and taste safari-life at its best.

Price: charged per person and minimum pax is 4.

Sundowner

Mara Sundowner

Please join us for a classic safari sundowner ‘bubbly cocktail’, on Lookout Hill with panoramic views across the Mara plains. The event includes a sundowner with hot and cold canapés and a full bar. It’s a traditional Maasai welcome that includes being greeted by the elders as well as traditional dressing and entertainment by a local guitarist and traditional Maasai dancers (by request and subject to a fee). Beverages are charged as per consumption.

Price: charged person and minimum pax is 4

Ololoolo Escarpment Hike Expedition

Ololoolo Escarpment Hike Expedition

Ololoolo escarpment forms the western boundary of the Mara triangle running along a geological fault line forming the edge of a granite plateau that rises to a height of 400 meters from the bottom.

 The escarpment receives more rain than the rest of the Mara triangle and lots of fresh water streams radiate from its face disappearing into the ground only to reappear in swamps lower down.  As a result of the rains a growth of thick vegetation is found to be growing along the escarpment    This terrain of the escarpment ranges from rocky crags, boulders strewn slopes and well-watered wetlands.  The icing on the cake has to be the ability to enjoy endless plains of grass of the Mara Plains which are a site to from atop the escarpment.

There are several tracks along the escarpment used by the Germans during WW1. These tracks create an edge for adventure seekers.

The hiking trail starts at the Ngira-re rangers out post(1645m) and gently ascends up for 4 km to a height of 1935m to reach the top (vertical height 290 Metres). The hiking takes 1- 2.5 hours ascending and 1 hour descending.

Guests leave the lodge after breakfast (7:30am) drive for 1 hour to the foot of the escarpment. The entire hiking take approximately 3 hours and guests are driven back to the lodge for lunch.

 Recommended Attire includes;

  • Long trousers
  • Hiking boots/sports shoes/safari boots
  • Hat/cap
  • Water (provided by the lodge)Walking  sticks (provided by the lodge).

Charges $ 70 per person.

Star Lit Romantic Dinner

Star Lit Romantic Dinner

Tucked away in the majestic Maasai Mara, a secret and enchanting location sets the scene for a memorable dining experience set under African skies accompanied by the sounds of nature that will leave you blown away. Be it a honeymoon surprise, anniversary, a proposal or any special event.

Cost: US$65 per person that includes; house wines, soft drinks and local beers.

Booking: minimum 2pax to a maximum of 12pax anytime up-to 10pm

Masai Village Village

Masai Village Visit

The Maasai are undoubtedly one of the most famous traditional cultures on earth. In fact, the Manyatta are usually a circular encampment of long, low, rounded houses, created by daubing cattle dung over a framework of sticks. Visiting a Manyatta is a good way to learn more about the Maasai culture and everyday life. Many ceremonies involve the ritual slaughter of cattle or goats with meat being distributed among the community, according to social rank.

At other times, live cattle are bled by opening a vein on the neck or flank with the point of an arrow. The blood is collected in a gourd and the wound closed with ashes. Then the blood is either drunk immediately while fresh or mixed with milk. Even at slaughter, blood is collected and mixed with milk to be drunk later. Sour milk is also considered a delicacy.

Poolside Barbeque

POOLSIDE BARBEQUE

Later, by the lodge’s floodlit pool under the vast and starry dome of the African night, enjoy succulent lamb cooked on a spit, chicken and grills, pasta, salads and delicious desserts.

You’ll also experience the sounds of animals in the distant darkness beyond and night birds calling. During this unforgettable meal, you can delight in the relaxing ripple of a poolside stream and an evening breeze that sways the hanging lanterns.

Mara Serena Safari Lodge Rates

Residents Rates

DatesDoubleSingleSuite Supp1st March -31st May 202328,000.0017,500.008,000.001st – 30th June 202326,000.0015,000.008,000.00

Notes

  1. Applicable to residents of: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, DR CongoProof of residency will be required.Team building, Conference facilities, Air and Ground packages availableRates are applicable per night on Full board basis

Non Residents 2024 Rates in US$
Full Board Accommodation
SingleDoubleTriple
2 Jan, 2024 31 Mar, 2024264367505
1 Apr, 2024 31 May, 2024144287396
1 Jun, 2024 30 Jun, 2024272378519
1 Jul, 2024 31 Oct, 2024471714981
1 Nov, 2024    22 Dec, 2024214315433
23 Dec, 2024 1 Jan, 2025471714981
Ground Package
Dates / Seasons1st night ppExtra night ppSRS pp
2 Jan, 2024 31 Mar, 202430327848
1 Apr, 2024 31 May, 20242782480
1 Jun, 2024 30 Jun, 202430327848
1 Jul, 2024 31 Oct, 202446843961
1 Nov, 2024    22 Dec, 202430928448
23 Dec, 2024 1 Jan, 202546843961

KENYA LODGES & SWSC

2.1          Easter Period Supplement: (29th March to 1st April 2024) – USD 30 per person per day.

2.2          Festive Period Supplement: ( 24,25,26,31st Dec 2024 & 1st Jan 2025) – USD 35 per person per day.

2.3          Extra Meal – USD 30 per person.

2.4          Lunch Box – USD 25.00 per person.

2.5          Half-board Reduction – USD 15 per person. per day

2.6          Suite Supplement: ASSL & MSSL- USD 250 Peak & High season; Mid & Low season USD 150

KSSL – USD 200 Peak & High season; Mid & Low season USD 100.00 per room per day. (NB: Family room at Amboseli is on request basis).

2.61        Kilaguni Deluxe Room supplement USD 20 per Room per day.

2.62        Amboseli Family Room supplement USD 20 per Room per day.

2.63        Sweet waters Morani family room supplement USD 20 per room per day

2.7 Child policy refer clause 5.0.

Mara, Amboseli, Kilaguni Sweetwaters Ground Package Includes:

  • Full board accommodation
  • Two game drives per day.
  • Airstrip transfers.
  • Hippo Pool breakfast at Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Terms & Conditions:

  • Supplement for exclusive use of Game drive vehicle – USD 250 n per vehicle per Game Drive.
  • Extra Game Drive charged at USD 40 per person per Game Drive
  • Suite supplements, Easter period supplement & Festive period supplement apply as per contract.
  • Circuit Discounts applicable.

CHILDREN/YOUNG ADULTS

  • Children under 5 years are on complimentary.
  • Children 6-12 years sharing with adult or in own room 50% of adult per person rate.
  • Three Children below 12 years in their own room: Double rate is applicable.
  • Young Adults 13-17 years in their own room pay 75% of adult per person rate.
  • One Adult sharing with a child: The adult pays half twin rate and the child pays 75% of the half twin rate.

Ground Package Children’s Policy

  • Children under 4 years- Free of Charge.
  • Children between 5 and 12 years- 75% of the per person rate applicable
  • Over 12 years will pay full package.

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