Sanctuary Olonana

Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

Casting a dramatic view along the Mara River, Sanctuary Olonana is a boutique camp that offers a spectacular insight into Africa’s natural beauty. Perched in a private concession along the Masai Mara border, this is one of our favourite camps that blend luxury with nature.

You’ll always have a front-row view of the phenomenal Mara River at Sanctuary Olonana. All of the 14 tents have wonderful riverside verandas, as well as rustic safari-style décor and scenic drop-down windows to watch the resident hippos graze. Two of the tents are honeymoon suites, offering a desirably secluded spot for newlyweds to relax.

We quickly fell in love with the charming main areas. With walls and ceilings made from mud and clay, there is certainly a rural vibe in the lounge and dining areas, whilst the plush furnishings add a touch of contemporary style.

Sanctuary Olonana is all about the memorable experiences. From listening to Masai guide’s stories whilst tucking into a riverside BBQ, to relaxing in the Africology spa whilst listening to the water lap on the rocks, you’re guaranteed an amazing time here.

We love that the camp is ecologically friendly too. The thick and luscious surroundings were re-forested, and now every guest has the chance to plant their own tree to help carry on this incredible, animal abundant area.

What's Included

  • All tents have a double bed or two twins
  • Full board food and drink
  • WiFi
  • Game drives in a 4x4 purpose built safari vehicle
  • Walking safaris
  • Night drives
  • Riverside BBQs
  • Cultural visit to Masai village and local school
  • Balloon safari (additional price)
  • Bush breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Laundry
  • Swimming pool

Open all year round, children over the age of four are welcome.

Price Information

This camp can be booked as a single safari or as part of a tailor-made holiday with or without flights. Per person per night prices from £435 / $565 / €495

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