Saruni Mara

Saruni Mara: Information from the owner

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own report, which contains our own observations and views.

Type Safari Lodge
No. of rooms 7
Last updated 19-Aug-2015

Main description of Saruni Mara

Saruni Mara: Facilities

Property facilities Kiddies Club
Room facilities En-Suite, Internet, Lounge Area, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Verandah, Complementary Wi-Fi, Deck, Dressing Gowns
Available services Chauffer Service, Laundry Service, Room Service (24 hours), Travel Desk, Airport Shuttles, Babysitting Service, Credit Card
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Big 5, Bird Watching, Fine Dining, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Garden Tours, Gourmet Picnic, Massages, Rhino Tracking, Safaris, Walks, Animal Encounters, Child Friendly Activities, Cultural Tours, Hiking, Hot-air Ballooning

Room types at Saruni Mara

Nyati House (Private Villa)

Nyati House (Private Villa)

Nyati House is Saruni Mara's private villa, offered on an exclusive basis. Guests can enjoy the thrill and seclusion of Saruni Mara from the comfort of their very own wilderness home. Located very close to the main lodge (a 5 minute walk away), but in it’s own secluded valley, Nyati House is the perfect hideout for families and groups of friends. With two en-suite bedrooms, and a third attic room, the house accommodates groups of up to 5 people. The exclusive experience of Saruni Mara comes with your own waiter and driver/guide.

The Artist's Studio (Cottage Two)

The Artist's Studio (Cottage Two)

The Artist's Studio is a beautiful, luxury cottage with a large en-suite bedroom and private verandah. It is decorated to inspire the creative side in any guest, complimenting the classic Saruni safari experience wonderfully - after a day out in the wilderness, soaking up the colours, shapes, frames of the African wild, come home to your creative hub as you recollect and put to paper the inspirational moments of the day.

The Family Villa, The Natural History Suite (Cottage One)

The Family Villa, The Natural History Suite (Cottage One)

This stylish new villa has two en-suite bedrooms with a large lounge and dining area in between. There is also an impressive, large verandah overlooking the magnificent scenery of the Maasai Mara. The villa is decorated with a selection of antique and vintage prints according to the theme of Natural History. There is also relevant reading material such a books on mammals, reptiles, trees and birds. The Natural History Suite will inspire you and your family to explore and understand nature in all its frames and forms.

The Literary Room (Cottage Four)

The Literary Room (Cottage Four)

The Literary Room is a quaint, beautiful cottage with a spacious en-suite bedroom and private viewing deck. It is perfect cottage for writing, dreaming and thinking, and will inspire book worms and budding writers with its vintage typewriter, leather reading chairs, writing desk with brass reading lamp, quill pen and leather blotter. There is also a selection of classic and African literature.

The Love Shack (Cottage Six)

The Love Shack (Cottage Six)

There is nothing like the romance of the Africa wilderness - pure, untouched and breath-taking. The Love Shack is Saruni Mara's honeymoon cottage - romantic, secluded and with gorgeous views over the hills and onto the Mara plains. Couples can enjoy a private dinner on their verandah after a day on safari. With elegant finishings and beautiful furniture, and a feeling of being surrounded by nature, the Love Shack is the perfect romantic escape.

The Observatory (Cottage Three)

The Observatory (Cottage Three)

There is nothing quite as speculator as the African night skies, velvet and brightly lit with stars. Star-gazing is one of the most unique and memorable experiences of a Saruni safari. The Observatory is a large, luxury cottage with a spacious en-suite bedroom and star-gazing deck. The room has been carefully decorated to a cosmic and celestial theme with a vintage brass telescope, Africa moon map and selection of interesting material on all things in the sky. This is a cottage that makes you dream of African skies, stars and stars gazing...

The Photographer's Studio (Cottage Five)

The Photographer's Studio (Cottage Five)

The Photographer's Studio invokes a true sense of classic, old Africa. The en-suite bedroom is decorated to the theme of imagery, photography and life through the lens. With an old box browning camera, antique photographic equipment, catalogues and stunning prints adorning the walls, this beautiful cottage and private verandah is the perfect refuge after a day on safari.

Units at Saruni Mara

Family Villa

Family Villa

Perfect for families or a group of friends, this stylish new family villa has two en-suite bedrooms with a large lounge and dining area in between. There is also an impressive, large verandah overlooking the magnificent scenery of the Maasai Mara, and a lovely big fireplace in the lounge to enjoy in the evenings. Guests can have private dinners in their dining area in the villa. The villa is decorated with a selection of antique and vintage prints according to the theme of Natural History.

Private Villa

Private Villa

Nyati House is Saruni Mara's private villa, offered on an exclusive basis. Guests can enjoy the thrill and seclusion of Saruni Mara from the comfort of their very own wilderness home. Located very close to the main lodge (a 5 minute walk away), but in it’s own secluded valley, Nyati House is the perfect hideout for families and groups of friends. With two en-suite bedrooms, and a third attic room, the house accommodates groups of up to 5 people. The exclusive experience of Saruni Mara comes with your own waiter and driver/guide.

Standard Cottage

Standard Cottage

Saruni Mara has five, large cottages, where one can experience both the elegance and safety of a permanent accommodation with the thrill of sleeping in close contact with nature. The rooms are furnished with colonial antiques, Persian carpets and African artifacts according to various themes (see room types). Each cottage has hot and cold running water, 220 volt electricity, elegant Italian bathroom fittings, polished wooden floors, a comfortable sitting area and large bathrooms, where the canvas front can be totally open to offer you an amazing "shower with a view". Each cottage also has a large verandah where one can enjoy a private view of the Mara plains. Saruni Mara has a low impact on the environment thanks to the use of solar power and the recycling of waste.