Salas Camp

Salas Camp: Information from the owner

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Type Tented Camp
No. of rooms 7
Last updated 18-Aug-2016

Main description of Salas Camp

Sala's Camp: Facilities

Property facilities Internet Access (Complimentary)
Room facilities En-Suite, Shower, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Bath
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Big 5, Bird Watching, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Safaris, Gourmet Picnic, Hot-air Ballooning

Room types at Sala's Camp

Forest Family Tent no pool (tent 3)

Forest Family Tent no pool (tent 3)

The Forest Family Tent can accommodate a family of two adults and 2 children and has space to accommodate a third bed. The tent has ensuite bathrooms with bath, flushing loo and plumbed in shower.

Forest Honeymoon Tent with pool (tent 7)

Forest Honeymoon Tent with pool (tent 7)

The Forest Honeymoon Tent is located on the forest side of Sala's Camp. It has a private plunge pool and is an airy, sophisticated room. It embraces the charm of the traditional Hemingway-style safari while incorporating contemporary touches like glass doors. The tent is located in a private and serene area at the end of the camp perfect for honeymooners.

Forest Luxury Tent no pool (tents 4 & 5)

Forest Luxury Tent no pool (tents 4 & 5)

The Forest Luxury Tents 4 and 5 are located on the forest side of Sala's Camp. The tents embrace the charm of the traditional Hemingway-style safari while incorporating contemporary touches like glass doors.The tents have ensuite bathrooms with bath, flushing loo and plumbed in shower.

Forest Luxury Tent with pool (tent 6)

Forest Luxury Tent with pool (tent 6)

The Forest Luxury Tent is located on the forest side of Sala's Camp. It has a private plunge pool and is an airy, sophisticated room. It embraces the charm of the traditional Hemingway-style safari while incorporating contemporary touches like glass doors.

Keekorok Family Tent with pool (tent 2a and 2b)

Keekorok Family Tent with pool (tent 2a and 2b)

Sala’s new Family Tent is book-ended by two rooms that are joined by a communal lounge leading out onto a large veranda with sun beds, private dining areas and the plunge pool. The interior of the rooms are soft in colour, embracing the natural hues of the surrounding yellow grasslands and river sand. The bathrooms are elegantly accented with rich copper and brass fittings reflecting Africa’s warmth and include large copper bathtubs and spacious showers. Floors are made from bamboo and covered with natural reed carpets while striking black and white images hang on the canvas, enriching the space.

Keekorok Honeymoon Tent with pool (tent 1)

Keekorok Honeymoon Tent with pool (tent 1)

The honeymoon tent has a private plunge pool, veranda and spectacular views. The interior of the rooms are soft in color, embracing the natural hues of the surrounding yellow grasslands and river sand. The bathrooms are elegantly accented with rich copper and brass fittings reflecting Africa’s warmth and include large copper bathtubs and spacious showers. Floors are made from bamboo and covered with natural reed carpets while striking black and white images hang on the canvas, enriching the space.

Activities at Sala's Camp

 Bush lunch and bush dinner

Bush lunch and bush dinner

We can offer bush lunches overlooking the Tanzanian border in the shade of a sausage tree beside the Sand River. When the Sand River is dry we can set up dinner in the riverbed surrounded by candles where guests can enjoy our delicious Barbeque.

 Game drives and bush breakfasts

Game drives and bush breakfasts

Our game drive vehicles ensure maximum game viewing and comfort. They are kitted out with Maasai blankets and ponchos to keep you warm, suncream, fridges with cold drinks, hot drinks, books, sweets (everything to keep you happy during a game drive). We even have stoves for freshly cooked bush breakfasts, which include fried eggs or omelettes and pancakes cooked to order.

 Get arty on safari

Get arty on safari

Each tent has a watercolour set and artist pad for you to use during your stay. Get creative in the camp’s idyllic, artistic surroundings and paint the unique scenery, wildlife, flora and fauna.

Ballooning

Ballooning

Ballooning is a popular activity in the Mara particularly during the migration. Experience the magical Masai Mara from the comfort of a hot air balloon. Flights usually last one hour and include breakfast and a game drive. The whole experience will take three hours. The launch site is two kilometres from the Talek Gate, which is inside the reserve. The cost of this will be US$ 450 per person.

Bird Watching

Bird Watching

Sala’s location on the confluence of the Sand and Keekorok rivers mean that it is a true haven for birdlife. Discover the Mara’s vast array of birds from the privacy of your tent or as you lounge in one of the hammocks around camp.

Bush volley ball

Bush volley ball

Enjoy a game of Bush Volley ball in the crocodile and hippo free section of the Sand River in front of Sala’s Camp.

Gym in a bag

Each tent is provided which you are welcome to use during your stay. Each bag contains a yoga mat, skipping rope and post safari stretch card to take you through some simple exercises to ease and relax.

Sundowners

Sundowners

An essential part of any safari experience. Watch the sun set over the vast animal filled plains of the Masai Mara.

Restaurants at Salas Camp

Dining at Sala's Camp

The finest Kenyan produce is cooked to perfection at Sala’s Camp. Delicious homemade bitings are produced before meal times, whilst meals themselves are intimate and thoughtful, with beautiful table decorations to set the scene, and food that is tasty, wholesome and perfectly fitting to the rustic bush setting. During the migration season, guests will often go out on a game drive for the entire day, taking a Sala’s Camp special picnic with them. Evening meals can also be enjoyed under the stars by the river.