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Reviews of Sasaab

Wildlife sightings and reviews

2 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Sasaab and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Nov-2018, 1 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Sasaab.
Lion

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Leopard

100% success

Cheetah

100% success

Wild dog

0% success

Buffalo

100% success

Eland

100% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Oryx

100% success

Spotted Hyena

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Aardvark

0% success

Gerenuk

0% success

Hippo

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Pangolin

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Striped Hyena

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Mrs H.
Twickenham

"Wonderful"

3 nights Arrived 5 Nov 2018
"Spectacular accommodation in a wonderful location. Won't ever forget being in the swimming pool watching the elephants cross the river, nor being in our plunge pool listening to them splash and wallow on the waters edge.

Sublime game drives - who says that there isn't much wildlife in the area? Grevy and common zebra, leopard, cheetah, HUNDREDS of elephants (not an exaggeration, even Samburu guides surprised), giraffe, lions.

Sundowner walk brilliant - a truly special evening (was apparently included in the overall hotel cost so not sure what we paid additional to Expert Africa?)

Food exceptional. Bush breakfasts a tour de force - freshly cooked pancakes and egg dishes! Coffee and biscuits brought to room pre-game drive at 0530 very welcome.

Wonderful staff - Jacob and Kefiyah on the game drives, Agnes in the hotel itself. All hotel staff great fun. We left feeling like family." See all these reviews: 4n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Buffalo

2 sightings

Cheetah

1 sighting

Eland

Multiple sightings

Elephant

5 sightings

Giraffe

5 sightings

Leopard

1 sighting

Lion

3 sightings

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Spotted Hyena

1 sighting

Zebra

5 sightings

L&J
UK

"Sasaab has got it just right"

5 nights Arrived 12 May 2018
"We loved our time here. The location couldn't be more spectacular, with panoramic views across the river; the resident dik-diks and hyraxes add to the charm. Our room was amazing: huge, well-equipped, and with stunning views. The plunge pool was very cold but welcome during the hottest parts of the day (and the main swimming pool is much warmer, also with amazing views). The beds could have been a little more comfortable and less creaky, but that's a quibble. The toiletries were lovely and we needn't have brought our own. The communal areas were very comfortable with lots of seating options and, if anything, even better views than the room.

The food was incredibly delicious, and got the balance of feeling luxurious without being totally overwhelming (in quantity or richness). After some initial confusion, they went to great trouble to meet some slightly unusual dietary requirements without making us feel that we were being treated differently from anyone else. The birthday cake danced and sung in by chefs, waiters and askaris will be remembered as a birthday highlight.

The service was excellent, and staff were friendly and helpful. Our room was forever being cleaned and tidied without us ever seeing it being done. We were always met with cool towels and cold drinks when we returned from activities. Agnes, the Assistant Manager, was always there to see us off and greet us warmly on return.

Against this amazing backdrop, the activities still managed to stand out. There was an excellent variety, including games drives, bush breakfasts by the river, a bush dinner under the stars, sundowners at the rock, a market and village visit, and a morning walk along the river banks. The quantity of wildlife was not spectacular (and might have been disappointing if we'd not been on safari before) but was made up for in quality and in the knowledge of the guides. A particular highlight was watching elephants visiting an elephant graveyard (while other safari companies drove past, clearly missing the significance). We were lucky enough to have the vehicle to ourselves throughout, and therefore to decide exactly what to do and when. Our main guide, Ole, was wonderful, and so was Gabriel on our last day.

Overall, we felt totally spoilt and incredibly privileged throughout our time at Sasaab." See all these reviews: 12n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
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