Sasakwa Lodge

Sasakwa Lodge: Information from the owner

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Type Safari Lodge
No. of rooms 10
Last updated 2-Dec-2019

Main description of Sasakwa Lodge

Sasakwa Lodge: Facilities

Property facilities 24-hour Security, Eco Friendly, Gym, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Meal on Request, Pool, Restaurant, Spa
Room facilities Air Conditioning, Balcony / Deck, Bath, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fan, Hair Dryer, Lounge Area, Mini Bar, Mini Bar (Complimentary), Mosquito Nets, Private Pool / Jacuzzi, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee
Available services Babysitting Service, Credit Card, Room Service
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Big 5, Bird Watching, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, High Tea, Massages, Safaris, Tennis Court, Walks (Guided)
Activities nearby (some activities may be seasonal) Bird Watching, Hot-air Ballooning, Safaris, Walks (Guided)

Room types at Sasakwa Lodge

Four bedroom cottage

Four bedroom cottage

One master bedroom (double) with en-suite bathroom (shower & bath) and separate dressing area.

One double and two twins each with en-suite bathroom (shower & bath).

All the rooms are different.

The rooms share a private plunge pool, a large lounge / dining room and a small satellite kitchen.

All suites are equipped with air-conditioning, overhead fans, minibar & fridge, tea/coffee station, digital safe, hairdryer, bathroom amenities, direct dial telephone, veranda, plunge pool.

Hillside Suite

Hillside Suite

Set alongside Singita Sasakwa Lodge is Hillside Suite, a luxurious oversized suite with private vehicle access. Here, guests can revel in endless views over the Serengeti and enjoy the barefoot beauty of a private escape for two. Dramatic frameless glass doors and windows, two wooden outdoor decks and a private rim-flow pool ensure continuous engagements with nature and this butler-serviced suite includes a private game vehicle, Field Guide, “bar-deli” and exclusive in-room dining.

One bedroom cottage

One bedroom cottage

One bedroom cottages en-suite bathroom with inside shower & bath, separate lounge, separate dressing area and private plunge pool.

The cottages are very private and can only be made up as a king beds.

All suites are equipped with air-conditioning, overhead fans, minibar & fridge, tea/coffee station, digital safe, hairdryer, bathroom amenities, direct dial telephone, veranda & plunge pool.

Three bedroom cottage

Three bedroom cottage

One double with en-suite bathroom (shower & bath) & separate dressing area.

One double and one twin each with en-suite bathroom (shower & bath).

The bedrooms share a central lounge and private plunge pool.

All suites are equipped with air-conditioning, overhead fans, minibar & fridge, tea/coffee station, digital safe, hairdryer, bathroom amenities, direct dial telephone, veranda, plunge pool.

Two bedroom cottage

Two bedroom cottage

One double with en-suite bathroom (shower & bath) & separate dressing area and one twin with en-suite bathroom (shower & bath).

The two bedrooms share a central lounge and private plunge pool.

All suites are equipped with air-conditioning, overhead fans, minibar & fridge, tea/coffee station, digital safe, hairdryer, bathroom amenities, direct dial telephone, veranda, plunge pool.

Units at Sasakwa Lodge

Hillside Suite

Hillside Suite

The butler-serviced suite includes a private game vehicle and Field Guide. Its free-flowing indoor and outdoor areas are ideal for exclusive dining in the most enchanting settings, and wellness experiences enveloped by nature – from yoga to in-room spa treatments and soothing couple’s massages on the pool deck.

Set within Singita’s 350,000-acre private reserve in northern Tanzania, Hillside Suite’s proximity to some of the most prized game-viewing on the continent – including the Great Migration – makes it the perfect location for a once-in-a-lifetime safari experience.

Activities at Sasakwa Lodge

Boutique and Gallery

Boutique and Gallery

Not your regular curio shop, you will find original treasures that have been gathered from all corners of the African continent. A range of collectable sculptures, home-ware and furnishings will allow you to recreate ‘the safari dream’ within your own home. Artefacts, as well as authentic carvings and jewellery created by local craftsmen are just a few of the treasures you may find to take home as gifts. Amongst beautiful museum quality, fine-art prints and works by some of the most respected artists on the continent, there are many pieces especially designed for Singita. Here too you can find a range of quality branded Singita safari wear.

We offer a worldwide shipping service so you may make your purchases at the lodges with the option to send them straight home.

Canine Unit Experience

Canine Unit Experience

Visit the SGF Canine Unit to meet the handlers and learn more about how this specialized anti-poaching unit works to protect this iconic region in the Serengeti. Watch as the dogs use their skills to detect a piece of wildlife contraband hidden for the demonstration. If the dogs are working on tracking you may be able to experience their ability to track a person through the bush. These are pre-organized training sessions and no guest will experience any law enforcement operations for legal and safety reasons. Due to the sensitive and costly nature of the program, a donation amount of $500 per person has been set. A minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 guests is allowed per demonstration.

Community Visit

Community Visit

Guests at Singita Grumeti have the opportunity to visit the Environmental Education Centre, which was developed for the young people of the local communities, to meet the students and learn about the programme. The Centre is dedicated to instilling in its students an understanding of the Serengeti Ecosystem and provides education on the rationale behind “protected areas” and on general, local and global environmental issues.

Game Drives

Game Drives

Daily game drives with professional guides and trackers provide the perfect opportunity to get up close to Africa’s incredible animals, while spot lit nighttime drives reveal the elusive magic of nocturnal Africa. Our game drives are all conducted in state-of-the-art Land Cruisers, each accommodating a maximum of six guests. During your stay at Singita Grumeti, you are likely to spot a great variety of wildlife including cheetah, bearded wildebeest, bat eared fox, black rhino, Maasai giraffe, lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, zebra and the rare Colobus monkey.

Gym

Gym

Fully equipped gyms are available for guests’ convenience. Each facility provides picturesque views of the plains, allowing you to keep an eye on the action outside while you work out.

Premier Wine

Premier Wine

As one of Africa’s most influential buyers of wine, Singita’s cellars are home to some of the most sought-after private reserves and vintage wines the continent has to offer. Whether you are a connoisseur or just enjoy the occasional glass of wine, our experienced sommeliers delight in introducing guests to a vast selection of varietals from all over the world.

Through Singita Premier Wine Direct guests may purchase wines from our cellars: either to be taken home at the end of their trip or conveniently delivered to their door. As an addition to cellar purchases, we have secured allocations of highly limited, sought-after wines, including ‘Icons’, ‘Single Vineyard’ and ‘Limited Release’ wines, directly from leading wineries in South Africa. Stored in temperature-controlled cellars, these wines are unlikely to be available anywhere else.

Singita Balloon Safari

Singita Balloon Safari

Visitors to Singita Grumeti in Tanzania have the unique opportunity of chartering a hot air balloon for an unforgettable ride over the treetops of the Serengeti. This once-in-a-lifetime experience takes game viewing to new heights and gives photography buffs an amazing new perspective on the world below. You’ll skim above the grasslands and acacia forests, and at other times ascend to 1 000 feet to see the enormity of the reserve. The Singita Balloon Safari is a romantic and evocative way of experiencing the wilderness as you gracefully and silently glide over the plains, observing the wide variety of wildlife below.

Spa

Spa

The Singita wellness philosophy takes personal rejuvenation to a level well beyond any pampering you’ve previously experienced. All of our peaceful lodge spas, where nature provides its own special calm, present the ultimate escape, sure to restore equilibrium and peace to body and mind.

Swimming

Swimming

Singita Sasakwa Lodge offers an expansive swimming pool next to the main house in addition to private infinity pools at each cottage and at the private villa.

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