Located inside the Maasai-owned private Mara North Conservancy, Saruni Mara is an eco-friendly, boutique safari lodge bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve. With wide-open game plains to the south and forest to the north, guests have the opportunity to take part in a guided bush walk accompanied by guides and a vehicle up nearby Mount Kileoni.
Offering accommodation for a maximum of 18 guests in one family villa, five cottages and one private villa, Saruni Mara is set in a remote valley of forests and hills, overlooking the open savannas. Each of the cottages is furnished with antiques, Persian carpets and African art.
Unique features include canvas fronts which can be opened to offer you an amazing 'shower with a view' and large verandas overlooking the stunning landscape. Saruni Mara also offers a 'Maasai Well-Being Space' to provide guests with professional massages and other treatments.
Regular light aircraft flights from a variety of locations fly into Mara North airstrip (45 minute game drive from the lodge).
Day & night game drives, guided bush walks, bird watching, scenic flights & balloon flights (payable extra), visit to the Rhino Sanctuary (payable extra), bush meals, sundowners and Warriors Academy (special courses in bush skills, animal tracking and guiding).
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Absolutely magical place! Saruni Mara is very special - from the location, to the ambiance, to the exceptional staff. We really appreciated the connection Saruni seems to have made with the local community. Our guide Tinka is part of the community and was incredibly knowledgeable of the land and the wildlife. We had an incredible time and hope to return again soon!
The experience offered by Saruni Mara is flawless. We enjoyed full day game drives as a result of the rain. This was hugely beneficial giving us more time to spend watching game. Our guides were very friendly and obviously experts. It was nice to be supporting an employment scheme for female Masai guides too. The property was charming and the staff very friendly and accommodating. We originally requested private dining…
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