Located inside the Maasai-owned private Mara North Conservancy, Saruni Mara is an eco-friendly, boutique safari lodge bordering the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Encounter the abundant wildlife and the wildebeest migration away from the crowds and uninterrupted by other vehicles.
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 beautifully decorated and individually themed rooms include canvas fronts which can be opened to offer you an amazing 'shower with a view' and large verandas. Enjoy the Italian-inspired cuisine, the relaxed and elegant atmosphere and being immersed in nature from your private verandah, the Maasai Wellbeing Space and the open lounge and dining area.
- Intimate and exclusive, with a classic safari feel
- In a private wildlife concession bordering the Maasai Mara Reserve
- Highest density of predators and plains game of any wilderness in the world
- A safari guided by Maasai warriors with local knowledge
- Nyati House, one of very few exclusive-use villas in the Mara
At a glance
- 5 Cottages & 2 Villas
- All Ages
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
"Join the Warriors Academy where you can learn the survival skills of the revered Maasai warriors - learns to track animals and craft tools. This is a particularly exciting activity for children."
Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.
Guided Walking Safari
Hot Air Balloon Flights
Take a journey through Saruni Mara to get a flavor of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
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Holiday to Saruni Mara
Saruni Mara was everything we hoped it would be and more. Cecilia and her wonderful staff were all very welcoming, warm and friendly. Their attention to detail and service was excellent. Our lodge was spacious and comfortable and the food was delicious.
Our Safari guides (Sinia, Daniel, Wilson an…
Holiday to Saruni Mara
The welcome at this camp was not really welcoming. Most of the food was salty. Sometimes they disappeared and we had to take care of the fireplace. The manager Chris was most interested in us knowing the rules for tipping. The lady from the spa was wonderful and our guide Tinka was fabulous. Going …Read full review
Solo Trip to Saruni Mara
This one lived up to the high standards of the others. A beautiful cabin with a large bathroom nestled in the mountains. Again, a great guide and abundance of animals. Experienced an awe-inspiring sundowner. Wine and a sunset out in the savanna. A once in a lifetime experience for me. Again, the s…Read full review
Honeymoon to Saruni Mara
The Mara is very different to Samburu, but equally as welcoming and beautiful in its own right. The team were so hospitable and we had a wonderful 3 nights here seeing more wildlife than we thought was possible! The rooms were so comfortable and all of the little details were spot on. The communal …Read full review