Top 10 Luxury Camps in Masai Mara
Mara Plains Camp
This is one of the most popular campsites in the Masai Mara. Each of the seven rooms is a luxury ensuite canvas tent on a raised deck. Therefore, you can expect to sleep cozily and warm away from the cold ground and dangers of insects and other small creatures. This tented camp has recently undergone refurbishment making the facilities even better. These charming rooms stand in front of the Mara plains, offering you a spectacular view. You may just choose to stay indoors throughout your trip once you get a taste of the scenery. This view also offers you wildlife action, which you can enjoy thanks to the complimentary camera equipment to use while you stay and a pair of Swarovski binoculars.
Porini Lion Camp
Porini Lion Camp is situated in the private Olare Motogori Conservancy, this divine camp offers an authentic experience blended with luxurious touches. This camp is best known for its big cat sightings so that you can dwell safely amongst the wildlife during your stay. The camp is adjacent to the Ntiakatiak River, home to hippos that will keep you entertained before you tuck in. Expect an intimate camping experience, perfect for honeymooners and ‘bae-cations.’
Amani Mara Camp
The Amani Mara Camp is located northeast of the Masai Mara in Olare Orok. Its architectural style and facilities present an African feel. The room designs incorporate stone, canvas, and earthy hues, which are delightfully enchanting. Each room comes with a private deck that presents expansive and spectacular views. These decks offer a chance to see wildlife interactions from a distance. From here, you can watch the river for hippos and crocodiles. Should you wish to cool down, you can do so in the camp’s refreshing swimming pool.
Maji Moto Maasai Cultural Camp
Located just a short hour from Masai Mara National Reserve, the Maji Moto Masai Cultural Camp is a beautiful place ideal for people who want that authentic experience. From here, guests can enjoy spectacular views of the mountains and plains of the Mara. Each room comes with an outdoor terrace, with charming furniture for relaxation. The tent camp is surrounded by plain vegetation and crisp, clean air.
Elephant Pepper Camp
While it is a seasonal camp, it is one of the best places to stay in the Mara. Elephant Pepper Camp is a luxurious tented camp located in Koiyaki. These tented rooms sit in the middle of 3600 sq. km of wilderness overlooking the plains’ spectacular views. Each tent features comfortable furniture, eco-friendly flush toilets, and bucket showers for a truly authentic feel. This is a suitable place for honeymooners and couples to spend their time.
Sand River Masai Mara
If you are searching for a camping experience that will let you wake up to the melodious tunes of wildlife interactions in a snug 4-poster bed, then you need to book a tent at Sand River Masai Mara. The luxurious stay features polished hardwood floors, comfortable furnishing, and a private veranda. From the veranda, you will enjoy views of the Sand River and its rolling flood plains. It has a glamorous 1920’s aesthetic to float you away from the troubles of modern life gently.
Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
You will find Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp bordering the Masai Mara Reserve. It sits in a patch of forest along the Sabaringo River on the edge of the Oloololo escarpment promising fresh air, stunning views, and a chance to relax peacefully. The architectural style and interior designs are rooted in African tones for an authentic feel. The location ensures that each tented room is infused with romance and relaxation. The sunset view is stunning, and you can enjoy the views from the comfort of your bed.
Crocodile Camp-Masai Mara
For spectacular river views, head down to the Crocodile Camp-Masai Mara. Your stay here will be a chance to view crocodiles and hippos in the river, right from your room. Each tented room has luxurious furnishing, including a cozy bed. The tented room will also give you access to a balcony for views, a terrace to enjoy nature and a sundeck for sunbathing.
Located in a private conservancy in eastern Masai Mara, the Naboisho Camp is a place for people who like to camp glamorously. The camp is close to a vast open space for breathtaking views. It is a stunning seasonal camp that features African tones in the design. You can rest on a comfortable bed each night and wake up close to wildlife and nature.
Mara Ngenche Safari Camp
Last is the intimate tented rooms of the Mara Ngenche Safari Camp. This camp boasts grand views over the Mara and Talek rivers. It is found in the heart of the reserve, strategically positioned away for an intimate feel. The rooms look over a hippo pool, and each room will give you an unforgettable view. You will also enjoy an outdoor shower and a private plunge pool.