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Sanctuary Olonana Lodge


Sanctuary Olonana Lodge is an award-winning luxury tented camp on a private stretch of the Mara River, at the foot of the impressive Siria Escarpment close to where the famous last scene from 'Out of Africa' was filmed.

Located close to the border with Tanzania, the game concentration is high - and during the annual Wildebeest Migration, the action happens right on Sanctuary Olonana Lodge's doorstep.

Sanctuary Olonana Lodge is a small and exclusive camp, the first of Sanctuary's luxury safari properties, was built along sustainable lines which, along with our innovative wetlands and tree-planting projects, have earned Sanctuary Olonana a silver award from Ecotourism Kenya.

The Masai Mara is fabulous for seeing big cats, their prey and all the Big Five. It is also the stage for the greatest show on Earth - the wildebeest migration. From around July to October grunting herds of wildebeest and zebra cover the plains, often crossing the river between Tanzania and Kenya, attended by crocodile, lion and cheetah.

Sanctuary Olonana Lodge's main dining room and veranda command views over a dramatic stretch of the Mara River. See, and hear, the family of noisy hippos who colonise the banks below the camp. Experience first hand the sheer scale of the annual wildebeest migration across East Africa.

Olonana Lodge has a library, a pool and even an organic garden where much of the food served in camp is grown. And who could forget the mini-spa where guests can experience traditional African remedies alongside French marine therapies from Thalgo.

The fourteen canvas tents at Sanctuary Olonana are extremely comfortable and spacious. All have parquet floors, four-poster beds and private verandas overlooking the river.

To fully appreciate the Sanctuary Olonana Lodge experience, we recommend a minimum stay of 3 to 4 nights.

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