- Lodge type; Safari Lodge
- Location; South East Masai Mara
- Lodge size; 10 luxury tents
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
- Game drives
- Guided Bush Walks
- Bush Meals
- River Swimming & Fishing
- Swimming Pool
One of the more authentic and luxurious safari camps in the Masai Mara, Cottars 1920s Camp, offers guest a traditional safari experience that is all about adventure and exploration.
The surrounding Masai Mara and her wildlife can be viewed and experienced by way of game drives, night game drives and bush walks, all led by some of Kenya's best guides and trackers. Other safari activities include; running with a Maasai Warrior, local school visit and of course, hot air ballooning, to mention a few.
Cottars 1920s is situated in an extensive and exclusive concession that is positioned between the Masai Mara, Serengeti and Loliondo. The area offers safari experiences far away from the maddening crowds of the Masai Mara.
So, in a nutshell, his is the establishment to look at if one needs to get away from crowds and the modern world as we all know it.
Cottars 1920s Camp offers guest the choice of nine luxurious appointed tented suites, two honeymoon suites, four double tents and three family suites. All suites offer viewing areas, living rooms with fireplaces, bedding draped in mosquito netting and en-suite bathrooms.
All suites are positioned far enough apart to ensure the ultimate in intimacy, and all offer outstanding views of the surrounding bushveld and rolling hills.
The cuisine one can expect no matter the time of day is amongst the highest quality found in Kenya as a whole, meals are prepared by a highly skilled chef and their team in the kitchen from only the finest ingredients available.
Meals are served indoors, outdoors or out in the bushveld, this is all dependent on the time of year and what the weather is doing.
Private dining is available should one require.
The central guest area consists of two main mess tent areas, one for indoor dining (and bar area), while the other mess tent offers a lounge area and library. All the decor within this area is upmarket safari chic.
The views from the central guest area and swimming pool stretch out across the rolling hills of the Masai Mara.
When staying at Cottars, one has a long list of safari activities in which one can participate, including;
- Day and Night game drives
- Bush Walks
- Impact Activities
- Swimming pool time
- Running with a Maasai Warrior
- Local School visit
- Swimming at the Waterfall (seasonal)
- Maasai Warrior School (all ages)
- Traditional canvas bush bath
- Maasai Singing and Dancing
Cottars 1920s is one of the best upmarket family-friendly safari camps in Kenya. The family suite is the perfect option for families offering suitable accommodation in a large tent that offers up space and amenities suitable for a family of four.
Cottars will arrange early dinners and children’s menus should one wish, and if the kids are older, they can dine with the adults as per normal; this is entirely up to you.
Child-friendly activities and educational options are on offer and can be tailor-made to fit in with what you require; a private safari vehicle is also available on request.
Baby-sitting facilities are also available.
Spa and wellness treatments are available in the privacy of one's own suite, massages, manicures and pedicures are all part and parcel of a self-indulgent treat when staying at Cottars 1920s.
A full-time masseuse is now based at the camp and can be book at a time that suits you.
From US$ 1 254.00 pp
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season
Rates form part of a Kenya Safari itinerary
- Full board accommodation
- Water, tea & coffee
- Local Drinks– soft drinks, house wines, beers, and select spirits
- Safari activities, including shared day/night game drives & bush walks/runs
- Cottar’s Warrior School - Kids entertainment program
- Cottar’s private airstrip airstrip transfers
- Transfers to cultural visits.
- All statutory taxes (approx. 25%), including VAT
- Champagne, luxury wines & spirits
- Conservancy fees
- Cultural village entry fee
- Massage and Spa treatments
- Exclusive use of vehicle - $330 per day
- Calvin Cottar as a private guide - $1,200 per day (arrange directly)