- Lodge type; Safari Lodge
- Location; Tsavo West
- Lodge size; 62 rooms
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge offers a truly exclusive bush experience, being situated in the heart of the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, a private conservancy of 28,000 acres located at the foot of the Taita Hills and adjacent to Tsavo West National Park, one of the world's largest game reserves.
The Sanctuary provides a safe environment to over 50 species of mammals and 300 species of birds within 28,000 acres of rolling savanna and woodland habitats. Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge provides the rare experience of proximity to the wildlife and a viewing gallery from the comfort of your room balcony.
Since the lodge is unfenced, animals such as gazelles and elephants are commonly sighted on the grounds and at the watering hole near the swimming pool.
Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge has 60 well-appointed standard rooms with stunning views of the lush gardens surrounding the lodge, the beautiful free form swimming pool and some have exclusive views of the watering hole. Rooms at the Lodge are with double, twin or triple beds depending on room type. All rooms have a private viewing balcony commanding views of the adjacent Taita Hills, the well-maintained gardens and surrounding Sanctuary. The elegantly furnished rooms are spacious with a sitting area and en-suite bathrooms.
The Lodge also has two elaborate suites. They are ultra-luxury suites perfect for honeymooners or those in search of sumptuous accommodation. The beautiful spacious suites include a lovely lounge and elegant bathroom. A private safari experience and optional in-room dining all combine to make this suite an absolute treat.
Renowned for its exquisite dining experience, Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge excels in the freshness and quality of its food which is supported by the lodge's own vegetable and herb garden.
Chala restaurant; This is the main restaurant serving buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is also fitted with live cooking counters suitable for preparing specialty dishes. We offer a wide variety of mouth-watering cuisines ranging from: Pan-African, Pan-European and Pan -Asian. The Salad buffet counter has a wide variety of salads using the fresh ingredients and herbs from the lodge's own vegetable and herb garden. The Dessert buffet has a selection of delightful desserts. Vegetarian Dishes are always available, and guests with any special dietary requirements are also catered for. The restaurant can accommodate a total of 200 people.
The Lobby Bar; is the ideal place to relax and unwind while listening to the rich tunes of the Taita people. Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge prides itself on an extensive cellar of imported wines, a wide range of premium spirits and other preferred beverages from a well-stocked bar.
Champagne Breakfast; A unique experience of dining in the wilderness on a sumptuous Breakfast accompanied with champagne. The breakfast includes live cooking against the Backdrop of the Taita Hills and grassy plains of the Sanctuary.
In addition to the rooms and suites, the Lodge has a Main Restaurant, Bar & Lounge and many bush dining options. The free form swimming pool has its own pool bar. The Lodge has its own fleet of well equipped safari vehicles with excellent guides.
There are meeting rooms and numerous outdoor venues for dining and leisure.
There is a gift shop, fuel station and business center.
Early morning and late afternoon game drives provide an ideal opportunity to view and photograph the diverse array of wildlife within the Sanctuary. During the drives guests also visit our sister property within the Sanctuary, Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, where large numbers of wildlife come to drink at the adjacent waterholes - these provide a wonderful opportunity to view animals at close proximity in their natural habitat.
Take a nature walk with a qualified ranger guide, where the emphasis is on the natural environment you encounter as you walk leisurely through the bush. Marvel at the wildlife normally unnoticed during a game drive but evident on foot, yet still important through their impact on the ecology of this diverse ecosystem.
Visit a local and authentic village where you can learn about local cultures, spend a day at Mzima Springs in Tsavo West National Park, famous for its thriving populations of hippos and crocodiles, or visit Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary or Lake Jipe, both also in Tsavo West.
Alternatively, spend the day in Tsavo East National Park, where you can visit popular sites such as Aruba Dam and Lugards Falls, or make an excursion to the nearby Taita Hills, with spectacular views, indigenous forests and rural markets. The region to the west of the Sanctuary is also rich in World War I history, while a crater lake near the Tanzanian border is a mere 60km away.
Children are welcome at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge. However, parental supervision at all times is a must for younger children below 5 years as the layout of the camp is very open. There are numerous child friendly activities for the little ones to participate in.
The Tulia wellness tent is managed by trained massage therapists and a full menu of treatments is available including Swedish, aromatherapy and ayurverda.
- Early morning and late afternoon game drives
- Traditional Music & Dance
- Nature walks
- Visit a local and authentic village
- Spend the day in Tsavo East National Park
- Children are welcome at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge
- The region is also rich in World War I history
Rates on Request
Rates form part of Kenya Safari itinerary
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season
- Full board accommodation
- Safari games drives
- The above is dependent of safari booked
- All flights
- Premium alcoholic drinks
- Hot air balloon safari
- Park fees and applicable Taxes
- Staff Gratuities
- Items of a personal nature
- Medical and Travel insurance
- Private vehicle and guide
- Spa treatments
- The above is dependent of safari booked