- Lodge type; Safari Resort
- Location; Lake Manyara
- Lodge size; 67 rooms and suites
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
Lake Manyara Serena Lodge is perched high up on the Mto Wa Mbu escarpment offering visitors some of the best views of Lake Manyara and the Great Rift Valley.
Located in the northern section of the Lake Manyara National Park with easy access to all the wildlife and birdlife below. The lodge is surrounded on all sides by lush green grass, gardens and forests.
The highlight of the Lake Manyara National Park is without question the shallow soda lake teaming with flamingos, birdlife here is a right royal treat.
It is important to keep in mind that this is more of a resort than a traditional safari lodge.
Accommodation here at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge is designed to look like typical traditional tribal dwellings with thatched roofing and thick stone walls, there is on average 4 rooms per thatched cottage.
The rooms offer basic yet comfortable furnishing, en-suite bathrooms and a veranda with views of the shimmering Lake Manyara.
Decor is on the vibrant side and showcases the Maasia's love of all things bright and colorful.
- 1 x Suite
- 15 x Triple rooms
- 21 x Double rooms
- 30 x Twin rooms
- 10 x pairs connecting room
The circular main dining room with those stunning views offers guests the choice of indoor or outdoor seating.
Breakfasts and lunches are based around a buffet. Breakfasts typically offer Full English or Continental options while lunches offer up a variety of breads, meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian options.
Dinner menu items are varied while starters and desserts are buffet style.
The main guest areas feature a reception, dining room, bar and veranda, as the lodge is perched high up on cliffs there are stunning views out over Lake Manyara from all locations. The swimming pool is a highlight as is the nearby observation point.
- Free Wi-Fi
- Use of the dedicated satellite TV room
- Gift shop
- Safari Boutique
- Conference room
- Computer room
A whole host of activities are on offer when staying at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge no matter what your preferences might be. The main activities of course being morning and afternoon game drives into the Lake Manyara National Park itself.
Below is an example list of what is on offer;
- Nature/Bird walks
- Cycling safaris
- Canoeing at lake Manyara
- Game drives
- Swahili language lessons
- Cooking lessons
- Traditional instrument lessons
- Water-color painting
Lake Manyara Serena Lodge is both family and child friendly offering everything from family accommodation options to child based activities and menus all the way through to babysitting.
The lodge is a firm favorite with families that are seeking adventure activities and a great safari experience.
The lodge does offer manicures, pedicures and deep-tissue massages in a small Spa area located in-house, all options are for your own account however.
- Beauty therapy
- Massage service
- Body stretch lessons
- Game drives + Night game drives
- Canoeing safaris
- Boating trips
- Mountain biking
- Visits to the villages of the Mbu Cultural Tourism Programme
- Morning nature and bird walks with our resident naturalist
Rates on Request
Rates form part of Tanzania Safari itinerary
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season