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Sarara Luxury Tented Camp

Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
Sarara Luxury Tented Camp
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This a safari experience out of the normal circuits, not massive tourist area. It is a luxury place but not because of the luxury items, it is because of the complete wilderness, plenty of animals and the singing wells ancestral ritual.

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Clyde Park, Montana, United States
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We spent 4 nights in the Sarara Luxury Tented Camp and we were treated like a king and queen. We booked through Abercrombie and Kent so we do not know the actual cost. But no matter what it costs it is worth it! They have a lovely main lodge where you take meals and have afternoon cocktails if you wish.... More 

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Nairobi
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

What an amazing spot. Everything so perfect and attention to detail exceptional. The food superb. If you want a good chance of seeing leopard this is for you. Our tent was very comfortable ((slept so well) and looked over the water hole. Plenty elephant and some good old bulls with tusks - so the community are doing their bit in... More 

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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275 reviews
97 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Both our tent and the main area overlooked the waterhole that had regular visits from loads of baboon, warthog and giraffe among others. There is not a vast amount of 'game' up here but a visit to 'the singing wells' ( with a knowlageable guide) to see the locals watering their livestock and a visit to the local rangers station... More 

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Londoner
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Set in a conservancy of a million acres with no other hotel facilities, Sarara means you have the scenery to yourself. The views from the camp are beautiful, and the rooms are wonderful - spacious, comfortable with a nod to the elements (outdoor showers with the monkeys for company). For me the highlight was not the wildlife (although the elephants... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Sarara is fantastically run by Mark, And Katie and their team of friendly and helpful staff. Luxury tented camp with bush bathrooms - showering with monkeys watching and buffalo chomping behind you, a real experience. The local samburu guides and villages are really worth visiting, we were not sure initially as previous experience of Masai villages was very fake and... More 

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Sherborne, Dorset, England
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Sarara is set into the Kopje face so therefore quite hilly - no one and no where could I find this info except from photos! For my problem they would drive and collect us from the back of the property. The rooms were lovely and spacious and our views were stunning looking out over a waterhole where the elephants would... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A wonderful and beautiful place with lovely lovely staff. We would change nothing about it. The view was spectacular and the food and service matched it. Kenya is as beautiful as ever in every way. We will be back.

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British Columbia, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Sarara is truly a remarkable place. From the beautifully appointed tents to dining in the open air lodge, to the vistas. At night, elephants come to the watering hole just below the free form pool, and day safaris to see African wildlife leave you in awe of the African continent. We met several Samburu warriors whose hospitality warned our hearts.... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed at Sarara Tented Camp while on a photo safari. From our tent, we watched elephant, lesser kudu, hynea, impala (to name just a few) while they drank from the water hole below the infinity swim pool. The Samburu guides are well informed professionals and took us on a walking tour to the singing wells in the area. It... More 

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