Stayed for 2 nights while on a safari, flew from Diani Beach to the Masai Mara, a strip approx 30 minutes away from the camp. The camp only has 7 tents which is great. All set side by side (but not too close) along the river.
The "tents": with a roof and a "real" bathroom but "tent walls" in the main room (so it can get noisy with the animals at night!). 2 4 poster beds, a seating area inside and outside. Dressing area leading to a nice bathroom with large walk in shower with large showerhead. Flush toilet. Really comfortable and even better than where we were staying in Diani Beach. Everything is pretty new as the camp has only been opened for approx. 18 months.
The grounds: nice clean grounds around the tents. There is a large terrace overlooking the terrace where you can sit out and have a drink while enjoying the scenery. Smaller shaded terrace on the side where they serve lunch. Nice large reception room with a small bar, a sitting area by a chimney, and a restaurant area.
Food: excellent food with 5 course meal even for breakfast.
Staff: made up of masai men who are very discreet but friendly and really efficient. At night there is always someone waiting nearby in case you need a light to go around the camp. The manager of the camp is also really friendly.
Surroundings: the camp is located within walking distance of a few masai villages incl. schools etc. We went to visit the masai village, our guide being one of the guys working at the camp but who lives in that village. Definitely worth a visit.
Overall we loved our stay at Camp Oloshaiki and would recommend it to anyone looking for an intimate, luxurious experience during their Safari.
PS: we booked the safari direct with WT Safari in Diani - good service and good negotiable prices, much better than tour operators. Recommended.
- Also Known As:
- Oloshaiki Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
- Oloshaiki Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve