Kenya·February 13 2024 - February 11 2025

Swahili Luxury in Maasai Mara

Your Perfect Retreat for Culture and Adventure

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Overview

Nestled in the heart of Maasai Mara within the Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Mahali Mzuri is Sir Richard Branson's exquisite safari camp. Translating to 'beautiful place' in Swahili, it offers a front-row seat to the annual Great Migration. Spanning 13,500 hectares, the camp provides endless game viewing opportunities. Indulge in luxurious accommodations, designed for both comfort and immersion in the wild. Mahali Mzuri invites you to relax and witness the wonders of Maasai Mara's wildlife unfold in a pristine and enchanting setting. Perfect for group gatherings, it caters to both Culture and Adventure types of retreats, ensuring an unforgettable experience for every kind of explorer. This property accommodates up to 24 guests, providing an intimate and exclusive setting for your safari retreat.

Highlights

Visits to the Local Markets

Visits to the Local Markets

Explore the Masai Mara region in Narok, where the local market reflects the unique blend of Maasai and other ethnic cultures. Here, you'll find traditional Maasai beadwork, colorful fabrics, and a fascinating array of locally crafted items. Engage with the welcoming locals and gain insights into the cultural tapestry of this region.

Olare Motorogi Conservancy

Olare Motorogi Conservancy

Unlike the crowded national parks, Olare Motorogi offers an exclusive safari experience with limited vehicle access. This ensures a more intimate and private encounter with wildlife, allowing guests to witness the natural behaviors of animals without disturbance. Experienced guides lead game drives, providing in-depth knowledge about the flora and fauna, and tailoring each safari to the unique interests of the visitors.

Starry Nights in Maasai Mara

Starry Nights in Maasai Mara

Under the Kenyan night sky, Maasai Mara unveils a celestial spectacle that transcends the ordinary. Join us for an enchanting stargazing experience, where the vast expanses of the Mara serve as your open-air observatory. Far from city lights, the cosmos unveils its brilliance, revealing a tapestry of stars, planets, and constellations. Our expert guides will unravel the secrets of the night sky, sharing timeless stories and celestial wisdom. Whether you're an astronomy enthusiast or seeking a moment of celestial wonder, the Maasai Mara's starlit nights promise a magical journey beyond the horizon, where the universe itself becomes the ultimate masterpiece.

Savor the Wild: Exquisite Picnic Experience

Savor the Wild: Exquisite Picnic Experience

Indulge in an unforgettable picnic amidst the untamed beauty of Maasai Mara, Kenya. Immerse yourself in nature's embrace as you relish a curated culinary experience in the heart of the wilderness. Our expert guides will lead you to secluded spots, where you can dine surrounded by the sights and sounds of the Mara. Delight in delectable flavors and panoramic views, creating a unique and intimate connection with the extraordinary landscapes. Whether it's a romantic escapade or a family outing, our wild picnics promise a blend of gastronomic delight and the untamed spirit of Maasai Mara.

What's Included

What's Included

All Meals

Property: Office Workspace

Property: Outdoor Dining Area

Property: Alcohol Included

Property: Staffed Property

Property: Terrace or Deck

Property: Outdoor Furniture

Property: Outdoor Campfire Area

Property: Outdoor Pool

Twice daily game drives on 13,500 hectares

Unlimited access to the exclusive Olare Motorogi Conservancy

Visits to the local markets

Complimentary WiFi

Laundry Service

Property: Separate Bar Area

All Add Ons

Charter Jet

Commercial Flights

Optional: Staff gratuities

Optional: Departure Day Lunch

Optional: Medical Insurance - AMREF

Optional: Spa Treatments

Optional: Private Vehicles at $600 per vehicle per day

Airport Ground Transportation

Accommodation

Culture Retreat (4 Days - 3 Nights)

Culture Retreat (4 Days - 3 Nights)

A cultural odyssey with our Maasai Cultural Retreat – a journey that transcends the ordinary and beckons you to immerse yourself in the heart of Maasai traditions. Over four enriching days, you'll be embraced by the warmth of a Maasai village, where time-honored customs come to life, creating authentic connections that last a lifetime. This four-day cultural retreat is a vibrant celebration of diversity, cultivating a genuine appreciation for the traditions that render the Maasai people truly unique. Join us in this immersive experience, where cultural exchange serves as a bridge between worlds, and every moment unfolds as a meaningful step into the heart of Maasai heritage.

FROM$2,825.00/pp

Adventure Retreat (5 Days - 4 Nights)

Adventure Retreat (5 Days - 4 Nights)

An exhilarating journey with our Maasai Mara Adventure Retreat, an adrenaline-pumping escapade that propels you into the heart of untamed wilderness. Over the span of five action-packed days, you'll traverse the iconic Maasai Mara National Reserve, encountering majestic wildlife, navigating vast landscapes, and engaging in adrenaline-fueled activities that ensure an unforgettable adventure. This five-day adventure retreat is expertly crafted for thrill-seekers and nature enthusiasts alike, offering an immersive expedition into the heart of the Maasai Mara's unspoiled beauty. Join us for an escapade where every moment is a surge of adrenaline, and the wilderness calls with its awe-inspiring wonders.

FROM$3,766.66/pp

Effortless Tranquility and Adventure Awaits with Seamless Travel and Luxurious Accommodations

Elevate Your Safari Experience

Located 240km west of Nairobi, Mahali Mzuri offers effortless access from the city's Wilson Airport, a hub for domestic flights. Transfers between international and domestic airports are expertly arranged. Flights from Wilson Airport take about 1 hour, landing at the nearby Olare Orok airstrip, a quick 25-minute drive from the camp. For an adventurous twist, indulge in a private helicopter transfer landing right at our doorstep. Accommodating up to 24 guests, with 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms, your journey to Mahali Mzuri is a seamless blend of comfort and excitement, setting the stage for unforgettable experiences in the heart of the Maasai Mara. 

Effortless Tranquility and Adventure Awaits with Seamless Travel and Luxurious Accommodations

Trip Tips

Pack Light, Dress Right

Pack Light, Dress Right

Casual and comfortable clothing is key, with neutral colors for game drives. Don't forget a hat, sunglasses, and sturdy walking shoes for nature walks.

Binoculars and Camera Essentials

Binoculars and Camera Essentials

A good pair of binoculars enhances wildlife viewing. Bring a camera with a zoom lens to capture the breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife.

Power Up and Stay Connected

Power Up and Stay Connected

Mahali Mzuri provides charging facilities, but bring a universal adapter for electronics. Limited Wi-Fi ensures you stay connected without distracting from the natural experience.

Cultural Sensitivity

Cultural Sensitivity

Respect local customs and traditions, especially when interacting with the Maasai community. Ask for permission before taking photos of locals.

Hydrate and Stay Energized

Hydrate and Stay Energized

Carry a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated during activities. Enjoy the delicious local cuisine to fuel your adventures.

Sun Protection Essentials

Sun Protection Essentials

Bring sunscreen with high SPF and insect repellent for outdoor activities. A lightweight, long-sleeved shirt and pants provide additional sun protection.

Flexible Itinerary

Flexible Itinerary

Embrace spontaneity; wildlife sightings are unpredictable. Take advantage of downtime to relax and absorb the natural beauty.

Safety First

Safety First

Follow the guidance of experienced guides during game drives and nature walks. Be cautious around wildlife and maintain a safe distance.

Enjoy the Camp Amenities

Enjoy the Camp Amenities

Make use of the Main Tent's cozy lounge, library, and outdoor heated infinity pool. Participate in any cultural or adventure activities organized by the camp.

Responsible Tourism

Responsible Tourism

Minimize your environmental impact by following camp guidelines on waste disposal. Support local artisans when purchasing souvenirs.

Add Ons

IV Hydration

IV Hydration

Inquire for pricing. Our IV Hydration Services are tailored to meet your individual needs, ensuring a personalized infusion of essential vitamins, minerals, and hydration. Whether you seek a boost of energy, recovery from physical activity, or relief from dehydration, our certified healthcare professionals craft a customized solution to align with your wellness goals....
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Safaris, Authentic Experiences in Homes and Wilderness

Safaris, Authentic Experiences in Homes and Wilderness

Inquire for pricing. Authentic experiences in local homes and the wilderness. Whether you seek an exceptional safari adventure, luxury, cultural immersion, or a memorable photography trip, the journey begins here. We're ready to guide you on safaris lasting 2 to 7 days, exploring the beautiful Masai and its surroundings. At Local Safaris, we're driven by more than just profit. The income generated makes a significant impact, with all earnings staying within the community. Contributions go towards school-building projects, supporting the education of local children. Recognize the vital importance of nature and strive to conserve and preserve the natural heritage. The tour services are fueled by passion and understanding, aiming to empower guests to make a positive impact while actively shaping and sharing the future....
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Bird-Watching Delight

Bird-Watching Delight

Inquire for pricing. Captivating avian adventure in the heart of Maasai Mara, Kenya, where the skies come alive with a vibrant tapestry of winged wonders. Renowned for its diverse birdlife, this iconic savannah offers an unparalleled bird-watching experience. Traverse the sweeping landscapes with seasoned guides, discovering the colorful plumage and distinctive calls of both migratory and resident bird species. From majestic raptors to elegant waterfowl, each moment becomes a celebration of nature's aerial symphony. Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Maasai Mara's feathered inhabitants, where every flutter and melody adds a unique note to this extraordinary safari experience....
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Excursions/Activities

Excursions/Activities

Inquire for pricing. Embark on guided excursions that delve into the heart of local culture. Explore historical landmarks, visit traditional markets, and engage with local communities to gain profound insights into the customs and traditions of the region. Whether it's a visit to ancient sites, participation in cultural ceremonies, or interaction with local artisans, each excursion offers an opportunity to connect with the authentic spirit of the destination....
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Charter a private Jet

Charter a private Jet

Inquire for pricing. Experience a seamless and luxurious travel tailored to your needs. Enjoy personalized itineraries, flexible departure times, gourmet catering, and dedicated flight attendants, ensuring a stress-free and comfortable journey for you and all your guests....
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Intimate Photo Safaris Tailored for You

Intimate Photo Safaris Tailored for You

Inquire for pricing. Photo safaris are crafted for small groups, accommodating up to 6 participants per safari. Alternatively, opt for an exclusive and private experience upon request, limited to a maximum of two vehicles per safari. We prioritize ample space for each participant, allowing comfortable photography on both sides of the vehicle and accommodating your equipment. Our safaris cater to individuals at all levels of photographic expertise, from beginners to advanced amateurs and professionals alike. We are confident that not only the participating photographers but also their partners will relish the experience, immersing themselves in the emotions of wildlife encounters amid the profound silence of undisturbed natural landscapes....
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Hot Air Ballooning

Hot Air Ballooning

Inquire for pricing. Elevate your Maasai Mara adventure with a breathtaking hot air balloon experience. As dawn breaks over the savannah, embark on an enchanting journey suspended in the sky. Drift gracefully above the iconic landscapes, witnessing the awakening of wildlife below. From towering giraffes to majestic herds, every moment unfolds as a spectacle. Our expert guides ensure a safe and magical ride, providing panoramic views of the Mara River and its untamed beauty. This aerial escapade promises an unforgettable sunrise, creating memories that elevate your connection with the heart of Maasai Mara....
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Conservation Experience

Conservation Experience

Inquire for pricing. Join a Conservation Expedition in Maasai Mara, Kenya, and become a steward of nature's wonders. Immerse yourself in hands-on efforts to preserve the region's biodiversity, working alongside dedicated conservationists. Contribute to vital wildlife protection initiatives, from tracking and monitoring to habitat restoration. Experience the thrill of encountering majestic creatures in their natural habitat while actively participating in their conservation. This transformative journey allows you to leave a lasting impact on Maasai Mara's ecological balance, fostering a sense of responsibility and connection to the wild. Engage in meaningful conservation work and forge a deeper understanding of the delicate harmony between humanity and the untamed beauty of the Mara....
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Dive into the Thrill of Deep Fishing

Dive into the Thrill of Deep Fishing

Inquire for pricing. An adrenaline-fueled deep fishing adventure in the heart of Maasai Mara's pristine waters. Teeming with diverse freshwater treasures, the Mara's lakes and rivers offer an unparalleled angling experience. Join experienced local guides as they navigate to the best fishing spots, revealing the secrets of the aquatic world. Whether you're an avid angler or a first-timer, the excitement of the catch meets the untamed beauty of the African wilderness. Immerse yourself in the thrill of deep fishing, where each cast is a connection to the vibrant aquatic life that thrives beneath the surface of Maasai Mara's captivating waters....
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Fishing Adventures in the Wild

Fishing Adventures in the Wild

Inquire for pricing. Dive into the serenity of Maasai Mara's untamed waters for an unforgettable fishing expedition. A hidden gem for angling enthusiasts, the Mara's pristine rivers and lakes teem with an array of freshwater treasures. Cast your line surrounded by the breathtaking landscapes, where the thrill of the catch meets the beauty of the wild. Experienced local guides will lead you to the best fishing spots, sharing insights into the diverse aquatic life that calls these waters home. Whether you're a novice or seasoned angler, the Maasai Mara promises a tranquil yet exhilarating fishing experience, blending the thrill of the catch with the unmatched allure of the African wilderness....
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Journey into Timeless Traditions

Journey into Timeless Traditions

Inquire for pricing. A cultural odyssey in the heart of Maasai Mara, Kenya, where ancient traditions come alive against the backdrop of breathtaking landscapes. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the Maasai people, renowned for their vibrant ceremonies, distinctive attire, and rhythmic dances. Engage with local communities, gaining insights into age-old customs and daily life. Explore traditional Maasai villages, adorned with vibrant beadwork and surrounded by the untamed beauty of the savannah. This cultural sojourn offers a profound connection to the roots of Maasai Mara, where every encounter becomes a doorway to a timeless and authentic African experience....
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Spa Treatments

Spa Treatments

Inquire for pricing. Immerse yourself in the skilled hands of a professional spa therapists, ensuring that each treatment is expertly executed to provide a transformative and personalized experience. Trained in various holistic techniques, our therapists are dedicated to enhancing your well-being and promoting a profound sense of relaxation....
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Hang Gliding or Paragliding

Hang Gliding or Paragliding

Inquire for pricing. An exhilarating aerial adventure over the iconic landscapes of Maasai Mara. Feel the rush as you hang glide or paraglide, offering a bird's-eye view of the vast savannah below. Glide gracefully over the Mara River, witnessing wildlife in their natural habitat and capturing breathtaking panoramas. Our experienced guides ensure a safe and thrilling experience, allowing you to embrace the freedom of flight while immersed in the untamed beauty of Kenya's wilderness. Elevate your safari adventure with this unique perspective, creating memories that soar above the ordinary in the heart of Maasai Mara....
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Transportation

Transportation

Inquire for pricing. Facilitate additional transportation options for your guests throughout the week, ensuring convenient and seamless travel experiences during their stay. Whether it's arranging private car services, coordinating rental vehicles, or providing access to local transportation networks, offering diverse transportation solutions can enhance the overall convenience and comfort of your guests' visit....
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You'll Be Staying Here

 Luxury Tents, Scenic Views, and Unmatched Comfort

Luxury Tents, Scenic Views, and Unmatched Comfort

Indulge in the unparalleled comfort of our 12 luxurious tents, each designed to be your home away from home. With en suite bathrooms, private decks, and breathtaking views, your tent becomes a window to some of the world's most spectacular scenery. Forget traditional camping; our stylish tented suites redefine luxury.


Strategically arranged on either side of the Main Tent, accessible by walkways, these super-stylish tents offer an experience like no other. Ten suites provide the flexibility of king or twin beds, while two boast four-poster king-size beds, perfect for families with additional sofa beds in the living room. Hosting a maximum of 24 guests, our camp ensures an intimate and exclusive experience.


While the allure of a game drive is undeniable, our shared spaces beckon you to unwind and soak up the surroundings. The Main Tent features a cozy lounge with a fireplace, a well-stocked library, iPads, iPod docking stations, and a TV/DVD. Step outside to discover a 12-meter outdoor heated infinity pool, inviting you to a leisurely swim or a refreshing dip. Immerse yourself in luxury and nature at our Maasai Mara retreat.

FAQs

This package is tailored for individuals planning to organize their own retreat. It offers flexibility in selecting the duration and types of retreats best suited for the property and destination. 

Six to twelve months in advance, if possible. A minimum of 4 months required.  We suggest getting started as soon as you have a destination or event in mind — we can help sort out the details. Event tickets, the best hotels, and reservations at popular restaurants always sell out or book up quickly when a high-profile event is in town. 

Our dedicated concierge team is committed to assisting you in crafting the optimal experience for both you and your guests/attendees. Whether it's selecting the right duration or recommending suitable types of retreats, our goal is to ensure your retreat is seamless and memorable. Additionally, we are here to cater to your high-end travel needs and expertly manage the logistics of this property on your behalf. Your satisfaction and convenience are our top priorities throughout the planning and execution of your retreat. 

Costs are based on a per-person rate corresponding to the chosen duration. This allows for a transparent and straightforward pricing structure tailored to your specific needs. 

The most convenient way is by a one-hour flight from Nairobi's Wilson Airport to the Olare Orok airstrip, followed by a 25-minute drive to the camp. Private helicopter transfers are also available for a more adventurous arrival. 

Mahali Mzuri offers 12 luxurious tents, each with en suite bathrooms, private decks, and scenic views. There are options for both king or twin beds, and two suites with four-poster king-size beds designed to accommodate children. 

The camp can cater to a maximum of 24 guests, ensuring an intimate and exclusive experience. 

Yes, daily game drives are included, providing opportunities to witness the incredible wildlife of Maasai Mara, including the annual Great Migration. 

Yes, the camp can cater to various dietary needs. It is advisable to communicate any specific requirements in advance. 

While there is limited Wi-Fi available, the camp encourages guests to disconnect and immerse themselves in the natural surroundings. 

The Main Tent features a cozy lounge area with a fireplace, a library, iPads, iPod docking stations, and a TV/DVD. Additionally, there is a 12-meter outdoor heated infinity pool for guests to enjoy. 

While "Add Ons" and "Highlights" are available to enhance your retreat experience, they are considered additional services and come with extra fees. Please refer to the specific details provided for each add-on. 

The package includes all items and services listed in the "what's included" section. It is recommended to review this section thoroughly to gain a comprehensive understanding of what is covered in the pricing. 

Yes;

  • During migration our high season rates also include one complimentary day pass per adult to the Maasai Mara National Reserve when you book for at least 3 nights.

  • Events on request.

Absolutely! Our concierge team is ready to work with you to customize your retreat to meet your specific preferences and requirements. Feel free to discuss any additional requests or modifications you may have in mind. 

Experienced guides lead all activities, ensuring the safety of guests during game drives, nature walks, and any other adventures. 

After reviewing the package details and when you're ready to proceed, kindly select "Book Now." Our dedicated concierge team will promptly reach out to you to discuss your preferences, finalize the details, and confirm your booking. Rest assured, we are committed to making the process smooth and enjoyable for you, ensuring a seamless transition from planning to the execution of your retreat. 

Guests are encouraged to follow camp guidelines on waste disposal, support local artisans when purchasing souvenirs, and respect the natural environment. 

Opulent Lifestyle reserves the right to substitute similar services, accommodations, or amenities in the rare event that they become unavailable. This may occur due to circumstances beyond our control or if there was an error in the price, service, or amenity shown or quoted. Rest assured, we will make every effort to provide alternatives of comparable quality to ensure your experience remains exceptional. If you have any concerns or specific inquiries about substitutions, our dedicated team is here to assist you. 

In a post pandemic world, travel has changed. We highly recommend travel insurance. After your initial deposit has been created we will provide you with recommendations on coverage options.


Cancellation costs vary, depending on the property owner, so will always recommend a policy that includes the ability to cancel for any reason.  Note in most cases rentals may be considered non-refundable. 

Swahili Luxury in Maasai Mara

Kenya· February 13 2024 - February 11 2025· 364 nights

FROM$2825/pp