Angama Mara

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Resting on the crest above the Great Rift Valley in Kenya’s Maasai Mara, Angama Mara is a wonderfully placed safari lodge that encourages you to plunge yourself in the stunning wilderness.

Why you'll love it here

  • Be in awe of the views that stretch as far as the eyes can see across the Maasai Mara plains
  • Stay in the exclusive Triangle and be in the heart of the action in under 20 minutes
  • Attend hands-on private photographic tutorials and editing session in the Studio
  • Connect with the romance of the setting, where the loveliest scenes for the movie 'Out of Africa' were filmed
  • Enjoy an intimate picnic on the crest of the 'Out of Africa' kopje

Louise

Travel Specialist

I'm here to tailor-make your perfect Kenya holiday. Give me a call and I'll use my expertise to create your personalised experience.

Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Angama Mara is a high-level safari lodge in Kenya that leaves nothing to chance, ensuring you're treated to the most astonishing views, luxurious facilities and flexible activities, all within this ever-captivating corner of the Maasai Mara.

The lodge is made up of two separate camps, North and South Camp, each made up of 15 spacious Tented Suites, promising 180-degree views of the Great Rift Valley. They're all equipped and styled the same, with huge floor-to-ceiling windows to capture the view and sumptuous features that make you feel truly spoilt during your stay here. The camps share a main communal area, which includes a tempting swimming pool and Maasai boutique, plus access to the many immersive activities that you can enjoy throughout the day.

Embark on a game drive or walking safari, getting up close to the amazing wildlife that inhabits the reserve, or get to know the Maasai culture by exploring nearby villages and observing traditional ceremonies. Of course, one of the ultimate Maasai Mara experiences is a hot air balloon safari, though in fact watching the balloons adorn the sky at sunrise, from the comfort of your exclusive suite, is a memorable experience in itself!

Angama Mara keeps you fuelled up between all these wonderful activities with garden fresh fare straight from their Shamba, a one-acre vegetable patch that's lovingly maintained by the team. You can actually handpick the produce you want in your meal, and the chefs will whip up something delicious for you to eat in the garden itself, on the terrace, in the bush or on your private sundeck. With two breakfasts, lunch, afternoon tea, evening canapes and dinner all provided by the lodge, on top of everything else you really won’t go hungry here either!

Tented Suite

Tented Suite

At Angama Mara, all of the Tented Suites are created equally to ensure that the same first-class luxuries can be relished by every single guest. This includes spellbinding panoramas of the Maasai Mara, which can be admired from your private sundeck – complete with dining table and chairs – or from indoors, looking out through the floor-to-ceiling windows that stretch for 11 metres across the guestroom.
Angama Mara Dining

Angama Mara Dining

At Angama Mara, there's no specific restaurant or bar – you can choose to dine under the shade of the trees, in your guestroom, within the Shamba (vegetable garden) or in the shared areas, and there’s something delicious to be savoured at any time of day. Start early with a hot coffee and fresh orange juice in-room, then relish a breakfast spread of pastries, fruit and omelettes.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The Maasai Mara is well-known for its incredible hot-air balloon safaris, and not only can you enjoy the ride yourself, looking down at the resident wildlife below, but you can also marvel at the spectacle of balloons floating through the sky at sunrise as you relax at the lodge. Then there are game drives to see lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalos, or immersive walking safaris accompanied by Maasai naturalists, who will introduce you to the special corners of this 2,000-hectare reserve. Next, prepare for an unforgettable picnic lunch atop the kopje crest made famous by 'Out of Africa' (the well-known scene is depicted on the film poster), or enjoy cultural experiences such as visiting a Maasai homestead, watching a traditional dance performance, or browsing items on display in the craft shop

Kenya travel information

  • Time zone: +3 GMT
  • Flight time: 8 hours
  • Recommended airlines: British Airways, Kenya Airlines
  • Currency: Kenyan Shilling
  • Tipping guideline: 10-15%
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of dengue. There is a risk of Zika virus. There is a high risk of malaria in Kenya as a whole, but there is a very low risk of malaria in the city of Nairobi and in the highlands above 2,500m. There is a risk of yellow fever transmission in parts of Kenya and there is a certificate requirement. Yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 5.6203e+007
  • National languages: English, Swahili
  • Electricity and plugs: Type G, 240V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You need an ETA for Kenya if you have a British passport - apply online

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Call our Travel Specialists for a chat with our Kenya experts. They'll share their first-hand insights so you can find your perfect holiday.

Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

Louise

Travel Specialist

Not sure where to stay in Maasai Mara? I'm here to help. Give me a call and I'll share my first-hand insights to find your perfect spot.

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