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Sanctuary Olonana

14 Spacious Tents
Sanctuary Retreats

Sanctuary Olonana - the award winning tented camp situated on a private stretch of the Mara River in the Maasai Mara – located in the heart of Kenya’s big game country.

Fourteen spacious en-suite tents border the banks of the Mara River where resident hippo wallow their days away.

A wide range of game and cultural activities are available at Sanctuary Olonana.  The great wildebeest migration unfolds in the Mara from around July to October each year.

This camp earned a gold award from Ecotourism Kenya for its innovative wetlands and tree-planting projects.

Accommodation and Facilities: 

Sanctuary Olonana is a small luxury camp with 14 spacious tents.  Each tent has floor to ceiling mosquito netting, en-suite bathrooms, solar lighting and large, river view verandas.

The main dining room and veranda commands a dramatic view of the Mara River providing the perfect setting for breakfast, afternoon tea and after-dinner star gazing.

There is a swimming pool, a mini-spa and a small gift shop.  

Solar power supplies 240v electricity and there is a back-up generator.

Between activities, why not relax at the mini-spa which offers a range of treatments from facials to

body massages.  Sanctuary Olonana use Africology and French marine- based Thalgo products.



On offer are 4x4 Game Drives.  Sanctuary’s guides are very experienced and will take you to all the hidden spots.  The customised safari vehicles will ensure you view and capture the panoramic landscape views, allowing for excellent photography opportunities.

Enjoy nature walks.  Walk with Sanctuary’s naturalists and learn about plants, trees, insects and their use in the daily lives of the Maasai tribe.

As the afternoon game drive comes to an end, you’ll be driven to a specially chosen vantage point overlooking the Mara plains and enjoy a drink of your choice with sundowners.  

Bush meals can be arranged, where a private and secluded clearing is prepared for an elegant dinner in the middle of the African bush!

Other additional activities on offer - encounter a magical balloon safari!  Take off on a balloon safari ending with a champagne breakfast.  Another treat is to book a trip to Lake Victoria with the option to go fishing.

Want to stay here?

Call us today on +44 (0)1675 481700 or complete a booking enquiry.