Sarova Salt Lick Safari Lodge

Sarova Salt Lick Safari Lodge

Sarova Salt Lick Safari Lodge

Sarova salt lick safari lodge is a very architectural impressive and ranked as the most photographed safari lodge in the world, this incredibly beautiful safari lodge is located in Taita Hills Wildlife sanctuary within the rich wildlife ecosystem overlooking the untamed plains of Tsavo plains and waterhole which is usually crowded by animals. Taita Hills wildlife sanctuary is a protected area protecting a wide range of wildlife species such as lion, buffalo, giraffe and many bird species such as Kori bustards, superb starling, Taita Apalis and many more. In location, Sarova salt lick safari lodge is situated in a distance of about 1 hour and 10 minutes’ drive, about 1 hour’s drive from the main entrance of Tsavo East national park and 1 hours’ drive from Ngutuni wildlife conservancy. 

The lodge is a luxury accommodation and one of the top notch lodges offering accommodation to tourists on a Kenya safari in Tsavo national parks (Tsavo East national park and Tsavo west national park), Taita Hills wildlife sanctuary and Ngutuni wildlife sanctuary. The lodge is a charming lodge comprises of architecturally impressive structures built in circular form in pairs on silts and connected by suspended walkways. 

Accommodation at Sarova salt lick safari lodge

The lodge comprises of 96 en-suite rooms used to offer accommodation to visitors of the lodge, these rooms are situated in circular structures built on stilts across two levels. These rooms were appointed overlooking a series of waterholes which a crowded by animals which come to drink water and they are viewed from the comfort of the rooms. The waterhole is floodlit at night for views of nocturnal animal activity, each of these rooms is decorated with charming interior décor pieces and consists of spacious beds, thick white towels, and fine linen and en-suite bathrooms. These rooms also consists of mosquito nets on the beds, a ceiling fan, shaver outlets, and electric current of 220 volts. 

Rooms at Sarova salt lick safari lodge are of 34 square meter size and occupancy up to two people and are offered as double room and Standard Twin room.

Double room 

Double room at The lodge consists of 1 double bed for an occupancy of 2 people 

Standard Twin Room  

Standard Twin room at The lodge consists of 2 single beds for an occupancy of 2 people. 

Room amenities 

  • Coffee and tea maker 
  • Complimentary cookie jar in each room 
  • Lit wardrobes
  • Reading table 
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer available on request at the reception 
  • Bathroom lights, morrow and shower head 
  • Digital safe deposit 
  • Bedside light switch/reading lights 

Facilities at Sarova salt lick safari lodge 


The lodge has elegant dining venues offering an amazing culinary experience, dining options include Bura restaurant, Vura Bar Lounge and Outdoor dining experience. Bura restaurant is the main restaurant of  The lodge with capacity to accommodate over 150 people, this restaurant overlooks the watering hole and serves buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner with live cooking counters preparing specialty dishes. Cuisines offered at Bura restaurant include Pan-African, Pan-European and Pan-Asian cuisines, guests at Sarova salt lick safari lodge are treated to fresh vegetables and fruits picked from the lodge’s vegetable farm. 

Conference venue

Sarova salt lick safari lodge has a conference venue accommodating conferences and meetings, this venue consists of conference facilities such as chairs, boards, projectors to facilitate the conference. 

Terraced bar and lounge

The safari lodge has a terraced bar and lounge overlooking the main watering hole, this site is perfect for an evening sit down for drinks and enjoying views of the wildlife activity at the watering holes. The bar serves international and local brands of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. 

Gift shop 

The safari lodge’s gift shop sells beautiful and unique handmade artifacts such as African fabrics, Maasai ornaments such as necklaces and many more. 

Swimming pool 

If your need a swim, Sarova salt lick safari lodge has a spacious swimming pool free to all visitors of the lodge. 

Viewing deck

The safari lodge has several viewing decks from which tourists get to enjoy sights of game activity.

Spa treatments

The safari lodge offers rejuvenating body treatments ranging from massage, pendicure, beauty facials and many more tailored to fit the desires of the lodge’s visitor. 

Activities offered at Sarova salt lick safari lodge

  • Day and Night safari drives
  • Excursions
  • Nature walks
Sarova Salt Lick Safari Lodge
Sarova Salt Lick Lodge

Honeymoon and romantic getaway package

The safari lodge an excellent honeymoon and romantic getaway package to newly wedded couples, this package is tailor-made to offer romantic, unique and unforgettable experience to honeymooners. Honeymoon and romantic getaway package includes 

  • Private dinning (candle light setting)
  • His or her massage 
  • Flowers and fruit bouquet and a bottle of champagne or wine upon arrival 
  •  Afternoon champagne with canapés 
  • Fresh flowers and a decadent breakfast in bed on the first morning
  • A bottle sparkling wine in the room upon arrival 
  • Late check-out depending on the availability
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