Tsavo’s Top 7 Luxury Safari

Tsavo’s Top 7 Luxury Safari : Tsavo region is one of the most remarkable regions to visit in Kenya for an intimate true African safari, the region comprises of the largest protected area in Kenya – The Tsavo national park comprising of Tsavo East national park and Tsavo West national park. The Tsavo region is where Tsavo and Athi river meets and the historical Mombasa – Kampala railroad stretches to connect the ocean with the depths of East Africa.

Tsavo region is one of the marvellous parts of Kenya to wildlife watching, the region host the big Five (lions, leopards, cape buffaloes, rhinos and elephants), in this region Mount Kilimanjaro towers over the savannah plains from a distance.

The Tsavo region is a perfect destination for a luxury Kenya safari/ vacation and below are the 7 most original luxury lodges in the region to stay at for an unforgettable Africa holiday.


Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge is a tranquil safari lodge and one of the oldest safari lodges in Tsavo West national park , the safari lodge is framed by Mount Kilimanjaro and the rolling, volcanic landscapes of the deep green Chyulu Hills. Right by the lodge, you will find a large water hole which is frequented by wild animals at dawn and in twilight thus Tsavo’s Top 7 Luxury Safari.

The name Kilaguni is a local Maasai name meaning “a place of young rhino” and from the lodge itself you will be able to see a few of them in the surrounding savannah.

Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge has 56 guest rooms including 5 suites located throughout the classic volcanic stone lodge either in a two storey block overlooking the waterhole, a series of charming cottages or in a lodging of luxury suites. The rooms provide magnificent views of the water hole or chyulu Hills, these rooms are beautifully appointed with natural stone walls and locally inspired furnishings, fabrics and art work.

  • Central dining room and rock-built bar overlooking the water hole
  • Dedicated bush dining area, breakfast on Lion Rock, sundowners on Roaring Rocks
  • Garden swimming pool and sundeck
  • Gift shop and business centre
  • 3 game drives daily with dedicated wilderness guides, guided nature walks or bird-watching walks
  • African theme nights
  • Visit to Akamba communities, opportunities to buy Akamba handicrafts
  • Akamba dance performances and resident guitarist.
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour on-call medical services
  • Dedicated stand-alone Conference Centre
  • Baby-sitting, family rooms, children’s dining/menus
  • Massages, facials, pedicures, manicures
  • Board games and library of Africana books
  • Complete wedding planning service and honeymoon suite
Tsavo's Top 7 Luxury Safari
Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge


Grogan’s Castle is a magnificent luxury accommodation in Taveta situated in Jipe Road, the castle built in 1930 is one of the oldest historical hotels in Kenya overlooking Mount Kilimanjaro and Lake Jipe. The Castle is located only 70 kilometres from Kilaguni airstrip, the castle offers luxurious accommodation in spacious family rooms perfect for a family vacation or a group of friends. The only one room type-suite in the castle has facilities like a mini bar, safety deposit box, air conditioning, hairdryer, refrigerator, free toiletries and microwave. The rooms are soundproof and a lot of these rooms have pool view, mountain view and landmark view.


  • Restaurant
  • room service
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • safety deposit box
  • luggage storage
  • common areas such as Garden, Terrace, Games room, Sun terrace and shared lounge


Man Eaters Camp is a luxury tented lodge located just off the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway, in the middle of the park on the banks of Tsavo River, the lodge gets its name from the Bonnie and Clyde of the lion world, two man eating lions which terrorised the works of Mombasa – Kampala railway in the end of the 19th century.

Man Eaters Camp contains 31 beautiful and luxurious tents built in traditional Africa style with Grass thatched roofs and modern comfort, these luxury tents are overlooking the Tsavo River. Each of these tent is well decorated, furnished and have en-suite bathroom facilities like flushing toilets, hot and cold showers/bathtubs, mosquito nets and hair driers. The tents also have private wooden balconies, terraces and sitting area thus Tsavo’s Top 7 Luxury Safari.

Room types at Man Eaters Camp are of different categories that are single, double, twin, triple and family rooms.

Facilities at Man Eaters Camp

  • restaurant in the main building
  • bar and lounge
  • swimming pool
  • free parking
  • business center
  • spa
  • craft shop
  • Fitness center


Galdessa Camp is one of the remotest accommodation establishments situated in the corners of Tsavo East National park which makes it a perfect accommodation for travellers looking for complete privacy, the camp is fringed with doum palms and overlooks the Yatta Plateau. Galdessa accommodation offers luxurious yet wild magical experience for travellers seeking to immerse themselves in a hidden and untouched corner of Tsavo East national park.

Galdessa camp offers  luxury tented accommodation on elevated wooden decks under attractive thatched shade, the camp accommodates 10 people across five tents. The camp has self catering services, fully staffed with trained chef.

Tsavo's Top 7 Luxury Safari
Galdessa Lodge


Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is an elegant lodge and one of Kenya’s flagship lodges famed for being among the World’s most photographed lodges, the luxurious and charming safari lodge is located in the heart of the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary overlooking a waterhole and the vast plains of Tsavo.  The most fantastic feature of the Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is the stilt construction, all the bungalows are elevated n stilts high above the ground providing guests with a 360-degree view over the vast plains of Tsavo.

Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge has spacious, well-appointed double rooms, all of these rooms are en-suite and give you a chance to enjoy breathtaking views of wildlife from the comfort of your room. All bedrooms have mosquito netting   and a ceiling fan, each room is equipped with electric current (220 volts, 50 cycles AC, Shaver outlets 110/220 volts, 50 cycles AC).

Room Features

  • Coffee & Tea maker/complementary cookie jar in each room
  • Lit wardrobes, Reading table , Fan ,Do not disturb sign
  • Hair dryer available on request at the reception
  • Luxuriously furnished and equipped rooms
  • Bathroom lights, morrow and shower head
  • Rooms are overlooking the water hole
  • Rooms have single and double beds
  • Bedside light switch/Reading lights
  • Rooms have digital safe deposit

Facilities at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge

  • Bura restaurant
  • Afya Bora Spa


Kilalinda lodge is a beautiful luxury lodge located on the banks of the Tsavo – Athi River at the edge of Tsavo East National park, the lodge looks out onto the Yatta Plateau and on a clear day you get scenic views of Mountain Kilimanjaro the tallest mountain in Africa in the south.

Kilalinda Lodge is surrounded by a beautiful and well-tendered garden contrasting with the arid countryside of Tsavo, this lodge takes pride in providing first class cuisine prepared using fresh vegetables grown on a farm nearby.

Kilalinda Lodge offers luxurious accommodation in 6 cottages, each of these cottages has its own individual character and its own bathrooms tiled with locally hand-made tiles, shingle roofs, private veranda. These cottages are built to maximise the cool breeze that blows up and down the river during the different seasons experienced in the area.  The cottages are located along the Tsavo River giving each room its own view and sandy beach, one of the cottages is much larger with its own Jacuzzi/plunge pool.

Lodge facilities at Kilalinda

  • Dining room with a large table
  • Lounge cum bar area overlooking the bar and the pool
  • Swimming pool


Ashnil Aruba Luxury Lodge lies in the heart of Tsavo East National park in Kenya and is located on the Aruba Dam built in 1950s purposely for fishing purposes, the lodge is situated about 5 hours of drive from Nairobi the capital of the magical Kenya. Ashnil Aruba Luxury Lodge offers luxurious stay during your Kenya safari visit in Tsavo East national park, the lodge is surrounded by several watering holes which attract wildlife making spotting of animals in the flat savannah grasslands of the park easier thus Tsavo’s Top 7 Luxury Safari.

Ashnil Aruba Luxury Lodge features 46 rooms and 6 tents, guest rooms are offered as castle, banda, tented camps or comfortable cottage. Room types at Ashnil Aruba Luxury Lodge include Deluxe Twin, Deluxe Double and Deluxe Triple.

Lodge facilities at Ashnil Aruba Luxury Lodge

  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Swimming pool
  • Lounge Bar
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