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Ol Donyo Lodge Kenya
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Nestled in the heart of Kenya's breathtaking Chyulu Hills, Ol Donyo Lodge Kenya offers a truly remarkable experience for discerning travellers seeking a perfect blend of adventure, luxury, and wildlife encounters. This exclusive safari lodge is situated within the expansive 275,000-acre Mbirikani Group Ranch, providing guests with a pristine and untouched natural setting. Located approximately 275 kilometres southeast of Nairobi, Ol Donyo Lodge is easily accessible by air and offers awe-inspiring views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, across the border in Tanzania.

Ol Donyo Lodge is the epitome of elegance and harmony with nature. Designed to seamlessly blend into its surroundings, the lodge embraces the concept of eco-luxury. The camp's architecture is inspired by traditional African aesthetics, featuring thatched roofs, natural materials, and open spaces that invite the beauty of the Chyulu Hills inside. The lodge's design philosophy pays homage to the rich Maasai heritage while incorporating contemporary comforts and amenities.

At Ol Donyo Lodge, the warm and attentive hospitality of the staff will make you feel right at home. The lodge's dedicated team goes above and beyond to ensure that every guest's needs and desires are met. From the moment you arrive, you'll be greeted with a genuine smile and a refreshing welcome drink. One of Kenya's only three Relais & Châteaux properties, Ol Donyo Lodge, together with sister properties Mara Plains Camp and Mara Nyika Camp, offers distinction in fine dining and wine (in this case, from their hand-picked wine selection and a private cellar) and service excellence. 

Ol Donyo Lodge Kenya Accommodation:

Deluxe Pool Suites: The Deluxe Pool Suites at Ol Donyo Lodge redefine luxury in the midst of nature's splendour. These spacious and stylish suites are designed to offer an exclusive retreat for couples or solo travellers seeking the utmost privacy and indulgence. The suites feature a separate living area, a bedroom with a king-sized bed, and a lavish en-suite bathroom with modern amenities.

One of the highlights of the Deluxe Pool Suites is the private plunge pools, where you can relax and soak up the sun while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. The outdoor deck area is perfect for unwinding with a refreshing drink or indulging in a romantic candlelit dinner. Impeccable attention to detail and elegant furnishings create an ambience of refined luxury, ensuring a truly unforgettable stay.

Two Bedroomed Sambu Family Suite: Ideal for families or small groups, the 2 Bedroomed Sambu Family Suite offers a spacious and comfortable haven within Ol Donyo Lodge. This beautifully designed suite features two bedrooms, each with its own en-suite bathroom, ensuring privacy and convenience for all guests.

The Sambu Family Suite exudes a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with a cozy lounge where you can gather with your loved ones. The suite opens up to a private veranda with magnificent views of the Chyulu Hills, providing a perfect spot to unwind and soak in the natural beauty. Immerse yourself in serenity and bond with your family as you embark on an unforgettable African adventure.

Both the Deluxe Pool Suites and the 2 Bedroomed Sambu Family Suite offer personalised service, ensuring your every need is met. A dedicated team of staff, including a personal guide and a private chef, is available to cater to your desires, ensuring a seamless and luxurious experience throughout your stay.

Ol Donyo Lodge Kenya Private Dining Outside Evening
Ol Donyo Lodge Kenya Suite Exterior
Ol Donyo Lodge Kenya Suite Bathroom
Ol Donyo Lodge Kenya Bush Sundowners Lunch
Ol Donyo Lodge Kenya Lunch with Elephants
Why Ol Donyo Lodge Kenya?

What makes ol Donyo standout is its notable variety of activities – from cultural visits, wildlife viewing, hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking – ol Donyo Lodge is a place to feel Africa, and get out from behind the wheel. Creature comforts of fine dining, private massage, an infinity pool, star beds and multiple lounges, ol Donyo is a place to relax and unwind for days.

One of the most enticing aspects of Ol Donyo Lodge is its proximity to diverse and abundant wildlife. The Mbirikani Group Ranch is home to a vast array of wildlife species, including elephants, lions, leopards, cheetahs, zebras, giraffes, and a plethora of bird species. Expertly guided game drives and bush walks allow guests to explore this magnificent ecosystem up close and personal, accompanied by experienced guides who share their wealth of knowledge about the wildlife and their habitats.

Ol Donyo Lodge is committed to sustainable tourism practices, ensuring that the local communities and wildlife benefit from tourism while minimising the environmental impact. By choosing to stay at Ol Donyo Lodge, you are actively supporting conservation efforts and responsible travel.

In conclusion, Ol Donyo Lodge offers a captivating and authentic East African safari experience, combining luxury, adventure, and unparalleled wildlife encounters. Located in the picturesque Chyulu Hills, this eco-luxury lodge provides an idyllic retreat where you can immerse yourself in nature's wonders while enjoying exceptional hospitality. Whether you are a wildlife enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a serene getaway, Ol Donyo Lodge promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of Kenya's wild beauty.

Ol Donyo Lodge Kenya

Property Details

Maasai-owned Mbirikani Group Ranch, Kenya
8 Suites (2 are connected for a ‘villa’ concept)
Guest Room Facilities
Outside Shower, Charging Points, Fire Place, Private Pool / Jacuzzi, Pure Cotton Linen, Tea/Coffee, Hair Dryer, Fan, Safe
Camp Facilities
Bar, Spa, Pool, Restaurant, Library, Curio Shop
Family Policy
Children of 8 years and older.
Safari, Walks (Guided), Night Drives, Bird Watching, Horse-back Safari
Available Services
Airport Shuttle, Credit Card, Laundry Service, limited WiFi
Guided Safaris and Walking Safaris, Meals and Drinks (Housewines / Spirits, Beers; excluding French Champagne), Laundry
Not Included
Massage, Curio Purchases, Horse Activities, Cultural Tours and Gratuities
Why Ol Donyo Lodge Kenya?
Relais & Chateaux Service Excellence, Superior Design & Style, Diverse Activities

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