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Sasaab

This ultra-luxurious Moroccan-themed lodge is a stylish oasis in the heart of Kenya’s desert-like northern wilderness, lying just west of the breathtaking Samburu National Reserve. There are 9 enormous rooms, each featuring four-poster beds, an open-air bathroom and private plunge pool. From your veranda on a clear day, enjoy sweeping views of the Laikipia Plateau towards the jagged peak of Mount Kenya.

The lodge’s riverside position means guests enjoy privileged views of wildlife who come to drink and bathe from their rooms and from the shared areas.

Activities at this magnificent lodge include spa treatments at the peerless SpaSaab, fly-camping for the opportunity to sleep beneath the stars, camelback safaris, quad biking, game drives in the local area and in the Samburu National Reserve, sundowner drinks on famous ‘Sundowner Rock’ and unforgettable interactions with the local Samburu people.

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How to get to Sasaab

Fly directly into Sasaab’s private airstrip from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport (approx. 90 minutes) or drive from Nairobi (around 9 hours). You are met and transferred by vehicle to the lodge, which is perched on a steep bank.

Activities at Sasaab

  • Game drives in the Sasaab concession or the Samburu National Reserve
  • Camelback safaris
  • Quad biking
  • Nature walks
  • Sundowner drinks

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Sasaab Highlights

  • The most luxurious and unique property in the Samburu region
  • 9 exquisite canopied rooms with spectacular vistas
  • Open-air bathrooms and private plunge pools
  • Authentic cultural interactions with local Samburu people
  • Opportunity to sleep out beneath endless African skies

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Kenya Overview

Why Kenya: Since the early 19th century Kenya has captivated visitors with its astounding quantity and diversity of wildlife as well as with its majestic scenery. The country has well-established tourist infrastructure and a good standard of accommodation.

Game Viewing: Excellent game-viewing year round. Jul-Sep is popular when the wildebeest migration is in the Masai Mara.

Culture: Maasai and Samburu pastoralists who continue their traditional way of life.

Climate: Temperate climate (22°- 25°C) due to high altitude but hot in low-lying areas like the Rift Valley (30°- 35°C). Hot and humid along the coast. “Long rains” take place in Apr/May, whilst “short rains” occur in mid-Oct to mid-Dec.

Combine With: Tanzania, which is situated on Kenya’s southern border and is easily reached by road or air from Nairobi. Mt Kilimanjaro straddles the two countries and Kenya’s Masai Mara is part of Tanzania’s Serengeti ecosystem, the arena for the wildebeest migration.

Getting There: The gateway to Kenya is Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Nairobi is linked by daily air services from Australia via the UAE or Qatar in the Middle East or via Johannesburg in South Africa.

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