Rediscovering the wild woman in the world famous Maasai Mara and on the Swahili Coast.
‘She herself is a wilding, give her freedom and mountains will shake’
Cottars Conservation Camp
This camp is designed for those who want to immerse themselves in the local community, culture and wildlife. The camp is set along the Maaai Mara Game Reserve, home to the famous ‘Big Five’: leopards, lions, elephants, Cape buffalo and rhinos. Located in a tranquil spot by a trickling stream, under an oasis of tall trees with the dramatic Olentoroto Hills as the camp’s backdrop. With just seven tents, this is an intimate camp that has all the essential elements for a memorable safari experience. Each tent has its own private bathroom in a cubicle located behind the tent with a wash basin, hot safari-shower and long drop toilet. An experienced safari cook is at the camp to prepare the daily meals, served in a beautiful large mess tent. Guests can also relax in the dedicated Zen Tent. In addition the the retreat organizers, camp is hosted by the manager and a support crew to look after all of the guests needs.
All twin room with private bathroom
All linen, towels, etc provided.
The camp is fully staffed with an excellent chef, housekeeper, day and night guards, and there is a caretaker who makes sure that everything is running smoothly.
Large sitting & dining area with views of the Maasai Mara
Up to five Big Five safari game drives in 4×4 safari vehicles
Sundowners at a view point to watch the sunset with with snacks, drinks and local spirits
Optional hot air-balloon safari
Wesa House is located on its own luxurious private beach with white sand and blue waters 16kms North of the Kilifi Bridge on the road to Watamu & Malindi. The closest towns are Kilifi, which is about 16km south, and Watamu, which is around 25km north, where you can find restaurants, sports clubs, shops and much more. The house is very eco friendly, and runs on solar to power the fridges, lights, hot water and other house hold appliances, and cooking is done on gas.The house is set a few metres back just from the beach in its own walled garden, making it secure & private. You will experience some amazing views over the ocean and some of the best sunrises and sunsets along the East African coast.
Sleeps 10 pax
3 Doubles and 1 triple, one double has an extra bed – all en-suite
All linen, towels, etc provided.
The house is fully staffed with an excellent chef, housekeeper, gardener and night guard, and there is a caretaker who makes sure that everything is running smoothly.
Large sitting & dining area as well as a large veranda outside for relaxing & outdoor meals overlooking the pool & gardens.
Amazing roof top, that is the best place for tea in the morning to watch the sunrise, sunbathe in private during the day and enjoy a sundowner looking out over the ocean at the bar in the evening. Moonrise is also spectacular from this spot.
There is also a Swahili styled corner up on the rooftop where you can relax and play music, cards or just have a few drinks.
Salt water infinity pool at the centre of the plot, and from here there is direct access to the beach.
Rates: $2195 pp sharing
7 days/6 nights in 5* accommodation at Cottars Conservation Camp in the Maasai Mara and private beachfront home south of Watamu. All drinks and locally sourced meals with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. In-country flights and transportation. Activities and park fees.
Scheduled for: 18 October 2020 ~ 24 October 2020
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Famous around the world for its exceptional, abundant wildlife, the Maasai Mara National Reserve has become known as the Seventh Wonder of the World. Not only are all the members of safari’s Big Five found here, but over 100 other mammal species and over 450 bird species live within the reserve.Read more