Amboseli Serena Lodge
Amboseli Serena Safari lodge is set against the magnificent backdrop of The Kilimanjaro. This is Africa's highest mountain and the world’s highest free standing mountain. Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge enjoys a uniquely privileged position. This is at the heart of this world-famous national park popular with Amboseli safari tours. This Amboseli Serena safari lodge is secluded within a grove of acacia trees. The safari lodge in Amboseli looks out over the golden savannah plains. Guests at Amboseli serena Safari Lodge have uninterrupted views of the mountain itself. Close by are a series of emerald green swamps. They are fed by the melting snows of Kilimanjaro. These attract huge numbers of wallowing elephants, hippos, buffalos and plains game. Meanwhile, from the prehistoric site of Observation Hill, the sunset over Kilimanjaro is magnificent.
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge is at the centre of ‘Maasailand'. This lodge's décor reflects the brilliant primary colors and iconic shapes of these legendary warriors. At the heart of this Kenya safari lodge in Amboseli National Park is a free-form swimming pool. To either side of the swimming pool stretch the rooms. Each room is housed in a single storey building opening directly on to the grounds. Each room reflects a Maasai manyatta theme, each with its own hand-painted wall frescos.
This Amboseli safari lodge features a central dining area. This can be reached by a timbered bridge over a melt-water stream. The lounge and bar feature a broad terrace and a blazing fire-pit. Here evening cocktails can be enjoyed. Activities include daily game drives in custom-built traditional safari vehicles. One can enjoy ‘sundowners’ on Observation Hill, bush breakfasts and bush dinners. There are Maasai dance performances, visits to Maasai villages and tree-planting programmes.
Where is Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge?
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge is located within Amboseli National Park. This lodge in Amboseli lies approximately 250 kilometres from Nairobi. Amboseli Serena Safari lodge is close to the Tanzanian border. A transfer by road from Nairobi takes approximately 4 hours. If going by air the airstrip is 11 kms from lodge. ‘Meet and greet’ and transfer service can be offered.
Facilities at the Luxury Safari Lodge in Amboseli
- 92 rooms (inclusive of family rooms and suites: all non-smoking)
- Central dining room, internal and external bar
- Free form swimming pool and sundeck
- Gift shop and business centre
- Guided nature walks or bird-watching walks
- Dinner in the bush, breakfast on the plains
- Watch the sun go down over Mount Kilimanjaro
- Spacious interior bar with exterior terrace. Separate exterior campfire bar Visit to Maasai communities, opportunities to buy Maasai handicrafts
- Maasai dance performances in dedicated exterior bush BBQ area. Resident guitarist
- Satellite TV (in communal areas only)
- 24-hour on-call medical services
- Conference centre
- Baby-sitting, family rooms, children's dining/menus
- Massages, facials, pedicures, manicures
- Board games and library of Africana books
- Special dietary needs catered for with advance notification
Accommodation at the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
The Amboseli National Park accommodation features luxury ensuite rooms. The rooms come in two single-storey dedicated buildings. The accommodation lies to the right and left of the main reception and dining areas. Each tastefully-appointed room features a Maasai-inspired, hand-painted and wall fresco. The rooms at Amboseli Serena safari lodge are fitted with king-sized bed or luxurious twins. They are lavished with all-encompassing mosquito-curtaining, bathroom writing unit, and private veranda. Triple rooms can be made available at the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge.
These rooms are decorated with local antiques, artifacts and artwork. The Twin Rooms at Amboseli Serena Lodge are equipped with two twin beds. They have a private balcony overlooking the majestic grasslands of Amboseli National Park.
Decorated with local antiques, artifacts and artwork. The Double Room is equipped with one king bed. Guests have a private balcony overlooking the majestic grasslands of Amboseli National Park.
Decorated with local antiques, artifacts and artwork. The two-bedroom Family Room is equipped with a bedroom with one king bed. There is a second bedroom with two twin beds. You got a shared bathroom. You have a private balcony overlooking the majestic grasslands of Amboseli National Park.
OL DONYO OIBOR SUITE
Equally suited to be a presidential/CEO, honeymoon or VIP venue. The spacious and elegant Ol Donyo Oibor Suite enjoys a fabulous view of Kilimanjaro. This is from its private balcony and rooftop terrace.
Dining Experience at The Amboseli Serena Lodge
The dining experiences at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge are diverse and unforgettable. You may want to dine in the elegance and warmth of our Maasai-inspired restaurant. To stir your evening to life, enjoy cocktails on the expansive terrace. This is while the nearby firepit provides comfort as you reflect on your day’s adventures. Gaze at the blanket of stars over Amboseli National Park during a catered outdoor dinner in the bush. The lodge has the freshest produce delivered right from the land. Meats and dairy products sourced from communities surrounding the reserve. The foods, flavours and culinary traditions of Kenya are celebrated in every dish.
Kindly note that all dining experiences they provide special consideration for all. If you atr kosher, vegetarian and gluten-free cuisine, you will be cared for. Additionally, they cater to any special dietary requirements our guests may have.
The central dining area is reached by a timbered bridge. This span a mountain-fed stream and is flanked by water gardens. The walls feature hand-painted wildlife murals. The décor reflects the traditional culture and heritage of the Maasai people. The spacious lounge and bar feature a broad terrace. There is a blazing fire-pit where evening cocktails can be enjoyed.
Breakfast and lunch are presented buffet-style. They feature a wide range of international choices. In typical safari style, the lodge offers English breakfast and European options. The lunch menus will typically include meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian options.
The table d'hôte dinner menus feature a salad buffet, soup, entrée, pudding, cheese and biscuits and tea or coffee. Vegetarian options are always available. Guests may also enjoy theme nights. The specialties range from pasta and Mongolian-style stir-fry. There is BBQ and spiced roast to Kenyan favourites like “Nyama Choma”. There is “Sukuma” (local kale cooked with tomatoes, onions, garlic and coriander). you will also have, “Posho” (maize) and other local delicacies.
THE AMBOSELI BUSH BREAKFAST
Few dining experiences are more memorable as Kenyan as breakfast in the bush. Setting off after an early morning cup of tea, you can enjoy a fascinating game drive into the bush. This spot is chosen breakfast sites you get a full English breakfast. Te cooking is right before you. Enjoy a glass of chilled ‘buck's fizz' while you savour the experience.
THE AMBOSELI BUSH DINNER
Nothing is quite so essentially “Safari” as the traditional ‘bush dinner'. This is true especially when it is enlivened by the presence of a group of scarlet-clad Maasai morans. This is done in a grove of acacia trees immediately adjacent to the lodge. Your lantern-lit dinner begins with cocktails around the campfire. A 6-course dinner will then be cooked on a blazing BBQ, accompanied by a wide range of salads and vegetables. While dessert and coffee is served, the Maasai will entertain you with songs. Enjoy their chants and dance displays. Dine in the wild and taste safari-life at its best.
OBSERVATION POST SUNDOWNER
This is timed to commence as the sun starts its descent. The Amboseli Serena Sundowner begins with a gentle evening game drive. You will be arriving at Observation Hill just as the evening sky turns golden-pink. Safari chairs will be set up looking towards the mountain. There will also be a full bar service and cocktail snacks. Musical entertainment can also be provided. As night falls, you will be driven back to the lodge in time for dinner. You will pass the swamps at the ideal time to spot hippos out of the water.
Cancellation / Prepayment
PAYMENT & RESERVATIONS POLICY
Reservation and confirmation of a room at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge has requirements. Clients are required to pay 50% down payment for the requested services. The balance will be required at least 14 days prior to your date of arrival.
African Safari Tour will hold a reservation for up to seven days at a client's request. This is to allow the client time to send a deposit payment. This is if Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge booking are over a month prior to the service. This must be received before we can confirm your booking. If confirmation is not received within the seven days all blocked rooms at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge will be automatically released for re-sale. The full amount of the service must be made within 14 days of date of arrival at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge. As for bookings within a month of service, full payment shall be requested for. This will be required before confirmation of Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge is undertaken.
All cancellations must be received in writing. This will take effect from the date received by African Safari Tour. The following cancellation charges will apply.
More than 56 days before departure: No cancellation fee
56-49 days before departure: 25%
48-29 days before departure: 35%
28-0 days before departure: 100%
The non-issuing of an invoice or non-payment of deposit will not exempt passengers from these cancellation and administration fees. We regret we can make no exception to the charges and strongly recommend that insurance is taken out to cover cancellation fees. These cancellation charges can vary subject to the trading terms of our suppliers.
Children and extra beds
Children older than 2 years are welcome at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge. One child from 2 to 11.9 years is charged 50 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds for children in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Accepted credit cards
Visa Card, MasterCard, American Express