Location: Northern Kenya | Kenya

Price guide: £££££ More than £500 per person per night

One of Kenya’s most stylish safari lodges, in an area particularly known for its large herds of elephants, Sasaab offers a rare combination of raw Samburu culture, arid wild landscapes, stylish Moroccan influenced design and exciting game viewing away from the crowds.
Perfect forThe ultimate safari chic hideaway - for couples or families with an eye for design.
In the knowAsk your guide about the special Samburu five - Beisa oryx, Somali ostrich and gerenuk, reticulated giraffe and the endangered Grevy's zebra, one of the world’s most beautiful wild horses with big round ears and a pinstripe coat.

Recommended for...

  • Chic Design
  • Family-friendly
  • Hideaway
  • Peace & Quiet

Hotel Overview


Perched on a high rocky ridge above the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, in the heart of Samburuland with spectacular views over Mount Kenya.

Rooms at Sasaab

There are seven spacious tented suites, as well as one family tent with two adjoining rooms, each with thatched roofs and canvas sides.  The open plan design includes a bedroom, sitting room, ensuite bathroom, wireless internet, an open-air shower with a huge decked verandah and private plunge pool. Each offers exceptional privacy and views down to the river and miles beyond.

Food and Facilities

The Moroccan inspired food is divine and is best enjoyed by the pool or on your private terrace. The stunning infinity edge swimming pool, offers a refreshing break from the African sun and overlooks the river below, where elephants come to drink and cool off under the trees. The new SpaSaab Spa, nestled between the rocks, is a fabulous setting to be pampered after an exciting day on safari.

Activities at Sasaab

Explore the famous Samburu Reserve on game drives and guided walks.  The area is renowned for its large herds of elephant. Camel rides and cultural tours to local villages can also be arranged.

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