Karen Blixen Camp. Named for the person who made life in the Kenyan wilds famous this elegant camp is an exclusive option for visitors to the game rich Masai Mara region. With just 22 spacious and beautifully dressed tents, life under canvas has never been this elegant. Each of the individually decorated tents is built on a wooden platform and features comforts such as a private bathroom, Persian rugs and private game viewing from the outside decks. And guests can rest assured that with gas burners and solar panels their comfort does not compromise the environment.
Guests mingle at the open plan “mess” – a raised wooden platform and lounge area with its home style bar, restaurant and comfortable seating for lazy armchair game viewing.
Taking their cue from Karen Blixens renowned appreciation of the culinary arts, dining at Karen Blixen Camp is a memorable affair.
From breakfasts in the bush garden overlooking the Mara River to lunches in the wild with homegrown vegetables and excellent quality meat, gourmet loving guests will love the variety and ingenuity shown at every meal. The camp offers fascinating game drives and bush walks (especially during the migration season) the romance of hot air ballooning, community visits and excellent birding opportunities while the on site wellness therapist offers a range of signature body treatments using indigenous, fragrant oils and methods.
With more than 900 hectares of land under protection by the camp and a large waterhole at the camp itself, guests do not have to travel far to see herds of elephant and numerous other wild species while if out on a game drive, a visit to Leopard Gorge where numerous cat species are often spotted.
Situated within the Mara North Conservancy. Karen Blixen Camp is a stylish and exclusive safari destination where wild animals going about their days are an endless source of entertainment.