Lying on the foothills of the rolling Chyulu mountain range, ol Donyo Lodge oozes old-world magic and rural charm, and with its abundant game and the fact that Masai herdsmen still live here as nature intended means this unspoilt corner of Kenya is truly authentic.
Accommodation at ol Donyo Lodge consists of eight cottages – of which some feature two beds while others are four-bedded and have private lounges. Five of the bigger cottages boast their own swimming pools and are ideal for families or small groups of friends who prefer that extra bit of privacy. All the units offer en-suite bathrooms (including outdoor showers) and verandas with sweeping views of the plains and Kilimanjaro.
What’s more, all the ol Donyo Lodge chalets also have a rooftop sundowner spot – where more adventurous guests may opt for a night sleeping under the stars.
In the central area of the lodge, a large lounge with a fireplace provides the perfect setting for relaxing before and after dinner, while the swimming pool overlooks an active waterhole – providing plenty of entertainment. ol Donyo Lodge facilities include an internet station and when it comes to activities, visitors are spoilt for choice.
ol Donyo Lodge game drives in open Land Rovers are musts to explore the abundant wildlife of the area and night drives are huge highlights. Horse riding enthusiasts will be delighted that the lodge has 10 horses for morning, evening and all- day rides – and there’s even different selections for beginners and experienced riders. Other ol Donyo Lodge activities on offer include guided walks in open plains, acacia woodlands and volcanic hills; cultural visit to Masai villages; picnics and bush breakfasts and dinners.
With exclusive access to some of the most untouched wilderness areas in East Africa, ol Donyo Lodge is the epitome of bush luxury and offers exceptional service as a Kenya safari option.