Mara Sweet acacia lodge is referred to as a mid- range and among the best accommodations situated in the wild game rich Masaai mara national park in Talek Kenya along the banks of River Talek , 5km from the Hippo Pool View Point. The lodge is situated approximately 10km from Talek Masaai Mara Gate and 12km drive from Sekenani Masaai Mara Main Gate. You can be at the lodge by road or air transport taking approximately 5-6 hours (250km) drive from Nairobi city center to Masaai mara national park and an hour to fly from Nairobi to the close Ol kiomba airstrip then few minutes’ to be transferred to the camp. The lodge is convenient to travelers, tourists and holiday makers for safari adventures and relaxation who want to experience true Kenya wildlife safari off the beaten tracks.
Mara Sweet Acacia Lodge consists of 32 comfortable and elegant rooms/cottages of which 26 are superior rooms, 4 deluxe rooms and 2 family rooms with the view of the wilderness and River Talek. The room offers the combination of twin and double beds on a sharing basis, single beds for individual and family rooming options as mentioned above.
Each room reflects traditional building style with natural materials of grass thatched roofs. Rooms are well elevated, decorated and furnished with en-suite facilities of clean private flush toilets, Bathroom with hot and cold showers, chairs, mosquito nets, hand wash basin, Deck chair, dressing mirror, wooden tables, Free bottled water in the rooms, free toiletries and many others. Each room has large sitting areas and terraces that give great views over the wilderness and surrounding areas. There is cracking fireplace pit with comfortable chairs where guests relax and share more experience about the safaris, it also provides warmth to visitors in Chilly Weather. Rooms cost 200$ per night and above though the rate keeps changing, its during high season and low in low season .
Mara Sweet Acacia Lodge and cottage offers more services and facilities which include;
A dining areas that serves different cuisines both international ( vegetarians and non- vegetarians) and Kenyan cuisine that meets guests choice . They offer buffet/continent breakfast served from 6am to 10am, picnic lunch and dining areas that serves both in and outdoor diners served by a well- trained friendly and organized staff that ensures comfort and safety, they also serve bush diners overlooking the star in the sky and Bush Breakfast enjoying the morning sunrises .
A well -stocked bar with of refreshments both, local, cocktail, wines, spirits and international beers, you relax and sip the sundowner cocktail while overlooking the stunning & breathtaking views of the surrounding area.
A blue water swimming pool that cools of the hot afternoon especially after game drives, you chill in water overlooking the stunning views of the surrounding areas.
Services include; Airport pick up and drop-offs offered, ample parking space solar energy with a back -up generator available, laundry and house- keeping services
Activities do while at the lodge include; Game species viewing that will give a chance to spot wide range of animals, Hot air ballooning safaris, nature walks, Bird watching /birding since the park has different bird species and many others
Masaai mara national park is among the largest and most visited park in Kenya know of its incredible density and variety of animals . it is situated 270km north of Nairobi in Kenya occupying the total area of 1,510 km squared . There are many over 1 million tribes in Kenya, Masaai are initial and local group of semi –Nomadic people that settled in Kenya and the northern part of Tanzania.
Maasai Mara National park is an area of preserved savannah wilderness in southwestern Kenya, along the Tanzanian border. The park contains over a million of animals that include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos and 600 species of bird and 60 species of raptors in different colors. Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration from Serengeti national park during July, August and October .The landscape has grassy plains and rolling hills, and is crossed by the Mara and Talek river. There are several accommodations in Masaai mara national park; budget , mid range and luxury accommodation which are all friendly and convenient to guests visiting Masaai mara national park. There are different activities to do while in Masaai Mara national park; Game viewing ,you spot various animals while migrating from Serengeti , boat cruise at mara river, hot air ballooning riding, bird watching since the park contains more bird species, nature walks in the park, ,visiting masaai river, see wildebeest migration, flying safaris, cultural visits in the masaai homes and many others.