Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Accommodation in Masai Mara

Masai Mara Serena Safari Lodge is one of the pioneer establishments in the Masai Mara and they have not lost their touch. This is the ultimate lodge for the traditional African safari experience. Located very centrally in the famous ‘Mara Triangle’ in the Masai Mara National Reserve.

Serena Masai Mara is set high on a bush-cloaked hill with long views over the savannah and down to the winding coils of the hippo-filled Mara River.

The strategic setting of the Mara Serena Safari Lodge in a hilly area provides guests with an exclusive and breathtaking view of the Wildebeest Migration, one of the most exciting natural events in the world. The 5-star lodge is made up of twin rows of individual rooms that borrow inspiration from a traditional Masai layout.

Each of the rooms in Serena Masai Mara Lodge has an awe-inspiring view of the Mara River. A private balcony and a spacious seating area ensure that one enjoys the best of unspoiled African beauty blended with international sophistication. The lodge has an airstrip where clients on our Masai Mara Serena flying package land.

Mara Serena is the main lodge inside the Mara Triangle. Mara Serena is in a great location with probably the best view in the whole of the Mara. It is a large lodge with over 70 rooms.

Extra activities at Serena Masai Mara include night game drives, hot air ballooning, hippo breakfasts, and bush dinners.

During the legendary migration of the wildebeest, Masai Mara Serena is a great lodge to stay in. Mara Serena stands at the center-stage to one of Africa’s most dramatic wildlife arenas. Get a ringside seat for the ‘greatest wildlife show on earth.

Mara Serena Safari Lodge Facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference facilities
  • Restaurant and Bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Local Entertainment
  • Maisha Safari Spa and Gym
  • Swimming pool and sundeck
  • Forex, travel and 24-hour medical services
  • Central dining room, internal and external bar
  • Gift shop and business centre
  • Satellite TV (in communal areas only)

Maisha Spa

In the Serena Masai Mara, this is a uniquely panoramic and spacious gym facility with running machines, cross-trainer, exercise bikes and a series of benches and multi-station weights. The gym also offers a steam-room, sauna, male and female changing/shower rooms, juice bar and candle-lit relaxation area.

The Masai Mara Serena Spa offers two dedicated treatment rooms with en suite showers, access to sauna, steam, relaxation area and juice bar. All treatments are administered by trained professionals and include a wide range of massages, body-brush or scrubs, facials, manicures, pedicures, reflexology, aromatherapy and specially tailored holistic spa indulgences.

Mara Serena Safari Lodge Room Types

The tastefully presented accommodation in Serena Masai Mara is made up of ensuite rooms, each of which is accommodated in twin ‘wings’ which radiate out from the central building. Each spacious modular room is set slightly in front of its neighbor, thus allowing uninterrupted views of the famous Mara River, the heart of the Masai Mara.

Total number of rooms:75 including 8 sets inter-connecting rooms 1 suite (The Mara Suite) 28 Double rooms (king size beds)  38 twin rooms 8 triple rooms (on request basis)

Mara Serena tastefully presented accommodation is made up of en-suite rooms. Each spacious modular room is set slightly in front of its neighbor. While in any Mara Serena room you will have uninterrupted views of the famous the Masai Mara plains.

Equally viable as a presidential, honeymoon or VIP venue, the lodge’s spacious and generously-appointed Mara Suite give you much need privacy. The Suite is always on demand you would have to book early to get it.

Masai Mara Serena Room Amenities

  • Ceiling fan
  • Telephone
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mosquito nets
  • 24-hour room service
  • Complimentary mineral water and toiletries
  • Valet, laundry, shoe-shine
  • Hair dryers and safes (from reception)
  • 240V/3-pin (square) sockets and shaver socket

Foods & Drinks options at Mara Serena Safari Lodge

The Masai-inspired Serena Masai Mara dining room overlooks both the rooms and the pool and offers magnificent views across the plains of the Masai Mara and down to the river. Decorated with traditional Maasai motifs, it offers open-plan seating (inside and outside) and a relaxed atmosphere.

Linked to the Serena Masai Mara dining room is a welcoming bar area, which also offers exterior seating around the campfire. Breakfast and lunch are presented in buffet-style and feature a wide range of international choices. In typical safari style, we offer a ‘full English Breakfast’ as well as European options while our lunch menus will typically include meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian options.

The five-course table d’hôte dinner menus feature a wide array of choices and vegetarian options are always available.For those that have dreamt of dining in the wilds of the MasaiMara, the Bush Dining experiences are incomparable. Serena Masai Mara are expert in arranging breakfasts, lunches, dinners and cocktails in the bush.

With a number of dedicated sites (by the hippo pool, on panoramic Look-out Hill or on the savannah plains), which are typically presented with tables, safari chairs, ‘bush bar’ and a ‘bush kitchen’, where a broad range of meats, poultry, fish and vegetables are cooked on-site (supplemented by fresh soups, salads and desserts from our hotel kitchens). In the evenings, ‘sun-downer’ cocktails are traditionally served in a number of venues –some around a campfire with long views over the Mara, others by the famous Mara River. Sundowners can also be followed by a lamp-lit bush dinner at Serena Masai Mara.

Mara Serena Safari Lodge Extra Services


  • Serena Masai Mara Family rooms
  • Triple rooms( on request basis )
  • Baby-sitting, children’s dining/menus
  • Swimming pool


  • Multi-lingual Secretarial support
  • 24-hour global connectivity


  • Conference capacity -50 pax
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Full audio-visual and technical support services
  • Catering ,incentives and organizational support

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