Accommodation in Tsavo West
Taita Hills Game Lodge is one that bursts with a rich history from the World War I. The beautifully designed lodge offers a truly exclusive bush experience, being situated in the heart of the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, a private conservancy of 28,000 acres located at the foot of the Taita Hills and adjacent to Tsavo West National Park, one of the world’s largest game reserves.
Taita Hills Game Lodge provides the exceptional experience of proximity to the wildlife and a viewing gallery from the comfort of your room balcony. Since the lodge is not fenced, animals such as gazelles and elephants are commonly sighted on the grounds and at the watering hole near the swimming pool.
Taita Hill lodge structure is themed as a German fortress in line with the surrounding area’s World War 1 history.
Taita Hills Game Lodge offers a truly exclusive bush experience, being situated in the heart of the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, a private conservancy of 28,000 acres located at the foot of the Taita Hills and adjacent to Tsavo West National Park, one of the world’s largest game reserves.
The Sanctuary provides a safe environment to over 50 species of mammals and 300 species of birds within 28,000 acres of rolling savanna and woodland habitats. Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge provides the rare experience of proximity to the wildlife and a viewing gallery from the comfort of your room balcony. Since the lodge is unfenced, animals such as gazelles and elephants are commonly sighted on the grounds and at the watering hole near the swimming pool.
The Sanctuary is a success story in sustainable conservation where wildlife – including elephant, lion, buffalo, and giraffe – thrive. Game drives are tightly controlled to ensure that animals are not harassed and some areas are completely closed to vehicles. This commitment to responsible ecotourism, which has been so well supported by visitors, ensures that the Sanctuary and all its wildlife will continue to prosper.
The Taita Hills Game Lodge offers luxury accommodation and amenities and is the perfect base in an unforgettable setting to explore the natural environment around.
Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge Facilities
- Main Restaurant
- Main Bar
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Tulia Spa
- Conference Faclities
- Wedding Grounds
- Honeymoon Suite
- Gift shop, business centre, Wi-Fi
- Outdoor Team Building facilities
- Game Drive Vehicles
Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge Rooms Types
Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge has 60 well-appointed standard rooms with stunning views of the lush gardens surrounding the lodge, the beautiful free form swimming pool and some have exclusive views of the watering hole. Rooms at the Lodge are with double, twin or triple beds depending on room type. All rooms have a private viewing balcony commanding views of the adjacent Taita Hills, the well-maintained gardens and surrounding Sanctuary. The elegantly furnished rooms are spacious with a sitting area and ensuite bathrooms.
Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge has two elaborate suites. They are ultra-luxury suites perfect for honeymooners or those in search of sumptuous accommodation. The beautiful spacious suites include a lovely lounge and elegant bathroom. A private safari experience and optional in-room dining all combine to make this suite an absolute treat.
Foods & Drinks at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge
Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge excels in the freshness and quality of its food which is supported by the Lodge’s own vegetable and herb garden.
Sarova Taita Hills Chala Restaurant
The Main restaurant serving buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner with live cooking counters preparing specialty dishes. Cuisine includes Pan-African, Pan-European, and Pan-Asian. The Salad buffet has a wide variety of salads using the fresh ingredients and herbs from the Lodge’s own vegetable and herb garden. The Dessert buffet has a selection of mouthwatering desserts. Vegetarian dishes are always available, and guests with any special dietary requirements are also catered for.
The restaurant has a capacity of 200 people.
Sarova Taita Hills Lobby Bar
The Bar is the ideal place to relax and unwind with specials or old favorites from the well-stocked bar. The Bar also offers an eclectic selection of new world and classical wines.
Sarova Taita Hills Bush Dining
Champagne Breakfast: A unique experience of dining in the wilderness on a sumptuous breakfast accompanied by champagne. The Breakfast includes live cooking against the backdrop of the Taita Hills and grassy plains of the Sanctuary.
Sarova Taita Hills Bush Dinners
The beautiful landscape sets the backdrop for a bush dinner at Kudu Point, the highest location in the Sanctuary. Spectacular sunsets and magnificent views of Mount Kilimanjaro – weather permitting – compliment a truly unique experience as you sip sundowners and experience a barbeque in the wild, accompanied by a trio of local musicians.
Sarova Taita Hills Picnic Hamper
For guests who want to enjoy longer game drives, Sarova Taita Hills offers a picnic hamper with light meals and beverages.
Activities Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge
- Outdoor form free swimming pool.
- Day and night game drives
- Nature walks
- Wildlife talks on request
- Excursions- to local villages, Mzima
- springs, Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary and
- Lake Jipe
- Local musicians every evening
Extra Services at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge
Sarova Taita Hills Weddings & Honeymoon
Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge lends itself naturally to the ideal exotic wedding flavored with the culture and traditions of the Taita.
The lodge is fully geared to take up all the arrangements so that guests can truly enjoy themselves without worrying about the details. These include venue decoration using traditional fabrics, beads and handicrafts, flowers, music and dance, bubbly toast and tiered cake, bush dinner with traditional dancers and photography. The marriage license, certificate, and registration are also taken care of.
Sarova Taita Hills Meetings & Conferences
Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge offers modern facilities for the perfect conference in the wild. The Baraza room is equipped with modern-day facilities including an LCD and overhead projector, while for smaller meetings the Mwandu room provides similar facilities in an equally comfortable environment.
The two conference rooms have a combined capacity of up to 150 people making this an ideal location for meetings, incentives, and experiential learning.