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#1 Hotel in the World

Winner in the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2021

Luxurious Camp

Sir Richard Branson’s 12-tent luxury safari camp.

Private Conservancy

Situated in Olare Motorogi Conservancy, covering 13,500 hectares.

Front Row Seats

Well positioned to experience amazing wildlife sightings.

#1 Hotel in the World in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2021.

Mahali Mzuri (‘beautiful place’ in Swahili) is Sir Richard Branson’s 12-tent luxury safari camp in the Kenyan bush. At Mahali Mzuri you’ll have a front row seat, not just to the migration, but also to the abundant game you can see all year round. The camp is situated in the private Olare Motorogi Conservancy in the wider Maasai Mara ecosystem.

Mahali Mzuri sits within the Olare Motorogi Conservancy, which covers an area of 13,500 hectares. There are endless opportunities for game viewing, so all you need to do is sit back and let the wildlife come to you.

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Guest Suites

Your tent at Mahali Mzuri is your window onto some of the world’s most spectacular scenery. Each of the 12 luxurious tents is designed to be your home away from home throughout your stay, with an ensuite bathroom, inviting private deck and views you won’t want to miss. These luxury suites are super stylish and unlike any tents you’ve ever experienced!

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Mahali Mzuri Tented Suites

There are six tents on either side of the Main Tent, each accessible by a walkway. Ten of the suites can be configured with either king or twin beds and two of the suites are four poster king size beds, designed to accommodate up to two additional children on sofa beds in the living room. A maximum of 24 guests are catered for at any one time.

Untamed wilderness

Wild Beauty

The abundant animal life in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy is quite simply jaw-dropping, and you won’t need to go far to see some unforgettable sights. All the drama that only nature can provide is on your doorstep and you’ll be in the hands of experienced Field Guides with a front row seat!

Watch the Great Migration at Mahali Mzuri

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Facilities at Mahali Mzuri

Take a look at some of the best features available at Mahali Mzuri, that will allow you to indulge, relax and enjoy your stay.

Bush Dining

Enjoy pan-African dishes influenced by a variety of cultures, flavours and spices. Choose to dine under the African sky in the open bush, on a deck or in the dining tent. Menus and meals promise to be exciting, social and inspirational.


From epic game drives to the ultimate in relaxation! Nasaro is Mahali Mzuri’s spa treatment room with a range of treatments. The dedicated spa therapist will welcome you to the spa or you can opt for a massage on your tent’s private deck.

Infinity Pool

After an awesome game drive, jump into the 12 metre outdoor heated infinity pool - perfect for a leisurely swim or a refreshing dip.

Main Tent

The Main Tent features an open but snuggly lounge area with fireplace, a library of books, iPads, iPod docking stations and speaker systems and a TV/DVD.

Game Drives at Mahali Mzuri

Mahali Mzuri have twice daily game drives which are filled to the brim with exciting wildlife sightings as well as romantic scenery and dramatic views.

Evening game drives open up a whole new world with the chance to see predominantly nocturnal game including aardvarks and honey badgers. Full day excursions with a packed lunch give us the flexibility to really explore the conservancies and well as day trips to the Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Private vehicles can be pre-booked at an extra charge, subject to availability.

Maasai Community

You’re welcome to visit one of the Maasai villages to get a flavour for daily life in the Mara and to learn about the local Maasai tribe, whose traditional pastoralist customs are still very much in practice. Just 10 minutes’ drive from Mahali Mzuri, the best times to go are first thing in the morning when you can help milk the cattle or in the evening when the cattle, goats and sheep are being herded back to their enclosures for the night. The local school is a further 5 minute drive from the village. This is where the Maasai children aged 3-15 years attend.

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