Families traveling to Kenya are invited to experience spacious luxury private villa living, in the Simba Private Villa, at recently re-designed Hemingways Ol Seki Mara, a private tented camp in the Naboisho Conservancy in the Maasai Mara.
Equipped with a kitchen, dining room, and living area connecting two enormous double bedrooms, the expansive Simba Tent – featuring floor-to-roof glass frontages and high ceilings – offers families the utmost privacy and comfort, with a fully stocked bar and fridge as well as a butler, available at request. Both bedrooms feature en-suite bathrooms complete with hot running water blasting through rain showerheads and elegant flush loos. Outside, a beautiful terrace overlooks the 200km² private conservancy, boasting a gorgeous private plunge pool perfect for endless sunshine-filled days, followed by stargazing at night. The stand-out feature of the private villa is that it offers full exclusivity, including a dedicated chef for all meals as well as a private game drive vehicle and guide.
A favorite with UK travelers since it was first built in 2005, Hemingway Ol Seki Mara offers a small and exclusive enclave of luxury in the wildest Kenyan terrain, for a maximum of 20 guests – with a a second private villa due to open in July 2024. The camp offers an incredibly private safari experience and is home to an intimate open-air spa below a beautiful African fig tree, offering treatments using locally produced essential oil infusions.
Stays in the Simba Private Villa at Hemingways Ol Seki Mara start from £3,000 per villa, per night, based on four adults or two adults and three children on a full board basis (including tea, coffee, breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, sundowner and dinner, as well as drinks (excl. premium drinks and champagne). The price also includes a private vehicle and private chef, one shared bush breakfast, return transfer to Ol Seki Naboisho airstrip and Wi-Fi. Conservancy fees are additional. www.hemingways-collection.com