Sanctuary Olonana is an exceptional luxury safari lodge set on a private stretch of the Mara River in the heart of Kenya’s most famous game reserve, the Masai Mara.

Featuring 14 glass-sided suites, Sanctuary Olonana is inspired by the Masai Mara’s breath-taking natural wonders, an abundance of wildlife, and a dramatic river which runs right past its forest setting. Game drives, cultural visits, bush dinners, sundowners, scenic flights and balloon rides, Olonana makes for a wonderful African safari.


Sanctuary Olonana is an exceptional luxury lodge nestled in the heart of Kenya’s most famous game reserve and commands a dramatic view over the Mara River.Contemporary architecture is juxtaposed with time-tested building practices such as Maasai mudding and stone walls, with soothing organic tones and a variety of textures adding warmth and character.While at Sanctuary Olonana enjoy the night at or the beautiful suites and family suites


Sanctuary Olonana prides itself in the personalised service we are able to offer our guests. Please let us know if you have any special requests and or dietary requirements.Head Chef, Big John’s favourite dish is his organic garden salad – freshly picked from the Olonana garden which is where the majority of vegetables served come from.


While at the beautiful Sanctuary Olonana, get to enjoy various activities. Game drives,Cultural visits to maasai village,Nature walks,Visit a schoo, exciting hot air balloon safaris and many more activities.


After so many activities, we all need some time to rest and get pampered. Offering a range of treatments from facials to body massages,  Olonana’s spa uses products from the Africology and French marine-based Thalgo range. Choose from a range of treatments such as a full body sweet and savoury scrub, pure collagen velvet mask, an indoceane treatment journey or Africology balancing scalp and foot massage. Africology manicures and copper & hot stone pedicures are also available.

With spectacular views over the Mara River and the soothing sound of the river and hippos in the background – you’ll have no choice but to relax.

Additional information

Sanctuary Olonana Additional Information
Game Drives: Sanctuary’s experienced guides take you to all the hidden spots and our customised safari vehicles offer all-round views, allowing for excellent photography opportunities. Nature Walks: Walk with our naturalist and learn about plants, trees and insects and their use in the daily lives of the Maasai tribe. Sundowners: As the afternoon game drive comes to an end, drive to a specially chosen vantage point overlooking the Mara plains and enjoy a drink of your choice. Bush Meals: A private and secluded clearing is prepared for an elegant dinner in the middle of the African bush. (Weather permitting)

Sanctuary Olonana Children Policy
All children aged 0-2 stays free of charge
Children aged 2-12 pays 50%
Children 12+ pays the full rate
Children below 15 years of age are required to share a room with an adult

Nearest City: Nairobi
Check In Time: 02:00:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00:00 AM