Boutique Luxury

Cottar's 1920 Safari Camp

Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp is the ultimate ''Out of Africa'' experience, with six 1920s style tents, four family suites and it has also opened a five bedroom private house. Situated in the Maasai Mara, which guarantees an abundance of wildlife.

Maasai Mara, Kenya
Cottars 1920 Safari Camp
  • Step back in time to the 1920s

  • Between game drives head to the swimming pool for a cooling dip

  • Enjoy a relaxing massage

  • Experience a night game drive

Recalling an era of luxury and quality, Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp returns to the original spirit and essence of ’’safari’’, reminiscent of a golden era - an era of romance, professional guiding, adventure and elegance, in a timelessly unspoilt setting with panoramic views and boundless game. The Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp is situated in a private conservancy, just outside the Maasai Mara game Reserve, bordering the Serengeti and Loliondo reserves where a few Purko Maasai roam.

Guests at Cottar's stay in authentic white canvas tents, which are spacious and luxuriously furnished and incorporate original safari antiques from the 20s, private en-suite dressing rooms and bathrooms (with old-fashioned styled tubs, showers and flushing toilets), the main bedroom and an outdoor veranda. The family tented suites have two en-suite bedrooms with a shared living area.

The private house has five en-suite bedrooms and can accommodate up to ten guests. The house can be taken on an exclusive basis and offers a private home experience in the Maasai Mara. The house has eight efficient staff to look after your needs and a large dinning and living room leading out onto a spacious deck.

As the concession is outside the game parks, guided walking and night drives are also highly recommended. There is a masseuse at the camp for complimentary massages, manicures and pedicures, any other needs that guests may have is met by butlers who have been trained to provide discreet, yet attentive service. There is also a swimming pool to cool off in during the heat of the day.

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Top tip:

Sit with a gin and tonic in the main mess area surrounded by all the authentic safari decor and absorb yourself into an old safari book. You will feel like you have stepped back in time...

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Maasai Mara, Kenya

Cottars 1920s Safari Camp is situated in a private concession, just outside the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, bordering the Serengeti and Loliondo reserves in an untouched 250,000 acre exclusive concession.

The nearest international airport is Nairobi (8-hour 30-minute flight from London), from there you fly to the Maasai Mara. Cottars 1920's Camp is 10 minutes from the Cottar's private airstrip or a 90-minute drive from Keekorok airstrip.

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