Who. Luxe nomads looking for inspiration in Kenya. 99% powered by renewable energy, this eco luxury stay with 20,000 acres of private conservancy offers a Kenyan safari experience like no other. Spot cheetah, elephants, lions, giraffes and antelope with no others vehicles or holiday-makers to compete with.
What. Perched at 2000m above sea level, overlooking 20,000 acres of conservancy, Olarro Lodge was designed by celebrated architect and artist, Anthony Russell. The retreat has 8 private lodges, a private pool and multiple restaurants to cater to guests wining and dining needs. Activities range from day and night game drives, bird watching and walking, biking, ballooning and photography safari.
Why. Safari is a once-in-a-life-time experience, with Kenya being one of the top destinations. Olarro's eco vision, design and luxury experience ticks all the right boxes for the safari surveyor.
Balloon. Go all out and do safari from a hot air balloon.
Spa. For quiet afternoons in between game drives, the animals are snoozing, so should you.
Stroll. Expert rangers will take you on walking safaris to spot animals and teach you about the medicinal uses of shrubs and herbs in the bush.
Bike. Quad biking that is! Olarro is the only lodge to offer quad biking within a private conservancy - a safari first indeed!
The easiest way to get to Olarro Lodge in Loita Hills is to take a flight from Nairobi's Wilson Airport to Siana or Ol Seki airstrip. From there, the lodge can offer a complimentary 1.5hrs road transfer.
Alternatively, road transfers from Nairobi take 3-4 hours. A 6-seater van will cost USD600, roundtrip.
If travelling directly from Nairobi to Olarra Lodge, guests are advised to book flights that arrive at Wilson Airport before 1pm, so as to accommodate for the additional travel time in daylight.
Charter flights and helicopter from Nairobi are also available.
Located at an altitude of 6000, Olarro Lodge