Satao Luxury Safari Camp– is nestled among the trees and overlooking a watering hole in the vast shrub land of Tsavo East National Park. The camp provides tranquility and relaxation in the “Eden of East Africa”. The front of the tents have their own patio with table and chairs providing an excellent viewing point for each guest.
Accommodation and Meals
Satao Camp has 20 tents, all e-suite, thoughtfully positioned to ensure a full view of the camps “own” watering hole. The 20 tents are made up of 16 family tents and 4 suites each tent is constructed of sisal and boroti poles topped with a makuti roof, only the front of the tent is visible as each tent has its own patio with table and chairs.
The tents at Satao Camp are exquisite; all are attractively furnished with locally made beds and unique African designs. Each spacious tent has a private bathroom with running water.
The shower however is in the true African style, whereby the camp staff bring hot water in the evening. The bathrooms are very spacious, slate floors with stunning wooden framework, the wash basins sunken into the structure, all fitted with flushing toilet.
The suites have authentic antique writing desks and beautiful African bed and cushion covers. Comfort and the personal touch is what we provide you with in the bush to ensure your stay with us is one that you will never forget. All tents complete with own verandahs.
Meals:- You would never believe you are in the African Bush. The chef’s ensure quality food at all times, for breakfast you may choose – continental – full English – pancakes – omelettes – fresh fruits in season.
Lunch at Satao Camp is served under a 200 Year old Tamarind tree where you may watch the elephants at the watering hole. Dinner is served in the restaurant lounge area, from 7-9 pm.
After dinner you can relax and enjoy the atmosphere of Tsavo by swapping stories of your days adventures around the camp fire or watch the animals by “night” from the observation tower.
Sundowners at Satao Camp : – There is only one thing more beautiful than a clear African Night sky – Sunset in the African Bush! The “Sundowner” is a must for all our guests at Satao, if you want to experience this mystical and magical experience please let the camp manager know on arrival. You are taken away from the camp into the bush to “our” special sundowner spot. The fire is lit and delicious biting served and the champagne is poured. Sit back and relax, take in the atmosphere and listen to the animals in the wild.
Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya covering 13,747 km². Opened in April 1948, it is located near the village of Voi in the Taita District of Coast Province. The Nairobi – Mombasa highway and the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) divide Tsavo East from Tsavo West. Several small rivers including the main river Tsavo / Galana river cross the park and flow into the Indian ocean. Visit the nearby swamp area with often a high concentration of animals, the ancient granite rock Mutanda and the Lugard Falls in the North. The park is home to lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, zebras, buffaloes, lesser kudus, Grant gazelles, gerenuks and around 500 bird species among others.