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Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve 20500 Kenya See on map
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

I stayed at Encounter Mara for 3 days in late October. This was my first safari and I didn't know what to expect, and understandably a little anxious. I had nothing to worry about. At Encounter Mara , you are in good hands . It's...More

Thank mistychatter
Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia AfricaResponded today

Hello, Thank you for your wonderful review of your time with us. We are so pleased that we could be part of your first safari experience and the very special memories that were made. We do hope that you will return to the Mara again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I just returned from my second visit to Encounter Mara. I absolutely love this camp! The entire staff are friendly and helpful. You feel safe at all times. The tents are so comfortable and clean you don't realize you are in a tent. The food...More

Thank chloe652015
Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia AfricaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chloe Thank you so much for sharing your Encounter Mara experience and taking the time to post this wonderful review, the team so appreciates your compliments. It was our pleasure to welcome you back again and we hope to see you soon for another...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Encounter Mara and we loved it so much the first time, we brought three more couples with us this time! They have made a number of improvements to the camp and it is truly a magical place to visit!...More

Thank Barry S
Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Barry, It was such a pleasure to welcome you back and we're thrilled you enjoyed the changes and had such a great stay. Thank you for encouraging additional guests to join you! We truly appreciate you taking the time to post your very special...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Encounter Mara is about so much more than accommodation or location. It is an experience, an adventure, and a memory-maker. And not just from the stunning wildlife and the close encounters with the the animals, but for the overall "package" very much including the wonderful...More

Thank Per D
Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Per, Thank you for taking the time to post this truly wonderful review. We love how you have described your time with us as being so much more than accommodation or location. That is exactly what we are always aiming to bring to our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our time at Encounter. The staff was extraordinary and we loved dining with them at our table. Our guide, Sem was extremely knowledgable about the Mara and the Animals. The food was so much more than I anticipated - top shelf! Wish we...More

Thank cherylpeck2018
Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Encounter Mara, Asilia AfricaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cheryl What a pleasure reading your review and thank you very much for the much appreciated compliments to the team and top notch recommendation! We hope to welcome you again soon for a longer stay, the delicious cuisine and friendly faces will be waiting!...More

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Set in the sought-after Mara Naboisho Conservancy, award-winning Encounter Mara is the stuff safari dreams are made of. Enjoy some of the best game viewing in Africa all year round from the low-key yet More lavish comfort of this superb eco-camp. Shaded by a thick acacia forest, Encounter Mara enjoys glorious views of the surrounding savannah, while closer at hand a salt lick attracts a range of animals throughout the day, from plains game to big cats. The sheer comfort of the traditional-style safari camp combined with the opportunity for bush walks and night drives mean that there are few more rewarding places from which to experience this slice of wild Africa. Less
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Number of rooms
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Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
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aph1985
20 April 2018|
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Response from AsiliaAfrica | Property representative |
Hi aph1985, There are wonderful game sightings during April. Our guests in the last few weeks have been enjoying some incredible experiences. It is important to note, however, that it is the rainy season and this can... More
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csmToronto
6 January 2018|
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Response from AsiliaAfrica | Property representative |
Hello, In August afternoon temperatures reach an agreeable 25°C/77°F, but the cold can hang around in the evenings and early mornings when temperatures of around 12°C/54°F are common. Guided morning and evening game drives... More
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Mumbaiyya
31 January 2017|
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Response from Jeanine H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this camp has bucket showers.
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Room Tips
"There are no bad rooms/tents . All tents are private and you feel you're the only one with a view."
mistychatter
yesterday
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"All the tents are separated and in secluded areas so that you feel like you are the only ones in the camp."
chloe652015
1 week ago
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"All rooms (luxury tents) are great"
649perd
2 weeks ago
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"Family tent for traveling with kids is recommended "
Wander606441
6 Oct 2018
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