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The words "exclusive" and "luxurious" are often exaggerations: at Mara Bushtops they fit like a glove. Watching from your own 100 square metre private deck as an abundance of wildlife congregates around the adjacent salt lick is, literally, unforgettable. Having your butler draw your hot tub after a spectacular game drive is heaven while our award-winning safari spa takes Wild Luxury to new heights. Together, these experiences create an oasis of five-star luxury, blending peace with adventure.
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Breakfast included
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Land Parcel No. 4 in front of the largest natural salt lick in the Masai Mara, Masai Mara National Reserve Kenya
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Mara Lodges Airport49 km
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This property is definitely a class above its competitors when it comes to service, meals, rooms and facilities. It is not often I am blown away but this is a camp for the discerning safari visitor that wants all their creature comforts in the middle of the bush but in relaxed
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This was my first time to Kenya and it was such a wonderful first being lucky enough to stay at this incredible property. From the moment we arrived until the sad moment of having to leave, we were filled with jaw dropping WOW moments. The entire staff were fantastic and offered
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This has probably been the best holiday we have ever taken, and we have to thank Lawrence and his team for such a wonderful stay at Mara Bushtops. Their commitment to client satisfaction showed from the very beginning, through the booking process where Gideon responded to our
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This lodge and spa, situated on its own wildlife conservancy close to Masai Mara National Reserve, has taken hospitality to a whole new level. Expect personalized attention from every member of the hotel at every turn. The manager Lawrence truly made us feel at home in the wild.
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This was a fantastic stay for us. The facilities are impeccable and the staff outstanding! They tents are luxurious and give great access to wildlife just outside. Food was excellent and WiFi was available throughout the camp. The sundowner and night drives were fun. It’s a
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Wild Luxury - Lion Tent view
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Photo provided by managementMara Bushtops Luxury Camp
outside deck overlooking the salt lick
Room with a View!
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I have never stopped at bushtoos but does look very luxurious. We stayed at little governors where the balloons take off from and is definitely worth it drifting along the Mara winds permitting or along the plains then a god hearty breakfast.Temperatures do fluctuate but once the sun is up then it is hot but expect occasional showers so pack a lightweight coat or a poncho. Nights and early mornings are cool so take a warm jumper too as you will need these as you can get cold rushing around on game drives. Take breakfast with you also as it allows more time on the plains. Hope this helps and enjoy
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It is up to your discretion of course, but I think general guidelines are 5$ per person per day for your ranger/driver. Mara will provide you with an envelope where you can leave tip for the staff and it will be contributed equally- again 5$ per person per day is suggested. If you are extremely happy with your ranger as we were, we tipped more :)
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It depends on which season. I don't think they answer directly. All bookings are through 3 party companies.
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"The Buffalo room was very quiet."
"Lion Tent has great views, and animals more concentrated in the hotel conservancy than in the big park"
"Al are the same. Some with one big matrass, others with two. You may listen some neighbors' speaches from other tents."
"Every room is incredible! Just every single thing here is WOW"
"Fox tent was lovely and secluded."
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LOCATION
KenyaRift Valley ProvinceMasai Mara National Reserve
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