Cottar's 1920's Camp

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Cottar’s 1920’s Camp is the oldest established family run safari camp in Africa spanning over five generations. Situated amidst 6,000 acres of private reserve and located less than a mile from the Masai Mara, the camp offers bespoke safari experiences.

There are just ten canvas tents in total; one honeymoon, five double tents and four family suites each with en-suite bathrooms and canopied verandas offering panoramic views. The family tents feature spacious living rooms and cosy fireplaces and the wooden treasure trunks and cream drapes create an essence of safari from a bygone era.

Facilities include a tented reading room, swimming pool with lounge hammocks, a full-time masseuse and two large mess tents where guests enjoy fine dining. As the concession borders the Serengeti reserve the sunsets are phenomenal, watch the orange glow touch down on the distant horizons of the Masai Mara and stretch across the Serengeti plains.

The Masai Mara is brimming with wildlife from the wildebeest migration to lesser flamingos (and everything in-between) and, as the camp's guides all have a unique skill set, you're in great hands. Embark on daily 4x4 game drives, guided bush walks and night drives and enjoy cultural interactions with the local Masai community. Make sure to treat yourself to a bush meal followed by a relaxing canvas bush bath to make the most of the spectacular surroundings.

Why We Love It

Upon request the camp staff will set up a safari bath or shower in the midst of the Savannah for a truly unique bathing experience.

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