Start Planning Today
1-800-227-9246
Swain Destinations
  • Fairmont Mara Safari Club

Fairmont Mara Safari Club


The Fairmont Mara Safari Club, a luxury Masai mara resort hotel in Kenya, re-opened in 2009 following an extensive renovation program. 

Surrounded on three sides by the breathtaking Mara River, and on the edge of the world’s Seventh “New” Wonder of the World – the Masai Mara - Fairmont Mara Safari Club is the epitome of tented luxury. A Top 20 Luxury Resort by Travel & Leisure Magazine The Fairmont is a host to a number of fine dining, safari and outdoor activities.  The main masai Mara lodge at the center of camp hosts an indoor restaurant, bar and library with Internet access to keep the relatives up to date with safari adventures. A spacious outside deck overhangs the river and leads to a swimming pool, complete with bar and private massage tents. 

With four poster, pillow-top beds and a veranda overlooking the hippo and crocodile-filled river, each of the 50 tents at Fairmont Mara Safari Club is superbly furnished with its own private, three-piece bathroom, including a number of “outdoor showers” in select tents. The larger-sized accommodations also feature expanded decks which allow for private dining, a new service. Offering one of the most luxurious Masai Mara hotel accommodation.

Outdoor dining is enhanced with the creation of a boma, a structure influenced by traditional homesteads, where guests can enjoy a cultural dinner reflecting not only African cuisine but also rich musical accompaniment. 

Guests can choose from a wide range of activities at Fairmont Mara Safari Club resort hotel, including game drives and balloon safaris over the Mara plains capped with a champagne breakfast on the savannah or a stroll in the footprints of the hippo-trodden path escorted by a Masai Moran. The location provides a perfect base for visiting the Masai Mara, one of the world’s richest wildlife reserves, and home to an astounding array of animals including zebras, cheetahs, wildebeests, gazelles and of course the “Big Five”.

Fairmont Mara Safari ClubFairmont Mara Safari ClubFairmont Mara Safari ClubFairmont Mara Safari ClubFairmont Mara Safari ClubFairmont Mara Safari ClubFairmont Mara Safari ClubFairmont Mara Safari ClubFairmont Mara Safari Club


Room Information

The luxury Masai Mara accomodation at Fairmont Mara Safari Club offer a traditional safari experience with the comfort and amenities of a luxury resort hotel. There is a total of 50 tents with four poster, pillow-top beds and a veranda overlooking the hippo and crocodile-filled river.

Each of the 50 tents at Fairmont Mara Safari Club is superbly furnished with its own private, three-piece bathroom, including a number of “outdoor showers” in select tents. The Fairmont offers guests premiere luxury resort accomodation in Masai Mara, Kenya.

The larger-sized Masai Mara accommodations also feature expanded decks which allow for private dining.

Riverfront Deluxe Tent
Riverfront Deluxe Tents have a four-poster bed, a three-piece ensuite bathroom with hot water and power, as well as an outdoor shower. There is also a deck.

Riverfront Tent
Riverfront Tents have one or two four-poster beds, an ensuite shower with hot water and power. There is also a deck.

All tents feature the following amenities:
  • Water flasks with glasses          
  • Shower stall or bath          
  • Insecticide          
  • Air-freshener          
  • 220v electrical sockets          
  • Lamps (electrical)          
  • Dressing table          
  • Hand-woven rugs         
  • Poster-bed drapes          
  • Windows with mosquito gauze and flaps         
  • Flashlight         
  • Umbrella         
  • Square-pin electric sockets for easy charging of video cameras, cameras and other electric gadgets. (Adapters are available from Reception.)
Read MoreRead More
Read LessRead Less

Things To Do

Activities

Full Day Game Drives: After breakfast, one sets out to explore the Mara Plains, viewing the natural habitat of various species of birds and the abundant wildlife. Lunch boxes are provided for a picnic in the wild. The excursion lasts from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. An extension to this option is a visit to the Masai Cultural Centre - a wonderful experience where one can learn at first hand all about the culture and lifestyle of the famed Masai people.
 
Walking Safaris (2-hour Excursion): Participants on a walking safari become part of the environment. Guided by a knowledgeable naturalist, an armed guide and two Masai warriors in full regalia (to frighten off the lion!). A full safari breakfast/ brunch is served on the river bank with the delightful hippo for company. Guests have to fill out liability forms. Children under 12 are not permitted to join this excursion.
 
Bird Walks: A specialist guides walkers through the camp pointing out various species of birds (70 have been sighted so far). Walks last for approximately one and a half hours.
 
Balloon Safaris: Balloon safaris in Kenya are among the many exciting activities in the Masai Mara. Depart at 5:45 a.m. for a balloon ride over the Mara plains, to float majestically over the teeming herds of wildlife. You will land on the Mara plains and have a sparkling wine breakfast to celebrate this unusual experience. This safari lasts for approximately 1.5 hours. Guests have to fill out liability forms. (Closed from April to June).
 
Fishing Safari (Half-Day Excursion): A 40-minute flight brings one to the second largest fresh water lake in the world and the source of the River Nile - Lake Victoria. Fish for Nile Perch, some of which weigh over 200 lbs, look-out for the myriad of bird-life, or just spend time watching the spectacular scenery from your boat. The rare spotted-necked otter is also to be found here.
Read MoreRead More
Read LessRead Less

Price Guide

$ = Up to $100
$$ = $100 to $199
$$$ = $200 to $349
$$$$ = $350 to $599
$$$$$ = $600 +


Price per person, per night.