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Hemingways Olseki Mara

Set on a rocky promontory overlooking the Isupukiai River Valley, Ol Seki Hemingways Mara is a private luxury tented camp, which enjoys panoramic views across a wilderness teeming with game on the Naboisho Conservancy, north of the Mara Reserve. The area provides a rare opportunity to enjoy wildlife viewing in a pristine setting away from mass tourism. Ol Seki guides, who know every inch of the bush, lead guests throughout the Conservancy and onto the Mara plains to experience once-in-a-lifetime encounters with Kenya’s extraordinary wildlife. Encompassing nine beautifully designed luxury safari tents, Ol Seki Hemingways Mara is an intimate oasis nestled amongst Cordia and Acacia trees, with views across the valley. Each spacious tent features a private deck, enabling guests to view animals and birds in their natural habitat, or simply enjoy the stunning sunsets, from the comfort of their tents. The infinity swimming pool set alongside a sunset deck with a built-in fire pit overlooking the watering hole and Koiyaki plains is the ideal spot to relax during the midday sun.

Game drives usually take place twice a day, although guests are largely given the flexibility and freedom to design their day as they wish thanks to the small size of the camp.
Hemingways Olseki Mara
Hemingways Olseki Mara
Hemingways Olseki Mara
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Hemingways Olseki Mara
Hemingways Olseki Mara
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Hemingways Olseki Mara

Room Information

The Safari Tents
Small and exclusive, Ol Seki Hemingways Mara hosts a maximum of 20 guests. Each stylish tent has
been designed to offer secluded privacy and spacious accommodation in muted tones with a twist of
Bedouin style as a nod to the shape and style of the tents. Locally sourced fabrics and furniture, a
writers desk and a large comfy day bed add further comfort. Every tent sits on a private vantage point up on the rocky escarpment offering a 270 degree view of the bush from your bed which takes in the slope of the acacia scrub where animals graze in the shade of the sparse trees. Beyond the immediate vista, the Ngama hills hem the horizon to the east and beyond lie the plains of the Maasai Mara.

Simba Family Suite
The Simba Family Suite is a self-contained penthouse in the bush with a private driveway. Complete with kitchen, dining room and living area, the tent connects two enormous double bedrooms, both ensuite. There’s a fully stocked bar and fridge and guests can decide the level of service they require – a butler can be present at all times to pour drinks and make coffee as required, or staff will stay in the background to give guests the freedom to help themselves to the amenities. The expansive terrace with small plunge pool provides an ideal viewpoint for wildlife watching during the day and
stargazing at night. The main feature of the Simba Suite is exclusivity with your own dedicated chef
for all meals as well as a private game drive vehicle and guide.

Things To Do

Safari Game Drives
Daily day and night game drives in Naboisho Conservancy.

Mara Reserve
During the months of the migration (July – October), enjoy one full day in the Mara Reserve itself, along the main rivers in the hopes of spotting a wildebeest crossing.

Guided Walks
Enjoy a guided walk through the wilderness for a chance to learn about the area, the Maasai culture and all the plants of the region and their traditional uses.

Community Visits
Working closely with the local community, guests at Ol Seki Hemingways Mara can visit a local village for an introduction into the Maasai lifestyle.

Balloon Safari
One of the iconic experiences of a safari in Africa, a sunrise hot air balloon flight over the Mara Reserve is a great way to get a different perspective on the Masai Mara. To help soothe the pain of the early morning start, freshly brewed tea and coffee is delivered prior to departure. The early morning Mara breeze will float guests southwards towards Tanzania and as they follow the Mara River all the wonderful animals of the Mara are visible. The flight usually lasts about an hour and once safely back on solid ground, guests celebrate the early morning escapade with a champagne breakfast in the bush



Masai Mara National Park, Kenya



Available Amenities:

24 Hour Reception

Currency Exchange


Fitness Center

In-Room Dining

Internet Access

Laundry Services

Mini Bar

On-Site Activities

On-Site Dining



Swimming Facilities

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Price Guide

$ = Up to $299
$$ = $300 to $599
$$$ = $600 to $999
$$$$ = $1000 to $2499
$$$$$ = $2500+
Starting price per room, per night, in USD and based on double occupancy.