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Watamu, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having stayed at Satao many times over the last fifteen years, we recently stopped over for one night. The place is amazing. It is without a doubt the best game viewing spot in the whole of Tsavo. In addition the tents have been renovated and the game drive vehicles have been upgraded. The staff and food is excellent. It is... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this camp for 1 night only - but it was a wonderful experience! The camp is situated at a waterhole with loooooooots of animals! If you have one of the tents in the front row you can actually observe the animals from your terrace or even from your bed! There are all different kind of animals -... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an experience that is difficult to describe. The location is in the heart of a reserve so as you dining you are looking out at a spectrum of animals from Elephants to Antelopes and no more than 25metres from where you are sitting. The resort itself is like glamping but has a much nicer feel. The rooms are... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We'd never been on safari before and when we were told we were staying in a tent, we were not expecting this!!! This really was luxury: comfy beds, amazing bathrooms, great food, brilliant staff. Not to mention the animals! I don't have much to compare it to but we were there with Kenyan friends who unanimously said this was the... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

A great visit to satao camp arranged for us by southern cross safaris, our guide William picked us up from tiwi beach early morning and drove us cross country to Tsavo East. we arrived and started with a game drive before heading to the camp for lunch and checkin after lunch we had another evening game drive and then back... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Two times in Tsavo, two times in the Satao Tented Camp. And always when we had to go we did it full of emotions. We love the place, we love the people there and there the nature reminds us that we belong to it. Satao is a unique location, in the middle of the wildness where everything rules in harmony.... More 

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Aberdeen
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful visit to Satao camp. Everything we hoped for and more. Sooooo many elephants. Such a memorable visit. Loved the setting around the waterhole. We saw lions in the camp too! The staff were very attentive and friendly. The tent very comfortable and clean.

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Mombasa
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Satao is my favourite camp in Tsavo East. Nestled under old tamarind trees the luxury tents are arranged around the water-hole affording a wonderful view of incoming herds of elephant. The elephant, for me, are the main reason to come here, as I never get tired of watching them either from the viewing platform or from the privacy of my... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

As Mt kilimanjaro dominates the African skyline, we are being taught how to jump into the air like a Maasai warrior. We fall about giggling madly. Kinda hard, i must add. our accommodation is in a modern riff on traditional safari lodging with colonial-style, contemporary trimmings from where the famous peak is dusted in a cap of snow takes pride... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed at Satao for 2 nights. There had been a long period without rain and so many animals visited the water hole while we were there, including hundreds of elephants, hippos, buffalo, lions, baboons, gazelle and many more! The accommodation was outstanding....we could lie in bed watching the game at the waterhole! The food was delicious and the staff... More 

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Satao Camp is arguably one of the best locations in Africa for observing elephants from your tent. The atmosphere in the evenings with the Impala and Waterbuck sitting all around you is something quite unique and special. With only 20 tents Satao Camp is small and private. It is located away from the main congested areas of Tsavo so one can enjoy the privacy of being at one with nature. This is a true Safari Experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Satao Luxury Tented Camp

Address: Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Tsavo National Park East
Price Range: RM3,276 - RM3,356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Satao Luxury Tented Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Any tent is gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles khgoldstein, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The outside edges of the camp probably have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles KMC584, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room Nr.1 or Nr. 2 are very close to the waterwhole. Perfect view!!”
 of 5 bubbles Car0lin2013, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all rooms give good view of wildlife but will prefer corner ones on east and west side.”
 of 5 bubbles 756ashishd, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you are a group then to take the Suite as one of your tents and to have the extra space to gather in the evenings is worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles DDGM63, 3 May 2016 | Read review
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