Tourism in Africa has fast become a popular industry, because of availability of a number of five-star hotels and resorts. A number of flights to Tanzania in and out of a number of cities such as Cape Town, Johannesburg, Guinea and Cairo also add to the charm of the region. Tourists can make use of these cheap flights as an opportunity for a perfect holiday.
Situated on top of a tree-clad hilltop, in the infamous Serengeti National Park, 335 kilo meters from Arusha in the northern Tanzania, this hotel provides a perfect fusion of African tribal culture and world class luxury. Located close to the Western Corridor and Grumeti River, this resort consists of a number of traditional African huts with thatched roofs, also known as “Rondavels” in the local language. The resort is designed to completely blend in with the natural topography. Each of the individual Rondavels are shaded by grooves of acacia trees, and watered by tiny streams.
Each of the huts also offer panoramic views of the majestic African plains, and each feature private balconies, spacious bedrooms traditionally furnished bathrooms. The lodge is situated close to the millions of years old site of OlDuvai, which is also known as the birthplace of mankind. Therefore, the lodge is also a showcase of traditional culture and heritage of Africa, and hence each of the huts is furnished with original tribal paintings and Makonde carvings.
While allowing guests to experience traditional African culture, the lodge also provides a number of modern five star amenities to its guests such as a state of the art conference room, business centers, access to high speed wireless internet, exclusive selection of sports activities, HD TV with satellite channels etc. Each of the rooms also provide a number of services to facilitate the guests such as laundry, dry cleaning, valet, telephone, WiFi, 24 hour medical service, 24 hour room service, children’s baby-sitting services, in-room safe, complimentary toiletries etc.
The lodge also offers a fine dining experience in its beautifully furnished, high-doomed dining room. Food can also be served in the barbecue arena, or outside on the circular terrace over-looking the pool. A wide range of international cuisines are offered so as to meet the needs and requirements of guests from all over the world. The scrumptious food is complemented by a wide selection of local and international wines and spirits. The hotel also offers a range of soft drinks, along with a number of fresh fruit drinks, local coffee and tea.
One of the most distinguishing features of the hotel is its dedicated sites in the wild with tables, chairs, a bush bar and a bush kitchen, in the wild. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in the wild, with a broad range of meats, fish, poultry, vegetables, soups, salads and desserts on the menu. Guests can also enjoy the evening cocktail which is served around a campfire, or the camp-lit dinner.
The hotel also provides a perfect venue for hosting private and corporate events such as meetings, conferences etc. the hotel provides a number of facilities for the “corporate event under the canvas” such as a large tented space furnished with modern furniture which can be tailored to individual specifications, state of the art equipment such as LCD screens, mics, audio-visual equipment and a range of business support and secretarial services.