Mara Sopa Lodge,kenya
Mara Sopa Lodge is located on the slopes of Olololaimutia Hills; it is one of the first lodges to be built in the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Mara Sopa Lodge is 240 kilometers from Nairobi, approximately 5 hours on tarmac and all weather murram roads, situated outside Masai Mara National Reserve. Flying time from Nairobi is one hour into the nearest airstrip called Keekorok which is 30 minutes drive to the lodge. . Guests are drawn to this lodge built in an ethnic design, surrounded by a rich landscape, covered in fauna, from huge desert cacti to sweet smelling jasmine flowers, all within the fabled Masai Mara Game Reserve
Airy and spacious, it is decorated in with the red coloured walls synonymous with the Masai. An effect of beads painted in bright colours is very prominent. In the centre is a huge table with slabs of stone found in the area. Light fixtures are calabashes arranged in a tasteful manner, hanging from a high thatched roof. The walls are adorned with Masai artifacts, muriel's and woven batiks.
Down a few steps, the walls hanging with woven batiks, is the lobby, round with a high thatched roof. Right in the centre is a fire place, a bar on one side and comfortable seats all around for lounging. The walls have paintings of animals fond in the region. Glass doors open out to a verandah facing the swimming pool and a beautiful garden, with sweet smelling jasmine plants creeping along the walls, giving a beautiful fragrant in the evenings when the flowers open.
Mara Serena Safari Lodge features rooms each with a private balcony overlooking the wildlife rich plains. 50 traditional round buildings with thatched roofs, each with 2 rooms. There are 12 suites, 6 on either side of the lodge. They have a large living area, private spacious bedrooms with 2 queen size beds with a mosquito net, en suite bathroom with a shower, dressing table, coffee table with comfortable chairs and a mini bar. An ornamental fire place completes the decor of the rooms.
Standard Rooms: The rooms with parquet floors and wooden paneled ceilings have 2 double beds with a mosquito net around them, ornamental fire place, en-suite bathroom with a shower, chairs and a coffee table and dressing table. Each has a verandah with two safari chairs.