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Ol Donyo Lodge

Ol Donyo Lodge

Ol Donyo Lodge

Wedged between Kenya’s Tsavo East and Amboseli National Parks in the heart of the Chyulu Hills, this is a place of timeless wild beauty presided over by Africa’s greatest icon – Mount Kilimanjaro.

When Great Plains Conservation’s co-founders Dereck and Beverly Joubert met with Richard and Tara Bonham to discuss a partnership proposal for ol Donyo Lodge, talk revolved around the conservation of this incredible landscape; an area rich in wildlife, where some of Africa’s last big tusker elephant bulls roam freely and lion are being pulled back from the brink of annihilation.

Set on the Mbirikani Group Ranch – 275,000 acres of private wild Africa bordering Chyulu Hills National Park and owned by 4,000 Maasai – ol Donyo Lodge blends contemporary design with the rich culture of the Maasai. An annual lease fee and a per person conservancy fee go directly to this community on the understanding that they will ensure the conservation of the area and its wild inhabitants.

The lodge itself sits in thick woodland in the foothills of the Chyulus with views over the plains to Mount Kilimanjaro. Designed to merge outdoor and indoor living, the unique suites and villas (no two are the same) rise from the landscape on either side of a palatial lounge and dining area. All six suites plus 1 two-bedroom family unit have their own plunge pool and enjoy roof terraces where intimate “star beds” can be set up, allowing guests the thrill of sleeping in style under a canopy of endless stars.

We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travelers like you to make a lasting impact in the community at your travel destination. If you save just a few kilos of space in your suitcase and take supplies for the Mbirikani Group Ranch School Initiatives or the Mbirikani Community Game Scouts and Chyulu Black Rhino initiatives, you’ll make a priceless impact in the lives of our local children and their families, scouts and wildlife.

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Ol Donyo Lodge

Amenities

WiFi
WiFi
Handicap Accessible
Handicap Accessible
smoking
smoking
Suitable For Events
Suitable For Events
Fridge
Fridge
Wine Bar
Wine Bar
Elevator
Elevator
Conference Room
Conference Room
Complimentary Breakfast
Complimentary Breakfast
Coffee
Coffee
Pets Allowed
Pets Allowed
Fitness Facility
Fitness Facility
Door Man
Door Man
Fire Place
Fire Place
Air Conditioning
Air Conditioning
Free Parking
Free Parking
Pick & Drop
Pick & Drop
Hot Tub
Hot Tub
Entertainment
Entertainment
Secure
Secure
Television
Television
Play Place
Play Place
Room Services
Room Services
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool

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