Taita Hills Safari Resort & Spa has until now been Africa’s best kept secret. Located at the main entrance to the Sanctuary, Taita Hills Safari Resort & Spa has two elaborate suites and 60 well-appointed standard rooms with stunning views of the lush gardens surrounding the lodge, the beautiful free form swimming pool and some have exclusive views of the watering hole. It has a museum that displays some of the World War 1 memorabilia as part of the rich history of Taita Taveta County.
Early morning and late afternoon game drive provide an ideal opportunity to view and photograph the diverse array of wildlife within the Sanctuary. The waterholes below provide a wonderful opportunity to view animals at close proximity in their natural habitat. The lobby and terrace bar offers excellent views and photographic opportunities, while an underground tunnel and bunker with ground-level windows provide unbelievably close yet safe access to a variety of animals as they drink.
Night game drives provide guests with an opportunity of seeing animals not usually encountered on a daytime game drive such as spotted and striped hyena, mongoose, jackal, civet, genet, porcupine and bush baby. Salt Lick Safari Lodge have highly trained rangers equipped with powerful spotlights to take guests on this experience of a totally different world after dark, when you may have the thrilling opportunity to see a predator actively hunting. Most predators are more active at night so night drives also provide the opportunity of experiencing the ‘Circle of Life’. The lobby and terraced bar offer excellent views and photographic opportunities, while an underground tunnel and bunker with ground level windows provides unbelievably close, yet safe, access to a variety of animals as they drink water.
There are four bush activity venues within the sanctuary and all have basic toilet amenities and have magnificent views of the Taita hills, sanctuary, adjacent Tsavo plains and of course Mt. Kilimanjaro (during clear weather days).As part of Taita Hills Safari Resort & Spa enhanced experience, these sites can be used for either bush breakfast, sundowner or bush dinner depending on the taste and size of the group involved.
Whether you are here to enjoy comfort, warmth and elegance or here to celebrate life’s most important milestones you will have an unforgettable time here.