Serengeti Simba Lodge

Serengeti Simba Lodge

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Highlights

Breathtaking panoramic views of the vast Serengeti plains, including prolific birdlife and diverse wildlife, making it a prime location to witness the 'Serengeti Migration'
Unique common area, built around a rocky outcropping or 'kopje,' provides an exceptional natural backdrop for guests, with astonishing Serengeti vistas from every angle
Committed to community improvement, Serengeti Simba Lodge contributes to the Ikoma tribe's well-being, offering employment opportunities and supporting local development projects

About the Property

Serengeti Simba Lodge, aptly named after the majestic lion (simba in Swahili), offers an exquisite wilderness escape high on a hill overlooking the vast Serengeti plains. This serene retreat invites guests to immerse themselves in the African wilderness, complete with incredible wildlife sightings, including the famous Serengeti Migration. The lodge provides an enchanting setting for night game drives, captivating performances by the Simba Dance Troupe, and the chance to listen to the sounds of the wild during the tranquil evenings. With breathtaking panoramic views and natural rocky outcroppings serving as a unique backdrop, Serengeti Simba Lodge promises an unforgettable safari experience. The lodge also demonstrates a commitment to the local Ikoma tribe through employment opportunities and funding for community development projects.

Amenities

Lounge & BarLounge & Bar
Outdoor ShowersOutdoor Showers
GuardGuard
Solar Power ElectricitySolar Power Electricity
WifiWifi
Swimming PoolSwimming Pool
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Food & Drink

At Serengeti Simba Lodge, the culinary experience is centered around continental cuisine, highlighting the use of premium local ingredients with a focus on health and freshness. Daily delights include freshly baked bread and rolls, while accommodating various dietary preferences such as vegetarian and gluten-free diets. The lodge avoids fatty, fried, and oily foods, prioritizing wholesome meals. Guests can relish Tanzanian coffee, tea, and an array of locally produced herbal teas and hot chocolate. Breakfast features a buffet with homemade granola, fresh fruit selection, pancakes or muffins, made-to-order oatmeal and eggs, and a selection of spreads. The four-course dinner buffet encompasses a vegetarian-based soup, salad, two entrées that rotate between fish, beef, chicken, pork, or vegetarian protein options, along with steamed veggies, potatoes or rice, and a local food option. Unique lunch options, including quiche, pizza, and salads or heartier choices like spaghetti, curry, and rice, make for a distinctive dining experience. The lodge is flexible in accommodating special meal schedules and requests, ensuring guests have a memorable culinary journey.

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Rooms

Serengeti Simba Lodge offers two distinct types of accommodation. The first option comprises fifteen uniquely designed "tents" that combine the romantic essence of tent living with the security of more permanent structures. These tents are constructed with canvas walls on solid stone foundations, thatch roofs, attached concrete baths, outdoor showers, and private decks with sweeping Serengeti views. They are available in five twin and ten queen configurations, with triple arrangements possible. The second option is the six-room Stone House, which includes two twin, two queen, and two family rooms, each featuring two queen beds. The family rooms can accommodate an additional twin bed for a child. With awe-inspiring vistas of the Serengeti savannah and the distant Grumeti River, these rooms offer a captivating ambiance. All en-suite tents and rooms provide magnificent views of the Serengeti, with most enjoying either a sunrise or sunset view. Each room is tastefully decorated with local fabrics and hardwood furniture, complete with mosquito nets on the beds. Full amenities are available, and rooms are solar-powered with solar-heated water. Additionally, there's a power strip for battery charging, which is active when the lodge's generator operates for approximately six hours daily. The rooms are equipped with torches (flashlights), umbrellas, secure safes for valuables, and whistles for security alerts. Since the solar lighting may be dimmer than guests are accustomed to, a headlamp or book light is recommended for nighttime reading. Due to the solar electrical system, the use of hairdryers is not possible at Serengeti Simba Lodge. Guests with CPAP machines must ensure they run on battery power and should be well-versed in their operation, as they need to assist the lodge staff in charging the battery, with prior notification upon booking.

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