Karatu Simba Lodge
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Karatu Simba Lodge



a peaceful retreat in the Tanzanian countryside, providing a tranquil escape from the bustling world
With comfortable and eco-friendly accommodations, the lodge is a perfect base for exploring Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater
Guests can savor delicious and healthy cuisine, featuring locally sourced ingredients, while enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings and warm Tanzanian hospitality

About the Property

Karatu Simba Lodge, situated in the serene Tanzanian countryside, offers a tranquil escape for travelers seeking a peaceful retreat near Lake Manyara National Park. The lodge provides comfortable and eco-friendly accommodation in individual cottages and rondavels, offering scenic views of the surrounding landscape. With a strong commitment to serving delicious and healthy food, the lodge sources fresh, local ingredients for its continental cuisine. Guests can relax in the lounge, by the pool, or around the campfire while enjoying the beautiful setting. The lodge's convenient location allows for exploring nearby cultural sites, embarking on game drives, birdwatching, and more, making it an ideal base for a Tanzanian adventure.


Lounge & BarLounge & Bar
Swimming PoolSwimming Pool
Kid-Friendly BuffetKid-Friendly Buffet
In-Room Lockable BoxIn-Room Lockable Box
Laundry ServiceLaundry Service

Food & Drink

Karatu Simba Lodge prides itself on providing guests with a delightful dining experience rooted in freshness and flavor. Located in the fertile Karatu District, the lodge sources the best and freshest local produce, eggs, and coffee, resulting in delicious continental cuisine with occasional local specialties. The talented chefs continuously explore new and innovative recipes to please guests' palates. The lodge serves breakfast as a buffet, featuring a variety of options from cereals to freshly baked goods and cooked-to-order eggs. Lunch boxes are thoughtfully prepared for day excursions, ensuring a unique and satisfying meal experience. Dinner is served as a buffet or at the table, always offering a vegetarian option. Special dietary requests, such as vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free diets, are accommodated. With fresh produce and the dedication of the culinary team, Karatu Simba Lodge offers a memorable culinary journey to complement the safari experience.

Getting There



The accommodation at Karatu Simba Lodge provides a serene and rustic haven within the Tanzanian countryside. Set in individual twin, double, or triple cottages or rondavels, each unit features canvas walls, a solid attached bathroom and shower, and handcrafted furniture made from African hardwood. These comfortable spaces offer stunning views of the surrounding forest, fields, and distant hills, creating a peaceful atmosphere for relaxation. All rooms come with mosquito nets for a restful night's sleep. Solar power ensures that the rooms have electricity and hot water, while amenities like a torch, umbrella, and a power strip for device charging are provided for guests' convenience. The lodge's eco-friendly approach means guests should bring a headlamp or 'book light' for reading at night. Due to the lodge's solar electrical system, the use of hair dryers is discouraged to prevent potential power disruptions. Overall, the rooms at Karatu Simba Lodge offer a comfortable and sustainable retreat, allowing guests to unwind and reconnect with nature.


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