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Elewana Elsa's Kopje Meru

92 Editor Rating*
Scale of 90-100

Located in Meru National Park, this traditional lodge is named for the lioness featured in “Born Free.” (Joy and George Adamson lived nearby.) Lodgings spaced across a craggy hillside comprise six cottages, three Honeymoon Suites, a two-bedroom Family Cottage and the spacious two-bedroom Private House, with its own infinity pool. Excellent cuisine is served in an open-sided dining area covered with a thatched roof and decorated with Oriental rugs and tribal art. Stone-walled cottages provide exhilarating views, with some featuring outdoor tubs. Amenities include a horizon pool with a deck area. This property is less opulent than lavish South African lodges and is suitable for adventurous and experienced safari travelers.

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Elewana Elsa's Kopje Meru Features:

  • Airport transfers
  • Children welcome
  • Hiking
  • Meal plan offered
  • No a/c
  • Pool
  • Private pool
  • Restaurant
  • Safari
  • Spa

Average Mid-High Season Rates (including taxes):

Lowest Rate: Cottage for Two, $1,460; Editor’s Choice: Elsa’s Private House, $3,180 (all meals, house wines and spirits, scheduled camp activities, airstrip transfers and laundry included). 

Standard Inclusions:

All meals and non-alcoholic beverages; Beer, house wines and selected spirits; Safari activities; Round-trip airstrip transfers; Limited laundry services; VAT; Taxes; Wi-Fi

Learn more about Elewana Elsa's Kopje Meru:

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