Masai Mara sopa lodge
Masai Mara Sopa lodge is a luxury accommodation facility and a perfect lodge to stay at while on your safari in Masai Mara national reserve, Masai Mara sopa lodge is one of the first lodges to be built in the park. This lodge is located high on the slopes of Oloolaimutia hills amidst beautiful thickets and trees, Masai Mara sopa lodge’s structures are built in depiction of the African style of houses that are round in shape with conical roofs. These structures are built stretching along the line of the hills with a large public area buildings and swimming pool in the middle.
Accommodation offered in Masai Mara sopa lodge
Masai Mara sopa lodge offers accommodation in beautifully built 99 rooms, these rooms include 4 inter-connecting rooms, 1 honeymoon suite and 12 suites. The fifty guest cottages at Masai Mara sopa lodge are in divided into two wings situated on either side of the main public areas, each house consists of 2 guest rooms.
Rooms at Masai Mara sopa lodge features queen and king size beds, mosquito nets, electronic deposit safes, dressing table, a sheltered verandah offering views of the gardens and the game reserve. The rooms also have en-suite bathroom with shower and bath tub, flushing toilet and equipped with all bath amenities such as shampoo, bathing soap, hair dryer and many more.
Suites in Masai Mara sopa lodge are two romantic rooms, each suite features a spacious bathroom, indoor and outdoor seating areas, and en-suite bathrooms
Honey moon suite
Honey moon suite at Masai Mara sopa lodge is a luxurious accommodation, the suite features a luxurious bedroom with a king size bed, dressing table, sheltered verandah offering views of the park, sitting room and en-suite bathroom. The bathroom contains both shower and sunken bath, washing sink and flashing toilet.
Services and facilities offered in Masai Mara sopa lodge
Masai Mara sopa lodge has two on-site bars that is Jumbo Bar and Ol Murrani Bar
Jumbo bar at Masai Mara sopa lodge is an ambiance of its own as it is decorated with cowrie shell and beads embedded on the counter, the bar is fully stocked with variety worldly recognized brands of both alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. The bar features comfortable bar chairs for your comfortable relaxation most especially in the evening, the also has a television set and sound system for your entertainment.
Ol Murrani bar
Ol Murrani bar is situated below the swimming pool adjust to an open air camp fire area, the bar is a master piece with an incredible ambiance, a pool table, a television set dedicated to sports and a huge timber outdoor deck offering views of the park and animals like hyena, mongoose as they come to eat meat in the night hours.
Ol Murrani bar is fully stocked with a variety of alcoholic and non- alcoholic brands.
The lounge at Masai Mara sopa lodge is situated a few steps down from the reception and easily accessed from guest wings, the lounge is spacious and in circular form with comfortable furniture and a fire place in the middle. The lounge consists of walls painted with warm earth colors and consists of couches and tables to facilitate your lounging and sit comfortably for afternoon tea or coffee.
Masai Mara sopa lodge’s dining room is situated is a circular room with a central fireplace in the middle, the room is fitted with natural framed paintings depicting the daily life of the Masai people. the dining room features large sized buffet tables where salads are offered, live cooking area and main courses, desserts and a wide selection of cheeses are offered in the room.
Outdoor dining area
The dining area has an outdoor dining area with an outdoor timber deck with umbrella shaded tables where foods is served, in the outdoor dining area Africa night food extravaganzas is offered every evening and in this extravaganza a variety of African local foods are served.
Swimming pool is a perfect place to relax after a full day touring in Masai Mara, the pool is spaces and situated beneath the dining room and it has a pool bar offering cocktails prepared by a professional bar man.
Gift shop at Masai Mara sopa lodge sells artifacts, book about Masai Mara and African fabrics and many more at a reasonable price.
Wi-Fi offers free accessible internet in all parts of the facility
Masai Mara sopa lodge 1 conference room beautifully fitted to for conferences, the conference room is of theatre style and accommodates 70 people. This room is well equipped with conference equipments such as projector, board and printing facilities.
Masai Mara sopa lodge offers laundry services for its visitors in need of a service at a reasonable price.
Children menu is available at Masai Mara sopa lodge offering foods for children.
Activities offered by Masai Mara sopa lodge
Hot air balloon safaris
Card and board games
How to get to Masai Mara sopa lodge
Masai Mara sopa lodge is a very accessible accommodation facility by both road and air means of transport, by road the lodge is accessed by use of both private and public car from Nairobi which is a drive of 6 hours. By air domestic flights are offered from Wilson airport to Keekorok airstrip which is a flight of 1 hour and from Keekorok it is a drive of one hour to the lodge.