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The Sarova Salt Lick Safari Lodge is located within the wildlife-rich Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary of Kenya East Africa, overlooking the untamed Tsavo plains and waterhole. Famed for being one of the world’s most photographed lodges, the Sarova Salt Lick Safari Lodge is one of Kenya’s flagship safari lodges. Nestled in the wildlife rich and spectacularTaita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary in East Africa, this lodge provides great views of the endless Tsavo plains and the active waterhole where wildlife comes to quench their thirst. The Salt Lick Lodge features a total of 96 hotel rooms which are uniquely built on stilts across two levels. The rooms feature en-suite bathrooms with showers and WC, running cold and hot water are provided. Single, double and triple beds are available deepening on the traveller’s requirements. Convenient amenities and features in each of the rooms ensure a most comfortable stay in this remote and fascinating region of East Africa.


The Salt Lick Lodge offers elegant dining venues for an unforgettable culinary journey. Meals are served in the welcoming dining room as well outside in the bushveld overlooking Taita Hill’s flora and fauna. With its own vegetable and herb garden, guests are treated with high quality and fresh culinary delights.


  • Bura Restaurant
  • Vura Bar Lounge
  • Outdoor dining experience.

Best Time to Visit

Depending on weather taita game sanctuary give an all year round game for interested clients bit riany seasons are not so good and that is late April, may and June but there are weather change all the years.

Getting There

Access by road is via Diani, 56 km from Mombasa, and there is an airstrip at the reserve.


Wildlife, bird watching and photography enthusiasts will enjoy the early morning and late afternoon safari drives during which Africa’s untamed wildlife is encountered. Guests also have the chance to visit the authentic village nearby to learn about the local cultures. It is highly recommended to spend a day at the Mzima springs which are located in the Tsavo West National Park where many hippos and crocodiles can be admired. In the Tsavo East National Park, popular sites to be visited are the Aruba Dam and the Lugards Falls. Furthermore, guests may enjoy a trip to Taita Hills which offers amazing views, the indigenous forest as well as unique rural markets.


  • Day and Night safari drives
  • Excursions
  • Nature walks
  • Spa treatments.

Tulia Health and Beauty Spa

The Tulia Spa at the lodge offers relaxing spa and beauty treatments by trained massage therapists. A great variety of different treatments are available from which guests may choose their choice including Ayurveda, Swedish, and Aromatherapy. Relax at the spa after thrilling safari drives through the untamed African wilderness and enjoy the calming sounds of nature.

Honeymoon & Romantic Getaway Packages

The lodge offers a perfect honeymoon package making it romantic, unique and unforgettable. Honeymooners may select from the lodges prime selection of offerings, such as:

  • Private dining
  • His and her massage
  • Flowers fruit and welcome drinks
  • Late check-out (based on availability)
  • A bottle of sparkling wine in the room upon arrival
  • Fresh flowers and a decadent breakfast in bed one morning
  • Champagne afternoon wit canapes
  • Candlelight dinner.


  • Bedside table
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room safe
  • Lounge
  • Viewing Deck
  • Writing desk

Facilities Available at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge

  • Boma
  • Conference venue
  • Hiking trails
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Viewing deck
  • Waterhole for wildlife


A Kenya game lodge with a difference, this unique safari accommodation is situated overlooking several waterholes in the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary which is next to the Tsavo West National Park. The rooms are arranged in circular pairs on stilts and connected by suspended walkways. En-suite guest rooms at this Kenya safari game lodge enjoy uninterrupted views of the waterholes and surrounding landscapes. Guests can gather in the evenings in the terraced lounge and bar overlooking the main waterhole for drinks at sunset. A variety of international and local drinks are served. The waterhole is floodlit at night so that no nocturnal animal activity is missed.

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