A Collection of award winning Boutique safari Lodges with understated Classic safari Look. Extremely picturesque location chosen for each Lodge, Stepped with historically significance of some of Africa’s most historical safari tragedies mixed with favorite British Royal safari locations.
What does Elewana Mean?
Elewana means to understand one another, reach agreement, live peacefully with each other in Swahili. The intention of the Lodges is to co-exist with the surrounding nature peacefully or without disturbing the environment and also enforcing and supporting conservation efforts in the different Conservancies
Who Owns The Elewana Collection
The Lodges are owned by Entrepreneur Karim Wissanji.He is also involved with Business enterprises from Lodges to Flying to Banks. Some of other notable Enterprises in hospitality that he is also a director include the Sopa Lodges.
Generally all the lodges have been given Tripadvisors Travelers’ Choice award for accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.
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5.Elewana Sand River Masai Mara
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The lodge is located in exclusive part of the Masai Mara overlooking the mara River with a clear site of the spectacular migration from the Comfort of the Lodge.
4.Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp
Built on top of an escarpment so to absorb the Laikipia Plateau all the way to view Mt Kenya. The lodge is located in the Loisaba conservancy which is on 57,000 acres of Kenyan trust land which is committed to ensure wildlife and ecological Conservation.
Meaning of Loisaba
The names comes from Loikop people these are communities in the regions north and west of Mt Kenya and east and south of Lake Turkana who are related to the Maasai.
3.Elewana Elephant Pepper Camp Masai Mara
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Located in the Mara North Conservancy which sits on a 70,000 acres. The conservancy show cases perfect co existing of the 800 Maasai Land owners with the Conservancy ecosystem. Perfect lodge to watch 1.3 million wildebeest migrate from Serengeti national Park.
2. Elewana Loisaba Star Beds
Elewana Loisaba Star Beds has a perfect Score of 5/5 across all the review platforms. With its signature hand crafted four poster bed which is rolled out in the night for the guest to sleep under the majestic African nights sky. The bathroom are designed with an open view of the Plateau.
1.Elewana Elsa’s Kopje
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With an almost perfect score of 4.9/5,the lodge is designed on a small hill (Kopje), its the most famous of all the lodges because of the rich history as one of Africa’s most famous lion -Elsa.
Born Free was based on Elsa which a lioness raised by Original Conservationist George Adamson before conservation was a ”THING” .The lodge is built immediately above George Adamson original base camp where he used to raise lions. The lodge is located in Meru National which sits on 215,000 acres of African Landscape.
On its 20th Anniversary the lodge had a very special Guest: Virginia McKenna who was on the 1966 movie Born Free. The lodge was built by Stephano Cheli who designed the Lodge to blend in seamlessly with the small Hill.
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