Cottar’s Bush Villa, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
A Private Villa or Lodge in Kenya
Masai Mara, Kenya
Per House / Villa
A member of the
Cottar's 1920's Safari Camp
The villa was designed by Calvin and Louise Cottar and built by hand using indigenous and eco-friendly materials. The villa is managed within the same area as Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp, and guests can enjoy the same levels of service and standard for which the camp is known. For those that want absolute privacy in the Maasai Mara, combined with dedicated and discrete staff, award-winning guides, and an abundance of wildlife, Cottar’s Bush Villa offers the only real private luxury home in the Maasai Mara.
Cottar’s Bush Villa has a breathtaking view onto the savannah plains that carry the great annual wildebeest migration, and is set amidst a backdrop of the Olderikesi Hills. Guests can enjoy privately guided game drives, night game drives, bush walks, swimming and fishing. Cottar’s Bush Villa is rented only on an exclusive basis, and comes with a dedicated staff of 8. The villa is over 10,000 square feet in size, and features a large living room, dining room, a magnificent viewing deck, and 5 en-suite bedrooms, all with stunning views. The villa has internet access throughout, satellite TV and DVD, and is powered with electric and solar energy. A dedicated game drive vehicle(s) and guide(s) are provided to guests throughout their stay.
For the discerning client, Cottar’s Bush Villa offers complete privacy, with a secure and secluded road leading to the villa – perfect for those who want to immerse themselves in nature. A masseuse is available on a daily basis, and private body guards and personal exercise trainers can be made available (at an additional cost), should they be requested.
WHY CHOOSE COTTER’S BUSH VILLA?
- The Cottar family have been operating luxury tented safaris since 1919, and have been part of the Mara community for over 9 decades.
- With only 23 Gold-standard „Kenya Professional Safari Guide‟ qualified guides in Kenya, Cottar‟s are pleased to announce they have an impressive 3 Gold-level KPSGA guides, with the remaining guides having their Silver-Level KPSGA qualification. In 2015, the number of Gold guides at Cottar‟s is expected to go up to 4!
- Exclusive accommodation for a family, special occasion, or high profile guests
- One of the only small luxury properties in the Mara with 2 swimming pools (1 at themain camp and a new 25 metre swimming pool at the Private House)
Cottar's Bush Villa Rates, Activities & Amenities
|2021||1 Nov - 19 Dec||–||US $ 7584|
|2021 - 2022||20 Dec 2021 - 10 Jan 2022||–||US $ 11977|
|2022||11 Jan - 31 May, 01 Nov - 19 Dec||–||US $ 7584|
|2022||01 Jun - 30 Jun, 01 Sep - 31 Oct||–||US $ 9581|
|2022 - 2023||01 Jul - 31 Aug, 20 Dec 2021 - 10 Jan 2023||–||US $ 11977|
Rates are Per House / Villa unless otherwise specified.
Cottar’s Bush Villa rates include:
Full board accommodation, water, tea & coffee. Local Drinks– soft drinks, house wines, beers, & select spirits. Safari activities, including shared day/night game drives & bush walks/runs. Cottar’s Warrior School – Kids entertainment program . Cottar’s private airstrip & Keekorok airstrip transfers. Canvas Bush Baths, applies to Standard, Honeymoon & Family tents. Transfers to cultural visits. Laundry. Nanny. All statutory taxes (approx. 25%), including VAT.
Rates Exclude: Champagne, luxury wines & spirits. Park & Conservancy fees. Cultural village entry fee ($20 pp). Massage and Spa treatments (starting from $50). Exclusive use of vehicle – $330 per day.
Children of all ages are welcome at Cottar’s Bush Villa.
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