Established by Calvin and Louise Cottar in the 1919, Cottars 1920's Camp returns to the original spirit and essence of safari, reminiscent of a golden era. The camp is situated in an untouched exclusive 6,000 acre concession bordering the Serengeti and Loliondo reserves, guaranteeing privacy, an abundance of wildlife, and stunning views stretching across Masai Mara and the Serengeti plains.

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Cottars 1920’s Camp stands amid a timelessly unspoiled setting where the horizons of the Masai Mara and Serengeti plains stretch out seemingly forever into the distance. Cottars 1920’s Camp consists of just 10 white luxury tents, all with en-suite bathrooms and flushing toilets. Four of these tents are constructed specifically for families with living rooms and personal fireplaces. For the discerning client, Cottar’s Private Homestead offers complete privacy, with a secure and secluded road leading to the house – perfect for those who want to immerse themselves in the Masai Mara. The Homestead includes a dedicated staff of eight, a large living room, dining room, five en-suite bedrooms, Internet access, satellite television, and a viewing deck of the savannah plains that carry the great annual wildebeest migration.

Cottars 1920’s Camp: Cottar’s Bush Villa

For the ultimate private escape in the Maasai Mara, Cottars 1920’s Camp offers the exclusive Cottar’s Bush Villa. Built by hand utilizing indigenous and eco-friendly materials, this beautiful villa is the only true private luxury home in the Maasai Mara, equipped with its own dedicated butlers, personal masseuses and trainers, award-winning guides, and an abundance of wildlife set agains the backdrop of the Olderikesi Hills.

The two central mess tents of Cottars 1920’s Camp are charmingly furnished in old colonial style, with candelabra and chandeliers lighting up the dining areas. The old brick fireplace offers warmth on chilly nights, and the new pool and spa area provide ultimate relaxation.

Guests of Cottars 1920’s Camp benefit from bespoke safaris straight out of a travel book. Enjoy day and night game drives, game walks, and frequent cultural interactions with the Maasai community, as well as the unique experience of a safari bath or safari shower in the bush. The region surrounding Cottars 1920’s Camp is a unique wilderness at the intersection of the Serengeti and the Maasai Mara, a rare corner of the world that plays host to the largest concentration of terrestrial wildlife on earth. Cottars 1920’s Camp is the ultimate safari adventure, returning guests to the original essence of the African safari to create an experience they will remember for the rest of their lives.

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