One of the most stylish accommodations in Northern Kenya, Sasaab is hidden away on a rocky ridge above the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River within the West Gate Community. This secluded site boasts a blend of Moroccan and Swahili style and a level of sophisticated services that will make any guest feel like royalty.

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The architecture of Sasaab, Kenya follows strong Moroccan design influences. Nestled above the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, with nine individually thatched and canvas suites. Each feature enormous open-air bathrooms, four-poster beds, and private plunge pools. Guests also enjoy private verandas with sweeping views across the Laikipia Plateau and Mount Kenya. Given Sasaab’s unique location on the river, guests will frequently witness elephants along the river banks or spot a lion and her cubs playing over the rocks.

Dinner at Sasaab takes place under the stars at the Moroccan-influenced ‘souk’ style mess. The North African cuisine made from produce straight from the camp’s vegetable garden is a delight to the palate.

Pencil in time for the ultimate in pampering and rejuvenation at the lauded SpaSaab. Treatments influenced by African and Samburu techniques come with a view of the beautiful Kenyan landscape.

The area surrounding Sasaab is Buffalo Springs National Reserve. This region is rich in its natural diversity. Wildlife is abundant with frequent viewings of elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, oryx, giraffe, zebra, antelope, and ostrich. Witness the wildlife by game drive, night drive, or even a camel — a delightful activity for young and old alike. Next, stroll along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River to experience fly camping or a visit with locals. Sasaab is in close proximity of many local villages, allowing frequent visits to the cultural manyatta and schools. You will find jewelry and crafts made by local women’s groups in the nearby markets. Many of these community projects are directly supported by Sasaab offering a glimpse into the fascinating people of this special place.

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