A sheltered oasis, clustered around a water hole and set in the pristine calm of the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Tented Camp offers a charming blend of under-canvas ambiance and safari luxury. Located on the plains of Mount Kenya, the camp features39 luxury tents, each with its own private veranda overlooking the water hole. The central Rhino Restaurant is housed in the former manager's house of this once colonial farm, and offers both regional and international cuisine. Also within the house is the Kashoggi Bar and lounge, which centres on a blazing log fire. The Waterhole Bar, built in the style of a game-viewing hide, overlooks the waterhole and offers unrivalled wildlife-watching.
A sheltered oasis, clustered around a waterhole and set in the pristine calm of a private wildlife conservancy, Sweetwaters Tented Camp is in a class of its own. Abounding with wildlife, unfettered by the more rigorous strictures of the Kenyan National Parks and designed to offer a charming blend of under canvas ambiance and uncompromising luxury, it has long been the preferred retreat of wilderness and safari lovers alike. One of only four private game reserves in Kenya, Ol Pejeta Conservancy excels in the provision of privileged seclusion and private game viewing. Thanks to its private status it also allows such unforgettable pleasures as the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary, the only place in Kenya to see these highly endangered animals.
The camp has 39 luxury tents, each with canvas interiors, solid floors and separate thatched roofs with ensuite bathroom. Electricity is provided by 24 hour generator. 14 of there tents are on raised platforms with private balconies, the rest have private verandas and all with safari chairs and tables. Each tent features either a king-sized double bed or two twins. Mosquito nets are provided, as are hot water bottles at night. Abounding with wildlife, it has long been the preferred retreat of wilderness and safari lovers alike. One of the only four private game reserves in Kenya, Ol Pejeta Conservancy excels in the provision of privileged seclusion and private game viewing. One of Mt Kenya region’s best kept secrets, if one of your ambitions is to retreat back to history, to the bygone traditions of Kenya’s farmhouse hospitality, then the Ol Pejeta House is the place to be.
The camp prides itself on the quality of its cuisine offering a 4-course "table d’hôte" dining experience every night, and a selection of African, Asian, and international dishes. The "Rhino Restaurant" is located within what was once the ranch manager's house and has floor to ceiling windows overlooking the waterhole. The Water Hole Bar is located in a traditional ‘hide' which overlooks the water and offers unique opportunities for wildlife viewing.
There's also the Khashoggi Bar and Lounge with its blazing log fire, soft lights and enveloping ambiance, this is the ideal venue in which to enjoy a light aperitif or a relaxing nightcap.
Special features include gift shop, sundowners, bush breakfast, lunch and dinner. Activities include swimming pool, beauty treatments, day & night game drives, guided bush walks, camel-trekking, visits to the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary, visits to 'Morani', a tame black rhino. Places of interest include Mt Kenya, the Aberdare Mts . Your trip would not be complete without a visit to the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary, the only place in Kenya to see these endangered, yet highly intelligent animals.
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