The Camp has its own 6,000 acre private conservancy and is situated one kilometre from the Masai Mara game reserve. The location provides easy access for day and night game drives to the Masai Mara game reserve and the conservancy, game walks, and cultural interactions with the Masai community.
The camp is situated in a timelessly unspoiled setting with sunset views stretching to distant horizons of the Masai Mara and the Serengeti plains covered in boundless game.
The Cottar Safari tradition began in 1919. Almost 100 years on, we continue to provide an unparalleled safari experience to discerning clients in Africa. Extending an era of luxury and quality, we return to the original spirit and essence of ‘safari’, reminiscent of a golden era ~ an era of romance, professional guiding, adventure and elegance. Situated in an untouched exclusive concession bordering the Serengeti, Maasai Mara and Loliondo reserves, the camp and the area guarantee privacy and an abundance of wildlife.
The camp accommodates up to 28 guests in authentic white canvas luxury tents. The camp spreads over 1 kilometre and has 2 mess tents, so guests are assured a spacious yet intimate environment. The tents include private ensuite dressing rooms and bathrooms, main bedrooms and verandas, with family tents also having a living room with a fireplace.
Cottar’s Private Homestead ~ For those that want absolute privacy combined with dedicated and discrete staff, award winning guides, and an abundance of wildlife, this Mara homestead offers the only real private luxury home in the Mara. The contemporary African style house can be rented only on an exclusive basis and comes with a dedicated staff of 8. The house has a large living room, a dining room, a magnificent viewing deck and 5 ensuite bedrooms, all with stunning views, Game vehicle(s) and a dedicated guide are provided to guests throughout their stay. A 25m swimming pool sits in the grounds of the Private Homestead and is exclusively available to the Private Homestead.