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Experiences

BEACH AND BUSH Safari Experience

Beach and Bush Kenyan experience

This package invites you to experience the very best of Kenya, from its magnificent bush to its untouched beaches.

Days 1 to 4: Finch Hattons

Your adventure begins at the award-winning Finch Hattons, where you are invited to lose your self in Tsavo’s endless landscapes and marvel at its resident elephants, lions, leopards and abundant birdlife. Wake up early for a morning game drive or sleep in and go on a guided evening game walk instead. Enjoy exceptional meals at the camp or deep in the bush, and relax at our Chyulu Spa. With the help of our warm and knowledgeable team, your days are yours to craft as you wish.

Days 5 to 8: Ocean Spa Lodge

With your hunger for the African wilderness satisfied – at least temporarily, the bush always beckons you back – the next phase of your journey takes you to Kenya’s pristine coast. At the luxurious Ocean Spa Lodge, a short flight from Tsavo, you can spend your days with your body immersed in the Indian Ocean’s warm waters or in the largest infinity pool in East Africa. The lodge’s spa is on hand to ensure that the world beyond becomes a thing of the past, and its kitchen will offer you the best seafood the ocean has to offer.

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ANSWERS

If you would like to find out more about Finch Hattons, or have a query about how we can tailor make your dream Kenyan luxury safari, please send a query.

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What is Finch Hattons?

Finch Hattons a luxury tented camp located in Tsavo West National Park. Ours is a magical place: almost 22,000 square kilometres of boundless African bush, complete with natural fresh water springs, rainforests, volcanoes, lava flow, and an abundance of fauna and flora. At our camp, we count elephant, lion, leopard, hippos, crocodiles, buffalo and countless birds among our most treasured and frequent guests.

What is Ocean Spa Lodge?

Ocean Spa Lodge is an idyllic hideaway set on a pristine private beach on Kenya’s south coast. It prides itself on offering the ultimate barefoot luxury experience. Ocean Spa Lodge’s beachfront is situated away from the crowds and also features an infinity pool and a pioneering health and wellness centre.

What activities are available at Finch Hattons?

There’s no shortage of activities to keep you busy while you’re at Finch Hattons. Day and night game drives, bush walks, full-day hikes and outings to the Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, Mzima Springs, Chyulu Hills, Amboseli National Park and Lake Jipe are all on offer. A cultural visit to the Maasai town of Iltilal can also be arranged, where you can observe the traditions of the Maasai people first-hand. If you choose to stay in camp, you can relax on one of our many viewing decks, watch our resident hippos and crocodiles wallow in the nearby springs, or enjoy an indulgent massage at our spa.

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OUR CAMP AND FACILITIES

Finch Hattons is equipped with all of the facilities you could ever need. In the camp alone, you are welcome to enjoy our exceptional cuisine in the dining pavilion, the star gazing terrace, and our bar and lounge. Should you wish to take your meals, high teas and sundowners in the bush, that can also be arranged. By night, we invite you to marvel at the stars and listen to traditional Maasai stories around our outdoor boma and fireplace.

Our relaxation spaces include an infinity pool and the Chyulu Spa, home to an elevated yoga deck, an infinity pool, two treatment areas, a hammam and a fitness centre. Beyond our camp, game drives, bush walks, ambitious hikes, and encounters with our local Maasai communities are available to you. Our space is yours to experience as you wish.

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Meet our passionate

TEAM

Finch Hattons is run by a passionate and experienced Kenyan team, about 60% of whom have been with the camp for over 15 years and about 40% since the very beginning. The original group joined as construction workers in 1993 and were trained on site. Many of the others contributed to the camp’s massive renovation in 2013. In very symbolic ways, this camp is theirs – they helped to build it from the ground up.

Setting the standard in luxury camps, Finch Hattons hospitality has become synonymous with fine dining, exemplary service and outstanding safaris.

Our team is here to answer any of your questions about our remarkable corner of the world, and to make your time here exceptional in every way. Please don’t hesitate to speak to us if there’s anything you need.

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TENTED SUITES

Designed to be minimally intrusive, our camp’s 17 luxury suites offer sweeping views of the surrounding landscape, as well as total privacy for our guests. The tents’ open-plan design invites the cool breeze that drifts over the nearby natural springs, and brings the sounds and scents of the African bush directly to you. The result is a one-on-one experience with Africa; this is the bush in all of its immediate and unapologetic beauty.

The interior design of our tents is reminiscent of the golden days of African safaris. Our suites feature indoor and outdo or showers, copper bathtubs, creamy white linen, gentle lighting, beautiful hardwood writing tables, intricate chandeliers, ornately carved chests, vintage carpets, and all the conveniences you would expect of a first-class offering.

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Our rates and

OFFERS

Please find our rates below. All prices are quoted in US dollars. If you have any questions at all, including East African Resident rate queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us – we’ll be happy to assist you.

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What’s included during your stay at Finch Hattons?

  • Road transfer from Jomo Kenyatta International airport to Wilson Airport
  • All domestic flights
  • Three nights all-inclusive accommodation at Finch Hattons, including all meals and drinks (excluding premium brands), scheduled activities (game drives and sundowners), laundry and use of spa
  • Applicable park fees at Finch Hattons
  • Four nights all-inclusive accommodation at Ocean Spa lodge, including all meals, soft drinks, high quality house wines and house spirits; water sport activities; laundry; complimentary scheduled yoga classes; one complimentary back to neck massage (30 minutes) per room per stay; and one complimentary access to the water wellness circuit per person per stay
  • Departure road transfers from Wilson Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International airport

What’s not included?

  • International flights to and from Kenya, entry visas, and travel and medical insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Spa treatments at Finch Hattons
  • Personal expenses such as curio shopping, phone calls and spa treatments

$6 000

per guest sharing*

7 Jan – 14 June / 1 Nov – 20 Dec

$6 300

per guest sharing*

15 Oct – 31 Oct

$7 220

per guest sharing*

15 June – 14 Oct / 21 Dec – 31 Dec

*Child rate is 50% of guest rate. Children aged 6 and over are welcome at Finch Hattons. Guests aged 16 years or older are considered adults.

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$6 000

per guest sharing*

7 Jan – 14 June / 1 Nov – 20 Dec

$6 300

per guest sharing*

15 Oct – 31 Oct

$7 220

per guest sharing*

15 June – 14 Oct / 21 Dec – 31 Dec

*Child rate is 50% of guest rate. Children aged 6 and over are welcome at Finch Hattons. Guests aged 16 years or older are considered adults.

What’s included during your stay at Finch Hattons?

  • Road transfer from Jomo Kenyatta International airport to Wilson Airport
  • All domestic flights
  • Three nights all-inclusive accommodation at Finch Hattons, including all meals and drinks (excluding premium brands), scheduled activities (game drives and sundowners), laundry and use of spa
  • Applicable park fees at Finch Hattons
  • Four nights all-inclusive accommodation at Ocean Spa lodge, including all meals, soft drinks, high quality house wines and house spirits; water sport activities; laundry; complimentary scheduled yoga classes; one complimentary back to neck massage (30 minutes) per room per stay; and one complimentary access to the water wellness circuit per person per stay
  • Departure road transfers from Wilson Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International airport

What’s not included?

  • International flights to and from Kenya, entry visas, and travel and medical insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Spa treatments at Finch Hattons
  • Personal expenses such as curio shopping, phone calls and spa treatments