Cottar’s Bush Villa

Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp and private Bush Villa is situated in an unspoiled setting with sunset views stretching to distant horizons of the Masai Mara and the Serengeti plains covered in boundless game. Situated on its own 6 000 acre private conservancy ,the high-end Private Bush Villa is available for exclusive rental only. It boasts a living room, dining room, viewing deck, 5 en-suite bedrooms and a private 25 m swimming pool. There are two main mess tent areas which are ideal for fine dining, drinking and socialising, as well as a sparkling pool and tranquil spa areas that are perfect for relaxing after a game drive. The Bush Villa comes with a dedicated staff of eight, game drive vehicle and guide. It recently won the World Travel Award for Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa 2016 and is Global Eco-sphere Retreat-accredited.

Why we like it here

For those that want absolute privacy in the Masai Mara, combined with dedicated and discrete staff, award-winning guides, and an abundance of wildlife, Cottar’s Bush Villa offers the only real private luxury home in the Masai Mara.

Run by a fifth-generation safari family with over 100 years of experience, Cottar’s offers a bespoke safari experience like no other.

Adhering to the highest standards of guiding, Cottar’s offers one-of-a-kind day and night game drives, bush walks, swimming and fishing.

You can even go for an early-morning run with a member of the local Maasai community (optional).

Things to be aware of

Availability might be challenging so it is important to book well in advance.

Where we are situated