Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

This unique African-style lodge sits high on an escarpment in Mto wa Mbu, overlooking the shimmering waters of Lake Manyara.

The main reception, dining and bar areas are built around a striking infinity pool, which looks straight out over the cliffs onto the Lake Manyara National Park below.

Guests are accommodated in 67 rooms housed within numerous double-storey rondavels,circular whitewashed stone buildings with thatched roofs, which are spread out across the ridge to maximise views. Each guest room is decorated with colourful Maasai motifs and hand-woven rugs, with small private verandas.

The proximity of Lake Manyara Serena Lodge to the lake allows guests to take boat trips or mountain biking tours to discover its rich ecosystem. The reserve surrounding the lake is home to a huge variety of birdlife as well as unique tree-climbing lions. Enjoy informative talks and presentations about local wildlife and tribes or maybe visit traditional villages in the vicinity of Mto wa Mbu. The lodge also offers watercolour painting and archery.

Camp Location

How to get to Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

Mto wa Mbu is approximately 130km or 2.5 hours by road from Arusha. Alternatively, guests can fly to an airstrip adjacent to Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, where they are met and transferred on arrival.

Activities at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

  • Day and night game drives
  • Boat trips on Lake Manyara
  • Mountain biking
  • Village walks
  • Onsite archery and watercolour painting

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge Highlights

  • An African-style lodge with unsurpassable views over Lake Manyara
  • All the facilities of a five-star hotel from an infinity pool to archery range
  • Close to traditional villages
  • Opportunities for forest walks and canoeing in the Lake Manyara National Park
  • Chance to participate in mountain biking

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