Salt Lick Safari Lodge is one of Kenya’s flagship lodges famed for being among the World’s Most Photographed Lodges and is among the favorite luxury safari lodges/accommodations for travelers on a safari or a holiday in Kenya while on Kenya wildlife Safari.

Salt Lick Safari Lodge also called The Sarova Lodge is nestled in the wildlife rich and spectacular Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary overlooking the Untamed Tsavo plains and a waterhole.

Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is situated between Tsavo East national and Tsavo West national park which it borders in Southeast Kenya.

The safari lodge provides great views of the endless Tsavo plains and the active waterhole where wildlife come to quench their thirst or take a dip in the waters.

Salt Lick Safari Lodge is a charming Tsavo safari Lodge providing travelers with uncompromising high standards of service, efficiency and personalized attention.


The Lodge offers luxurious accommodation and necessary facilities which make it a perfect place to stay as you explore the surrounding natural environment.

The Lodge features a total of 96 guest rooms, these rooms are unique in style, all elevated on stilts and built across two levels with en-suite bathrooms and permanent showers and WC and running hot and cold water.

Salt Lick Safari Lodge’s guest rooms are spacious (34m2/366ft2) accommodating up to 2 people, these well-appointed double rooms are en-suite and offers guests a chance to enjoy breathtaking views of wildlife from the comfort of your room.

Salt Lick Safari Lodge
Salt Lick Safari Lodge

Alternatively you can be accommodated in three levels with double, twin or triple rooms depending on your preferred occupancy.   To add more charm and intimacy, these rooms feature soft and fine linen, huge beds and thick white towel screaming romance. All the bedrooms have mosquito netting and a ceiling fan, these rooms are also equipped with 220 volts, 50 cycles AC, shaver outlets 110/220 volts, 50 cycles AC.

All rooms are overlooking a water hole which gives a chance to enjoy the panoramic views and animals coming to drink water.

Room Features

  • Rooms have single and double beds
  • Bedside light switch/Reading lights
  • Rooms have digital safe deposit
  • Coffee & Tea maker/complementary cookie jar in each room
  • Lit wardrobes, Reading table , Fan ,Do not disturb sign
  • Hair dryer available on request at the reception
  • Luxuriously furnished and equipped rooms
  • Bathroom lights, morrow and shower head


Culinary Experience

The Lodge offers elegant dining venues for an unforgettable culinary experience during your stay, meals are served in a very welcoming dining room as well as in the bushveld overlooking Taita Hills’s flora and fauna. Salt Lick Safari Lodge has its own vegetable and herb garden, guests are treated with high quality and fresh culinary delights.

Bura Restaurant

Bura Restaurant is the main restaurant of Salt Lick Safari Lodge with a capacity of 150 people, the restaurant overlooks the watering holes, serving buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner with live cooking counters, preparing specialty dishes. Cuisines served at Bura Restaurant include   Pan-African, Pan-European and Pan-Asian.

Experiential dining

The Lodge  offers experiential dining set in the wide open, this experience include Bush Breakfast, Out of Africa dinner and Picnic Hampers.

Vuria Bar Lounge

The bar and the adjoining shaded terrace are situated above the Bura Restaurant providing spectacular views of the main waterhole and surrounding grasslands. Vuria Bar Lounge is an ideal place to relax and have your favorite cocktail or coffee while watching the wildlife below at the waterhole.

Afya Bora Spa

Afya Bora Spa is named from Afya Bora, a Swahili word meaning Good Health, the spa offer magnificent spa treatments for the guests to soothe, calm and nurture the body and mind.

At Afya Bora Spa massage treatments are offered by trained massage therapists, there are a great variety of treatments to choose from and these include Ayurveda, Swedish and Aromatherapy.

Afya Bora Spa is offered at Taita Hills Safari Resort & Spa.

Salt Lick Safari Lodge
Salt Lick Safari Lodge

Honeymoon & Romantic Getaway Packages

The Lodge offers honeymoon and Romantic Getaway Packages for newlyweds and love birds, these packages include

  • Private dinning
  • His and her massage
  • Flowers fruit and welcome drinks
  • Late Check-out (based on availability)
  • A bottle of sparkling wine in the room upon arrival
  • Fresh flowers and a decadent breakfast in bed one morning
  • A champagne afternoon with canapes
  • Candlelight dinner.
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