Whether you’re soaring over the Serengeti national park in a hot air balloon or soaking in safari moments by the infinity pool, the constant thrill of waiting animal sightings is what makes each day unique in this sanctuary at the heart of the Savannah. No matter what time of the year you visit, central Serengeti offers incredible wildlife viewing all year round. The rooms, cuisine, pool, spa and staff at the Four Seasons Safari Lodge in Serengeti has guests raving and shows that this is truly a bucket list experience in the best neighborhood you could ask for!

Location

Why is Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti one of the best places to stay for your trip into Tanzania’s savannah?

The Lodge is set in Central Serengeti nestled deep into the world renowned Serengeti National Park and sits right next to an animal watering hole, where the magic of nature is seen all around. This elite location gives guests a front row seat to observing Tanzania’s beautiful wildlife frequently gather for a drink around the watering hole, from the comfort and safety of the Lodge.

Key Facts

  • surrounded by nothing but beautifully wide and open Tanzanian plains
  • unparalleled wildlife observation in one of the world’s most celebrated reserves
  • a 45-minute drive from the Seronera Airstrip (SEU) that is more like a 45-minute safari in itself

What is special?

  • the Lodge lies next to an animal watering hole and offers the finest observation point of the animal kingdom’s Big Five
  • sleep quietly while strategic fencing, elevated wooden walkways and an expert security team of local Masai keep you and your family safe
  • compare the contrast of the vast savannah and dramatic mountains during your flight into Serengeti

What do the guests say?

  • guests are sad to leave and even the most experienced travelers are mesmerized by this gem in the middle of the savannah  
  • parents and kids love the entertainment options for both kids and teenagers with a choice of kids’ activities and amenities available
  • highly requested to couples and honeymooners

Accommodation

How is my private space? Will I be able to see animals from my room?

The Lodge offers the ideal spot to recharge while keeping you in constant touch with the magnificent wilderness around you. Enjoy this pure bliss as you sit back on your private deck overlooking the beautiful and vast Serengeti plains. Take a deep breath, relax and watch the animal kingdom unfold around you and enjoy the ultimate safari from your shower.

Key Facts

  • 77 luxuriously soothing guest rooms, suites and villas to choose from
  • each room can host at least 3 sleeping possibilities comfortably
  • room-key technology, which includes RFID-enabled chips sewn into Maasai beaded necklaces that could easily be worn around your neck to help ensure that keys are never lost

What is special?

  • be notified via infrared camera on Channel 1 of your bedroom when animals are approaching the watering holes and stay in constant touch with the extraordinary wildlife
  • unwind on your elevated and private, open-air sun deck and private infinity pool overlooking the plains and the watering hole that receives frequent visits from elephants, zebras, giraffes and lions
  • a unique combination of contemporary African décor, textiles and artwork whilst enjoying modern comforts of air conditioning and high speed internet access

What do the guests say?

  • the Horizon Room Waterhole View is highly recommended by guests
  • the four poster beds are a frequent highlight
  • very kid friendly equipped with foot stools and trundle beds, which was very appreciated by parents
  • vacationers especially enjoy taking baths and showers whilst gazing upon wild animals wandering to and from the watering hole

Pools & Spa

Where can I rest after a long day of adventures and safari?

Guests can enjoy a Serengeti poolside safari from above and below the surface with the Lodge’s infinity pool or connect to the purifying power of nature with a wide variety of yogic sessions and serene spa experiences. Relax into intuitive Four Seasons care on the private treatment pavilions big enough to host couples or enjoy the tranquility of a spa day from the privacy of your guest room or suite.

Key Facts

  • personalized spa experiences such as massages, facial treatments, body treatments and nail treatments
  • enjoy a wide range of private and group yogic classes as well as a 24h gym
  • comprising of six free-standing treatment pavilions and an outdoor infinity pool overlooking an active watering hole

What is special?

  • all treatments are inspired by the Serengeti, tapping into the benefits of local plants, minerals and healing rituals
  • soothe your heart and soul on a short uphill nature hike to a peaceful guided sunset meditation spot
  • each signature ritual is accompanied by a fragrant milk bath, prepared for you on your pavilion’s private terrace with a view that can’t help but draw you in

What do the guests say?

  • the spa is exactly what most guests need after a long day of safari tours and is not to be missed
  • guests are mesmerized by the pool and its fantastically close proximity to the waterhole
  • the pool and spa area is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience for lodgers and is highly recommended by guests

Culinary

How is the cuisine in central Serengeti? Do I have more than one restaurant to choose from?

Deep within Africa’s finest game reserve you can enjoy a wide variety of fine dining options and immerse yourself in local Tanzanian culture with a menu of African flavours as well as international cuisine. Choose a private or sociable setting to your preference and enjoy views worth raising a glass to with refreshing cocktails, at on sight lounges and bars.

Key Facts

  • the Lodge offers three restaurants, two bars and a wine cellar where guests can indulge in African-inspired cuisine
  • Boma Grill, an intimate, African grill restaurant in a traditional boma structure offers a special evening of authentic African feast around an open-air fire pit and lessons in traditional Maasai dancing
  • all-day outdoor lounges, serving refreshing cocktails and platters of African tapas, homemade pizzas or fresh salads
  • Kula’s Restaurant features theater-style cooking in a contemporary African setting and a breakfast buffet filled with locally sourced, African-inspired flavors and international favorites

What is special?

  • book a wine tasting session or host a private dinner with a customized menu for up to 16 people, with specially selected food and wine pairings
  • enjoy an evening of privacy with a delicious four-course meal undisturbed by anyone except the sound and sightings of wildlife
  • discover the natural bush surroundings with a torch-lit bush dinner prepared by a private chef

What do the guests say?

  • guests are especially blown away by the wonderful staff and service
  • vacationers expressed their amazement of how good the food is, despite the lodge being in such a remote area
  • vacationers appreciate the wide variety of beverages and meals offered

Activities

How can I spend my day in the Serengeti savannah? What kind of animals will I see?

Enjoy the Four Seasons’ unique twist on safaris whilst soaring high in the skies, experiencing action filled game drives or simply relaxing by the majestic pool. Whether you are seeking adventure or looking to enjoy some peace and quiet, Serengeti Lodge offers an exceptional balance of exploration and relaxation and is sure to exceed your wildest dreams.

Key Facts

  • relax and get inspired by the on-site library, art gallery and gift shop
  • stay active and soothe your soul at the 24-hour gym, spa, pool and yogic classes
  • Kijana Kids Club interactively aims to teach youth African bush skills but also provides board games, video games as well as arts and crafts areas

What is special?

  • witness the incredible circle of life during your Serengeti safari game drive under the constant protection of local Maasai tribes people
  • rise above it all in a sunrise balloon flight with Serengeti Balloon Safaris
  • visit ‘Retima Hippo Pool’ and watch a large pod of hippos rest and play at the shallowest point of the river bend
  • plan your trip around the wildebeest and zebra migration Serengeti is so renowned for

What do the guests say?

  • guests make unforgettable memories at the Lodge and describe it as a “must” at least once in your life
  • the trip in a hot air balloon at sunrise is a huge highlight for travelers
  • guests often praise how tirelessly the staff works to make each activity exceed your wildest expectations