SOLIO LODGE

Solio Lodge is located on a private wildlife sanctuary, tucked in the valley between the lofty slopes of Mount Kenya and the peaks of the Aberdare Mountains, directly north of Nairobi. This intimate and luxurious lodge opened in August 2010 and remains the only guest accommodation on the incredible 45,000-acre Solio Game Reserve. The Solio Reserve is internationally recognised as the most successful private rhino breeding reserve in Kenya and visitors will find that sightings of up to 40 rhinoceros at a time are not uncommon. The wildlife experience here is intense and exclusive with 19,000 acres of conservancy surrounded by 45,000 acres of ranch and just one lodge, Solio Lodge, in the middle of it. Solio Lodge can be booked directly with The Safari Collection, as part of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you or through your local agent our tour operator.

TOP 5 THINGS TO DO

At Solio Lodge we offer a wide range of activities including night and day game drives. You can also take a helicopter to nearby Mount Kenya and for a hilltop picnic breakfast, or go trout fishing in the Aberdare National Park. Back at the Lodge you can relax with the help from our massage therapists who are available for in-room treatments.

SPOR BLACK AND WHITE RHINO, GIRAFFE, WARTHOG, ZEBRA AND BUFFALO
TAKE A GUIDED WALK, GO MOUNTAIN BIKING OR ENJOY AN EARLY MORNING HORSE RIDE
TAKE A SCENIC HELICOPTER FLIGHT TO NEARBY MOUNT KENYA
SPOT LEOPARD, LION AND CHEETAH ON A DAY OR NIGHT GAME DRIVE
GO TROUT FISHING IN THE ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK

VIEW OUR ROOMS

The lodge has five contemporary luxurious cottages with private decks and panoramic views of the nearby hills and Mount Kenya in the distance. Each room has a private lounge area with open fire for cooler evenings, as well as large en-suite bathrooms with a double sink, bath and shower. Solio Lodge takes full advantage of its spectacular surroundings. Vast floor-to-ceiling windows frame distant Mount Kenya and outdoor sundecks afford panoramic views. One of our luxurious cottages can be turned into an interconnected family unit with two en-suite bedrooms, sleeping up to five guests.Dinner is often served outside under the stars within sight of grazing waterbuck, zebras, and impalas. Our chefs use fresh organic ingredients from Solio Lodge’s own vegetable garden.

MEET OUR TEAM

Ava Paton
Ava Paton General Manager
Elvis Mwangi
Elvis Mwangi Chef
Amos Njoroge
Amos Njoroge Head Guide

OUR SERVICES

 All guests enjoy full-board during their stay, which includes all meals and most drinks, excluding champagne and specially imported wines and spirits. Baby-sitters are included in our rate and special meals are by prior arrangement. Children are welcome at Sasaab and under threes stay free. All our treatment at Spasaab use Liz Earle skin care products and an assortment of natural Kenyan ingredients.

AT A GLANCE

  • CHILDREN ARE WELCOME

  • FREE WIFI

  • IN ROOM SPA TREATMENTS AVAILABLE
  • 5 LUXURY COTTAGES WITH SPECTACULAR VIEWS OF MT. KENYA
  • INCREADIBLY EXCLUSIVE SETTING IN A 19,000 ACRE CONSERVANCY, SURROUNDED BY 45,000 ACRE SOLIO RANCH

WHEN TO GO

Solio Lodge is situated in the Highlands region around Mt Kenya and Aberdare National Park which has a higher altitudes, and is therefore generally warm during the day and cool at night, so pack accordingly. The tempreture remains fairly consistent throughout the year, however June, July and August are generally cooler. The Lodge is open year round, apart from November, when it is closed for maintenance

EXPLORE SOLIO LODGE

Take a virtual tour. Gaze at Mount Kenya. Take flight in a helicopter. Enjoy a picnic at dawn. Go fishing. Go in search of the rare Bongo antelope. Relax. Breath. Reflect. Share Solio Lodge. Follow us. Explore #SolioLodge.

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EXPERIENCE EAST AFRICA

If you are thinking of staying at Solio Lodge and want to explore further a-field, our recommended itineraries, which include Solio Lodge, could be just what you are looking for. Or talk to us about creating a bespoke itinerary just for you.

CULTURAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI

VIRUNGA GORILLA EXPLORATION

WEEK OF WILD ADVENTURE

HELICOPTER TOUR

SAFARI TEASER

BEACH & BUSH

We create all kinds of amazing tailor-made, safaris in and around East Africa. If you can’t find exactly what you are looking for, talk to us about creating a bespoke itinerary for you.

EXPLORE OUR LODGES

The Safari Collection owns and operates a portfolio of luxury boutique camps and lodges in Kenya’s finest locations. By choosing to stay at one or more of our properties, you can explore the diverse landscape and culture that Kenya has to offer.

GIRAFFE MANOR

NAIROBI

SALA’S CAMP

MAASAI MARA

SASAAB

SAMBURU

SOLIO LODGE

LAIKIPIA

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