Facilities

Ol Mesera is a true oasis in the middle of the savannah. We try to maintain a homy atmosphere to make you feel welcome and comfortable. The dining is the central place to watch the birds, monkeys, read a book while enjoying a complimentary cup of tea

We listed our facilities and service below. Feel free to ask if you require any special assistance, we are happy to make your stay as comfortable as possible

dining
  • we serve three meals per day. Breakfast is available any time in the morning to get you ready for your gamedrive or bushwalk
  • our chef Lucas is trained by Watoto Foundation and Kiboko Lodge. He serves a delicious mix of African and Western cuisine.
  • vegetarians will find there is plenty of fresh vegetables available from our own garden. If you have any other dietary requests please inform us during booking
  • dining under the stars; there is nothing like a real out of Africa dinner under the stars in the savannah

  • drinking water
  • we obtain our water directly from the mountains across the valley. For your safety we filter the water with a ceramic water filter from SWCEA
  • we try to minimize the use of plastic bottles however we have bottled water available for your convenience

  • electricity
    for electricity we rely on the sun. Our solar system provides enough electricity for lights, refrigiration and to charge phones and laptops. We kindly ask you to switch of your lights when you are not in your room. Our solar system is installed by L solutions

    internet
    we can imagine you like to be disconnected during your holidays, however for those in need we have (limited) internet availability through an Airtel stick

    room service
    would you like to enjoy your breakfast or a sundowner from your private verandah? Just ask; and our staff will bring your breakfast or drinks to your room

    library
    feel free to browse and borrow a book from our extensive library

    laundry service
    our staff would be happy to wash your dusty safari clothes, a tip is appreciated

    fireplace
    there is nothing like telling exciting safari stories around an outdoor fire. If weather permits (no wind) we gladly light a fire. Our Maasai staff can prepare a traditional roasted goat as well

    Activities

    We offer several activities for those who would like to explore our surroundings or learn a bit more about the local culture. We try to accommodate your wishes and interests so you will experience the real Tanzania.

    • Bushwalks
    • Birdwatching
    • Cooking class
    • Elephant trail

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    Our Maasai staff gladly show you around. Explore the Savannah for a few hours and learn how the Maasai use the land and various plants. A visit to a Maasai boma (village) is also possible

    Bring your binoculars and enjoy the large variety of birds around us. We made a small pool with often hundreds of birds bathing and drinking

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    Learn to cook a real chapati, ugali and how to use a charcoal oven. Our cook Lucas is a real magician with local supplies and tools!

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    For those who would like to explore further we take you up the escarpment offering splendid views of the valley and Lake Manyara National Park. It is best to do this in the morning to avoid the heat of the middle of the day