Located in the Loita Hills perched on a 2,000m high vantage point and designed by renowned architect and artist Anthony Russell, Olarro is an eco-lodge of the highest order with exclusive access to its own 7,000 acres conservancy.
A unique,artistically styled retreat built with undulating curves that mimic the rolling hillside on which the lodge is set, blending in effortlessly into its surrounds. The interior is a cool white, accented by earth-toned accessories and enhanced by modern decor chosen for its quality and the integrity of its design.
Olarro is 99% powered by renewable energy. Olarro has a sophisticated installation of solar and wind energy-generation systems.
At maximum capacity of just 18 people, the emphasis in Olarro is on privacy and exclusivity, and on space and tranquility. 90% of all wildlife in Kenya lives outside the game parks. The Olarro conservancy offers guests exclusive and undisturbed access, day and night, to a pristine wilderness and the chance of sightings with cheetah, lion, herds of elephant, giraffe and antelope and many more. No other vehicles and holidaymakers will compete with you for the best spot to take a picture or observe the animals, as has become so common in national parks and game reserves.
Situated on the north side of the property, Main Olarro has seven cottages (3 twin rooms and 4 double rooms). The interiors are a cool white, accented by earth tone accessories and enhanced by modern decor chosen for its quality and the integrity of its design. All cottages have luxuriously appointed ensuite bathrooms with rainfall showers and Thera Vine bathroom amenities. Each cottage has its own patio and six of the cottages are co-joined through a common sitting area, ideal for groups of friends or families.
Little Olarro comprises a luxury suite with a master bedroom, a smaller twin bedroom, lounge, dining area and veranda, all offering stunning views of the Loita plains. Both rooms have luxuriously appointed ensuite bathrooms with rainfall showers and Thera Vine bathroom amenities. The master bedrooms bathroom has a double rainfall shower and a bath with a spectacular view.
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