Location, location, location!
A bespoke safari experience with a 5th generation safari family.
Guiding that you won’t experience anywhere else.
Elegant and unforgettable.
The award-winning Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp and private Bush Villa are located in the famous ‘seventh’ natural wonder of the world, the Maasai Mara in Kenya. Offering a bespoke safari experience, it’s owned and managed by the oldest established and continuing safari family in Africa.
The Cottar family provide genuinely stunning wildlife and wilderness experiences, engaging in the original spirit and essence of ‘safari’: an abundance of wildlife, a guarantee of privacy, and the highest standards of professional guiding, in a luxurious and authentic safari environment.
Africa's Leading Luxury Private Villa 2016 ~ World Travel Awards 2016
Fodors Travel Awards ~ ‘Trip of a lifetime’ category
Best Guide ~ Harper’s Bazaar
101 Best Hotels ~ Tatler Travel Guide
The 50 Best Camp Sites ~ The Independent
"Extraordinary place with wonderful staff" Extraordinary experience in a beautiful part of the spectacular Mara. We came here for our first anniversary and were not disappointed. Made to feel very welcome from the moment we arrived.
"Amazing visit" I simply loved the experience that is Cottar's Camp. We were accommodated in the family tent which is so spacious and has enough room for privacy and at the same time...
"Cottar's is a wonderful place!" We had the pleasure of staying here last week! It was an amazing experience, from the staff to the food, the guides and the owner. Outstanding service...
Experiences; make them bespoke.
Make your holiday as action packed or as relaxing as you'd like. We offer tailor-made experiences with complete flexibility.