The entire lodge is raised on high stilts above watering holes and feeding pastures offering a spectacular view of the wildlife from above and all around. The Sanctuary provides a safe environment to over 50 species of mammals and species of birds within 28, acres of rolling savanna and woodland habitats. The lobby, restaurant and terraced bar all provide excellent views and photographic opportunities, while an underground tunnel and bunker with ground level windows provides unbelievably close yet safe access to a variety of wildlife as they drink.
Highlights: The unique accommodation facilitates excellent game viewing from the comfort of your room. The lodge offers luxury accommodation and excellent service. Nearly all the rooms have views over waterholes where large numbers of wildlife come to drink, so there is always good game viewing.
After a short rest we go out for afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight. The Salt Lick Lodge is a unique lodge built atop stilts overlooking a waterhole - The exceptional architecture of small castles balancing on stone pillars is inspired by the indigenous Taita people's mud hut with makuti thatch roof. It's name Salt Lick is taken from its setting - a natural salt lick which was a congregating place for the neighborhood's salt-hungry residents.
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A Kenya game lodge with a difference, this unique safari accommodation is situated overlooking several waterholes in the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary which is next to the Tsavo West National Park. The rooms are arranged in circular pairs on stilts and connected by suspended walkways. En-suite guest rooms at this Kenya safari game lodge enjoy uninterrupted views of the waterholes and surrounding landscapes.
Written by easternvacations on April 17, Posted in African Safari Tours Kenya. This tour takes 4 hours in from the Kenya coast beach resorts in a tarmac road.
Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge offers an unparalleled safari experience. The entire Tsavo Lodge is raised on high stilts above watering holes and feeding pastures offering a spectacular view of the wildlife from above and all around. The Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge offers luxury accommodation and facilities and is the perfect place in an unforgettable setting to explore the natural environment around. Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is a truly unique concept consisting of 96 rooms elevated on stilts, each overlooking a waterhole and linked by suspended walkways.