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Loisaba Star Beds

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Reviews 4.8


Loisaba Star Beds is a unique and luxurious accommodation located in the Loisaba Conservancy in Kenya. The star beds are elevated platforms that provide a 360-degree view of the surrounding landscape, allowing guests to sleep under the stars while enjoying all the comforts of a luxury safari camp.

Each star bed is draped in mosquito netting and equipped with a comfortable bed, warm blankets, and hot water bottles for chilly nights. Guests can also enjoy a private en-suite bathroom with a flush toilet, shower, and basin.

During the day, guests can go on safari drives, guided bush walks, or horseback rides to explore the stunning wilderness of Loisaba. They can also relax in the camp's swimming pool, take a yoga class, or indulge in a spa treatment.

At night, guests can gather around the campfire for drinks and storytelling before retiring to their star beds for a peaceful night's sleep under the twinkling stars.

The Loisaba Starbeds are located among a kopje of rocks in one of the Eastern Valleys, overlooking the Kiboko Dam. Home to a resident hippo family and a main water source for passing game, the Starbeds bring you close to nature.

Loisaba Conservancy lies just off the equator we have the most beautiful night skies. Unique to Loisaba, the Starbeds are an African adventure in themselves – handcrafted four-poster beds which sit on wheels are rolled out onto raised wooden platforms so that guests can sleep under the endless African night sky.

Built on a rocky kopje, the Loisaba Star Beds command sweeping views over an undulating valley and a permanent waterhole, frequented by resident wildlife.

The main communal area at the Starbeds offers a cosy and homely dining room, sitting room and a wooden deck – which is the perfect spot for a sunny breakfast. Guided and hosted by a team of traditional Samburu and Laikipia Maasai Warriors this cultural experience will most definitely be a memorable one.

You will love the handcrafted four-poster wooden beds tha sit on raised wooden platforms jutting out from a thatched-roof accommodation and are rolled out each night for guests to sleep under the endless African sky.

Rustically designed to complement the surrounding environment, each star bed is individually built in harmony with the natural rocky features, incorporating a sitting area, and open plan bathroom with a view.

A team of traditional Samburu & Laikipiak Maasai warriors welcome and host you with their customary warm African hospitality.

Rising early to watch sunrise from your Starbed with a comforting hot beverage, the day ahead promises adventure, with a myriad of activities by which to experience Loisaba. A day of fun is rounded off with drinks by the log fire in the Starbeds lounge, sharing tall tales of the African bush, with the tale-telling continuing over a delicious shared dinner.

Elewana Loisaba Star Beds is a truly authentic and intimate African experience. “The biggest bedroom in the world, where the night sky is your ceiling and the hills in the distance are your walls”. Loisaba Star Beds offers a truly unique and unforgettable safari experience.


How to get to Loisaba Star Beds by Elewana

By Road: Approx 330 KM from Nairobi

Daily scheduled flights departing Nairobi Wilson Airport / Loisaba Airstrip – 15 minute drive


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  • Stunning Wild Location
  • Star Beds
  • Luxury Tented Camp
  • Perfect for Families
  • Game Drives opportunities
  • Scheduled activities

What are the 2024 Prices for Loisaba Star Beds?

Here are Loisaba Star Beds Resident Rates:

Loisaba Star Beds Rates

Loisaba Star Beds rates Full Board
Game Package
Star Bed
Sharing Single
Sharing Single
4th Jan 2024 – 31st Mar 2024 KES 20,160/- PPS KES 30,240/- PP KES 33,600/- PPS KES 43,680/- PP
1st Apr 2024 – 31st May 2024 [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed]

Loisaba Star Beds Rates/Prices are in KES, Per Person, Per Night
Safari Tent Occupancy: 2 Adults
Minimum Stay: 2 Nights

Loisaba Star Beds Game Package Rates:
Full Board Accommodation, including breakfast, lunch and dinner, water , tea, coffee and, laundry services, scheduled game drives and scheduled activities, transfers
to/from the designated Airstrip

Drinks Supplement:
KES 6,300/- for Adults, Per Night
KES 2,800/- for Children under 18 years, Per Nighty
Drink supplement Includes: Soft drinks, house wines, beers, & select spirits.
Drink supplement Excludes: Champagne, cognacs, single malt whiskeys,
premium spirits and wines from Elewana’s exclusive cellar wine list

Loisaba Star Beds Children Policy/Rates:

Up to 5.9 years, Sharing with Adults: FREE
6 – 17 years, Sharing with Adults: 50% of PPS
12 – 17 years in their Own Room (2 min.) 75% of PPS
1 Child (6 – 17 years) Sharing with 2 Adults: Triple Rate to apply

Loisaba Conservancy Fee (Mandatory, Per Day):
Per Adult: KES 3,500.00
Per Child: KES 1,750.00

Vehicle Code of Conduct:
Only 4×4 vehicles which are shades of green or brown in colour are permitted on Loisaba Conservancy
Saloon 4×4 vehicles and mini-buses are prohibited
Exceptions to this may be authorised by Loisaba Conservancy Management

FULL BOARD: Meals(Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast), Water, Tea & Coffee
Full Board Rates Exclude: Drinks, Organized Game Drives, Park Fees and other Extras

GAME PACKAGE: Full Board(Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast), water, tea and coffee (other drinks are excluded. , shared and scheduled game drives, guided walking safari, bush breakfast and transfers to and from our designated airstrips, service charge

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What Hotel Facilities are available at Loisaba Star Beds?

Loisaba Star Beds offers a range of facilities to make guests' stay comfortable and enjoyable. Here are some additional facilities available at the camp:

  • WiFi: While the camp is located in a remote area, WiFi is available in the guest areas for those who need to stay connected to the outside world.
  • Mobile phone signal (limited): While mobile phone signal is available, it may be limited due to the camp's remote location.
  • Charging facilities: In addition to in-room charging facilities, guests can also charge their devices at the reception area.
  • 24-hour electricity: The camp has a reliable source of electricity to ensure guests have access to power around the clock.
  • Laundry: The camp offers a laundry service for guests' convenience.
  • Guest areas: Loisaba Star Beds has a spacious lounge area, bar, and dining area where guests can relax and socialize. There is also a gift shop where guests can purchase souvenirs and local crafts.
Which Rooms Types are in Loisaba Star Beds?

Loisaba Star Beds

Star Beds (3 rooms)

Elewana Loisaba Star Beds has 3 ensuite Double Star Bed Platforms. Each comprises a main area with wardrobe, seating area and safe which sits under a thatch roof. A large balcony extends out, and the Star Bed can either sit under the thatched roof of the accommodation, or be wheeled out to rest under the night sky.

Each ensuite room is distinctively designed around the natural features of the hill. A bathroom with solar-heated hot shower and flush toilet has a unique layout in each room.

Star Bed (Family) (1 room)

The ensuite Family Star Bed platform has two double beds pushed out onto two separate platforms extending from the room. The arrangement is suitable for families with young children.

What are the Foods & Drinks options at Loisaba Star Beds?

Loisaba Star Beds offers a variety of delicious meals and refreshing drinks for guests to enjoy during their stay. Here are some additional details about the food and drink options available at the camp:

  • Meals: The camp offers a range of dining options, including bush breakfasts, picnics, and meals in the dining area. The cuisine is a fusion of traditional African dishes and international cuisine, using fresh and locally sourced ingredients.
  • Dietary requirements: The camp can cater to guests with special dietary requirements, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free diets.
  • Drinks: The bar offers a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, including local and imported wines, beers, and spirits.
  • Sundowners: Guests can enjoy a drink while watching the sunset over the stunning landscape.
  • In-room dining: Guests can request in-room dining if they prefer to have their meals in the privacy of their own star bed.
  • Special occasions: The camp can arrange special dining experiences for guests celebrating a special occasion, such as a romantic dinner for two under the stars.
  • Water: The camp provides filtered water to guests to reduce the use of plastic water bottles and to minimize the environmental impact.
  • Coffee and tea: Guests can enjoy a selection of coffee and tea throughout the day.
Which Hotel Activities are available for guests at Loisaba Star Beds?

Loisaba Star Beds offers a variety of activities for guests to explore and experience the stunning wilderness of Loisaba Conservancy. Here are some additional activities available at the camp:

  • Day & night game drives: Guests can embark on game drives to spot a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras, and many more.
  • Guided bush walks: Guests can explore the bush on foot with an experienced guide and learn about the smaller creatures and plants of the ecosystem.
  • Horse riding: For experienced riders, horseback riding is a unique and exciting way to explore the landscape.
  • Camel trekking: Guests can experience traditional African transport while exploring the landscape on camelback.
  • Fishing (seasonal): Guests can enjoy fishing for tilapia and catfish in the Ewaso Nyiro River (seasonal).
  • Bush breakfasts: Guests can enjoy a hearty breakfast in the bush, surrounded by stunning scenery and wildlife.
  • Birding: Loisaba Conservancy is home to over 260 bird species, making it a birdwatcher's paradise.
  • Cultural community visits: Guests can visit nearby communities to learn about their way of life and experience local traditions and customs.
  • Mountain biking: Guests can explore the landscape on two wheels with a mountain bike ride.
  • Lion tracking: Guests can participate in lion tracking, which involves tracking and monitoring the movements of the conservancy's lion population.
  • Sundowners: Guests can enjoy a drink while watching the sunset over the stunning landscape.
  • Children's activities: Loisaba Star Beds offers a range of fun and educational activities for children, including bush walks, wildlife tracking, and cultural visits.
  • Excursions: Guests can visit the conservancy headquarters and learn about the conservation efforts of Loisaba, as well as participate in anti-poaching sniffer dog demonstrations.
Honeymoons at Loisaba Star Beds

Loisaba Star Beds is an ideal destination for couples looking for a romantic and unique honeymoon experience. Here are some reasons why Loisaba Star Beds is a great choice for honeymooners:

  • Romantic setting: The star beds are set in a stunning and secluded location, providing a private and romantic atmosphere for honeymooners.
  • Unique accommodation: The star beds are a unique and unforgettable accommodation option, offering a once-in-a-lifetime experience for honeymooners.
  • Exclusivity: The camp has limited guest capacity, ensuring a private and exclusive experience for honeymooners.
  • Activities: The camp offers a range of exciting activities for couples to enjoy, including romantic bush dinners, game drives, bush walks, horseback riding, and sundowners.
  • Privacy: Couples can enjoy private dining experiences, in-room dining, and private game drives, ensuring a personalized and intimate experience.
  • Pampering: The camp offers spa treatments, such as massages and facials, for couples looking to indulge and relax during their honeymoon.
  • Sustainability: The camp is committed to sustainability and conservation, ensuring that honeymooners can enjoy their experience with a clear conscience.
  • Adventure: For couples looking for an adventurous honeymoon, the camp offers unique experiences, such as lion tracking and camel trekking, which are sure to create lasting memories.
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