Sarova Taita Hills Saltlick Lodge
Sarova Salt Lick Lodge is set in the heart of Taita Hills
Wildlife Sanctuary home to over 50 species of mammals,
including elephant, all big cats, buffalo and giraffe roam
freely. There are also over 300 species of birds including
ostrich, eagles and vultures, to name just the bigger of the
Sarova Saltlick Lodge has 96 rooms in 12 clusters on stilts
with only 4 rooms on each of the 2 floors. Rooms at the Saltlick
Lodge have private bathrooms with shower. All beds have mosquito
nets and each room is equipped with an electric fan to cool you
on warmer nights.
The Sarova Saltlick Lodge restaurant features delicious
international and local cuisine, usually in the form of
sumptuous buffets, but also as table d'hôte when appropriate -
these include vegetarian dishes.
Saltlick's well-stocked bar is centrally located in the main
building and command spectacular views of the waterhole and
surrounding grasslands, where elephant, buffalo and a variety of
plains game can be seen throughout the year.
The waterholes at the Saltlick lodge are floodlit fat
night allowing for uninterrupted observation of nocturnal
wildlife and there is an underground tunnel and chamber with
special windows giving you the chance to closely and safely
view wildlife at ground level.
Night game drives conducted by specially trained
wildlife rangers in vehicles fitted with powerful spotlights
will provide you with an opportunity of seeing animals not
normally encountered on a conventional game drive, such as
spotted and striped hyena, various species of mongoose,
jackal, civet, genet, honey badger, porcupine and bush baby
Evening wildlife talks by a qualified ecologist or
ranger can be arranged on request as can a variety of
special events like bush breakfasts, barbecue lunches,
sundowners or 'Out of Africa' dinners on Kudu View Point and
other attractive locations within the Sanctuary.
Other facilities of the lodge include a swimming pool,
tennis court, communication facilities, a gift shop and