Karama Lodge

Located just 10 minutes from the city center, Karama Lodge and Spa is a thrifty eco-hotel in Arusha that offers 22 stilted log cabins with stunning views of the valley. Built from natural materials and situated high on a hill, the cabins blend with the surrounding forest, and you will appreciate the stunning views of the Arusha valley below, as well as those of Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru and Maasai steppes. Because Karama Lodge and Spa is situated at a slighter higher elevation than Arusha, you relax comfortable in much cooler temperatures with fewer mosquitoes. The lodge received the Environment Certificate Award from the Arusha City Council, so you can feel confident that this eco-friendly Tanzania accommodation protects the beauty of the setting while providing you with homely conveniences. Furnishings are simple, yet adequate, and include a bed that is canopied with mosquito net, lighting and other basic pieces. For your comfort and lounging pleasure, your private balcony has two chairs and a small natural wood table. Newlyweds on their AfricanMecca love holiday may request the Honeymoon Suite to enjoy the most romantic and secluded cabin on the property, as well as much-needed pampering. The cabins are situated at various elevations on a steep hill, and some guests may have difficulty ascending the pathways to the higher cabins, especially at night when the walkway can be dark. If you want the convenience of being near the reception area, small swimming pool and restaurant, you may the closest cabin during your overnight trip in Arusha. Rare noise from the city below may bother light sleepers, and the cabins along the main path are typically the quietest.

The charm and character of Karama Lodge and Spa will make your stay a special part of your eco holiday in Africa. The beautiful garden setting is enchanting, and the resident monkeys symbolize the wildness of Africa. You may be tired from your flight journey into Africa, and the spa at Karama Lodge offers treatments to prepare your body, mind and soul for your exciting safari tour of Tanzania. You may choose from traditional Swedish massage, aromatherapy, deep tissue massage and reflexology, and yoga classes with certified instructors are offered several times each week. If arrival after your Kili climb, the rigors of mountain climbing melt away after a leg treatment and spa hand and foot care, followed by a refreshing soak in the swimming pool. If you would like to explore the area, your AfricanMecca representative can pre-arrange coffee and cheese tours, cultural and historical tours of Arusha, visits to the Monduli Maasai market, picnics at Suye Hill and day trips to the prime wilderness areas . As your appetite builds from your activities, you may look forward to simple and fresh continental meals at the lodge restaurant. Meals are served in the dining area or outdoors in the gardens with views of Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro on clear days

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