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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't really know where to begin with this review I can't really praise Offbeat enough. From the minute we were picked up from the plane it was magical. We were so well looked after, our tent was amazing. All the staff were so friendly. The Managers Jesse and Chania were welcoming, knowledgeable and great fun. The wildlife we saw...

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Coventry, England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say. Our 4 nights at Offbeat Mara were incredibly special. Our trip was booked through Africa Exclusive and they understood our requirements perfectly when they chose this camp. The holiday was in celebration of big birthdays and a special wedding anniversary and there were lots of personal touches. The tents were lovely, the beds comfortable, the food...

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Isle of Tiree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My trip n October was my first experience of safari, and of Africa. It was just brilliant. Aardvark Safaris, and particularly Lucinda, gave experienced advice in response to my vague request and organised a great trip. I was in two 'Offbeat' camps - Mara and Meru, and in both the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff was very good. They...

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Essex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of different animals and also lots of different environments - there are the 'normal' daytime driving safaris, night drives as well as the option to go out on foot to get really close to the animals. I lost count of the number of different animals we saw but watching a family of cheetah hunting was particularly amazing. Nice camp...

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OffbeatKenya, Owner at Offbeat Mara Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review hear - and great that you saw so much including a cheetah hunt. With just 7 tents we are one of the smaller camps in the Mara so i am glad you liked the size of the camp. We hope to see you out here again one day and i will pas...

Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an awesome experience! The location of the camp in the Mara North Concervancy was perfect. The camp is small and intimate and we had a jeep to ourselves. We even had dinner set up outside our tent on the last night. David, our guide and spotter, was excellent. He had an eye of a hawk and was like and...

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OffbeatKenya, Owner at Offbeat Mara Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review here and for taking the time. I am very pleased you had such a great honeymoon - and congratulations on your marriage. I will pass on your comments to David and the whole team and hope to one day see you again out here. Piers

Cambridge
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The camp was one of the best we have stayed in - comfortable tent, excellent facilities and wonderful food (usually far too much to finish!). The hosts were knowledgeable and very happy to organise the wild-life viewing to suit our preferences

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OffbeatKenya, Owner at Offbeat Mara Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review here and for taking the time to write it. I am thrilled you had such a fantastic safari and hope to see you out in the Mara again one day. Piers

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stayed at Offbeat Mara Camp on our honeymoon and we were truly blown away by every aspect of this special place - the quality of the tented accommodation, the customer service, the food, the fantastic guides, the abundant wildlife and the overall ambiance of the whole camp. We had an unforgettable stay at Offbeat which was made so special...

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OffbeatKenya, Owner at Offbeat Mara Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and for taking the time to write it. Many congratulations on your wedding and i am very happy that we could play a part in your celebrations with choosing us as part of your honeymoon. I will pass on your comments to Chania, Jesse, Josphat (very impressed you spelt his name correctly!) and...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Wonderful experience that cannot be beat if you love wildlife, especially lions. Great hosts, fabulous food, wonderful guides, marvelous staff. I have visited this camp on safari five times, and I have always had a fantastic time. I cannot recommend this property highly enough.

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OffbeatKenya, Owner at Offbeat Mara Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review here and i am very please you had such a great safari with us. Thank you for the recommendation and we hope to see you in camp again one day. Piers

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Truly excellent. So well looked after. Our guides Josephat and David were brilliant. The experience began on leaving the airstrip seeing so many animals before even reaching the camp! A fabulous experience from beginning to end. Would love to return.

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OffbeatKenya, Owner at Offbeat Mara Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words and we do hope to see you again one day. I will pass your comments onto the team who will be very happy to hear them. Piers

Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This was our last stop on our family safari and it did not disappoint. The staff were lovely, friendly, helpful and willing to go the extra mile.nothing was too much trouble. The tents were wonderful, beds comfortable, and waking up in the night to listen to lion chasing wildebeest right outside our tent was an unforgettable experience! Thank you Off...

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OffbeatKenya, Owner at Offbeat Mara Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review here and for taking the time to write it. I am very pleased you had such a great safari and hope to one day welcome you back to Offbeat Mara. Piers

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Offbeat Mara Camp is a six tented traditional camp situated in the Mara North Conservancy in an area rich in wildlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Offbeat Mara Camp

Address: Mara North Conservancy | Masai Mara, Kenya, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: €1,353 - €1,384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“We had a two room tent with a wood floor. There was also a porch out front that we could sit on in the morning and have our coffee and tea. They would deliver it to your tent if you request it. It had two twins and a king bed with a curtain dividing it. It also had a bathroom. We had bucket showers that worked fine and it was not an issue at all. The water was warmed up and delivered after the morning or afternoon safari.. whenever you would want it. The tent closed up at night and it was very comfortable inside.”
 of 5 bubbles moemc57, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Tent 3 has an open view”
 of 5 bubbles liz8220, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Tent #3, furthest out, has loads of wildlife grazing in view in the mornings and afternoons... Perfect backdrop!”
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 of 5 bubbles AngiRivier, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Tent number 3 and 5 have the best view out towards the plains”
 of 5 bubbles stonestacker52, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Every tent had a great view!”
 of 5 bubbles caitlinm955, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
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