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Overview

Ashnil Aruba is located in the heart of the flat savannah grassland of Tsavo East National Park. The camp is a couple of hours from Mombasa and a five-hour drive from Nairobi. It is primely located on the shores of the Aruba Dam which was built back in 1952 for sport fishing recreation.

Accommodation

Ashnil Aruba has 46 rooms and 6 tents categorized as Deluxe Twin, Deluxe Double, and Deluxe Twin. The accommodation options feature king or queen-sized beds, hot water, showers, hairdryers, terraces, and sunbeds.

Dining and Other Amenities

The main building hosts the open-sitting restaurant that can seat up to 150 people. It has a shaded wooden deck than offers more seating space. Aruba dam is clearly visible from all angles of the restaurant, therefore, offering a scenic view to go with meals served at the lodge. Cuisines are served in set buffets and feature continental, oriental or traditional African dishes.

Ashnil Aruba has a lounge bar with a capacity of about 60 people. It is located in the main building but away from the dining area and features an African-themed decor. One can order liqueurs, soft drinks, cocktails, wines, spirits, and local and international beers.

The lodge also features a swimming pool that overlooks the game park.

Activities

Game drives are the main activity at Ashnil Aruba.

Ashnil Aruba Lodge Rates

16th December 2023 – 1st April 2024
1st July 2024 – 15th December 2024
Full Board

Per person sharing per night: USD 105

Single: USD 157

Triple (PPS): USD 102

2 Nights VIP SGR Package (Full Board Accommodation, 2 shared game drives in 4×4 return transfers) from NBO

Per person sharing per night: USD 404

Single: USD 508

Triple (PPS): USD 398

2 Nights VIP SGR Package (Full Board Accommodation, 2 shared game drives in 4×4 return transfers) from MBA

Per person sharing per night: USD 367

Single: USD 471

Triple (PPS): USD 361

*Park Fees not included

2nd April 2024 – 30th June 2024

Full Board

Per person sharing per night: USD 76

Single: USD 76

Triple (PPS): USD 73

2 Nights VIP SGR Package (Full Board Accommodation, 2 shared game drives in 4×4 return transfers) from NBO

Per person sharing per night: USD 346

Single: USD 346

Triple (PPS): USD 340

2 Nights VIP SGR Package (Full Board Accommodation, 2 shared game drives in 4×4 return transfers) from MBA

Per person sharing per night: USD 309

Single: USD 309

Triple (PPS): USD 303

*Park Fees not included

GAME PACKAGE

Includes return VOI SGR station transfers and one shared game drive in 4×4 Safari vehicles.

Supplement Per Night – USD 65 and USD 45 per child

RETURN VIP SGR First Class – KES 6400 / USD 64 from NBO and KES 2640 / USD 27 from MBA

Child Policy
  • Child up to 3 years of age – Free of charge.
  • Child 4-12yrs sharing with adults – 50% of adult rate.
  • Two children in own room – 75% of adult rate each.
  • Three children in own room – Full double room rate.
  • One adult sharing with one child – Adult single room and child 50% of half twin rate.

Above quote includes:

  • Transportation in a Tour Van
  • 2 nights’ accommodation on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver/tour guide
  • Unlimited game drives

Above quote excludes:

  • Tsavo National Park Entrance Fee Ksh 500 per day.

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