The Angama Mara team love planning a celebration whatever the occasion. And they do it Maasai style: with beautiful beadwork, dancing warriors, extraordinary backdrops and of course, the warmest Kenyan hospitality.
Any Reason at All
Celebrate anything you wish, from the romantic — an anniversary, a honeymoon — to a major life event or a milestone birthday
No matter the occasion, there are different and unique settings to suit: the Pavilion, the Map Room, perhaps an evening at the Boma or in the Shamba
You don’t need an occasion to just celebrate life — enjoy a special dinner prepared in the location of your choice
There is so much to celebrate in life — so why not while you’re on safari? Transform any moment into an extraordinary one.
Whether you’re wanting to renew your vows or celebrate a significant wedding anniversary, you can do this at an authentic, low-key sunset celebration, either in our Maasai Boma, the Out of Africa kopje or at the lovely Shamba.
The husband and wife will be presented with traditional Maasai attire
Singing and dancing maidens and warriors accompany the couple as they arrive
After a performance, the ceremony ends with a special blessing by the Maasai elders
What could be more romantic than a proposal right on the site of the movie about one of the greatest love stories — set in Kenya? Out of Africa was filmed here and the little hill featured on the movie’s poster is where the lodge team sets up a champagne picnic on its crest, with sweeping views of the Mara below. With such a setting we have yet to have a refusal!
Whether it’s a couple travelling together celebrating a milestone birthday, or the multi-generational gathering of a family clan, the lodge loves to throw a party at the Boma during sunset.
If it’s your birthday, you’ll be presented with a beautifully beaded Maasai gift
For a more modest celebration, guests can enjoy a picnic for two on the crest of the Out of Africa kopje
During their Bar or Bat Mitzvah year, young Jewish men and women can celebrate their coming of age in the heart of Maasailand.
About the special day
Join a Maasai Naturalist for a walk as they share stories and lessons
Boys learn how to throw a traditional Maasai spear and spend time with a Maasai elder
Girls are escorted to the manyatta (traditional homestead) to be adorned with beaded gifts
The day ends with a ceremony and a blessing by the elders
–Please plan well ahead to accommodate any custom beaded items. The cost of bespoke items, clothing or jewellery is available upon request
–Angama Mara does not charge a fee for hosting celebrations (excluding Bar and Bat Mitzvahs), nor for the dancing performance by Maasai warriors in the boma
–The services of priests, elders, additional warriors or other professionals as required are available upon request
–Please enquire about the cost of hosting a Bar or Bat Mitzvah (as well as our Kosher kitchen)
–Each camp at Angama Mara accommodates up to 30 guests, perfect for larger groups, with accommodation for up to 60 guests
Guests staying at any of Angama’s camps and lodges are faced with the toughest of choices — how they wish to spend their day. Take a look at some of the daily adventures on offer:
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