Angama’s Wedding Safari

With endless views of the Maasai Mara Reserve, Angama Mara serves as the most beautiful backdrop to your destination wedding; be it a classical ceremony, a traditional Maasai blessing or your own unique blend — the choice is yours.

The team at Angama love nothing more than planning memorable weddings — always beautifully simple with hints of Maasai culture, overflowing with Kenya’s world-famous roses and views over Africa so wide that your guests will be overwhelmed by the splendour of it all.

Your Dream Wedding in Africa

Many brides dream of their white wedding dress framed against a dramatic sky, so if this is what you prefer then a classic wedding is the ideal choice, you can even add a Maasai touch to the occasion. A traditional Maasai Blessing can be performed for either newlyweds or vow renewals; at sunset in our traditional Sunset Boma or Shamba. At Angama Mara there are a multitude of settings as a backdrop to your elegant, safari wedding. Our standard wedding set-up includes:

Up to 60 white chairs for the ceremony

An officiant from our staff

15 Maasai warriors or maidens joining the couple for the traditional Maasai blessing

At the wedding feast the tables in the Guest Area are set with handsome copper underplates, candles and flowers

Sparkling wine, drinks and bitings at the ceremony

An Angama signature wedding cake

Traditional Maasai attire for the couple

Breathtaking, unobstructed views

No costs attached to venue hire

Wedding party guests simply pay for their accommodation

Where to Say ‘I Do’


The Perfect Wedding Stay

There are endless ways to spend your time at Angama Mara – from beautiful days exploring the Mara landscape and discovering the great animals that call it home, to quiet moments of gentle relaxation.

All You Need to Know

Which Legal Documents Do I Need?

Weddings at Angama Mara will not be an official marriage. You are advised to be married in your home country before or after coming to Kenya.

How Many Guests Do We Need to Have a Wedding at Angama Mara?

Angama Mara offers weddings for 30 guests, or 60 guests (the bridal couples has to take either one or both camps – both of which are identical). Alternatively, if you would prefer a private affair with just yourselves and a few guests, that too is possible.

Photographer and Videographer

Angama Mara works with professional photographers and videographers based in Nairobi. Please contact us to discuss the options available.

Can You Work With My Wedding Planner?

Should you like to work with a wedding planner, we ask that the Angama Mara team sets up a call with them prior to the wedding to explain the advantages and limitations of a destination wedding in the middle of the Maasai Mara.

What About the Wedding Cake?

The pastry team have perfected a beautiful signature wedding cake – a Persian Love Cake. The rose-scented cake is the softest chiffon with pops of cardamom and saffron cream – the rose and the spices have a very strong connection to Kenya which is one of the world’s biggest rose exporters, as well as influences from the coastal Swahili culture and flavours. Set on a marble cake stand and adorned with fresh roses, the Angama wedding cake is displayed in the Guest Area awaiting the couple’s arrival.

Can You Source My Flowers?

Flowers can be sourced on request, as well as rose petals. Certain flowers hold up to the African sun better than others, and the Angama team can guide you on the best options.

What If It Rains?

Angama’s Chapel is a beautiful wet weather option that can be kept as a standby alternative should it rain on the day.

Can We Have Music at the Reception?

Please note that while all weddings require at least one of Angama Mara’s camps to be booked exclusively, sound does travel across the Great Rift Valley, and as such, music at wedding receptions is limited to a small speaker until a reasonable hour. Should a wedding of both camps (60 guests) be booked, the music may be played at your discretion.

Can You Arrange My Honeymoon?

Whether you prefer the beach, or some more time in the bush, our Angama Travel team of knowledgeable East Africa specialists are standing by to help you plan the perfect honeymoon.

East African Honeymoons

After a beautiful wedding at Angama Mara, what better way to ease into married life than barefoot luxury on one of the Indian Ocean’s many beach destinations and private islands.

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Explore More

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: