Sweetwaters Serena Camp


Sweetwaters Serena Camp is a luxury accommodation facility offering luxurious tented cam accommodation to visitors on a Kenya safari to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and other neighboring Kenya safari destinations. Sweetwaters Serena Camp is located with the Ol Pejeta Conservancy one of the stunning conservancies in Kenya and one of the homes to big Five (Lions, Elephants, Rhino, Buffalo and Leopards). The camp is framed by picturesque views of Mount Kenya and awe-inspiring natural beauty of the surroundings.

Sweetwaters Serena Camp is one of the most exclusive tented safari camp in Kenya perched within the 1110,000 acre of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the camp is situated on the Laikipia plains about 17 kilometers from Nanyuki and 217 kilometers from Nairobi. Transferring to Sweetwaters Serena Camp by road takes about 3-4 hours drive from Nairobi and using air, it is a flight of about 1 hours of flight and 17 minutes of drive from Nanyuki airstrip.


Sweetwaters Serena Camp is offers a tented safari camp retreat which is an elegant experience amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, tents are tucked inside the landscaped groups and accessible via winding stone pathways.

Sweetwaters Serena Camp has a total of 56 stylishly appointed tents categorized as standard wing and the deluxe Morani Wing. These tents are designed with charming thatched roofs, solid roofs, canvas interiors and they all feature en-suite bathrooms with hot and cold water and flushing WCs and electricity.

Some of the tents at Sweetwaters Serena Camp are on raised platforms with private balconies and the rest of the tents included private verandas, all of the tents have safari chairs and tables, mosquito nets, extra beds and cots are provided upon request. Also evening hot water bottles are provided. Amenities at the tents include free Wi-Fi, a coffee/tea making station, plush bathrobes and slippers.

Accommodations at Sweetwaters Serena Camp are offered as  


Standard Wing Tents at Sweetwaters Serena Camp are spacious tents with a combination of traditional ambiance of a safari camp with the comforts of a home, the tents feature either a king bed or two twin beds and boost views of the water holes.

Amenities in Standard Wing Tent include a bathroom with a one-hand washbasin, a WC and a shower with a shower curtain

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Standard Wing Tents at Sweetwaters Serena Camp


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Premium bath amenities
  • Work desk and chair
  • Coffee/tea making station
  • Robe
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe (located in Manager’s office)
  • Private balcony or veranda


Morani Wing Tents at the Camp feature 17 deluxe double, twin and triple tents all boosting views of Mount Kenya. One of the tents is specially adapted for guests with mobility concerns, the Morani wing tents feature e-suite bathrooms with a two – hand washbasin, a WC and a shower with a glass door.


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Premium bath amenities
  • Work desk and chair
  • Coffee/tea making station
  • Robe
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe (located in Manager’s office)
  • Private balcony or veranda


  • 24 hour hot water and electricity
  • Valet and shoeshine service
  • Laundry
  • Mineral water and toiletries
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Tent service
  • Safe and hairdryers (from reception)
  • 24-hour medical service
  • Children’s meals, beds, babysitting



Sweetwaters Serena Camp offer one of a kind dining experiences on Kenya Safaris in its two dining spots that are The Rhino room and the waterhole bar,

Whether you’re preparing for an exciting day in Ol Pejeta Conservancy or unwinding after an eventful afternoon, you’ll be delighted with the welcoming atmosphere of The Rhino Room. Located in what was once the ranch manager’s house, our elegant restaurant features delicious international cuisine – punctuated by remarkable water hole views through floor-to-ceiling windows. In addition to the restaurant, Sweetwaters Serena Camp offers

We also provide one-of-a-kind dining experiences within the camp grounds; bookings can be made at reception.


The Rhino room at the Camp features a delightful and welcoming atmosphere dining area located in what was once the ranch manager’s house. The elegant restaurant serves delicious international cuisine and boosts remarkable views of the water hole through the floor to ceiling windows. Breakfast at The Rhino room is served as buffet-style breakfast which includes a range of global dishes, a full English breakfast is also served. Lunch at the Rhino room is served as a buffet with fresh meats, diary items and produce.

The Rhino room serves table d’hôte dinner menus featuring a salad buffet, a soup, an entrée, dessert, cheese and biscuits and fine Kenyan tea or coffee

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The Rhino room at Sweetwaters Serena Camp

Note: Vegetarian options are also served at the Rhino room.

The cuisines at the Rhino room are sourced directly from the communities situated around the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, meals are often complemented with a glass of wine or beer, a fresh-squeezed juice or a herbal infusion.

The Rhino room’s opening hours

Breakfast hours: 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Lunch hours: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Dinner hours: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


The water hole bar at the Camp is a cozy spot with a fire place perfect for relaxing with friends after an exhilarating safari, the bar is open for 24 hours a day and boosts stunning views of the waterhole enabling you see abundant wildlife surrounding the waterhole while enjoying a drink.

The water Hole Bar is open from 09:00 am to 12:00 am daily.


  • Tented camp accommodation
  • Swimming pool
  • Extensive grounds
  • Private waterhole and night viewing bar
  • Conference room
  • Wedding planning and honeymoon venue
  • Gift shop, business centre, Wi-Fi
  • Telephone in room
  • Baby-sitting services and baby cot in room, offered upon request
  • 24hr on-call medical services available
  • Camel treks, guided nature walks, bird spotting
  • Cultural dance and music


  • Day and night game drives daily
  • Lion tracking
  • Visit the chimpanzee sanctuary
  • Camel rides
  • Visit to Rhino Information centre
  • Bush BBQ lunch and dinner
  • Visit to Rhino Information Center
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