Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

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Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, Karatu is set on the edge of the cliffs affording scenic views of the Lake Manyara National Park in Tanzania, East Africa.

This family welcoming safari lodge is located in Mto Wa Mbu in Northern Tanzania and lies about 130 kilometres away from the town of Arusha. Transfers by road from Arusha take about 2 and a half hours, an airstrip is an available adjacent to the lodge for fly-ins.

Each of the rooms at the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge features a small veranda with the interior decor making for a welcoming setting with its blues of the lake and the pinks of its flamingos.

Built-in African style, the lodge is built around the beautiful outdoor swimming pool with the reception area being accessed via a bridge over a stream. Set on the edge of the cliffs, the pool offers scenic views of Lake Manyara National Park and beyond.

Exciting outdoor, nature and cultural activities are on offer for guests to participate in during their stay at the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge in Tanzania. Enjoy relaxing or swimming at the lodge overlooking the African savannah or take a thrilling canoe trip on Lake Manyara. Ranging from action to pure relaxation, visitors will find anything that is required to make a safari stay here unforgettable.

Room features

  • 1 King-size or 2 Twin beds
  • Triple rooms available upon request
  • Telephone
  • Wi-Fi
  • Laundry, valet and shoeshine services
  • Mineral water and toiletries
  • Bathrobe and slippers.

Facilities & Services:

  • The dining room and bar
  • Outside dining terrace
  • Poolside bar
  • Outdoor swimming pool and deck
  • Bush dinner
  • Tented conference room
  • Gift shop, business centre, Wi-Fi
  • Satellite TV room
  • An extensive selection of sports and activities
  • Cultural dance and music.


  • Nature/Bird Walks
  • Cycling safaris
  • Canoeing at Lake Manyara
  • Beauty therapy
  • Massage service
  • Safari drives
  • Body stretch lessons
  • Swahili language lessons
  • Cooking lessons
  • Jogging
  • Traditional instrument lessons
  • Water-colour painting
  • Archery.

Wildlife & nature activities:

  • Canoeing
  • Walking
  • Mountain biking
  • Night safari drive
  • Treetop Walkway.

Cultural activities:

  • Arusha City tour
  • Visit local markets
  • Visit cemetery of Polish War Refugees
  • Village walk (Mto Wa Mbu)
  • Village Tuk Tik ride (Mto Wa Mbu).


  • Double bed
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping

Facilities Available at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

  • Boma
  • Garden Terrace
  • Hotel Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Viewing deck

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FAQs about Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge located?
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge is located at the following location / address: Lake Manyara.