&Beyond Bateleur Camp in Kenya’s Masai Mara will receive an upgrade, beginning on the 15th of November 2017 with the project staggered over six months.
The guest tents will be completely rebuilt and refurbished, increasing in size to 97sqm (1 044 square feet) including both indoor and outdoor areas.
New features in guest tents will include built-in day beds on private verandas, as well as open-air stone courtyards flanking the bathroom. New finished will include deep bathrubs and new furniture, fittings and chrome ware, as well as al fresco showers.
Two swimming pools will be added to the camp, with extensive poolside decking providing an area for outdoor dining. A well-equipped fitness centre, massage sala, safari shop and water feature are also being constructed. A coffee bar will convert into a gin bar by night.
The guest areas at North Camp will close on the 15th of November 2017, while six guest tents at South Camp will remain open until the 7th of January 2018. The entire camp will be closed from the 8th of January to the 28th of February 2018, with North Camp scheduled to reopen on the 1st of March 2018. The refurbishment of the entire camp will be completed by the 1st of June 2018.
With the refurbishment plans in place, &Beyond has launched a special offer for guests staying at Bateleur Camp over the next 15 months. Travellers spending three nights at the camp between the 15th of November 2017 and the 8th of January 2018 will only pay for two nights, enjoying an effective discount of 33%.