10 Best Family Safari Lodges in Africa

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The 10 best lodges in Arusha, Tanzania

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Gran Meliá Arusha

Top Best African Safari Lodges for Families with 5-star luxury hotel in Arusha, Tanzania. 18 acres of landscaped coffee & tea plantations. Pure tranquility with views of Mount Meru. Join Melia Rewards for exclusive benefits and offers: more value, flexibility and time. Meliá Rewards Points. Personal Services. Free Cancellation. Best Price Guarantee. Family-friendly African safari lodges – Holidays with Kids. African holidays for Families, Seniors, Friends, Disables, Charities, Scholars, and more. Best Family-friendly Safaris in Africa. Private Family Safaris at Africa’s Top Lodges – Luxury Safari. We offer flexible worry-free packages enable peace of mind safety adventures!

Karama Lodge 

One of the amazing lodge for African Safari with Kids – Best Family Safaris. With pool views, Karama Lodge is situated in Arusha and has a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk, bar, garden and outdoor pool. Both WiFi and private parking are accessible at the lodge free of charge.

Guests at Karama Lodge can enjoy a buffet breakfast. Most relaxing serene beautiful hotel , liked the surroundings, rooms, Beds

Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa

Set at the heart of a traditional coffee estate in the majestic environs of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, the exquisitely appointed Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa ( formerly Lake Duluti Serena Hotel) offers heady views over verdant tropical forests, cool mountain walks, a wonderful array of wildlife, roaring fires and superlative cuisine.
A complimentary breakfast buffet is served in a rustic restaurant and bar, which features wood-beamed ceilings and a fireplace. Other amenities include a library, a garden and massage services.

ilboru Safari Lodge

Family-Friendly lodge for your children. Book best Family African Safari Vacations & Tours. Nestled on the lower slopes of majestic Mt. Meru, the legendary Ilboru Safari Lodge has been welcoming mountain climbers and safari travelers  to northern Tanzania for decades. Best Family-Friendly Kid Safari Destinations in Africa. The best safari lodges for families. Ideally located between the northern safari circuit and Mt Kilimanjaro, this beautiful Swahili sanctuary is set on a five acre plot , tucked away beneath ancient trees on the outskirts of Arusha town. 

ilboru Safari Lodge has been welcoming guests to Tanzania for seventeen years. Annelies van Beest, current owner, manages the lodge with a hand’s on approach that has been a huge success with guests. Annelies brings her sense of style and many years of experience in the Tanzanian hospitality industry to every aspect of the lodge.

Rivertrees Country Inn Hotel, Usa River – Tanzania

Set in Northern Tanzania just outside the bustling safari town of Arusha, Rivertrees looks out toward Mt Kilimanjaro, and is perfectly situated for exploring the abundant nature reserves that this region is home to.

The inn is a charming country estate that was once an old coffee farm, and still retains the nostalgic air of a well-loved homestead. Sprawling ten acres of fertile greenery, the grounds are a natural extension of Mt Meru’s sloping foothills, and offer a sanctuary for the birds and wildlife indigenous to the area.Elegantly rustic cottages are dotted along the river and in thickets of tall trees, while lush lawns and birdsong make for a peaceful and picturesque setting. Set in the heart of an area rich in nature reserves, montane forests and vibrant village culture, the scope for exploration is endless.

The restaurant concocts tasty meals of garden-fresh ingredients and old family recipes, as well as oven-fired pizzas and the best of the region’s locally grown coffees. Delicious candle-lit dinners are served by the warmth of the fireplace, or under the stars and the watchful eyes of resident owls.

Rivertrees combines unpretentious comfort with subtle accents of style to create a timeless pause in a traveler’s journey, and a sense of warmth and genuine welcome

What you can expect during your stay

  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff

A note from Rivertrees Country Inn

In recognition of the importance of health, safety and security of the general public, Rivertrees is adhering to detailed protocols regarding control measures and procedures towards preventing the spread of COVID-19. We are continuously monitoring advisories issued by the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC). Our Standard Operating Procedures are based on WHO and other international guidelines.

Kia Lodge – Prices & Reviews (Arusha Region, Tanzania)

Welcome to KIA Lodge, ‘your door to Tanzania’ at less than 5 minutes drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport. The lodge is situated on a secluded hill in the heart of beautiful savannah scenery that is so typical for East Africa. Guests can admire the vast views of the African plains and of course the grand Kilimanjaro Mountain that shows her snowy top mostly in the morning and at sundown.
Because of its location, the KIA Lodge is an ideal safe haven for arriving and departing Tanzania, climbing the Kilimanjaro or traveling on to the northern safari destinations. The friendly service, Zanzibar style reception, typical African decorations, and indoor and al fresco restaurant offer a warm welcome to into the Tanzanian culture.
Drink a Kilimanjaro beer in the open bar, enjoy over a hundred species of birds in the savannah garden, or relax at our hilltop swimming pool with great views of Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt Meru, the Blue Mountains and the Maasai plains all around.
At KIA lodge we will ensure that you are looked after in a unique friendly and peaceful environment, helping you to prepare for your safaris or climbs and cosseting you on your arrival or return home. With our beautiful gardens we can honestly boast the fact that we are not just an airport hotel but also a true lodge where you can immediately get a real taste of Africa!

Kahawa House, Arusha – Tanzania

After a long safari or just before commencing a day observing the wildlife relax in our beautiful country house hotel. Kahawa House opened in 2019 is the one of family friendly lodges located in Arusha. Conveniently located only four kms. from Arusha Airport. This homely lodge is the ideal base either on the way to the Parks, after a safari or even as a stopover on the way back home.


The bedrooms are distributed in four two storey buildings. The rooms have a balcony and private bathroom.

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