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Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush Villa

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

We returned home from our family trip to Cottar's 1920s Camp on Saturday. I am already missing the beautiful people, as well as the incredible wildlife. We traveled with a rather large group of family. For several of us, this was a return trip to...More

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Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 12 August 2014

Neeclesmom, we so appreciate your supportive post... And feel so privileged that you returned for another safari ! Calvin

Reviewed 10 August 2014

We touched down at an airstrip in the Masai Mara on a sunny morning in August as an exhausted and excited gaggle of sixteen adults and teenagers ( four families of friends). From the minute we met James , the manager and his guides Mako...More

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Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 12 August 2014

Sanjay, amazing trip report - so much energy in it and so well articulated! I am really happy you had the best nights sleep ever while at camp, and also for mentioning the guiding quality and how the guides could keep the kids busy!...We love...More

Reviewed 7 August 2014

By far the best vacation we've had. The icing on the cake was the final three nights we spent at cottars. The atmosphere, facilities and views were amazing. Our guide, G.G. was fantastic, excellent with the kids, very knowledgeable and managed to cover everything we...More

Thank KML0nd0n
Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 12 August 2014

To have Cottars termed as the best camp on the best vacation you ever had means so much to us...thank you so much for this accolade! Calvin

Reviewed 6 August 2014

We were fortunate enough to stay at Cottars for 5 nights at the end of July 2014 at the height of the migration and our time there proved to be the most magical and memorable trip we have ever had. We were met at Cottars...More

Thank Thomas C
Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 12 August 2014

Thomas C, one of the best trip reports ever! Thank you! It touched on the authenticity of the Cottars experience, as well as the quality of our wonderful staff and guides... Thank you again! Calvin

Reviewed 4 August 2014

That was an amazing stay and an amazing human experience. The tents are really well accomodated and back into the Kenya colonial times and early days of safari. People were really there for us. The guides were perfectly English fluent and very knowledgeable on the...More

Thank titiparis01
Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 12 August 2014

Thank you so much for your very supportive trip report.. To the point and straight as an arrow! Calvin

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Yes as mentioned above; there is electricity in the tents overnight. Looking forward to having you with us! Tents have 240v electricity 24 hours. Guests can recharge their camera batteries in the tents, Bush Villa, cars and... More
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"Bush Villa can accommodate up to 12 people and has views onto the savannah plains"
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