Karama Lodge & Spa is an eco-friendly lodge located just southeast in the suburbs of Arusha and serves as a nice home base to start or end jour holiday. Price is US$ 142 for a double on basis of half board.
Karama Lodge’s accommodations are in wooded cabins on poles with en suite bathroom, scattered in a very nice garden on a mountain slope, surrounded by peaceful forest. The rooms all have a private balconies with great views on Meru and even Kilimanjaro on clearer days. The interior of the lodge is not like any ordinary safari decor, but has an eye for detail, creativity and blending off different natural materials. The restaurant is open all day and has a rustic feel and an open deck to enjoy the fresh air and great views. Food is tasty, staff are friendly and the ambience is comfortable and relaxed. Onsite there is a small swimming pool, good spa, yoga and there are several day excursions on offer such as a picnic walk, visit to Maasai market, or one day hike up to the slopes of Mt Meru. This lodge is a great option if you prefer a peaceful nature atmosphere to the more urban vibe of Arusha. Price is US$ 142 for a double on basis of half board.