Faru Faru is one of the three most luxurious lodges in Tanzania. The other two, Sabora and Sasakwa, are on the same property.
The lodge is nestled in a valley in a secluded corner of the Grumeti Reserves concession, overlooking a waterhole where wildlife congregates as the day heats up. Built of local stone, the lodge blends so well that it is hardly discernible from its surroundings.
The central part of the lodge comprises a library, dining area, bar and lounge, next to a terrace and heated swimming pool. Aside from fascinating reference books, the library has a computer with internet access, satellite television, DVD player and a selection of DVDs.
There are eight air-conditioned deluxe suites, each with en suite bath and outdoor shower, plus a family suite and the Villa Suite. The total capacity of the lodge is 22 guests. The suites, a blend of canvas and stone, are spacious and well adorned. Huge plate-glass windows edge one side of the rooms, offering panoramic views into the valley. In some rooms a large mirror divides the bathroom and main quarters. They all have personal bar and fridge, electronic safes, overhead fans, hairdryers, direct dial telephones with USA phone lines, and wireless internet access.
This is a stunning place to stay in the early dry season months when the Serengeti migration passes through, and is a wonderful place to relax, enjoying the luxury and privacy, in the late dry season and early green seasons.