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Meliá Serengeti Lodge Offers Sustainable, Family-Friendly Safaris

by Eugenia Lazaris

Dec 12, 2023

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Destinations / Africa

Taking the family on an African safari is one of those life-changing vacations that will create memories to last a lifetime. But the undertaking isn’t as simple as booking a room and hopping on a plane. There are myriad options to choose from, ranging from different price tags to different styles, and choosing the right one can make or break your experience.


Meliá Serengeti Lodge, located in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, offers a little bit (okay, a lot!) of everything when it comes to safari vacations. The hotel provides luxury accommodations, dining options incorporating both local international flavors, kid-friendly programming and safari experiences in the heart of one of the most incredible landscapes in the world.


To top it off, the lodge strives for sustainability in all it does, generating half of the energy it consumes and incorporating energy-efficient systems throughout. On-site composting and water-bottling services create less waste. By using local products in menus and employing members of the local Masai community as staff, the resort is able to leave a smaller footprint and work in symbiosis with the Serengeti.


When it comes to families, the lodge has great options like its Kids Club. The club provides younger guests with their very own passport for checking in for daily activities like workshops, educational activities teaching about the local ecosystem and the animals inhabiting the Serengeti, and kid-friendly snacks.


Safari adventures include Jeep safaris and walking safaris, all letting you experience the beauty of the Serengeti firsthand as you search for giraffes, zebras and lions. You can even opt for a balloon safari that lets you take in the sweeping views of the Serengeti, including the Nyamuma Hills and nearby Lake Victoria.


Along with the Kids Club and amazing safari adventures, there is something for everyone at Meliá Serengeti Lodge. Amenities include a spa, a gym and an outdoor infinity pool, as well as 24-hour security on site to ensure safety for all guests.


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