Location: Acacia Farm Lodge is a country facility located in the outskirts of Karatu town, nestling in an active 25-acre farm high on the Great Rift’s highlands with commanding panoramic views of the Karatu farmlands and the nearby Ngorongoro forest area. It is only 15 minutes drive to Lodoare gate of Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the west, and about 30 minutes drive to Lake Manyara National Park.
Accommodation: Guests accommodation is provided in 28 chalets, identical in size and amenities, and all featuring a private deck with sweeping views of the coffee farm and surrounding scenic landscape. Each room has a comfortable lounge, a king size double bed or twin beds with mosquito netting, en-suite bathroom with shower & toilet, hair dryer, a mini bar, coffee making facility, internet connection, TV with satellite channels, a digital safe, intercom and international telephone line. A third bed can be added to 10 of the rooms for triple accommodation and there are two inter-connecting rooms for families with children; all the rooms are wheel chair accessible.
Facilities & Services: The main public area houses a cozy lounge and bar, an intimate dining area with deck and a lovely coffee shop. Other facilities include a swimming pool and its bar area, a curio shop, a Gym and a refreshing Spa. There is a little Business Centre with internet facilities and a 40-seater conference room near the public area. Activities at the lodge include nature walks, hiking and jogging in the surrounding forest area, nearby Iraqw villages and into the town of Karatu. Also available are a farm tour to sample Tanzania’s rural life, and a town tour including a visit to the local market and a nearby school.