Location: Set in the village of Tloma near Karatu town, within 30 acres of land, themed  in nature with indigenous trees, lovely gardens, bushes and birdlife, The Retreat at Ngorongoro is an ideal base for visits to the game parks of Lake Manyara (40 minutes’ drive), and the Ngorongoro Crater (25 minutes’ drive).

Accommodation: The Retreat consists of 27 spacious guest cottages offering single (90sqm), double (90sqm) and twin (100sqm) accommodation, and a two-bedroom Villa / Suite (135sqm). Two units of interconnecting rooms (4 rooms) are available for families of more than four, or those who do not prefer to stay in same room can opt for interconnecting rooms which will take up to six guests.

The rooms are tastefully furnished with king and queen beds with mosquito netting, and feature seating and dressing areas, a fireplace, private verandah, writing desk & chair, reading light, door & window screens, en-suite bathroom with tub, dual indoor shower, bathrobes, hair dryer and toiletries. Other in-room amenities include a digital safe, drinking water, coffee making facility, phone, and free WiFi throughout the property.

Facilities & Services: The main area houses the reception, lounge, bar, and a restaurant with terrace serving a variety of dishes utilizing fresh produce from the lodge garden and orchard. Other facilities include child play area, swimming pool (infinity & Kids Pool), gym, spa, gift shop, in-house laundry, board room games, pool table, and a conference hall seating up to 60 people. Activities available at the lodge include The Retreat walk (orchard, veggie garden, coffee farm, gardens, and forest); walking safari to Endoro falls & the elephant caves; Iraqw tribe cultural tour; mountain biking; jogging; bird-watching.  The lodge accept Master card & Visa (a surcharge applies).