E-UNOTO RETREAT LODGE – LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
E-unoto Retreat lodge is considered to be a luxury accommodation (4 star) found at the base of Rift Valley Escarpment just about 10 km from lake manyara and in the close proximity of the national parks that is Lake manyara national park , Ngorongoro crater and tarangire national parks. The lodge is outside Lake Manyara national park overlooking Lake Miwaleni and surrounding areas. The lodge is convenient to the guests with perfect location for guests who want to explore the park with its breathtaking views over Lake Manyara and surrounding areas. It takes approximately 2-3 hour’s drive from Arusha city center to the lodge then 45 minutes flight to the close lake manyara airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the lodge.
E-unoto Retreat lodge consist of 25 elegant and spacious bunglows that provides unique accommodation for all guests with the view of the rift Valley escarpment and the park. All Bunglows reflects Masaai building style with grass thatched roofs and decorated internally with high standards of furnished facilities of flushing toilets, separate showers , writing table, wheel chairs, mosquito nets, coffee table , free toiletries king and queen sized beds, wash basins etc. Each Bungalow is a private suite with its own balcony offering panoramic views of Lake Miwaleni where you can be able to see many hippos residing around the lake, monkey, birds or reptiles etc and the towering escarpment and surrounding area. Each Bungalow is well equipped with excellent and comfortable king and queen sized beds with clean and washed beddings. There are fire places at the lodge that provides warmth to visitors staying at the lodges. The lodge offers individual beds (single), double family and honey moon suites with different cost ranging from 300$ per night and above. The rate slightly changes in High season than in Low season.
E-noto retreat lodge offers more services and facilities which include;
An air open restaurants with panoramic views of the pool and lake that serves delicious meal both international and local meals to meet guests choice ; Bush breakfast , picnic lunch and dinner served by well trained and organized staff. You can still have meals in the venue of your choice EITHER in the restaurant or in the bush while enjoying the stars.
A swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon with confortable chairs, you relax and enjoy the breezes while sip the cocktail from well-stocked bar with variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beer since its close to the pool while overlooking the spectacular view of lake Miwaleni that attracts more animals , towering escarpments and the surrounding areas .
Services; Ample parking space available, Laundry and house- keeping services available , Honey moon services are offered since the lodge has honey moon suite bungalows
Internet ; You can access internet/ Wi-Fi in all the bungalows that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.
Activities include; swimming at the lodge, boating at lake Miwaleni , Game drive in the park where you spot wide range of animals , walking night safaris, nature walks and many others.
Lake manyara national park is occupies the total area of 352 Km squared including 230 km squared of lake surface . The park is situated between lake Manyara and the great Rift Valley, it is found 126Km south west of Arusha in Tanzania . The park is among the most visited and protected area in Tanzania’s Arusha and Manyara Region. The park contains different animals which include; Elephants , Buffaloes ,Impalas, Antelopes, Zebras, Warthogs, Monkeys , Hippos ,Hyenas, Baboons, wildebeests , Giraffes etc and over 350 species of birds like; Eurasian Migrant Birds, Acacia Associated Birds, Raptors and 3endangered Tanzania species like black collared love birds and ashly starling birds etc. Manyara national park is also famous for its Flocks of flamingos and tree climbing Lions. There are different attractions and activities in Lake manyara national park which include; game drive since the park has more animals ,you spot various animals while migrating from Tarangire , boat cruise at manyara lake, hot air ballooning, bird watching/birding since the park contains more bird species, nature walks in the park, , flying safaris, cultural visit in the local homes and many more activities. The park has different accommodations ;Budget ,Mid range and luxury which are convenient to guests choices especially In the northern part of Manyara national park.