Lake Manyara Serena safari lodge

The Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge is set on the edge of the cliffs affording scenic views of the Lake Manyara National Park in Tanzania, East Africa.

This family welcoming safari lodge is located in Mto wa Mbu in Northern Tanzania, and lies about 130 kilometres away from the town of Arusha.  Transfers by road from Arusha take about 2 and a half hours, an airstrip is available adjacent to the lodge.


Each of the rooms at the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge features a small veranda with the interior decor making for a welcoming setting with its blues of the lake and the pinks of its flamingos.

    Room features

1 King-size or 2 twin bed

Triple rooms available upon request



Laundry, valet and shoeshine services

Mineral water and toiletries

Bathrobe and slippers

Facilities and Services

Built in African style, the lodge is built around the beautiful outdoor swimming pool with the reception area being accessed via a bridge over a stream.  Set on the edge of the cliffs, the pool offers scenic views of Lake Manyara National Park and beyond.

Facilities and services:

Dining room and bar

Outside dining terrace

Poolside bar

Outdoor swimming pool and deck

Bush dinner

Tented conference room

Gift shop, business centre, Wi-Fi

Satellite TV room

Extensive selection of sports and activities

Cultural dance and music


Exciting outdoor, nature and cultural activities are on offer for guests to participate in during their stay at the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge in Tanzania.  Enjoy relaxing or swimming at the lodge overlooking the African savannah or take a thrilling canoe trip on Lake Manyara.  Ranging from action to pure relaxation, visitors will find anything that is required to make a safari stay here unforgettable.


Nature/Bird walks

Cycling safaris

Canoeing at Lake Manyara

Beauty therapy

Massage service

Game drives

Body stretch lessons

Swahili language lessons

Cooking lessons


Traditional instrument lessons

Water-color painting


Wildlife & nature activities:



Mountain biking

Night game drive

Treetop walkway

Cultural activities:

Arusha City tour

Visit local markets

Visit cemetery of Polish War Refugees

Village walks (Mto Wa Mbu)

Village Tuk Tik ride (Mto Wa Mbu)