In the world of points and miles, I always considered the St. Regis Bora Bora the most aspirational property. There are great deals here and there, but the thought of staying in an overwater bungalow on points seemed to be the best. That is until booking a luxury Marriott safari property on points became possible. Let me introduce you to the incredible JW Marriott Masai … [Read more...] about Is the JW Marriott Masai Mara the next St. Regis Bora Bora?
The JW Marriott Masai Mara is now open and in full operation. This was just in time as peak safari season in Kenya rolls around for the Great Migration. Located in Masai Mara and built with views along the Talek River, this is an incredible Marriott property. As Marriott’s first venture into the safari space, many were curious about how the property would perform. Especially … [Read more...] about Marriott’s Smallest Hotel in the World is a… JW Marriott?!?
I recently stayed at the JW Marriott Masai Mara, which is not only one of the most excellent safari lodges out there, but Marriott’s first-ever property of the sort (and their smallest property to date). I wrote an excellent review of the JW Marriott Masai Mara just after my visit last month. However, I have had a lot of people reaching out and asking if it was worth … [Read more...] about Is the JW Marriott Masai Mara Worth $3,000+ a Night?
Hakuna Matata, the famous Swahili phrase and popularized saying from the famed Lion King means no worries, and undeniably, at the JW Marriott Masai Mara, it certainly holds true. My recent stay in Southern Kenya was not only marked by excitement but by tranquility and relaxation. Over the five nights I visited the property, I was able to sample all of the services the camp … [Read more...] about JW Marriott Masai Mara Review: Luxury in the Savannah, a Truly Unforgettable Safari