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In the Samburu language, ‘Loisaba’ is the name given to the Seven Sisters constellation of stars, which are best viewed in perfect safety from the serene comfort of your open-air ‘starbed’. The Loisaba Conservancy, in Kenya’s Laikipia Plateau, spans 56 000 acres and is yours to explore in search of a sizeable elephant population, agile predators like lion and leopard, and packs of endangered wild dog. At night, snuggle into your ‘starbed’, which is rolled out of your suite onto a raised wooden platform, for a once-in-a-lifetime safari experience (you can, of course, also choose to sleep indoors).

In addition to day and night game drives in a custom-made open-side Land Rover, you can undertake nature walks with a qualified Samburu guide, saddle up to go horse riding among giraffe and zebra, or go lion tracking with Loisaba’s conservationists. On other days, you may find yourself traversing the conservancy by camel or mountain bike, or dropping in at the anti-poaching unit and learning how their intelligent and brave canine units has had major success with trained sniffer dogs.

Perfect as a honeymoon destination for an adventurous couple, the Loisaba Starbeds are one of East Africa’s most unusual lodges and have only four different suites available, all overlooking part of the Eastern Valleys and the Kiboko waterhole.


  • Sleep under the stars on an open-air platform
  • 56 000 private conservancy
  • Night drives & nature walks
  • Horse riding, lion tracking & mountain biking
  • Learn more about anti-poaching measures
  • Excellent location to spot wild dog


  • Biking
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Hiking
  • Local village visits
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Camel rides
  • Sundowners
  • Bird watching
Nodding off under the African night sky and waking up to the most spectacular views of the bush at sunrise - Safari bliss as far as I’m concerned. Hugely popular with honeymooners and families alike, Starbeds will be a highlight of your time in Kenya. Little known Loisaba is well kept secret where those “in the know” return over and over again – a must for the intrepid safari traveller looking for an experience that is unusual, off the beaten path and completely unique in Kenya.
Lauren Johansson

Lauren Johansson

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The Loisaba Starbeds have equipment for horse riding, camel trekking and mountain biking. You can also visit the resident sniffer dogs and the permanent anti-poaching unit.


All meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner – can be taken at a shared table in the dining room lounge. The staff will also create a private dining experience for you if you prefer. Bush breakfasts, picnics and sundowners can be enjoyed out on the Laikipia plains, with dietary requests catered for on advance notice.

General facilities

  • Solar power
  • Star bed


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Dates Board Price
2022-07-01 — 2022-10-31 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $600
2022-11-01 — 2022-12-19 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $500
2022-12-20 — 2023-01-03 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $600

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently. Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice.
  • Single supplements may apply.
  • Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.
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Loisaba Starbeds

Thomas Sun

Loisaba was like the Twilight Zone. I couldn't imagine something this amazing in the middle of nowhere. The landscaping was out of this world. Talk about intimate, there were only 7 other guests during my stay until the last day, when 24 from Texa s showed up. By that time I was ready for the starbed. I would suggest that you recommend anyone staying at the starbeds to bring earplugs and a mask. It's kinda difficult to sleep when there's a full moon and you're used to sleep in total darkness. and irregardlesss of your wake up call time, you will get woken up by the monkies at 0430. It's not bad if want to watch the sunrise...I was joking with my colleagues that I had to come back to civilization in order to sleep in total darkness and silence. I guess that's the tradeoff when you want to sleep in and with the African jungle, but I wouldn't change a thing.
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