Have you ever wanted to sleep next to giraffes, cheetahs, zebras, and other wildlife? You don’t Sonoma County, Calif. have to fly to Africa for the experience. The Sonoma Serengeti offers guests a chance to get up close and personal with nearly 100 species of wildlife, most of which you wouldn't find outside of a zoo in the U.S. Safari West is a 400-acre private wildlife preserve located in Sonoma County. While guests are invited to visit for the day, enjoying a local safari with friends, the chance to stay over night should not be passed up. The Safari West tents are luxurious. Imported from Botswana and customized on site, all 30 tents offer private viewing decks, en-suite bathrooms, hardwood floors, and wildlife sounds of the Sonoma Serengeti to serenade you at night. When you awake, grub on the complimentary continental breakfast to fuel up for a tour. Classic safari adventures are guided and guests get the chance to head out and look for rhinos, wildebeest, ringtailed lemurs, and other exotic animals. A leisurely walk offers access to hidden species including many of the properties’ resident birds as well as some monkeys.
In-room massages, guided tours, continental breakfast at the Savannah Café, onsite dining, accessible tents, private decks on every tent, space heaters, electric blankets, ceiling fans, and private bathrooms.
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There’s always a way to make your Sonoma Serengeti vacation even more special. If your headed out with a loved one, book the romance package. Romance on the Savannah includes a safari tour for two, en-suite Swedish massage, a one-night stay in the property’s luxury glamping tents, and wine and chocolates delivered to your room. For those who want to enjoy Sonoma’s other import, try the Wild Nights in Wine Country Package. In addition to a one-night stay and a safari tour, Francis Ford Coppola provides a complimentary bottle of wine (diner’s choice) to accompany dinner at the Savannah Café.
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