Enonkishu Conservancy

Olmarei House

Overview

Beautiful ranch style house

Olmarei House, named after the Maasai word for “Family”, is a beautiful ranch style house located on Naretoi estate on Enonkishu Conservancy in one of Kenya’s most breathtaking wild landscapes on the edge of the Masai Mara Kenya.

Situated on the banks of the Mara River, this private villa is perfect for families, with three large ensuite bedrooms in the main house and two adjacent one bedroomed cottages close by, all ensuite. There is a large family/living room with an open dining room connected to a modern kitchen. The house has a huge swimming pool with a Swahili style gazebo that overlooks the river from where you can watch hippos wallowing in the pools below.

With a resident pride of lion, plenty of leopards, elephants and lots of plains game, there is plant of wildlife for you to spot throughout your stay.

Facts

At a glance

  • Five bedrooms

  • Catered or Self-Catered

  • Swimming pool

  • Fire place

Olmarei Enonkishu view

Experiences

  • Olmarei Enonkishu game drive

    Game drives

    Day and night game drives are possible on Enonkishu, Lemek and Ol Chorro conservancies with knowledgeable and experienced guides.

  • Olmarei Enonkishu cycling

    Cycling and running

    Cycling and running on Naretoi is possible for the actively inclined.

  • Olmarei Enonkishu walking

    Guided walks

    Get out and get going. Recommended for 1 or 2 hours and suitable for the whole family with children over 7. Get to see and hear some of the things you may miss on a drive.

Community & Culture

The Enonkishu Conservancy, who help to manage Olmarei House, work with 50 Maasai families to protect the surrounding wildlife grazing areas so the community can earn revenue from guests as well as from their cattle, in a holistic grazing plan, where wildlife and cattle can thrive together.

Conservation

Guests staying at Olmarei House support the protection and conservation of the wildlife habitats within Enonkishu, Lemek and Ol Chorro by paying a daily conservation fee. Guests are able to traverse through the three conservancies on their game drives and also able to visit the Enonkishu head quarters and the Mara Elephant Project to learn more about the conservation projects going on in the region.

What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

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    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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