Come and visit our own private and romantic Aitong Crater House secluded in the bush on the edge of an ancient crater, near the Masai village of Aitong and in the heart of the most exciting wilderness ecosystems in Africa.

It is situated at an altitude of 2000 meters, overlooking the plains of the Masai Mara. It is part of the Pardamat Conservancy and it overlooks also the various other Mara (Lemek, Mara North, Motorogi, Olare Orok, etc..) Conservancies, including the Siria or Oloololo Escarpment (Rift). The Mara River with its hippo’s and crocodiles and wildebeest crossings is at a few kilometers away.

We build the house here not only because it is a beautiful place with a romantic breathtaking view and an incredible “calming” privacy and silence (except for the nature sounds) but also because of the incredible rich fauna and flora.

Over the last 20 years, we have visited almost all game parks and nature reserves of East Africa and especially Kenya and we find this place on top of the crater almost unparalleled if not magical in terms of abundance of wild animals and eco-systems.
It has in our experience more wildlife than the famous Masai Mara Reserve that is at around 30 minutes drive away. And even better this area has something that you do not find in the Masai Mara, that are the Masai people with their respect for and wisdom of nature and wildlife.
We have Masai people working for us at this home as well as with our activities like game drives or nature walks.
There are several airstrips in the neighborhood at around 30 minutes.

  • Our House has 5 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms (with bathtub, a shower and free toiletries).
  • There is a Dining and Living Room and two terraces: downstairs and upstairs.
  • All meals are included and can be enjoyed in the dining area. Bush picnics can be organized as well. A variety of wines and drinks can be served.
  • Complimentary laundry facilities are provided. In addition to game drives and nature walks, the camp offers visits to local Maasai villages.
  • Free Wifi
I hope you enjoy your Kenyan adventure as much as we always do.
The perfect romantic escape.

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Our Guests say

Visitors Aitong Crater House
  • Fantastic views, astonishing wildlife for sure in the plains before the house, but also near the house while sitting on the veranda/terrace.
  • We had an unforgettable experience. The food was lovely, dining romantic, wildlife incredible.
  • Excellent views and beautiful pristine location with wildlife everywhere. Can definitely recommend!
Visitors Red House Vipingo
  • Such a nice place. It is even more beautiful then we thought seeing the pictures beforehand. Margareth the cook has really the talent to prepare the food; her squid curry, fried fresh fish, prawns and lobster are my favorites.
  • The place is a kind of a paradise. A beautiful sand beach with a coral reef. The house is surround by a kind of a tropical forest with colobus monkeys (we saw also baby monkeys), sunbirds, flowers, etc..
  • Although it was hot inlands, the house and its terrace were very pleasant due to a nice fresh sea breeze. Very relaxing with the sounds of the waves and the waving palms. Good food.
Visitors Castle Vorden
  • Castle Vorden was really a surprise. A piece of history in a beautiful setting. The owners maintain the castle with great care and taste.
  • This castle is one of the gems in the 8 castles route. It can still be visited too.
  • Beautiful rustic surroundings with the castle as a highlight. Beautiful castle that can be visited. In the adjacent gardens is a restaurant where you can go for a snack or a drink, if the weather is nice also on the terrace.
  • Beautiful location / area for walking. Had great weather and the castle cool to see. Highly recommended to definitely go here and also great forest trails must walk the dogs.
  • Beautiful castle and surroundings very relaxing.
  • Great, you feel here again in the Middle Ages

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