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Hippo Cottage


At the main lodge we have a selection of 1 or 2 private bedroom suites available.



We also offer all 8 suites to be taken exclusively.



We also have 3 incredible Wild Villa's for the utmost comfort and privacy for friends and families.

The Main lodge

The House in the Wild is boutique lifestyle lodge with 6 private suites, with 1 or 2 rooms each.  There is a main lounge and dining area with a beautiful swahili bar, a swimming pool with a thatch gazebo and bar.

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The Original Cottage

This has a large verandah with two double rooms, both with ensuite bathrooms each with baths and an outside star shower. 

The River Cottage

One double with a huge bathroom with a copper bath, a large verandah and lounge area.


The Warburgia Cottage

Under the shade of a huge Warborgia Tree, a double en suite with massive bath overlooking the river. There is an upstairs loft chill-out area, with great views over the river, which has two lovely daybeds that can be used for children.

The Marula Cottage

This completely private cottage has two large double en-suite rooms with its’ own huge private lawn, verandah and lounge area with a large fireplace and bar.


The Hippo Cottage

Set in a beautiful spot in the shade of huge leafy trees on the banks of the Mara River.  With its own huge verandah and bath overlooking the river, it is the perfect room for a private luxury safari.

The Olerai Cottage

This cottage was completed in October 2021 and is similar in design to the Hippo Cottage, a twin/ double ensuite, with a beautiful verandah surrounded by huge trees and looking downstream towards the West.

There is a beautiful brass bath that overlooks the river....

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The Wild


Exclusive use luxury homes in the Mara, with every part of the guest experience managed by our team at House in the Wild

"Utterly unique"


House in the Wild is excited to offer three exquisite private villas. 

Guests can enjoy a totally private safari home, where they can experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with friends and family, enjoying quality time together on safari. House in the Wild looks after the guests as if they are at the lodge.


Each home is unique and lovingly created and cared for by our stylish owners and totally authentic to this incredible safari destination.



The House

Amani House, named after the Swahili word for “Place of Peace” is set in one of Kenya’s most breathtaking wild landscapes, on Naretoi on the edge of the Maasai Mara.  Amani House is a captivating and exquisitely beautiful private property available for exclusive hire by groups.


With complete exclusivity, the Amani house is ideal for families with older children and groups of friends travelling together. 


The property is broken into separate buildings: A family home, a guest home, and the main home with living, dining, media, and billiard room.  


Amani House has seven bedrooms available; four luxurious king ensuite rooms in the family house and three rooms in the guest house; one with a private balcony with a brass bath and fireplace and a twin room (can be a king bed) with a private verandah and fireplace and a bunk room that has four queen-sized bunk beds, perfect for older children.

The Amani Guest House has a total capacity of 14 people.


There is a beautiful swimming pool, with a hot tub at one end and a pergola for outdoor dining alongside.  There is also a basketball / pickle ball court and a fully equipped gym. Each of the houses has a high definition tv with Apple TV, and the main house has an indoor and outdoor Sonos system.



The House

Jamani House is set on the top of a meander of the Mara River, with breathtaking views across an expansive lawn looking out across the Naretoi plains to the Kileleoni Hill, the highest point in the Maasai Mara.

The house is an architectural masterpiece featuring a spacious living room with a fireplace, a gathering terrace with an open bar and a  large dining room with a fireplace.


Jamani House has five bedrooms, including four king bedrooms with ensuite baths and one bunk room with 3 lower double beds and three upper singles with an ensuite bath.

The house has a total capacity of 12 people - 8 adults plus up to 4 adults / teenagers in the bunk room.


The property is also broken into separate buildings. The living room, bar and dining area are in the main building with separate buildings for the uniquely designed guest rooms, all situated to get the best views across the plains and over the river.

A small library features a flat screen TV equipped with Apple TV. Sustainably grown teak flooring, custom colour plaster walls and unique concrete surfaces are just a few of the features of this remarkable home.  The sundowner deck on top of the library is the perfect spot for entertaining and catching up as the sun sets.