• Aerial view of Samatian Island - November 2017

    Aerial view of Samatian Island - November 2017

  • Exclusive, Small, Private

    Exclusive, Small, Private

  • Samatian Dinner Table

    Samatian Dinner Table

  • Samatian Island Lake Baringo

    Samatian Island Lake Baringo

  • Samatian Island Evening View Of Pool And Mess

    Samatian Island Evening View Of Pool And Mess

  • Samatian Island Boat Excursion

    Samatian Island Boat Excursion

  • Samatian Island Sunset Reflection

    Samatian Island Sunset Reflection

  • Samatian Poolside

    Samatian Poolside

Samatian Island

The small and exclusive Samatian is set on a private Island on Lake Baringo in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley. With its breath-taking views across the waters of the lake to the imposing backdrop of the Laikipia Escarpment, the island offers the perfect getaway. The beauty of Baringo is legendary, with its spectacular sunsets, dazzling array of bird life, and the Njemps fishermen continuing a traditional lifestyle. Lake Baringo is also a Ramsar site, having been recognised internationally as a vitally important wetland. Samatian Island offers guests the ultimate in relaxation in magical surroundings.

Accommodation comprises 5 airy, open-plan, en suite thatched rooms. 2 rooms are family units with a partitioned bedroom, verandah, sitting room and bathroom. Samatian is run as a small family homestay, ideally for 12  or less self catered guests, catering can be arranged  by special arrangement for a party of 6 guests or more. 

 

Lake Baringo

Great Rift Valley

  • Pokot Girl

    Experience fascinating cultural visits to the Pokot tribe
  • Baringo Giraffe Ruko

    Get up close and personal with Giraffe in Ruko
  • African Fish Eagle

  • Bird Watching

    Lake Baringo is a bird watchers paradise
  • Fishing For Tilapia

  • Lake Baringo Hippo

    Hippos are regularly seen on boat excursions
  • Njempsi Fisherman

    An Njemps fisherman paddles across the lake in his ambatch canoe
  • Scenic Islands

    Boat excursions to islands and the lake shoreline
  • Crocodile Basking

    Crocodile basking in the morning sun