The Team

Richard Metivan

Richard is the operations officer. For booking day trips or safaris Richard can arrange a customized safari experience for you.

Mwanaidi Juma

Housekeeping, host & cook. Mwanaidi is a local resident and loving mother to all our guests. An expert cook in Tanzanian, Asian and continental cuisines, her choices are both  delicious and healthy.

Lindah Evarest

Housekeeping, host & server. Lindah studied Hotel Management in Arusha and compliments this with her natural charm.

Lomitu John Pasindawa

Pool attendant and gardener. A local resident, he has been with us since 1995. With Peter he maintains the garden and forest.

Peter Momoya – Gardener

Peter has been with us for years and with Lomito keeps the garden and forest in excellent shape. Peter also takes care of the guard dogs and chickens.

Mitinyeki – Watchman

Being a traditional Maasai from the region you will see Mitinyeki performing his duties as a watchman wearing his traditional Shuka with both guard dogs following him on his heels. He is also a traditional herbalist.

Due to his status and tender age we all refer to him as Babu (grandfather) Nyeki.

Ismail – Watchman

Ismail has been a watchman for the property since the 1980’s. Like Babu Nyeki, he too is an icon of Chele Chele.