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Please click on the relevant accommodation provider name from the list below for a short description, details of the property (using the key on the right) and direct links to both images and information.
Tours, safaris, and transport companies are also listed after the accommodation with links to their information.
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Northern Region

Chelinda Camp

Chelinda Camp, situated within Nyika National Park, overlooks a crystal-clear dam with views of montane grasslands that stretch across the Nyika Plateau. Chalets and twin-bedded rooms.

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Chelinda Lodge

Nestled in the highlands of Nyika National Park, Chelinda Lodge is an exclusive 16-bedded classic camp. 8 luxuriously appointed pine chalets offer panoramic views of woodland, plains and mountain grasslands (and the wildlife that live there).

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Safari Cottage

Safari Cottage is a self-catering cottage in Nkhata Bay just a couple of metres from the shore of Lake Malawi. There are three bedrooms, dining room, sitting room and a kitchen for self catering.

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Butterfly Space

Butterfly Space is a non-profit community based lodge located on the shores of Nkhata bay in Northern Malawi, offering bespoke and eco-friendly chalets to both their guests and volunteers.

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Mazuki Beach

Makuzi Beach Lodge is located along the lush northern shores of Lake Malawi. Wonderfully sited in its own completely private bay, and with 11 delightful en-suite chalets, the lodge is ideal for that perfect “Retreat to Paradise”.

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The Beach House

The Beach House, on North Beach, Chintheche, overlooks silver sands facing down Lake Malawi. It is perched on the very edge of the dunes. Having 4 large bedrooms, it is available as a private rental.

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Kaya Mawa

Hidden away on Likoma Island in Lake Malawi, at Kaya Mawa you will be transported into a world of simple pleasures. Embraced by the warmth and hospitality of the enchanting Malawian staff you will enjoy timeless luxury and only the best of modern conveniences.

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Ulisa Bay Lodge

Situated on the West Side of Likoma Island, with spectacular sunsets, Ulisa Bay Lodge offers affordable island luxury. There are Deluxe & Standard Chalets, with large verandas overlooking the lake.

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Nkwichi Lodge

A dazzling white beach where the sand is so fine it squeaks underfoot, and a lake with water so pure you can drink it. This is Nkwichi Lodge. Hidden amongst the trees are 6 spacious individually designed chalets and 2 private houses built from local wood and stone.

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Luwawa Forest Lodge

Luwawa Forest Lodge is an international guesthouse and outdoor adventure centre in the unspoilt wilderness of the Viphya Plateau. Just a 3 hour drive from Lilongwe, and at 1600m, the area is malaria-free.

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Central Region

Ngala Beach Lodge

Ngala Beach Lodge offers luxury accommodation, healthy home cooking and friendly personal service with awe-inspiring views of both the lake and Viphya Mountains. The lodge offers a view of both sunrise and sunset over the water.

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Bua River Lodge

Located on the banks of the beautiful Bua River, inside Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, Bua River Lodge offers high-quality, tented accommodation at moderate prices. There are 6 purpose made canvas safari tents, shaded by thatched roofs and forest trees, each with a view of the river.

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Tongole Wilderness Retreat

The stunning Tongole Wilderness Retreat lies deep within the rugged and breathtakingly beautiful miombo woodland of the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. It is already being described as one of Africa’s most beautiful lodges.

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Kachenga Bush Camp

Kachenga Bush Camp consists of 3 chalets and is centrally located in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, in a tranquil setting, with views out to Kasukusuku mountain.

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Malo Resort

Malo Resort is a 5 Star Lakeside Devolvement being built on the shores of Lake Malawi. Due for completion in late 2021, this is the first of its kind in Malawi, initially offering an excellent investment opportunity in one of Africa’s fastest emerging tourist destinations and, ultimately, a luxurious stay on the shores of the Lake of Stars!

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Blue Waters by Serendib

Blue Waters is an elegant getaway for the discerning traveler to enjoy world-class service amidst tranquil surroundings. Situated on Senga bay, in the lakeside town of Salima along the shores of Lake Malawi, it is home to idyllic beaches, calm lake waters and exciting water sports.

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Kumbali Lake Retreat

Kumbali Lake Retreat is a new eco-friendly lodge on the beautiful shores of Lake Malawi. Owned and run by the same family who own Kumbali Country Lodge in Lilongwe, Kumbali Lake Retreat comes with the same familiar ‘home away from home’ feel with comfort and nature as the main focus.

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Safari Beach Lodge

Safari Beach Lodge is an eco lodge directly on the shore of Lake Malawi located in the secluded Senga Bay Forest Reserve. It has its own private beach, a swimming pool, a beautiful platform bar and a lush forest garden with views over Leopard Bay.

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Kuwona Cottage

Kuwona Cottage, run by Kiboko Safaris, is situated on the beautiful shores of lake Malawi. This private, self-catering cottage in the popular Senga Bay area is a great place to visit if you are looking for a relaxing couple of days away from the hustle and bustle of the city, or to have quality time with friends and family.

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Kambiri Beach by Serendib

Kambiri Beach is an exclusive resort that is situated on the shores of Lake Malawi, in the picturesque town of Salima.

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Blue Zebra Island Lodge

Blue Zebra is in the central regional of Malawi on Nankoma Island just off Senga bay. It's one of Malawi's newest accommodation options and provides island stays for even the most budget conscious traveller. It offers full board accommodation with 8 exclusive tented en-suite chalets as well as more economy chalets and a campsite.

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Heuglin's Lodge

Heuglin’s Lodge is situated in the leafy residential suburbs of Lilongwe, just minutes away from the city centre. This attractive rambling house is named after the Heuglin’s Robin, which is often seen in its gardens.

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Africa House Malawi

A stylish contemporary lodge has been created from a unique blend of African designs, furniture, fabrics and personal collectables. Each room is named after an African country, style or culture and decorated to reflect that.

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Kumbali Country Lodge

Kumbali Country Lodge is a boutique lodge situated on a 650ha estate neighbouring the State House, 25 minutes from Lilongwe International Airport. Here are 16 thatched chalets with spacious and uniquely designed rooms, en suite with private balconies, internet, TV, tea and coffee facilities.

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Rafiki Safari Camp

Rafiki Safari Camp is the perfect family comfortable safari getaway with double/twin or family Luxury Safari Units, which have private bathrooms with showers and your own private verandah boasting views over the reserve to the distant mountains.

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Mafumu Hotel

Mafumu Hotel is located in the unique ‘Old Town’ of Lilongwe, Malawi and is privately owned hotel with conference facilities. Situated only 30 minutes from the main airport, Mafumu Hotel boasts 30 spacious and luxurious deluxe rooms, all with a king size bed, electronic safe, work station and kitchenette.

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Mitengo House

Mitengo House is a new modern contemporarily lodge with 9 rooms situated in a well recommended residential area of Lilongwe, along Blantyre street (close to the junction with Zomba street). The lodge has a quiet and peaceful garden and all rooms have an air-conditioning, ceiling fan and a spacious en-suite bathroom. With a fulltime generator on set you are assured of electricity all year round.

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Korea Garden Lodge

Korea Garden Lodge is in a quiet area of Old Town Lilongwe, close to the golf club yet only a short walk to the centre of town. Set in beautiful gardens and low rise, there is a range of accommodation available.

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Dzalanyama Forest Lodge

Dzalanyama Forest Lodge is set in the heart of the Dzalanyama Forest Reserve. The forest, largely brachystegia, covers the steep-sided mountain range, which forms the border with Mozambique. The lodge is just over an hour’s drive from Lilongwe.

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Southern Region

Mumbo Island Camp

Mumbo Island is located on a pristine, deserted island 10 kilometres off the Cape Maclear Peninsula. This exclusive camp offers barefoot luxury and tranquillity in what must be one of the most stunning locations in Africa.

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Domwe Island Camp

Domwe Island is the Lake Malawi National Park’s wildest island. Its ancient forest supports several species of mammals and numerous birds, while the surrounding waters are home to over five hundred species of tropical fish. The camp lies at a small beach and is basic yet exclusive.

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Pumulani, Robin Pope Safaris

Overlooking the lake and exclusively nestled within the Lake Malawi National Park, Pumulani has total seclusion and privacy. The ten luxury villas are scattered amongst the boulders and trees on the hillside. Each is individual in shape and style, with clean curved lines and all have a spacious bedroom, bathroom and sitting area.

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Norman Carr Cottage

This unique lodge nestles under a canopy of large indigenous trees. The cottage, renowned for its cuisine, offers fully catered home cooked meals which are enjoyed in the open beach dining area. Rooms have spacious en suite bathrooms, signature open air showers, king size beds and coffee/tea making facilities.

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The Makokola Retreat

Brilliantly green gardens reveal spacious beach villas perched along the Southern Lakeshore. This showpiece property captures the essence of African design, culture and tradition. Spa escapes, golfing, active pursuits from waterskiing to sailing - The Makokola Retreat includes temptations for any interest, all year-round.

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Zaburi Beach by Serendib

Zaburi Beach is an exclusive barefoot luxury beach resort comprised of Elegant spacious chalets which are uniquely finished in a rustic African Chic interior complete with all modern amenities.

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Mvuu Camp

Mvuu Camp has a spectacular vantage on the banks of the Shire River in Liwonde National Park. Liwonde is considered to be the most prolific wildlife area in Malawi. The Camp, comprising 12 units as well as a nearby campsite, is a mix of spacious stone and canvas chalets and specially designed family tents.

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Mvuu Lodge

Mvuu Lodge overlooks a tranquil lagoon just off the Shire River with the main lounge area set high above the water in an area of captivating variety and beauty. Accommodation comprises eight luxury tents. Each tent has en-suite bathroom facilities and its own deck built to overlook the water’s edge.

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Kuthengo Camp, Robin Pope Safaris

Located on a large open plain stretching towards the Shire River in Liwonde National Park, you will find Kuthengo Camp nestled among Fever trees and Baobabs. With resident fish eagles nesting in these Baobabs, you will be woken to ‘Africa’s voice’ calling as you rise in this wild and natural paradise.

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Protea Hotel Ryalls

Situated in the Blantyre CBD and set in its own beautiful gardens, Protea Hotel Ryalls is only 20 minutes from Chileka Airport making it an ideal venue for the discerning business or leisure traveler.

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Serendib Blantyre

Serendib Blantyre is made up of three hotels - Serendib Suites and Conference Centre, Lotus by Serendib & Heritage by Serendib. Offering high quality accommodation for business professionals and tourists.

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Fisherman's Rest

Fisherman’s Rest is surrounded by magnificent views over the Great Rift Valley and Shire River. The accommodation available ranges from lodge and chalets, to bush camp hides and camping.

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Majete Game Capture Camp

The Majete Game Capture Camp is a brand-new campsite located in the wilderness of the Majete Wildlife Reserve. Guests can participate in game viewing activities such as game drives, boat and walking safaris.

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Mkulumadzi

Mkulumadzi is located in Majete Wildlife Reserve, currently the only Big 5 Reserve in Malawi. The lodge offers guests a chic and contemporary retreat set amidst rugged and untouched bush land.

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Game Haven Lodge

Game Haven Lodge is an enclosed game sanctuary comprising of 220 hectares of exquisite, undulating indigenous forest and grassland. Situated only 22 km from Malawi’s commercial capital Blantyre.

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Huntingdon House

Originally the family home built by Maclean Kay in 1928, Huntingdon House exudes a colonial charm and unique character that cannot be recreated. This magnificent house forms the heart of Satemwa Tea Estate and is surrounded by sprawling manicured gardens with secret patios and terraces waiting to be discovered by guests.

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Chawani Bungalow

As one of Malawi’s first land claims, registered in 1874, Satemwa Tea Estate is undoubtedly among the country’s most respected and established tea and coffee producers managed and operated by third generation members of the Cathcart Kay family.

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Transport, Tours & Safaris

Budget Safari

 

 

 

Budget Safari has been operating safaris within Malawi since 1995 with offices in Nkhata Bay and in Lilongwe. The company offers safaris that are tailor-made to your taste. You can chose from recommended tours like the popular 4-day South Luangwa Safari, across the border in neighbouring Zambia, and from other safaris from 4 to 21 days which cover the northern as well as the southern part of Malawi and parts of Zambia and Tanzania. The two or three week safaris cover all the highlights of Malawi or combine Malawi with Zambia and/or Tanzania.

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Central African Wilderness Safaris

 

 

 

 

Central African Wilderness Safaris is focused on a goal of creating sustainable conservation economies. Their lodges in wilderness areas all pay concession fees to the government. Central African Wilderness Safaris addresses the 4C’s in all areas of our operation (the belief that Commerce, Conservation, Culture and Community are all equally important to our business). Children in the Wilderness is one of the programmes we run as part of our effort to address the 4C’s in Malawi.

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Crafted Africa

 

Crafted Africa is a venture launched in July 2010. Specialising in comfortable but affordable small group tours (max 8 people) in Malawi, Crafted Africa combine quality game reserves (Liwonde and Luangwa), the stunning Lake Malawi and the magical Zomba and Mulanje Mountains.

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Fisherman's Rest Tours & Projects

 

 

 

Over the last twenty years Fisherman’s Rest has worked in Malawi, introducing visitors and guests to villages, schools, churches, prisons, hospitals and clinics. Visitors are introduced to the African culture, its people and the Chichewa language through involvement with the community, events and projects. A unique opportunity is offered to add depth, meaning and understanding to holidays in Malawi.

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Ilala & Malawi Shipping Co.

 

 

 

 

The Malawi Shipping Company is a privately owned company, running services for both passengers and business on Lake Malawi, as well as shipyard activities.

Ilala is a 400 tonne passenger vessel which sails the full length of the lake. It has a total capacity of 450 passenger and offers cabin class, first class, second class and economy class facilities as well as bars and restaurants.

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Jambo Africa

 

 

 

 

Jambo Africa is a tour company conveniently based at 20 Glyn Jones Road in Blantyre city (next to SS Rent A Car and opposite First Merchant Bank). The company specialises in tailor-made tours throughout Malawi and also into Zambia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zanzibar. With their knowledge of Malawi and their long experience, Jambo Africa can make the most of the time a visitor is in the country.

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Kayak Africa

 

 

 

 

Kayak Africa is an adventure-safari operator specialising in sea kayak and small boat safaris on Lake Malawi, and hike-bike-kayak safaris around Southern Malawi. With a reception overlooking Lake Malawi from the beach at Cape Maclear and a tour operator division in Cape Town, Kayak Africa can help with all Malawi arrangements.

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Kiboko Safaris

 

 

 

Kiboko Safaris offer high quality, modestly priced safaris in Malawi and Zambia, including Malawi’s Liwonde and Nyika National Parks, and South Luangwa in Zambia. Lake Malawi and the Victoria Falls are also in the range of itineraries offered. Operating for over 16 years it is established as one of Malawi’s biggest operators and a trendsetting tourism enterprise.

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Lake & Lake Safaris

 

 

 

 

 

Land & Lake Safaris [est. 1986] with a main office in Old Town, Lilongwe,organise scheduled and private tours and safaris throughout Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique. In addition to guided safaris, Land & Lake offers self drive or fully kitted safari drive services in the region.

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Lilongwe WIldlife Trust

 

 

 

 

 

Set in a forest reserve in the heart of the capital city, the award winning Wildlife Centre - a project of the Lilongwe Wildlife Trust - is open to both volunteers and day visitors. It is Malawi's only wildlife sanctuary, caring for over 200 animals rescued mostly from the illegal pet and bushmeat trades, and is widely regarded in welfare circles as one of Africa's best run facilities.

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Orbis DMC

Orbis DMC is a Tour Operator and Destination Management Company specialising in Experiential Travel to Malawi.

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SS Rent a Car

 

 

 

Founded in 1978, SS Rent A Car is the largest and oldest car hire company Malawi has to offer. Family run, they boast the largest fleet countrywide. Their fleet ranges from the small to executive, from the 4 wheel drive to utility, and trucks! They have both the 16 seat and 26 seat buses, oh and of course, motorbikes for the fun loving!!

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The Travel Centre

 

 

 

 

The Travel Centre is an inbound Tour Operator in Malawi offering the most exciting, personalised, best value for money tour packages and travel arrangements in Malawi. Catering for individual travellers and groups, the Travel Centre can tailor-make an itinerary to suit specific needs. Transfers, hotel and lodge reservations, guided tours, boat cruises, car hire, self drive tours and helpful travel advice are also available.

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