Spoil your family with a beach vacation in the heart of Africa at the Makokolo Retreat. Rejuvenate both mind and body with signature treatments from the Lake Spa. Feel renewed as you take a stroll in the natural gardens. A dip in the pool is a welcome respite from the tropical heat. Discover the unusual aquatic treasures deep in the lake waters. And take time to explore this picturesque region. Savor the flavors of Malawi, with a Mediterranean flair. Your palate for Italian cuisine is also catered to.
Book the Chinteche Inn and fulfil your quest for a beachside vacation on the shores of Lake Malawi. Enjoy leisurely walks on the pristine white sandy beach or simply immerse yourself in nature in large, pretty gardens. Spend languid days sprawled on the beach or opt for a dose of excitement and check out the many watersports. Visit a local fishing village and add variety to your lakeside experience.
Lake Malawi is the 9th largest lake in the world. It is also the third largest and second deepest lake in Africa. Discover this magnificent body of freshwater body in the East African Rift system, stretching more than 482km. Lake Malawi takes up more than a third of the country in water with a total surface area of about 30000km2.
Visiting the Nyika Plateau is an unforgettable experience. Revel in one of Malawi’s most important water catchment areas. Nyikaaptly means “where the water comes from” and from here, the water flows down into Lake Malawi, cascading over many waterfalls on the eastern edge of the mountains.
Discover Malawi’s oldest and least-developed protected area covering an expanse of only 1 802 square kilometers of pristine terrain. Find the exquisite Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve in central Malawi, a few kilometers from Lake Malawi in the east.
Climb Mount Mulanje if you dare and reach the summit which is aptly named Sapitwa or “Don’t go there!” in the local dialect. Avid climbers and lovers of Malawi should experience Mount Mulanje for the sheer challenge of it and then the breath-taking views from the top.
Malawi, the warm heart of Africa, is celebrated for its friendly people, breathtaking scenery, diverse tourist attractions and exceptional accommodation. Experience this small landlocked country as a gentle introduction to the continent if you are first time travelers.
Majete Wildlife Reserve is an amazing success story of recovery and restoration. Visit a unique conservation and tourist destination transformed by the reintroduction of species previously eradicated by poaching.
Spend valuable time in Liwonde National Park, considered the most prolific wildlife area in Malawi. If you love smaller spaces and seeing numerous elephant and hippo, this place is for you. You won’t see many leopards or lions. But enjoy game drives, walks and boat trips ending with a fantastic sun downer looking over the Shire River.
Lilongwe is the bustling capital city of Malawi. Find it in the central region, on the Lilongwe River, near the borders of Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia. Explore Malawi’s largest metropolis and mingle with the more than 900 000 people living there.
Find a quaint Malawian island still unaffected by human development. There are no paved roads and very few cars on this 17 square kilometer isle in Lake Malawi. Meet some of the 6 000 inhabitants, most of whom are traditional fishermen. Stroll into the center of Likoma Island to Mbamba Village. Wander the charming cobbled streets and stop awhile.
Be cosseted in luxury and comfort at the Pumulani Lake Lodge. A place where all needs are catered to. Capture the magnificence of Lake Malawi from the vantage point of an open restaurant, while you savor delectable meals. Take advantage of the exciting menu of activities and fill up your days in the great outdoors. Explore the beautiful shoreline in a sailboat, or partake in the many water sports. Sprawl in a sun lounger as you truly relax.
Invite your loved ones to your dream lakeside wedding when you book the Makuzi Beach Lodge exclusively. An exclusive sanctuary where tranquility and scenic splendor attract travelers from around the globe. Canter on horseback on the fringes of Lake Malawi. Witness the astounding array of cichlid fish species, while diving or snorkeling. Ditch comfort for adventure when you opt to rough it at the campsite.
Book the alluring Sunbird Livingstonia Beach Hotel and find yourself cocooned in luxury. Escape into a world of barefoot bliss in an enchanted setting along the glistening shores of Lake Malawi. Sleep under the stars at the campsite. Or experience the romance of old world charm when you book a room in the hotel. Relax and mingle at the pool bar. Dive deep into the lake among a thousand fish species.
Chelinda Lodge sits high on the plateau, with sweeping panoramas of rolling plains and montane grasslands. A refreshing oasis in a pristine, off-the-beaten-track wilderness. Savor the warm, genuine Malawian hospitality and enjoy a truly incredible escape in nature. Embark on exhilarating game drives, to see the diverse wildlife. Get closer to the game on horseback and seek out smaller animals on walking safaris.
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