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Kara O'Mula

Country: Malawi

Destination: Mulanje Massif

Style: Hotel

Number of Rooms: 27

    
Kara O'Mula Resort is an eco-resort located at a pristine site at the foot of the magnificent Mulanje Mountain. It is 12kms from the Likhubula Falls and the Dziwe la Nkhalamba natural pool, which is a further 2 or so kms.

Get to Kara O’Mula Resort in Mulanje from Blantyre via the scenic rolling green tea fields and natural woods through the Thyolo road; or via the 19km shorter Robert Mugabe Highway/Midima Road

Kara O'Mula Resort has 27 accommodation rooms ranging from single bed, double bed, to family rooms. Spacious terrace chalets are spread out on the lower slope on the edge of the mountain reserve boundary within a few meters of each other with vantage views of the great Mulanje Mountain, the surrounding tea estates, the Thyolo Highlands and mountains across the border with Mozambique


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Woodlands Lilongwe

Country: Malawi

Destination: Lilongwe

Style: Hotel

The Woodlands Lilongwe previously known as the Sanctuary Lodge is a boutique hotel built in a river fronted nature reserve in the heart of Lilongwe, the capital city of Malawi, 'the Warm Heart of Africa' and land of the 'Lake of Stars! Under New Management, the hotel offers luxurious accommodation in lilongwe in a pristine indigenous natural woodland of miombo trees spread over 9 hectares. Individual chalets offer secluded and exclusive accomodation each with its own private veranda set in a protected wildlife park with a prolific birdlife as well as monkeys, bush pig, buck, porcupines, bush babies and crocodiles. The Woodlands Lilongwe hotel is the perfect place to work or play for guests and visitors alike. It's an idyllic location for business meetings, lunches, dinners, wedding receptions, birthday parties, or simply meet for a casual drink after work.


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Zomba Forest Lodge

Country: Malawi

Destination: Zomba Plateau

Property Group: Independent

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 4

Zomba Forest Lodge has been a rest house/lodge for the past 30 years or so but it is now not just a lodge, it is our home. It is not just a business, it is a lifestyle we choose. If you would like to visit us, we will treat you like friends, guests to our house so please do not expect anything too formal!

 

The atmosphere  here is intimate, cosy and friendly. We want to make sure that you have a great time, whatever you wish to do, whether that is hiking all day or spending a hard day relaxing listening to the sounds of the forest.

As the shadow of Covid-19 continues to loom over us and so we want to assure our guests that we will continue to follow the health and safety guidelines for as long as we need to.


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Mumbo Island Camp

Country: Malawi

Destination: Lake Malawi

Property Group: Kayak Africa

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 6

Mumbo Island is a pristine and deserted tropical island, and the undisputed jewel of the Lake Malawi National Park.

Mumbo Island has never been populated, and is still in its natural state with a thick covering of miombo woodland and ancient fig and baobab trees.

The waters around the island are clean and calm, and allow all guests – irrespective of fitness or experience – to enjoy sea kayaking, snorkeling and SCUBA diving. The island’s only mammals Spotted-necked Otters – are remarkably playful and regularly join guests for a snorkel or swim.


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Sunbird Chintheche Inn

Country: Malawi

Destination: Lake Malawi

Property Group: Sunbird Hotels and Resorts

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 10

Lake Malawi covers more than 15% of the country, and is the most beautiful of Africa’s great lakes. Sunbird Chintheche is set on the pristine northern shores of Lake Malawi, famed for its clear warm waters and white sand beach.  The resort is only 82 km from Mzuzu and 97 Km from Dwangwa.The surrounding area is characterized by fishing villages and patches of lowland tropical forest.


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Kaya Mawa

Country: Malawi

Destination: Lake Malawi

Property Group: Green Safaris

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 11

On the white sandy beaches of Likoma Island sits Kaya Mawa, a boutique lodge that welcomes honeymooners, families and friends for an indulgently carefree getaway.

Meaning ‘maybe tomorrow’ in Chichewa/Nyanja, the ethos of Kaya Mawa is in its name. Relaxed lakeside living is woven into the style, luxury and comfort of its Houses and Rooms. Dinner by starlight, massage therapy at our spa, and snorkelling in turquoise waters – it’s just another blissful day at Kaya.

Built by local hands and as Malawi’s first resort run solely on renewable-energy, Kaya Mawa is firmly grounded in sustainability, community empowerment and ethical trade.


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Mkulumadzi Lodge

Country: Malawi

Destination: Majete Wildlife Reserve

Property Group: Robin Pope Safaris

Style: Safari Lodge

Number of Rooms: 8

Located on the banks of the Shire River, Mkulumadzi Lodge has 8 stunning chalets where you can relax and fall under the spell of the sights & sounds of the river, in the heart of Majete Wildlife Reserve.


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Rafiki Safari Camp

Country: Malawi

Destination: Nkotakhota Wildlife Reserve

Property Group: Independent

Style: Safari Lodge

Number of Rooms: 10

Set adjacent to the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, Rafiki Safari Camp is a Malawi Safari Lodge from which to have an authentic wilderness experience. Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve in Malawi is something of a birding mecca and this newly revitalised game park is now stocked with some of Africas favourite large species of game, making your wilderness safari holiday complete.

Owner-run Rafiki Safari Camp boasts spacious, en suite Safari Units, each with a private verandah, providing Safari accommodation, as well as, full camping facilities. All accommodation is family friendly. A beautiful Boma to while away the evenings, listening to crickets chirping, night-jars calling and maybe the occasional elephant making itself known. We are a self-sustainable, solar powered and eco friendly lodge and camp site. The perfect Malawi Safari Lodge.


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Thawale

Country: Malawi

Destination: Majete Wildlife Reserve

Property Group: African Parks

Style: Tented Camp

Number of Rooms: 6

In a prime location, the lodge is set on the edge of a pristine waterhole that regularly attracts a wide variety of wildlife, including a family of elephants that often frequent the area. Within the reserve boundaries, the lodge is completely unfenced to give guests a unique experience in the natural surroundings. There are six tented chalets available – four twins, and two doubles – that look out onto the waterhole. The common areas consist of a central dining and restaurant lapa as well as a birding platform.

Thawale is a family-friendly property and a very accessible safari stop. For families, a purpose-built chalet is available, which includes two en-suite bedrooms, a lounge, and veranda. The lodge does not accommodate children 3 and under.

It’s best to explore Majete by vehicle or boat – both activities are on offer to Thawale guests. One can expect to have strong wildlife viewing, especially elephant sightings. In the summer months, the birding is excellent.


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Mvuu Lodge

Country: Malawi

Destination: Liwonde National Park

Style: Safari Lodge

Number of Rooms: 8

Mvuu Lodge nestles discreetly on the banks of a lagoon just off the Shire River on the western boundary of the wildlife-rich Liwonde National Park. The main lounge building is set high above the water for long views up-river. Accommodation comprises eight luxurious tents for a maximum of 16 guests, each with en-suite bathroom facilities and a private viewing platform looking out on the lagoon. Lodge facilities include a dining room, pub, lounge area, wildlife library and swimming pool.


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Mvuu Camp

Country: Malawi

Destination: Liwonde National Park

Style: Safari Lodge

Number of Rooms: 14

Mvuu Camp overlooks a broad stretch of the Shire River (pronounced Shiree) in Liwonde National Park. The camp is a clever mix of stone and canvas chalets and specially-designed family tents, which total 14 units. An impressive thatched dining and lounge area is situated between two enormous baobabs, and dinners are sometimes held under the stars in a specially constructed boma. A custom-built education and conference centre has facilities for up to 40 delegates or smaller corporate and team building functions.


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Tongole Wilderness Lodge

Country: Malawi

Destination: Nkotakhota Wildlife Reserve

Property Group: Independent

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 5

Exclusive Tongole comprises five, open-fronted river view suites.

The central relaxation areas feature several secluded and elevated areas where guests find privacy and enjoy drinks with stunning river views and sunsets over the mountains. They can relax by the shaded pool deck on comfy loungers, share experiences and make new friends around the fire core, under the African star-studded canopy.

Tongole is accessible by air from April – November in the dry season. The airstrip, managed by African Parks is located just 3km from the Lodge. Flying time from Lilongwe is approx. 30 min and charters are bookable direct with Ulendo Safaris.

Road transfers from Lilongwe takes up to three and a half hours to Tongole and about five hours using the shore road from Blantyre. Transfers can be assisted with at the time of making a reservation and are bookable via Land & Lake Safaris.


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Ngala Beach Lodge

Country: Malawi

Destination: Lake Malawi

Property Group: Independent

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 11

The lodge is a welcoming place and radiates peace and tranquility. We offer comfortable, clean and tastefully decorated rooms and chalets, friendly personal service, great food and awe inspiring views of both the lake and the Vipya Mountains.

Ngala Beach Lodge is unique in that it offers a view of both sunrise and sunset over the water.


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Blue Zebra Island Lodge

Country: Malawi

Destination: Lake Malawi

Property Group: Independent

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 10

Blue Zebra Island Lodge is nestled on Nankoma Island, part of the Marelli Archipelago: an unspoiled paradise under the protection of Lake Malawi National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).


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Chelinda Camp

Country: Malawi

Destination: Lake Malawi

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 10

Located high on the Nyika Plateau within Nyika National Park, Chelinda Camp overlooks a crystal-clear dam with panoramic views of rolling hills, isolated ridges and open high-altitude grasslands. Accommodation at Chelinda Camp consists of two options. There are four chalets which have two bedrooms, a bathroom, lounge, dining area with a fireplace and a small kitchen. There are also six en-suite rooms with twin beds, which share a dining, bar and lounge area complete with comfortable furnishings and an inviting fireplace for those cosy nights.


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Norman Carr Cottage

Country: Malawi

Destination: Lake Malawi

Property Group: Independent

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 7

Awaken to the call of the African Fish Eagle for another glorious day at the charming Norman Carr Cottage situated along the sandy beaches on the southern shores of Lake Malawi. This idyllic romantic retreat is right on the beach tucked away under a canopy of large indigenous trees, a perfect hideaway of sun-drenched beaches and turquoise waters.


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Mango Drift

Country: Malawi

Destination: Lake Malawi

Property Group: Independent

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 6

Mango Drift welcomes you to Likoma Island!

We are a beach lodge for families, backpackers, students, divers, adrenaline seekers, people looking to relax, and many more ...

Discover the beauty of this island surrounded by crystalline waters, an impressive variety of colourful fish, wide sandy beaches held together by a peaceful and smiling population. 

​Hike around century-old baobabs, in the hills or visit the Saint Peter’s Cathedral in the lively local town. Swim, Paddle, Snorkel, Scuba Dive, Sail, Birdwatch or just have a fresh mango juice on the beach and relax.

​There is something for everybody at Mango Drift!


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Norman Carr Chikulu

Country: Malawi

Destination: Lake Malawi

Property Group: Independent

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 3

Situated right on the beach and tucked away under a canopy of large indigenous trees, the lodge consists of 3 spacious, airy and luxurious en-suite rooms. All have king size beds and outdoor ‘sky view’ showers. Huge nets and fans to keep cool as well as tea and coffee making facilities.
Our renowned cuisine offers full catered home cooked meals that are enjoyed in the panoramic restaurant on the rock, overlooking the Lake.


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Sunbird Ku Chawe

Country: Malawi

Destination: Zomba Plateau

Property Group: Sunbird Hotels and Resorts

Style: Hotel

Number of Rooms: 37

Sunbird Ku Chawe is Malawi's premier mountain resort and one of the very best places from which to enjoy the splendor of a magnificent scenic country. The hotel sits on the edge of Zomba Plateau, which rises to nearly 2200m, (7000ft), with the highest peaks on the rim forming a saucer shaped bowl. Around this rim are some of the most stunning views in Africa. The resort is a 90 minute drive from Chileka International Airport in Blantyre, and transport can be provided at a nominal fee.


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Bua River Lodge

Country: Malawi

Destination: Nkotakhota Wildlife Reserve

Property Group: Independent

Style: Safari Lodge

Number of Rooms: 6

Find us nestled within the vast Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, Malawi’s oldest and largest national park, a protected area managed by African Parks. 

​Surrounded by miombo woodland on the edge of the Bua River, you will find complete escapism and immersion into the African wilderness. As the seasonal river ebbs and flows, crocodiles bask in the sun, fish Eagles soar majestically overhead and elephants roam free.

​From the moment you arrive and wander down to the Lodge by the river, we invite you to allow the troubles of the world to slip away and enter this bubble of tranquillity.


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Pumulani Lodge

Country: Malawi

Destination: Lake Malawi

Property Group: Robin Pope Safaris

Style: Nature Lodge

Number of Rooms: 10

Luxury accommodation, friendly personal service and stunning views over Lake Malawi combine to make Pumulani Lodge the perfect African beach lodge.

 


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