Ntchisi Forest Lodge

Ntchisi Forest Lodge sits on the escarpment of the East African Rift Valley in some of Malawi's last remaining indigenous rainforest in an isolated spot near Lilongwe, Malawi's capital. Guests can relax whilst enjoying stunning mountain and Lake views, experience the warm-hearted hospitality of a part of rural Malawi where tourists are still a rarity, and enjoy walking or mountain biking in the beautiful scenery.
Rare birds and beautiful orchids are abundant and there's always a strong possibility that you'll see samango monkeys, baboons, antelope and hyenas near the lodge. We serve a delicious dinner of local specialities and international dishes, which can be followed by a few drinks in our 'rainforest bar'.
The lodge itself is an historical colonial building dating from 1914 (making it one of Malawi's oldest buildings) so it is ideal for cosy evenings relaxing by a roaring log fire and soaking up the old-world charm.
At Ntchisi Forest Lodge they take their social and environmental responsibilities very seriously. The lodge is operated purely on renewable sources of energy and you will get a sense of the commitment to the environment in the delicious home-grown food and by hiking and biking in the wonderful surrounding nature.

Luwawa Forest Lodge


The lodge, situated at 5000 feet or 1650 metres above sea level and Malaria free, is nestled in an ideally situated area of the Viphya mountains, in one of the most tranquil and beautiful scenic locations in the North of Malawi.
There is something for everyone at the lodge whether you come for our teambuilding courses, bird watching with one of our expert guides or just the peace of this fine, comfortable location. You will find something for you and all your group at Luwawa.
There are huge opportunities to explore beautiful woodland, highland plateau trails and rural Malawi life on one of our Wilderness adventures. You may be interested in adventure activities or sports it's a great place to get fit.

Doneja Village Headman's Hut


Doneja Village is well organized and clean and its people offer a true reflection of the warm heart of Africa. Appreciate the skills of local people through helping with traditional crafts and enjoy the cultural dances and songs. The village has its own tree nursery, irrigation systems and fishpond. You will spend the night in the village headman's mud hut - basic but genuine!

Sangilo Sanctuary Lodge


Nestled around a secluded cove on the Sangilo peninsula, the Sanctuary provides an idyllic escape to the lake in Northern Malawi. Opened in December 2004 it has rapidly become recognised to be a place where good food, a friendly bar and stunning scenery can be enjoyed in perfect peace along with the enchanting secret beach, unique rock "caves" and crystal clear waters.
The Sanctuary is run on eco-friendly principles; power is provided by solar panels and inverters providing lights, music and 240v sockets for guests' needs. "Air-conditioning" is provided by careful planning of buildings and windows to make the most of lake breezes. There is cellphone coverage should you really feel the need to communicate with the outside world!

Makuzi Beach Lodge


Makuzi Beach Lodge offers comfortable thatch and stone chalets situated in beautiful manicured gardens overlooking Lake Malawi. Each of the ten chalets is tastefully decorated and offers en-suite bathroom facilities. All chalets overlook the bay and are only meters away from the warm, clear waters of Lake Malawi. Makuzi Beach Lodge welcomes families with children and separate beds can be prepared within the chalets. Accommodation is offered on a bed and breakfast basis and activities are at an extra cost. The main lodge area overlooks the bay and delicious dinners are served in the restaurant. Romantic candlelight beach-dinners can also be arranged for a more private affair. Guests can also enjoy sundowners at the Mphandi Kucha Bar offering the ideal setting with magnificent views.

Mua Mission


The Mission has ten very simple, en-suite rooms in five semi-detached rondavels. These are set in colourful gardens with views towards the local village. The atmosphere around the mission community is very relaxed, and you can explore the mission, museum and the craft market, or leisurely wander around the village on your own at any time of the day or evening.

Norman Carr Cottage

The Norman Carr Cottage is situated on the southern lake shore of Lake Malawi, in the beautiful sheltered bay of Namakoma just 15km south of Monkey Bay. A gentle and restful place where you are promised a memorable Malawian experience. You will be left with fond memories of this charming African country where time stands still, the pace is gentle and the scenery is stunning. Malawi has much to offer, sun drenched beaches, turquoise waters, abundant brightly coloured cichlid fishes, great for snorkeling and diving. Discover the magic of the open air aquariums and witness the majestic flight of the fish eagles.

Mvuu Camp and Lodge

Mvuu Camp and Lodge, situated in Malawi's premier wildlife haven, Liwonde National Park, is built on a most spectacular setting on the banks of the Shire River. Endless river views are fringed with palms and baobab trees against the magnificent backdrop of the Rift Valley wall. This river forms the western boundary of the Park and as a source of water draws all manner of fauna to its banks: elephants feeding in the reeds and the constant grunting of hippo pods. Whether away from the river or along its banks, there is a wide variety of animal and bird life waiting to be discovered.

The camp is a clever mix of spacious stone and canvas chalets and specially designed family tents, totalling 12 units. Rooms at Mvuu Camp are safari style tented rooms, with ensuite bathrooms and khondes overlooking the grounds of the camp. There are also family rooms which have adjoining rooms for children. These rooms are built from stone. An impressive thatched dining and lounge area is situated nearby, offering a magnificent river vista that is framed by two large baobab trees. If the camp is not for you, you have the option of upgrading to Mvuu Lodge, five minute walk from Mvuu Camp. The lodge is smaller and more exclusive.

Mvuu Camp offers a wide range of activities. The area can be explored via boating trips on the Shire River, game drives (morning and afternoon/evening), nature walks and non-stop birding with nearly 400 species of birds recorded in the Park.

Chawani Bungalow, Satemwa Tea Estate


Chawani Bungalow offers visitors a great deal of flexibility by offering superb meals prepared by local chefs or the option of self catering for those preferring the exclusive use of the house for their party. The 4 rooms provide comfortable accommodation for 8 guests with a wide range of activities available on the estate which range from horseback trails to tea tasting and even clay pigeon shooting!
Chawani is beautifully sited on Thyolo Mountain and is surrounded by the protected evergreen forests which are host to a variety of endemic and special species of birds making the property an ideal choice for birding enthusiasts. Satemwa is a working tea estate and guests are encouraged to visit the factory for tea tasting and tour of the factory which produces some of Malawi's finest, export quality tea. While rates at Chawani do not include activities for guests - Satemwa Ulendo Lodges have a variety of activities available on the estate including Horse Riding, Quad biking, mountain bike trails, clay pigeon shooting, fishing and a selection of escorted tours to visit local community projects and villages in the area.

Huntingdon House, Satemwa Tea Estate


Huntingdon House was built in the 1920's and the estate has been in the Cathcart Kay family for generations with members of the family still running the tea and coffee production of the estate. The grand old colonial style house is surrounded by magnificent gardens and beautiful old trees. Guests to the estate tend to get caught up in the relaxing atmosphere and there are a wide range of activities and excursions designed to appeal to all guests. The beautiful picnic spot high up the mountain with views of Mt Mulanje to the southeast, and the Shire River to the west. The sunset from this idyllic spot must be seen.

Kumbali Country Lodge


Kumbali Country Lodge offers you one of the few natural forests and a spectacular view from the hills of the Capital Hill Dairy Farm across to Nkhoma Mountain, which completes the picturesque setting of this country lodge. You can enjoy many activities from bird watching to lovely walks and spectacular views.
The Lodge has large beautiful thatched rooms, with each room having a large ensuite bathroom with shower and bath, a private veranda area with table and chairs, a coffee and tea area where complimentary refreshments are available.
The small, newly renovated dining room offers a varied menu of healthy, excellent cuisine. A menu is designed on a daily basis and caters to your every need. Eat outside, upstairs on the verandah, and take in the wonderful vistas in front of you. Fresh vegetables are grown on the farm and we are able to offer a small selection of our own dairy products.

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