Best lodges and hotels on Lake Malawi

The best places to stay on Lake Malawi.

For some of the best lodges and hotels on Lake Malawi, come to Voyage2Africa to find a range of accommodation with special beach and water views across this magnificent lake. We share the best places to stay on Lake Malawi, hotels, beach lodges, rustic cabins and eco camps – we share island getaways on Likoma Island where blissful tranquillity is yours for a few days. We also customise exceptional tour packages to Malawi and beyond for your best adventure into Africa yet!

Consider combining a lakeside holiday on the Lake of Stars in Malawi with a safari adventure in the nearby Liwonde National Park where the big game can be encountered. Malawi offers a unique twist on this popular African holiday trend so that you get the best of beach and bush accommodation in this warm heart of Africa country.

We recommend Pumalani Lake Lodge set within Lake Malawi National Park on the west side of the Nankumba Peninsula, the embodiment of grandiose luxury and serenity. Find this splendid lodge perched on a hillock affording sweeping panoramas of the lake. Each of the 10 villas is uniquely designed by a Dutch architect who ensured they blended into their own bit of the lake shore at Pumulani, an ideal destination choice for adventure travellers into Africa who want to snorkel and scuba dive.

We offer other accommodation choices too so chat with us here to book your Lake Malawi villa, campsite or lodge suite today.

From $150

Chintheche Inn

Book the Chintheche Inn and fulfill your quest for a beach side 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.
From $90

Makuzi Beach Lodge, Lake Malawi

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.
From $320

Pumulani Lake Lodge

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.

Sunbird Livingstonia Beach Hotel

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.
From $ 171

The Makokola Retreat

Spoil your family with a beach vacation in the heart of Africa at the The Makokola 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.

Blue Zebra Island Lodge

Chill out all day at the pool bar beside the crystal clear infinity swimming pool at this multi-award-winning Malawi destination then grab a bite to eat at the upmarket Bee-Eater Restaurant, named after this colourful bird. Indulge in fresh nouvelle cuisine with a Malawian flavour. Blue Zebra Lodge is dedicated to both the environment and its guests – it has won awards for Best Safari Property Location, Best Family Safari Experience, Best Marine Safari Experience, Most Romantic Safari Property, and Best Community-Focused Property in Malawi! We can see why!

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