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    Makuzi Beach Lodge

    Makuzi Beach | Private Bag 12, Chintheche, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          Overview
          • Excellent67%
          • Very good25%
          • Average7%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          1 week ago
          “A great place on the shores of lake malawi”
          2 weeks ago
          “A secluded get away”
          Free Parking
          Beachfront
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
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          Bar/Lounge
          Wheelchair Access
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Recently spent a day at makuzi lodge after a couple years. The beauty still amazes me like the first time I visited this place and every other time I have continued to do so. By far the best fish and chips on the lake We...More

          Thank prabhsimrat sin... P
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          A friend and I spent two nights at the secluded Makuzi Beach Lodge between business engagements. The long drive to get there was scenic and worth the time. The lake and the beach are the best reason to visit. The friendly and helpful staff and...More

          Thank Kathy F
          Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach LodgeResponded 1 week ago

          Thank you for your review. I hope we see you back here when you are next in Malawi.

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          We visited makuzi and booked the executive room. Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations !! Woww what a place it was - I would say one of the best beaches in Malawi with brilliant food. Accommodation is decent standard and everything else was amazing....More

          Thank Shezy7
          Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you for you review. We hope to see you back here soon

          Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

          I have visited this place many times before. Always able to come for the day and order meals and sit on the beach. However, they now have a sign "no day visitors". As a person who visits Malawi often, and brings visitors with me, it...More

          Thank shannon9shannon
          Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach LodgeResponded 17 May 2017

          If you had asked us directly we would have told you that if you pre book with us and we are not full, we always accept day visitors. We just respect our paying guests and limit the amount of day visitiors, which we have always...More

          Reviewed 8 May 2017

          We went to spend Easter with family in a wonderful location. The rooms were lovely and the food excellent. Management went out of their way to accommodate us, ordering in any drinks we wanted which they did not have in their well-stocked bar and even...More

          Thank Catherine N
          Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach LodgeResponded 10 May 2017

          We are so sorry about the robbery on your items and money happening on your beautiful stay here. Theft is becoming a huge issue in Malawi and we realize that our chalets without burglar bars can not stay in same tranquil way that Malawi use...More

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          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Airport Transportation
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • US$200 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Location
          • Malawi >
          • Lake Malawi National Park >
          • Chintheche
          • Also Known As
          • Makuzi Beach Hotel Chintheche
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