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Fish Eagle Bay Lodge

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family rented one of the self-catering cottages for a weekend and had a lovely time. We enjoyed the proximity to the beach. The staff was very attentive. The cottage was fairly basic but very spacious and clean. We had a lovely experience and would recommend it to others who are looking for a relaxing beach vacation.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a family from the UK travelling Malawi seeing family and friends as we go along. We arrived after a long journey down the lake shore road and we were pretty tired to say the least. But from the moment we arrived at the Lodge the staff could not have been more welcoming and helpful. The rooms were nice,...

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Relaxing & stunningly beautiful beachfront location with very attentive staff. Kika ,Joseph & their colleagues were excellent. I would recommend Fish Eagle Bay Lodge to anybody travelling down the west coast of Lake Malawi.

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Nice quiet place to relax on the beach. It's a little distance from the nearest town (Nkhotakota) so you should probably stock up on anything you might need before going, unless you have a car. The food is great.

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Thank Kelly N
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great time at this lodge. Arrived late in evening vut was still accomodated with good food (best chips in Malawi) and drinks. Very friendly staff. Lovely self catering cottages. Resort is much prettier that the photos suggest. Had one of the ladies cook for us for dinner at the cottage. Lovely experience. Thanks a lot!

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The location of the lodge is lovely - just along the beach - and its setting is nice too. Its biggest pro is the round pretty bar on the beach, which is very inviting and comfortable. Its down side is the interior of the rooms. Ours was crawling with ants, coming from the bathroom and climbing onto our beds. Unfortunately...

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Thank Ohad A
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The best lodge in Nkhotakota district! Fish Eagle Bay is situated on a beautiful soft sand beach, close only to some sleepy Malawian villages. The rooms are beautiful and you are guaranteed a great night's sleep. The restaurants serves wonderful food - including THE best steak in Malawi. Best of all, you can watch the dhows sailing across the sunset...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I been there recently with my friends. It's very nice . Clean and beautiful place . The beach is so vide nice and clean.. The staff is so friendly and any thing can be provided as long a person is needed . There is a small and a beautiful garden . I pick some fresh flowers from there as well....

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Thank aziz u
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed camping at the beach. ON the beach. Super spots. Only us and another car, totally calm. Friendly staff. Restaurant makes Ok food at fair price. The entire place is solar powered (water and lights). Everything seems clean and well Maintained. There also are hobby cat boats for hire. Laundry can also be done. The only major downside taking 1...

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Thank oxygen11
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

A perfect spot for a relaxing few days by the lake - calm, remote and with open access to a large expanse of clean white sand and clean lake. The staff are very friendly and helpful and we wanted for nothing - my two kids spent most of the time on their own in the lake whilst my partner and...

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Thank you very much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Fish Eagle Bay is a tranquil lodge situated on the magnificent Lake Malawi in the central region near the historic town of Nkhotakota. Kayak on the lake and experience the friendly people of the warm heart of Africa. ... more   less 

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Address: Mbalame Village | Sani, Nkhotakota, Malawi
Region: Malawi > Central Region > Nkhotakota
Price Range: €36 - €54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fish Eagle Bay Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room 1 has more privacy and is the closest to the beach. The self-catering cottage would be great for a group.”
AnnaS2015, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room 1 is off to the side and quiet.”
lunpaul, 22 May 2014 | Read review
“Rondavals better if you are a couple or single.”
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oncebitten2xshy, 21 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Go for one of the self serving houses if you can, they are a little bit removed from the main building, it makes you feel like you have the beach to yourself”
966EmmaH, 23 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Have your time to rest at this place.”
SamuM_11, 14 Dec 2011 | Read review
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