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Mumbo Island

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  • Average1%
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Mumbo Island was an awesome eco experience. The tented rooms were so comfy they barely felt like tents, the food was great and the hot bucket showers on request were wonderful. The lake water was an exquisite colour and I felt as if I was...More

1  Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I cannot rate Mumbo highly enough. It is truly a magical place. The staff were friendly and helpful, the beach was just picture perfect. The meals were lovely. Waking up with a tray of coffee and homemade biscuits and taking in the view over lake...More

1  Thank ellabowden
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We have just spent 5 nights on Mumbo Island in a beautiful reed hut, secluded and we were so well looked after. As it is completely off the grid - no cellphone reception, no electricity etc it seemed strange but it works extremely well -...More

1  Thank Lea D
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed with the lovely host Julie for 2 nights, which was not long enough. Beautiful place so clean, fresh and friendly. Gives you an amazing feeling of freedom and serenity! Well run Eco retreat, with delicious meals and a relaxed vibe Wish we could have...More

1  Thank Judith C
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Gorgeous little island with quaint tents and reed huts on a rocky outcrop. Miles away from anything and surrounded by the crystal clear waters of Lake Malawi. Mumbo has a great swimming and tanning beach as well as snorkel equipment and kayaks to use. Lots...More

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JustusArts
27 June 2017|
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Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
Hi Please email our booking office for all rates, bookings and helpful travel advice. Contact details on our website: Kayak Africa. Enjoy your stay!
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Amanda C
8 August 2016|
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Hi Amanda I'm afraid TripAdvisor does not allow me to give our contact details here, but find them on Kayak Africa's website. Our booking ladies should get back to you within a day with prices and any information you... More
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Philip P
14 June 2016|
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Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
Hi Phillip It depends when in January you will be travelling. We actually close the fully-catered option on Mumbo halfway through January as it really can rain! Early January is fine though - up until about the 10th. Mumbo... More
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"The lakeside cabins are more romantic; the larger family cabin still has a prime view of the lake."
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"Family tents are spacious and the couple chalets all have a great view - Chalet 5 is apparently the most..."
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"3 has great views and is most sheltered from wind"
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