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    Makuzi Beach Lodge

    Makuzi Beach | Private Bag 12, Chintheche, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    • Excellent68%
    • Very good24%
    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
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    “makuzi beach” (12 reviews)
    “lake malawi” (27 reviews)
    Free Parking
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 94 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We camped here for four days (the most nights we spent at one place) and thoroughly enjoyed their picture-perfect private beach, their great food (and drinks...), and beautiful setup (both for lodges and camp sites). The staff was super friendly. Their beach is truly exceptional...More

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

    Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you back here. I hope you enjoy your new adventure in Kenya.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The loaction of this lodge is clearly overwhelmimg all other aspects - a beautiful private beach bay with finest sand surrounded by a well kept tropical garden where huge mango trees provide nice shadows. The chalets are located in the garden, hard to see them...More

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

    Thank you for your lovely review.

    Reviewed 17 October 2017

    Diamonds could be found under tons of dirt. Often there is only dirt. However, this diamond could easily be found at one of the most beautiful areas of the Lake Malawi. Superlatives are only insufficiently able to describe the feeling and recreation you get at...More

    Thank Thomas K
    Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach LodgeResponded 18 October 2017

    Thank you Thomas for such a beautiful review. You are guests that make everything we do worthwhile. We hope to see you back here when you are next home

    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    This is a very comfortable and well equipped place to stay. The chalet we stayed in was roomy and luxurious. The view from the windows was superb. We were about 30 metres from the beach. The lake was choppy when we stayed so we didn't...More

    Thank 695sal101
    Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach LodgeResponded 18 October 2017

    Thank you for your review. We hope to see you back here one day.

    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    We camped as a family for four nights and could have stayed another week. The lodge has a stunning beach setting, and the grassy and shady campsite is right on the beach. The owners and staff are friendly and attentive and made us feel very...More

    Thank Ilsevw
    Response from Lara P, Owner at Makuzi Beach LodgeResponded 28 September 2017

    Thank you for your review. Hopefully next time you can stay longer.

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • USD 336 - USD 360 (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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    Room Tips
    "Definitely try to visit the village and local school."
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    "The bungalows on the rocky point at the end of the bay have great privacy."
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    "All houses with great viuw"
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    "We were camping...any of the sites are amazing!"
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