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    Pumulani

    Monkey Bay, Lake Malawi National Park 10101, Malawi
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Room & Suite (22)
          Pool & Beach (18)
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          Overview
          • Excellent80%
          • Very good13%
          • Average4%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible2%
          1 week ago
          “Relaxing family friendly lodge”
          11 May 2017
          “Relaxing break”
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Laundry Service
          Private Balcony
          4.5 Star Hotel
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          Thumbi View Lodge
          139 reviews
          #1 of 19 Speciality lodging in Cape Maclear
           
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          Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

          The location is great, the rooms are spacious and all feature a wonderful view of the lake; and there are quite numerous activities to chose from, if you feel that relaxing at the beach is "too tiring"! Apart from snorkeling, hiking, sailing on a Dhow...More

          1  Thank Marco S
          Reviewed 13 November 2016

          We had the great fortune of finishing off a Robin Pope safari at Pumulani Lodge. We cannot express enough how much we enjoyed staying there. We were given the honeymoon suite as a treat to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday. The room was stunning in...More

          Thank Ange086
          Reviewed 12 November 2016

          First of all, the place is very nice no doubt about it. The rooms are extremely spacious and nicely decorated. However, there were a couple of drawbacks during out stay mainly repeating invasion of huge cockroaches in the bathroom!! Furthermore, the lodge was completely full...More

          Thank LOFT12
          Response from Steph N, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 12 January 2017

          Thank you for taking time to post your feedback and thank you for your compliments. I’m glad you enjoyed your dinner on the second night. Our team of chefs try their utmost to keep all of our guests happy with the cuisine. Sorry that the...More

          Reviewed 13 October 2016

          The staff where really great. We chartered a flight from Lilongwe, the met and did the transferres etc. It is very small, and very well catered for, if you are looking for your own private oasis. I have recommended others stay, and they have enjoyed...More

          Thank Tylor_the_Lorax
          Response from Steph N, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 27 October 2016

          Thank you for your positive feedback Since your stay in November 2015 we have taken on a new Chef and feedback has been great. We look forward to welcoming you back to Malawi.

          Reviewed 11 October 2016

          Taking our kids to Africa was an amazing experience for us all. Pululami is an incredible place to stay as a family or a couple. The food was excellent. The accommodation was great with beatiful views. The snorkelling was sensational with crystal clear water in...More

          Thank mstratton222
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
          • Location
          • Malawi >
          • Lake Malawi National Park
          • Also Known As
          • Pumulani Hotel Lake Malawi National Park ,
          • Pumulani Lake Malawi National Park
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          Traveller (72)
          Room & Suite (22)
          Pool & Beach (18)
          Dining (8)
          Hotel & Grounds (49)
          Bathroom (3)
          Family and Play Areas (2)
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          kidsaroundtheworld
          Hi, Were you there in December? I was reading about flying ants that can be terrible. Also is the water warm (if you were there in December) Thank you.
          1 February 2017|
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          Response from Annepaull | Reviewed this property |
          No September. No flying ants. Water warm. Especially in the bath with a view of the lake.
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          "All gorgeous but there are quite a lot of steps to some. If a problem, ask for a room on the level of..."
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          "The family room is down on the beach which is handy for going to the beach but quite far (and many many..."
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          "Every room is unique with fabulous views"
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