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    Fat Monkeys

    Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
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    • Excellent34%
    • Very good40%
    • Average19%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible4%
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    1 - 5 of 77 reviews

    Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

    All in all the place is wonderful. Spacious and clean rooms, friendly staff and beautiful communal water front areas. When mentioned that our room had some issues (like a broken light...) we were given a new room straight away. The wifi works well, but is...More

    Thank abaisak
    Reviewed 30 May 2017

    Location: Beautiful, Property: Clean, Kitchen/Bar: Nice, Staff: Friendly and they really helped us us out a bit when the ATMs in the area were not working because of the power outs: But we (my Zambian husband, my German brother and myself) stayed camping for 5...More

    Thank Sommer J
    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    After travelling already for 7 days on bicycles through Malawi on the bare minimum budget, was Fat Monkeys a good stop to refuel and take stock. The place is perfectly located on the edge of the lake with an amazing long beach. There are numerous...More

    Thank OneBigAdventure2016
    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    Camped on the beach only a stones throw from the lakes edge, great spot! It's a fusion of tourism and village completely intertwined - locals going about their regular day washing, fishing, boating in the lake while tourists are canoeing, swimming and sunbathing by the...More

    Thank Haig B
    Reviewed 17 March 2017

    We had a fantastic lunch with the owners of fat monkeys who were able to tell us of their many adventures living in Malawi..Geoff is a Malawian citizen with a great sense of humour and a delight to meet. The restaurant is great and I...More

    Thank westerntraveler2013
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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • USD 49 - USD 65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
    • Location
    • Malawi >
    • Lake Malawi National Park >
    • Cape Maclear
    • Also Known As
    • Fat Monkeys Cape Maclear, Malawi
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