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    Fat Monkeys

    Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
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    31/12/2017 01/01/2018
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    • Excellent32%
    • Very good43%
    • Average18%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible4%
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    1 - 5 of 77 reviews

    Reviewed 30 August 2017

    This is a comfortable place to stay on the beach. Our ensuite room was spacious with a comfortable double and single bed. Fat Monkeys offers group hostel rooms as well as a sandy space facing the shore for campers. Some caravans occupied the space during...More

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    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

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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 50 - 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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    Traveller (43)
    Pool & Beach (8)
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    Dining (4)
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    Room Tips
    "Stock up on cash, no ATM nearby! And you won't want to leave"
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    "Stay in the dorm rooms. They open right onto the beach. Worth every penny of the absurdly cheap 10 USD."
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    "Choose the standalone bungalows for more than just a 'room'."
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    "The dorms looked fine although we stayed on the camp site."
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