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  • Excellent66%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So CHILLED!!! I love it, I just wanted to swim, relax and repeat all day long. Although it was just a day visit, I definitely want to go back to stay for longer. There are loads of dangerously comfortable chairs and hammocks scattered around the...More

Thank Maalica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is nice but... On the ferry was one guy working for mango drift to bring people to the hostel. We arrived from the boat and he didn’t tell us that we have to pay 10$ for the transport to the hostel. We would...More

Thank mira_jumprope
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Mango Drift has been one of my favourite places to stay in Malawi. We took the Ilala which was a saga, but were picked up at the ferry terminal (in the island ambulance!). The chalet was beautifully presented with dried flowers on the bed, the...More

Thank James B
Response from Mango D, Manager at Mango DriftResponded 10 July 2018

Hello James, thank you for your feedback on your stay with us. We are happy to hear that you had such a great time. Likoma island really is a paradise with many possibilities what to do. Our food prices might be slightly higher than on...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Mango Drift for 3 days and had the most amazing time! It’s kind of a hassle to get there by local ferry’s, but that is at the same time a great local experience. Mango drift is situated in a small bay on...More

Thank Nanda D
Response from Mango D, Manager at Mango DriftResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Nanda, thank you for your kind words. We are so happy you had the most amazing time here at Mango Drift. It was such a pleasure having you and Sil stay with us. Come back soon and we will go explore more dive spots...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

A little paradise! Off the beaten track, on a beautiful island near the coast of Mozambique, this place is great. On a stunning beach with beautiful sunsets, and free use of paddleboards, kayaks, snorkels, volleyball. The food was great and the staff were all so...More

Thank thomas1222
Response from Mango D, Manager at Mango DriftResponded 10 July 2018

Hi Thomas, thank you for finding time to write this kind review. It was great to have you guys around for the full week. Many guests stay longer than planned - Likoma island has this effect on people :) We hope to see you again...More

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Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Airport Transportation
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Multilingual Staff
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Traveller (62)
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"the beach chalets are great, right on the beach."
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"The beach cottages are well worth the few extra dollars."
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"Beach chalets have amazing views"
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"All the beachfront chalets were basic - cozy, clean and with a good view. No luxury, but that's not why..."
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