Madzi Kuwala is the ideal lakeside retreat to enjoy with friends and family. Sleeping up to 13 people the villa has been tastefully furnished and, although the property is self catered, there are staff at hand to prepare meals and help tidy up.
Madzi Kuwala Highlights
This private Lake Villa is designed to provide guests with a unique, secluded retreat on lake Malawi. With 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms,the house accommodates up to 13 adults with a full staff compliment, swimming pool and access to a variety of watersports. The house is rented out on a self-catering basis with staff on the premises to assist in preparing meals and general housekeeping.
- Guests are requested to bring own drinking water or ask the staff to boil water during the stay.
- There is a museum and modern Catholic Cathedral in Mangochi town, which has significant historical value.
- Fishing is year-round, but best between September and April.
Madzi Kuwala Activities
Mangochi is actually sited between Lakes Malawi and Malombe but it is still seen as especially associated with the former. Previously called Fort Johnston, it was established to limit the slave traffic moving northwards towards the Lake and on to Zanzibar. The waters of the lake are beautifully clear, perfect for swimming and snorkeling among the thousands of species of colorful cichlids. Golden beaches, sleepy fishing villages and plenty of budget accommodation makes Lake Malawi a favorite destination for backpackers and overlanders. Mangochi area is wasy to get to from Blantyre, where several of the bigger lodges are. Beaches are perfect and the lake is calm. All have excellent uncrowded beaches and offer a range of activities on the Lake.
Close to the town of Mangochi, The Makokola Retreat, previously Club Makokola, is a thatched resort built beside a 600m-long golden beach on Lake Malawi's southern shores offering activities that include sailing, boating and scuba diving on Lake Malawi.
Kaya Mawa Lodge
Kaya Mawa Lodge on Lake Malawi has been ranked as one of the most romantic destinations on the planet; with its crystal clear waters, remarkable natural surroundings and cosy thatch cottages it offers the ideal setting for a perfect honeymoon or a private retreat.
Malawi Bush & Island Hideaway
Malawi is home to Lake Malawi, Africa's largest lake resembling an inland sea. Boating, snorkelling and freshwater scuba diving are popular with visitors. Spend 6 nights soaking up the sun and the remainder of your time enjoying game drives in the Liwonde National Park.