Chintheche Inn is situated on the Northern shores of Lake Malawi, beautiful beaches run along the shoreline. The lodge itself is laid back and relaxed and is an affordable family-friendly location. If you want to unwind and enjoy the views over the lake be sure to sit in one of the comfy sun loungers with a drink in hand and unwind. For those busy bees, there are a number of activities to enjoy too.



Chintheche, Lake Malawi


10 shoreline facing rooms

Good for

Location and Activities, families

Children Welcome



All Year Round

Ideal Length of Stay

4 Nights






Chintheche Inn has a beautiful white sandy beach on the western side of Lake Malawi. Palm trees are scattered along the shore and the waters are crystal-clear. The grounds are large with beautiful well-kept gardens. For those less inclined to take a dip in the lake there is a large swimming pool right on the edge of the beach. There’s plenty of space at Chintheche Inn, sit back, relax and enjoy this lovely spot right on the lake shore. It is the perfect getaway for families and friends.

There are 10 comfortable rooms, each with a view overlooking the beach, grounds and gardens. The bright rooms each have their own en-suite bathrooms that also look out onto the shoreline. The rooms either have twin or double beds, mosquito nets, a fan to keep you cool in the warmer months and the bed spreads add a splash of colour and brightness to the rooms. For those early risers you can enjoy a cup of tea on your private veranda in one of the comfortable deck chairs.

There are a variety of activities on offer at Chintheche, for the more adventurous there’s a number of water-based sports such as sailing and windsurfing. The snorkelling around the area is superb, home to a variety of beautiful fish. There are trails for hikes and mountain biking and you can even enjoy a spot of fishing. Enjoy a little Malawian culture with a trip to the fishing village and for those who wish to sit back and enjoy some birding there are over 100 species in the area. There really is something for everyone and you will have your days filled with a number of things to do and enjoy.