Chintheche Inn is situated on the Northern shores of Lake Malawi and has 10 comfortable rooms, each with a view overlooking the beach. The rooms are bright and each has its own en-suite bathrooms. For those early risers, you can enjoy a cup of tea on your private veranda in one of the comfortable deck chairs. Chintheche Inn has a beautiful white sandy beach on the western side of Lake Malawi with palm trees scattered along the shore of crystal-clear water. There are a variety of activities on offer at Chintheche and it is open all year round. For the more adventurous there are a number of water-based sports such as sailing and windsurfing. Snorkelling around the area is superb as is home to a variety of beautiful fish. There are trails for hikes and mountain biking. 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.
Located in Nkhatabay near Lake Malawi beaches, this forest-nestled Stable Guest House has 3 double luxury rooms which offer a different experience from the usual beachside life. Each beautifully furnished deluxe room provides a comfortable 4-poster bed with a canopy mosquito net, fan, toilet and sink. Relax and unwind on one of the balconies as you watch the sunset across the horse stables and working yard. Take a horse ride through the forest, farmland villages and golden beaches before a final swim in Lake Malawi with your horse. Stunning horse rides and locally-cooked meals make spending time in this beautiful accommodation worth your visit.
Located on a small island of Likoma in the warm heart of Africa and nestled on the sandy beaches amongst the rocks is the wonderful Kaya Mawa. Likoma Island is a unique destination on Lake Malawi and has lots to offer from St. Peter’s Cathedral that was built to be used as the missionary headquarters in 1880; a massive feature which is not to be missed. The lodge has 3 standard rooms, 2 family rooms, 4 premium rooms, 2 family houses and a 4-bedroom house. Ideal for a 3-4days stay this paradise on an island opens from April to December and is a child friendly destination. Guests can either choose to have all their activities and meals at the house or they are welcome to use the lodge facilities as well. Kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkelling and fantastic scuba diving are some of the marine activities on offer beside visits to nearby fishing villages.
Chelinda Lodge is at Nyika National Park. The lodge which opens all year round consists of 8 Double Luxury Chalets (Includes 1 family unit). Each cabin has its very own fireplace for those chilly evenings since due to high altitude, Nyika gets cold all year round. The rooms are spacious with en-suite bathrooms, a lounge area and a balcony where you can enjoy the peace and quietness of the surroundings which boast of gorgeous flora and fauna. If you are a hiking enthusiast and head up North Malawi, then Nyika National Park’s Livingstonia Trail ought to be added on your bucket list. It’s a 3 days hike which takes you to Livingstonia Mission. You will spend 2 nights and 3 days hiking from Chelinda to the famous Livingstonia Mission, which over-looks the vast and exquisite Lake Malawi beside the place being a historic spot in the Northern Malawi. It’s a ‘wild’ camping experience with some of the most gorgeous settings around. Nyika is a heaven to mountain bikers due to its great trails which are spiced up with game and rolling hills! It is the only wildlife reserve where mountain biking is permitted. The ideal length of stay is between 3-4 nights, either you plan to stay by the plateau and enjoy safaris or wish to do the Livingstonia Trail.