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Kande Beach Resort

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Charged entry fee ($2CAD per person) for a day visit even though we were buying overpriced meals. Food was terrible. $10CAD for bacon, cheeseburger with fries. The bun was massive, burger smaller than palm of my hand. Hardly any toppings at all - one strip of bacon, cheese spread, sauce, and tiny bit of onions. And only about 20 chips....

Thank shannon9shannon
Bielefeld, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location: Phantastic!!! Wonderful beach! We stayed for one night in Kande Beach. The hut right at the beach were ok, there was quite a bit of noises during the night from people passing along and from a nearby party. That said, the really unpleasant experience was in the restaurant when we had dinner: We got a curry dish, which was...

Thank Teuto-Yogi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If it weren't for the amazing beach, it'd get a negative rating. Chalet hadn't been cleaned in months (cob webs even around the cups!) the sheets had an unpleasant smell, the food took forever & wasn't great. The waiters would change the prices, e.g., one day, 1 percolator full of coffee costs MK1000, the next day, half the percolator costs...

Thank Lilian S
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The resort is right along the beach, which is absolutely lovely. The waves crashing at night was nice. However, the camping area was very basic and infested with ants. The rooms were also infested with ants. There was also a large, loud all night party going on at the resort. At one point we were uncomfortable with the security of...

1Thank Lisa W
kandebeach, Manager at Kande Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review - we are very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay 100%. Unfortunately in the tropics ants are a constant problem - especially at this time of year. We try very hard to keep them under control but also try not to use too harsh chemicals and...

Amphoe Mae Sot, Tak, Thailand
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Aquanuts divers is located next to Kande Beach Resort. I write this review 6 months after having attended Aquanuts dive center, so I hope the reader understands this is not a rant, but rather a well reasoned warning. Half a year later, my experiences at Aquanuts were so horrible, I feel it is necessary to say something; to ensure you...

Thank Charles B
kandebeach, Owner at Kande Beach Resort, responded to this review

Yes please! Definitely avoid our lodge if your put off by this “rather well reasoned warning”. Feel free to come if you have read and understood this rant, written by someone who never actually stayed at kande but rather slept out on the beach and used the dive school kitchen, bathroom and security in order to save money. I realise...

Reviewed 28 January 2017

Stayed here with my overland camping tour for 2 nights and loved it. The camping grounds were nice and tents were kept cool in the area which helped with sleeping. The shared facilities were clean and there was nice hot showers. The beach is really nice and the water for lake Malawi is really clean. Sunrise and sunsets were both...

Thank Tej_Chau
kandebeach, Manager at Kande Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 26 January 2017

We came with an overland tour, and would have loved to have more than 1 day here. The beach is lovely, the owners were very friendly, and the bar was good. It was great to have some nice couches and shady areas to relax and use the wifi. We were there on Christmas day, so it was extremely busy with...

Thank jachay
kandebeach, Manager at Kande Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we greatly appreciate it and are very happy you enjpyed your stay.

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The location is awesome but accommodation arrangement & the service management is terrible. they are just making money, rude behavior of staffs even owner doesn't have sense how to talk with guests, pathetic food, dirty beds & sofas, Games are there but for every thing they charge & the worst part is their Owner always walk nude (they use only...

1Thank PrashantLibran
kandebeach, Owner at Kande Beach Resort, responded to this review

sorry you found the place in such bad shape. i am the owner and i dont walk round in the nude! maybe it was our manager who likes to remove his shirt when its over 35 degrees. perhaps he was drinking as it was christmas here. we celebrate christmas here in malawi, dont know about where your from sir, but...

Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place, small houses at the beach with electrisity and a fan. You have to buy acess to Internett. Shared bathroom and showers, but the facilities are clean and nice. They also have a nice bar. They can arrange boat-trip to kande Island if you are interested in this kind of activity, or snorkeling. I also saw...

Thank Marita B
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

A well-established travellers favourite on the backpacker, touring and overland trails, Kande Beach never fails to disappoint. We camped for two nights and loved it. The camp area is in a shady spot and the toilets and warm showers are clean. The bar area is lovely with a wide variety of seating and a relaxed vibe, whilst the menu is...

Thank Chris D

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Address: Lake Shore, Chinteche, Malawi
Region: Malawi > Northern Region > Chinteche
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“The single rooms under the dorm are very small and dark with no sockets.”
Quadrob, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“Generally, all rooms have good view of the surrounding and their rates accommodate everybody from backpackers.”
tawinat, 21 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The cabanas along the beach front are the best value and have the best view!!!”
whereswhitlow, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Get a shore front room,not a dormitory !”
JGSingers, 1 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If more than one person tries to use the wifi at reception at once it becomes (in my experience) almost unusable!”
waterpist0l, 4 Dec 2014 | Read review
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