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  • Average4%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place! The food, service, Villa's and staff have been amazing. Pumulani is a gem of a resort and a must for every tourist visiting the lake. Thank you Natasha and Charl and all the other Pumulani staff for making our Easter holiday...More

Thank J L
Response from GabriellaRPS, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 6 days ago

Dear J L, I'm so happy to hear that you had such a lovely time at Pumulani and enjoyed the food and your villa, thank you very much for taking the time to share your kind words. I will be sure to pass on your...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is a very lovely lakeside resort in the woods. The chalets are just awesome - each room or suite has its own personality so you will hardly find identical rooms. I lodged there in November 2016 and I am only holding one star back...More

Thank Ritz2013
Response from GabriellaRPS, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 6 days ago

Dear Ritz2013. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review and recommendation of Pumulani. I'm very pleased to hear that you had such a nice time and enjoyed you villa and food. It's lovely that you got a chance...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018

A fabulous experience with service second to none and a very child-friendly environment (ages 4 to 8). Delicious meals served in very atmospheric surroundings. We absolutely loved our two snorkelling trips and we got to see fish of every colour in the rainbow. This is...More

1  Thank Michael F
Response from GabriellaRPS, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 6 days ago

Dear Michael F, Thank you very much for your lovely review of Pumulani, it is greatly appreciated. I'm very glad to hear that you and your family had such a nice time with us on Lake Malawi and appreciated the meals and service offered by...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Pumulani is at best a 3* lodge - i have given jt one star for the beautiful rooms that are spacious, air conditioned with great bed BUT THAT IS IT - everything else is totally mediocre and forgettable! There were several things that were really...More

3  Thank Karen M
Response from GabriellaRPS, Manager at PumulaniResponded today

Dear Karen M, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback of Pumulani with us. I am so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us, it really is a shame although I am glad to hear...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

This lovely lodge is scattered up a hillside by beautiful Lake Malawi. The main bar/restaurant is at the top and the rooms are between it and the beach below. (There is also a beach bar and meals are sometimes served on the beach too.) Don't...More

Thank perdita947
Response from GabriellaRPS, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 6 days ago

Dear perdita947, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your kind review of Pumulani. I'm so pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and took such great advantage of all the activities on offer and got...More

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No September. No flying ants. Water warm. Especially in the bath with a view of the lake.
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"INCREDIBLE views from all the rooms...fit for a King! Aircon and fans to keep you cool."
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"not recommended"
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"Ask for the honeymoon chalet at the top that faces the lake"
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"Can avoid a lot of stairs if you stay at Villa #5"
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