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Namizimu Forest Retreat

Mangochi - Chiponde Road | P.O.Box 12, Mangochi, Malawi
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2018-02-04 2018-02-05
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Traveller (29)
Room & Suite (5)
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
12 Aug 2015
“The most beautiful place you can imagine (Barra Lake Camp)”
12 Jan 2015
“Perfect place for nature lovers and environmentalists”
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

we stayed 4 nights at Barra Lake Camp, the campsite at the lake run by the owners of Namizimu Forest Lodge. They recently extended the place with somr tree houses. We were the first guests to stay there. We had an amazing 4 days at...More

Thank A3ana63
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Namizimu Forest Retreat is not something you would easily find in this region of Africa. It is special and not the usual touristic location one would expect - it is amidst a beautiful forest reserve with a stunning view at Lake Malawi. Even though it...More

Thank Unguja1989
Reviewed 15 December 2014

I had always wanted to visit Namizimu Forest Retreat after viewing the stunning photographs on their website and from listening to the rave reviews of friends. While I stayed there in February 2014, the overall experience was so memorable and immersive that it seems like...More

Thank arvikrishh
Reviewed 1 December 2014

I was there in September with a small group of volunteers working in Malawi. We were made to feel so welcome by Tara, Dave and their lovely staff. The homemade food, especially the bread and cakes are delicious. The room. The rooms are small but...More

Thank Sally A
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Its so good that I have been back twice since I took my parents there at Christmas. A place where you can relax, enjoy the forest and outside showers and pool, or take part in some hikes to wonderful places. Well done to Tara and...More

Thank Iain_2014_T
  • Top amenities
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Price range
  • US$60 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
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  • Number of rooms
  • 9
  • Location
  • Malawi >
  • Southern Region >
  • Mangochi
  • Also Known As
  • Namizimu Forest Retreat Malawi/Mangochi
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Sitie M
13 March 2015|
Response from starytary | Property representative |
Apologies for my delay in answering your questions; Namizimu Forest Retreat is 20km from Mangochi Boma. Self catering costs US$80/adult/night and the full board option costs US$150/adult/night. There needs to be a minimum... More
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"Nothing specific."
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"Each room is unique so it depends on personal choice. The whole are is quiet, natural and no electricity..."
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"All room are unique and beautiful. Tara has put a lot of love into each of them wonderful! (They don't..."
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"With small children the rooms in the main house are more practical."
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