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    Mumbo Island

    Malawi, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park 48, Malawi
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    2017-12-24 2017-12-25
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    Room & Suite (61)
    Pool & Beach (30)
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good13%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    “bucket shower” (15 reviews)
    “kayak africa” (15 reviews)
    “no electricity” (21 reviews)
    Breakfast included
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 24 March 2016

    We have just spent 5 nights on Mumbo Island in a beautiful reed hut, secluded and we were so well looked after. As it is completely off the grid - no cellphone reception, no electricity etc it seemed strange but it works extremely well -...More

    1  Thank Lea D
    Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

    Stayed with the lovely host Julie for 2 nights, which was not long enough. Beautiful place so clean, fresh and friendly. Gives you an amazing feeling of freedom and serenity! Well run Eco retreat, with delicious meals and a relaxed vibe Wish we could have...More

    1  Thank Judith C
    Reviewed 15 February 2016

    Gorgeous little island with quaint tents and reed huts on a rocky outcrop. Miles away from anything and surrounded by the crystal clear waters of Lake Malawi. Mumbo has a great swimming and tanning beach as well as snorkel equipment and kayaks to use. Lots...More

    1  Thank AntsOnTheRoad
    Reviewed 28 January 2016

    We had a brilliant time on Mumbo Island. We went scuba diving, snorkelling and kayaking. We watched the sunset over the lake and ate great food. The chalet's are amazing and each has a hammock which was great to relax in. The whole place was...More

    1  Thank Rachel M
    Reviewed 19 January 2016

    This was the my idea of heaven!! Bamboo huts build on the large stones overlooking the beautifully clear water , decked out with comfortable bed and clean fresh bed linen and mossi net. Felt like I was sleeping in a luxury open air bed on...More

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    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$19 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • Malawi >
    • Lake Malawi National Park >
    • Cape Maclear
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    Traveller (233)
    Room & Suite (61)
    Pool & Beach (30)
    Dining (13)
    Hotel & Grounds (133)
    Bathroom (10)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    27 June 2017|
    Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
    Hi Please email our booking office for all rates, bookings and helpful travel advice. Contact details on our website: Kayak Africa. Enjoy your stay!
    Amanda C
    7 August 2016|
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    Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
    Hi Amanda I'm afraid TripAdvisor does not allow me to give our contact details here, but find them on Kayak Africa's website. Our booking ladies should get back to you within a day with prices and any information you... More
    Philip P
    14 June 2016|
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    Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
    Hi Phillip It depends when in January you will be travelling. We actually close the fully-catered option on Mumbo halfway through January as it really can rain! Early January is fine though - up until about the 10th. Mumbo... More
    Room Tips
    "Family tents are spacious and the couple chalets all have a great view - Chalet 5 is apparently the most..."
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    "3 has great views and is most sheltered from wind"
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    "The second lodge facing Thumbe Island is built on its own rock and offers stunning views."
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