This freshwater lake makes up about a third of Malawi’s total area, but what a third that is. The Lake of Stars is also known as Calendar Lake (360 miles long, 52 miles wide) and has wildlife and exotic plants and flowers in abundance. If you’re feeling more active, there’s also a full range of water sports, including diving.
Accommodation in Lake Malawi
These ten bungalows look out over the beautiful waters of Lake Malawi in the eponymous National Park. There’s an unexpected sandy beach, and a host of water sport opportunities make it feel like a seaside town. Guests can also try scenic cruises on the lodge’s own traditional wooden boat.
Set in the waters of Lake Malawi, Mumbo Island is an enclosed tropical paradise, measuring only 0.6 mi in diameter. The island echoes the same sense of wild beauty as its eye-catching surrounds, offering an inviting escape from the everyday and complete immersion in the natural world. Lake Malawi’s crystal clear waters are waiting to […]
These twin camps are based on Mumbo and Domwe Islands in Lake Malawi National Park. Both camps have incredible views and permanent walk-in tents on thatched decks overlooking the lake, with beautiful dining areas. The expert guides will take you around the amazing islands of the park in well-maintained kayaks. All kitchen waste is separated […]
Long before people arrived on the shores around Nkwichi, the bush was abundant with animal and plant life. Today, through wise management and sustainable practices, that holds true. Whilst relaxing on the beach, paddling along the shore or simply sitting at the breakfast table, the fish eagle’s call is ever present. It’s normal to see […]