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Monkey Bay Mufasa Backpacker Lodges

Opposite the Monkey Bay Harbor, Mangochi, Malawi
Monkey Bay Mufasa Backpacker Lodges
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We arrived without a reservation and were friendly welcomed by Rikki and her team. We were the only campers and had a great beachfront camping spot with view of the lake and the picturesque surroundings. In the mornings we were woken up by the cry of the fish eagles! The ablution facilities with cold showers only, are beautifully decorated but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I found best spot in Monkey bay. There is a different atmosphere from Capemaclear. More peaceful! More restful!! polite servers, cafully host!!! resonable price for backpackers

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We parked our Landy with a rooftop tent right on the beautiful beach in this lovely setting on Lake Malawi. The owner and staff welcomed us warmly and were very helpful. Unfortunately, the bathrooms are in a poor condition. There are only two toilets and two showers. One of the toilets did not have a seat and the showers were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Myself and two friends travelled to Mufasa's for the Easter Weekend. After debating whether to stay in Cape Maclear or Monkey Bay, we decided on Monkey Bay in order to avoid the holiday crowds at Cape Mac. The best decision we could have made. Mufasa's is situated in the most picturesque and secluded bay, framed by granite hills covered in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Located on it'd own beach the simple accommodation was perfect for our needs. The were friendly and always willing to help. The lodge is ideally siuated if you plan to take the lake ferry. Be patient when waiting for a meal it will arrive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stayed briefly at Mufasa's when traveling up the lake with Ilala. The lodge is located in a beautiful and relaxed part of the beach little separated from the main street (i quess) of Monkey bay but is still the closest lodge when considering the harbour where Ilala sets off. Rooms are small but comfortable and we felt like the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

When I arrived there, owner(or staff) offer and offer "Do you wanna something to drink?" I didn't wanna drink, but he asked many times, so I got sprite but it wasn't cold. After drink, he asked same offer again, make me annoy. shower room was not really clean. They should remove twigs and spider webs. And they said you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Really warm friendly staff! Unfortunately only stayed here one night whilst camping, but it was beautiful to wake up looking at the sunrise over the unique pontoon! If possible look to book a boat and snorkel trip with one of the locals! Spent the day on the boat and had fresh fish, rice an vegetables cooked on an island while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We spent there few days, but unfortunately the weather was not really helpful especially in the afternoon. We stayed in a 4 bed dorm and paid 3500 kwacha per night. Completely relaxing by the beach enjoying the Mufasa bar and restaurant. They use Green Energy: solar energy (which sometimes does not really help) and toilet water that comes from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Great location, great staff. The rooms are located right at the beach. Nice location to swim and the beach is private. Really relaxing to stay over there but It's a rustic backpackers what means that there is only solar power and no internet connection. We went fishing over there, the staff helped us with finding worms but we didn't catch... More 

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