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“mushroom tart”(67 reviews)
“amazing views”(14 reviews)
“the cliff”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This permaculture eco lodge worth the arduous journey for the cliff view from this hipster looking tidy paradise. They serve excellent food, organise group hikes with guides and soon I bet it will become a yogi paradise when they finalise the yoga area.

Thank adrienncsak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mushroom farm is a no-brainer: always go up the mountain, although it seems a hassle. The staff is nice, the trips are cool but the views and the meals... you can not compare that to anything in Africa. Moreover, Mushroom Farm makes a difference in...More

Thank Jos H
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Mushroom Farm is an interesting drive up the escarpment. In Chitimba there seem to be various people offering rides up the escarpment for considerable fees. It is possible to wait for public transport, which is much cheaper at 2,500MK each and slightly more comfortable as...More

Thank Ariadne v
Reviewed June 9, 2018

The place is situated on the edge of a cliff overlooking Lake Malawi. Very Quiet and beautiful. The place is quaint and a bit on the side of camping if you stay in the dorms. The toilets are smell free but there are not enough...More

Thank J Y
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

I had a FANTASTIC time visiting Mushroom Farm. I stayed for four nights in March then went back again in May because I loved it so much! I’m not a vegetarian but I was still impressed with their amazing menu and delicious food (their banana...More

Thank elliekal314
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Emily C
May 29, 2016|
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Response from filawless |
Hi Emily. If you are planning to go to Nkhata Bay, Mushroom farm is further nother. It is on the way towards the Tanzanian border. Your best bet is to go to Mzuzu and from there follow the directions on Mushroom Farm's... More
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"Cob house is amazing and you'll have a wonderful view from the bathroom!"
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"Amazing campsitites!"
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""mini-dorm" offers incredible views, campsites too! very quiet at night."
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"We stayed in one of the cob houses, they can smell of earth but I believe it was fully self-contained..."
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