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Monkey Bay, Lake Malawi National Park 10101 Malawi See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews sunset cruise lake malawi robin pope infinity pool overlooking the lake made us feel national park living room first class the managers fish private beach rooms are huge water sports an amazing place beautiful lodge two nights
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfull area, walks in nature up the mountain with a wonderfull view, water trips, including snorkling two swimming pools, beautiful lodge with large cabins, fantastic kitchen/food, good service of staff

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Gesien
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at Pumulani started with a lovely cocktail on the deck overlooking the "Lake of Stars" and the mountains that lie beyond. The uber-hospitable managers and team made us feel special at all times by treating us to numerous trips to feed the fish...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank MSebares
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely rooms and great facilities. Delicious food. Great hosts. We also visited local schools and a clinic which were fascinating. Great boat trips and lovely swimming. We would highly recommend this hotel.

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

We had two nights in our own house with a wonderful view over the lake. The staff was amazing and the boat trip with sundowners in the evening was awesome. The bed was perfect with a nice clean mosquito net. Garth and Rose were so...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank baronesse N
Response from Steph F, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Baronesse N Thank you for another lovely review! So pleased you enjoyed Pumulani and the hospitality of Garth, Roz and the rest of the team. I will be sure to pass this on to them as they will be happy to hear it. We...More

Reviewed November 26, 2018

This place is amazing! My 6 year old daughter and I visited for 3 nights at this stunning lodge in the Lake Malawi National Park. Our simple but spacious and beautifully appointed villa blended well into the nature. Young baboons wrestled on the roof and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Tamara S
Response from Steph F, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Tamara S Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay at Pumulani and i am so happy to read that you and your daughter enjoyed your time there! So many 'firsts' for your daughter...i'm glad they happened at...More

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Situated on the west side of the Nankumba Peninsula on the Southern end of Lake Malawi you can find Pumulani subtly nestled in the lush hills amongst the trees and craggy outcrops. The ten villas with their grass roofs More to help reflect the heat provide the ultimate in space, design, comfort and privacy. David Livingstone famously named Lake Malawi “The Lake Of Stars” and for good reason, during the day the light dances across the deep blue water and once the sun has set the stars twinkle brightly both in the sky but also on the lake as the fishermen light up their hurricane lamps for their night on the lake. Guests can relax on the white sandy beach or enjoy an elevated view of the lake from the stylish infinity pool. For those seeking some activity we offer waterskiing, sailing, kayaking, walks in the hills, sunset cruises on our handbuilt dhow and snorkling and diving. Under water activities never fail to amaze as the diversity of fishlife is very surprising and experts say that this lake is home to more native fish species than any other in the world. Pumulani offers the perfect mix for a memorable holiday. Enjoy being active or simply relax in the beautiful and tranquil scenery. Luxury accommodation, friendly personal service and stunning views over Lake Malawi combine to make Pumulani the perfect African beach lodge. Dutch architect G. Hooft Graafland designed each of the ten villas individually adapting them to their own unique location to ensure they blend harmoniously into their different surroundings. The gently curving lines of the very spacious villas reflect the patterns and movements of the lake along with the interior design, which is directly inspired from the surrounding nature. Each villa has a large bedroom, which opens out onto a private deck where early risers can enjoy the morning’s first rays. The bathrooms also offer splendid views and are well equipped with a bathtub, double shower and double sink, and the spacious lounge area offers further comfort for those wishing to relax in the room. The central area consists of a spacious open restaurant with an undercover area, bar and a cosy fire area. The infinity swimming pool is on a lower terraced deck. Three raised walkways with steps lead off from the central area to the villas and down to the beach. The name Pumulani means “rest well” in the local Chichewa language, and that’s exactly what we offer – the chance to unwind in a beautiful and tranquil setting. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Pumulani Hotel Lake Malawi National Park
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Pumulani Lake Malawi National Park
Location
Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Pumulani Hotel Lake Malawi National Park
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Pumulani Lake Malawi National Park
Location
Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park
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No September. No flying ants. Water warm. Especially in the bath with a view of the lake.
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Room Tips
"All of the rooms appear to have beautiful views of Lake Malawi."
Foot_Loose
Nov 12, 2018
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"The villas with the best views are highest up the hillside with a longish steep walk down to the beach."
chrismcl
Sep 22, 2018
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"Best views, wonderful management and staff, delightful meals, rooms are extremely private"
melissampaq
Aug 22, 2018
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"All rooms are separate, private bungalow style homes along an outdoor rustic winding walkway."
micheleanimal
Jun 22, 2018
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