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Ngala Beach Lodge

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Nepal
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place! Beautiful main lodge and gardens with access down to a quiet beach. Lovely, shaded campsite right on the beach with clean facilities. We also stayed in the family cottage, amazing beachfront views from the khonde, huge bed and separate sleeping area for the kids. The main lodge offers a large bar, sunset views and great food....

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NgalaBeach, Owner at Ngala Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your encouraging review. It was great meeting you all and we look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed April 17, 2016

My boyfriend and I came and stayed at Ngala Beach Lodge for a week in April. We flew into Lilongwe, which if you are not SADC is a bit of a nightmare. Try your best to get on the first bus and have a pen ready. You have to fill out a visa application when you get there. Then go...

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NgalaBeach, Owner at Ngala Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for all your kind words. We are looking forward to seeing you at Ngala in the near future. Barbara, Alan, Kev, Maria, Donny, Al Fresco and the rest of the Ngala Team

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed April 11, 2016

We had a family holiday here in January 2016 and it really was the perfect place to relax and recharge the batteries at the end of a long year. We were in the rooms facing the beach / lake and they were more than suitable with a lovely view (did not see the inside of the garden rooms). The hosts...

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NgalaBeach, Manager at Ngala Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sian Thank you so much for your kind TripAdvisor review. It was wonderful having you and your lovely family stay with us over the holidays. We do so hope you will return soon! You will be pleased to hear that the lodge is presently undergoing minor maintenance work, including fresh coats of paint. We remain Yours Sincerely, Ngala Beach...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed April 2, 2016

We stayed here as part of a Nomad overland tour and this was one of the best hotels on the trip. I loved this hotel. The owner was very friendly. Our room was beautiful and the bed was so comfortable. The grounds of the hotel were immaculately kept and the little swimming pool was lovely. The views across the lake...

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NgalaBeach, Manager at Ngala Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for these very kind words, it is hugely appreciated, particularly in this industry, so many thanks again. We love having you with us so we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay ! Come back and see us again one day ! :) Kindest regards Barbara

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Probably the best lodge we in stayed in during an overland truck tour. Pleasant clean and comfortable room. Beside the expansive Ngala each on Lake Malawi. A small resident market just outside the large metal corrugated gates. Comfortable bar area & pretty sunsets. Take up the offer on the notice board to see a witch doctor! Like nothing else I've...

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NgalaBeach, Manager at Ngala Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out to write a review after your whistle stop tour at Ngala ! It is hugely appreciated and we only wish you could all have stayed longer! Hopefully we'll see you back here one day for a longer stay ! :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 24, 2016

A group of us stayed in January for just 2 nights and had the most wonderful time. The peaceful location on the lake was dreamy, infinity pool pure bliss, flowers everywhere- beautiful, and Barbara was a wonderful hostess catering to our needs. Kevin was also very accommodating with any food requirements. We all left thoroughly relaxed and only sad our...

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NgalaBeach, Manager at Ngala Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Katerina Thank you so much for this lovely review - really appreciate you taking the time out to write it ! We loved having you all and we, too, were sorry it was only for two nights !! Hope your birthday cake got to you unscathed and that you had a lovely birthday !! All the best and hope...

Meyerton, South Africa
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Barbara is what makes this special . Yes the views over the lake is one of a kind and yes the food is excellent The room s is 1st class but Barbara gives caracter On my next visit to Malawi ( probaly in June) I will definately stop over

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NgalaBeach, General Manager at Ngala Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for this very kind compliment and for taking the time out to write a review, it is hugely appreciated! We look forward to seeing you again in June and until then, may 2016 be a great year for you.

Katwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed December 7, 2015

We camped here in September this year on our trip through East Africa, and it was delightful!! I celibrated my birthday at Ngala Beach and Barbara, the owner backed us a wonderful cake, after being informed by my sister back home telling her about my birthday. I was so pleasantly surprised and thrilled by it. Thanks again so much Barbara,...

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NgalaBeach, Manager at Ngala Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Angela Thank you so much for your kind words - it was lovely to have you here on your birthday and to be part of the Ada/Barbara conspiracy - I don't know who was more excited to surprise you, Ada or I !! :) Hope to see you again one day and thanks again, it means a lot. Kindest...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed October 9, 2015

Only here for 2 nights and wished we could have stayed longer.The owners and staff were very accommodating .The beach , infinity pool, gardens ,lake view and all around environment was peaceful and relaxing. The architecture and African artisan works abound ensuring you know you are in Africa. Many side trips are available.

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NgalaBeach, General Manager at Ngala Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words Bill, appreciate it. Barbara

Battle, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 6, 2015

We spent a very memorable 4 nights at Ngala Beach as part of a driving holiday in Malawi. After a series of early morning starts,game drives and long car drives (!) Ngala proved to be a wonderful destination to recharge and relax. The setting is truly beautiful, the food is divine, and all the staff epitomized the Warm Heart of...

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NgalaBeach, General Manager at Ngala Beach Lodge, responded to this review

It was so lovely having you all and we were very sad to see you go too, thank you so much for this, much appreciated.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our luxury accommodation and friendly personal service with stunning views of both the lake and Vipya Mountains. Ngala Lodge is one of the only places on the lake that offers a view of both sunrise and sunset over the water. The spacious accommodation will ensure comfort and privacy.The accommodation comprises: • 2 x Deluxe A-frames with private verandas which overlook the beach and lake and offer guests privacy and comfort and feature a private garden. Each room has en-suite bathroom, sitting area and coffee and tea station. 1 x Deluxe A-frame with 2 bedrooms, lounge area and private veranda. Also overlooking the lake this accommodation offers personal space and privacy. •6 x Executive Rooms with private verandas. All of these rooms feature en-suite bathrooms, sitting areas and coffee and tea stations. They overlook expansive gardens to the infinity pool and lake beyond.Our friendly trained staff will attend to your every need; we at Ngala pride ourselves on providing the highest levels of service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ngala Beach Lodge

Address: Main Road | Ngala, 15km north of Dwangwa, Nkhata Bay, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Northern Region > Nkhata Bay
Price Range: $186 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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Ngala Beach Lodge Malawi/Nkhata Bay
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