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Aqua Africa Lodge

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Room & Suite (5)
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“dive master”(3 reviews)
“amazing diving”(2 reviews)
“a wonderful job”(2 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Smoking rooms available
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
A PADI Scuba Diving Resort with comfortable, air-conditioned rooms and the best lunches in town. Situated right at the edge of Lake Malawi nestled in the rocky bays of the Northern District. Let us take you on an unforgettable journey through the crystal clear waters right at our front...
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Location and contact
Oilcom Road | Next to the Ilala Harbour, Nkhata Bay, Malawi
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

I visited Aqua Africa twice just to have lunch and it was great! They serve a soup of the day, which was delicious. Also the home made tortilla chips and the veggie burger were great. They have comfy couches and the view is great. The...More

Thank Margarita T
Response from AquaAfricaNkhataBay, Manager at Aqua Africa LodgeResponded January 5, 2018

Thank you for the great review! We appreciate you taking the time to visit us and review us and hope to see you again in the future. Cheers from the Aqua Africa team 😁

Reviewed October 18, 2017

went to aqua africa for a few days to dive, amazing decision. It was such a great experience diving with cichlids during the day, but the night dives were on another level entirely. One of the coolest dives of my life to watch dolphinfish hunting...More

Thank lostinthebusheh
Response from AquaAfricaNkhataBay, Manager at Aqua Africa LodgeResponded October 25, 2017

Hey Andy and Petra, Thank you so much for all the kind words, it means so much to hear that other people love diving as much as we do! It was fantastic having you guys stay and dive with us and we wish you all...More

Reviewed August 31, 2017

Pretty basic but functional enough. Reasonable food in the communal 'lounge' area. It would be nice to have some 'local' options on the menu. The scuba diving is convenient, but a bit more expensive to other alternatives in Nakata Bay.More

Thank BryanDubai
Response from AquaAfricaNkhataBay, Manager at Aqua Africa LodgeResponded October 25, 2017

Hi Bryan, Thanks for your review. We have everything a traveller could need including free wifi, a varying menu and a beautiful view of Lake Malawi, with as you say the only dive school in Nkhata Bay on site. We tend to encourage our guests...More

Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Very warm and welcoming lodge that accommodates for everyone's needs. The rooms are beautiful, with a stunning view of Lake Malawi. Fantastic diving, with the instructors making everyone feel very relaxed and welcome. Brilliant food, with the best hash browns and nachos in Nkhata Bay!...More

Thank EmmaCardiff96
Response from aquaafrica2016, Front Office Manager at Aqua Africa LodgeResponded July 26, 2017

Thanks EmmaCardiff96. It was lovely having you to stay and we hope you come back again soon :) Good luck with all your projects! From the Aqua Team

Reviewed December 2, 2016

We picked Aqua Africa simply because it is right next to where the ferry docks and all the other places recommended in the guide books are a bit of a hike away. We did walk out to the other places for lunch on a couple...More

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A PADI Scuba Diving Resort with comfortable, air-conditioned rooms and the best lunches in town. Situated right at the edge of Lake Malawi nestled in the rocky bays of the Northern District. Let us take ...More you on an unforgettable journey through the crystal clear waters right at our front door. Less
Room types
Suites, Smoking rooms available
Room types
Suites, Smoking rooms available
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Smoking rooms available
Room types
Suites, Smoking rooms available
Room types
Suites, Smoking rooms available
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Dining (5)
Room & Suite (5)
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"Stay for a couples days while diving"
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