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A hidden hand-built lodge on the dazzling Mozambique shores of Lake Malawi /Niassa. A rare chance to savour an unspoiled corner of real Africa. Explore on foot, by canoe, in sailing dhows. Laze in a hammock above a secluded cove. See for yourself how responsible tourism supports local people and their timeless surroundings. Sugar-white 'squeaking' sands, washed by clear fresh water teeming with tropical fish.
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Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Hidden Gems - Rules-Based
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Lilongwe Intl Airport125 mi
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All reviews lake malawi baobab tree local community our honeymoon fish other guests private beach star bed natural beauty lunch and dinner dinner on the beach white beach boat ride remote location special mention overlooking the lake open air
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're wanting 5 star luxury with spa treatments et al then this place is not for you. If you want a totally different experience in peace and quiet and want to be acquainted with the local nature and if you're prepared to make the...More

Thank 448andyb
Reviewed September 22, 2018

I must admit to being grumpy on arrival. It was a long, long haul to get to Nkwichi. It took as long to get through immigration in Lilongwe as it took to fly from Johannesburg to Lilongwe in the first instance. Then there was a...More

Thank chrismcl
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

You will go a long way to find anywhere as idyllic as Nkwichi Lodge. Located in a small, secluded and achingly beautiful bay surrounded by densely wooded hills that shield it from the outside world, the lodge itself is utterly charming: The chalets, discretely hidden...More

1  Thank LaurenLiebenberg
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We spent Christmas & New Year at Nkwichi and watched our Dad, & his now wife, get married in between. It was a very special wedding & trip, I have never been on a holiday like it. On arrival to the secluded Nkwichi beach (by...More

2  Thank Amber T
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

When visiting Nkwichi Lodge, I was initially taken aback by the breathtaking view of Lake Malawi, and the friendly staff. I was so pleasantly surprised that we were individually catered for and that we were completely spoiled! The staff were so chatty and took a...More

4  Thank Kerys T
Response from nkwichilodge, General Manager at Nkwichi LodgeResponded February 27, 2018

It is wonderful to hear that you had a memorable stay with us and thank you for praising our service. Our team are naturals at ensuring everyone feels welcomed at Nkwichi, our paradise we wish to share with many a visitor. We are very pleased...More

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N R
August 21, 2016|
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Response from nkwichilodge | Property representative |
Hi. The water temperature of the lake would be around 30 degrees Celsius. I hope this helps with your planning.
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Sohail N
May 9, 2015|
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Response from Spaul5 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sohail, Happy to respond to an email. On the road this week, so Skype'll be tricky. Graham.
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Hussain217
March 19, 2015|
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Response from nkwichilodge | Property representative |
Dear Hussain, The star bed location can be either on a rocky outcrop on the lake, atop a viewpoint overlooking the lake or on a private beach. The closest village to Nkwichi is around a 40 minute walk away, so there are not... More
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Room Tips
"double chalet is great for a family or two couples"
GiulianaStudioCity
Feb 3, 2017
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"chalet close to the beach"
jacksJ746XL
Jan 7, 2017
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"taking the Ilala Ferry to Likoma Island and getting collected by lodge was recommended"
Joshua_Rossouw
Feb 28, 2016
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"all chalets are great"
marieclairel680
Jan 16, 2016
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ALSO KNOWN AS
nkwichi hotel lichinga
LOCATION
MozambiqueNiassa ProvinceLichinga
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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