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Studio City
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Nkwichi is an incredible place w/ incredible people. It is about as remote as you can get. Huge white sand beach on the lake w/ amazing rock formations. Unbelievably, there were no bugs-- none, no sand fleas, no flies, no mossies, nothing. Lots of different, interesting places to eat. Sky beds on the beach for a night under the stars,...

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nkwichilodge, General Manager at Nkwichi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback. We thank you for the honesty regards to the food and we are trying and hoping that we will be able to reach the desired standard, as most of staff are from the Manda wilderness community and are trying their best to learn and produce the standards desired but guests. Thank you very...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Another amazing trip to Nkwichi - I can't wait to return. It is the most unique and hidden gem, the perfect place to reconnect with nature. One of the only places in this day and age to have no wifi or electricity in the chalets something that is a welcomed respite from city life. The beach is one of the...

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nkwichilodge, General Manager at Nkwichi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming to enjoy the wilderness and the beach with us, as well as recommending other nature lovers. We do hope to see you again in the near future.

Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed January 7, 2017

It is not easy to reach this place. An hour on a Cessna flight from Lilongwe and 2 hours by speed boat with two immigration stops. But once you reach the lodge you will find it worth the efforts, though it may take 1-2 days to accommodate yourself with no air-con, no fan, weak tap water, no phone, no in-room...

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nkwichilodge, General Manager at Nkwichi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us as part of your holiday. We are very glad you enjoyed the experience of being closer to nature. We are also very happy that your son left healthy and was able to enjoy his holiday with us as well.

Reviewed October 21, 2016

We stayed here for the first part of our honeymoon and fell head over heels in love with Nkwichi Lodge. I completely agree with the reviews by @abandonship and @arctickids which capture the uniqueness and authenticity of the amenities and experience really well. My advice is that if you are looking for an African holiday which has all the Western...

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nkwichilodge, General Manager at Nkwichi Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad we made your honeymoon worth the very long trip. We do hope you will be back with us to celebrate at least one or more wedding anniversaries and do all the other activities you were not able to do. Looking forward to having you back.

Reviewed September 14, 2016

Its extremely hard to write a review of Nkwichi. It simply falls out of every other category. Nkwichi is a wonderful place in a lovely part of the world but not your traditionell resort. Nkwichi is a part of the Manda Wilderness Trust and in a sense a project for developing the community both economically and educational. The trust works...

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nkwichilodge, General Manager at Nkwichi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your stay with us at Nkwichi and taking time to visit the community projects. We do hope you will be able to come and visit again and we are grateful that you and your family will treasure your time with us.

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed September 1, 2016

The most friendly staff, wonderful food and a fantastic location. Surfboards and snorkling gear is available. You can kayak to a 2900 year baobab tree and when you get there the lunch will be set up under the tree.The family unit was absolutely fantastic. We were the only guests in the lodge and Leslie the manager was absolutely fantastic. Nkwichi...

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nkwichilodge, General Manager at Nkwichi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming through to Nkwichi and making us part of your holiday. We are very glad we were the highlight of your holiday and do hope you will be able to visit Mozambique and us again, for a longer period this time.

Paris, France
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Nkwichi is located on a very remote and untouched beach of Lake Malawi. You won't see many people as it is quite a journey to reach Cobue The lodge is nice, staff very friendly but lacks maintenance Compared to other lodges I have been in Mozambique or other countries, the value for money is quite low

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nkwichilodge, General Manager at Nkwichi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the feedback we will work on improving and ensure all guests feel they have got a value for their money as that is of very great importance to us.

Edinburgh
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We spent 5 very special days in this beautiful remote lodge on the mozambique side of the lake . The rooms are rustic and beautiful, the location is stunning and the staff wonderful ! There are beautiful spots to eat ( you can choose) , the food is tasty ( and they catered very well for me as a vegetarian)...

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Thank you so much for coming through. We hope you will be able to come through in the near future.

Leics. UK
Reviewed June 21, 2016

5 nights in splendid isolation (almost - just two other guests who were delightful). Not an easy place to get to but if you want peace and quiet and your every need catered for then it's worth the effort. We had 7 nights on safari in Zambia and then came to Nkwichi for R & R - if you're looking...

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nkwichilodge, General Manager at Nkwichi Lodge, responded to this review

Dear N-RoMa Thanks you so much for the beautiful comments and the pictures as well. The team will be delighted to find out they made your journey here worth the while and they will be encouraged to continue the great work. Warm greetings from the Nkwichi Team.

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed June 16, 2016

This lodge and this beach is a class on its own. This looks and feels unreal, so beautiful is the setting. I stayed alone in the lodge and was pampered by the kindest staff you can imagine. Cooking is simply the best in this part of the world, better than anywhere else in Malawi for example. They have the same...

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nkwichilodge, General Manager at Nkwichi Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Stephandreas, Thank you for the wonderful things you have said about our special Nkwichi lodge, our staff always go beyond the expected and very much appreciate such wonderful comments. With the warmest regards, Nkwichi Team

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A hidden hand-built lodge on the dazzling Mozambique shores of Lake 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. ... more   less 

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Address: Lake Niassa, Lichinga, Mozambique
Location: Mozambique > Niassa Province > Lichinga
Hotel Class:4 star — Nkwichi Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Nkwichi Hotel Lichinga
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“double chalet is great for a family or two couples”
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“taking the Ilala Ferry to Likoma Island and getting collected by lodge was recommended”
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