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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Danforth is run by Michelle and Howard. They combine to form an efficient team that makes Danforth smoothly and effortlessly. The food is delicious with a number of breakfast choices , two choices for lunch and three for dinner. The accent is on fresh well cooked food. Plenty of vegetables and salad. The rooms are spotless, large and have very... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

We visited Danforth Yachting for 4 spectacular days in July. I could not give a place a higher recommendation, the rooms were extremely well appointed, extremely clean, and very comfortable. The lodge is well equipped with all the water sports equipment and everything is kept in immaculate condition. My 3 boys had the most incredible time, they learned how to... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Started our holiday in Southern Malawi here. My husband had been working further north and I flew out to join him. It was an ideal place to recover from the journey/work. My luggage did not catch up with me for 5 days and my visit could have been a disaster but the day was saved by Michelle who loaned me... More 

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Parwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Our six days at Danforth were a wonderfully relaxing and happy way to wind down after an action packed African trip which has been truly memorable for us both. The whole has been a fantastic nostalgic trip down memory lane for me, such a privilege finally being able to share together some of my childhood favourite places and experiences. Ending... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The worst part of our time at Danforth Yachting was the moment we had to leave. Howard and his team made every part of our stay a memorable occasion. Fantastic food, great diving, peaceful sailing and lots of good laughs. A special thanks to Maria for turning us into PADI Advanced Divers! Can't wait to go back!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We stayed at Danforth last year and we just had to come back. Danforth has everything, fantastic water sport (went sailing every day), cycling, walking and walked to the local village where you saw real local life. A really safe place to visit and the countryside is stunning and Lake Malawi is breathtaking. The food was out of this world... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We had 2 nights on board Musafa and 1 night at the lodge. Delicious food, luxury bed linen, fabulous pillows and excellent customer service. One of our party had a special birthday whilst we were there. Howard, Michelle and the team went the extra mile to make it a truly memorable experience. Thank you. We will come back to Danforth.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Having visited Lake Malawi before and knowing how highly rated Danforth yachting is amongst guests I had high expectations but these were exceeded. The experience we had sailing for 3 days with Howard's brilliant team on Mufasa was magical. It was then topped by Michelle and the team providing an amazing celebration breakfast for my special birthday. Go - you... More 

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East London, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We spent a week in April 2015 and from the very warm welcome with cocktails in the pool to the sunset cruise on the catamaran Mufasa, we were pampered and nothing was ever too much trouble. The food was amazing - beautifully presented and a good variety every day. We felt like family there, and enjoyed the pre-dinner drinks and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I found myself lucky enough to have the weekend off during a recent work trip to Lilongwe, before flying out i’d stumbled across a review of Danforth on a blog written some years ago and am very glad I did. From the outset Michelle, Howard and their dedicated team were absolutely fantastic, my friends and I had some funny arrangements... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Danforth Yachting, situated on the beach at Cape Maclear bordering the Lake Malawi National Park, offers superb lakeside accommodation. Danforth is both a luxury lodge and a Malawi yacht charter company. The Lodge has eight spacious, en-suite rooms, tastefully decorated in cool, nautical colours and all opening onto a large patio. All rooms have spectacular lake views. Swimming pool, watersports, scuba diving and sailing. Double, twin and family en-suite, air conditioned rooms. Great hosting. Excellent meals. Full board. Bar with DSTV. The live-aboard catamaran yacht Mufasa, a 10 berth luxury yacht, is available for crewed yacht charters to the far corners of Lake Malawi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Danforth Yachting

Address: Cape Maclear Road | Stand CM10, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi
Location: Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park > Cape Maclear
Price Range: $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Danforth Yachting Malawi/Cape Maclear
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