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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

After a two weeks safari tour in Zambia we've stayed for five nights in this great lodge. Beautiful setting, very nice owners and staff, good rooms and good food. A lot of activities to do: kayaking, sailing, snorkling etc. Our children enjoyed a fantastic tubing experience. The sunset on the deck near the bar is fabulous.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We booked our holiday with Imagine Africa. We had never booked a holiday via the internet before but the reason we did this was that the company tailored our holiday in accordance to the number of days, the countries we wanted to visit and the price range. Imagine Africa were so efficient in e-mailing and knowing what type of holiday... More 

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Luanda, Angola
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Danforth is one of those places that you just relax into as soon as you arrive. You feel like you have been there forever and you definitely don't want to leave. We travelled as a family of four (kids 8 and 11) and between us all we swam, sailed, water-skied, dived, tubed, snorkelled, kayaked, trampolined, played table tennis, walked into... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I came to Danforth Yachting for the 3rd time this year and it still has the same effect on me: Woaw! The place is peaceful, the owners and staff are super friendly, the food is delicious, the lake is absoultely breathtaking, watersports made accesible to everyone: snorkling, diving, yachting, sailing, wakeboarding - you name it, rooms are spacious and have... More 

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Truly a peaceful, welcoming, and beautiful place. The owners are extremely generous with their warmth and lodge, as were the staff. The food was phenomenal and creative. As a vegetarian there were consistently excellent vegetarian options. The quality for the price is the best part. With all meals, snacks, tea and non-motorized sports such as kayaks and bikes included, it... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We had a wonderful stay and the owners Michelle & Howard, the manager Eva and in particular the activities team Kate & Dean made it a memorable experience in hospitality! The rooms are generous in size and well kept, the food is plentyful but a bit old fashioned and the vegetarian choices could have a little more variety; the selection... More 

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Blantyre, Malawi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

If you want to enjoy water sports on lake malawi, this is the place. Not only does Danforth carry an extensive range of high quality equipment, the team is ready to help you enjoy it regardless of your level. PADI scuba diving, sailing, speed boat, and the lovely Mufasa. My dive, any early morning hike and a lakeshore paddle were... More 

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We have stayed twice at Danforth Yachting and the quality of the accommodation, activities and general hospitality remains the best you can find along Lake Malawi. We look forward to our next visit later this year the continue with our PADI training!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Really enjoyed my stay at Danforth. Felt like a home away from home. We were welcomed with smiles and shown to our rooms which were spacious and comfortable. Equipped with all the necessary amenities. The views of the lake are breathtaking, especially at sundown and its a small lodging setup so you meet great people, but are able to spend... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

After safaring for a week, we needed to finalize our trip at a nice and calm place. This was perfect! The owners Michelle and Howard were fantastic hostess from the minute we walked in! The bedrooms were excellent (we had a master suite for us and another one with two single beds for the kids)great mattresses and fresh linens. The... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • 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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