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Makuzi Beach Lodge is a true "Retreat to Paradise" Camping is in our lush green gardens, overlooking the lake. We have limited spaces for camping so it is essential to book. Our individual chalets all have lake views and are all en-suite. Our restaurant and bar is a perfect place to enjoy a meal or a sunset cocktail. Our lunch menu is a snack menu and our dinner menu is a set menu with a choose of starters and main meals. Makuzi Beach Lodge is the perfect place to relax on the beach, play in the lake, explore village and mission site or enjoy the spectacular bird life. Makuzi is the perfect place for families and for couples looking for the perfect hideaway.
|Address :||Kapeska turn off Bandawe Chintheche Nkhata Bay District|
|Postal :||Makuzi Beach, Private Bag 12, Chintheche, Malawi|
|Contact 2 :||Brett|
|Cell :||+265 99 928 3980|
|Cell2 :||+265 99 985 2434|
|Email :||Click Here|
|Website :||Click Here|
|Cellphone Reception :||Good|
From Lilongwe, head to Salima. At the big permanent police road block just before Salima, turn left onto the M5 lakeshore road. If you have come from Blantyre/Dedza/Balaka side, you will turn left off that road and head up towards the police road block then turn right onto the M5. Follow this road for approximately 280km, passing through Nkhotakota, Dwangwa and Kande. Approximately 7km after Kande, you will see a large Makuzi sign on the left hand side of the road, and a Bandawe Mission sign on the right next to a dirt road. Turn right down this dirt road and travel approximately 3.5km to Makuzi Beach. No 4x4 required. >From the north, pass through Mzuzu and travel on the only road south towards Nkhata Bay. At the permanent police roadblock at a T-Junction, turn right onto the M5 lakeshore road. Travel approximately 50km passing through small towns and eventually Chintheche. Approximately 13km after Chintheche town, you will go over the Kapeska Bridge and the Makuzi turnoff to the left is almost 500m beyond the bridge.
|Rates Quoted :||Per Person|
|Base Currency :||USD|
|Minimum Rate :||10.00|
|Maximum Rate :||10.00|
|Updated for :||2017/18|
|Comments :||Children Under 12 yrs USD5pp. (Rates for 2017/8)|
|Payment Methods Accepted :||Cash, Credit Card, Cheque, Travellers Cheque, Electronic Funds Transfer, Foreign Currency|
|Types of Foreign Currency Accepted :||USD, ZAR, GBP, Euros|
|Accommodation (Standard, Family and Superior Chalets ), Camping, Child Friendly, Restaurant (A'la Carte and Set Menu ), Restrooms, Internet, Wireless Networking, Landing Strip Nearby, Spa, Art gallery, Museum, Wedding Facilities, Wine Sales|
|Number of Sites :||4|
|Facilities :||Laundry, Power Points, Shaded Sites|
|Shower Facilities :||Hot and Cold Showers|
|Use of Lodge Facilities :||Yes|
|Fishing, Snorkelling, Sea_Kayaking, Boat Trips|
|More Activities:||Cultural Village Tours|
|Notes on Activities:||(Some activities may be offered nearby).|
|Closest Town :||Lilongwe|
Booking not normally required for camping as no overlanders come to Makuzi so the site is normally quiet. (Jul-14).
Main cellular networks here are Airtel, TNM. (Jul-14).
Reported to us by a trusted traveller to be a great venue with good food. (May-12).
Also reported that the ablutions are old but cleaned daily, and the bar and restaurant was enjoyable. (Jan-13).
Enjoy swimming in the lake! Take your own wood or charcoal along as the fire wood found in the area is not good for braai.
“An excellent venue, good food and great setting! Wish I could be there now....” - Deon Kotze, 2012/05/21
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