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The Beachfront, Chembe Village/Cape Maclear, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park Malawi See on map
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Pets Allowed
Free Wifi
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed Malambe Camp so much that we decided to stay for 10 days. Malambe is perfect for budget travellers, you can either pitch up your tent (3000kwacha per night) or stay in a hut. We camped and stayed in our own tent (its also...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I stayed for a week in one of Malambe Camp hub, on the summer of 2015, and it was just the best choice ever! The most friendly staff, the most affordable place in the area and just the place to relax and enjoy what Cape...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We stayed there for a few days with a friend at the end of June and it is right on the beach, we had a private hut which was tiny but comfortable. It was very quiet when we were there as it was during the...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Malambe Camp is the cheapest and best option for Budget travellers who visit cape maclear. Good and well priced food, cosy huts and cheap camping option + the colourful garden and the perfect sunset over the lake scenery make this Lodge my first choice. Only...More

Date of stay: December 2016
1  Thank Manuel P
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Malambe is a fantastic place to stay at Cape Maclear. It is definitely on of the cheaper places, but it is still a lovely place to stay. The staff is friendly and helpful and some even helped us to buy food from the locals without...More

Date of stay: December 2016
1  Thank anke30
Response from malambecamp, Owner at Malambe CampResponded 23 January 2017

Dear Anke30, I am so pleased to hear that you had a lovely stay at Malambe Camp and that our team are very freindly and helpful. On behalf of our team, we wish you safe and happy travels on the rest of your journey through...More

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Cape Maclear's funkiest backpacker lodge, situated on the sandy shores of Lake Malawi Description Malambe (Chichewa for baobab) is situated on the sandy beach of Lake Malawi right in the heart of Cape Maclear and More offers camping, beach hut and dorm accommodation at great prices. We have a cool bar overlooking the lake towards Thumbe Island serving all drinks (ice cold of course) and a restaurant serving breakfast lunch and dinner. For those who wish to self cater - our large spotlessly clean kitchen is fully equipped with all that is needed to cook up a delicious dinner. The village market is a short walk away and has all that you would expect to find in a local market. Watch out for the early morning fisherman as they come in with their catches - a variety of fresh fish which is great for the BBQ. Malambe is also trying to be environmentally friendly and uses solar power for hot water and for some lighting. Other services at Malambe include wifi internet access, laundry, boat trips, village tours and free use of snorkelling equipment. Be warned - those who stay find it very hard to leave! Less
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park > Cape Maclear
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Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park > Cape Maclear
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"Chalet is more recommendable and slightly more expensive than the tent"
27 Jul 2016
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"All huts are hidden by bushes, so no direct view of the sea, but why sit in your hut?"
21 Jul 2016
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"If you can get a hut not facing the bar/ dining area a little bit removed this helps with noise at night."
27 Aug 2015
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"Choose a beach hut vs a dorm as they are so cheap anyway."
06 Jun 2015
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