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    Mumbo Island

    Malawi, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park 48, Malawi
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    2017/12/03 2017/12/04
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    Traveller (233)
    Room & Suite (61)
    Pool & Beach (30)
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good13%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    “bucket shower” (15 reviews)
    “kayak africa” (15 reviews)
    “biscuits” (10 reviews)
    Breakfast included
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
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    1 - 5 of 129 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I can't recommend enough. Despite having zero electric (the beers were Ice cold) it was amazing. In fact the zero electric was part of the charm. The staff took care of everything, including silently leaving fresh coffee and biscuits outside the tent just before sunrise....More

    1  Thank Cherrypoppie
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    What an amazing place! You cannot ask for better service. Great food, very competent and friendly staff. The snorkeling is spectacular and the sunsets are surreal. We stayed in the family tents and the early morning coffee and rusks were such a wonderful touch. Mumbo...More

    1  Thank J L
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed 4 full days at Mumbo in October and enjoyed our stay a lot. The island, the lodge and the individual rooms are really beautiful - each room has a stunning view out to the lake. We were slightly unlucky with the weather having...More

    1  Thank sarah p
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This facility is absolutely amazing. The location, the staff and the environment is a 10+. We will definitely return to visit with Edward and all the other staff. Lake Malawi is so beautiful and waking to see the water every morning was so peaceful.

    1  Thank opelgal73
    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    Mumbo Island Camp is an out and out eco resort. Sort of place with no generator, nothing but solar power. And toilets without water flush, you use a shovel full of sawdust after each use. There are 7 tents with shaded decks, hammock, hot bucket...More

    Thank moraira
    Response from Clive-KayakAfrica, Owner at Mumbo IslandResponded 6 October 2017

    Hi, we appreciate the feedback because this is what helps us do it better. We acknowledge that the natural beauty of Mumbo Island sets the bar very high for us, and our quest is to overlay this natural beauty with service of the same standard....More

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$19 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • Malawi >
    • Lake Malawi National Park >
    • Cape Maclear
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    Traveller (233)
    Room & Suite (61)
    Pool & Beach (30)
    Dining (13)
    Hotel & Grounds (133)
    Bathroom (10)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby Attractions
    Kuti Wildlife Reserve
    45 reviews
    47.56 km away
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    27 June 2017|
    Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
    Hi Please email our booking office for all rates, bookings and helpful travel advice. Contact details on our website: Kayak Africa. Enjoy your stay!
    Amanda C
    8 August 2016|
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    Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
    Hi Amanda I'm afraid TripAdvisor does not allow me to give our contact details here, but find them on Kayak Africa's website. Our booking ladies should get back to you within a day with prices and any information you... More
    Philip P
    14 June 2016|
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    Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
    Hi Phillip It depends when in January you will be travelling. We actually close the fully-catered option on Mumbo halfway through January as it really can rain! Early January is fine though - up until about the 10th. Mumbo... More
    Room Tips
    "Family tents are spacious and the couple chalets all have a great view - Chalet 5 is apparently the most..."
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    "3 has great views and is most sheltered from wind"
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    "All rooms are amazing...."
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    "The second lodge facing Thumbe Island is built on its own rock and offers stunning views."
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