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The Makokola Retreat

Lake Malawi, Malawi

Makokola Retreat is nestled along the sandy beaches of the beautiful Lake Malawi. Brilliantly green gardens reveal spacious beach villas and rooms perched along the shores. This showpiece property captures the essence of African design, culture and tradition. The hand built villas blend ethno chic with all that is traditional in Malawi. All the comforts you would expect during your getaway are here, accentuated by locally sourced wooden beams and traditional artwork beneath a thatched roof. The Malawian theme is carried through the décor, with handcrafted furniture, typical artifacts and local fabrics in rich, vivid colors. The rooms are just a few steps from the beach, yet designed with seclusion in mind. On grounds, pathways lead you to accommodations nestled in the midst of magical natural gardens. It is haven of rest and relaxation, where you can feel at one with the environment.

Enjoy superbly rewarding leisure time … Spa escapes, golfing, active pursuits from water-skiing to sailing, walking to a local village or reading a book – whether your vacation dream is action packed or absolutely relaxed, The Makokola Retreat includes temptations for any interest, all year-round. The retreat features the Lake Spa, a restaurant with a diverse and delicious menu, large cruiser boat for lake excursions and the Mlambe Golf Club where indigenous flora and colorful birds create a unique experience.