Mango Drift

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Description

Mango Drift is situated on the west side of Likoma Island, facing Chizimulu Island. We have a long stretch of beach which has our huts and dorm strung out along it, as well as a bar under a huge mango tree and an ablution block at one end with hot showers. Most people upon arriving like to chill out in our bar lounge or on the beach, have a meal from our menu, take a swim in the pool-like water of the lake or even head straight out to explore.

At Mango Drift we have eight chalets, six on the beach and two en-suite chalets looking down onto it as well as an en-suite dorm which can sleep seven guests. If you prefer to camp, just pick a spot anywhere on our expansive beach. All beds are covered with mosquito nets and there is a safe available should you need to lock anything away. Power points are supplied in each room and take a square-pinned, three-prong plug, 220V.

There are beautiful sights to see all around the island, as well as great interaction with the local community. The must-see sight of the island is the landmark, St Peters Cathedral near Mbamba town, over 100 years old and bigger than Winchester. Even if you’re not the cathedral type, it never fails to leave people awestruck.

Up on the north point of the island is a forest reserve, near to some beautiful beaches which makes for a great half-day walk from Mango. Or you can head across the island to Mbamba town and see the small cobbled market where locals get their daily supplies. A good spot to have lunch is the Hunger Clinic at the bottom of the town road, where you can get local fare at really good prices.

For those water babies out there, join our PADI instructors at Likoma Island Divers and dive into the most ecologically diverse fresh water environment in the world.

  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 39
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • View Facilities

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Internet Access
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.
ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
 
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Located on the hillside overlooking the lake, our new En-Suite Chalets are now available. The charming bathrooms have hot water showers and the expansive verandas offer an amazing view across the lake, the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sunsets.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite Beds Twin beds, Double beds Other Balcony/patio Views Garden, Sea
 
En-Suite Chalets
Sleeps 2 Price:
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There are six chalets arranged along the beachfront, facing directly onto Lake Malawi. Each thatched-roof chalet is constructed from a combination of local stone and grass mat with smooth stone floors. Each chalet has a private sun-shaded veranda and all rooms are equipped with mosquito nets, power and plug sockets. Linen and towels are provided and a laundry facility is available. They are facilitated by a beautiful circular hot shower ablution block nearby.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom Beds Single beds, Twin beds, Double beds Other Balcony/patio, No Smoking in Rooms Views Garden, Sea
 
Beach Chalets
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En-Suite Dormitory>X 1
Includes: Room Only
Our comfortable En-suite Dormitory can facilitate up to seven guests comfortably. It has a hot shower, a toilet and a sink area built into the dormitory and has an outside seating-lounge area shaded by mango trees.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom Beds Bunk beds, Single beds Other Balcony/patio, No Smoking in Rooms Views Garden, Sea
 
En-Suite Dormitory
Sleeps 7 Price:
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Camping>X 1
Includes: Room Only
With the location of the lodge directly on the lake-shore, the camping area can be found directly on the beach facing the direction of the sunset. There are no permanent tented facilities, but Mango Drift does have a couple of small two-person tents to rent. The camping area is adjacent to the hot shower ablution facilities, and there is a power charging area for any mobile phones or laptops.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom Views Sea, Garden
 
Camping
Sleeps 10 Price:
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Mango Drift Map

Mango Drift is 168.7km from the centre of Malawi , the nearest airport 335.4km (Mfuwe International Airport).

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