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Makokola Retreat

Welcome to The Makokola Retreat. Brilliantly green gardens reveal spacious beach villas and rooms perched along the shores of Southern Lake Malawi. We provide gracious service in an unmatched experience in Malawi. This showpiece property captures the essence of African design, culture and tradition. While staying with us, fill every moment with a sense of natural connection in our wonderful retreat.

Our 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 decor, with handcrafted furniture, typical artifacts and local fabrics in rich, vivid colors. 

Our rooms are just a few steps from the beach, yet designed with seclusion in mind. On The Makokola Retreat 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. There is fusion of indoor and outdoor spaces where time becomes your own.


Enjoy superbly rewarding leisure time, Spa escapes, golfing, active pursuits from waterskiing 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. 


At the Retreat, our staff not only reflects the warmth of Malawi but they also take pride in serving you in a personalized and friendly manner. During your visit with us, you will have the opportunity to appreciate their genuine kindliness through our various services.

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per person per night sharing


*Prices may vary according to season

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