Best beach holidays in Malawi
The clear freshwater of Lake Malawi make it a perfect spot for unforgettable beach holidays in the heart of Africa. Snorkellers and divers come to see the amazing range of colourful 'Rift Valley' cichlid fish; others to relax or enjoy the many watersports.
You'll find lodges which offer water skiing, parasailing, sailing, wakeboarding and various other watersports - whilst most visitors come simply for a relaxing beach holiday after a safari in Africa.
Have a look through these lodges, and don't hesitate to contact us for any further information.
Our top 4 beach resorts & hotels in Malawi
Chintheche Inn|84% (5 reviews)The fairly simple Chintheche Inn has a wooden boat and a speedboat, both of which can be hired for a day or half a day. Trips out to local islands are perfect for snorkeling and swimming as the lake is crystal clear, warm and teeming with brightly-coloured fish. More about Chintheche Inn
Kaya Mawa|92% (12 reviews)The waters of Lake Malawi are implausibly clear, great for diving and especially snorkeling – which you can do straight from the golden beach of Kaya Mawa. This is one of our best spots for a relaxing beach holiday on the lake, and in a surprisingly remote place. More about Kaya Mawa
Makokola Retreat|95% (4 reviews)Makokola Retreat is a great holiday-spot for water-lovers. It offers many water-based activities, from diving and waterskiing, to parasailing and further extraordinary sports. Discover the underwater world of the fresh water lake on a snorkeling trip straight from the beach. More about Makokola Retreat
Pumulani|93% (11 reviews)To make your stay one of your best beach holidays, Pumulani offers a range of activities. Enjoy the sheer feeling of remoteness by the infinity pool, race around the lake on water-skis, or join a stately dhow for sundowners in the middle of the lake – the choice is yours. More about Pumulani