The Makokola Retreat is built alongside a long, golden beach on the southern shores of Lake Malawi
The Makokola Retreat: Our full report
Close to the town of Mangochi, The Makokola Retreat, previously Club Makokola or 'Club Mak' as it was known, is a thatched resort built beside a 600m-long golden beach on Lake Malawi's southern shores.
It has 56 comfortable rooms, including some suites and family rooms, spread around extensive and beautiful tropical gardens. The furnishings are all locally made and the carvings come from Mua Mission.
The Makokola Retreat is a lively place, offering activities that include sailing, boating and scuba diving on Lake Malawi. It has two separate swimming pools, one with an adjacent bar, as well as facilities for tennis and squash, and a nine-hole golf course scattered with baobabs.
Food & drink
Usual board basis: Full Board
Dining locations: Indoor and Outdoor Dining
Beach holidays: 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.See more ideas for Beach holidays in Malawi
Diving & snorkelling: Excellent freshwater snorkellingSee more ideas for Diving & snorkelling in Malawi
Power supply: Mains Electricity
Health & safety
Malarial protection recommended: Yes
Dangerous animals: Low Risk
Disabled access: On Request