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Makokola Retreat
Makokola Retreat
Makokola Retreat

Makokola Retreat: Information from the owner

General information

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Hotel

About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Makokola Retreat, which contains our own observations and views.


Last updated by Owner
30 May 2019
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Facilities at Makokola Retreat

Property facilities
24-hour Security, Bar, Conference Centre, Eco Friendly, Internet Access, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa
Room facilities
Clothes Press, Disabled Rooms, En-Suite, Fan, Fridge, Hair Dryer, Internet, Lounge Area, Safe, Satellite / Cable Television, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television, Verandah
Activities on site
Bird Watching, Boating, Bowls, Canoeing, Fine Dining, Garden Tours, Golf, Jet Skis, Kayaking, Massages, Para Sailing, Sailing, Snorkeling, Squash Court, Tennis Court, Walks, Water Skiing
Nearby activities
Animal Encounters, Beach, Bird Watching, Boat Cruises, Boating, Bowls, Canoeing, Cultural Tours, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, General Sightseeing, Golf, Hiking, Historical Tours, Jet Skis, Kayaking / Paddling, Marine Adventures, Museums, River Cruises, Safaris, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Water Skiing, Windsurfing

Room types at Makokola Retreat

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Beach / Family Rooms

The Makokola has 26 well appointed Beach rooms, 11 family rooms, 13 twin rooms and 2 double rooms. They are furnished in an African contemporary style and are just steps away from the lake.

These rooms have the following features:

• Lakefront location and views
• King size bed with oversize mosquito net
or
• Two single beds with oversize mosquito net
• Malawian cotton, locally embroided bed linen
• Bathroom with separate shower and bathtub, double vanities
• Tea/coffee making facilities
• Fan system
• Private terrace with relaxing sun chairs
• Maximum occupancy 4 people including children in family rooms and 2 people in twin/ double rooms.

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Executive (Chief) Villa

The Makokola Retreat has one Executive Beach Villa, furnished in an African contemporary style and just a breath away from the beach. This 2 bedroom en-suite villa is located at the eastern end of the property and is screened by natural indigenous vegetation to ensure maximum privacy. It is perfect for families or a couple requiring a more intimate space.

The Executive Villa has the following features:

• Master bedroom with king size bed and oversize mosquito net. En-suite bathroom with shower, double vanity and an over sized bathtub.
• Second bedroom with two single beds and oversize mosquito net. En-suite bathroom with shower and single vanity
• Malawian cotton, locally embroided bed linens
• Mini bar and tea/coffee making facilities
• Fan system
• Stylish separate sitting room, inviting and comfortable
• Large beachfront garden with sun beds offering wonderful views of the lake and sunset.
• Maximum occupancy 4 people including children.

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Garden Rooms

The Makokola has 12 Garden rooms, 6 family rooms and 6 twin rooms all walking distance from the Lake. They are furnished in an African contemporary style, surrounded by the tranquility of lush gardens and the relaxing nearby Lake Spa.


The Garden rooms have the following facilities:

• Full garden views
• Two single beds with oversize mosquito net and four bunk beds
• Malawian cotton, locally embroided bed linen
• One bathroom with shower with single vanity
• Tea/coffee making facilities
• Fan system
• Private terrace with relaxing sun chairs
• Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 4 children.

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Lake Villa

The property offers 9 spacious Lake Villas. They are furnished in an African contemporary style nestled in stunning gardens with a full lake view.

Each has the following features:

• Lakefront location and views
• Hand-carved king size bed with oversize mosquito net
• Bathroom with separate shower and bathtub with double vanities
• Comfortable separate sitting area
• Malawian cotton, locally embroided bed linens
• Tea/coffee making facilities
• Fan system
• Private veranda with comfortable sun chairs
• Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children.

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