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Namizimu Forest Retreat

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Mangochi - Chiponde Road | P.O.Box 12, Mangochi, Malawi
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Mangochi - Chiponde Road P.O.Box 12, Mangochi Malawi See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Reviews (27)
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Reviewed 17 September 2012

Fabulous place if you like nature and want to be in the forest in a special corner of Malawi. Actually I'm not sure I want to advertise Namizimu Forest Retreat on trip advisor as it's major attraction is being tucked away and relatively unknown. I've...More

Thank Elsbeth R
Reviewed 14 September 2012

I spent two nights at Namizumu Forest Retreat with my best friend, and would recommend this place to anyone who wants to think, explore, escape and rest. The location is stunning, and we loved being surrounded by all the wildlife that this part of Malawi...More

Thank Lamees A
Reviewed 13 September 2012

I came to Namizimu for a day trip in July - we spent the day walking around the area on the various trails and sunbathing by the pool - beautiful scenery and so peaceful. Tara and the rest of the staff were so lovely and...More

Thank Elly B
Response from Tara-Namizimu, Owner at Namizimu Forest RetreatResponded 14 September 2012

You were a wonderful first day trip group! It was lovely to see you enjoying our quirky little haven in the woods.

Reviewed 12 September 2012

I first discovered Namizimu about a year ago, and since then I have become a regular guest. This place is a sanctuary of calm - a place where there is always time for forest walks, afternoon naps, long hot baths, reading books on the veranda,...More

Thank ellaivy
Response from Tara-Namizimu, Owner at Namizimu Forest RetreatResponded 14 September 2012

You are such a regular guest that you feel like family! We want it to feel like home and I love how you have made it a second home!

Reviewed 12 September 2012

we spent one night at Namizimu, which included a magical sunset, good dinner and conversation, and a nice hike the next day. Tara is friendly and informal, which makes staying there special, different from other lodges. She also has a good relationship with the village...More

Thank Galia B
Response from Tara-Namizimu, Owner at Namizimu Forest RetreatResponded 14 September 2012

It was good to have you here. Its always nice to meet people who are living near by, your homemade cheese was gorgeous!

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About
Description
A peaceful and private sanctuary, set in untouched mountain woodland, south-east of Lake Malawi, with stunning panoramic views and a natural environment which hosts many unique plant and animal species. A ...More network of well-maintained paths within our owner managed 16 acre estate gives easy access to incredible picnic locations and scenic walks. Individual needs and requirements can be catered to and group/events bookings are also welcome. We are easily reached from Lilongwe or Blantyre. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
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Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$60 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Malawi > Southern Region > Mangochi
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Sitie M
13 March 2015|
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Apologies for my delay in answering your questions; Namizimu Forest Retreat is 20km from Mangochi Boma. Self catering costs US$80/adult/night and the full board option costs US$150/adult/night. There needs to be a minimum... More
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"Nothing specific."
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"Each room is unique so it depends on personal choice. The whole are is quiet, natural and no electricity..."
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"All room are unique and beautiful. Tara has put a lot of love into each of them wonderful! (They don't..."
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"With small children the rooms in the main house are more practical."
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