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Blue Zebra Island Lodge

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Overview
Lake Malawi National Park, Lake Malawi National Park, Maleri Island Malawi See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews blue zebra lake malawi island lodge boat trip fish lunch and dinner national park few hours no problem beautiful place luxury tents get away great escape stayed longer stayed for nights an hour overlooking the lake
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Blue Zebra for two nights and didn’t want to leave! From the moment we arrived we felt completely relaxed and comfortable. The island is beautiful and the nature trails, bird life and set up make it the ultimate place to wind down....More

Thank Noelle229818
Response from Blue-Zebra-Island, Manager at Blue Zebra Island LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your incredible review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at Blue Zebra and hope you'll be back again soon when you're ready for your next relaxing getaway.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

We came to Blue Zebra Island Lodge to chill and relax following 9 days safaris in neighbouring Zambia and it fitted the bill perfectly. We stayed 6 days in one of the luxury tents which was very spacious and comfortable with a fine view from...More

1  Thank Erika_Trevor
Response from Blue-Zebra-Island, Manager at Blue Zebra Island LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this wonderful review Erika & Trevor! You were such a delight to host. You definitely experienced the island to the fullest, ensuring all trails and activities were covered. Definitely great suggestions which have come up before. Unfortunately we're unable to...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is wonderful vacation location. The accommodations are beautiful, the staff is very helpful and knowledgable and the food was amazing. The chef, Hueston, came to our table after every meal before feedback. His beef steak literally melted in our mouths.

Thank opelgal73
Response from Blue-Zebra-Island, Manager at Blue Zebra Island LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review, and such a lovely one at that! We hope you will make it back someday :)

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent weekend with really good food , fab setting, great staff and well managed. Good value for money - will be even better with some TLC in the chalets - ours was feeling a bit tired. As the token buddha even I loved doing yoga...More

Thank nsmith2018
Response from Blue-Zebra-Island, Manager at Blue Zebra Island LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! You definitely added to the fun and we hope you'll be joining the next retreat :) (dates still tbc). All advice and feedback much appreciated and we have plans for a good...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

An unbelievable experience and one of the most naturally beautiful lodges that I have ever stayed at. Fantastic food, phenomenal service and one of Africa’s best. Thank you Jimmy and all involved - look forward to our next visit!!

1  Thank RinolanM
Response from Blue-Zebra-Island, Manager at Blue Zebra Island LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! Much appreciated and we look forward to your return.

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About
Description
The lodge offers 8 high-standard tented en-suite chalets each overlooking the lake. The island’s coastline is made up of deep and shallow reefs that support a dazzling array of marine life. This More diversity of habitat makes the Marelli Islands home to a wide range of plant and wildlife species. Several kinds of unique and colorful cichlid fish occur exclusively around these islands. The islands are also rich with bird life, with over 300 spices represented. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$200 - US$400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park > Maleri Island
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$200 - US$400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Malawi > Lake Malawi National Park > Maleri Island
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Traveller (128)
Pool & Beach (37)
Room & Suite (35)
Dining (9)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Paulafrench
22 October 2017|
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Response from Blue-Zebra-Island | Property representative |
Hi Paula, we are sorry that we did not see this before your visit. Great that other guests responded. Did you have a good stay and were there any hassles with the boat or did everything make it safely? Thank you!
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ronnieracer2015
7 September 2016|
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Response from Blue-Zebra-Island | Property representative |
Yes, Visa cards can be used. Sorry for the super late reply!
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ronnieracer2015
7 September 2016|
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Response from UkTravellerdotcom | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we paid on a credit card.
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Room Tips
"Luxury tents have best lake views, standard tents are fine, terrace tents are functional"
Erika_Trevor
4 Oct 2018
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"Take one of the executive rooms for incredible views and lots of privacy and space-well worth the upgrade..."
chloemcck
18 Jul 2018
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"The pool is lovely and remember power is only on for a few hours of the day."
uncleglyn
10 Apr 2018
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"Fish Eagle Chalet"
SinaB739
17 Dec 2017
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