Tessa Robinson

Malawi Travel Expert

Far from the madding crowds and home to the warmest welcome you could ever hope to receive; Malawi may not be on everyone’s radar – but that’s exactly why we love it. Whether you’re looking to bask on the picturesque beaches of Lake Malawi, head out on game drives through wildlife-rich national parks or wander the mountainous grasslands; a luxury vacation in Malawi is full of ceaseless wonder.

Tessa Robinson

Malawi Travel Expert

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Malawi Highlights

Sun dappled islands, rolling grasslands, traditional villages and the warmest welcome you could ever hope to receive – Malawi is the place to escape the crowds.

More about Malawi

MORE ABOUT MALAWI

Touched by red light, the verdant fans of baobab trees give way to a view of the great brown mountains of Mulanje. By morning, the inky shapes of these mountains change color again, under the blurred orange of the gigantic sun - rising over Lake Malawi, crossed by gigantic loaf-shaped ferries that cross the water daily. Malawi is sub-Saharan Africa through and through, offering Big Five game experiences and a truly laid back culture, all of it lit by the country’s startling palette of colors.

Private animal tours in Malawi

A TOUR OF MAJESTIC MALAWI

With so much to see and do, majestic Malawi is best experienced through the eyes of an expert guide who can craft a private tour that takes in wildlife-rich grasslands, dotted with lush almond trees, or the sandy shores of Lake Malawi. On entering Majete National Park, you’ll experience the awe and wonder of the Great Rift Valley itself - a total sanctuary for wildlife, where you’ll spend days heading out on game drives and boat safaris.

Best hotels in Malawi

LUXURY LODGES IN THE GREAT RIFT

The luxury lodges and resorts of Malawi combine effortless comfort with startling, panoramic views of the country’s unbearably beautiful landscapes. Forget walls and windows; these idyllic homes-away-from-home open out directly onto the Great Rift Valley, the heart of the kingdom of nature.

Honeymoons in Malawi

A MIRACULOUS HONEYMOON IN MALAWI

Because the best luxury honeymoons are romantic, tranquil, and rejuvenating, there’s no better place than the pristine shores of lushious Lake Malawi. A landlocked country, its seemingly endless shoreline is the country’s water-side hub - with private islands, hidden beaches, and romantic meals under the stars, it is a paradise you won’t easily forget.

Malawi Highlights

Sun dappled islands, rolling grasslands, traditional villages and the warmest welcome you could ever hope to receive – Malawi is the place to escape the crowds.

Where to stay in Malawi

WHERE TO STAY

Kissed by the hazy orange blot of the morning’s light, the grasslands and inky mountains of Malawi fill with color - until it becomes almost too full and beautiful to look at. Thankfully, you’ll be lapping up some of the world’s most gracious comforts - whether pooled at the beach or searching for the Big Five from your personal veranda.

Best hotels on the beach in Malawi

ON THE BEACH

Secluded Likomo Island is a small and gentle pearl settled into the beautiful waters of Lake Malawi. Its twelve private, luxury villas enjoy their own beachside solitude and access to - arguably - some of the most languid and lovely waters in the world. Enjoy.

Best hotels in Malawi

ON THE LAGOON

This luxury lodge is set on the banks of a tranquil lagoon in the beating heart of Liwonde National Park. Mvuu Lodge - surrounded by deep, rich vegetation and cawing, calling wildlife - is a genuine haven for nature-lovers. Because it translates as ‘Hippo Lodge,’ it’s not a hard guess to imagine what the star guest is.

Stay in Malawi's National Park

IN THE NATIONAL PARK

For the best game viewing in Malawi, Majete National Park is your port of call. Mkulumadzi is a luxury safari lodge which sets the bar incredibly high, with cozy bush chalets perched on the banks of the winding Shire River. There’s even an infinity pool.

  • Population Population 15,900,000
  • Capital Capital Lilongwe
  • Language Language English and Chichewa
  • Currency Currency Malawi Kwacha
  • Time Difference Time Difference +1 GMT | +6 ET
  • Expert Tip Expert Tip

    For something a bit more secluded, head to the Zomba Plateau, an oasis of beauty and calm with cooloer temperatures, rare species and breathtaking views

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