Staying at Makokola Retreat

Makokola Retreat offers a variety of rooms and suites to suite the needs of every guest.

Tastefully furnished and decorated rooms and villas combine to form this Malawi accommodation. The hand-built villas are made with locally sourced wooden beams and adorned with traditional arts and crafts. Set in seclusion, each private villa and room has easy access to the nearby beach.

Chiefs Beach Villa

A contemporary African hideout, this beach villa in Malawi enjoys a location close to the beach. Set in indigenous vegetation and boasting maximum privacy, this 2-bedroom en-suite villa has a king-size bed and two single beds prepared in locally embroided Malawian linen.

The villa has a sitting room, tea and coffee making facilities, a mini bar, and a private beachfront garden where afternoons can be spent lounging on the sun beds and staring into an horizon adorned by a beautiful African sunset.

Lake Villa

The Makokola Retreat has 9 spacious Lake Villas, each submerged in the well-maintained gardens boasting views of Lake Malawi. The lakefront villas each have a king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom with a shower and bathtub.

Accommodating 2 adults in each villa, each one also has a sitting area with tea and coffee making facilities. The villas are decorated in traditional African design and have a private veranda ideal for peaceful afternoons in the sun.

Beach Room

Each of the 26 lakeside rooms can accommodate 4 guests - either 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Of the 26 rooms, 11 are family rooms, 13 are twin rooms and 2 are double rooms.

Beds are dressed in Malawian cotton and each room has an en-suite bathroom with a shower and bathtub. There is a private terrace with sun chairs just outside each room.

Family Room

Guests travelling with children would be best accommodated in one of the 12 Family Rooms, consisting of 6 family rooms and 6 twin rooms. Each room sleeps 2 adults and 4 children in bunk beds. The bathroom has a shower and the private terrace has sun chairs, ideal for outdoor relaxation with full garden views.


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