Mayoka Village

Nkhata Bay, Malawi | Hotel
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Journey to Malawi

A travel blog entry by catrin14 on Mar 18, 2014

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We started our journey to Malawi with a flight down to Mbeya, Southern Tanzania. We had originally planned to bus it down to Mbeya but with the flight only costing £40 and taking 10 hours less we went with the comfortable option. We landed in mbeya at about 7.30 and got a free shuttle bus to the bus station. From here we got on a two and a …

Lake Malawi and Scuba Diving

A travel blog entry by trish_and_kevin on Jul 11, 2006

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On arrival in Dar es Salaam, capital city of Tanzania, we headed for a hostel trudging along in the downpours of rain, which had been falling since we left Zanzibar. Our plan was to spend a couple of days exploring Dar and then take an overnight train to Mbeya and from there catch a bus to the Malawi border. We spent the afternoon 'drying off' and …

Malawi - Nkhata Bay

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Nov 20, 2013

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Day 1: November 20, 2013

That day we decided to move on a little bit and proceed to the most famous bay at the Lake Malawi - Nkhata Bay. Although it may sound easy because the distance between Chitimba and Nkhata Bay isn't so big, it took us almost 8 hours to get there. It's obvious that the Malawian infrastructure isn't the best and …

The Lake

A travel blog entry by daveandmarit on Feb 10, 2010

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So we finally left Tanzania and headed to the lake via Mzuzu. The lake is stunning and it was often hard to think it was actually a lake rather than the ocean. Mayoke village was a beautiful spot next to the lake (although there wasn't really a beach) and was a great place to spend a few days.

The staff and owners of the place were really …

Mbeya to Nkhata Bay

Day 69

We got away early as it was border crossing time, it had been 18 days in Tanzania, by far the longest in any country. The border was easy fortunately and we crossed into Malawi without much hassle or having to make any payments at all. The journey continued south and Corrie started spluttering. The previous day a few splutters h...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsMayoka Village Nkhata Bay

    Reviewed by thealfers

    Best Place Ever

    Reviewed Oct 16, 2012
    by (5 reviews) , South Africa Flag of South Africa

    This was probably one of the best experiences I have ever had at a hostel. Firstly, the actual placeis gorgeous - built on a rocky outcrop on Lake Malawi with magnificent views. The accomodation itself is fabulous, the bathrooms are stunning and clean and the eco-toilet is unique. It was so well maintained that it didn't smell or present any kind of problems at all. The showers are huge and look out over the lake. The whole atmosphere is fun and lively, with different food specials and activities taking place every day. we met some wonderful people on our trip there, and we were just facilitated in having as much fun as possible. Gary, the South African owner, found out we were from Johannesburg and instantly upgraded us from camping to a stunning double room with Lake view - for the same price as camping. All in all, a fabulous experience and I can't wait to go back.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by farnie10

    Great Spot

    Reviewed Aug 31, 2011
    by (19 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    In another life, Mayoka Village could very easily have been a hippy commune. The thatched huts cling precariously to the side of a steep mountain and everyone seemed to know everyone else. The staff were extremely friendly and a litter of puppies was running wild biting every foot in sight. There was a notice board packed with activities, and free tea was offered at 4pm every afternoon. It was the perfect place to drop anchor for a few days.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Mayoka Village Nkhata Bay

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