Surrounded by 7,000 hectares of private concession, Mkulumadzi enjoys an idyllic location at the confluence of two rivers shaded by giant leadwood trees. It is the perfect combination of splendid isolation and first-class facilities.
FoodBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Location:Located in the south of Malawi, Majete is an area of 70.000 hectares, part of Africa's Great Rift Valley. The reserve is made up of mature miombo woodlands and granite topped hills that contrast with picturesque river valleys and lush riverine forest. For connoisseurs of wildlife many exciting encounters lie in store, with the chance to view many species including black rhino, leopard, lion, elephant, buffalo, eland, kudu, sable, suni, klipspringer, Lichtenstein's hartebeest and zebra. The lodge has eight superb chalets, each with spacious living quarters and private viewing deck. Guests can swim in the pool, dine under the stars, enjoy river cruises, game drives and walking safaris.
Accommodation:Guests arrive by a footbridge suspended over the Mkulumadzi River to discover a friendly welcome and many home comforts. The lodge has a restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining, a lounge and terrace, a bar and shop, swimming pool, viewing deck and a lapa for evening campfires. The perfect combination of luxury and isolation, Mkulumadzi boasts eight superb chalets set on the banks of the Shire River, shaded by giant leadwood trees and wild mangos. Each chalet has a spacious bedroom and lounge, ensuite bathroom, outdoor shower and private viewing deck where guests can sit back and marvel at the sights and sounds of the river. The bush chalets are luxurious and spacious with contemporary furnishings, some crafted from locally-sourced materials. They are flooded with natural light, giving you the sense of being in the forest without compromising your comfort and privacy. Each chalet has a sloping vegetated roof planted with indigenous species such as succulents, aloes, shrubs and grasses. This minimises their impact on the environment and keeps them cool in the hot season.
Families:Mkulumadzi is the ideal destination for your family holiday, having no age restriction and plenty of family friendly activities on offer. The Lodge offers daily activities that the whole family can participate in - game drives, nature walks, boating safaris on the Shire River, picnic lunches and trips in to the surrounding communities to experience what life in Malawi is all about. The large rock-edged swimming pool is a great spot for children to spend a few hours playing and cooling off in the heat of the day. Special services:
- special meal times and age appropriate meal choices.
- private double en-suite family unit with large deck overlooking the Shire River
- provide a nanny to sit with your children during the day or in the evening