Location: Lake Malawi & Likoma Island | Malawi

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

Relax along the tranquil shores of beautiful Lake Malawi at Robin Pope owned Pumulani. Pumulani's stunning hillside setting provides magnificent views over the Lake of Stars, the perfect respite after an exhilarating safari.
Perfect forThe ultimate end to your safari holiday. Pumulani is perfect for couples and families alike.
In the knowDon’t miss out on an early-morning bird walk. The views are spectacular and the guiding is phenomenal too.  Also, beware the cocktail list – WOW!

Recommended for...

  • Beach
  • Honeymoon
  • Romantic
  • Rustic

Hotel Overview


On the peaceful southern shores of Lake Malawi near Monkey Bay, a short 30-minute flight from Lilongwe.

Rooms at Pumulani

Built up the hillside, the ten understated suites incorporate natural materials to stay in keeping with the landscape.  Each has a separate lounge area, huge bathrooms and a private balcony offering understated luxury and sensational views.

Food and Facilities

Delicious breakfasts are served at the top of the resort whilst you plan the day ahead. Enjoy light seafood lunches on the beach, beach barbecues in the evening or dinner gazing down at the spectacular lake.  The lodge has a lovely infinity swimming pool and a central bar perched high above the lake.

Activities at Pumulani

The freshwater lake awaits. Go diving, snorkelling, try your hand at fishing or take a kayak out for a paddle.  In the evening, hop aboard the 12 metre dhow, handcrafted by locals and watch as the sleepy African sun sets.

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