• A Hidden Treasure!

    Nanchengwa Lodge
  • Get Away

    Lush Gardens Overlooking the Lake
  • Cool off

    Relax at the Pool
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Lush Gardens overlooking an idyllic beach view of Lake Malawi

Nanchengwa is an ideal spot for travellers seeking mid range lakeside accommodation. With good service and clean facilities you would be hard pushed to find a better option on the southern lakeshore. The restaurant has home cooked food & the bar sits between the pool and the pier.

Accommodation & Rates


Beach Houses ($45 pppn bed and breakfast)

The beach houses face onto the lake. Each has 1 double bed upstairs. Downstairs are 2 single beds and a seating area with sofas and a small fridge. Complimentary tea & coffee. There is a discount of $5 pppn for bookings made via the contact form below.


Ensuite Double Rooms ($45 pppn bed and breakfast)

Situated in the main house we have two double rooms and one twin. There is a discount of $5 pppn for bookings made via the contact form below.

*Single occupancy $50 per night.

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Dorms ($17.5 pppn)

Situated in the main house, there are 2 dorms with 4 bunk beds each sharing a large bathroom. There is a discount of $2.5 pppn for bookings made via the contact form below.

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Camping ($6 pppn)

The camping is in well maintained gardens with mature trees. Sharing two shower & toilet blocks you are close to the swimming pool, the bar & the beach.


Restaurant, Bar, Pool & more

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Swimming Pool & More

The new Swimming Pool is an ideal spot to relax and cool off. We accept day visitors and they can have access to the pool for a charge. There are canoes available for rent. We can organise boat trips on request.

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Restaurant & Bar

The restaurant serves home cooked meals which can be eaten in a variety of settings. The bar leads onto the pier and is next to the pool.

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Other Information

Prices for beach houses and ensuite rooms include B&B.
Children under two years old are free and under ten are half price.
Check in at 14:00 and check out at 10:00am.
Late check-out policy: Upon Request

Directions, Transport & Maps

Directions to Nanchengwa Lodge

Nanchengwa Lodge is 2km from the main lakeshore road between Mangochi and Monkey Bay.

The turn-off from the main road is 34 km north of the Puma filling station in Mangochi town. Please ensure that the driver takes note of this if you come from this direction. If you come from the north the turn off to Nanchengwa is 19 km south of the police barrier at the Golomoti Turn-off.

Nanchengwa Lodge is also 4km north of the Sun n Sand turn-off. The sign-post for Nanchengwa itself is written on a surf-board. You can see a picture of it at the top – please look out for that on the road!


Car Transfer

We can book a car transfer to Nanchengwa Lodge for you. Please clicking on this link to make a booking.

Public Transport (minibus)

To get to Nanchengwa by public transport please get a minibus from Mangochi Bus Station. Minibuses run between Mangochi and Monkey Bay

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Connect with us on Social Media

When departing Nanchengwa we hope that you will have had a great time. If so, we'd like to ask if we can share one of your photos to help us via social media. Ask how & co-ordinate with how we do this & we will say thanks with a complimentary drink*.


Hi! Please say hello! It helps us to stay on top of reservations & availability if you write to us through the contact form.
You might not know all your plans just yet. However, the more info you give us below the easier it is for us to assist.
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You can of course contact us by phone also and after completing this form in order to clarify issues. However, we politely request that you contact us first through this form. Then to speak to us you can call Ryan on +265 (0) 888 47 40 79 or Dayni +265 (0) 880 55 1111 or Henry at +265 (0) 999 27 46 96.

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