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3-star Mangochi hotel with golf course

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Situated on a lake, this spa hotel is within 20 mi (32 km) of Nkhudzi Bay Beach, Lake Malawi Museum, and Monkey Bay Beach.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a full-service spa, a golf course, and a restaurant. Full breakfast is free. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a poolside bar.

Room Amenities

All 66 rooms provide WiFi, minibars, and coffee makers. Ceiling fans and showers are also available to guests.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: MWK 5000 per day (1-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: MWK 5000 per stay (1-device limit, rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Staffed front desk

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Hotel Names

  • Makokola Retreat Hotel Mangochi
  • Makokola Retreat Hotel
  • Makokola Retreat Mangochi
  • Makokola Retreat
  • The Makokola Retreat Hotel
  • The Makokola Retreat Mangochi
  • The Makokola Retreat Hotel Mangochi

Hotel Amenities

All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at The Makokola Retreat are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Property Features

Some rates at The Makokola Retreat are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

In addition to a full-service spa, The Makokola Retreat features a golf course and outdoor tennis courts. The hotel offers a restaurant. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

Event facilities measuring 2583 square feet (240 square meters) include a conference center. This Mangochi hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and spa services.

The Makokola Retreat is a smoke-free property.

  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Conference space
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Pool sun loungers
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Smoke-free property
  • Swimming pool
  • Conference space size (meters) - 240
  • Spa services on site
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Limited WiFi (surcharge) device count 1
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2583
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 66
  • Wedding services
  • Golf course on site
  • Garden
  • Tennis on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Laundry facilities

Room Amenities

The Makokola Retreat offers 66 accommodations with ceiling fans. This Mangochi hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the in-room coffee/tea makers and minibars. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers.

  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Ceiling fan
  • Shower only
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Limited WiFi (surcharge) device count 1
  • No housekeeping

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Food & Drink

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 9:30 AM.

The Makokola Retreat has a restaurant on site.

Spa Services

The Lake Spa has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, facials, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open select days. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including 2 outdoor tennis courts. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Game viewing nearby
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Game drive nearby
  • Sailing on site
  • Boat tours on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Parasailing on site

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