The Most Beautiful Airbnbs Throughout Malawi

By Leah Freeman-Haskin


Malawi is located in the southeastern part of Africa. The country is best known for its natural beauty, friendly locals, and its stunning freshwater lake, Lake Malawi, which provides relief from the heat of this landlocked nation.

If you are planning a visit, here are a few places to consider throughout the country.

Tree Tops Lakeshore Retreat

For just around $100 per night depending on your travel dates, you and six guests can enjoy this two-bedroom cottage on the shores of Lake Malawi. The retreat is perched high above the tree line providing breathtaking views of the lake and mountains. Sunset cocktails on the deck are an evening must.

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The Beach Cottage

According to Airbnb, The Beach Cottage is a simple, cozy house in the heart of Cape Maclear. The two-bedroom cottage sits directly on the beach and is only a 65-foot walk to the water’s edge. Enjoy a dip in the lake and sunsets from the garden porch. Best of all, this charming home is only around $40 per night.

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Family Cottage on Eden Estates

Located on 40 acres of lush woodlands, this cottage can accommodate up to four guests. The home features well-kempt lawns and pathways dotted with a wide variety of birds and small animals such as wild rabbits and ducks.  Although situated in nature, you will be only five minutes from the city center. Call this quiet retreat home for around $120 per night.

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Madzi Kuwala

If you are planning on bringing the whole crew to Malawi, this home will accommodate up to twelve guests with six bedrooms and four bathrooms. According to Airbnb, Madzi Kuwala is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families (with kids), and a small group of friends, where everyone can kick back, relax and escape city life. This rental is about $250 per night.

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Bamboo Suite

This boutique, luxury guesthouse located in Limbe, within 15 – 20 minutes to Blantyre, Malawi, offers guests “a touch of paradise”. The one-bedroom guesthouse sits on beautiful grounds with a manicured garden. You can enjoy walks around the property, sit on several garden benches, and enjoy a swim in the pool. This home starts around $130 per night.

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