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Mbame house is the Jewel in our estate. Perched on the highest ground offering a truly spectacular view across the mountains of the great rift valley right down to the Shire river. 


It is an ideal venue for small groups as the rooms are fewer but more luxurious. With a swimming pool, baby pool and khonde all offering great views over the canopy of our 500 acre estate Mbame house really does offer a truly spectacular view.


We are  ideally located just 20 minutes outside Blantyre and 1 hour from Majete wildlife reserve. The perfect base to start your Malawian adventure or quiet escape.

The Lodge

Our Lodge is beautifully situated in an acre of gardens with panoramic views of the Shire Valley. 

The Lodge is furnished with three main bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large lounge, dining room, kitchen, a secluded khonde area and a small spare room that can be used as a bedroom for larger groups.

It is the perfect place for a group or team to enjoy quality time together, to relax and to use as a base to get involved in community work in the surrounding area.

Our Lodge is also an excellent venue for conferences, workshops and retreats. However, please book early to avoid disappointment, as we can only offer this service when our Lodge is not in use for residential guests.

The Woodland

The Woodland Cottage is in a beautiful secluded location within our game reserve, and is a short walk from the pool and the main Lodge. Relax in the company of many varied species of birds as well as the resident impala, duiker and nyala who are frequently seen browsing, grazing and relaxing in the surrounding bush land. The cottage is ideal for a peaceful retreat or a team engaging with project work.

The cottage is furnished with five en-suite rooms and a living area complete with tea and coffee making facilities. It is Ideal for individuals as well as groups.

The Bush Hides

We have two Bush Hides. The South Hide is built into the hillside and offers a beautiful secluded hideaway located in our private game reserve, overlooking the Shire Valley. The North Hide is closer to the woodland cottage, pool and Lodge but set back a little deeper in to the reserve.

The hides can each sleep two people with either a double bed or twin bed setup. They both have a peaceful outdoor viewing platform to sit and enjoy the beauty and harmony of rural Malawi.

The Tea House

The Tea House offers a self-contained space for teams and large groups, which can be used as a base for engaging with a wide range of projects and activities.


It comprises of five bedrooms, two bathrooms, a separate toilet, a kitchen, lounge and khonde. It has its own private car park and is set within a large garden, which overlooks the Shire Valley. 

We offer the Tea House on a self-catered to fully catered basis.

We are also able to consider day bookings for conferences and retreats with advanced notice.

Madzulo Village

In 2014 we 'up graded' our campsite into traditional style huts.  5 huts make up Madzulo Village (Sunset Village) sleeping 26 people it is ideal for groups on a budget who would like to experience rural living.

Water is sourced at a water pump, boiled on site.  Little out houses provide composting toilet facilities and bucket showers.

With beautiful trees and outstanding views it is an experience not to be missed

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