Travel to Chintheche – Gateway to Lake Malawi
Chintheche offers the complete Lake Malawi experience with hundreds of metres of pristine white sandy beaches, great snorkelling and birdwatching, which makes of it one of the best tourist destinations in Malawi.
A concentration of small lodges, each having its own beach, is found around Chintheche. These are some of the best beaches on the lake. The lodges include the recently upgraded Chintheche Inn, which offers luxury accommodation combined with a safari-like experience of the area; and the charming Makuzi Beach Lodge, with its individually decorated stone chalets. New at Chintheche is The Beach House, built in a colonial style on a wonderful stretch of beach.
Besides the beach and the watersport activities, you can visit the traditional villages and learn about and enjoy rural African culture, traditions and village life.
A site of historical interest is the church remains, with its laterally sided pulpit and banked seating, as well as a number of missionary graves in Bandawe Mission. .
Enjoy water sports, boating and swimming in the lake where you can see beautifully coloured cichlids.
Relax by taking in the views at the lake’s shores or by spending some time in one of the beautiful accommodation options.
- Visit the traditional villages and learn about and enjoy rural African culture, traditions and village life.
- Relax on hundreds of metres of pristine white sandy beaches with great snorkelling and birdwatching.
- Snorkel, boat and swim at the vast Lake Malawi.