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Gecko Lounge is the perfect mix of busy beachside atmosphere and relaxed Lake Malawi style. Popular with backpackers and families as well as groups of friends wanting to have a weekend away.

Self Catering Malawi Cottages: Malawi Self Catering Cottages

Learn How to Dive: Visit Cape Maclear

Community Projects: Cape Maclear Community Project; Lake Malawi Community Visit

Friendly staff managed by Paul Kite

Caring for Destination

This accommodation provider has taken action to address one or more issues (whether environmental, social or cultural) which will contribute positively to the long term viability of the destination and hence their site displays a Caring for the destination rating.

Main area of focus in Caring for the Destination:

  • Employment
  • Community projects

Detailed description of the Caring for the Destination Initiative:

Gecko Lounge is committed to employing local staff from Cape Maclear.

Gecko Lounge houses the Chembe water Project which was started by the owner in 2004; it provides clean, safe and free drinking water to the entire Chembe village. Gecko Lounge is also responsible for creating, staffing and maintaining the entire water project.

For more information: http://www.chembeprojects.org

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