Set amongst beautiful gardens, Kumbali Country lodge is a perfect way to experience Lilongwe before flying to or from the international airport (30-minute drive away). The elegantly decorated main living area gives Kumbali an air of grandeur and it is the perfect place to unwind, have a sundowner and relax. The majestic, newly renovated lodge centre offers a varied menu of excellent cuisine. Guests can eat outside, upstairs on the veranda, and enjoy the wonderful vistas.
Fresh vegetables are grown on the farm and the lodge offers a small selection of its own dairy products. The dining room is open seven days a week for a hearty breakfast, lunch and dinner. A selection of wines and other beverages is available to complement the delicious menu. By arrangement, residents may invite guests to join them for meals.
For conferences or functions, the beautiful Kumbali Conference Centre is a multi-level facility with all the right ingredients for a successful event. A full catering service is available and audio visual equipment can be hired. Dinner parties up to 80 and cocktail parties up to 120 people may also be organised.
Guy and Maureen are your enthusiastic hosts. They have lovingly built Kumbali and see the managing of the lodge as a family affair. Be ready for many stories and tales of their time in Malawi.
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:
Kumbali Cultural Village
Detailed description of the Caring for the Destination Initiative:
Kumbali Cultural Village has been set up by Kumbali Country Lodge to provide an education centre for visitors. The Village also provides local community members with a space to sell their crafts and teach their traditional skills, weaving, pot making, to visitors. It is an excellent example of an ecotourism initiative.