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A gem waiting to be exploited

My first visit to Luapula in a while, came to this breath taking expanse of water, a Great Lake... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2014
Kafula M
Lusaka, Zambia
Love in the sandy beach 🌊

Without any doubt this place is Zambia's best beach. The place is very suitable for romantic... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Reuben M
via mobile
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Samfya, Zambia
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Without any doubt this place is Zambia's best beach. The place is very suitable for romantic getaways, business team building activities as well as family come-togethers, and of course not forgetting reunions. Nice fresh fish too.

Thank Reuben M
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

An amazing sight that blows your mind. The lake is true to its name merges with the sky in an optical illusion that's worth the trip. I will never forget the first time I saw it because I got goosebumps at this truly wonderful sight....More

Thank Chipili C
Reviewed 18 March 2017

this was development for ever in samfya district,please go yourself to see this area . Imagine for the first time to a place like this one which made me o realize the beauty of samfya area. Shore.

Thank Musengedamus
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Camped at Henry Courtyard lodge in Samfya. This was a most disappointing visit. Whilst they claimed to have ablution facilities, there is no running water, facilities have not been cleaned for weeks, if not months. Staff are basically unavailable, braai stands and fire wood unavailable....More

2  Thank Jonathan V
Reviewed 29 September 2016

we visit the famous samfya beach. it is very nice, very enticing. with the new chita lodge and restaurant coming up at the Beach, it will be pleasant place to visit.

Thank Milton S
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Despite being born n bred in Zambia, i have never really visited the northern part of the country until my job required me to. i had heard so much about the beaches in Samfya that i made this a priority visit during my free time....More

3  Thank Kaluba M
Reviewed 6 June 2014

My first encounter with this lake was a few weeks ago, I was awed at its beauty, wild natural and unexploited. It would be a wonderful place for all manner of water sport, it has natural white sandy beaches which is rare for an inland...More

3  Thank Kafula M
Reviewed 1 June 2014

My first visit to Luapula in a while, came to this breath taking expanse of water, a Great Lake with natural sand beaches it would make a perfect destination with some investment......

4  Thank Kafula M
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Mary S
31 March 2018|
Response from Reuben M | Reviewed this property |
There’s public transport, coaches are available at Intercity Bus Terminus in Lusaka to Samfya/Mansa. Please get on one which doesn’t use Pedicle(the road through the DRC - as you may require a DRC visa). Ensure you get on a... More