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All reviewssunset cruiseinfinity poollake malawioverlooking the lakefirst classthe managersfishliving roomgreat foodan amazing placegreat funscuba divingservice was excellentbeach barlovely lodgecomplete privacyrelaxing break
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Pumulani is an exquisite place. Everything is perfect. There are only a few villas, and you get a real feel of exclusiveness. Obviously the view above the lake is the strongest point here; but it is not all. The rooms are large and bright, with...More

Thank CPC1PCP1
Response from GabriellaRPS, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 2 May 2018

Dear CPC1PCP1, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your kind review of Pumulani. We are very pleased with the design and ambience of our villas, so I'm really glad you appreciated yours and the spectacular view on offer! I will be...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place! The food, service, Villa's and staff have been amazing. Pumulani is a gem of a resort and a must for every tourist visiting the lake. Thank you Natasha and Charl and all the other Pumulani staff for making our Easter holiday...More

Thank J L
Response from GabriellaRPS, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 20 April 2018

Dear J L, I'm so happy to hear that you had such a lovely time at Pumulani and enjoyed the food and your villa, thank you very much for taking the time to share your kind words. I will be sure to pass on your...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

This is a very lovely lakeside resort in the woods. The chalets are just awesome - each room or suite has its own personality so you will hardly find identical rooms. I lodged there in November 2016 and I am only holding one star back...More

Thank Ritz2013
Response from GabriellaRPS, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 20 April 2018

Dear Ritz2013. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review and recommendation of Pumulani. I'm very pleased to hear that you had such a nice time and enjoyed you villa and food. It's lovely that you got a chance...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018

A fabulous experience with service second to none and a very child-friendly environment (ages 4 to 8). Delicious meals served in very atmospheric surroundings. We absolutely loved our two snorkelling trips and we got to see fish of every colour in the rainbow. This is...More

1  Thank Michael F
Response from GabriellaRPS, Marketing at PumulaniResponded 20 April 2018

Dear Michael F, Thank you very much for your lovely review of Pumulani, it is greatly appreciated. I'm very glad to hear that you and your family had such a nice time with us on Lake Malawi and appreciated the meals and service offered by...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Pumulani is at best a 3* lodge - i have given jt one star for the beautiful rooms that are spacious, air conditioned with great bed BUT THAT IS IT - everything else is totally mediocre and forgettable! There were several things that were really...More

3  Thank Karen M
Response from GabriellaRPS, Manager at PumulaniResponded 26 April 2018

Dear Karen M, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback of Pumulani with us. I am so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us, it really is a shame although I am glad to hear...More

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No September. No flying ants. Water warm. Especially in the bath with a view of the lake.
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"INCREDIBLE views from all the rooms...fit for a King! Aircon and fans to keep you cool."
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"Ask for the honeymoon chalet at the top that faces the lake"
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"Can avoid a lot of stairs if you stay at Villa #5"
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