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Welcome to Fat Monkeys, your Cape Maclear “home away from home.” Fat Monkeys aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year. If you are looking for a nearby place to eat, Fat Monkeys is within walking distance of Chikaya Malawian Restaurant (1.8 km), a popular restaurant in the area. Should time allow, Thumbi View Lodge Activities (1.1 km) is a popular attraction that is within walking distance. Fat Monkeys puts the best of Cape Maclear at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.
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Free Parking
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Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park Malawi
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Lilongwe Intl Airport73 mi
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Good food, great place with a feel good vibe. Very relaxed and in the heart of Malawi's Tourist Mecca by the beach. Island trips, fishing, swimming, snorkeling and more can be done from here. Lots of other water sports in the area and some wonderful walk up in to the mountains
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Very friendly, Jeff a great person, tranquil place, nice food. Lots of place to explore, excellent area for camping. Reasonable priced. Beautiful places to visit, and explore. Scuba Diving, boat rides, Fat Monkey is a place to enjoy the lovely food, sun, relax. My family and I,
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We really enjoyed camp site, it’s right on water and beautiful. The bar men is friendly and bar has a great view. The toilets are not great,actually it’s really bad. I avoided them as much as possible. All was fair and good except I got bitten by owners dog while chopping wood.
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This is a comfortable place to stay on the beach. Our ensuite room was spacious with a comfortable double and single bed. Fat Monkeys offers group hostel rooms as well as a sandy space facing the shore for campers. Some caravans occupied the space during our stay, and the people
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All in all the place is wonderful. Spacious and clean rooms, friendly staff and beautiful communal water front areas. When mentioned that our room had some issues (like a broken light...) we were given a new room straight away. The wifi works well, but is not free and the
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"Stock up on cash, no ATM nearby! And you won't want to leave"
"Stay in the dorm rooms. They open right onto the beach. Worth every penny of the absurdly cheap 10 USD."
"Choose the standalone bungalows for more than just a 'room'."
"The dorms looked fine although we stayed on the camp site."
"Just camp under the mango tree and wake to a view of Lake Malawi"
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MalawiLake Malawi National ParkCape Maclear
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27
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