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Norman Carr Cottage

Sample Price: $155
Price Basis: pppn, fb
No. of Rooms: 7
Type: Lodge

Norman Carr Cottage

Awaken to the call of the African Fish Eagle for another glorious day at the charming Norman Carr Cottage situated alongside the sandy beaches on the southern shores of Lake Malawi – Once home to the legend Norman Carr, who was famed for his walking safaris in Zambia, this idyllic and romantic retreat was built by him in the early 1970’s.

This unique lodge nestles under a canopy of large indigenous trees and lush fauna and flora. The cottage, renowned for it’s cuisine, offers fully catered home cooked meals which are enjoyed in the open beach dining area overlooking the sparkling waters of Lake Malawi. Rooms have spacious en suite bathrooms, signature open air showers, king size beds and coffee/tea making facilities. Camping is also available for $10 per night.

Activities include water skiing, canoeing as well as a morning snorkelling trip and feeding of the fish eagles from the cottage’s launch, the “Bonnie Alfie”. An evening cruise with a chilled glass of wine to watch the magical sun set over the lake marks the end of another enchanted Warm Heart of Africa Day!

Norman Carr Cottage also has another lodge of the opposite side of the lake – Normal Carr Chikulu.

Norman Carr Chikulu Eco Lodge is situated between the town of Mangochi at the southern end of the lake and the settlement of Makanjila, 98 kms north. Its located on the only part of the eastern shore of Lake Malawi that’s actually part of Malawi. Being the only lodge on the south eastern shore of Lake Malawi its location is much more remote and far less settled than the western shores. As of August 2022 the lodge is temporarily closed for refurbishment but aims to re-open by the end of the year. More information on Norman Carr Chikulu can be found on their dedicated site by clicking here.



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