• Kitchen staff to assist with cleaning

  • Cleaning staff

  • Grounds staff

  • Bedroom and bathroom linen provided 

  • Bathroom amenities

  • Fridges and freezer

  • Use of cooking equipment, crockery, cutlery, glasses, table linen

  • Filtered drinking water and ice

  • Use of kayaks and life jackets

  • Badminton and boules

  • Generator in the main areas for back up power



  • Food and drinks

  • Personal laundry

  • Staff tips and gratuities

  • Wi-Fi


  • Food and drinks including tea, coffee, milk, sugar, sauces, jams, spices, snacks, etc.

  • Mosquito repellent, insect spray

  • Sunblock, hats, swimwear, beachwear, flip flops

  • Beach towels

  • Toiletries

  • Charcoal/firewood for braai

  • Cash for tips and extras. There is no ATM in Chintheche.


Makuzi has always been involved in the community and will continue with its projects. If anyone wishing to be involved in any way, teaching at the local school, donating school goods, helping at a feeding program, or planting a few trees, please let us know.


Makuzi likes to involve the surrounding villages, so these activities are provided by the community and paid directly to the community.

Boat hire to Mpandi Kucha Island for snorkeling, fishing, and to see the Fish Eagles

8 people max

US $50 boat for max 2 hours

Village walk takes you to the Church (David Livingstone’s 2nd site), the mission graves, in the village, and the community Chikumbuso Museum.

US $10 per person

Makuzi has a yoga room and Lara offers yoga classes.

US $15 per class (min 2 people): 1 and 1/2 hour

Makuzi has abundant bird life and is any bird lover's dream location.

Kande Horse is situated 15 km down the road and offers morning and evening horseback rides to the beach and through the forest. 

Contact Kande Horse directly. 

Aquanuts is based in Nkhata Bay for scuba diving.

Contact Aquanuts directly for more information.

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