Malawi Likoma Island

Mango Drift Lodge

Incredible Place

A beach getaway surrounded by crystalline waters

Inspiring People

We hope our guests leave Mango with the belief that they too can make a difference

Impactful Planet

A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE SINCE 1984

Incredible Place

Hostel / Hybrid (Shared Room & Private Rooms) Lodge Beach Village

A beach getaway surrounded by crystalline waters

Learn to play traditional Bao game and participate in Dugout Canoe challenges.

Relax & Play
  • Garden
  • Lounge Area
  • Spa Area
Eat & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Shop & Services
  • Baggage Storage
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bike Rentals
  • Games
  • Linens
  • Power Outlets
  • Public Transport Nearby

Philosophy

Incredible staff who take care of our guests. Variety of accommodation choices from Camping, Teepees to en-suite rooms. An array of activities available from the lodge, water sports, island tours, cultural tours, bird watching…

Mission & Vision

We are a beach lodge for families, backpackers, students, divers, adrenaline seekers, people looking to relax, and many more …

Discover the beauty of this island surrounded by crystalline waters, an impressive variety of colorful fish, wide sandy beaches held together by a peaceful and smiling population. 

Hike around century-old baobabs, in the hills or visit the Saint Peter’s Cathedral in the lively local town. Swim, Paddle, Snorkel, Scuba Dive, Sail, Birdwatch or just have a fresh mango juice on the beach and relax.

There is something for everybody at Mango Drift!

 

Inspiring People

Good for Families Good for Groups Active / Outdoors Slow / Simple

We hope our guests leave Mango with the belief that they too can make a difference

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Jamie Middleditch, Samantha Holdsworth

Altered Host Member

Host since ...

2024

We speak ...

Dutch, English, German

We have lived in...

Germany, Malawi, Mozambique, Netherlands, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, United Kingdom

Guests, ask us about...

We are all about conservation and community on the island and would hope that our guests leave Mango with the belief that they too can make a difference.

 

Impactful Planet

Arts & Culture Education Environment & Climate Food & Drink

We are all about conservation and community

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Likoma Reforestation Project – planting over 20,000 trees per year. Support community projects such as Katundu Workshop who recycle our glass and tin items into magnificent chandeliers. https://katundu-likoma.myshopify.com/

 

Learn & Do
  • Active & Outdoors
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Badminton
  • Billiard
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Food & Drink
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling
  • Unique & Obscure
  • Walking Tours
  • Yoga classes
See & Visit
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Cultural Landmarks
  • Cycling Tours
  • Food & Drink
  • Historic & Religious Sites
  • Markets & Shopping
  • Sailing Tours
  • Unique & Obscure
  • Volunteering & Activism
  • Walking Tours
Give & Help
  • Arts & Culture
  • Education
  • Environment & Climate
  • Food & Drink

Our Location

A beach lodge on the beautiful UNESCO Heritage Site of Likoma Island, Malawi

Address

Likoma Island, Malawi

Local Area
  • Active & Outdoors
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Badminton
  • Billiard
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Food & Drink
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling
  • Unique & Obscure
  • Walking Tours
  • Yoga classes
Local Attractions
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Cultural Landmarks
  • Cycling Tours
  • Food & Drink
  • Historic & Religious Sites
  • Markets & Shopping
  • Sailing Tours
  • Unique & Obscure
  • Volunteering & Activism
  • Walking Tours
Local Businesses
  • Arts & Culture
  • Education
  • Environment & Climate
  • Food & Drink