Malawi in the Press

We love Malawi, it’s a beautiful and diverse country, but don’t just take our word for it…

The world’s press has unanimously declared Malawi a must-visit destination. Here are what some publications say about our home, the Warm Heart of Africa.

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Forbes – A Lake, Desert, Island And Valley: Four Destinations For Scenery And Solitude in 2020

“The attraction for a traveler: limpid, Caribbean-blue water perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving and empty, sandy shores devoid of tourists.”


Forbes – 6 Reasons to visit Malawi According to the Travel Girls – 2019

“We Are Travel Girls is a global travel community that started with the intention to “inspire, connect, educate and empower female travelers around the world””


The Rough Guide – The Best Places to Visit in 2018

“Today, Majete is home to all of the Big Five (elephant, buffalo, rhino, lion and leopard), which roam its lush rolling hills and riverine landscapes.”


Cosmopolitan – 15 Best Holiday Destinations for 2018

Why for 2018? An untapped safari destination, Malawi prides now prides itself on the incredible conservation efforts of #500Elephants campaign and the return of The Lake of Stars Festival.”


VICE – 10 Places You’ve Got To Go In 2018

“Untouched, unknown and ripe for discovery, Malawi offers sprawling, wildlife-rich national parks that make for the perfect safari away from the crowds”


Forbes – The 15 Coolest Places To Go In 2018

“The year 2017 saw the completion of the groundbreaking #500Elephants project, the largest elephant translocation in human history. Alongside these wonderful creatures, Malawi’s Nkhotakota Reserve has received hundreds of other animals.”


Esquire – The 13 Best Under-The-Radar Travel Destinations For 2018

“Malawi offers sprawling national parks paired with endless stretches of white-sand coastline, thanks to snorkelling hot spot Lake Malawi.”

Vogue – Where To Travel in 2018, According to the Experts

“Stay at Kaya Mawa; it boasts incredible villas in a breathtaking, waterfront setting.”

CNN – 10 of Africa’s Best Water Adventures

“A relic of the British Empire, the steamer MV Ilala has been carrying passengers and cargo across Lake Malawi since 1951. Four different classes of accommodation are available on the 400-passenger ship, from lower deck steerage to the comfy Owner’s Cabin.”


The Guardian – Where to Party in 2018

“Lake Of Stars (28-30 Sept) in Malawi, which will be celebrating its 15th anniversary with a bumper year of music and arts on the beaches of Lake Malawi.”


Bloomberg – These Are the Best Undiscovered Beaches In The World

“Likoma Island on Lake Malawi “should be considered a ‘world’s-best beach,’” both for its “current-free, crystal-clear waters” and its vibrant cultural draws: The island is dotted with fishing villages along its shorelines.”


Harper’s Bazaar –  #TheLIST: The World’s Most Untapped Destinations

“Malawi has often been overshadowed by some of the bigger African countries, but it has recently seen a rise in popularity–so get there quickly to experience its unspoiled wonder.”


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