Cape Maclear/ Chembe Village is a vibrant traditional Malawian fishing village that is situated in Mangochi district, on the Southern end of Lake Malawi. With its sandy beaches in-between a stretch of mountains and the blazing blue water of the lake it is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Malawi.
We are situated directly on the lakeshore of Cape Maclear in the Mangochi district.
How to get to Cape Maclear:
By car from Lilongwe/Blantyre:
Take the road to Monkey Bay which is well-signposted. About 5 km before you get to Monkey Bay you will get to a turn-off to your left where there is an Energem Filling Station (One Stop). Take that turn-off and follow the road for about 15 km (gravel road which turns into a tarred road after 5 km). Turn right at the second signposted turnoff. At the end of that road take a left and you will find Mgoza Lodge on your right-hand side.
There are several busses leaving daily from Lilongwe and Blantyre to Monkey Bay. From there you can get to Cape Maclear via Matola, Motorbike Taxi, Minibus Taxi or private Taxi.