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Rosario, Argentina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I write this with pain as a Malawian who would love more than anything to promote local tourism. We spent a weekend at Sun n Sand for a family wedding so we were a very big group and in total brought good business to the hotel. Instead of getting a good service for our troubles, we had problems with a...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I guess it's all because of poor management. This place has the potential of being one of the best resorts in Mangochi. However due to poor management if fails to do so. The pool is always dirty so is the beach. Rooms are not maintained. Needs a lot of fumigation to get rid of all the mosquitoes and insects. This...

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Sun n' Sand is basically a glorified mosquito breeding ground, with bizarre and disturbing statues and inedible food. My room and the facilities in generally were pretty dirty. The towels smelled like strange smoke, the bed smelled like sweat and body odor (not mine!), and there were mosquitos everywhere, in every room, of every building, at all times. I...

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Blantyre, Malawi
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

When your in Malawi or your visiting Malawi have a time to enjoy the atmosphere and breeze of lake Malawi water ,My friend take me for surprise and we had sweet time nice welcome ,rooms clean nice big swimming pool,we had time to watch traditional dances while we were taking our dinner at the beach ,it was owesome,everything was nice...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The facility was pleasent with well kept gardens and surrounding area. There were no power failures and air conditioning and hot water was always available. We stayed in a self catering apartment, every room was en suite and its own fridge and entrance. The pool was large and kept the children occupied. The kitchen was not that well equipped and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

It's more like an amusement park then a holiday resort, disappointed, they wouldn't accept major credit cards as payment. The food was awful and expensive for what it is. The staff were nice enough but didn't know anything, not impressed at all. Stayed and eaten at better lodges for less money.

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Lilongwe, Malawi
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is habitable but mediocrity reigns. The service standards are extremely low. Don't take anything for granted. Most of the staff are clueless. They don't seem to know much about customer service. The brochures may have information that might not be correct. It is a habitable place, situated in a beautiful area but the facility is largely mediocre. The service...

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Dehradun, India
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Had lunch at this place. Right next to the beach. Beautiful place. Food is not very expensive. The menu had good amount of vegetarian options also, so if you are a vegetarian you dont have to worry. Dont know about the rooms.

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Narre Warren, Australia
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We stayed here for 3 days, and I wish we had stayed for more. It is expensive (much more so than any other place we stayed at) but I felt it was well worth the money. The rooms are spotlessly clean, well appointed, and everything works....which doesn't always happen in other places. The information folder in our room boasts that...

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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Definitely a very good place for kids. and very nicely done new VIP suits, Only the lake here is not very clean. and food not so great. The Manager is very good if you have any issues just talk to her she is very friendly and is there till late.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Sun n Sand Holiday Resort

Address: P.O. Box 333, Mangochi, Malawi
Region: Malawi > Southern Region > Mangochi
Number of rooms: 125
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“Stay in rooms closer to reception/management - you will get better service and easier access for complaints..”
 of 5 bubbles MiaM541, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't go at all.”
 of 5 bubbles A7668MPclaires, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“My best tip is to not stay here, or at the very least get a room away from the stupid peacocks.”
 of 5 bubbles kimberlys554, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Avoid at all cost.”
 of 5 bubbles sadson, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“beautiful sunrise”
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