Sunbird Hotel, Malawi

Sunbird Hotel, Malawi

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Discover the Warm Heart of Africa while staying with Sunbird

 

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Malawi, the warm heart of Africa, lends itself beautifully to rest and relaxation, amid people who are renowned to be the friendliest in the world. Sunbird Hotels and Resorts, Malawi’s only national chain with seven hotels strategically placed across the length and breadth of the country, offers a widely diverse but complementary experience at its unique “business and leisure” hotels.

 

Explore the natural beauty of Malawi’s Northern Region

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Mzuzu is the gateway and the focal point of growth in the Malawi’s Northern Region, and Sunbird Mzuzu is the only premier hotel in this region. Nestled in the green surrounds of the Mzuzu Golf Course, it offers the ideal base from which to explore the unspoilt North. The hotel is 100 km from Chinteche’s beautiful beaches, 120 km from Livingstonia Mission, and 150 km from the Nyika National Park, Malawi’s largest park.

The Nyika Coffee Shop is a popular restaurant offering an excellent choice of both international and local cuisine. The hotel offers a childrens’s playground, hair salon, pottery and book shop, conference facilities, a business centre, car hire and free WiFi.

Feel the pulse of Malawi’s vibrant capital

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Lilongwe is the capital of Malawi, chosen because if its position in the very heart of the country. The city has two contrasting faces: the bustling Old Town, and the landscaped City Centre. The city houses the offices and homes of civil servants and Government employees, the large diplomatic community and the many parastatals based there.

Sunbird Lilongwe in the heart of the Lilongwe’s Old Town, is a stately building surrounded by well tended gardens. Just 25 minutes from Kamuzu International Airport, the hotel provides the perfect base if you aim to do business there. The Patio Restaurant is renowned for its international cuisine and intimate ambiance. The hotel offers conference facilities, a business centre, swimming pool, and free WiFi.

Enjoy the high life at Malawi’s premier mountain resort

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Sunbird Ku Chawe is Malawi’s premier mountain resort and one of the very best places from which to enjoy the splendor of a magnificent scenic country. The hotel sits on the edge of Zomba Plateau, which rises to nearly 2200m, (7000ft), with the highest peaks on the rim forming a saucer shaped bowl. Around this rim are some of the most stunning views in Africa. The resort is a 90 minute drive from Chileka International Airport in Blantyre, and transport can be provided at a nominal fee.

The Mulunguzi Restaurant offers both local and international cuisine on a comprehensive a la carte menu. Bastions Bar complements the restaurant with a well-selected wine list. The beautiful terraced garden hosts a popular barbecue every Sunday. The hotel offers a comprehensive range of excursions as Zomba Plateau is perfect for exploration on foot. Experienced guides escort our walking safaris and offer fine leisure opportunities to our visitors. The hotel offers conference facilities, a business centre and free WiFi.

 

Mix business with pleasure at the heart of Malawi’s business centre

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Blantyre is the oldest European settlement in Malawi. It is now known as the commercial capital of Malawi. Sunbird Mount Soche dominates the northern end of the city’s business centre. It is surrounded by banks and financial institutions, the headquarter offices of major corporations and retailers. The hotel is set among lush tropical gardens overlooking the city, Ndirande Mountain and the Chirimba Valley. Blantyre’s international airport is a comfortable 15 minutes away.

Picasso’s Brasserie and Grill is an elegant restaurant offering continental and local cuisine, while Pablo’s is a richly decorated executive bar lounge. The hotel offers conference facilities, swimming pool, a comprehensive Wellness Centre, and free WiFi.

 

Swoop with the Fish Eagles with the best of lakeshore life

Lake Malawi covers more than 15% of the country, and is the most beautiful of Africa’s great lakes. Sunbird Nkopola Lodge is the premier beachside resort in the south of the lake, 24 km north of Mangochi. Set amidst tropical vegetation, Baobab trees in its own beach-lined bay, the hotel has some of the most spectacular sunrises and views in Africa.

The Mbira Restaurant offers local and international cuisine. Situated overlooking the palm lined beach, the Malindi Bar is a wonderful spot to watch the Fish Eagles swooping over the crystal clear lake.

The hotel offers a comprehensive range of water sport facilities, swimming pool, gym and free WiFi. Conferencing is taken care of by the adjoining Sunbird Lakeshore International Conference Centre.

Mix business and pleasure at the most sophisticated conference facility in Malawi

Malawi, the warm heart of Africa, lends itself beautifully to rest and relaxation with a pace of life un hurried as in ages past – amid a people renowned for their friendliness. Major national hotel chain Sunbird Hotels, which manages 7 stylish properties through out Malawi, offers widely different but complementary experiences at unique “leisure and pleasure” hotels in Malawi. Within the bounds of Sunbird Nkopola Lodge in Mangochi stands one of the most sophisticated conference facilities in Malawi – The Sunbird Lakeshore International Conference Centre.

Out, about and around Lake Malawi

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Opposite Bird Island on the Salima shores of Lake Malawi is Sunbird Livingstonia Beach. This exclusive hotel is located on the one kilometer long private beach, adjoining the beach is the hotel’s spectacular campsite. The hotel is a 2 hour drive from Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe.

The open-air terrace restaurant and the second storey dining room both overlook the beautifully tended gardens and the long stretch of beach. A range of local and international cuisine is available, with fresh Lake fish a speciality. The Kasupe Bar offers relaxed drinks around the swimming pool.

The hotel offers a comprehensive range of water sport facilities, conference facilities, swimming pool, gym and free WiFi.

About LICC

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Malawi, the warm heart of Africa, lends itself beautifully to rest and relaxation with a pace of life un hurried as in ages past – amid a people renowned for their friendliness. Major national hotel chain Sunbird Hotels, which manages 7 stylish properties through out Malawi, offers widely different but complementary experiences at unique “leisure and pleasure” hotels in Malawi.

Within the bounds of Sunbird Nkopola Lodge in Mangochi stands one of the most sophisticated conference facilities in Malawi – The Sunbird Lakeshore International Conference Centre.

The International Conference Centre is a stand-alone, business unit, and is situated just a few meters from the soft, sandy beaches of the premier beach side resort – Sunbird Nkopola Lodge.

This picturesque piece of architecture is situated in a tranquil setting at the base of Nkopola Hill, near the friendly fishing village of Chipoka, amidst exquisite sub-tropical surroundings. It is a state-of-the-art, multifaceted and purpose-built conference facility perfectly suited to the needs of both international and local coference and banqueting groups. The Lakeshore International Conference Centre offers world class conference and banqueting facilities tailored to to the varying needs of its patrons. The main hall can be subdivided into 4 separate rooms, and its 4 spacious breakaway rooms can be customised into boardrooms and/ or secretarial rooms. The centre accommodates a variety of events and activites and these include; conferences, executive board meetings, trade shows, conventions, launches, luncheon or dinner & dance, weddings, banquets, cocktail receptions, workshops, team building seminars, training sessions, markrting rallies and business expositions.

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A central temperature control system, sound-proofed folding room dividers, disability-friendly provisions, electronic audio-visual conferencing equipment and provision for interpretaion systems.

 

Catering Solutions

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Owned by Sunbird Tourism and Air Malawi, Catering Solutions head office is at Chileka International Airport.

Our focus is on three segments; Airline catering, Institutional catering and Event catering. Our mission is to provide high quality and safe meals that meet customer expectations in order to maximise shareholders wealth through well-trained and committed staff.

It is against this background that strict quality control programme has been put in place to ensure that we achieve strict consistency in our food quality, as for food safety the Hazard analysis critical control point system (HACCP) is used and followed religiously.

We provide Airline catering services to Air Malawi, South African Airways and Charter flights. In the institution segments we provide services at the two biggest colleges in Malawi (Chancellor College and The Polytechnic). We have through our service quality emerged as leaders in the outside catering segments.

 

Tunde is a very versatile African traveler with visits to close to 20 countries on the continent and 10 others outside Africa. He enjoys photography and meeting people from different background.

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