Set back from the central lakeshore of gleaming Lake Malawi, Salima in Malawi is a basic yet busy service and market town. Ideally situated close to the highway junction to Senga Bay and motorway to the capital city Lilongwe, Salima is the perfect lay-over en-route to discover the magical treasures of the area.
Within the charming town centre is banking facilities and a splendid supermarket where you can stock up on goods on your way to the popular and breathtaking nearby Senga Bay. Accommodation in and around Salima is offered at marvellous hotels, campsites, intimate lodges, self-catering venues and luxury lakeshore holiday resorts bordered by the dazzling Lake Malawi. Noteworthy hotels are the stunning eco-friendly Safari Beach Lodge located in the Senga Bay forest reserve and the historic Livingstonia Hotel offering various excursions and water sport activities. The Red Zebra Restaurant is named after the dazzling colourful cichlids in Lake Malawi and serves delicious Malawian dishes.
Laze on the golden beaches and listen to the waves lap the shores, relish the awe-inspiring sunsets painting the skies in orange-red hues which is an awesome visual delight as seen from the raised bar deck of The Wheelhouse. Snorkel the mirror smooth Lake Malawi waters, built sandcastles on the beach with the children for Salima is a wonderful place to enjoy a family holiday. Visit the Kuti Community Wildlife Park and marvel at the interesting variety of lizard species. Close to Salima is a hippo sanctuary and the forest reserve is home to abounding plant and birdlife. Salima is a lovely town oozing warmth and hospitality, all beautifully wrapped in the astounding beauty of the Lake of the Stars.