Thank you to Michelle, Howard, PJ, Penny and all thier wonderful staff and collegues at Danforth Yachting for an absolutely spectacular and wonderful three days - wish it could have been longer! Nothing was too much trouble for these guys. Returning several pounds heavier but also considerably more relaxed and happier than when we arrived. It's a tremendous set-up here - nobody could fail to enjoy themselves here.
Giles, Gill, Katie, Mark Lever. Nigeria. April 2013.
A huge thank you to Howard and Michelle and all the Danforth staff. Well organized and efficient! We had a fabulous time with our family, the highlight being the party for Costas 50th, which was so well organized. Very impressive team Danforth! PJ and Penny did a great job too. Once again we leave with special memories of an unforgettable time.
Michael and Sofia Jensen. Beira. April 2013.
Peaceful, tranquil, relaxed, what more could we ask for? And... what a PARTY !! my word, that was so well organized and orchestrated to perfection. The diving, sailing, skiing, sundown cruise, so much for everyone including looking after the oldies. we can't thank you enough for such wonderful memories. All our love. xx
Sam, Costas, Andreas, Baz Scordis. Malawi. April 2013.
A magical time - thank you for the constant attention and wonderful service. You made our family get-together very special and memorable. Huge thanks.
Teena and Costas Scordis. Malawi. April 2013
Wonderful sailing on Mufasa on the evening breeze. Such a highlight for us. Thanks Howard and the Danforth team for everything. Everything here is so well done.
David & Judy. UK April 2013
Spectacular stay, timeless beauty, loved every moment. Huge thanks
Mike & Sarah. UK. April 2013
A perfect balance between relaxation and busy ! Wish we could have stayed longer. Thanks again.
Richard & Rhoda Clark. March 2013
Thank you so much for the wonderful, restful time I could spend here. Everything has been fantastic, excellent food, beautiful lodge and I enjoyed the harmony here. Everything has been done to make my stay ever so wonderful. Thank you so much. I feel relaxed and content!
Renate Soumalia. Germany. March 2013
Amazing place, peaceful, superb service. Highly recommend it to all. Awsome hosts and staff. Thanks Howard and Michelle.
Annie & Joonas. Finland. March 2013
Thank you for the most amazing horney moon. We had an incredible time. The weather, food, staff, rooms, everything was perfect. Hope to be back at Danforth for our anniversary one year.
Paddy & Cath. January 2013
An excellent place, everyone can't do enough for you and the food was exceptional each and every day. Well done to all the team! Such fun over New Year. Thanks and all the best for 2013.
Julie & Ewan. January 2013.
I had an absolutely brilliant time here. Everything was so much fun and i have made memories I will treasure forever. The staff are all so friendly and the watersports were the best. I really hope I can come back again one day and when I'm older I'd like to work here !!
Patrick Ashe (13) UK
Our first visit to Cape Maclear could not have been a better experience. We loved the quietness, all the options for watersports, swimming in this beautiful warm lake, the outstanding, healthy food, the impeccable care the staff has taken to look after us. Everything was just perfect and we will be back for sure. Thank you so much.
Jeff & Angela. SA / Germany. Dec 2012
What an amazing time! Thank you to everyone for all the care you took with us, especially with the girls. We LOVED being here! Great activities. Fantastic visit.
Brian,Constance, Sarah & Belle Smith. Dec 2012
Thank you Danforth, we give you a big hug and blessing for the marvellous days we spent with you - hospitality, food, activities, EVERYTHING!!
May Gods richest blessings of widom, joy, peace and love be upon you.
Carol & Dean. USA. Dec 2012
Our stay here was great. I loved the lake, snorkeling, the sunset cruise was lovely. My favourite bits was the tube rides and waterskiing and walking through the village. i bought a necklace.
Millie Thompson (9) UK.
We had a wonderful and lovely stay with wonderful people! The best we could leave for the end of our holidays. Thank you all for your time, hospitality and great service. We wish you all the best and we are sure you will see us here again!
Susanne and Hermer Harlinghaus. Germany. Nov 2012.
A wonderful stay in impeccable lodge and grounds. A perfect ending to my Malawi adventure. I hope with all my heart to return one day.
Kerrie Etson, Canada
Our stay couldn't have been better. The perfect ending to a first African experience. The sort of stay we were looking for when we first thought of Malawi for our honeymoon. Your staff is helpful and cheerful, always willing. The kitchen is superb and add that touch extra. We won't forget you. Thanks for the wonderful experience.
Belinda and Ari. Belguim. Oct 2012
You guys have spoiled us rotten! Hosting, food, fun on land and water, all just excellent. Thank you so much for making us feel so welcome!
Gina & Steven. Canada. October 2012
To say it is a paradise is a cliche, but in your expert hands Danforth definitely is! From the moment we arrived and we saw the lake and the islands we knew we were somewhere special. Thank you for looking after us so well.
Richard and Nina Memmott. UK. Sept 2012
Scrumptious food and incredible hospitality. Non stop fun. Tranquil setting. A brilliant holiday. Thanks so much.
Charlie and Anne. UK. September 2012
Holiday of a lifetime!..... Always thought paradise was a myth until we found Danforth. A BIG thank you to the staff for making our stay magical. Howard, your successful waterski lessons are much appreciated and Pippa, your cocktails are the best! Will see you again.
Zoe, Nicole, Scott & Marie. Scotland. August 2012
Wish we could have stayed for longer, although my waistline would not agree! Such great food. Many thanks for a wonderful time here.
Carolien, Bastian, Katja De Boer. Netherlands.
What a wonderful week. It was relaxing and enjoyable, along with easy sailing, snorkeling and kayaking. The sunset cruise was spectacular! The welcoming and professional service from the staff was exceptional! Well done and a big thank you all round.
Paul & Alison. Australia. July 2012
What a blessing! Great location, great food, great sunsets, beautiful scenery... the list goes on. What a perfect introduction to the warm heart of Africa. Why go anywhere else? thank you for being such gracious hosts and creating such wonderful memories.
Patrick & Ronica Cleary. USA. July 2012
Thank you for a wonderful stay with legendary service! A magnificent site. We look forward to returning. Oh and great food!
Robert, Angela, Anthony & Elisha. UK. July 2012
Thank you so much for the great hospitality and service. We loved the meals,fab room and wide range of activities. What an experience to sail on lake Malawi. Thank you!
Zac & Katinka South Africa. July 2012
It is hard to add to all the previous comments which are all so true. This is a very special place with very special people. We have felt like part of the family. Thank you for everything, we hope this is not the last visit to these wondrful shores.
S & S Higgenbotham.Cambridge, UK. June 2012
To all at Danforth, it was an experience of a lifetime. We had an amazing time. The food was soooo good. The friendliness and caring from all was something to remember forever.
Andre & Ellen. South Africa. June 2012
A step back in time, as beautiful as I remember Malawi. You have just enhanced the experience. Jan and team, great food, Pippa excellent attention and Howard and MIchelle delightful and engaging hosts!
Claire Keys and Felicity Stahl. Canada. May 2012
What an amazing place! Great people, staff, scenery and food. Will recommend Danforth to all our friends. Thank you so much.
Tess & Dave. Vancouver, Canada. May 2012
To all the wonderful Danforth team. We've experienced a little slice of paradise and been looked after like a King and Queen! Thank you for making our stay so memorable. Wishing you all the best and hope to see you 'ere too long!
David & Lindsay. Lincolnshire, UK. May 2012
What an awesome place. Had a most fantastic time and an unforgettable experience. Clearly top-class in accommodation, food and facilities. Warm and friendly service is what made it extra special. Thank you so much.
Pauline & Andre. Netherlands. April 2012
The perfect place to spend our 10th wedding anniversay. Thank you for making it so very special. We will miss the balmy evenings and the sunset cruises on Mufasa. Thanks Howard for teaching me to ski and thanks Michelle for our island swim. Best wishes to you all.
Charl & Karien. Pretoria RSA.
As a professional interior & space design consultant I want to record how hugely impressed I have been with the attention to detail put into Danforth. From the overall concept and design down to the tiniest detail, the whole place is a visual delight and all the staff are thoughtfulness and kindness itself. There is a saying that "The devil is in the detail"; in this case "The Angel is in the detail" !
Dr Jill Robson. UK. March 2012
Thank you all so much for the professional and friendly service and for all the fun. The food was all so lovely. We all had a truly great time with you.
Steve & Kristy. Lusaka. Jan 2012
To Howard, Michelle and all the Danforth team, thank you for making our Christmas so festive and very very special. Every detail from the food to music to decor was so thoughfully put together. We loved being here with all the family, Mum included. We will return!
HInde family. Dec 2011
To the team at Danforth. This was exceptional. Thank you so much. The food, the people, the sailing. All was amazing.
Solveigh and Robert. Germany. Dec 2011
Scrumptious food and incredible hospitality. Non stop fun. Tranquil setting. A brilliant holiday. Thanks so much.
Naz & Bill. Harare
Thanks for an amazing stay. A little piece of paradise with wonderful people and food to die for!
Peter and Gwyneth. UK Oct 2011
A wonderful stay in a beautiful place, but most of all we will rememder the warmth and hospitality of everyone we met - yourselves of course, plus the staff and the village folk.
Mike and Patsy. UK. August 2011
Thanks for making such a special end to our dad's 50th birthday celebrations. We LOVED every part of our stay here. Thanks and God Bless.
Asefa family. Canada. August 2011
Thank you for an absolutly fantastic stay. We enjoyed the amazing view, walking and the water activities so much. Everyone has been friendly and welcoming. food delicous too. thanks.
Helen & John. UK. August 2011
Thank you is not enough. Great place, great people, great food and amazing time. We had a blast.... plus.... the vegetables ROCK!!
Victor Vasquez. Venezuela. August 2011
To quote Howard, "every day is the present" and what magnificent presents I have had every day since my illness. I find daily presents here at Danforth which I will treasue and remember on my return. Thank you for the care, love and attention.
Viv and George (83) South Africa.
What an amazing time we had catching up with old class mates from 30 years ago, meeting new friends and re-connecting. Howard & Michelle, thanks for opening your lodge, your hearts and your home to us. This has been such a highlight and one we will never forget. Paradise FOUND!!!
School reunion group. June 2011
Many thanks for a wonderful end to our honeymoon. Danforth is such a beautiful location and we couldn't help but feel relaxed. Food was out of this world, snorkeling wonderful. Thanks.
Darren & Linda. UK June 2011
It is with extremely heavy heart that I must depart your little slice of heaven. Your website simply doesn't capture the grandeur and beauty of lake Malawi. Your hospitality was truly 'off the charts' and I will recommend your resort to my friends and colleagues.
Michael Chommie, France. May 2011
Wow, I cannot thank you enough for providing such incredible hospitality to our organizational retreat. Perfect setting. Thanks for your willingness and enthusiasm in everything you do. Nothing was too much trouble for you guys. Howard and Michelle, grateful thanks!
PSI group. Malawi. May 2011
The memories will last long after our time here is over. I will treasure the moments in my heart. This has been awesome in the true sense of the word!
Petta McLellan. Johannesburg. March 2011
The most wonderful celebration for a very special birthday! Thank you for giving us 7 star treatment. I have loved every minute of this very magical stay.
Viv Lezard. Johannesburg. March 2011
We came needing rejuvenation - and left so enriched, well fed, scuba proficient, much excercised and very content! Howard and Michelle, we delighted in your company. Danforth was everything we wanted and more at this jewel of a spot. Thank you so much.
Paul, Anne, Louise and Sarah Colvin. Durban. March 2011
A wonderful, magical spot in Africa. Well done Howard and Michelle on an outstanding job. good food, professional staff and excellent accommodation. We really don't want to leave..
Mark & Margaret. Zimbabwe. Nov 2010
What a special holiday of diving, great food and fantastic days sailing. What more could we ask for? Keep the paradise going.... we will be back!
Elizabeth, Helge, Anja (Switzerland, Germany, South Africa) Nov 2010
You have made our honeymoon a remarkable and unforgettable experience.The memories are indelibly printed on our souls and in our hearts. Danforth excelled, exceeded every expectation. Many thanks for your contribution to the very happy beginning of our lives together.
Nick and Cathy Pile. Switzerland. Oct 2010
Oh my word!! What a paradise. We have had the most stunning days here. Thank you for spoiling me for the best birthday EVER !!
Benine & Michael Du Toit. Durban.RSA. Oct 2010
Terrific, terrific, terrific!!! So good to see you both again and to be back. Thank you for a wonderful time.
Alistair & Marilyn Forbes. Durban, RSA. Oct 2010
A magical time of sunshine and enjoyment. beautiful surroundings to inspire us. Your team are wonderful. Thank you for the wonderful experience.
Anne and Gordon. Sept 2010
Simply not enough superlatives to express the Danforth experience. Wonderfully entertaining and welcoming hosts, delicous and beautifully prepared food, friendly and helpful staff. Thank you all.
Hayden family. Sept 2010
Howard and Michelle, thank you for all the personal touches that made our wedding so special. The venue, location and food were out of this world and everything worked out beautifully to make our day unforgettable. Thank you.
Sherryl & Richard Chatfield. UK. Aug 2010
Thank you for an absolutely wonderful time. I have enjoyed it immensly. Every aspect of what you do is perfect. Thankd you and see you again.
Vanessa Lawrence. UK. August 2010
A fantastic experience. You have shown us such wonderful hospitality. We will be back.
Jackie, Jane and Maria. August 2010
ONE OF THE BEST TIMES OF MY LIFE. THANK YOU! BILLY aged 10
Billy Dicks. UK
This has been a beautiful experience. Thank you for your kindness and hospitality. There have been many highlights, but for me feeding the fish-eagles from Mufasa really touched my heart.... God bless you all here in paradise.
Charl & Karien. South Africa. July 2010
Such a wonderful, relaxed, welcoming, friendly place. We felt cosseted from the moment we arrived. A delightful stay to recharge our batteries after the previous week's safari. Thanks to all the staff who make this such a special place. Gorgeous, gorgeous food in a fabulous setting.
Liz & Keith Somerville. UK. July 2010
Thank you for such a lovely stay. You made our honeymoon so very special. Your location is perfect. The food was amazing. We have to tear ourselves away but we will be back again one day.
Ranjith & Claire Chambers. UK. July 2010
Thank you for this heavenly experience. I hope to be back again one day. Food for my soul. Love you guys, from Alice - in - Wonderland!
Outstanding! You have managed to merge 5 star service with a genuine homely feel. Your attention to detail and slick organization is impressive. Wonderful food, energetic watersports, superb hosts. A million thank you's.
Lisa, Gerald and crowd. South Africa. June 2010
It is very difficult to put into words, something as good as this. The rooms, the view, the food the service are all top drawer, but above all that comes the welcome and hospitality,soon to be followed by warm friendship. Top this off with sailing, diving & MUFASA and you have a truly outstanding holiday experience you will never forget.Many thanks, love and best wishes.
Geordie & Kala. UK. June 2010
AWESOMENESS!! Thank you guys for really excelling in making us feel so at home and for letting people have the best time of their lives. What an experience. You have the best place in the world!
Arno & Luandra. May 2010
A wonderful end to our "African Experience". Tom(13) is now a PADI scuba diver and I have relaxed to a point of "standstill"! We will return with the rest of the family.
David & Tom Horner. Bath. UK May 2010
We've had a superb time here as a complete contrast to the game parks. Thank you all.
NIck Owen. UK. April 2010
Couldn't have been better. Everyone so thoughtful and kind - helping us make the most of a special holiday. The people, the place, the facilities and the FOOD, all exceeded our expectations.
Amanda Jones and family. London
Best family holiday EVER, just too short! We will be back.
Kim, Kev,Cayley,Gareth. Cape Town.
We had a wonderful time here. We will never forget Danforth Yachting, all staff and especially you Howard and Michelle. We travelled all around Africa and finally we found you! You are warm island, the best place for relaxing, resting and having fun too. The cuisine was great.
Hana and Tomas. Prague. April 2010
Thank you for three beautiful days that felt like weeks. We needed this perfect place. Amazing food, wonderful company and breathtaking sunsets.
Carolina, Ines, Marina. Brussels. March 2010
Thanks for making our honeymoon so romantic... candle lit dinners on the beach, sunset cruises... these are memories we will cherish.
Paul & Amanda. South Africa. March 2010
Thank you for your wonderful hospitality, delicous food,enjoyable conversation... the list goes on. What a wonderful spot you have here. The best of Lake Malawi.
Anna, Tim and Alan. USA / UK
Stay at Danforth felt like visiting old friends with a WICKED holiday home!! Loved it here.
Tali Livni. Canada. Feb 2010
We've had the most wonderful, relaxing, fun stay. We felt so welcome, like part of your Malawi family! Thanks for encouraging Gil to Waterski. Howard, you are teriffic. We hope to be back one day.
Gil & Margie Brodsky, Boston MA. USA
"Take a child by the hand, take a mother by the heart". You have been fantastic. This is the most memorable lake stay ever! Craig, thanks for teaching the boys to dive. Everything was brilliant. We'll be back for the next installment...
Scordis family. Feb 2010
Thank you so much for such an amazing time. The food and hospitality were second to none and the facilities and setting cannot be beaten. Outstanding!
Emma and Alastair. Cape Town
Truly warm, wonderful and friendly. Malawi hospitality at it's best. The food, Michelle, well... there's no words for the amazing cuisine. Howard well.. where do you get that energy?? !! Your staff were fantastic. We've truly been to the "WARM heart of Africa". Thanks again. Jan 2010
Toni & Brad Roe. Johannesburg.
Having been all over the world on different vacations, I must say nothing has come close to the fantastic, exhilirating time we've had here. Thanks to your family, wonderful staff and unbelievable choice of location. Best ever sunset and moon rising on new years eve. What a way to close one decade and open the next. Thank you all. Dec 2009
Karolina, Jason and Max. USA/Sweden/Lusaka/Brussels!
Michelle, Howard and team, so much fun, so little time. One of the best and busiest holidays we've EVER had. Thank you for taking such good care of us.
Gogo, Dora, Babette, Pam and Hannes. South Africa
What a fantastic find along our journey. We arrived as strangers and leave as friends. We'll be back for sure. Dec 2009
Ray and Wiliena. South Africa
If God would have to create paradise, Danforth Lodge would be the plan! Can't thank you enough. October 2009
Alex & Kurt. Vienna, Austria
Wonderful stay, fantastic hospitality and delicious food. The whole family was made to feel welcome. Thank you all.
Lundblom family. Sweden
Thank you for making such wonderful memories for our honeymoon. Our feet have left but our hearts will always remain....
Cheynne & Darryl
Thank you for the most fantastic 6 days. We have had the BEST time at your wonderful lodge. Thanks for your warmth and hospitality. October 2009
Linde family. Cape Town
Utter magic! An unforgettable experience. Loved the village too.
John & Penny. UK
Staying with you felt like being in paradise! Great food, wonderful views, loads of fun. Thank you and your staff for spoiling us. Sept 2009
Helga & Gordian. Germany.
WOW!! We had the most fabulous time and will never forget the experience. Your lodge contributes enormously to the 'Malawi warm heart of Africa' slogan.
John & Val Howsley. Cape Town.
Danforth is a little piece of heaven! Thank you to all the staff for making our time here so perfect.
Kim,Alec,Tom,Dom, Livvy Graham. Sevenoaks, England.
We've so enjoyed our introduction to sailing, waterskiing and scuba diving and would love to return to perfect our new skills. Thanks for everything. Fun times had by all.
David, Sarita, Victoria & Jonathan Cole, Paris. France
Thanks for your warm and caring hospitality. We felt right at home here. Malawi has definitely been the highlight of our African trip. We hope to return!
Craig & Christina Tyler. Colorado, USA
We are sad to leave this beautiful lodge, certainly one of the nicest places in the world! Thanks to Michelle and Howard for their dedication. Hope to visit you here again.
Stefan & Mechthild Walz. Berlin, Germany
This has been something we will never forget. An amazing honeymoon. Mufasa is the trump card. Thank you so much.
Katie & David Giles. Lincolnshire, England
Thanks to all the team for an amazing stay. Wonderful attention to detail, fab food and brilliant organization throughout. We'll be promoting Malawi in a big way.
Mary, Ben, Conrad, Katendi Heald. Bristol. UK.
In just 4 days we feel part of the Danforth "Family". Your warm hospitality and encouragement to try another watersport have made this a wonderful end to our African adventure. Of all the places we have visited around the world, yours is the only one to which we would return. We will send Alex back in his gap year to help crew the Mufasa as he is now an expert in reading the winds - thanks Howard!
Gareth, Alison Rose and Alex Llewellyn. UK.
What an incredible time we have had. We had no idea it was going to be so personal yet so professional. Outstanding food, beautiful rooms and great staff. Mufasa outshone everything though - awesome sunset cruise. A million thanks to you all.
Jess, Karen, Jeremy and Caleb Rogers.
A fantastic time had by all, and ...... I SKIED!! Thanks Howard, Michelle, Craig and staff. Flawless visit yet again. Thanks so much.
Paulene Jones and family. Zambia
Thanks for the great hospitality and for making us feel right at home - only with a lot more to do!! Beautiful place, beautiful scenery and so many activities to choose from. We hope to return in the future.
Scott, Jenny and Emily. USA.
To MIchelle and Howard, Thank you for making us so welcome. We were the "oldies" of the party but it didn't matter, we were still included in everything. We loved our stay and we hope to be back one day.
Paulene and Dave. UK.
Perfect, perfect, such a wonderful holiday. We'll come back in a heartbeat! Thanks for everything and for all the laughs.
Hefferman's (USA) and Indriena (Jakarta)
Words can't describe the amazing place and people that we have come into contact with. Thank you for all you have done to make our stay a memorable and fantastic experience. Experct to see loads of people from Dubai and the UK as we spread the word around!
Thank you so much for making all our dreams come true. Our wedding was amazing! It was more than we ever imagined. This has been the most relaxing, wonderful break.
Jamie and Keren Wilson. UK
This was a real holiday... no shoes, no clocks! Thank you for a wonderful stay. We loved the watersports and sailing on Mufasa. Excellent food.
Rudy & Karin. Arjan & Marleen. Holland.