Waiters assure you of maximum leisure activities at the newly refurbished centre, situated near Catholic Development Commission (Cadecom) offices on the Chikhwawa-Kapichira Road.
They also serve mouth-watering meals such as mang’ina, beef, pork, vegetables.
“Since the district is known for meat production, we promise discount on our meals. There will be happy hours for people to booze, eat and dance. Proceeds from the infrastructure will go towards the council’s projects,” says caretaker manager Alinafe Stesha.
Stesha says the place is ideal soccer-lovers intending to watch televised English Premiership or Spanish La Liga matches should not hesitate to frequent the place.
“Travellers between Blantyre and Nsanje should stopover to have fun. We have a legacy to protect; hence, quality service is a must,” he says.
The hall accommodates about 500 people, while the recreation centre is surrounded by summer huts that provide a quiet environment for business partners, friends and couples.
Chikhwawa District Council rehabilitated the centre with financial assistance from Illovo Sugar and parliamentarian Grain Malunga. The facelift also included the council’s rest house.
“The centre offers both tourists and dwellers a stopover for fun or meetings.
After sunset, customers will be treated to various entertainment activities,” says district commissioner Felix Mkandawire.
The planned activities include music, drama and dance performances.
The launch of the place was characterised by traditional dances from various parts of the Mang’anja and Sena tribes in the Shire Valley.