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    Kaya Mawa

    P.O. Box 79, Likoma Island, Malawi
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    Overview
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good6%
    • Average0%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “fresh water” (15 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (11 reviews)
    “lake malawi” (38 reviews)
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 180 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    We stopped here for 3 nights after traveling Namibia for 10 days. It was a lovely way to wind down from our hectic trip. Michelle and Sara are delightful hosts and want nothing more than to make your stay peaceful and relaxed. We were able...More

    Thank 692janetp
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We were celebrating a 20th wedding anniversary with a return trip to South Luangwa where the proposal was originally made. The itinerary also called for a contrasting chapter, so a beach holiday with a difference was in order. And so it was with Likoma Island...More

    Thank scottfoster2017
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Arriving on Lakoma island one would not expect to be transported to the sublime luxury and tranquility of Kaya Mawa. From the moment we arrived we were treated like royalty, but felt as though we were with friends. Each room is special, and the design...More

    Thank vonkerk
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Barefoot luxury! Wonderful setting for this superb eco resort. Stone cottages set amongst the rocks and trees each separate from the other and all enjoying exquisite sea views. The staff were friendly, helpful and smiling and the management top class. The food was delicious too....More

    Thank Fumba
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Kaya Mawa is amazing. A beautiful little resort, beautifully put together, every comfort and service delivered with grace and genuine pleasure. Everything from start to finish was organised and delivered flawlessly, from the charter flight from Lilongwe to Likoma, to restaurant and bar and room...More

    Thank Jonathan H
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$526 - US$607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Location
    • Malawi >
    • Northern Region >
    • Likoma Island
    • Also Known As
    • Kaya Mawa Likoma Island ,
    • Kaya Mawa Malawi/Likoma Island
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    Traveller (234)
    Room & Suite (76)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Dining (18)
    Hotel & Grounds (111)
    Bathroom (6)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
    Nearby
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    pebbles61
    4 June 2017|
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    Response from nette08 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, Are you specifically requesting a room? They are all quite different, in all aspects other than they are all fantastic and on the most beautiful resort Msekwa - I didn't actually get to see, I think it is one of the... More
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    974felixn
    26 May 2017|
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    Response from Julia S | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there - apologies for late reply, have only seen your message now. Unfortunately not, the island is in the middle of the Lake, so can only be accessed by the Ilaria Ferry (an overnight trip) or by small Cessna plane (an... More
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    tillie1001
    9 March 2017|
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    Response from nette08 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi There are not too many options for accommodation, we stayed at Kawa Mawa, on the edge of the lake, it is beautiful and certainly recommended
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    Room Tips
    "All are unique. Mainja best for families / extended groups. Far end of beach, but very private. Superbly..."
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    "Khuyu was comfortably close to all amenities but still totally self contained."
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    "All rooms are crazy but on my of the lake is the best for me."
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    "The wedding "castle" is the best"
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