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Kaya Mawa

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“our honeymoon”(12 reviews)
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What's included
Free Breakfast
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Private Balcony
Free Wifi
Free Parking
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3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
P.O. Box 79, Likoma Island, Malawi
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 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
Reviewed September 12, 2017

This was our second stay at Kaya Mawa (the first was in July 2015) & we loved it so much that we traveled halfway around the world just to stay there again. I wrote a detailed review for our first visit & it holds true...More

3  Thank TX_Longhorn99
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Very interesting an unusual place lies in Likoma Island and Malawi bathes by Lake Niassa a world of limpissima fresh water and large area,With varieties of rare fish house on my lake has a good restoration and Spa is only seen in person.

1  Thank Carlito W
Reviewed July 4, 2017

With a perfect match of local people and all the luxury you would expect from a top notch place in, let's say, the Caribbean. But hey, this is Africa! This is even Malawi! You are helping the locals with your visit. Everything is friendly, classy...More

Thank TonyCDL
Reviewed June 17, 2017

WOW!! Such a beautiful island paradise in every way - stunning accommodation in very private, large 'rooms', built into and out of the rocks, with astounding views of Lake Malawi. Fabulous manager, Michelle and talented chef, Rich - every meal was a delicious delight! Dining...More

2  Thank Maz and Rich L
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$527 - US$730 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$527 - US$730 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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pebbles61
June 4, 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
May 26, 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
March 9, 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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