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    Kaya Mawa

    P.O. Box 79, Likoma Island, Malawi
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    Reviewed 5 July 2015

    Myself, wife and daughter were looking for a relaxing end for 5 days to an African adventure and were recommended Kaya Mawa by Simon at Native Escapes. What a choice! This really is a hidden spot of paradise! We arrived via a small 5 man...More

    1  Thank Iain L
    Reviewed 17 June 2015

    Kaya Mawa is one of the most romantic places I have ever been and the setting in the middle of lake Malawi is spectacular. If you're planning a romantic getaway for two or a family vacation, this spot has it all. From Kayaking, stand up...More

    1  Thank PilotMichael_L
    Reviewed 5 June 2015

    The Kaya Mawa Lodge has a most beautiful location on a beach enclosed by trees on the South coast of Likoma Island in Lake Malawi. There are even magnificent baobab trees on the upper part of the beach. The beach is for guests of the...More

    Thank Olle O
    Reviewed 5 June 2015

    My father and I spent 5 days in Kaya Mawa and we loved the place. Starting with the staff; local staff makes the slogan "Malawi the warm heart of Africa" true. A country is its people and travel should be about making new friends. And...More

    Thank pmorlab
    Reviewed 16 May 2015

    We enjoyed our stay here in Kaya Mawa. We stayed in Ngani, which was like having our own little house all to ourselves. We had our own plunge pool and nice sitting around inside and outside of the room. There was also a nice big...More

    Thank Becky0222
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$705 - US$830 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • 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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    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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