Why Kaya Mawa?
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Kaya Mawa

Kaya Mawa

Lake Malawi, Malawi

What We Love
  1. Spectacular location on beautiful Lake Malawi
  2. Unique & remote island experience
  3. Exciting land & water sports
  4. Individually styled rooms
  5. Ideal for honeymooners
  6. Warm & friendly local hospitality

Why Kaya Mawa?

Kaya Mawa enjoys a spectacular location on the crescent-shaped bay on Likoma Island in Lake Malawi. This remote island is surrounded by crystal-clear water, mango trees & ancient baobabs.

Experience Kaya Mawa is the ideal choice for honeymooners or couples looking for total relaxation. Warm & friendly service is one of the things that stand out at Kaya Mawa – one of the key elements of having a wonderful holiday.

A wide range of activities – both land & water – are on offer at Kaya Mawa. The lodge has a full water sports centre, so guests will have their choice from the activities menu.

Stay Kaya Mawa consists of 10 stone & teak chalets tucked away on a granite headland. Each chalet boasts bespoke décor & some offer private pools.

There are 3 standard chalets, 4 premium chalets, 1 one-bedroom house, 3 two-bedroom houses & 1 four-bedroom house.

All standard chalets enjoy lake views & are closer to the main lodge while the premium chalets are higher up with spectacular lake views. Most of the premium chalets have private plunge pools.

The one-bedroom house features a mezzanine sundowner spot, twin showers, a bath with a view, a private deck & pool as well as a sitting room with a private bar.

The two-bedroom houses are ideal for families or friends travelling together while the four-bedroom house accommodates 8 people with access to a private beach. This house enjoys uninterrupted views over the lake & features a kitchen, large living area, pool, barbeque area & comes with a house manager, nanny, chef & private housekeepers.


Activities at Kaya Mawa are ample! Guests can choose from a range of outdoor activities, including snorkelling, scuba diving, sailing, mountain biking, community visits & swimming.

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