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Kaya Mawa

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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Perhaps the best, and most romantic, destination i have had the pleasure in visiting; diving / snorkeling superb, food excellent, comfort guaranteed and staff awesome! Will hopefully have the pleasure in returning sometime in the future to this little piece of paradise.

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Reviewed 5 September 2015

Although after 10 days safari in Zambia it is slightly awkward to get to, Kaya Mawa is well worth the effort. This is a little bit of barefoot heaven. It is in an idyllic situation between two lovely beaches with a view over the lake...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Is there anything better than to wake up next to someone you love, feeling healthy and well rested? Yes, to do that exact same thing in a bed in a room carved out on the rock on southern Likoma island. Kaya Mawa (maybe tomorrow) consist...More

2  Thank lat59
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Pros Well thought out location. The beach feels as though you are on the ocean although it is a freshwater lake. Clean water with good visibility and no parasites. Locals friendly Can bike ride around the island with complimentary bikes Good service Chef is excellent...More

2  Thank ray m
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This is a bit late, we were there last July but I have not forgotten one moment. We had been on an wonderful safari around Zambia so Kaya Mawa had a lot to live up to but I fell in love with Likoma before we...More

2  Thank Jane C
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US$524 - US$704 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
10 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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