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Kaya Mawa

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“fresh water”(15 reviews)
“our honeymoon”(12 reviews)
“lake malawi”(38 reviews)
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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

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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 17 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
Reviewed 4 May 2015

We've been lucky enough to stay at some pretty wonderful places, but Kaya Mawa goes into the category of one of the best. The position is utterly stunning, and the pleasure of swimming in lake Malawi every day will stay in our memory forever with...More

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Room Service
Restaurant
Beachfront
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Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$523 - US$722 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$523 - US$722 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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"we had a look at few rooms, all are amazing and quirky in their own right. We loved Msweka, on the..."
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"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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