Meaning 'maybe tomorrow', Kaya Mawa is one of Malawi's most beautiful lodges, situated on the golden shores of Likoma Island in Lake Malawi; a haven for divers and watersport enthusiasts. Winner of numerous accolades, the lodge holds an undeniably romantic aesthetic, furthered by being voted one of Conde Nast's top 10 most romantic places in the world.
The lodge blends contemporary chic style with rustic charm. Cleverly built into the surrounding boulders, and featuring stone walls and teak-framed thatched roofs, the stunning accommodation comprises 6 standard rooms, 4 'houses' and an exclusive, fully staffed 4-bedroom private villa (Ndomo). Standard rooms sit under the shade of ancient baobab trees, whilst houses offer private infinity pools with magical views across Lake Malawi to Mozambique. For those wishing to relax, the spa offers a range of treatments and specialises in cosmetic aromatherapy. For the more adventurous at heart there are a plethora of water based activities waiting to be explored, including kayaking, water skiing and sailing.
- Unique island location in Lake Malawi with private sandy beach
- Barefoot luxury at its best
- Broad range of water-based activities on offer
- Excellent eco-credentials
At a glance
- 11 Rooms & 1 Private Villa
- All Ages
- Open Apr - Dec
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
"Dont miss sundowners at the Look-Out, a fabulously romantic viewpoint with views over to Mozambique."
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Family holiday to Kaya Mawa
Outstanding house and hotel . Amazing cook and house staff . Facilities to keep us all happy ( waterskiing , boat trip , spa ). Fly invasion on one day which was a shame but they decamped us to main hotel and gave us champagne . Just fabulous ! Wilson and Pete and christene were the amazing house t…Read full review
Adventure Holiday to Kaya Mawa
This is marketed as a dream destination and does not disappoint in terms of location, service and hospitality. The food was by far the best we experienced on our whole trip and deserves high recognition. The resort deserves 5/5 but we have scored it down simply because the accommodation (rooms) …Read full review
Holiday to Kaya Mawa
Amazing staff and hosts horrible place to sleepRead full review