Kaya Mawa

Kaya Mawa, which translates as “maybe tomorrow”, is located on the beautiful Likoma Island in Lake Malawi amongst the naturally-formed boulders, white sandy beaches, lush vegetation, Baobab tree forests and Mango trees. Kaya Mawa offers a variety of luxurious accommodation, all with spectacular views of the beach or lake, and all offering an incredibly unique, private island experience. From the standard chalets to the sprawling family houses with private beach and pool, you are spoilt for choice. There are a range of activities on offer here including electric quad-biking around the Island, sailing and snorkelling.

Why we like it here

There is a spectacular variety of luxurious rooms.

Kaya Mawa has its own private beach location.

All houses have private pools.

Guests are offered a range of water sports, as well as PADI-certified scuba courses

The lodge is eco-friendly.

A large portion of the lodge is decorated by up-cycled waste that was designed by a community project called Katundu.

Guests can unwind at the spa which is in a private chalet, surrounded by water.

Their award-nominated kitchen prides itself on serving fresh, healthy and innovative dishes using organic produce.

Things to be aware of

Access to the Island is by plane.

There is Wi-Fi in the office only, not in the rooms.

There is no air conditioning.

Where we are situated