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Kaya Mawa

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  • Poor1%
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“fresh water”(15 reviews)
“our honeymoon”(12 reviews)
“lake malawi”(38 reviews)
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

With a perfect match of local people and all the luxury you would expect from a top notch place in, let's say, the Caribbean. But hey, this is Africa! This is even Malawi! You are helping the locals with your visit. Everything is friendly, classy...More

Thank TonyCDL
Reviewed June 17, 2017

WOW!! Such a beautiful island paradise in every way - stunning accommodation in very private, large 'rooms', built into and out of the rocks, with astounding views of Lake Malawi. Fabulous manager, Michelle and talented chef, Rich - every meal was a delicious delight! Dining...More

2  Thank Maz and Rich L
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I and our two teenage children spent an incredible week at Kaya Mawa after three days safari in Southern Zambia and fell in love with this beautiful island and its people. Getting to the island involves an hours flight from Lilongwe in...More

Thank Julia S
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We couldn't have dreamt of a better place to end our holidays, Kaya Mawa offered us an amazing two nights. It is impossible to describe how beautiful everything is, rooms, common areas, beach beds... The place is stunning and the team is amazing, Michelle is...More

1  Thank Cloé A
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Visited in november with my sister omg paradise_ heaven on earth. Staff couldnt do enough for us. Accomodation excellent. Spent a week chilling and playing with keara the beautiful lab. Waking up to the sound of birds and the local children laughing was so nice....More

4  Thank Annette S
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Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
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$523 - $732 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$523 - $732 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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pebbles61
June 4, 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
May 26, 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
March 9, 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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