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Kaya Mawa

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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“our honeymoon”(12 reviews)
“lake malawi”(39 reviews)
“plunge pool”(8 reviews)
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights as part of a competition with with National Geographic Traveller Magazine. And wow, what a stay it was! Cannot fault anything about this place. They pay enormous attention to detail in every aspect. Arrived by Cesna onto the small airstrip...More

2  Thank Kate M
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We came here for 4 nights after our wedding to chill-out, then kick off the rest of our honeymoon - it was perfect. The location and cottages are beautiful. They are rustic but hugely romantic, and you feel very connected with the surroundings. The food...More

3  Thank Rob P
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Wow, what a lovely place! It's lovely that there's only a handful of rooms so you hardly bump into the other guests. The setting is amazing and the accommodation fabulous! We stayed the first 2 nights in Ndani which was away from the others slightly...More

Thank Harry557
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We arrived on a boat having sailed up the lake and spent a few days relaxing, walking, snorkelling and diving at Kaya Mawa. Michelle is the most wonderful manager - nothing is too much trouble and the staff are all beautifully trained so you never...More

1  Thank EmmaHedges
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here after a week on safari so were after a relaxing stay and no early mornings. The hotel is beautiful with rooms built around the rocks around the bay. Ours were both stunning with fabulous views of the bay. The style is one...More

2  Thank Richard L
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Room Service
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$523 - US$721 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$523 - US$721 (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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"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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