We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Kaya Mawa

    P.O. Box 79, Likoma Island, Malawi
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
     2 people are viewing this hotel
    US$594
    US$601
    US$601
    Traveller (237)
    Room & Suite (76)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Overview
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good6%
    • Average0%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “fresh water” (15 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (12 reviews)
    “lake malawi” (38 reviews)
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    24 Dec25 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 5 partner sites to see rooms from US$594.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Likoma Island hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "eef5648c0ba64d18bcf2966eef9479f2", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":556070,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[38358793],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":594,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"eef5648c0ba64d18bcf2966eef9479f2","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":603,"lowestMetaPrice":594,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":603,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":603,"lowestMetaPrice":594,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":603,"hotelName":"Kaya Mawa","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImVlZjU2NDhjMGJhNjRkMThiY2YyOTY2ZWVmOTQ3OWYyIiwiQUlLIjoiZDczNzAwZjk5NGUzNGIwZmFjY2E1ZDI3Mzg5YjE3YTQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$594", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"38358793":"Expedia","67361318":"TravelocityEWS","109332541":"HotelsCom2IB","78947294":"OrbitzEWS","79624709":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (194)
    There are newer reviews for Kaya Mawa
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    71 - 75 of 183 reviews

    Reviewed 6 December 2014

    We spent 3 wonderful nights at Kaya Mawa in November. We loved everything about it. Our room was beautiful and really well designed. The attention to detail is quite something. Staff could not be more helpful. Food is outstanding and you could choose to eat...More

    5  Thank DJC1010
    Reviewed 27 November 2014

    This is an outstanding resort on paradise island. The manager Michelle makes everything happen without fuss and anticipates every wish of her guests. The chef Richard with his lady assistants consistently produce delicious contemporary meals. The waiters and other staff are friendly and more charming...More

    Thank bobbydazzler199
    Reviewed 13 November 2014

    Everything from the flight to the room to the meals was absolutely perfect. The chalet was breathtaking, the swimming in the ocean at sunset magical and the food was to die for. I highly recommend coming here. The staff are so attentive to your every...More

    1  Thank Jonathan G
    Reviewed 16 October 2014

    My wife and I stayed at Kaya Mawa for 5 nights after visiting the Victoria Falls and a Safari. This was for a bit of beach chilling after a hectic few days before. Wow what a place! It really is a truly wonderful and unique...More

    2  Thank Geoffgreenassoc
    Reviewed 6 October 2014

    Kaya Maya was recommended by a well travelled colleague as her fav place on earth, & truly is a beautiful & exceptional place. Unlike big corporate beach hotels where you are with a million others on a fenced off beach, this intimate place is part...More

    1  Thank Anilegna
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$529 - US$620 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity and Hotels.com so you can book your Kaya Mawa reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Malawi >
    • Northern Region >
    • Likoma Island
    • Also Known As
    • Kaya Mawa Likoma Island
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (237)
    Room & Suite (76)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Dining (18)
    Hotel & Grounds (114)
    Bathroom (6)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
    Nearby
    Nearby Restaurants
    Kaya Papaya
    73 reviews
    70.27 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    pebbles61
    4 June 2017|
    Answer
    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
    0
    Votes
    974felixn
    26 May 2017|
    Answer
    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
    0
    Votes
    tillie1001
    10 March 2017|
    Answer
    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
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "we had a look at few rooms, all are amazing and quirky in their own right. We loved Msweka, on the..."
    Read review
    "All are unique. Mainja best for families / extended groups. Far end of beach, but very private. Superbly..."
    Read review
    "Khuyu was comfortably close to all amenities but still totally self contained."
    Read review
    "All rooms are crazy but on my of the lake is the best for me."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing