Kaya Mawa
Kaya Mawa, Lake Malawi Kaya Mawa, Lake Malawi
Kaya Mawa, Lake Malawi
Kaya Mawa, Lake Malawi

Kaya Mawa

A regular finalist in the Safari Awards 'Best Beach Safari Property' and nominated for 'Best Safari Cuisine', Kaya Mawa is firmly on the map as an unforgettable beach-front experience.




Likoma Island, set in the tingling clear waters of Lake Malawi, where time stopped over 100 years ago and shows no inclination to get going again. With quad-biking, diving, sailing and fishing, this is the place to stay awhile.

Need to Know

Kaya Mawa is the ultimate chilling zone after a safari.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Sailing, quad biking, kite surfing, PADI diving, kayaks, snorkelling, water skiing, wake boarding, mountain biking, cultural visits.


11 rooms including 3 family houses. One four bedroom exclusive villa


  • 2016 Global Excellence Awards 'Most Exclusive Luxury Resort 2016',
  • Haute Grandeur ‘Best Villa in Africa’ 2016,
  • Haute Grandeur ‘Best Beach Resort in Malawi' 2016,
  • Luxury Travel Awards 2017 'Service Excellence Award',
  • 'Most Romantic Places in the World' Conde Nast,
  • Tatler Top 101 Hotels for families,
  • Safari Awards 2016 - 2nd 'Best Safari Cuisine', 3rd Best Beach Property in Africa in the Good Safari Awards 2013


Open 25 March - 15 Jan. (Closed for the rainy season).

Average StayAverage Stay

4-5 Nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

$375 - $495

Children PolicyChild Policy

All ages welcome

Contact and Social Media

To find out more, visit Kaya Mawa's website.

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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