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Idyllic setting on the West Side of Likoma Island. Brilliant snorkelling in the clear waters of Lake Malawi. Amazing bird life including Osprey, Kites, Eagles, and Kestrels. Deluxe Eco Chalets, Superior Chalets & Standard Chalets all near the beach with stunning lake views. Bar and restaurant on a wooden deck - the perfect place for a long cool sun downer while the sun sets into the lake. In the four years since we opened we have gained the reputation for the best food on Likoma Island with lots of fresh veggies and fruit from our garden. Campsite and Dorm for budget travellers.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Internet
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Ulisa Village P.O. Box 31, Likoma Island LIK 100 Malawi
Getting there
Lilongwe Intl Airport136 mi
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I highly recommend Ulisa Bay Lodge. I brought a family of 4 to this place over the New Year holiday. The lodge shares a picturesque bay and beach with a friendly fishing village, and our children were never missing playmates. The accommodations and food are clean and nice, but
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This was my second visit to Likoma and second stay at Ulisabay lodge. This time I visited with my girlfriends and we stayed in the dorm. Very clean place. The staff are amazing and made out stay awesome. The food is great as well. Travor the manager, he is the best. The beach is
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Response from chrissQ1857IQ, Owner at Ulisa Bay Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Tamiwe, Travor, all the staff, and I really enjoyed having you staying with us and thanks for all the compliments. We look forward to your next visit. Very best wishes, Chris
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I returned to Ulisa Bay Lodge after four years. This time, we made traditional pots at the small pottery under the guidance of Mervis and Maria. The potting experience was conveniently tailored to fit the Ilala ferry timetable. We worked for 1-2 hours each day: pot making on day
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Ulisa Bay Lodge is set upon a clandestine beach with pristine waters offering visibility many meters below. Perfect for snorkelling and lazing on the beach, the staff are extremely welcoming and are the definition of friendly. Especially TRAVOR and CHRIS who organized our trip
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Response from chrissQ1857IQ, Owner at Ulisa Bay Lodge
Responded 12 Aug 2018
Thanks Maalica. Travor, all the lodge staff and myself enjoyed having you and your mother with us. We try very hard to give the best service to all our guests but it is great for everyone when we have guests who appreciate what we are trying to achieve. We do hope you will return in the future.
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We stayed here for a week and were blown away by the tranquility of the lodge.The beach was beautiful with sun loungers and good snorkling.The staff were first class and nothing was too much trouble, food and drink was very well priced and the views from the bar and restaurant
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This is what we woke up to every day!
Amazing sunsets!
View from the room
Sunset through the baobab trees
"all the rooms are lake facing , even the dorm!"
"Chalet 9 has an excellent view of the lake and other islands"
"All rooms a good"
"Chalets 5 and 6 are large enough for families"
"We loved the eco-rooms."
MalawiNorthern RegionLikoma Island
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