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Kaya Mawa

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“fresh water”(15 reviews)
“our honeymoon”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

We stayed for 3 nights at the end of our travels in Malawi and Zambia and wished we were staying for a lot longer! We arrived on a very compact and bijoux plane (seating 6) and were met at the 'airport' by a couple of...More

3  Thank WarwickshirelittleL
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Stayed 7 nights in the Madimba House at the beginning of our holiday, moving on to safari at Chinzombo and Chongwe River Camp. The Lodge is totally stunning, by far the best "beach lodge" we have stayed at in Africa! From the management, staff and...More

1  Thank Jas722013
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Just back from 8 nights and an amazing holiday at kaya mawa. We've done a bit of travelling over the last few years- Mauritius, Caribbean, Zanzibar, Oz and kaya is comfortably the best place we've been. The setting is stunning, the rooms luxurious and best...More

1  Thank james w
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Enjoyed our stay on this stunning island/lake and as others have said, it's a great place to chill after safari. We stayed in Mbamba but would probably go for one of the lower level rooms if ever we returned. We scored some unseasonal crappy weather...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2013

We spent five nights at Kaya Mawa at the end of a very luxurious honeymoon and it surpassed all expectations. Our room was a little house built into the rocks, very private with its own deck leading to the water. Having looked around some of...More

3  Thank BobandSally2013
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Certificate of Excellence
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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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US$529 - US$621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$529 - US$621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
9 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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