Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star lodge with pools and private beach

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free WiFi
Swimming pools


Wake up to the ocean at your door at this lodge, which is located on a lake and set on its own private sand beach.

Property Features

At Kaya Mawa, relax by one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools or spend the day at the private sand beach where you can enjoy snorkeling.

Room Amenities

All 12 individually decorated rooms feature room service and patios. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include Egyptian cotton sheets, separate bathtubs and showers, and rainfall showerheads.

Lodge Amenities

Lodge Amenities

Step outside to unwind on the sand beach. Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. Cool off in one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools at Kaya Mawa, and enjoy summer activities like surfing/boogie boarding and snorkeling.

A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. The lodge offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the lodge's bars, which include a beach bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in April 2010.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • On private beach 
  • Picnic area 
  • Beach bar 
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Direct access to private beach 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Beach towels 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2000 
  • Total number of rooms - 12 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wedding services 
  • Computer station 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Turndown service 
  • Free bottled water 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Patio 
  • Private bathroom 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Kaya Mawa has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

5 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a private beach.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 

Spa Services

  • Massages on beach 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Lodge Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No pets or service animals allowed

Lodge Name

  • Kaya Mawa
  • Kaya Mawa Hotel
  • Kaya Mawa Hotel Likoma Island
  • Kaya Mawa Likoma Island
  • Mawa Kaya
  • Kaya Mawa Malawi/Likoma Island
  • Kaya Mawa Lodge Likoma Island
  • Kaya Mawa Lodge

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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