• Kaya Mawa overlooking Lake Malawi
  • Kaya Mawa Lodge, Lake Malawi
  • Kaya Mawa, Malawi
  • Diving at Likoma Island, Lake Malawi
  • Kaya Mawa Lodge, Lake Malawi

Lake Malawi Beach Holiday

Spend time relaxing on the beaches of  Likoma Island, Lake Malawi. Explore the island, get to know the people of Malawi and enjoy one of the best freshwater dive sites in Africa.

DAY 1: Likoma Island, Lake Malawi

On arrival in Lilongwe you will catch a charter flight to Likoma Island on Lake Malawi. You will be staying the romantic Kaya Mawa Lodge on Likoma Island, rated by Condé Nast Magazine as one of the planet’s ten most romantic destinations.

Likoma Island is covered with mango trees and ancient baobabs and encircled by glorious sandy beaches and rocky coves. To visit Likoma is to step back in time. The island remains almost untouched since its discovery by Scottish Missionaries at the end of the nineteenth century, and measures just 17 sq km with dirt roads and a few vehicles.

Alternative – travel by boat to the remote Manda Wilderness and Nkwichi Lodge on the Mozambican shores of Lake Malawi.

Overnight at  Kaya Mawa, Full board basis including non-motorised activities.

DAY 2-7: Likoma Island, Lake Malawi

Spend your time exploring, swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, sailing or just relaxing.

The pristine waters around Likoma Island is widely regarded as one of the best diving location on Lake Malawi. The diversity and sheer abundance of fish species makes it a popular fresh water dive destination.

Overnight at  Kaya Mawa, Full board basis including non-motorised activities.

DAY 7: Departure

Boat transfer back to Likoma and internal flight to Lilongwe in time your international flight home.


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The above itinerary is a suggested sample tour and can be tailored to suit your requirements, interests and budget.

Price is subject to availability and subject to change due to currency fluctuation and peak season supplements.

Terms and Conditions apply.




From January - December


On request


Accommodation & meals, Non-motorised activities as indicated, All land & air transfers

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