Kaya Mawa

P.O. Box 79, Likoma Island, Malawi | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Likoma Island

Likoma Island - Mango Drift

A travel blog entry by africaadventure


... the one remaining portion, arrived. A wing (her least favourite piece of chicken) and some, as yet unidentified, innards swimming on her plate. Of course Likoma wasn't all about food. We had decided to spend a week on the island between northbound ferries, initially keen to do some scuba diving. We have a short list of activities and sights we would love to do on our trip that fall outside of our intended budget. The plan is to weigh each one up on it's merits when the ...

We Lake it, We Lake it Alot

A travel blog entry by davo.and.bethan


... hour hike from the nearest road or by boat, luckily we timed our trip to coincide with the boat, phew! The boat that services the lake is called the Ilala an old steam boat that chugs up the lake and back once a week.

We arrived early at the ferry port, which was lucky as it left half an hour early taking everyone by surprise and forcing a man to complete a daring leap from the lower deck. It turns out the captain was worried about completing the journey before ...

Christmas Time

A travel blog entry by paddyfetherston


We arrived at Likomo Island and stayed for 5 nights including Christmas.

Like Chizumulu we spent most of our time relaxing on the beach with plenty of swimming.

We were interrupted one morning when what looked like a huge plume of smoke threatened to engulf the beach. Although it was not smoke, it was a cloud of lake flies. Billions ...

Chizimulu Island

A travel blog entry by paddyfetherston


We had a very relaxing three nights on Chizimulu island spending most our time reading and swimming.

We had one incidence of note - We came across the biggest spider either of us had ever seen, and it was living in our room!

He was a very ...

Adventures of the Ilala Ferry

A travel blog entry by meltin4

The Ilala is the ferry that takes you to and from Chizumulu and Likoma Islands along with various other places along Lake Malawi. Unless you have a lot of money to fly to Likoma, this is your only transport option to get there.

At a couple of the stops, one being Nkhata Bay, the ferry can get right up to the Jetty ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on P.O. Box 79, Likoma Island, is near Ulisa Gardens.
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