Places in Likomo Island
Likomo Island is the biggest one of the two islands in Lake Malawi ( also known as Lake Nyasa). The island is entirely surrounded by Mozambican territorial waters but are exclaves of Malawi The whole island in total is 18 km.Malawi
The coast of Likomo Island is varied with sandy bays, swamps and rocky slopes. There are a large number of mango and baobab trees on the island. The Fauna is composed mostly of amphibians, reptilians and birds.The only town on the island has a huge cathedral called St Peterís Cathedral which was built in 1903 and one of the largest churches in Africa.
The island also has the most beautiful beaches and coves in which are the best diving and snorkelling in Malawi. You have a choice of different accommodation establishment of which there are luxury resorts as well. Some of the activities on Likomo Island includes Birdwatching, cycling and mountain biking, fishing, quad biking, walking and trekking, boat trips, kayaking , sail boarding, sailing, snorkelling and water skiing.
See below for Likomo Island safari lodges in Malawi.
Lake Malawi : Likomo Island
Kaya Mawa Lodge provides secluded luxury in traditional surroundings and is the ultimate Malawi island lodge on Likoma Island