I transfer across the lake from Mozambique,
in a 2-hour boat journey via stops at immigrations out of Mozambique and into Malawi.
Passing rural fishing villages en route, we
speed towards a long golden sandy cove.
Kaya Mawa is a real highlight of Malawi. I can
instantly see why it’s a honeymoon hotspot.
A taste of authentic Malawi, with culture and
rural villages, this is far removed from the
tourists and trappings of any beach resort
of today. 11 villas are hidden within lush
vegetation lining the beach. Mine is the only
chalet positioned on the second beach, which
is gloriously rugged and local. The warm
golden expanse is empty except for a couple
of fishermen’s wives and their babies dipping
into shallow waters. My Flintstones-styled
luxury chalet, Ngani, is entirely private and
idiosyncratically quirky in design. Inside, the
bath is at a height, up s ѕ