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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“clear water”(4 reviews)
“the owner”(8 reviews)
“ilala ferry”(3 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Ulisa Bay Lodge is set upon a clandestine beach with pristine waters offering visibility many meters below. Perfect for snorkelling and lazing on the beach, the staff are extremely welcoming and are the definition of friendly. Especially TRAVOR and CHRIS who organized our trip every...More

Thank Maalica
Response from chrissQ1857IQ, Owner at Ulisa Bay LodgeResponded 12 August 2018

Thanks Maalica. Travor, all the lodge staff and myself enjoyed having you and your mother with us. We try very hard to give the best service to all our guests but it is great for everyone when we have guests who appreciate what we are...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

We stayed here for a week and were blown away by the tranquility of the lodge.The beach was beautiful with sun loungers and good snorkling.The staff were first class and nothing was too much trouble, food and drink was very well priced and the views...More

Thank BuffeventAndrew
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Views from the kondi in our chalet were perfect. We sat having coffee while watching kids playing in the waves. A beautiful, quiet lodge where we were the only guests. Walked along the coast from Mango Drift to here and it is a stunning walk

Thank filawless
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Ulisa Bay Lodge is a gem on Likoma Island. It has a wide range of accomodation and can even cater for solo, budget backpackers like me as it has dorms. I booked a dorm bed and they had promised me an upgrade if standard rooms...More

Thank Tichakunda G
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We had a wonderful time at Ulisa Bay Lodge : we stayed 4 nights in chalets 5 & 6 which were perfect to accommodate our family (3 kids of 6, 9 and 12). The chalets were almost on the beach and we could see beautiful...More

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Idyllic setting on the West Side of Likoma Island. Brilliant snorkelling in the clear waters of Lake Malawi. Amazing bird life including Osprey, Kites, Eagles, and Kestrels. Deluxe Eco Chalets, Superior ...More Chalets & Standard Chalets all near the beach with stunning lake views. Bar and restaurant on a wooden deck - the perfect place for a long cool sun downer while the sun sets into the lake. In the four years since we opened we have gained the reputation for the best food on Likoma Island with lots of fresh veggies and fruit from our garden. Campsite and Dorm for budget travellers. Less
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Internet
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Price range
US$33 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Malawi > Northern Region > Likoma Island
Traveller (29)
Room & Suite (12)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (6)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"all the rooms are lake facing , even the dorm!"
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"Chalet 9 has an excellent view of the lake and other islands"
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"All rooms a good"
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"Chalets 5 and 6 are large enough for families"
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