Ndomo Point House
Ndomo Point House is a spectacular, fully staffed private house on Malawi’s beautiful Likoma Island. The island is small and sparsely populated, inhabited only by the local fishing community. Ndomo Point House is set on its own beach on the south-west corner of the island with uninterrupted views across towards mainland Malawi 72km away. It is a 15 minute walk from the main area of Kaya Mawa lodge and guests staying here have a boat and vehicle at their disposal. Guests here are also welcome to use all the facilities at the main lodge.
Accommodation & Facilities
Ndomo Point House has four beautifully decorated en-suite bedrooms and sleeps eight. There is a large stylish living area, large pool and private beach. Dinner is always under the stars and can be served wherever you like at the house, or you may choose to eat on the main beach at Kaya Mawa. You will have a chef, housekeeper, ground staff and watchmen at your disposal.
Eating & Sleeping
A private chef means children can be easily catered for at times to suit with child friendly meals such as fish and chips, chicken and chips, pizza, pasta, plain chicken and vegetables etc. There is no formal childcare provision although the housekeeping staff with childcare experience are happy to babysit whilst parents eat dinner or want to relax during the day. There is no charge for this however it is normal etiquette to give the babysitter a tip.
From Ndomo and Kaya Mawa you can make a visit to Mozambique or take a trip by dhow boat. The island is also home to St Peter’s Cathedral, constructed at the end of the 19th century it is the third largest cathedral in Central Africa. If guests tire of relaxing on the beach, more energetic options including kite surfing, water skiing and diving, which can be arranged locally. Lake Malawi has some of the best fresh water diving to be found anywhere in the world. A walk into the local village is safe and fun, the island can be explored by bicycles and the choir from the cathedral often comes to Kaya Mawa to sing and dance for guests.
Specifically for children..
• Island walks.
• Mountain bikes available to explore the island.
• Visit Katundu textiles.
• Snorkelling (range of sizes, equipment provided).
• Kayaking (single and double plus stand up paddle board).
• Sailing (depends on child size as to participation).
Activities at additional cost:
• Diving (minimum age eight).
• Wake boarding, water skiing (children from age six subject to swimming ability).
• Knee boarding.
• Sailing & water skiing lessons (minimum age for sailing five, minimum age for water skiing eight).
• Quad biking (minimum age 16).
• Kite surfing (board and instruction subject to availability of instructor so please request in advance).