Church in Likoma Island

Cathedral of St Peter

Likoma's huge Anglican cathedral (1911), said to be the same size as Winchester Cathedral, should not be missed. Its stained-glass windows, crumbling masonry and sheer scale are testament to the zeal of its...

Fashion & Accessories in Likoma Island


In this thatched workshop, single mothers and orphans handcraft a range of items using locally sourced materials, reflecting Likoma's colours and culture in their cushion covers, throws, table runners, art and...

Cultural in Likoma Island

Likoma Festival

The Ilala ferry cruises to Likoma, with much barbecuing, music and revelry en route, for a weekend of cultural performances and beach sports.

Market in Likoma Island


About 100m east of the landmark cathedral, the island market's shops and stalls sell everything from food supplies to multicoloured chitenje fabric.