Designed in the shape of a steam ship with car doors for windows, Sitima Inn Hotel are one of the most popular hotel situated 2km from the famous Nkotakota Boma.
The inn was built in the 1960s out of old shipping boat materials. The historical building, with it`s unique design in the shape of a steam ship(maze like inside) that had car doors for windows and other bizarre objects incorporated into the architecture.
Designed by a local politician who wanted it to look like one of the old steamers that crossed Lake Malawi, is an excellent example of naive architecture.
Sitima Inn Hotel is located at the lakeshore and is situated 2km from Nkotakota Boma. The Ilala ferry also docks there on its way to the magical Likoma Islands. Sitima Inn Hotel, is known as the Hidden Jewel of Nkhotakota.
Lake Malawi is the third largest in Africa and the eighth largest lake in the world, located between Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. This great lake's tropical waters are reportedly the habitat of more species of fish than those of any other body of freshwater on Earth, including more than 1000 species of cichlids.