Matema is a beach on the coast of lake Nyasa situated 45 kilometres from Kyela.It is a thirty to forty five minutes drive by car or motorcycle from Kyela,2 to 3 hours ride by bicycle.There are two lodges to overnight which are The Lutheran Hotel and Matema Lake Shore Resort.
Since August 2010 the Crazy crocodiles campste started its operation on the beach of Matema.
In Matema you can enjoy:-
1.The beach,swimming,sunbathing with cold drinks
2.Visiting the Lyulilo pottery industry
3.Ikombe Pottery industry
4.The Nkyala ritual cave on the livingstone mountains in the lake
5.See the ornamental fish in the lake
6.Go for the Mwalalo water falls where it takes you 2 hours to reach the top and swim there.
7.But also many tailor made activities can be arranged at your request.