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Self-catering Accommodation in Elephant Coast

Mseni Lodge

16 Reviews
Sleeps 66 in 17 rooms

This quaint lodge is hidden away in a lush dune forest offering private and secluded cabins. The cabins sleep from two to eight people with...
This quaint lodge is hidden away in a lush dune forest offering private and secluded cabins. The cabins sleep from two to eight people with either double or single beds. Some of the cabins are equipped with braai areas and some of the cabins are offered on a bed and breakfast basis. Guests are able to select the best option for them. All of the cabins are equipped with guest amenities and tea and coffee-making facilities.

Guests can enjoy breakfasts and a-la-carte dinners in the restaurant and pub lunches are available throughout the day. There is a bar area with stunning sea view as well as satellite TV for major sporting events.
from R830

umThiba

7 Reviews
Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

umThiba is a private lodge set in the heart of Kuleni Game Park - a natural sand forest adjacent to the Phinda Game Reserve and in close...
umThiba is a private lodge set in the heart of Kuleni Game Park - a natural sand forest adjacent to the Phinda Game Reserve and in close proximity to the St Lucia World Heritage Site. The park is home to wildebeest, giraffe, warthog, zebra and a large variety of antelope. With the abundance of bird life, it is also a birdwatcher's paradise.

This comfortable lodge allows the visitor the opportunity to experience nature and wildlife at its pristine best from a deck chair on the verandah, or while walking the many nature trails that traverse the diverse indigenous bush and grasslands that make up the park. umThiba is fully equipped for self-catering and is suitable for couples as well as groups of family and friends.
from R1520

Sarah's Dynasty

Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

This large home promises peace and tranquillity in a comfortable well-furnished setting that allows you to get away from it all. Sarah’s...
This large home promises peace and tranquillity in a comfortable well-furnished setting that allows you to get away from it all. Sarah’s Dynasty is situated in the centre of the St Lucia village; this village is surrounded by a nature reserve known as the iSimangaliso Wetland.

Classically decorated, this home is self-catering, serviced daily and fully equipped with all the necessary amenities. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms and it comfortably sleeps six guests. Relax in one of the two lounges situated next to the built-in braai and sparkling blue pool. Practice your game of pool in the entertainment area complete with TV and DVD player in the informal lounge.

Sarah's is situated in a secure complex with remote controlled access and a lock-up garage as well as under-cover parking. Your host, At, lives on the premises in a cottage and guarantees you the best personal service. Sarah’s Dynasty is an excellent base from which to visit and explore the surrounding areas.
from R1700

Monzi Safaris

3 Reviews
Sleeps 52 in 13 rooms

Monzi Safaris Tented Camp offers 13 luxury tents with en-suite bathrooms. Cool down in our large pool while the fire is going in the...
Monzi Safaris Tented Camp offers 13 luxury tents with en-suite bathrooms. Cool down in our large pool while the fire is going in the barbecue area.

Prepare your meal in our fully stocked outdoor kitchen or dine at one of the many restaurants surrounding our camp. Experience St Lucia at its best.

All guests share the large kitchen which is fully equipped with gas stoves, hotplates and crockery. Wi-Fi access is available through the tented camp.
from R806

Hippo Hideaway

73 Reviews
Sleeps 33 in 11 rooms

Situated on the banks of the St Lucia Estuary, near the Greater iSimagaliso Wetland Park and Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve, this idyllic...
Situated on the banks of the St Lucia Estuary, near the Greater iSimagaliso Wetland Park and Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve, this idyllic luxury lodge is your gateway to the unspoiled beaches of the Elephant Coast. Hippo Hideaway is an ethnic retreat which offers accommodation on a self-catering or bed and breakfast basis. Breakfasts are an optional extra and can be specified when making your reservation.

The lodge comprises 21 luxurious air-conditioned units, each with its own fully self-contained kitchen. Flat-screen TVs in all rooms give access to DStv for those rare days of rain in the area. There are seven two-sleeper units, 12 four-sleeper units, two three-sleeper units and one luxury Honeymoon Suite. All rooms are fully air-conditioned and offer luxurious fittings. The rooms are provided with DStv, complimentary tea and coffee, toiletries, bed linen, towels, microwave ovens and fridge-freezers.

The central thatched boma faces out over the swimming pool and is the ideal place to either relax in the hammocks or sit in the shade to adjust to the relaxing pace of Zululand. Life does not get much better than gazing out over the bank of the estuary in the evening, whilst the braai crackles in the background. Join us for sundowners under our thatched boma and you will see why we say that the best sunsets always come from Africa.
from R1190

Lai-La Log Cabins

13 Reviews
Sleeps 30 in 6 rooms

Lai-La Log Cabins offers six self-catering units. Each cabin has two bedrooms with a sleeper couch in the lounge. Each main bedroom has an...
Lai-La Log Cabins offers six self-catering units. Each cabin has two bedrooms with a sleeper couch in the lounge. Each main bedroom has an air-conditioner and each unit has a bathroom, kitchen, lounge and a carport. Guests are required to bring their own towels and bathroom amenities.

There is a braai area, swimming pool and security gate. We also ask a R200 breakage and key deposit, which is refundable should no breakages or damages occur.
from R730

Elegant Lodge

Sleeps 19 in 12 rooms

Elegant lodge is situated in Pongola just off the N2 highway between Pretoria and Durban. It is the perfect stopover on your way to...
Elegant lodge is situated in Pongola just off the N2 highway between Pretoria and Durban. It is the perfect stopover on your way to Swaziland, Ponta do Oura in Mozambique, Sodwana bay or the north coast.

Located conveniently opposite the golf course in a quiet area, the upmarket double-storey guest house offers you secure parking, a lovely landscaped garden and twelve rooms with en-suite bathrooms.

We have two luxury rooms with a shower and a bath, as well as five double rooms and five single rooms. All the rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with DStv, air-conditioner, bar fridge, hairdryer, safe, a coffee station and Wi-Fi.

You can relax in the lounge watching TV, play pool or enjoy your own drinks at the bar. Unfortunately we are not licensed to sell liquor but you are most welcome to bring your own. Soft drinks are sold at the bar area. Breakfast can be enjoyed either inside or outside. We offer a three-course homecooked dinner on request.
from R690

St Lucia Accommodation

Sleeps 14 in 9 rooms

Situated within the Monzi Golf Estate, St Lucia Accommodation offers guests a comfortable and affordable stay in Monzi which is just 10...
Situated within the Monzi Golf Estate, St Lucia Accommodation offers guests a comfortable and affordable stay in Monzi which is just 10 minutes away from St Lucia. It is the perfect stopover on your way to exploring the North Coast.

There are three comfortably furnished rooms available, of which some have views of the tropical garden. Rooms have single-, bunk- and double beds. There is a distinctive African-inspired design which can be seen in the natural stone floors and the neutral colour décor in the rooms.

There is a fully equipped kitchen available for all your self-catering needs, but meals can be provided on request at an additional cost. A large outside braai area provides the ideal space to appreciate the weather and enjoy a delicious meal. Relax with a drink from the bar while unwinding in the Jacuzzi or in the rock pool.

Nature lovers are in for a real treat as your hosts will organise a variety of activities such as a boat cruises to observe hippos and crocodiles, game drives to view a variety of bird- and wild life, and cultural tours. Water sport activities can also be arranged and these include kayaking and deep-sea fishing. Seasonal whale-watching and turtle-viewing excursions are not to be missed and will prove to be a highlight of your stay.
from R340

The Fever Tree Guest House

5 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 5 rooms

The Fever Tree Guest House is set on the edge of Hluhluwe in the heart of Zululand, in northern...
The Fever Tree Guest House is set on the edge of Hluhluwe in the heart of Zululand, in northern KwaZulu-Natal. This small town is situated between iSimangaliso Wetland Park and Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve. Our name was inspired by the beautiful fever trees that are so much part of this area.

On this property, where everything that grows is either indigenous or edible, we offer a service that combines comfort and style with an ecological consciousness.

At The Fever Tree, we offer four creatively decorated rooms with beautifully fitted en-suite bathrooms. This guest house with the customary coffee and tea making facilities and an earthy-African ambience that will make your stay here close to perfect.

All rooms have remote controlled televisions with six television channels, including M-Net and selected DStv channels, ceiling fans, air-conditioning and towels are provided. Three rooms have private entrances and a small kitchenette. Guests have free use of the splash pool.

Our dining and reception room rooms opens on to the beautiful garden and swimming pool, while the lounge and other rooms have a view of the front garden. Birdlife is abundant, so bring along your binoculars and you could well be rewarded with some wonderful sightings.
from R700

The Guest House Pongola

18 Reviews
Sleeps 22 in 8 rooms

Our comfortable, 10-bedroom guest house is well positioned in a beautiful tropical garden, opposite the Rugby Club in Pongola and easily...
Our comfortable, 10-bedroom guest house is well positioned in a beautiful tropical garden, opposite the Rugby Club in Pongola and easily accessible from the N2.

You will find that our rooms are clean, spacious, and inviting, with access to 24-hour air-conditioning, DStv, flat screen TVs, and complimentary tea and coffee. All rooms have their own bathrooms and various options of showers or baths are available. We have additional beds and cots that convert any standard room into a family room for your peace of mind, and there is also ample secure gated parking, a children’s play area, and a sparkling swimming pool.

Our meals are hearty and home-cooked, and you can choose either a plated dinner in the dining room or a more relaxed braai on the patio, overlooking the pool and garden, while breakfasts are a full English breakfast treat.

While many of our guests are working reps, consultants, technical specialists on short project visits, or families en route to Mozambique, Swaziland, Kosi and Sodwana Bays, there are those guests who wish to linger, and for them there is much to do in and around the fertile Pongola Valley.

On a practical note, there is a well-equipped, modern hospital that is staffed with an experienced, professional and caring medical team, and the airport on the outskirts of town and can cater for most light aircrafts.

Come and enjoy the Pongola area from the peace and comfort of The Guest House Pongola.
from R690

iGwalagwala Guest House

2 Reviews
Sleeps 15 in 5 rooms

iGwalagwala Guest House is nestled in the unique little village of St Lucia, which is situated in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park at the...
iGwalagwala Guest House is nestled in the unique little village of St Lucia, which is situated in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park at the mouth of the St Lucia Estuary. The shores of the balmy Indian Ocean are only a ten minute walk from our front door.

Our double rooms have en-suite bathrooms and are equipped with fans or air-conditioning, hairdryers and tea and coffee-making facilities. We offer the option of a light breakfast buffet, a full English breakfast or self-catering facilities. We also provide a comfortable lounge and relaxing lawn area next to a sparkling pool with a gazebo and barbecue facilities. In addition, the guest house has secure access-controlled parking, and the beaches, shops and numerous restaurants are within walking distance.

We provide "owner-hospitality" with a wealth of information on the area to assist you in making the most of your stay with us. What makes us unique is that we will establish what your expectations of the area are, and then help you plan your stay to maximize this expectation. With our intimate knowledge of the entire country, we can also advise you on planning your complete trip free of charge.

The diversity and interconnected ecosystems ensure a one-stop destination for visitors looking for the most varied wildlife and outdoor experiences in the world. The iSimangaliso Wetland Park was declared South Africa's first World Heritage Site in 1999. It includes over 100 km of pristine coastline, stretching from St Lucia to the Mozambique border, and includes 38 000 hectares of lake, numerous islands and an estuary supporting a variety of habitats including the Lebombo Mountains, grasslands, forests, wetlands, mangroves and vegetated dunes, with magnificent beaches and coral reefs. This natural diversity creates an environment which is a birdwatcher’s dream, with more than 500 species to be found in the area.
from R920

Flamingo Holiday Flats

29 Reviews
Sleeps 36 in 9 rooms

Flamingo Holiday Apartments is located on the Elephant Coast in the heart of the exquisite St Lucia World Heritage Site, between Lake St...
Flamingo Holiday Apartments is located on the Elephant Coast in the heart of the exquisite St Lucia World Heritage Site, between Lake St Lucia and the Indian Ocean.

The property is within safe walking distance of numerous restaurants and shops. With its lakes, lagoons, freshwater swamps and grasslands, St Lucia supports more animal species than the better-known parks and deltas in Southern Africa. Your hosts, Pierre and Rose Blignaut, will welcome you.
from R600

Chumbi Bush House

1 Review
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

The Chumbi Bush House is a place to really unwind and relax.

This self-catering holiday house is set within a private nature...
The Chumbi Bush House is a place to really unwind and relax.

This self-catering holiday house is set within a private nature reserve, adjacent to the Phinda game reserve, and is within a short drive of the St Lucia World Heritage site, Sodwana Bay and Hluhluwe National Park.

This comfortable home allows the visitor the opportunity to experience nature and wildlife at its best, right from the deck chair on the veranda. A wonderful place to just relax, go for walks, fish on the river, or ride your bike in the mountain.

The farm is home to wildebeest, giraffe, warthog, and a large variety of antelope including nyala and red duiker. There is an abundance of wildlife and exquisite birdlife for the avid birdwatchers.

Chumbi House is large and spacious, and offers complete privacy with a king-size bed in the main room, and a queen-size bed in the second bedroom. The third bedroom sleeps two in twin beds and has a private bathroom. All linen and towels are provided, and rooms are cleaned daily.

The lounge has a TV with DStv, and the kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering. Guests can share meals on the beautiful patio, or enjoy a braai. Outside there is an outdoor shower, to wash off after a long hike or bike ride, or to simply refresh.

The property has lock-able garages for two cars and night security. The home is suitable for couples, as well as a family and friends.
from R2500
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The Bridge Apartment 09

Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Weekday Special   The Bridge Apartment 09 offers a peaceful family destination. This apartment is situated within a resort which borders the banks of the St...
The Bridge Apartment 09 offers a peaceful family destination. This apartment is situated within a resort which borders the banks of the St Lucia Estuary.

This fully equipped ground-floor apartment has two bedroom and an open-plan kitchen and lounge. The kitchen is fully equipped with cutlery, crockery, and all utensils. The living room has a sleeper couch and DStv. The apartment can comfortably accommodate four adults and two children.

The resort has a communal swimming pool, a braai area and a private jetty. The more active guest can also enjoy a game of tennis or squash. Guests could choose to visit one of the nearby game reserves, or go snorkelling at Cape Vidal.
from R1400

Lodge Afrique

24 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 8 rooms

Lodge Afriquè is situated in the village of St Lucia, on a glorious stretch of coastline fringed with golden beaches and caressed by the...
Lodge Afriquè is situated in the village of St Lucia, on a glorious stretch of coastline fringed with golden beaches and caressed by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.

Lodge Afriquè is a bed and breakfast lodge offering eight free-standing, en-suite thatched units and can cater for up to 16 people at a time. The spacious chalets are situated in a tropical garden with a sparkling pool and each offers air-conditioning, a private outdoor shower and a patio.

All the chalets are connected to the central lodge by a raised wooden deck. The central lodge includes the breakfast area, bar, braai and leisure area, and is equipped with Satellite television and free Internet access. Secure parking is also provided.

This region, in the northeast of KwaZulu-Natal, is also known as the Elephant Coast; an astonishingly beautiful strip of land stretching some 220 km long and 70 km wide. Bound by mountains, the ocean and bushveld, the area holds many of nature's miracles and secrets and provides an unspoilt ecotourism playground with an untamed spirit.

Lake St Lucia is a 65 km long estuary system with a total area of 330 km. iSimangaliso Wetland Park, previously known as the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, was declared a World Heritage Site on 1 December 1999. With a surface area of 32 800 hectares, the park is considered the second largest in South Africa. The town of St Lucia has a vibrant holiday atmosphere with all the necessary amenities such as restaurants, curio shops and several tour operators.
from R1300

The Bridge Apartment 21

Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

The Bridge Apartment 21 is located in the Main Street of St Lucia and it overlooks the St Lucia Estuary. It is set within a resort and is...
The Bridge Apartment 21 is located in the Main Street of St Lucia and it overlooks the St Lucia Estuary. It is set within a resort and is the ideal base for seaside holidays.

Apartment 21 overlooks the garden and the swimming pool. It has two bedrooms, sleeping up to four adults and two kids. The main bedroom has a queen-size bed, the second bedroom has a double bed, and there is a sleeper couch in lounge. The bathroom has a shower, a double wash basin and a toilet. There is a fully fitted kitchen with a fridge, a microwave, a kettle, a toaster, an oven and a hob.

The apartment leads out to a balcony with a table and six chairs. Linen and towels are provided, however not beach towels, dish cloths, sponges and dish washing liquid. A daily cleaning service can be arranged on request.
from R1250

Hlulala Guest House

3 Reviews
Sleeps 20 in 8 rooms

Nature lovers home from home. Our family friendly guesthouse with spacious rooms is more than enough. Be a guest in our house and...
Nature lovers home from home. Our family friendly guesthouse with spacious rooms is more than enough. Be a guest in our house and adventures area - with Game and Marine Reserves to feast from. Come rest your heart and rest your soul. Take your shoes of 'cause your home.

The last outpost for the restless wonderer; Big five feast for Marine and Game travelers; Bird watching accommodation; Safari's deep sea diving and fishing for action searching soul; Valsbaai fossils and wild cats all in a days work; beds for the wild at heart.
from R770

African Ambience Guesthouse

9 Reviews
Sleeps 22 in 7 rooms

Our guest house is designed to provide the comfort, space and privacy that one would expect from a...
Our guest house is designed to provide the comfort, space and privacy that one would expect from a 4 Star establishment. It is set in a lush, tropical garden that borders the nature reserve.

African Ambiance is surrounded by tranquil koi ponds and water features, creating the ideal ambience to relax. The thatched home has very spacious rooms with en-suite bathrooms, private entrances, patios, air- conditioning, safes and tea trays. The Honeymoon Room has a spa bath, TV and fridge.

Breakfast is served at leisure in the dining room or on the patio overlooking the rock pool. Delight in seeing antelope, squirrels, monkeys and birds. Dinner can be served on request and there are numerous restaurants within walking distance. We offer a laundry service and the hosts are dedicated to making their guest’s stay an unforgettable one.

Things to do in the area include Big 5 game viewing, night drives, kayaking and estuary boat cruises to view the crocs, hippos and birds. Guests can also enjoy snorkelling, fishing, horse riding, whale and turtle watching in season and off-road or self-drive experiences. There is a crocodile centre and a golf course, or guests can browse around the shops in the village.
from R990
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57 Pelican Street

13 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 10 rooms

Low Season Special   57 Pelican Street is a luxurious four-bedroom house located close to the beach. The house is fully fitted for self-catering and offers a...
57 Pelican Street is a luxurious four-bedroom house located close to the beach. The house is fully fitted for self-catering and offers a swimming pool, double lock-up garage, air-conditioning and three bathrooms.

Guests can enjoy a very private barbecue by the pool which is surrounded in subtropical splendour. It is away from the town noise and yet only two blocks away from all amenities including shops, restaurants, art and craft markets. The village of St Lucia consists of around 300 houses surrounded by the sea and estuary.
from R2500

Flamboyant Holiday Flats

11 Reviews
Sleeps 32 in 6 rooms

Flamboyant Holiday Flats is situated in St. Lucia which is home to South Africa's first and largest Natural World Heritage Site. We are...
Flamboyant Holiday Flats is situated in St. Lucia which is home to South Africa's first and largest Natural World Heritage Site. We are within walking distance of all shops, restaurants and amenities.

Our one- and two-bedroom flats have air-conditioning and full DStv bouquets, as well as access to a swimming pool, barbecue facilities and lock-up garages.

Attractions in the area are our pristine beaches, boat cruises on the lake to view hippos and crocodiles, and it is a birdwatcher’s paradise. St Lucia also offers excellent deep sea fishing opportunities and game reserves.
from R520
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