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About Carisford Lodge

Carisford Lodge is nestled in dense subtropics, a mere four minutes' walk from the beach and swimming area.

Comprising 10 self-catering chalets, of which all are air-conditioned and have their own private braai areas. Each chalet sleeps two to six guests. A large swimming pool and gazebo is the ideal place to soak up the sun or have a party with friends. With electric fencing and alarm systems in each unit, we offer safe, convenient and affordable accommodation.

Carisford Lodge is a few kilometres from Umkomaas and the Aliwal Shoal diving spots, surrounded by four golf courses, Croc World and many other attractions.

  • Response Rate: 86%
  • Response Time: 19 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 40
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 25 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Satellite TV*
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Carisford Lodge Standard Policy

1. Once deposit is paid booking is secured, should the booking cancelled within 14 days prior to check-in, the full balance will be payable. Should cancellation take place between the deposit being paid leading up to the two weeks prior to check-in, the deposit will be kept.

2. All...
Carisford Lodge Standard Policy

1. Once deposit is paid booking is secured, should the booking cancelled within 14 days prior to check-in, the full balance will be payable. Should cancellation take place between the deposit being paid leading up to the two weeks prior to check-in, the deposit will be kept.

2. All Balances and Out-standing Fees needs to be paid on arrival before Key Hand Over Will Take Place.
3. When paying the deposit, it is assumed that the Lodge Policy has being read and accepted.
4. Check-In Time is from 14h00 onwards to 18h00, please notify the lodge and give an estimated time of arrival if you will be arriving later than 18h00 so that special arrangements can be made to meet you when you arrive, and to hand over chalet keys.

5. Check-Out is no later than 10h00 on the last day of stay.

6. There is a minimum of 2 night’s stay Thursday to Monday; during December there is a minimum of 7 nights stay.
7. Office Admin Hours: Monday to Friday; 08h00 to 16h30
Saturday; 08h30 to 14h30
Sunday & Public Holidays; 08h30 to 12h30

8. There will be a deposit of R800.00 in the case of the entire lodge being booked out by one group, should there be no breakages, the deposit will be refunded.

9. Please wait for Main gate to CLOSE before driving away for safety purposes whether you coming in or going out of the property.

10. Only number of people invoiced i.e.: x 2 adults x 2 children will be allowed into the chalets, regardless if the chalet sleeps more than invoiced, children are counted, so if you have children, don’t forget to include them in your count. More people than invoiced will not be allowed, so be sure to inform management of all adults and all children that will be staying, otherwise Carisford Lodge reserves the right of admission and we will charge for another chalet if available.
11. The Lodge & Facilities are for paying guests only.

12. No day visitors are permitted.

13. The entertainment area is for the use by all guests, no private functions or parties permitted.
14. No Loud Music permitted anywhere on the premises under any circumstances. All music to be switched off by 22h00, consideration needs to be made towards other guests and neighbours alike.
15. No Pets allowed.

16. No Drunken or Rowdy behavior allowed; the Lodge reserves the right to call the Security Company in such events and the guests in breach will be expected to leave thereafter.

17. No Smoking in the Units or Lapa.

18. All wild life to be left alone - Monkeys's, Craps - no feeding or hurting of any animals guests found in breach of this will be fined R500.00 per event.
19. When entering Carisford Lodge, guests and/or employees enter and use these premises at their own risk. Right of Admission reserved. Neither the Owners nor their Employees are liable for loss or damage to any guests, employees or any persons property, nor for injury or death of any guest, visitor, employee or any person whether such loss or damage to property or injury or death is as a result of the negligence of the Owners and or their employees or not.
20. The towels are for the use of bathrooms bring own towels for swimming pool.
21. The Lodge Policy can be amended at any time without notice and must be adhered to.
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Reviews for Carisford Lodge

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Lindiwe Phungula, South Africa
22 February 2016

Carisford lodge was the perfect venue for our group of 8/10 people. From the time that we were making this reservation, they were really friendly and very accommodating.We booked two 3 bedroomed chalets, they were neat and had everything we needed for our stay. The Lapa was perfect for our braai time, it is right by the pool - also had everything, cutlery, warmer, pots etc...Thank you for making our stay a memorable one

Paul Metzger , Switzerland
16 February 2016

beautiful location in the shadows of trees,quiet,secure,peaceful,clean,warm welcom.good costeffectiveness,

Doreen Hawkins, South Africa
25 January 2016

We had an awesome weekend at Carisford Lodge and our hostess Monica was an absolute gem. She went out of way to make sure everything was perfect for us. Monica even went the extra mile on hearing it was our 43rd Wedding Anniversary and had flowers, a bottle of champagne and Lindt chocolate waiting for us in our chalet, very special. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back.Thankyou again Monica.

Hanlie Britz, South Africa
07 January 2014

Garden is beautiful. We did however battle with service. Aircon in one unit did not work (was known to management) did not fix it in 2 weeks. Kitchen utensils are old and rusted. Very average(swimming pool green for 2 weeks!.

Andrew Richardson, South Africa
11 April 2013

We had a great time at the lodge. very peacefull and close to malls, beaches, etc. Staff very friendly and always willing to assist.

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Carisford Lodge Map

Carisford Lodge is 0.3km from the centre of Clansthal , the nearest airport 78.5km (King Shaka International Airport).
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