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About La Mer

Uniquely Furnished Luxury Apartments:

(booked individually or in combinations of multiple apartments)


No 33, No 26, No 5 and No 2 LA MER are ALL 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartments, EACH equipped for 4 guests.


No 51 La Mer is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment equipped for 6 guests.


Good combinations of apartments are No 33 and No 26 LA MER - equipped and ideal for 8 guests if taken together. (These apartments are one above the other).

No 5 and No 2 LA MER - taken together are equipped and ideal for 8 guests (the apartments are also one above the other).


No 51 LA MER and any one of the other apartments (No 33, No 26, No 5 and No 2) are ideal and equipped for 10 guests when booked together.


Escape to the tranquillity of these sea-facing and side sea view, luxury two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments (No 33, No 26, No 5, No 2) and three bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment (No 51) situated on the tropical east coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

Thirty minutes south of Durban is the quiet, unspoiled coastal village of Illovo Beach with blissfully balmy weather all year round and the warm tropical water of the Indian Ocean.

With breathtaking sea views (No 51, No 33 and No 26 La Mer) and side sea views (No 5 and No 2 La Mer) these second floor (No 51), first-floor apartments (No 33, No 5 and No 2) and ground floor (No 26) are fully furnished with one double en-suite bedroom, one twin bedroom (two twin bedrooms No 51), and a spacious open-plan kitchen, dining and living area.

The main bedroom and lounge have direct access to a wide terrace with 180-degree sea views (No 33 and No 26), with 120-degree Sea, estuary and coast line view (No 51) and side sea views (No 5 and No 2), outdoor furniture and a gas barbecue.

Four kilometres of beautifully soft sandy beach washed by the warm Indian Ocean stretches either side of La Mer. The beach, accessed by a private gate, is a few minutes' walk from the apartment and offers excellent fishing off the beach, safe swimming waters, blissful sunbathing and endless sandcastle building opportunities.

The lagoon at the mouth of the Lovu River is a haven for bird-watching and canoeing.La Mer is well maintained with lush gardens and a sparkling swimming pool and kiddie’s pool with barbeque facilities and a club house.

The complex has 24-hour security, undercover parking for one vehicle, plus ample open parking for visitors. The main coastal highway is out of view and earshot, but is 10 minutes' drive away offering easy access to some of South Africa's top game parks, dive sites, nature reserves, golf courses and other coastal attractions.

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Beach: Four kilometres of beautifully soft sandy beach washed by the warm Indian Ocean stretches either side of La Mer. The beach, accessed by a private gate, is a few minutes' walk (150 meter) from the apartments.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 22
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

R 1,000 per stay - REFUNDABLE Breakages/Security/Key deposit

R 500 per shorter stay or per week - Service Fee (post departure cleaning and laundry included)

(R 750 Service Fee for No 51 La Mer)

Availability and pricing

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Reviews for La Mer

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Khuselwa Manjezi
01 May 2017

Great holiday apartments for once a place looks exactly like the picture. I was there for 4 days with my family and the apartments are beautiful, we'll furnished and best part there is a cleaning service daily. The apartments are close to the beach and the beach is clean and quiet. Would go back in a heart beat.

rodney Mariappen, South Africa
09 January 2017

Hii want to thank you for making my holiday perfectthe apartment we booked was the best we have experienced in a long time .It is the prefect location and the apartment is by far one of the bested we ever booked Thank you and we will book again

Shishir tandon, South Africa
12 September 2015

Our stay was wonderful and we were 8 people for a family outing.The staff was quiet accomodating and the views from La Mer were awesome.100% recommended to others reading this review.Thanks Burger and Marna.

Liana van der Schyf, South Africa
13 July 2015

What an amazing apartment!!  We spend most of the time on the balcony when not on the beach. We felt like royalty to be able to stay in La Mer 33. A very clean and neat apartment. All the essentials and more was available.  We would highly recommend this unit.  Thank you Burger and Marna.                    

muneer shaik, South Africa
25 November 2014

A wonderful apartment where every basic necessity and more was included. Simply a place where you can just sit back and forget the worlds problems. The ease of access to the secluded beach was a true blessing which my family and I thoroughly enjoyed. We will definitely be returning. Thank you Burger and Marna. A brilliant holiday indeed!

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La Mer Map

La Mer is 3.2km from the centre of Kingsburgh , the nearest airport 62.9km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Illovo Beach

Winklespruit Beach

(1.4 km from Illovo Beach)

5 reviews

This beach is the main beach of the small seaside village of Winklespruit, situated between Warner Beach and Illovo on the South Coast. There is a large park close to the beach perfect for picnics. The lagoon stretching into the sea is ideal for...

Baggies Beach

(5.2 km from Illovo Beach)

2 reviews

Home to the Baggies Surf Pro, Baggies Beach is a hot surf spot and playground of international surfer Frankie Oberholzer. The beach kiosk makes the best 'Surfer Special' sandwiches. Sometimes called Warner Beach, the long sandy beach is popular...

Armani Day Spa and Wellness Clinic

(3.7 km from Illovo Beach)

Armani Day Spa and Wellness Clinic is situated in a lush garden in Winklespruit, 5 km south from Amanzimtoti. This boutique day spa offers a peaceful refuge where guests can indulge in luxurious signature treatments from professionally trained...

Ilanda Wilds Nature Reserve

(7.6 km from Illovo Beach)

The Ilanda Wilds Nature Reserve is a small reserve situated along the banks of the Amanzimtoti River. Lush riverine and coastal forest is home to more than 120 tree and shrub species. Rare trees include the Natal Elm and Fluted Milkwood. Popular...