Umlilo Lodge

South Africa

  • Discover the iSimangaliso Wetlands Park
  • Small owner-run property
  • Lounge by the pool
  • Wide variety of activities

Open: Umlilo Lodge is open all year.

Location: Umlilo Lodge is in St Lucia village, in iSimangaliso Wetlands Park, a World Heritage Site in northern KwaZulu Natal.

Rooms:  There are 12 rooms. Facilities include air conditioning, satellite TV, fridge, kettle and supplies of tea and coffee. All are en-suite and have hot and cold running water, toiletries, towels and a hairdryer. Some rooms are larger and make good family accommodation.

Activities  Snorkelling, kayaking, boat cruises, deep sea fishing, mountain biking, horse riding, bird watching, safaris and night game drives are all available when staying at the lodge. Seasonal activities include whale watching (add dates) and turtle night walks (add dates). Excursions can be arranged to a crocodile and snake centre and cultural tours to a local Zulu village can be organised.  You can walk into St Lucia village from the lodge, where you’ll find various shops, cafes and bars. The friendly owners are on hand to help you plan your stay and can make any necessary arrangements for you.

Facilities:   There is a lounge with satellite TV, an honesty bar and an outdoor deck. The lodge has a swimming pool. There are leafy gardens and fishpond stocked with koi carp.  

Dining:  Breakfast is served between 07:30 and 09:30 each morning, a generous continental buffet meal. Dinner is provided if requested a day in advance. Popular choices include a barbecue by the fire or the national dish of South Africa, boboti. There are a number of restaurants in St Lucia which you can reach on foot in a few minutes.  

Children:  Children of all ages are welcome. They should be kept under supervision at all times.

Health:  This is a low risk malarial area.

Communication:  There is free Wi-Fi internet access and a computer for guest use. 

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Client Rating for South Africa 5/5 from 74 reviews

Very nice lodge!

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