Step into Paradise...
Ideally situated in the beautiful Camperdown District, only 45 minutes from Durban and 15 minutes from Pietermaritzburg, Sakabula Country Lodge offers an idyllic location teeming with indigenous fauna and flora. The lodge is the perfect destination for a tranquil weekend in the countryside.

With breathtaking, lush gardens bursting with beautiful, richly coloured Clivia flowers and a host of other plants, as well as a myriad of bird life, the lodge is charmingly wondrous.

Spend a peaceful morning walking through magnificent park-like gardens, admiring the beautiful bird life and rustic surroundings.

Accommodation:

A good night's rest...
All rooms at Sakabula Country Lodge are comfortably furnished.

Accommodation options available are:

  • Double rooms.
  • Various self-catering cottages, sleeping between 3 & 12 people.
  • Contractors' accommodation (Contact us for our contractors accommodation information)
  • Dormitories catering for larger groups or backpackers.

Servicing / Clieaning of units:
All units are serviced once a day in the mornings.

Undercover parking is available for guests. The property is very secure with complete electric fencing, CCTV and an electric gate (with controlled access).

Sakabula Country Lodge is an ideal venue for any special function, such as:

  • Weddings
  • Birthdays
  • Year-end functions
  • Anniversaries

Wedding Venue Accommodation:

Say "I do" in style...
Sakabula Country Lodge is the consummate romantic country wedding venue which includes a quaint wedding chapel and a large venue marquee, allowing you to make use of your own selection of caterers, décor, flowers etc. Contact us for a quote for our wedding package.

The rolling landscaped lawns, dreamy ponds and leafy, shaded areas make the perfect photo opportunities to complete any bride's dream wedding to perfection.

Local Attractions:

The Camperdown area provides a wealth of interest for nature and outdoor enthusiasts. From Sakabula Country Lodge, guests can easily explore the surrounding area and take in local attractions such as:

  • Tala Game Reserve
  • The Natal Lion Park & Zoological Gardens
  • African Birds of Prey Sanctuary
  • Baynesfield Estate & Museum Complex
  • Baynesfield Market 3 times a year
  • Hiking trails, game trails & horse riding close by

In addition, the Pietermaritzburg area is home to various annual events, all of which are easily accessible to guests staying at Sakabula Country Lodge:

  • On the Amashovashova Cycle Tour route
  • On the Comrades Marathon route
  • The Annual Garden & Leisure Show
  • The Royal Show in PMB

Directions

***Directions to the Lodge from DURBAN

Travel along the N3 towards Pietermaritzburg.

Pass the Camperdown off-ramp.

Look out for the next off-ramp (Exit 61), the signboard reads “ Richmond/Umlaas Road/Umbumbulu”.

Take this off-ramp and once you are out of the hairpin bend, turn immediately right at the crossroads.

Continue straight towards Richmond/Thornville on the (R56).

Travel for approximately 8.8km on this road.

The Lodge is on your right-hand side.

You will see a signboard which reads - SAKABULA COUNTRY LODGE.

***Directions to the Lodge from PIETERMARITZBURG

Travel along the N3 towards Durban.

Pass Ashburton and further along the Lion Park/Lynnfield Park off-ramp.

Look out for the next off-ramp (Exit 61), the signboard reads “ Richmond/Umlaas Road/Umbumbulu”.

Take this off-ramp and at the end of the off-ramp keep straight towards the intersection.

Cross over this crossroad and travel towards Richmond/Thornville on the (R56).

Travel for approximately 8.8km.

The Lodge is on the right-hand side.

You will see the signboard which reads SAKABULA COUNTRY LODGE.

GPS Co-ordinates

29° 44’ 35.10” S
30° 25’ 02.03” E

R56 Manderstone on the Richmond/Thornville Road.