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Address: 10 South Beach Road, Umdloti Beach, North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Tel : +27-31-5682415
Cell : +27-83-5895792
The exotic atmosphere of Thai island living experienced on the pristine sands of Umdloti Beach. A place to relax in traditional Thai surrounds in the award winning Thai beach house 'Mei-Pen-Lai ', surf, kite surf, fish or swim in protected waters on your doorstep, dolphin or whale spotting and more.

Categorised/graded as 'comfortable with luxury ', and comprising three ground floor self catering suites... two open plan suites each sleeping two persons on Thai opium beds, and one family suite suitable for a couple plus two small children or one additional adult.

Fully furnished in Thai/Balinese furniture, with high fanned ceilings, DSTV ( packaged) TV and basic portable braai facilities and on site parking, on a superb surfing beach and nestled in an exotic Balinese garden setting, Mei-Pen-Lai exudes an air of tranquility and translates as "doesn't matter" or "chill out".

Situated on the beach on South Beach Road on the unspoilt southern side of Umdloti, Mei-pen-Lai is within 100m of village shops and restaurants and is ideally located to an array of entertainment and activity options from simply strolling or basking on a shell encrusted and shark net protected beach to superb surfing, fishing or horseback riding, and minutes drive to golf courses and casino, microlight flights or parachuting.

Umhlanga is less than an hours walk along the deserted beaches of the Hawaan forest and lagoon, or a mere five minutes drive to Umhlanga and Gateway World of Shopping and Entertainment, two minutes drive to Sibaya Casino, with Durban twenty minutes drive away and less than two hours drive to world famous Game Reserves and Lake St Lucia and Drakensburg mountains. Boat rides are available at Umhlanga for dolphin or whale spotting, diving or deep sea fishing.
  • airport (less than 15km)
  • bar fridge
  • beach (absolutely on the beach)
  • boat trips (less than 5km)
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • casino (less than 10km)
  • DSTV in room
  • fishing onsite
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • kitchenette only
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • live entertainment (less than 3km)
  • microwave in unit
  • parking all onsite
  • pets allowed by prior arrangement
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • private entrance
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • scuba diving (less than 10km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in room (non-satellite)
  • water skiing (less than 10km)
  • whale watching (less than 10km)
  • whale watching onsite

  • Bed Configuration
  • Family suite 3 (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - double sleeper couch
  • Open plan bedsitter suite 1 (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Open plan bedsitter suite 2 (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Special Categories
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : Award winning Thai architecture, indigenous Thai/Balinese furniture and setting, reclusive and quiet, yet not even 20 m from water edge and 60 m stroll to top restaurants /pub/food shops. Brilliant surf spots right in front and unspoilt protected beaches. Kite surfing beach and surfing/swimming. Village atmosphere yet only minutes from Casino and Umhlanga . Surf fishing within 60m .

  • Pet Friendly Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Small dogs
    Big dogs
    Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside
    Kennels provided
    Kennels must be used
    Other animals on the property
    Horse stables – bedding provided
    Horse stables – bedding not provided
    Horse paddocks
    Grooms available
    Parking area for horse box / float
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Last updated on 31 Jan, 2019.

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