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Location & Contact Details
Address:143 Hornbill Street , St Lucia Estuary , Zululand , KwaZulu-Natal , South Africa
Contact:Lyn Sumner
Tel:+27-31-2662235
Cell:+27-82-8088710

Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
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Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • English
  • Zulu
Bed Configuration
  • St Lucia Holiday Cottage (Sleeps 7) x 1
    • Room 1 - single, single
    • Room 2 - single, single
    • Room 3 - single, single, single
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  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodation
    The following apply
     Bring your own bicycle

  • Wheelchair Friendly Accommodation
    For every 25 parking bays, at least one should be 3500mm wide
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    The following apply
     Route surface firm and even – surface should be hard with no gravel or cobble type finishes
     Clear unobstructed routes provided throughout the facility
     All areas well and evenly lit
     Door handles in the area located at a height of between 120cm – 80cm
     Fixed slip-resistant floor surface. Wooden floors, tiles or close pile carpet no higher than 13mm
     Re-positioning of furniture, and other obstructions in the room to meet guest requirements
     Floors should be level. If a difference in level is unavoidable this should not exceed a 1.3cm difference
     Floor surfaces at wheelchair areas should be level, stable, firm and slip-resistant. Carpet or carpet tile used on the floors must be securely attached, and be of a low pile type (1.3cm thick or less) with a firm pad
     Hand rails in the bathrooms

    Minimum unobstructed space infront of doors
     A minimum of 90cm x 120cm

    Size of all door openings, when measured in the 90-degree open position

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Last updated on 02 Aug, 2021.
Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 15 years

St Lucia Holiday Cottage is your best choice accommodation for visiting St Lucia. Our property borders the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, offering premium views of both sea and lake. Our private holiday home is pure paradise. It is uniquely located on a spacious property (this is the only “unit” on half an acre) including large quiet garden. Birding opportunities are abundant. Small duiker & mongoose are regularly are sighted during daylight hours. Occasionally hippos are spotted travelling through the garden at night.

FACILITIES

Bedroom 1 - 2 single beds, on-suite bathroom
Bedroom 2 - 2 single beds
Bedroom 3 - 3 single beds
Bathroom 1 - on suite, includes toilet, bath/shower
Bathroom 2 - toilet & shower
Bathroom 3 - toilet with bath/shower

Living areas

*formal lounge with TV & DSTV
*dining room
*informal lounge leading to patio with braai facilities
*fully equipped kitchen (stove, microwave, fridge & Deep-freeze)

TOWELS & LINEN

Bedlinen - fully provided
Towels - please bring your own, for bath & beach

SERVICING

Our holiday home is fully serviced by Thabisile, who is resident on the premises

This includes:

Dishwashing - done after breakfast & lunch times
Cleaning - bed making, sweeping, bathroom cleaning
Laundry - loads, including ironing are possible for an extra fee, please enquire

LOCAL AREA INFORMATION:

There are a variety of reasons to visit St Lucia. Greater St Lucia Wetland Park is South Africa’s first UNESCO World Heritage Listing aand has been a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance since 1986. Abundant birdlife, beaches, lake systems, Estuary boat rides, and coastal forests. The village in situated inside the Nature Reserve, so you will be able to have sightings from the Boardwalk of hippos, crocodiles and birds.

SUPERMARKETS

Spar in the village, which will caters for everyone, including large volume of international tourists which visit St Lucia daily.

Banana Box is within easy walking distance, and boasts a good butchery, with excellent biltong
Dolphin – this is situated at entrance to town

PHARMACY -This is available inside the Georgoui centre on the main street

RESTUARANTS
LOCAL TREASURES

–Ski Boat Club, near boardwalk, has great views of lake, well loved pizzas
-Thyme Square, on main street, for coffee and wifi
-Brazza, on main street, TripAdvisory #1 Rating, great lunch specials
-Barracca, on main street, great lunch specials
-St Lucia Eco Lodge, our neighbours, also have a restaurant where you will be welcomed – please contact them at their reception in advance, so they can accommodate you
-Fishermans Sports Bar & Grill, Fish Take away, behind the Engen on main street
-Reef & Dune, main street
WELL RECOGNISED NAMES – John Dorys, Wimpy, Ocean Basket

NEARBY ADVENTURES

BOARDWALK – 1km walk or drive or run to the Estuary (turn left out the house, and continue following road signs). This wooden walkway will take you from “Lakeside” to “ Seaside” with brilliant views of lake and its inhabitants (hippos, crocodiles, birds)
GWALAGWALA TRAIL – short forest walk, abundant birdlife & animal life
BOAT TOURS LEAVE FROM 3 DIFFERENT JETTYS
BEST SUNSET – SUNSET JETTY
DEEP SEA FISHING
WHALE WATCHING– (only available June- November)
TURTLE WATCHING- (only available November - February)
CROCODILE FARM
EASTERN SHORES GAME RESERVE TO CAPE VIDAL – 30km drive to beautiful beach, through magnificent park on eastern side of lake st lucia
WESTERN SHORES GAME RESERVE TO CHARTERS CREEK – pack a picnic to head to the view site
MONZI COUNTRY CLUB (20min drive) – golf, tennis, squash as well as
CANE RATS - home industry shop which stocks necklaces, place mats, table clothes, bags & fresh farm produce – eggs & vegetables
BIRD PARKS
ABOUT 1 -1.5HRS DRIVE - day trips to Umfolozi & Hluhluwe Game Reserves, home to Big 5.

"The Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park must be the only place on the globe where the world's oldest land mammal (the rhinoceros) and the world's biggest terrestrial mammal (the elephant) share an ecosystem with the world's oldest fish (the coelacanth) and the world's biggest mammal (the whale)." - Nelson Mandela.

Facilities
  • Big game (less than 30km)
  • Boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • Car hire (less than 20km)
  • Cycling trails
  • DSTV in communal area
  • Horse riding (less than 5km)
  • Lake onsite
  • Laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • Medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • Nature trail onsite
  • Parking all onsite
  • Serviced
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
Special Categories
  • Interesting Place Accommodation
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    no information

  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodation
    The following apply
     Bring your own bicycle

  • Wheelchair Friendly Accommodation
    For every 25 parking bays, at least one should be 3500mm wide
    no information

    The following apply
     Route surface firm and even – surface should be hard with no gravel or cobble type finishes
     Clear unobstructed routes provided throughout the facility
     All areas well and evenly lit
     Door handles in the area located at a height of between 120cm – 80cm
     Fixed slip-resistant floor surface. Wooden floors, tiles or close pile carpet no higher than 13mm
     Re-positioning of furniture, and other obstructions in the room to meet guest requirements
     Floors should be level. If a difference in level is unavoidable this should not exceed a 1.3cm difference
     Floor surfaces at wheelchair areas should be level, stable, firm and slip-resistant. Carpet or carpet tile used on the floors must be securely attached, and be of a low pile type (1.3cm thick or less) with a firm pad
     Hand rails in the bathrooms

    Minimum unobstructed space infront of doors
     A minimum of 90cm x 120cm

    Size of all door openings, when measured in the 90-degree open position

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  • Arrival & Departure Times
    ARRIVAL TIMES:

    You may arrive from 14h00 onwards.

    Should you be arriving after dark , please notify owner so that arrangements can be made for you to be let in.



    DEPARTURE TIMES.

    You must depart by 10h00 on you departure day, to allow staff to clean and prepare for the next guests.
  • Terms Of Payment
    To make your reservation, you must pay 50% of quoted price within a week of confirming you want the accommodation. The balance of 50% must be paid 30 days before your booking. If you book with short notice, then you must pay 100% up front ASAP.
Arrival & Departure Times
ARRIVAL TIMES:

You may arrive from 14h00 onwards.

Should you be arriving after dark , please notify owner so that arrangements can be made for you to be let in.



DEPARTURE TIMES.

You must depart by 10h00 on you departure day, to allow staff to clean and prepare for the next guests.
Terms Of Payment
To make your reservation, you must pay 50% of quoted price within a week of confirming you want the accommodation. The balance of 50% must be paid 30 days before your booking. If you book with short notice, then you must pay 100% up front ASAP.
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Last updated on 02 Aug, 2021.
Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 15 years
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