Situated in the heart of the Kingdom of the Zulu with its rich heritage and untamed natural beauty, the lodge is an exciting holiday destination which offers a perfect luxury getaway in the heart of nature. Built in 2010, this resort comprises 60 bedrooms including 36 classic standard bedrooms, 21 family loft bedrooms and 3 deluxe suites. The rooms offer unsurpassed comfort and luxury with breathtaking views overlooking the picture-perfect Lake Jozini. Facilities on offer to guests at the main lodge of this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a cloakroom and a games room. Younger guests can let off steam in the children's playground and guests can enjoy an array of amenities including a top class restaurant, a private lounge bar and conference and wedding facilities. They also have Internet access at their disposal and can take advantage of the room and laundry services. Parking is available for those arriving by car.
This hotel is located in a prime position in the heart of Zululand, surrounded by World Heritage sites and some of the most acclaimed nature reserves in the world. Some of the exciting locations in the area include The iSimangaliso Wetland Park, the Maputaland Marine Reserve (located along the beautiful Maputaland south coast) and many of the top game reserves in South Africa. It lies 2 km from the centre of Jozini, 39 km from the Mkhuze Game Reserve, 50 km from the Hlathikhulu Forests, 53 km from Hluhluwe itself and 60 km from Hluhluwe/ Umfolozi National Park. Sodwana Bay beach is 75 km and Richards Bay is 150 km. Durban Airport is 327 km away.
All rooms at the lodge come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer. They offer a king-size bed and are equipped with a direct dial telephone, satellite TV, a safe and a minibar/fridge which is stocked on request. Furthermore, tea and coffee making facilities and individually regulated air conditioning and heating are provided in all accommodation as standard. All units also feature either a balcony or a terrace. The well appointed family lofts have an upstairs bedroom with twin beds to accommodate the family within the same bedroom.
The resort features 2 swimming pools including an outdoor pool and a children's swimming area. Guests can relax at the poolside snack bar or on the sun terrace with its sun loungers. Sports enthusiasts may enjoy a work-out in the gym and it is also possible to relax in the sauna or steam room or with a massage or spa treatment. Guests can try canoeing (charges apply) and play pool/snooker and there is an entertainment programme for children. Lake Jozini in the Pongola Game Reserve is the most southern lake where tiger fish are endemic. Guests can enjoy the beauty of the lake on the sunset cruiser which ensures an experience of the beauty of this wilderness. Sun loungers are available on the rocky beach.
The hotel restaurant is a stand-alone establishment and the extensive menu is only matched by the view. Guests are spoilt for choice with all produce obtained locally. Speciality dishes include the tiger fish soup and the local bream, which is prepared to perfection. An outdoor boma dinner is an amazing experience for groups.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
Guests arriving by car should travel on the N2 from Durban past the Richards Bay, Hluhluwe and Mkuze turnoff (298 km from Durban) and travel a further 10 km. Turn off the N2 at the Jozini junction and travel 18.2 km up the mountain pass. The entrance to the lodge will be on the left, opposite the South African Police Services.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
King size bed