About Gulu Private Resort
Situated on the R72 Coastal Road, a stone’s throw away from East London Airport, Gulu Private Resort has everything a traveller needs, there’s great fishing, wildlife, walkways and long beaches. There are activities like swimming, horse riding, surfing and canoeing. But it doesn’t end there; off the beaten track, you’ll find abundant cultural heritage, rare exotic bird life and if you’re lucky, some of the Big 5.
Some places have great rivers; some have outstanding beaches while others have waterfalls and mountains. Some things are constant however; lush forests, tropical climates and majestic sunrises and sunsets. A great way to see the coastline from a different perspective is from the sea, booking essential. In doing so, you’ll also get sight of the many whales and an abundance of dolphins common to the area. There are so many things that will really impress you, like the discovery of the Coelacanth in 1938 in the Chalumna River, now being displayed in the East London museum.
Gulu Private Resort has eight double en-suite bedrooms, individually decorated and private. Each has an air conditioner, TV (selected DStv), beverage counter, microwave and bar fridge.
We also have two self-catering open plan family units (units 9 &10) with a private deck, each with bedroom / lounge / kitchen, full bathroom, TV (selected DStv), air conditioner, fridge / freezer, kettle, microwave, hotplate, cutlery, crockery and glassware.
There is also another family room which consists of two units (units 11 & 12) with inter leading doors. There is a Double and Single Bed in each unit, Separate Bathrooms – 2 showers and 2 toilets each. One Kitchen with Fridge/ Freezer, Hotplate, Kettle, Microwave, Toaster, Cutlery, Crockery, Glassware, Pots and TV with selected DStv. Braai Facilities. Including Linen and Bath Towels – No Beach Towels.
Breakfast is served in our unique restaurant or on the deck overlooking the Gulu River. It consists of fruit, yoghurt, cereals, homemade bread, cold meats and cheeses. This is followed by a warm breakfast consisting of eggs, bacon, sausages, mushrooms, tomato, etc.
From the most unique and charming venues, to the superb traditional South African cuisine and hospitality offered at Gulu Private Resort, this first most important day will become a special memory for the rest of your lives. Our highly dedicated team of staff will ensure peace of mind. Let Gulu Private Resort’s exotic birdlife, grasslands, bushy areas, beautiful natural gardens with exquisite river views and beach close by, create the background for magical photo memories to last a lifetime. During your photo session, we will entertain your guests with a free welcome Fruit Cocktail and Canapés. We offer the Bridal couple a complimentary double en-suite bedroom and breakfast.
Gulu Private Resort offers a private and secluded venue for conferences, meetings etc. The conference room can seat up to a hundred delegates cinema style. We also offer banquet, classroom, U-shape and L-shape seatings. The conference package includes coffee / tea on arrival, morning and afternoon snacks, 3-course lunch and usage of the conference room with standard equipment which includes: 1.3m flat screen TV, DVD player, overhead projector, screen, 1 x Flip Chart, pens, note pad & pens. Conference tables are set with water, cordial and mints.
Functions & Events
Gulu Private Resort’s Restaurant has the most unique, one of its kind bar and specially designed furniture. Situated on the banks of the Gulu River, our deck offers guests a great experience for any special function or event like birthdays, engagements, kiddie’s birthday parties, year end functions, ladies nights and many more.