Makakatana Bay Lodge in St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal Game Lodges
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  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests22
  • Rooms/Units8
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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Makakatana Bay Lodge is a KwaZulu Natal game lodge providing a wildlife experience for tourists visiting Elephant Coast.

About Makakatana Bay Lodge

Makakatana Bay Lodge is a family owned and run lodge offering accommodation on the western shores of Lake St Lucia, within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in KwaZulu-Natal. This protected natural wonder gem boasts Africa’s largest estuarine system – Lake St Lucia - that more than 1000 hippo and 1200 crocodile call home, as well as our treasured soaring coastal dune forests sheltering pristine beaches. The Park is brimming with vibrant birds and wildlife, including rhino, buffalo, lion, elephant, hyena, cheetah and leopard.

At a Glance

  • All meals included
  • All of the Big 5
  • Guided game drives included
  • Conservation fee applicable
  • Game drives by arrangement

Accommodation

Makakatana Bay Lodge has eight accommodation options to choose from. All rooms have air conditioning, Fans, Mini-bar and coffee, USB charge points, hairdryer and safe. All rooms have an additional bath and shower outdoors except for the Honeymoon Suite. Our cell phone signal is limited. We do have Wi-Fi available in the main building and in some room areas, however, it does not have the capacity for major streaming due to our location.

Twin Room with Sleeper Couch
Twin Room with sleeper couch for third person, preferably a child 8yrs and younger. Standard Room - Forest Setting, Telephone, Air conditioning, Heating, Fan, Private Decks, Separate Bathroom and Toilet, Outside Shower, Dressing Area, Mini-bar, Dressing Table, Tea / Coffee.

Twin Room
Twin Beds, Standard Room - Forest Setting, Telephone, Air conditioning, Heating, Fan, Private Decks, Separate Bathroom and Toilet, Outside Shower, Dressing Area, Mini-bar, Dressing Table, Tea / Coffee Tray, Insect Proof Screen Doors.

King Bed
King Bed, Standard Room - View over Vlei. Telephone, Air conditioning, Heating, Fan, Private Decks, Separate Bathroom and Toilet, Outside Shower, Dressing Area, Mini-bar, Dressing Table, Tea / Coffee Tray, Insect Proof Screen Doors.

Honeymoon Suite with Day Bed
King Bed, Plus Day bed for third person ( can be used for a Family Room). Telephone, Air conditioning, Heating, Fan, Private Decks, Separate Bathroom and Toilet, Dressing Area, Minibar, Dressing Table, Tea & Coffee Tray, Insect Proof Screen Doors.

Bukela Family Room
One King-size bed in main room. Kids room attached off main room with two three quarter beds. One shared bathroom & outdoor shower & bath.

Jabulani Family Room
One King-size bed in main room. Kids room attached off main room with two three quarter beds. One shared bathroom & outdoor shower & bath.

Breakfast and Dining

All meals are included in the full board rates. Dining spaces include dining room in the lodge, private bush pool on the lakes edge, peaceful outdoor dining deck, boma for bush dinners. Intimate private dining can also be arranged.

Activities

Activities include Wetland Safari Drive, Lake Cruise, Beach Safari, Game Safari and sunset game drive. Additional activities can be arranged at an extra cost and these include Whale and Dolphin Experience, Horse Riding, Deep Sea Fishing and Dumazulu Cultural shows.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Twin / Triple Room

Twin Room with a sleeper couch for third person, preferably a child 8 years and younger. Forest Setting, Telephone, Air conditioning, Heating, Fan, Private Decks, Separate Bathroom and Toilet, Outside Shower, Dressing Area, Mini-bar, Dressing Table, Tea / Coffee. All rooms have air conditioning, Fans, Mini-bar and coffee, USB charge points, hairdryer and safe. All rooms have an additional bath and shower outdoors.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 6-18 years are allowed

Standard Twin Rooms

Twin Beds, Standard Room - Forest Setting, Telephone, Air conditioning, Heating, Fan, Private Decks, Separate Bathroom and Toilet, Outside Shower, Dressing Area, Mini-bar, Dressing Table, Tea / Coffee Tray, Insect Proof Screen Doors. All rooms have air conditioning, Fans, Mini-bar and coffee, USB charge points, hairdryer and safe. All rooms have an additional bath and shower outdoors except for the Honeymoon Suite.

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 6-18 years are allowed

Standard King Rooms

King Bed, Standard Room - View over Vlei. Telephone, Air conditioning, Heating, Fan, Private Decks, Separate Bathroom and Toilet, Outside Shower, Dressing Area, Mini-bar, Dressing Table, Tea / Coffee Tray, Insect Proof Screen Doors. All rooms have air conditioning, Fans, Mini-bar and coffee, USB charge points, hairdryer and safe. All rooms have an additional bath and shower outdoors except for the Honeymoon Suite.

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 6-18 years are allowed

Honeymoon Suite

King-size Bed, Plus day bed for third person ( can be used for a Family Room). Telephone, Air conditioning, Heating, Fan, Private Decks, Separate Bathroom and Toilet, Dressing Area, Minibar, Dressing Table, Tea and Coffee Tray, Insect Proof Screen Doors. All rooms have air conditioning, Fans, Mini-bar and coffee, USB charge points, hairdryer and safe. All rooms have an additional bath and shower outdoors except for the Honeymoon Suite.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 6-18 years are allowed

Bukela Family Room

One King-size bed in main room. Kids room attached off main room with two three quarter beds. One shared bathroom and outdoor shower and bath. All rooms have air conditioning, Fans, Mini-bar and coffee, USB charge points, hairdryer and safe. All rooms have an additional bath and shower outdoors except for the Honeymoon Suite.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 6-18 years are allowed

Jabulani Family Room

One King-size bed in main room. Kids room attached off main room with two three quarter beds. One shared bathroom and outdoor shower and bath. All rooms have air conditioning, Fans, Mini-bar and coffee, USB charge points, hairdryer and safe. All rooms have an additional bath and shower outdoors except for the Honeymoon Suite.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 6-18 years are allowed

FULL BOARD RATES INCLUDE:
All Meals, Activities, Local Beverages

FULL BOARD RATES EXCLUDE:
Conservation Fees/Gate Entry Fees, Imported beverages, Gratuities.

Need to Know

Response timeMakakatana Bay Lodge typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren age six and over are welcome.

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 13h00
Check-out by 11h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since July 2019

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