Whalesong Bed & Breakfast in St Lucia Elephant Coast
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Whalesong is a 4 star graded B&B offering St Lucia accommodation in 5 guest rooms.

About Whalesong

Whalesong Bed and Breakfast is situated in St Lucia in the heart of the exquisite iSimangaliso (previously St Lucia) world heritage site on the Elephant Coast in Northern KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.


Come and experience our friendly, relaxing environment where we strive to ensure your stay is a pleasant and memorable experience. We offer five spacious, air conditioned bedrooms with a luxurious en-suite bathroom and personal patio. Various facilities are provided including tea, coffee, ice water, hair dryer and safe.

Breakfast & Dining

Our sumptuous full English breakfast may be enjoyed in the dining room or on the sun drenched patio.


Relax and enjoy sundowners by the pool or on the tranquil terrace at the end of the day. In our large garden we have a swimming pool and a thatch lapa with braai (barbeque) facilities. Large screen satellite TV is provided in the lounge and secure off road parking is available for your convenience.

We are less than 1km from the estuary, beach and shops. Many restaurants are available in the village. Our vision is to be as eco-friendly as possible in keeping with our very special local environment. Our aim is to leave you with treasured memories of your stay with us.

Location & Attractions

Whalesong is situated between Lake St Lucia and the Indian Ocean. St Lucia is unique in that it is the only private village in the world that is surrounded by a world heritage site (natural wilderness). This village provides the visitor with the opportunity to explore the five ecosystems:

The marine system
East of the park and 280 kilometres of Indian Ocean coastline and adjacent marine eco system. The endangered leatherback turtles swim thousand of sea miles, to return to the place of their birth, to lay eggs in the metal enriched beech sands.

Eastern shores (Dune & Forests)
Inland and east of lake St Lucia consisting of grassy plains, wetlands and ancient coastal dune forests that grows on the world famous sand dunes, dunes that extend the full length of the reserve. The dunes form a natural barrier between the lake, rivers and the Indian ocean and are covered by climax forests.

Lake St Lucia
Largest estuary system in the world. This extensive 85 km lake is an average dept of 1 meter and home to more than a thousand hippos, several thousand crocodiles, 526 bird species, and 114 fish species. Migrating birds, some flying more than 18 000 miles, and fish use this lake as a nursery.

Mkuze swamps
Northern end of lake St Lucia and Expansive papyrus wetland.

Western shores
Savannah and thornveld - the driest area.

Excursions and Activities

• Visit the iMfolozi Hluhluwe “big five” game reserve
• Night game drives to Cape Vidal provide an opportunity to view nocturnal animals.
• For the wild life enthusiast there are an additional 7 game reserves in the area
• St Lucia is a bird watcher's paradise with more than 500 species between the coastal dune forest and the wetlands
• Daily tours launch on the St Lucia estuary to view the hippos and crocodiles
• Crocodile farm
• Seasonal whale watching
• Seasonal marine leatherback and loggerhead turtle laying and hatching tours
• The avid fisherman is spoilt for choice between deep sea, beach and estuary options
• Snorkel in the warm Indian Ocean amidst the subtropical coral reefs
• Swim in the sea or take walk on the white sandy beaches that stretch for miles and miles
• Self guided walking trails
• Horse riding on the beach and in the Cape Vidal reserve allows an unusual game reserve encounter
• Bowls
• Kayaking
• A trip to the cultural village will give you an insight into the Zulu traditional way of life
• Golf and tennis at Monzi
• Scuba diving is on offer at Sodwana.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Secretarial services
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Tour assistance
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Rooms & Rates

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

Luxury Pool View

Luxury bedroom with either a king size or twin beds and bathroom en-suite. Bathroom has a bath and separate shower. Private covered patio.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Luxury Triple

Luxury bedroom with either a king size or twin beds and bathroom en-suite. An additional bed is optional on request. Bathroom has a bath and separate shower. Private covered patio

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults


Luxury double room with queen size bed and bathroom en-suite. Covered patio

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Family unit

The main bedroom has a queen size bed. The children's bedroom leads off the main bedroom and has a single bed and a bunk bed (one bed above the other). There is also a small lounge with the entrance to the bathroom, which has a shower.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

6 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Very nice, comfortable rooms. Paul and Linda were great hosts, most knowledgeable and informative. They made us feel at home.

June 2017

John Moore (Mesa, Arizona USA)

Verified reviewvery good

beautiful place , very good reception and hospitality would recommend it to anyone. breakfast is really good you. the admin work was done so quickly. this was my 3rd visit and cant sleep anywhere else when I'm in st lucia

June 2016

Lucia (South Africa)

Need to Know

Response timeWhalesong typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Richard's Bay Airport - 70km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in times may be arranged, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since October 2008

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