Umlilo Lodge is a 4-star guesthouse situated in the small village of St. Lucia - the only private village in the world to be completely surrounded by a World Heritage Site.
St. Lucia is the L base to explore the best that Northen KwaZulu Natal has to offer. From Big 5 Game Drives to Boat Cruises, Snorkeling Safaris to Night Drives, let your hostess at Umlilo Lodge arrange your holiday for you.
Lake St. Lucia is a large estuarine lake abundant with hippo, crocodiles, fish and hundreds of bird species.
The area comprises rivers, lakes, marsh, mangrove swamps and huge sand dunes, with beautiful unspoiled beaches.
We are walking distance from all the shops and restaurants, so dinner will not be a problem. We also have a Boma where you can join us in the evenings around a fire (Umlilo) when having a Braai or traditional dinner in an African Pot.
In fact with so much on offer why not extend your stay? If there is something special you would like to do please do not hesitate to contact us and we will only be too happy to help.
Our accommodation is compromised of 11 air conditioned en-suite rooms all equipped with refrigerators, hair dryers, tea and coffee making facilities as well as 10 TV channels.
All the rooms over look the swimming pool, 4 rooms are wheel chair friendly, 8 bedrooms have 2 single beds or king size bed and 2 family rooms have 2 single beds or king size bed plus a double sleeper couch.
Guests can choose to laze on the wooden deck by the pool, make use of full internet access or relax in our bar/lounge area (with full DSTV) which is surrounded by a fishpond.
In the evenings guests can choose to enjoy a home cooked dinner whilst sitting in the Boma around a fire - dinner on request - or wander into town to sample our local restaurants.
Come and make Umlilo your home away from home while exploring The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park.
- Lake St Lucia (0.3km)
- Wetlands Park (0.3km)
- Indian Ocean (1.5km)
- Crocodile and Snake Centre (2.0km)
- Whale Watching Office (0.2km)
- Turtle Tours Office (0.1km)
- Curio Shops and Restaurants (0.2km)
- Lake St Lucia Charters (0.4km)
- Tours pick up (0.0km)
- Golf Course (13.0km)
- Hluhluwe Game Reserve (40.0km)
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Umlilo Lodge Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
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Our stay was extremely enjoyable! Very friendly and helpful hosts. They gave us some traveling tips and booked some activities for us! I love the wooden cabins and swimming pool. Can definitely recommend this place and would like to return there myself.
Rating: Reviewed by Betsie Färber over a year ago
Great setting and service.
Rating: Reviewed by Lucille Steynberg over a year ago
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