is an upmarket Lodge which will be opening its doors in 2017 in the town of St Lucia, iSimangaliso world heritage site.
Forest Villas will be a newly built 4 star Lodge with 17 en-suite rooms. It will be as comfortable and attractive as its neighbour Forest lodge. Each room will be very similar to those in Forest Lodge (pictured) and will have a patio which overlooks the tropical forest which is so unique to Zululand.
Centrally located and are close to all amenities such as restaurants, shops and the market, allowing travelers to park their vehicle and be more mobile on foot. The swimming beach in 3 km from the Lodge and can be accessed either on foot or by vehicle.
The architectural qualities will be seen throughout the building, for Forest Villas in St. Lucia will be a modern and contemporary building style. The owners have vast experience in tourism and its demands. The Lodge design evolves around the luxury and comfort of its clients. The Lodge will be as modern and comfortable as Forest Lodge which is a highly successful Lodge on the same property.
Accommodation at Forest Villas:
With a room Configuration of 17 units, 13 of which cater for individual needs or that of small families sleeping up to 4 people per room and the other 4 cater more for larger groups or families in our self-catering family units sleeping up to 6 people. All rates are inclusive of Breakfast.
Forest Villas Activities:
- We specialise in day Excursions where we offer our clients only the best.
- Shonalanga Tours have concessions to do open safari tours in Hluhluwe – Imfolozi Park as well as the Isimangiliso World Heritage Park.
- All our guides are Highly qualified with required qualifications and PDP’s
- All COF certificates are renewed annually.
- All Vehicles are equipped with a fully stocked first aid kit and each guide is a qualified first aider.
- Should it rain all vehicles have water proof sides which roll down to ensure guests stay dry at all times.
- Each and every vehicle has seat belts making the open game vehicle safe to transfer clients to and from all the parks.
- All vehicles comes standard with blankets, one blanket per guest
- Vehicles have all insurances as per legislation.
- Vehicles are registered with SATSA, DEAT and the local Municipality (business lisence)
Full Day Big 5 Open Vehicle Safari
This is a game drive to Hhluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve (South Africa’s oldest Nature Reserve). Includes Entrance, Packed breakfast, Traditional Braai or Finger lunch in the park and refreshments (juice, mineral water, coffee or tea).
Pick up: 05h00
Drop off: 15h30
Half Day Big 5 Open Vehicle Safari
This is a game drive to Hhluhluwe Emfuleni Game Reserve (South Africa’s oldest Nature Reserve). Includes Entrance, Full Breakfast and refreshments (mineral water, coffee or tea).
Pick up: 05h00
Drop off: 12h00
Full Day Guided Tour to Cape Vidal
This is a tour into the Isimangiliso Wetland Park that gives you a game drive, walking on the beach and, if the tide permits, awesome snorkeling. Includes Entrance, snorkeling equipment, Light breakfast, Traditional Braai or Finger lunch and refreshments (juice, mineral water, coffee or tea).
Pick up: 07h00
Drop off: 15h30
Half Day Guided Tour to Cape Vidal
This is a tour into the Isimangiliso Wetland Park that gives you a game drive, walking on the beach and, if the tide permits, awesome snorkeling. Includes Entrance, snorkeling equipment, Light breakfast and refreshments (mineral water, coffee or tea).
Pick up: 07h00
Drop off: 13h00
2 Hour Hippo Croc Boat Cruise
This is an awesome 2 hour boat cruise on the Estuary to see our famous Hippos and Crocodiles. The boats run between 3 to 4 trips a day. On board you will find a cash bar and toilet available.
Guided Bush Walks
This excursion is a 2 hour walk on our walking trail in Isimangiliso. Not to be missed!!
Zulu Cultural Evening
A fun filled evening where you will experience Zulu tradition at its best. Includes A Zulu Lesson, Zulu Dancers, Zulu Beer Tasting and Traditional South African Braai (BBQ).
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