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Khaya La Manzi Guest Lodge
Khaya La Manzi is Zulu for “Home of Water” is a distinctive thatched lodge offering both bed & breakfast as well as self-catering units and a conference/training/functions facilty with 180 degree seaviews overlooking the Indian Ocean conveniently situated 2,5km off the N2 highway for travellers enroute North or South to Zululand Game Reserves, St. Lucia, Durban, Drakensburg, Port Edward, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, Garden Route, Cape Town in Hibberdene on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal.

Guests are able to choose either air-conditioned Bed & Breakfast or sea facing self-catering accommodation with remote access, off street parking and a certain ambience of peace and tranquillity, Khaya La Manzi offers a secure relaxed atmosphere for both holidays and conferences.

We are a family run Guest House and Conference venue specializing in personal service. No need to stay at different venues, as most attractions are easily accessible from Khaya La Manzi.

With our superbly elevated position offering magnificent breakerviews of the Indian Ocean in a malaria free area. Savour a glorious breakfast either alfresco on the lower sea facing deck or in the diningroom while maybe being fortunate enough to witness the famous annual sardine run or watching whales and dolphins. Enjoy your favourite beverage in our cosy pub or on the upper deck. Khaya La Manzi has much to offer as a stress free relaxed seaside venue for leisure and business being 90 odd km South of Durban.

Being ± 1km from a Blue Flag protected swimming beach and ski-boat launch site, take a stroll along vast stretches of open sand to the tidal pool, explore the fantastic marine life or find a serene fishing spot. Visitors may choose any of the numerous attractions and activities all down the length of South Africa`s KwaZulu-Natal South Coast from playing a round of golf at one of ten nearby golf courses to extreme adventure in Oribi Gorge or on and in the sea choosing ones own ocean safari. For the less adventurous there is bird watching, nature trails, lighthouses, arts and crafts or find a book in our library and relax in the courtyard garden or next to the pool. You will be spoilt for choice at Khaya La Manzi.
With the most unbelievable sea views and a certain ambience of peace and tranquillity, Khaya La Manzi offers a secure relaxed atmosphere for both holidays and conferences.

Khaya La Manzi Guest Lodge offers the perfect stopover for those travelling South to Cape Town, the Garden Route, Eastern Cape, Port St Johns on the Wild Coast as well as the inland route to Kokstad and the Transkei.

Alternatively for those travelling North the location is en route to the Southern Drakensberg, Durban International Airport, North Coast, Richards Bay and St Lucia.
R450.00 per unit

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Facilities & Services:

  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Garden
  • English
  • Games Room
  • Communal Television
  • Swimming Pool
  • Communal Satellite TV


Choose from either the 2 seafacing 1 bedroom units with King bed, ensuite bathrooms, kitchen and breakfast nook or the 3 seafacing 2 bedroom units with optional sleeping layouts,TV lounge, kitchen and dining areas. Some have outside deck areas with barbecue/braais.
Units sleep from 2 to 6 persons.
Departure cleaning fee and refundable key breakage deposit as well as minimum stay applicable.
Limited daily servicing except Sundays & Public holidays.

Bed & Breakfast
We offer 7 air-conditioned suites with private entrances, TV, all en-suite bath/shower with kitchenettes comprising fridge, microwave and kettle with complementary tea & coffee.

5 Suites are King Size which can be converted into 2 singles.
2 Suites have a mezzanine with queen size beds downstairs and 2 singles upstairs, up to 4 persons.

Rooms are serviced daily.

Breakfast in our dining area is served from 7am to 9:30am, choice of full English or Continental. Arrangements can be made for earlier breakfasts.

Khaya La Manzi Guest Lodge Activities:

Fishing & Whale Watching:
Hibberdene have a launch site and various charters to choose from. Or you can wander down to our beach and fish off the beach or rocks. During our fantastically mild winter months you can also watch the amazing annual sardine run (if mother nature obliges).

Swimming, Surfing & Diving:
Available on our doorstep at our internationally recognised Blue Flag live guarded swimming beach and at many other spots a short drive away.

Eating Out & Shopping Malls:
There is no shortage of restaurants from casual beach eateries to 4 star cuisine, most within a 30km drive.

Adventure addicts are not short of activities. At nearby Oribi Gorge you can do a range of adrenalin sports such as white water rafting, a gorge “wild swing and wild ride” as well as stunning hikes into the Oribi Gorge.

Sport facilities:
There are numerous top class golf courses nearby such as Selborne (23km), San Lameer, Wild Coast, Southbroom and Port Shepstone (22km).
Tennis, squash and bowls are available at many of the local sports clubs.

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Khaya La Manzi Guest Lodge Guest Reviews

Average Guest Rating: 
  4.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews.

We enjoyed our stay at Khaya La Manzi, very close to other activities, and the reception was very good.
 Reviewed by Don La Grange over a year ago

Great service and owners did not mind waking up earlier to make an early breakfast for morning departure. Beautiful views, but not right on the water, about 2 min walk to the beach. Amazing resources though, huge book library and DVD collection.
 Reviewed by Andrew Fleming over a year ago

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