Marlin Lodge St Lucia is a 3 star B&B situated in the tranquil and tropical village of St Lucia in Kwa Zulu Natal. St Lucia lies on the banks of the St Lucia estuary, and is unique as it is totally surrounded by the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa`s first natural World Heritage Site.
We offer well appointed, comfortable and fully serviced accommodation. The spacious rooms are en-suite and opens onto the patio leading onto the tropical garden. Breakfast can be served outside under the cool trees or in the dining area. Tea and coffee is available in the dining area at all times. Lunch and dinner is available on various tours and safaris or can be enjoyed at various restaurants in St Lucia, all within walking distance from Marlin Lodge.
Facilities at Marlin Lodge St Lucia:
- Swimming Pool
- Entertainment Area
- Braai / Barbeque
- Secure Parking
- Scanning and email Facility
- Laundry Service
St Lucia is a great place to relax and unwind in a beautiful setting. It is also a lush area where nature-lovers can enjoy the outdoors and some experiences specific to the area. Our Mission is to have first class accommodation available and give the guest an experience that will linger long after they have left St Lucia and Marlin Lodge.
Accommodation at Marlin Lodge St Lucia:
The rooms are modern and very spacious. All rooms have their own patio door and this is very convenient as guests can come and go at their leisure without disturbing other guests. Dinners can be arranged upon request and many nights are spent under the stars around the fire.
Sharing Double Room
Room 1 & 2-Two bedroom Suite. 1st Bedroom has a double bed. 2nd Bedroom has 2 single beds. The rooms share a bathroom, both rooms has outside entrances, fans, built in cupboards, and is situated on the ground floor. Max pax - 4
Room 3 & 6Queen bed, en suite bathroom (shower only), outside entrance, fan, built in cupboards, ground floor. Max pax - 2
Room 4 & 5King bed or Twin beds, & Bunk Bed, en suite bathroom (shower only), outside entrance, Aircon, fan, built in cupboards and is situated on the ground floor. Max pax 4 Adults or 2 Adults & 2 Children
Health and Climate:
Subtropical climate. Hot and humid most of the time. When it's raining it's still quite warm. Summer time from September to April it can get very hot in the day. Always wear sunscreen and a hat. Winter months May to August the days are still warm but it can get a bit colder at night. If you visit in winter you can bring a jersey and some trousers.
There is plenty to do within the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park but for those of you that would like to venture out to the surrounding areas, there are many places to visit.
- Cape Vidal - 34 km
- Hluhluwe/Umfolozi game reserve - 55 km
- Kozi Bay - 260 km
- Sodwana Bay - 170 km
- Richards Bay - 78 km
- uShakaland - 150 km
- Durban - 252 km
- Kruger National Park - 700 km
- Swaziland Border - 185 km
Nearest airport is in Richards bay - 77 km 90min
Tours & Activities:
St Lucia is situated in a World Heritage site and offers vast opportunities for the nature lover and eco tourist. A wide variety of tours can be booked from Marlin Lodge which includes:
- St Lucia world heritage tour
- Eastern shores excursion
- Bicycle tour
- Hluhluwe/Umfolozi game drive
- Night / chameleon drive
- Turtle tours (Nov to March)
- Hippo & Crock tours on the Estuary
- Snorkelling at Cape Vidal
- Hiking trails
- Whale Watching (seasonal)
- Horse Rides
- Zulu Cultural Tours
- Butterfly Farm
- Deep sea fishing charter
- Thai Massage
- When cancelling from 21 to 28 days prior to arrival, guest forfeit 25% of the deposit.
- From 14 to 21 days forfeit is 50%.
- From 7 to 14 days forfeit is 75% of deposit.
- Less than 7 days forfeit full deposit.
Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Special Meals on Request
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Tourism Information Desk
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Marlin Lodge St Lucia is a Bed and Breakfast in St Lucia KwaZulu-Natal South Africa