Marula Gardens is a gateway location for the North Coast KZN Parks and Beaches. Set in the gated River View Village it is a few minutes from the market town of Mtubatuba, only 30 minutes drive from the lovely town of St Lucia with it’s amazing beaches and the stunning iSimangaliso Wetland Park and 30 minutes drive from the internationally renowned Hlumhluwe-iMfolozi Park for the breathtaking Big 5 experience.
Excursions can be arranged. The property has recently been purchased by Nigel and Cheryl, who are starting a sympathetic restoration of the buildings. They are ably supported by the friendly and experienced staff who have been working at the property for many years.
Anthony, our manager will greet you and arrange everything for your stay; Jubu and Mirriam will ensure your rooms are clean and ready, and keep things neat during your stay. Phiwe maintains our extensive gardens. There are 8 bedrooms, 5 around the pool and 3 in the gardens.
A fabulous 3 course Dinner is prepared by Anthony and is available by prior arrangement at R150 per person. Wifi is available at the property via LTE and the TV’s have the DSTV hotel package. Local restaurants are close by, with much choice in St. Lucia, Mtuba Mall has Checkers as the key tenant, there is also a Spar and Pick&Pay in town. Richards Bay is 45 minutes away for the Boardwalk shopping complex. Electricity and Water in River View Village are supplied by the Umfolozi Sugar Mill.
We are not subject to load-shedding. The water quality is good and any leaks are quickly resolved. Marula Garrdens is a happy supporter of the excellent work of Destiny House Children’s Home and Pre-School, Mtuba Christian Academy and Grace Community Church.
Marula Gardens has new owners and to celebrate we want to spread the benefit
* Umfolozi Country Club 0.6 km
* Restaurant Umfolozi Country Club 1 km
* Cafe/bar 2 km
* Lake Eteza Nature Reserve 5.3 km
* Lake Eteza 5.6 km
- If cancelling 7 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the booking total.
- If cancelling 14 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the deposit.
- If cancelling 21 days before arrival, forfeit 50% of the deposit.
- If cancelling 30 days before arrival, forfeit 25% of the deposit.