Paradise Beach Lodge units, consists of luxuriously, yet rustic appointed thatched lodges offering elegance and simplicity. Much thought and detail have gone into the finishes with tiled bathrooms, wooden or rustic counter tops, each unit having its own range of finishes and appeal.
The layout has ensured privacy for each unit and sea and Estuary views. Awakening at sunrise and looking out, there is nothing better than the sunrise over the Pomene Bay. Each day brings another perspective to your experience.
All the bedrooms at Paradise Beach Lodge have twin ¾ beds or one king size bed and are equipped with mosquito nets and linen, glodina bath towels and are within 30m of the Pomene North Bank waters edge. Our lodges have running water, with hot water being supplied by gas geysers. Water is supplied from a spring and is crystal clear.
The kitchens are fully equipped with cutlery, crockery, gas freezers and two plate gas stoves (much thought going in to ensure fully equipped); just bring your own food, beach towels and beach chairs. Each lodge has a fully trained staff member to clean, wash and assist you with food preparation, no request is too small or too big for them.
4 bedroom units consist of 4 ensuite bedrooms all separate of 30sqm each with a lounge/dining room/kitchen of 78sqm. The bedrooms allow for extra beds to be put in should a family have small children. Four families can stay in these units and still maintain their privacy while holidaying together. We have three units.
2 Bedroom Units consist of 2 ensuite bedrooms interlinked by the lounge/dining room/kitchen for families who want children close at hand or two families wanting to maintain privacy while holidaying together.
Paradise Beach Lodge has a generator which offers power from sundown to 10pm each night and longer in season should the guest require or over Christmas and New Year when the Restaurant is open later.
Paradise Beach Lodge Activities:
Deep Sea Fishing:
On the day you arrive you put your boat in the estuary and this is where it remains safe and secure until the day you leave. Deep sea fishing in Pomene Bay will test any top anglers skills and there tackle. The best fishing to be had is between October and June, although no boat has come in empty handed as yet.
Species likely to be encountered are King and Queen Mackerel, Queen Fish, Wahoo, Ignobilis King Fish, Bonito, Dog Tooth Tuna, Yellow fin Tuna, Ambacor, Pick Handle and True Barracuda, with Bill Fish being landed during the summer months.
Warm water currents bring game fish right inshore and large Kingfish (Trevally), Bonito, Queen Fish and many others can be caught on fly from the beach, in the estuary and from boats drifting close inshore. There are some very shallow reefs from 44m to 6m which produces all your game species and is ideal for the fly fishing enthusiast.
Guests can charter a fully equipped lodge boat with an experienced skipper, who knows the waters well for Deep Sea, Fly Fishing, and
Drop Shot Fishing.
Details like bait and tackle are taken care of on board the charter.
Rock and surf fishing:
Pomene North Bank has kilometers and kilometers of productive fishing beaches which await you, whether you are spooning, plugging, drop shotting or throwing Bait. Cuta, snoek, many a kingfish being gt Ignobolis, bluefin, big eye), stump nose, lemon sharks, blacktip reef sharks, blackfin, duckbill, brown skates, sand sharks, pompano, to name just a few being landed. Many a kingfish are caught in the mouth and cuta in the estuary. Guided Rock and Surf Trips can also be arranged.
Pomene Bays Diving areas are rated as being in the top five Diving sites in the world. The variety of marine life is amazing. Shallow and deepwater reefs reveal beautiful creatures such as the leatherback turtles, sailfish and manta rays. Within 22kms we have 12 regular Dive sites to be explored for all level of divers. We can assist and book you dive charters through another operator in the area.
Snorkeling/Sea Safari's and Whale Watching:
With Paradise Beach Lodge being situated on a 40sq/km salt water estuary, full of mangroves we have had sightings of the famous sea horses. When snorkeling you are sure to be confronted with schools of juvenile fish (angelfish, stonefish, cuttlefish, tons of small kingies) and this is all near to shore and not in too deep water. Whale Watching trips take place during June and October when there is an abundance of hump back whales.
Long white sand banks and beaches within the Pomene Bay and Estuary and consistent wind offers fantastic kite surfing conditions and has been deemed to be one of the world class kite surfers destinations, and one of its best kept secrets.
The Beach at Pomene has some ideal wave sets and can be enjoyed by all. During certain periods the waves are said to rival anything available at top surf spots, with warm water and far from the maddening crowds
Estuary Cruises, Kayaking, Canoeing, and Paddle Ski’s in fact any water sport can be undertaken at Paradise Beach Lodge, Pomene Bay with success.
It is great to see that the bird life has returned over the years and with fish eagles, flocks of flamingos, saddle billed storks, bat hawks, kingfishers, broad billed weavers and many a crows. Further down the mangroves the incessant calls can be heard waiting to be explored.
Horse riding expeditions, four wheeler outings in the vicinity, a visit to the old hotel site all can be arranged.
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Clothing & Accessories:
Please note that we only run a generator from sundown to 10pm at night so we suggest small lanterns be brought should you require this during the night.
We do not supply beach towels, beach chairs or umbrellas.
Health & Climate:
As we are in a mosquito zone (although we spray our units) please ensure you bring with mosquito repellant and doom coils.