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Cintsa East, just a 40 minutes drive from East London on South Africas famed and iconic Wild Coast is home to Prana Lodge Private Beach Estate and Spa.

It is here, where the warm Indian Ocean laps the shores of 21km of unspoilt beach, birdsong fills the indigenous gardens and the illusive Blue Duiker grazes quietly in the shadows of the pristine dune forest that the Davidson family welcome guests to their exquisite 5 star private beach estate and spa.

Peace and tranquillity prevail throughout from the privacy of seven luxurious suites, each with private garden and plunge pool, to the serenity of the award- winning Thai Wellness Centre and Spa providing treatments, yoga and meditation.

Offering exceptional cuisine and direct beach access, Prana Lodge prides its place as one of the regions premier destination and an Award winning Spa in South Africa


Prana Lodge Private Beach Estate and Spa is tucked away in Chintsa East, an unspoilt coastal treasure only 40 minutes from the East London Airport on the Jikeleza Wild Coast Route of South Africa.

Outdoor adventures abound: enjoy gentle or advanced hiking through indigenous bush and on wide and deserted beaches, try your hand at scuba diving, surfing, and kite-boarding, or play a round of golf at the renowned East London Golf Course, or bowls and tennis at the Chintsa Country Club.

The rolling savannah of Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve is a 10-minute drive away and guided tours in open vehicles to see rhino, elephant, giraffe, zebra and a variety of antelope can be arranged. Chintsa area is a birdwatchers delight with an abundance of birdlife including sea, estuary, river and inland species.

Clothing and Accessories:

Bring beachwear and sun block and a hat. Prana Lodge does have umbrellas, beach towels and a selection of beach toys, as well as coolboxes etc for the beach.
Comfortable walking shoes as well as a light-weight jacket for the evenings which may cool down with the sea breeze.
We recommend comfortable clothes, especially if you plan to enjoy treatments at our award-winning Spa and wellness centre!

Health and Climate:

Prana Lodge is situated in a malaria-free region. The climate is sub-tropical and most of the time it is hot and sunny. Throughout the year we recommend sunblock and a hat

Rooms and Units Available:

Diamond Suite
The Diamond villa has exceptional views, a magnificent bedroom with an oversized bathroom, a double shower room and a TV lounge leading onto the deck with a private pool and beautiful garden shower.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Luxury Forest Suite
A 90 square metre Luxury Forest Suite, built out of timber, is nestled in the natural indigenous dune forest. Complete privacy in a standalone unit which boasts a deck and a secluded outside shower with tree top views.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Prana Suites
At 110 square metres, each of the 6 Executive Suites are nestled in the indigenous gardens, completely private and secure behind garden walls, with a patio, sun lounges and a plunge pool.
Amount of similar units: 6
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Xhosa / Zulu
Communal Television
DVD and/or VCR
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation within 21 days of date of arrival 50% of full accommodation payable.
Cancellation within 7 days of arrival full accommodation payable.
In the event of premature departure the full extent of stay as originally booked and confirmed will be charged.
Refunds and waiver of cancellation policies are at the discretion of management and the ability to re-let the suites.


From Airport:
- Follow N2 signs out of East London towards Mthatha. Once off the NE expressway and the N2, travel for approximately 25kms towards Mthatha.

- You will travel through a series of bends and up a long hill. Chintsa turn off is on the right midway up the Hill. (see numerous signboards and one saying "Jikaleza Route"

- Continue for about 8km (you will pass a trading store on your left). At the LEFT turn, you will see number of signs for Crawfords Cabins, and others. Turn LEFT here and follow the road for +- 11kms.

- This road will take you directly into Chinsta East. Prana Lodge is at the bottom of the hill on the left hand side as you apporach the village if you get to Chintsa Country Club, you have gone too far.

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  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM