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.
At Prana Lodge, understated luxury pampers your body, mind and spirit.
7 individually designed suites, featuring select pieces from a private collection of famous South African artists, Persian carpets, luxury linens, and oversized bathrooms with garden views promise relaxation of the first order.
Completely private and secure behind your own garden walls, relax on your patio with your own plunge pool. Choose your suite from Turquoise, Ruby, Saphire, Emerald, Citrine or the Forest suite (which has no pool).
All suites are equipped with air-conditioning, ceiling fans, a safe, robes, a hairdryer, a mini-bar fridge, a state-of-the-art digital telephone system, a flat screen television with satellite DSTV, a DVD player, and a CD player.
- 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.