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St Lucia is a tiny town on the East coast of Africa, in the north east of Zululand near the Mozambique border about 3 hours north of Durban by car. The scenery around the town is... Show more

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108 accommodation listings in St Lucia. Enter dates to see full pricing and availability:

Perna Perna St Lucia

In St Lucia

Perna Perna is the perfect place to come to rest, relax and rejuvenate. These two and three bedroom apartments all ha...

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R900.0

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Monzi Safari Lodge

In St Lucia

The property currently consists of three log cabins. Two are 3 bedroom units and 1 is a 2 bedroom unit.

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Little Eden St Lucia

In St Lucia

Little Eden St Lucia is a 4 Star Establishment who offers Up Market and Beautifully Decorated Self Catering Accommoda...

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Maputaland Guest House

In St Lucia

A family owned and run Bed & Breakfast, we offer Air-conditioned en-suite rooms, decorated with a true African atmosp...

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R750.0

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The Palms Holiday Flats

In St Lucia

St Lucia Palms is in the heart of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, the first World Heritage Site in South Africa. S...

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R575.0

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Forest Villas

In St Lucia

Forest Villas is an upmarket Lodge which will be opening its doors in 2017 in the town of St Lucia, iSimangaliso worl...

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Pelican's Nest Holiday Home St Lucia

In St Lucia

Pelican's nest St Lucia is a beautifully decorated, spacious, comfortable and relaxing, three bedroom, two bathroom, ...

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R3300.0

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Sunset Lodge Log Cabins

In St Lucia

Our luxurius log cabins have decks on which you can sit and relax while you enjoy our famouse African sunsets as well...

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R995.0

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Umlilo Lodge

In St Lucia

Our accommodation is compromised of 12 air conditioned en suite rooms all equipped with refrigerators, hair dryers, t...

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R1100.0

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Flamingo Holiday Flats

In St Lucia

Self catering, fully equipped and fully serviced duplex flats. Upstairs has two bedrooms and one bathroom with bath a...

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R900.0

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The Cane Cutter Estate

In St Lucia

The Cane Cutter Estate Monzi is 17 km before St Lucia is just a few kilometres from the N2, on the North Coast of Nat...

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R250

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Lake St Lucia Lodge

In St Lucia

NOTE : Free WI-FI available

Property overlooking the Estuary.

We do not serve any meals.

Walking distance from s...

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R810.0

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Beach House at 22

In St Lucia

Welcome to Beach House at 22. This fully furnished self-catering chalet is located in the secure Manzini Chalets comp...

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R900

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Parkers Cottages

In St Lucia

The fully en-suite guest cottages each have two bedrooms, air conditioning, secure parking and are fully serviced. Se...

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R800.0

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The Bridge Apartment 14

In St Lucia

The Bridge Apartments offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, and provides cable TV, daily cleaning service, laundry an...

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R1200.0

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Monzi Safaris

In St Lucia

Monzi Safaris Tented Camp offers luxury tented accommodation in St Lucia. There is an outdoor swimming pool and large...

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R670.0

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The Bridge Apartment 10

In St Lucia

The Bridge Apartments offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, and provides cable TV, daily cleaning service, laundry an...

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R1200.0

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15 The Bridge Holiday Resort

In St Lucia

The Bridge 15 is a lovely 3-bedroom self-catering unit located in a secure complex on the banks of the St Lucia Estua...

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R1295.0

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Sandpiper Guest House

In St Lucia

We have 4 comfortable en-suites; air-conditioned double rooms and 1 family room. We got 1 standard double / twin roo...

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R950.0

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Leopard Corner Guest House

In St Lucia

Leopard Corner features 6 spacious, en suite rooms, a full, made-to-order Continental and English breakfast menu, a p...

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R1200.0

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Rhino Coast Guesthouse

In St Lucia

Our en-suite double room has a queen bed, and is complete with a shower and a bath.
Our twin rooms have two single be...

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R910.0

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St Lucia Livingston Lodge

In St Lucia

The lodge has 5 suites with en-suite bathrooms (toilet, hand basin and shower). Each suite has a double/twin bed/s, F...

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R1200.0

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68 The Bridge Holiday Resort

In St Lucia

The Bridge 68 is a lovely 1-bedroom self-catering unit located in a secure complex on the banks of the St Lucia Estua...

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R895.0

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ST LUCIA@The Bridge Holiday Resort

In St Lucia

Looking for a retreat on KZN's North Coast? St Lucia @ The Bridge is the perfect venue. The Bridge offers a serene an...

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R750

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St Lucia Kingfisher Lodge

In St Lucia

The lodge features six luxury air-conditioned suites, each with its own private patio overlooking the tropical estate...

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R700.0

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Fishermans Flat

In St Lucia

Gorgeous flatlet and house in the heart of Zululand, ideal accommodation for fisherman and families, within walking d...

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Full Kitchen
TV
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R1000.0

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Kwalucia Private Safari Retreat

In St Lucia

Kwalucia Private Safari Retreat is nestled in the beautiful village of St Lucia, the only village in Southern Africa ...

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R1430.0

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Ingwenya Lodge

In St Lucia

The property borders the nature reserve with a view of both the sea and the estuary, a very unique privilege in St Lu...

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Full Kitchen
TV
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DSTV

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R900.0

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The Bridge Holiday Apartments

In St Lucia

The Bridge Apartments are located on the main street of St Lucia and situated along the banks of the St Lucia estuary...

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R900.0

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Stone Ridge Luxury Self-Catering Units

In St Lucia

Stone Ridge Luxury Self-Catering Units is situated in the lovely town of St. Lucia, on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Nat...

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R860

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Ndlovu Chalet St Lucia

In St Lucia

This chalet is located in a resort in St Lucia, in KwaZulu Natal.

The chalet is a 4-6 bedroom self-catering unit w...

Swimming Pool
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Aircon
Braai Area
Full Kitchen

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R400

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Monzi Backpackers

In St Lucia

WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING ACCOMMODATION:
3 double rooms
3 double bed dome tents
11 twin dome tents
6 sleeper male dormit...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
Braai Area
WiFi
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R220.0

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St Lucia Wilds

In St Lucia

Main house building around 1938 with some original features still in use. The cottages were built in 1987. Owners liv...

Swimming Pool
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Aircon
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Full Kitchen

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R800.0

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Flamboyant self catering holiday flats

In St Lucia

One and two bedroom Self Catering units available in a secure complex, air condition units, kitchen, bathroom and ver...

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R500.0

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Whalesong Guest House

In St Lucia

Comfortable accommodation with air-conditioning. A warm welcome awaits and friendly hosts will ensure a pleasant and ...

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R770.0

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Manzini Holiday Resort

In St Lucia

17 Manzini is a lovely 2-bedroom self-catering unit located in a secure complex on the banks of the St Lucia Estuary....

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R895.0

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Zulani Guest House - St Lucia

In St Lucia

Zulani Guest House, comfortable, secluded bed and breakfast accommodation in St Lucia with self catering options.

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Jacuzzi
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R1210.0

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32 The Bridge

In St Lucia

Located a few steps from St Lucia Tours and Charters in St Lucia, this apartment features free Wi-Fi. Guests benefit ...

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R1100.0

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Bhangazi Lodge

In St Lucia

Offering an enclosed courtyard with an outdoor pool, Bhangazi Lodge is a four star bed and breakfast establishment pr...

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R850.0

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62 The Bridge

In St Lucia

Located a few steps from St Lucia Tours and Charters in St Lucia, this apartment features free Wi-Fi. Guests benefit ...

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Serene-Estate Boutique Guesthouse

In St Lucia

Our guestrooms are very spacious and luxury with big windows. From the Parkside suites you can enjoy the bushbuck, re...

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R1575.0

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Lai-la Log Cabins - St Lucia

In St Lucia

The log cabins consist of 2 bedrooms a bathroom, lounge, kitchen with a fridge and freezer department, microwave, a f...

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R600.0

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The Bridge Apartment 52

In St Lucia

The Bridge Apartments offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, and provides cable TV, daily cleaning service, laundry an...

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R1400.0

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The Bridge Apartment 20

In St Lucia

The Bridge Apartments offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, and provides cable TV, daily cleaning service, laundry an...

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The Bridge Apartment 36

In St Lucia

The Bridge Apartments offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, and provides cable TV, daily cleaning service, laundry an...

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Annas Bed and Breakfast

In St Lucia

Anna's is a large stylish family home with secure covered off-street parking. The open plan style of the guesthouse, ...

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R665.0

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Flamingo Holiday Home

In St Lucia

Zulani Guest House, comfortable, secluded bed and breakfast accommodation in St Lucia with self catering options.

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St Lucia Tides

In St Lucia

Low Tide is a little further away from McKenzi street but it is still in walking distance. The beach is only one kilo...

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R1253.0

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Pelican Pad @ Manzini Chalets

In St Lucia

This lovely little resort is secure, comfortable and friendly. It has enough chalets that you can find someone to vis...

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R750.0

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First Group Lake View Cabanas

In St Lucia

With an abundance of hippos, crocodiles, birdlife and fishing, St Lucia is a nature lover's paradise. Lake View Caban...

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R1320.0

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St Lucia Reviews

Kathy Naylor
24 October 2018

Driving round to see hippos and bush babies at night in St Lucia (take a powerful torch!)

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Anari de Wet
08 October 2018

Most beautiful nature reserves and beaches.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Linda Westlake
27 August 2018

St Lucia is a friendly, welcoming place. We all felt safe at all times.

Superb. 5 out of 5

More info about St Lucia

St Lucia is a tiny town on the East coast of Africa, in the north east of Zululand near the Mozambique border about 3 hours north of Durban by car. The scenery around the town is lush tropical vegetation and wetlands, with beautiful beaches along the coastline. It is surrounded by absolutely gorgeous peaceful panoramic landscapes that have been preserved, and is a wildlife paradise.

The town is in the St. Lucia Wetlands Park, a World Heritage Site, and hence attracts many foreign tourists due to its international importance as one of the last natural protected wetlands on the planet. This beautiful remote reserve has 280 kilometers of natural undisturbed coastline along the Indian Ocean, and is a vast, almost 3300 square kilometer park. The vegetation ranges from wetlands, savannah and forests to ancient dunes. St Lucia is the only nearby town. Hippos, rhinos, zebras and leopards are among the many wild animals wandering about the park.

Things to do

There is a surprising amount to do around this peaceful and serene town. There are a few art and craft shops,some excellent restaurants and pubs, convenience shops and the fruit and vegetable market. The town centre is small and relaxed.The warm Indian ocean along the wide beaches is great for swimming and snorkeling all year round. ( Preferably not in the lakes with the crocs and hippos. )

The main attraction of St.Lucia was originally deep sea fishing for South African sportsmen. It is a superb fishing resort for surf, fly and spear fishing too. Speed boats are available and there are marlin, dorado etc to fish for.There are river boat cruises for sightings of crocodiles and hippos on the lakes. Whale watching is from August till December.

There are many Scenic Drives to take nearby in the park, to enjoy the wonderful views and pure fresh air, to watch wild animals roaming about the wetlands, and explore around the vast lakes and exquisite untouched beaches . The lakes are full of bird life.

The world famous Hluhluwe and Umfolozi Game reserves, and Cape Vidal, are also within easy driving distance.

There are wonderful long stretches of beautiful pristine deserted beaches to walk along, and explore the extraordinary ancient dunes as well as go for hikes and safaris through the reserve. The experience of a safe environment in natural landscape with wild animals wandering about is a unique experience for international tourists.

 

Where to eat

Several restaurants are in the main road of the town. Naturally they specialise in seafood , such as Braza restaurant; with a Portuguese style of cuisine being so close to the Mozambique border.

If you’re looking for a more relaxed, family-friendly environment then head to Alfredo’s for lunch or dinner. This family-run restaurant offers some of the best Italian food around, and an occasional South African dish.

Breathtaking views and divine bistro-style food await you at Fur Elize. Located right on the edge of the estuary, diners can enjoy their meal surrounded by the natural beauty of St. Lucia.

For a taste of the countryside, PB’s Deli and Bistro is the place to go. Enjoy fresh baked breads at breakfast, tasty comfort food for lunch and choose (or have them all) between delicious cakes for tea.

There is also the Fisherman’s Restaurant and Pub and the St.Lucia Ski Boat Club for those wanting to dig into delicious seafood platters, and good old pub fare. Many of the guesthouses have excellent catering for their visitors too.

There is also a large market place selling pineapples, bananas and the tropical fruit that grows in the area. There is a fairly good grocery shop with basic supplies but if going for self -catering or camping it would be best to stock up at Richards Bay along the way.

Where to stay

There is plentiful accommodation in St. Lucia from where to enjoy the beauty of the wetlands. While St. Lucia might be on the small side, it’s choice in accommodation is not. Guesthouses: Relaxed and idyllic, these offer a personal touch and most of them look out onto large tropical gardens and trees, with swimming pools.

Guestlodges: A more luxurious option, these small personalised lodges offer everything you could want. The gorgeous gardens border the wetlands and monkeys and duikers run around freely. At night hippos sometimes stroll through the streets, drinking out of the swimming pools.

Hotels: For all the basic comforts, and luxury amenities, the hotels in the area are perfect to set up base and then head off exploring.

Self- Catering: There are many self-catering options in St. Lucia, many with gorgeous ocean views. They are top choice for most families.

Transport

St Lucia is about 250 kilometers north of Durban, about a 3 hour trip from King Shaka airport. There are also two small airports, one in Richards Bay and one near Hluhluwe for visitors coming in small planes.

Car: It is an easy, pleasant drive up the N2 Highway from Durban, through South Africa's main timber farming areas, with very little traffic.

Taxis/cabs: There are taxi services available in St. Lucia. These tend to be quite pricey if you intend to travel further that a few kilometers in them.

 

Did You Know

St. Lucia is sometimes muddled with the suburb La Lucia in Durban, or spelt St Lucia, st. lusa, or even St. Lusia

St. Lucia was originally named by Portuguese sailors shipwrecked there in 1554 .They settled next to the estuary, which leads inland to a vast string of lakes which they originally mistook for more sea, and their descendants are still there now , nearly 500 years later.

St. Lucia only as a residential population of 1000 people, but in the summer it has approximately 10 000 visitors daily from all over the world.

The 2nd highest vegetated sand dune range in the world towers over the St. Lucia wetlands and beaches, only overshadowed by the dunes on Frazer Island.