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Durban
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a great time at the resort. Set about 12km on a dirt road,from theR102, the tranquil resort is set below the mountains. We were served a hearty breakfast on Sunday, then walked around the resort At lunch time we went for a picnic by the Mvoti river. It was delightful and romantic, the picnic basket...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the lovely Family Lodge, with a beautiful outlook and peaceful setting we had a wonderful relaxing 2 days. The host couple are very friendly and accommodating. The farm road to the lodge is really not great for normal vehicles and I would recommend a bakkie or SUV. Can't comment on the restaurant as we took our own...

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Lucca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night. A charming enclave +- 17 km from the R47; a dirt road led us to our destination which was worth the drive; the reception from our hosts was very peasant too. The chalet we stayed in was ideal for us and the best was a luxury outdoor shower, under the stars and trees, great....

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wellvale Resort looks exactly like the pictures on their website - beautiful. After a seriously rough 35 minutes drive on a dirt road we arrived to a very friendly greeting by the Dutch owner Joop. The 2 person lodges, as they call them, are visually stunning. Spacious and with a beautifully designed bathroom and an awesome outside shower. We were...

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Amazing view and tranquil environment with very friendly hosts. The road to get there is a little dodgy at night but once you are inland it is absolutely beautiful. Quick drive to Salt rock if you have to go to the beach, but staying at the resort is more than enough for the kids with the pool and the river.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We camped and got more than expected. There is plenty of beautiful space to put up a tent, listen to birds and just relax. Facilities include power points with automatic lights at night, kitchenette with separate mens and ladies toilets and showers, outdoor shower, restaurant and a river to fish in. The owners are also really friendly and are more...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Visiting Wellvale was a really a good way y of experiencing a change of scenery. The environment was so calm and welcoming, definitely a place to visit if you feel like being a way from everyone and everything.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is the perfect getaway to fully unwind and recharge!! One really leaves Wellvale Resort relaxed and ready to face life again. Go prepared with enough drinks and food for the self-catering option.

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Vryheid
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Please invest in fridges for the rooms & Aircons, this is especially a huge problem with children keeping their daily needs like colddrink, yoghurt and cheese cold and fresh, One can not walk from lodge 6 to the kitchen used by the campers to get your stuff. Please re-look at your parking plan, to ensure that the visitors can park...

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Magaliesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We are looking forward to see you again very soon! It was awsome to stay with you guys. The camping terain as well as the rest of the place was so beautiful. I loved the bird life and the other animals. You guys are really awsome.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wellvale Resort, a top class eco-tourism hideaway, is bordered by the Mvoti River and boasts spectacular views of the Nsikeni Mountain. Situated in the popular Dolphin Coast region, Wellvale is only a short drive from Durban's King Shaka International Airport and perfectly located for day trips to some of South Africa's finest beaches. Accommodation is provided in luxury Lodges along the river with outdoor showers and king-sized beds, or in our family room which can sleep four people comfortably. We also have three shaded campsites and self-catering facilities for the more adventurous. Meals are served on our terrace where you can enjoy the bird song of the many different species resident at Wellvale while taking in the view of the mountains. After dinner you can relax in our fully-stocked, cosy bar, or pull up a chair beside the outdoor pit fire and enjoy a night-cap. As supporters of eco-friendly tourism we run our resort with the environment and local community in mind. You are welcome to visit some of the projects that we facilitate in the area, including an after schools club for local children and a soccer training initiative. Wellvale River Resort is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed retreat, while still being well-placed to explore the beautiful Dolphin Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wellvale Private River Resort

Address: Portion 29 Wellvale Farm | D415 Dendethu, Stanger 4450, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Stanger
Price Range: $14 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wellvale Private River Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ice cube trays in communal fridge and bar fridge in rooms..make pool area more attractive”
 of 5 bubbles 349ln, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't be fooled”
 of 5 bubbles avishs2015, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the family lodge which gives you river and mountain view!”
 of 5 bubbles WildebeesEcolodge, 20 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Individual lodges with outside showers very special and the family two bedroomed lodge had spectacular views of the river and gorge”
 of 5 bubbles pearsd1, 18 Jan 2012 | Read review
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