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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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All reviews quad biking lake st lucia putt putt fossil site tarred road timeshare units raised wooden tranquil resort total relaxation filled up rooms have wonderful views pulled out all the stops memorable holiday well worth the effort compliments to the chef high clearance vehicle self catering
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a long drive from Hluhluwe on a dirt road once you have turned off the tarred R22 BUT it is well worth the drive to get to the lodge. A unique natural setting on the Nibela peninsula surrounded by forest and lake, the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Susie B
Response from RyanC5778, Manager at Nibela Lake LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much Suzie for your 5* review. we are so happy that you enjoyed your holiday with us as well as the new room refurbs. we really hope to see you back at Nibela for another wonderful stay. Regards Gemma, Ryan and the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We try go every year since it's the perfect local getaway. We were very pleasantly surprised with the revamp! The rooms are comfortable, stylish and have fantastic views of the lake. We had sundowners on the deck (amazing photo opportunity with yummy cocktails) and had...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Yadah K
Response from RyanC5778, Manager at Nibela Lake LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much Yadah for your wonderful review- we are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed Nibela and we look forward to having you back soon.. Ryan, Gemma and The Nibela Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The new rooms are amazing, 5 * for sure The spa was a fantastic treat The views are gorgeous from the deck Loved the wooden walkways Staff are courteous and nothing is too much Breakfast and lunch great but dinner needs a bit of variety...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 750katherinec
Response from RyanC5778, Manager at Nibela Lake LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Katherine for your fantastic review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We have a new chef joining us at the end of Jan 2019 and cant wait to see what wonderful ideas he has for the...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018

Nibela Lake Lodge was magical and way beyond our expectations. Wooden walkways through the trees, stargazing from the jetty, spacious and comfortable upmarket private accomodation, exciting quad-bike ride along winding sand tracks, hiking through the forest - we were pleasantly surprised!

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Date of stay: July 2018
Thank daneduplooy
Response from RyanC5778, Manager at Nibela Lake LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Dane for your wonderful review and we are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your holiday with us! we look forward to having you back in the near future Gemma, Ryan and the Nibela Team

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Nibela Lake Lodge is perfectly situated right in the middle of nowhere, away from the noisy and busy city life giving you the perfect opportunity to enjoy and appreciate nature. It also gives you the perfect opportunity to unwind, recharge and reconnect with your loved...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank thokozanim172
Response from RyanC5778, Manager at Nibela Lake LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Thokozani thank you for your 5* review- we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your holiday with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Ryan, Gemma & The Nibela Team

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About
Description
An exclusive location in the unique conservation area of the iSimangaliso (Greater St Lucia), Wetlands Park, situated in one of Africa's World Heritage Sites. A wetland of international significance and national More pride. Nibela Lake Lodge blends almost magically into the forest surrounds. Eleven luxurious thatched chalets are situated high up in the ...Cool forest beneath a magnificent canopy of trees, where guests can enjoy the solitude and tranquility of Africa at its best. Enjoy breakfast and lunch to the song of indigenous birds or dinner under a sky of scattered stars with only the multitude of bird species breaking the silence of the tranquil sanctuary. Kiddies meals and vegetarian options are also available on request. Offering ultimate comfort, the units include en-suite bathrooms, mini-bar, dressing-room and private viewing deck where sundowners can be enjoyed in a serene and secluded setting with spectacular views. TV's with DSTV in rooms. The prestigious complex seat 30 people and focuses on personalized service and excellent cuisine. A lounge area with TV and DSTV channels, housing a variety of wildlife books and board games leads out onto a wraparound wooden viewing deck. The lodge also boasts a bar with TV and DSTV channels, entertainment centre, curio shop and two swimming pools to cool off in the magical Zululand climate. Swimming towels and umbrellas are available at reception on request. The lodge also has a giant chess set in the garden, a jungle gym and trampolines. Boma dinners with Zulu dancing every Tuesday and Saturday evening (weather permits) Viewing deck on the Hell's Gate side of the property. We are very focused on birding, as we are situated in on of the top 10 best birding spots for rare birds in South - Africa. We offer guided walking trails and our guide Lucky is extremely experienced. We have a boat for scenic and fishing trips on the famous Lake St. Lucia. This is very popular activities and a lifetime experience. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$142 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Nibela Lake Hotel Hluhluwe
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$142 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Nibela Lake Hotel Hluhluwe
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
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Traveller (148)
Room & Suite (36)
Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (8)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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GrandTour47248
16 January 2019|
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Response from RyanC5778 | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Yes you would be able to use it on the lake however you will have to launch the boat at False Bay and get a lake permit from False Bay. False Bay is a short 15-20min boat trip from the lodge. Please feel... More
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Keamaite01
13 October 2018|
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Response from 518mareem | Reviewed this property |
No beach nearby, however lots of activities like biking, bush walks and just a stunning place to get away
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Mnandi
28 February 2018|
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Response from GemmaL1417 | Property representative |
Good day Mnandi We do have a lot of water in the lake and you can fish from the lake shoreline, unfortunately the levels are still a bit low for launching boats at False Bay. We hope to see you at Nibela
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Room Tips
"Chalet 211 has the best view, nice outside bath & shower"
susieb70
1 week ago
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"The units with the highest numbers need a long walk on the boardwalk to the reception/restaurant."
tommyjav
3 Dec 2018
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"The furthest rooms are higher with the best views"
dietherk
5 Nov 2018
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"Sobengu Unit 110 was fabulous and services each day at 10am. Thank you!"
945JohnG
14 Oct 2018
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