The Gorge Private Game Lodge and Spa
Port Shepstone, South Coast - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Gorge Hotel stands tall as an accommodation in Port Shepstone, leaning over the ancient Sandstone Cliffs in architectural splendour. With all the delicate qualities of a goddess, the Gorge is a game lodge, spa as well as a hotel boutique and balances it all effortlessly like a true goddess of accommodation would. Beautifully flanked by crude rocks and mild sands in one of the most untouched and untainted parts of the South Coast region of Kwa-Zulu Natal, the Oribi Gorge embodies the diverse and multi-faceted natural wonders that South Africa has to offer.
The leaning villas of Gorge
The hotel's architectural landscapes means that the exclusive, opulent villas stance is one that enjoys breathe taking views of the coast and the Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve. The panoramic vantage point of the rooms is poised yet compelling as a view. The self-catering Port Shepstone chalets , bungalows and hotel rooms combine a stylish feel with a natural feel. And with a private game reserve top add to it, clearly the Port Shepstone accommodation is a heavenly display of nature's best.
With an exclusive owner manage boutique lodge and a day spa with qualified therapists that offer health and beauty services, the Gorge hotel is dripping with luxury while oozing appeal and opulence. The opulence is taken heights even greater than Sandstone Cliffs themselves with cuisine of the finest, prepared by the best chefs that the country has to offer.
Luxury meets nature
The Gorge may be the perfect culmination of luxury and nature and beach holiday, a rare quality that makes this Port Shepstone accommodation a reigning goddess. With many activities to distract the nature enthusiast such as exploring the crevice of the bats or taking a look at the untouched bush paintings. And if water sports is your forte, then the array of sports like water boating, white water rafting and deep sea diving will have you thrilled. And just to take a break from the oceanic activities you can take a mountain bike up the trails of the Mountain just to complete the day. So you see, you have many perfect excuses to go to the accommodation in Port Shepstone for that facial and who knows, maybe a well deserved massage.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at The Gorge Private Game Lodge and Spa, Port Shepstone, South Coast
- Diners Club
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Air Conditioning
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for The Gorge Private Game Lodge and Spa, Port Shepstone, South Coast
- AA Travel Guides
- Tourism Grading Council
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 30° 12' 37" E / 30° 42' 37.8" S
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|Departing: King Shaka International Airport|
|Address: M65, La Mercy 4405, South Africa|
|Distance: 189 km / Duration: 2 hours 9 mins|
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