Umtentweni, South Coast - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Umdlalo Lodge is a destination for those seeking tranquillity, quiet and contemporary comfort on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal. Offering upmarket accommodation, restaurant, conference and Function facilities, Umdlalo Lodge rests peacefully in shady gardens with well-established indigenous trees, a stones throw from the sandy shores of the Umtentweni coastline.
Spacious and comfortable nine on-suite rooms with "˜home comforts' enhance. The experience of your stay with us, whether it is for a business trip, holiday or honeymoon. Add to this an attentive staff and management team with a passion to please and you'll truly experience the luxury of putting your feet up.
Satiated appetite and afternoon naps are rewards that you deserve...And we'll make them happen.
Zizi's Restaurant, a Ladies Bar and expansive veranda with sea views make for lazy afternoons that melt away into the sunset.
We're waiting... for you!
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Umdlalo Lodge, Umtentweni, South Coast
- American Express
- Conference Facilities
- Diners Club
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Wedding Facilities
- Air Conditioning
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Umdlalo Lodge, Umtentweni, South Coast
- AA Travel Guides
- Tourism Grading Council
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Directions to Umdlalo Lodge
Map of Umdlalo Lodge in Umtentweni, South Coast+ OPEN FULL MAP
GPS Co-Ordinates: 30° 27' 58" E / 30° 42' 35.1" S
By Car / Driving
Driving to Umdlalo Lodge in Umtentweni, South Coast
|Departing: King Shaka International Airport|
|Address: M65, La Mercy 4405, South Africa|
|Distance: 151 km / Duration: 1 hour 27 mins|
|1.||Head southeast||1.3 km|
|2.||Take the 1st left onto Mdloti St
|3.||Continue onto M65
|4.||Keep right at the fork and merge onto N2
Partial toll road
|5.||Take exit 51 toward Saint Faiths/Port Shepstone N||0.6 km|
|6.||Turn left toward Rethman Dr||1.7 km|
|7.||Continue straight onto Rethman Dr
Destination will be on the left
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