Thonga Beach Lodge – Elephant Coast

Thonga Beach Lodge – Elephant Coast

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Accommodation Category: Island and Beach, Kwa-Zulu Natal, and LodgeAccommodation Tags: Beach, Isimangaliso Wetland Park, and KZN

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  • Thonga Beach Lodge Mabibi bay, Elephant Coast

    (Northern KwaZulu-Natal)

    Isimangaliso Wetland Park

    Thonga Beach Lodge is set in the secluded Mabibi bay, on the Elephant Coast (Northern KwaZulu-Natal), Thonga Beach Lodge is in the heart of the Isimangaliso Wetland Park, an internationally recognized World Heritage Site. It is located 25 km North of Sodwana Bay and is the first private concession to have been granted by the Isimangaliso Wetland Park Authority. The swimming pool and central lodge area are 25m from the beach. The distances of the rooms to the beach vary between 30m and 120m from the beach. Lake Sibaya (Southern Africa‟s largest natural freshwater lake) is 6km from the lodge.

    Set on the pristine shores of the Maputaland coast, this luxury lodge is the ideal place to discover one of the last unspoiled and undeveloped wilderness beaches left on the African continent. Mabibi is a magical place of tranquil swimming bays and snorkeling reefs, coastal forests, grasslands, bush, shimmering lakes and exquisite sandy beaches. It‟s clear, warm waters offer superb snorkeling and fantastic offshore scuba diving

     

     

     

     

  • Last Minute Specials:
    Pay 3 Stay 4: 01 MAY - 30 JUNE 2019 & 01 May - 30 JUNE 2020
    Pay 3 Stay 4: SEPTEMBER 2019 & SEPTEMBER 2020, limited rooms.
    T&C's apply.

    Long Stay Discounts:
    5 nights / 7.5% - 6 Nights /10% - 7 Nights / 12.5% - 8 Nights / 15%

    HONEYMOON

    Thonga Beach Lodge - sparkling wine & welcome note. Private dinner, private beach picnic lunch, back & shoulder massage each. Signature box of chocolates and romantic turndown.

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  • Address: Mabibi
    Nkundwini
    KwaZulu-Natal
    South Africa
  • Facilities:

    CONFERENCE FACILITIES
    There is a Mezzanine level, which can be used for conferences of up to 12 people. Alternatively informal conferences can cater for 24 delegates.
    SWIMMING POOL
    25 metres from the beach.
    OTHER FACILITIES
    Hairdryers and safes in all rooms, wifi available at main area but no cell phone coverage
    Overhead Fans YES
    Air conditioning YES
    24hr lighting YES
    Recharge Batteries YES
    Electricity YES
    Mosquito Nets YES
    Safe Yes
    Hairdryer Yes
    Cell phone coverage NO
    WI-FI Yes(Our WI-FI can be slow & intermittent as we depend on satellite connection which is adversely affected by bad weather conditions)
    Malaria YES – Low Risk

  • Child Policy:

    Thonga Beach Lodge is promoted as a destination to enjoy with children. We allow no more than 6 children under 8 are at any one time in the lodge.

    12 years and under they pay 50% of the full tariff when sharing with 2 adults

    Between 12 yrs and 18 years pay 75% of the full tariff if sharing with adults.

    Children 3 and under are free of charge when sharing with 2 adults

    A special dinner sitting is arranged for the children (8 yrs and under) from 6pm. Children will then be expected to vacate the dining area for the main sitting from 7pm. Parents are invited to join their children for dinner at the earlier time – the lodges will liaise with the parents in regards to this at the lodge
    Baby sitting services are available from the lodge – prior arrangement necessary.
    Activities will be arranged during the day for children between the ages of 3 and 8

  • Rooms:

    TYPE OF ROOMS
    Deluxe Sea View 2 x double rooms with private plunge pools and outdoor showers
    Sea View 3 x twin rooms
    Forest View 7 x twin rooms

    12 suites in Robinson Crusoe-chic! The thatched en-suite rooms have been carefully constructed in the coastal dune forest to ensure minimum impact on the environment whilst still ensuring maximum guest comfort. 2 deluxe suites with panoramic sea views and private plunge pools, 3 rooms with sea views and 7 set within the dune forest. Each room has a double vanity, indoor shower, separate toilet, bar fridge, ceiling fan, mosquito net, safe, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and a private balcony, thatched 50 square metres. All suites are air-conditioned. Deluxe and Family suites have free standing baths.

  • Terms:

    ll bookings at all lodges over the Christmas holiday period must be for a minimum of 2 nights (15 December – 15 January) except for Thonga Beach Lodge which is a minimum of 3 nights.
    Tariffs include a SA tourism levy and are inclusive of VAT.

    Provisional Bookings
    Provisional bookings made more than 3 months in advance, will be held for 7 days and then automatically released, unless otherwise authorised
    Provisional bookings made less than 3 months in advance, will only be held for 48 hours and then automatically released, unless otherwise authorised
    Should the above release times not be suitable, please feel free to contact us for alternate arrangements
    All bookings must be confirmed in writing

    Confirmed Bookings
    We run small lodges in remote areas and cancellations, even of just two people, can greatly affect the operation of the lodge
    Therefore we require full payment prior to guests arrival and strict adherence to our cancellation policy
    Please ensure that guests have adequate travel insurance to cover any cancellations or changes in travel arrangements

    FIT Reservations
    We require written confirmation accepting our terms and conditions

    Full pre-payment is required 30 (thirty) days prior to clients date of arrival, unless alternative arrangements have been made

    We reserve the right to cancel the reservation should we not receive this payment timeously
    For package bookings we require 25% payment on confirmation and the balance 30 (thirty) days prior to travel

    Cancellation Policy (Applicable to all confirmed reservations, except groups)
    We require written confirmation for all cancellations (e-mail or facsimile)
    Cancelled more than 60 days prior to arrival: 10% of the full accommodation charge
    Cancelled more than 30 days prior to arrival: 25% of the full accommodation charge
    Cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival: 50% of the full accommodation charge
    Cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival: 90% of the full accommodation charge
    All guests shall settle their extras account in full prior to departure

    Group Bookings & Isibindi Package Bookings
    The word ”group” applies to 8 or more full paying guests
    The Isibindi Package Booking means a booking for 1 or more persons staying for 5 or more nights at a selection of the Isibindi Africa Lodges
    A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm a group reservation or Isibindi Package
    Full Pre-payment is required 60 days prior to arrival
    We reserve the right to cancel the reservation should we not receive this deposit timeously

    Cancellation Policy for Groups & Friends for Free February Special
    A 25% non-refundable deposit is payable on all confirmed group bookings
    Cancelled more than 60 days prior to arrival: 50% of the full accommodation charge
    Cancelled more than 30 days prior to arrival: 75% of the full accommodation charge
    Cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival: 90% of the full accommodation charge
    All guests shall settle their extras account in full prior to departure

    Travel Insurance
    IT IS THE GUEST’S RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT THEY HAVE ADEQUATE TRAVEL INSURANCE TO COVER THEMSELVES IN THE EVENT OF HAVING TO COVER CANCELLED BOOKINGS.

    All bank deposits are to be received free of any bank charges or commissions.
    All credit card payments by agents for accommodation will have a 3% surcharge, except AMEX & DINERS which have a 5% surcharge.
    Please note that only cash or credit cards are accepted at the lodges – strictly no debit cards!

    MALARIA
    Thonga Beach Lodge is located in a low risk malaria area and we recommend that you consult your medical practitioner for anti-malaria prophylactic. The best insurance is the preventative kind: avoid
    being bitten by using mosquito repellent liberally.
    TRIPLE POLICY
    No more than 2 adults per room. Extra beds are for children 18years or under

  • High Season Dates: 01 Aug – 31 Apr
  • High Season Rates:

    Deluxe Ocean view suites (2 doubles) @ R6190 per person per day
    Ocean view Room (3 double/twin) @ R5580 per person per day
    Forest View Room (7 twin) @ R4820 per person per day
    Rate is p.person p. day sharing including accommodation, meals, teas & coffees, use of snorkelling equipment, kayaking on Lake Sibaya, sun downer trip to Lake Sibaya, cultural tours to Tsonga community, guided walks in coastal forest

  • Normal Rates:

    01 May 2019 –31 July 2019

    Deluxe Ocean view @ R5760 per person per day
    Ocean view Room @ R4980 per person per day
    Forest View Room @ R4140 per person per day

    Rate is p.person p. day sharing - inclusive of accommodation, meals, teas & coffees, use of snorkelling equipment, guided walks, kayaking and sundowners at Lake Sibaya, cultural tours to Mabibi Community. Each guest is entitled to 1 of the following on a sundowner excursion at Lake Sibaya, glass of wine, local beer, cider or soft drink.