Thonga Beach Lodge
Thonga Deluxe Ocean View Room Thonga Beach Lodge Aerial View
Thonga Deluxe Ocean View Room
Thonga Beach Lodge Aerial View

Thonga Beach Lodge

Thonga Beach Lodge is set on the secluded Mabibi Bay, in the heart
of the iSimangaliso (formerly Greater St Lucia) Wetland Park, an
internationally recognized World Heritage Site. With direct access
onto the pristine shores of the Maputaland coast, this lodge is the
ideal place to discover one of the last unspoilt and undeveloped
wilderness beaches left on the African continent.

Country

South Africa

Highlights

Mabibi is a magical place of tranquil swimming bays and snorkelling
reefs, coastal forests, grasslands, bush, shimmering lakes and exquisite
sandy beaches. It’s clear, warm waters oer superb snorkelling and
fantastic oshore SCUBA diving.

Activities at Thonga Beach Lodge include SCUBA diving, Open Ocean
experiences, kayaking and sundowners at Lake Sibaya, guided
snorkelling, seasonal turtle drives/walks, Tsonga Cultural tours and
forest walks. Whether you are a walker or a diver, take advantage of the
wealth of activities that await you in this beautiful hideaway, or simply
relax with a Spa treatment or on the beach deck.

SCUBA diving at Mabibi is phenomenal. Our professional lodge diving
team can accommodate enthusiasts, from the beginner to the veteran.
For those who don’t dive, we have an Open Ocean Experience. An
exciting launch through the surf in front of the lodge takes you beyond
the breakers to a world of dolphins, whales and snorkelling. The warm
Indian Ocean supports a myriad of sh and marine life. Guests can
sometimes swim with dolphins or whale sharks, or snorkel with Manta
rays and giant turtles.

Need to Know

Access to Thonga Beach Lodge is reserved for 4 x 4 vehicles only.

Transfers from Coastal Cashews to the lodge can be arranged with non 4 x 4 vehicles being left in a secure shaded parking at Coastal Cashews.

The transfer takes place on an open 4 x 4 vehicle.

Turtle season is from November - February. The turtle tracking tours are conducted at Low Tide in the evenings. These times vary according to the low tide times.


SafarisSafaris


There are no Safari Drives, however Turtle Tracking drives are conducted in turtle season (Nov - Feb)

SCUBA diving at Mabibi is phenomenal. Our professional lodge diving
team can accommodate enthusiasts, from the beginner to the veteran.
For those who don’t dive, we have an Open Ocean Experience. An
exciting launch through the surf in front of the lodge takes you beyond
the breakers to a world of dolphins, whales and snorkelling. The warm
Indian Ocean supports a myriad of sh and marine life. Guests can
sometimes swim with dolphins or whale sharks, or snorkel with Manta
rays and giant turtles.


Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Marine Life

 

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

A visit to the local village where tourists can see the local school and clinic can be arranged.

FacilitiesFacilities

Spa

Pool

Restaurant

Wifi in Wifi Lounge

Bar

Mini Bar

Fans in all bedrooms

Mosquito Nets over all beds

Marine Centre

Pools

AccommodationAccommodation

The 12 en-suite rooms have been carefully constructed in the coastal
dune forest to ensure minimum impact on the environment and
maximum guest privacy. Each room has a double vanity, stone bath,
indoor shower, bar fridge, air-conditioning, ceiling fan and mosquito
net. Deluxe rooms have their own private plunge pool.

SeasonSeason

Low  Season - May - July

High Season - August - April

Average StayAverage Stay

2 - 3 Nights

Children PolicyChild Policy

Child & Additional Adult Policy Adults 0-3yrs 4-12yrs 13-18yrs
2 adults sharing with 1 child. Extra bed in adults room adult rate x 2 no charge Pays 50% of adult rate Pays 75% of adult rate
2 adults sharing with 2 children occupying both rooms of Family Suite adult rate x 2 no charge Pays 50% of adult rate Pays 75% of adult rate
1 adult sharing with 1 child adult rate   no charge Pays 50% of adult rate Pays 75% of adult rate
1 adult sharing with 1 child under 3 adult rate plus 30% no charge n/a n/a
1 adult sharing with 2 children adult rate no charge Pays 50% of adult rate Pays 75% of adult rate
2-3 children sharing a room 1st child pays adult rate. 2nd child irrespective of age over 3 pays 75%. 3rd child pays according to age
Children from 0-18 years only are charged child r ates. Children of 19 years and over travelling with parents are charged adult rates.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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