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Wellvale Private River Resort

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wellvale is a hidden gem in KZN. We spent an idyllic weekend in this peaceful, tranquil setting with fantastic hosts. I would strongly recommend a stay in this haven and thank Jaap and Nienke for the wonderful hospitality.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful and peaceful. If you are a lover of nature i recommend Wellvale Private resort :) The rooms are comfortable and homey. And the owners are very friendly and hospitable. Food is great!

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Thank MRandMrsBennett
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tranquill and far from the madding crowd.Takes you back closer to nature. Wonderful for a family retreat and to recharge your battery.Good value for money.Lovely outside showers. Sumptous breakfast. Owners Jaap and Nienke go the extra mile in making your stay a memorable one. We will definetely go back. Highly recommend a visit

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Thank peter i
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Will definitely go back. Was relaxed and tranquil. The location on the river is beautiful and you really feel like you're in the heart of Africa. Ballito is close by to add variety to a holiday. The European level of service sets them apart.

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Thank T3776BZdavidk
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 24 October 2016

It's a true hidden gem, located near a river, it is completely tranquil, quiet and the perfect spot to get away from the city. Best of all, there is no cellphone coverage meaning you really escape :-)

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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Beautiful, spacious garden in a lovely natural setting. The accommodation units are clean, comfortable and spacious. The hosts are friendly and accommodating and the pub, communal lounge, dining room and veranda are pleasant and attractive. A tasty homemade meal is available each evening. There is a communal kitchen for self-catering, but this is rather small and some distance from most...

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Thank Anna B
Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our stay was awesome , it was a long drive from Amanzintoti to Stanger but the trip was worth it . The place looked amazing , it was very nice being away from the city , to just enjoy nature and peace . i also love the cleanliness of the lodge , as for the Jaap , such a pleasant...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The road to the resort was in a shocking condition and was very stressful to drive on. The communal kitchen was ill equipped. There were no walking/hiking trails. The place was tranquil and away from the rat race.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Absolutely awesome place with so much of peace and quiet and the best part is ....no cell phone reception... The rooms are very neat and clean and the friendliness and hospitality is out of this world

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Wellvale resort has absolutely No cell phone reception, which makes it an ideal getaway. peace and quiet, freshest air. Perfect hosts. Jaap the resort co-owner with his wife are truly genuine people. A must see resort.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wellvale Resort, a top class eco-tourism hideaway, is bordered by the Mvoti River and boasts spectacular views of the Nsikeni Mountain. Situated in the popular Dolphin Coast region, Wellvale is only a short drive from Durban's King Shaka International Airport and perfectly located for day trips to some of South Africa's finest beaches. Accommodation is provided in luxury Lodges along the river with outdoor showers and king-sized beds, or in our family room which can sleep four people comfortably. We also have three shaded campsites and self-catering facilities for the more adventurous. Meals are served on our terrace where you can enjoy the bird song of the many different species resident at Wellvale while taking in the view of the mountains. After dinner you can relax in our fully-stocked, cosy bar, or pull up a chair beside the outdoor pit fire and enjoy a night-cap. As supporters of eco-friendly tourism we run our resort with the environment and local community in mind. You are welcome to visit some of the projects that we facilitate in the area, including an after schools club for local children and a soccer training initiative. Wellvale River Resort is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed retreat, while still being well-placed to explore the beautiful Dolphin Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wellvale Private River Resort

Address: Portion 29 Wellvale Farm | D415 Dendethu, Stanger 4450, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Stanger
Price Range: $46 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wellvale Private River Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ice cube trays in communal fridge and bar fridge in rooms..make pool area more attractive”
 of 5 bubbles 349ln, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles avishs2015, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the family lodge which gives you river and mountain view!”
 of 5 bubbles WildebeesEcolodge, 20 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Individual lodges with outside showers very special and the family two bedroomed lodge had spectacular views of the river and gorge”
 of 5 bubbles pearsd1, 18 Jan 2012 | Read review
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