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    Makakatana Bay Lodge

    Lot 3 Makakatana | Western Shores Lake St Lucia, iSimangaliso Wetland Park 3935, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent65%
          • Very good27%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          “boat trip” (18 reviews)
          “game drives” (23 reviews)
          “st lucia” (8 reviews)
          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 26 February 2017

          We had a very nice time here and the people are very polite. Our Guide Mike has shown us the wildlife with all the animals we could find. Service is excellent and the food delicous. One of the best places we have been in Sout...More

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          Response from Makakatana L, Front Office Manager at Makakatana Bay Lodge

          I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed you stay with us and your drives with Mike. Thank you for the wonderful review. We hope to welcome you back again. Kind Regards Hannah

          Reviewed 25 February 2017

          A very well run lodge that gave us unparalleled insight into the diversity of the rich flora and fauna of the area. The rangers, Michael and Tristan were excellent. Tristan handled our close encounter with a large elephant expertly. Michael spotted and identified birds and...More

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          Response from Makakatana L, Front Office Manager at Makakatana Bay Lodge

          Thank you for your comments, i am glad you had a good experience with our Rangers and staff. They all work very hard and hearing that they made your stay here at Makakatana is always wonderful. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind...More

          Reviewed 24 February 2017

          We wanted somewhere restful to round off our South African holiday and our agent suggested Makakatana. We're so pleased he did! It's a wonderful place. The rooms are delightful - having an outdoor shower at 7am with birdsong accompaniment is very special and walking along...More

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          Response from Makakatana L, Front Office Manager at Makakatana Bay Lodge

          Thank you for your wonderful feedback. I can really sense that you are connected to nature and loved all the small, fascinating things that we focus on in this beautiful iSimangaliso Wetland Park. It is always an experience watching the Elephants pushing down trees and...More

          Reviewed 23 February 2017

          Exellent Ranger (Michael) who knew every animal and spottet even the smallest one with his hawk eyes. Stephanie and team served us delicious food.Top friendly service. Clean lodge.Everything perfect!!More

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          Response from Makakatana L, Front Office Manager at Makakatana Bay Lodge

          Thank you for you wonderful feedback. We are always so happy to hear lovely reviews about our staff, it is very motivational for them as they do try their best to make your stay the best. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with...More

          Reviewed 20 February 2017

          We were so sad to leave Makakatana Bay Lodge yesterday ! The beach trip with Michael was great .Such an unspoilt ,secluded spot,crystal clear water,pristine beach- we feel priviledged to have been there. And then the Boat trip with Johan, Tristen and Warwick - despite...More

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          Response from Makakatana L, Front Office Manager at Makakatana Bay Lodge

          Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are very priveliged to be able to go to Perriers Rock in the Easternshores the beach is beautiful, it is always so nice to be able to share the experience with others. I am so happy that you...More

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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • US$572 - US$744 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • iSimangaliso Wetland Park
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          Traveller (130)
          Room & Suite (26)
          Pool & Beach (12)
          Dining (10)
          Hotel & Grounds (122)
          Bathroom (2)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Ficklefan
          Hi there, please can you provide some more information on your ocean safaris? Does it also include swimming with dolphins? Hope to hear from you soon. Alta
          11 January 2017|
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          Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
          Hi Alta, We offer beach safaris which includes snorkelling. We do not to dolphin tours unfortuantely. Kind regards, Leigh-Ann
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          LetitiaDuvenhage
          It looks stunning! Do you have a spa on site?
          29 February 2016|
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          Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
          Unfortunately we do not have a Spa on our facility their is however one in St.Lucia that we can organise to come to the lodge to do treatments
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          "Wi-fi is available in the reception lounge and eating area but not the rooms which I kind of liked."
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          "The new family rooms are Great!, I also loved the Honeymoon room - Chic."
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          "All rooms seem to be of the same high standard"
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