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95 Pelican Street, St Lucia 3936 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 20/06/24 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/06/24 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

About

#10 of 44 B&Bs / Inns in St Lucia
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We are certified to provide accommodation to Essential Services during he Covid-19 pandemic. Turtle Bay Lodge is the ideal beach and bush break-away, with a swimming pool and a cocktail bar for our guests to enjoy after a day of exploring. We offer SELF CATERING FACILITIES to groups, which includes a scrumptious breakfast. There are 7 bedrooms on suite which can be booked as a B&B accommodation or a holiday home for family and friends. The Self catering includes the use of the kitchen facilities, braai and pizza oven. There is ample secure parking. Situated in the beautiful town of St Lucia, amidst a world Heritage Site, with one of the largest estuaries in the world and an incredible range of wildlife species. The Lodge is just one kilometre from the estuary, and within walking distance from the town centre and 2.5km from the beach and the Isimangaliso Wetland Park. The area boasts of gorgeous beaches, coastal forests, rolling grasslands and game parks to explore in the region, and is situated in one of the largest estuaries in the world and is home to an incredible range of wildlife species, including hippos, crocodiles and a variety of bird and marine life. The town has a variety of restaurants and shops for your convenience. Your hosts, Jan and Fiona, will provide you with information and maps for the area. Check our availability for current SPECIALS!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Boating
Hiking
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Horseback riding
Snorkelling
Bicycle tours
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Karaoke
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Concierge
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Microwave
Electric kettle
Walk-in shower
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenware
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Dutch
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Claire wrote a review 12 Jan
Johannesburg, South Africa2 contributions1 helpful vote
Great stay. Thank-you! Fiona and Jan went out of their way to accommodate us. We appreciate their professional, friendly and efficient service. Good for families, comfortable for pooches. We hope to be back!
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Date of stay: January 2022
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shawnherbst wrote a review Aug 2021
Umhlanga, South Africa1 contribution
Jan and Fiona are the most welcoming hosts, beautiful accommodation with clean soft bedding in a warm homely feeling. So much better than staying at a hotel. There is lots of safe parking and all rooms are air-conditioned. Breakfast really was a feast.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Kosi_Bay_Casitas wrote a review Aug 2021
Kosi Bay, South Africa5 contributions
Turtle Bay Lodge is very centrally located, we walked to the main street for dinner. The Lodge has all you need, comfort, great service, clean rooms, comfortable bed and beautifully decorated. Thanks Fiona we will be back.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Brian R wrote a review Jul 2021
Sodwana, South Africa11 contributions
Jan and Fiona are really welcoming hosts. We really felt as though we were with old friends. The accommodation is excellent and has everything you require. Jan is an amazing braai master. We had a really good stay and will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Janiner R wrote a review Apr 2021
Durban, South Africa13 contributions1 helpful vote
Our stay there was absolutely fantastic, everything about the stay was 5 star. The lodge is gorgeous, the hosts amazing, the staff friendly ... the breakfasts just moreish. Can highly recommend Turtle Bay Lodge. Thanks Fiona and Jan, we definitely will be back.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Fiona Hofman, Owner at Turtle Bay Lodge
Responded 30 Apr 2021
Thank you so much for your wonderful review and sharing your experience. We are looking forward to seeing you again.
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PRICE RANGE
US$53 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalSt Lucia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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Frequently Asked Questions about Turtle Bay Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Turtle Bay Lodge?
Nearby attractions include St Lucia Beach (1.1 km), Amala Massage & Gifts (0.2 km), and Cape Vidal Lighthouse (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Turtle Bay Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Turtle Bay Lodge?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, blackout curtains, and a pool view.
What food & drink options are available at Turtle Bay Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Turtle Bay Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Turtle Bay Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Reef and Dune, KAUAI St Lucia, and Braza.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Turtle Bay Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Turtle Bay Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Turtle Bay Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Turtle Bay Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of St Lucia.
Are any cleaning services offered at Turtle Bay Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Turtle Bay Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.