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Mngcibe, Mdumbi South Africa See on map
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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WELCOME TO SWELL ECO LODGE! Swell Eco Lodge offers self-catering accommodation, ideal for couples, groups and families. Set within the rolling hills of Mngcibe (North side of the Mdumbi River), we invite you to More enjoy pure relaxation and fun while supporting a green way of life. Spectacular sea views, jumping whales, roaming cattle and a view of rural life in this wonderful village is only a part of your holiday experience! We offer many activities for those who want to be a bit more active and explore the pristine beaches, rivers and ocean. Our lodge is made up of traditional Rondavel structures which blend into its beautiful surroundings and our interiors are modern, calming and artistic. Join us now for a South African holiday with a personal touch you will never forget! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$58 - US$67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Swell Tours Guest Lodge
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Wild Coast > Mdumbi
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Reviewed 12 February 2014

This is one of the nicest spots i have been to in the Transkei. A great point break surf spot, loads of secluded beaches, long walks, horse rides, kayak river trips... all nestled in a genuine rural Xhosa homestead environment. Dont expect any shops or...More

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Response from SwellEcoLodge, Owner at Swell Eco LodgeResponded 17 February 2014

David thank you so very much for your review. It was so great accommodating you all and we are thrilled you had a great time! I will forward the message to Nomsa regarding her Xhosa bread which is indeed needs to win an award! :)...More

Reviewed 7 February 2014

My new favourite Holiday Destination and desperately trying to engineer a return visit soonest. I've read all the other reviews and can honestly say that there is not a single item of praise that I would dispute. I would call myself a "Very Demanding Traveller"...More

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Response from SwellEcoLodge, Owner at Swell Eco LodgeResponded 12 February 2014

Hi Mark, Thank you for your review. It was so great having you and Brittany and it is wonderful to know you had such a great time! I hope you can return soon and that Jordan can make your next trip! We very much look...More

Reviewed 22 January 2014

We were blown away up arrival - so often a place looks good on a website but the reality is a little disappointing, however, with Swell we certainly didnt expect it to be as beautiful as it was. We received an arrival gift and a...More

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Response from SwellEcoLodge, Owner at Swell Eco LodgeResponded 25 January 2014

Hi Ashly and family, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our lodge. We appreciate the feedback and are so happy that you had such a great holiday with us! It was such a pleasure having you and your family here and...More

Reviewed 22 January 2014

If you are looking for outstanding hospitality, individual attention & spending lazy days admiring the picturesque surroundings - then this is the place to go. Swell Tours Guest Lodge is an oasis literally in the middle of nowhere. The staff are friendly & always willing...More

1  Thank May B
Response from SwellEcoLodge, Owner at Swell Eco LodgeResponded 12 February 2014

Hi May, Thank you so very much for your review. We are so glad you had a lovely time with us! I hope you and Leigh Ann are enjoying your Shwe Shwe cushions! :) We hope to see you all back soon. Kind Regards, Lee-Ann,...More

Reviewed 13 January 2014

The location is simply stunning, on the top of a green hill overlooking the ocean on one side and a large river meander on the other. The small lodge fits very well in the local round house architecture and wild coast landscape. It is very...More

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Response from SwellEcoLodge, Owner at Swell Eco LodgeResponded 16 January 2014

Michael, thank you very much for your review. We are so glad you had a wonderful time at our Swell Eco Lodge with your family. Thank you for your great feedback before you left and we look forward to having you and your family back...More

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"You will need a 4x4 to get to the lodge road is not the best"
25 Jan 2018
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"Sea facing"
14 Jan 2017
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"The Duplex's ronnies although more expensive have a great view from the decks. The cheaper Garden..."
06 Jan 2015
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"Make sure you have a sea facing room."
26 Sep 2014
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