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Cape Town, South Africa

SALA FOREVER, best get-away in Ballito, KZN

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 06 Jun 2023
Had the most wonderful mid-week getaway at Sala Beach House. We decided to re-name it SALA FOREVER because should we visit Ballito again that's where we'll be! Kind, friendly staff and management who went more than the extra mile to ensure our every wish was granted and even more. Set in a beautiful modern tropical wonderland, the rooms are comfortable, indulgent and everything is provided. Great decor, calm ambiance and delicious food whether in the dining area or room service. The in-house Spa was a bonus to indulge in. Peace and quiet in abundance with the sound of ocean waves. We recommend it highly for anyone wanting a Boutique Hotel experience with magnificent ocean views..
Date of stay: June 2023
Room Tip: There are stairs down to the hotel but staff always around to assist. Take your costume the beach...
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 May 2023 via mobile

Sometimes 5 Stars isn't enough.We were impressed with the warm welcome , and as you walk through the terrace and into the building, you know that you're in a stunningly beautiful place. There are only 7 rooms in this exquisitely designed hotel. The rooms are superb, a reflection of the tastefully designed and decorated spaces throughout.
The management and staff are just perfect.
We totally relaxed during our stay, absorbing the beach and ocean views, We strolled along the beach and in the evenings had lovely meals.
A wonderful few days that we will always remember fondly.

Date of stay: May 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 May 2023

Wow, what an exceptional experience over our 2-night stay! We stayed at Sala between safari lodge stays and were blown away by the warm greeting upon our arrival, the property, the beach setting, our room, the decor in the common areas, the gardens and the attentive staff and their wonderful service.
Our only regret was that in advance we had organized dinner the first night of our stay at an off-property restaurant. When we had dinner at Sala the second night, we discovered how wonderful their fine dinning is, and learned that to ensure the quality of the experience, they only serve hotel guests. We regretted not having dinner both nights at Sala.
After we checked out and were en-route to our next destination, we realized we had forgotten important travel documents in our room's safe. The staff went out of their way to help get them to us at our next destination.
Sala Beach House has earned our highest ratings possible in all categories. A huge thank you to Sven, Shaun, Amy and the entire Sala Beach House team!

Room tip: Check out the artwork & details of the decor in the common areas. Keep the door to the balcony closed when away-the monkeys can be naughty.
Date of stay: May 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 April 2023 via mobile

Thank you for a lovely evening with excellent service and delicious food. The beautiful furnishings and lovely ambiance just made this such a special place to have dinner.

I would imagine lunch would be fantastic, sitting outside with such a glorious view, however the evening was special as well with the fire pit outside and comfortable seating.

I would love to come again when I next visit South Africa!

Date of stay: April 2023
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 19 February 2023 via mobile

Exquisite location, decor, design and ambience. The staff service level is exceptional and the spa experience blissful.

We have stayed here and also just visited for their Escape to Sala lunch and spa package and we can honestly say that Sala Beach is 10/10!🌴

Date of stay: February 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 February 2023

A rare find on South Africa's Indian Ocean coast. impeccable welcome, impeccable service, stunning views, perfect room. Sala Beach House stands out as one of SA's top hideaway. we didn't want to leave.

Date of stay: February 2023
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