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About Thonga Beach Lodge

Thonga Beach Lodge lies deep in a wilderness of white beaches, blazing corals and freshwater lakes in the beautiful province of KwaZulu Natal. Remotely located on the shores of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you'll find it's one of South Africa's most pristine beach destinations. With just 12 luxurious thatched rooms, Thonga Beach Lodge is the perfect place to escape and discover an unrivalled marine wilderness.

Guests have the option of staying in a Forest View or Ocean View suite/family suite, each of which is equipped with en-suite bathrooms, luxurious beds, and a view-drenched private patio. Some even have their own private pool! For those that don't, there is a scenic swimming pool, as well as a wonderful sundowner deck, restaurant, bar, and spa for guests to enjoy in the main lodge area.

Thonga Beach Lodge Setting

KwaZulu Natal is often considered a traveller's dream with its subtropical climate and natural environment that lends itself to adventure and exploration. It is located in the southeast of South Africa, with a long shoreline on the Indian Ocean. It's a hugely diverse region offering a melting pot of cultures, traditions and experiences characterised by an abundance of exciting game-viewing opportunities, historical journeys, cultural excursions and exhilarating water-based activities.

When visiting Thonga Beach Lodge in KwaZulu Natal, guests can explore the pristine beaches, go snorkeling and scuba diving to discover the vibrant marine life, take guided beach walks to witness the beauty of the coastline, embark on ocean safaris and forest trails, enjoy birding, kayaking, cultural experiences, and indulge in relaxation amidst a stunning beach and marine wilderness.

What's included

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Select beverages
  • All available activities

Frequently asked questions

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  • A piece of heaven!

    Stunning accommodation, high quality, delicious and beautifully presented meals, awesome hospitality, phenomenal sea views, prolific aquatic and bird life ! A perfect place to getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city to relax and recharge your batteries.

    Conservio.com review

    S. Krohn

  • Nicely Secluded

    I had a great experience at one of the most secluded lodges I've ever visited. It offered a great sense of calmness and I really enjoyed my stay there.

    Conservio.com review

    T. Browns

Thonga Beach Lodge impact highlights

Thonga Beach Lodge is situated within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its exceptional biodiversity. The park encompasses a diverse range of ecosystems, including crystal clear waters, marshlands, swamp, coastal forests, and South Africa's largest freshwater lake. Thonga Beach Lodge takes great pride in its role in conserving the unique flora and fauna of the region, particularly in supporting the successful breeding of Leatherback and Loggerhead turtles. Additionally, the lodge actively contributes to the local community through initiatives such as the Isibindi Foundation, which has recently undertaken projects like the development of the Mabibi school.

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