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Friday, 21 January 2011 09:51

Hotel Izulu

 

Hotel Izulu

Hotel Izulu is a luxury five star boutique hotel located on the North Coast of KwaZulu Natal. It is the perfect place to enjoy the warmth of the Indian Ocean Hot features nineteen deluxe accommodates within a modern-day intermix of doric architecture, African characteristics and Balinese shapes. Contrasting types of architecture form a sociable mix, and are most often identified as "an African affection with an Asian spirit". Five deluxe detached villas are spread out in manicured grounds and each villa provides two Executive accommodates, two luxurious Suites, a secret courtyard and an 8-seater Jacuzzi.

 

Deluxe living attests itself in the majestic cortege - the favorite option of dignitaries' and Hollywood celebrities. Extended across the full top floor of Villa Ingelosi, it covers a bar, dining arena, individualised deck and Jacuzzi, which by the way commands the Indian Ocean. The majestic cortege is perfect for honeymooners; as a matter of fact, bridal couples will get together lwith this 5 star boutique hotel! They may espouse in bliss in the hotel's chapel and then celebrate a la mode in the feasting hall.

 

Published in Receptions
Friday, 21 January 2011 09:50

Three Trees at Spioenkop

 

 

Summer is our rainy season and we often have thunderstorms in the afternoons. The days are hot but by nightfall it cools off. However please be prepared for the occasional cold snap. Our winters are generally mild and dry with warm days and chilly mornings and evenings – a wonderful time for visiting KwaZulu-Natal. This is a malaria free area The dress code at the lodge is casual.  For the tours you will need comfortable walking shoes, a sun hat, sunblock, binoculars, sunglasses and a light jersey/jacket for the summer and in winter a warm jacket/fleece. A light rain/wind proof jacket is recommended.

 

The bedrooms are equipped with all the modern conveniences with heated towel rails and 100% cotton percale linen adding to your comfort. These luxuries do not detract from the colonial design, but merely enhance your turn of the century South African colonial life experience.

The beds are ¾ twins but doubles are available on request.Each of the six twin cottages has its own shower and bath from where one can soak up the atmosphere of Spioenkop whilst gazing out over the valley.

 

Guest amenities consist of a unique range of exquisite hand-made virgin olive-based African Botanical body care products. They are 100% natural, botanically active, ph-balanced, cruelty free products with no harmful chemicals or parabens.

 

Published in Honeymoons
Friday, 21 January 2011 09:45

Fugitives' Drift Lodge

The wedding venue

Fugitives' Drift Lodge was nominated as a Gold Achiever in the 2003 AA Travel Guides Accommodation Awards Programme. This nomination is done on research done with the travel trade in South Africa and the UK. Fugitives Drift Lodge is situated on the site of the original Rattray homestead, in the famous Natal Battlefields. The Fugitives Drift Lodge is the pilot governance, built by David and Nicky Rattray in 1989 and houses the majority of the memorabilia in the central lounge and dining room area.

Accommodation at the Lodge consists of eight convenient deluxe en-suite rooms. Each has a private veranda affording views over the plains flanking the Buffalo River Gorge.The Fugitives' Drift Guesthouse has an outside eating area with stunning views across a plain with Isandlwana in the distance.broad deluxe en suite rooms each have a secret veranda. A feature of Fugitives Drift is the beautiful shady, well-established garden, home to innumerable birds and the most spectacular large swimming pool situated on a secluded spur on the lip of the Buffalo River gorge.The master farmhouse forms a captivating sitting and dining room for the Guest House, which is set away from the Lodge. The Guest House has six large en-suite bedrooms, all with private veranda's.

 

Published in Outdoors
Friday, 21 January 2011 09:38

The Chantecler Hotel

 

The Hotel and wedding venue is conveniently situated in Bothas Hill, 4km from the nearest business district and 65km from King Shaka International Airport, Chantecler offers all the amenities of city life without losing the tranquility and seclusion of the countryside, The Chantecler Hotel is the perfect luxury “Heaven on Earth” Country retreat.

A dedicated Event Co-ordinator will be at hand to advise and assist you with all your needs, from start to finish, ensuring your event is a success.  From a relaxed “get together”, a corporate “think tank” or a large conference or exhibition,

The beautiful stone and thatch chapel nestled between towering pine trees completes the picture. This stunning location combined with first rate service and excellent food makes Chantecler the ideal location for your wedding celebration.For such an auspicious occasion, The Chantecler Hotel pulls out all the stops, creating magical moments and ever-after memories filled with romance – everything you dream your wedding will be.

For your dream day, we will tailor make a menu according to your personal preferences, providing sumptuous dining for your guests to match the unparalleled splendour of The Chantecler Hotel.  Whether a breakfast, cocktail or dinner wedding, we will indulge your every need.

 

Published in Honeymoons
Friday, 21 January 2011 09:18

Inkungu Lodge

 

 

 

Inkungu Lodge and wedding venue gets its name from the Zulu word 'IzinKungu', meaning 'mist', an apt name when one looks over the valley at the morning mist covering the dam. This harmony with nature has been carried through every aspect of the lodge - the sandstone walls, natural gardens and rim flow pools blend perfectly with majesty of the surrounding Drakensberg mountain range.

Within the lodge, each room has been individually designed with hand-picked furniture and gorgeous fabrics. Many of the rooms boast antiques, each with a unique story behind them.

 

There are 6 Standard Rooms, 4 Double Rooms and 2 Twin Rooms, all with en suite bathrooms. Each room leads out to a veranda with a stunning view of the Drakensberg mountain range.

The romantic Honeymoon Suite, with its own lounge and private bar, is a sought-after retreat for newlyweds. An executive Presidential Suite, also with informal lounge and private bar, lends an air of comfort and relaxation for the travelling business executive.

Inkungu Lodgeand wedding venue  is the perfect setting for the intimate wedding of your dreams. The sandstone Lodge blends in seamlessly with the surrounding mountains, offering a magnificent backdrop for your wedding ceremony and photographs.

Inkungu Lodge offers two venues for a Drakensberg wedding, depending on the size of your guest list. Small weddings of 10 - 30 people can be easily accommodated in the main lodge, and larger parties of 30 - 100 are referred to the purpose-built venue away from the Lodge. Both venues offer stunning rim-flow pools and fireplaces for a cosy atmosphere in winter.

As part of the package, our wedding coordinator would be happy to assist you by sourcing and negotiating with local vendors for all of your additional needs, such as florists, decor, music, photographers etc. The chefs at Inkungu offer you delectable menu options to suit every budget and complement the theme of your wedding. When deciding on a menu for your big day, our chefs will work with you to provide the unique menu you require.

 

Published in Honeymoons
Friday, 21 January 2011 09:11

Palm Dune Beach Lodge

 

Palm Dune Beach Lodge is a rare find wedding venue on the sought after Dolphin Coast of KwaZulu-Natal and is less than half an hours drive from the King Shaka International Airport en route to the rich diversity of Zululand’s Big Five game reserves and the St Lucia Wetland Park World Heritage Site.

The rooms are all en suite and air conditioned and configured into one, two and three bedroom units. All the bedrooms have their own access and can be occupied individually or as a complete chalet. These chalets also have a self catering component with a fully fitted kitchen and separate lounge/dinning area.

Palm Dune Beach Lodge is one of the premier wedding destinations on the North coast. Beach Weddings are our specialty and one look at our expansive beach the Lodge is on will convince you why.

The ultimate romantic beach wedding venue of your dreams is attainable here. Whether it is outdoors or an indoor affair, Palm dune has a variety of options.

Barefoot beach elegance is accompanied by fine dining and luxurious accommodation. To pamper the bride, Palm Dune has their own Spa, which offers massages and treatments in preparation for the big day. Complimenting this magnificent setting is a variety of menus to cater for every taste.

 

Published in Beach
Friday, 21 January 2011 09:09

The Chantecler Hotel

 

The Hotel and wedding venue is conveniently situated in Bothas Hill, 4km from the nearest business district and 65km from King Shaka International Airport, Chantecler offers all the amenities of city life without losing the tranquility and seclusion of the countryside, The Chantecler Hotel is the perfect luxury “Heaven on Earth” Country retreat.

A dedicated Event Co-ordinator will be at hand to advise and assist you with all your needs, from start to finish, ensuring your event is a success.  From a relaxed “get together”, a corporate “think tank” or a large conference or exhibition,

The beautiful stone and thatch chapel nestled between towering pine trees completes the picture. This stunning location combined with first rate service and excellent food makes Chantecler the ideal location for your wedding celebration.For such an auspicious occasion, The Chantecler Hotel pulls out all the stops, creating magical moments and ever-after memories filled with romance – everything you dream your wedding will be.

For your dream day, we will tailor make a menu according to your personal preferences, providing sumptuous dining for your guests to match the unparalleled splendour of The Chantecler Hotel.  Whether a breakfast, cocktail or dinner wedding, we will indulge your every need.

 

Published in Weird and wonderful
Friday, 21 January 2011 09:01

Umtamvuna River Lodge

Umtamvuna River Lodge is the perfect wedding  venue to turn your dreams into a reality.I.t is important to find a venue that can fulfill your catering, décor and even your entertainment requirements. Umtamvuna can offer all of these services which save you lots of valuable time and helps streamline your wedding budget.  From its enchanting natural beauty, private river beach and tranquil garden to its golden sandy beaches and virtually year round warm climate, you’ll feel like you’ve started your honeymoon before you’ve said “I do”. As with each and every wedding, we offer a truly personal service and understanding that small intimate details are important in organizing your perfect day. With our knowledge and experience we can help you every step of the way and cater for your every need.

Rest assured Umtamvuna will be the starting point for beautiful memories that linger long after everyone has departed. Let us turn your once upon a time into a happily ever  after..

The pool terrace and cocktail bar, on stilts along side the river, compliment the rustic ambiance of the Lodge. The theme continues into the fully licensed Restaurant & Pizzeria, with its modern spin on African Decor. Enjoy a meal around the old stone fireplace in winter or take in the breathtaking views out on the huge deck in summer. The restaurant is for guests only and only open to the public on weekends, school holidays and public holidays.

 

 

Published in Weird and wonderful
Tuesday, 14 December 2010 09:50

Umtamvuna River Lodge

Umtamvuna River Lodge wedding venue

Umtamvuna River Lodge is the perfect wedding venue to turn your dreams into a reality.I.t is important to find a venue that can fulfill your catering, décor and even your entertainment requirements. Umtamvuna can offer all of these services which save you lots of valuable time and helps streamline your wedding budget.  From its enchanting natural beauty, private river beach and tranquil garden to its golden sandy beaches and virtually year round warm climate, you’ll feel like you’ve started your honeymoon before you’ve said “I do”. As with each and every wedding, we offer a truly personal service and understanding that small intimate details are important in organizing your perfect day. With our knowledge and experience we can help you every step of the way and cater for your every need.

Rest assured Umtamvuna will be the starting point for beautiful memories that linger long after everyone has departed. Let us turn your once upon a time into a happily ever  after..

The pool terrace and cocktail bar, on stilts along side the river, compliment the rustic ambiance of the Lodge. The theme continues into the fully licensed Restaurant & Pizzeria, with its modern spin on African Decor. Enjoy a meal around the old stone fireplace in winter or take in the breathtaking views out on the huge deck in summer. The restaurant is for guests only and only open to the public on weekends, school holidays and public holidays.

 

 

Published in Kwazulu Natal
Tuesday, 14 December 2010 08:50

The Chantecler Hotel

 

The Hotel and wedding venue is conveniently situated in Bothas Hill, 4km from the nearest business district and 65km from King Shaka International Airport, Chantecler offers all the amenities of city life without losing the tranquility and seclusion of the countryside, The Chantecler Hotel is the perfect luxury “Heaven on Earth” Country retreat.

A dedicated Event Co-ordinator will be at hand to advise and assist you with all your needs, from start to finish, ensuring your event is a success.  From a relaxed “get together”, a corporate “think tank” or a large conference or exhibition,

The beautiful stone and thatch chapel nestled between towering pine trees completes the picture. This stunning location combined with first rate service and excellent food makes Chantecler the ideal location for your wedding celebration.For such an auspicious occasion, The Chantecler Hotel pulls out all the stops, creating magical moments and ever-after memories filled with romance – everything you dream your wedding will be.

For your dream day, we will tailor make a menu according to your personal preferences, providing sumptuous dining for your guests to match the unparalleled splendour of The Chantecler Hotel.  Whether a breakfast, cocktail or dinner wedding, we will indulge your every need.

 

Published in Kwazulu Natal
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