The Sweetest Spot
House with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and private pool in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
From £1,359 per week
House to rent in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
The Sweetest Spot is a magnificent spacious villa & an ideal base to explore Hluhluwe/Umfolozi nature reserve as well as the Isimangaliso greater wetlands park.
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House overview - owner's description
Self Catering House Accommodation
in St Lucia, Zululand & Maputuland,
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
The Sweetest Spot is a magnificent spacious home situated in St Lucia, a world heritage site (iSimangaliso Wetlands Park). The house is within walking distance of all the shops, restaurants and tour operators.
It is air conditioned, has four bedrooms/three bathrooms (two en-suite). Two rooms open directly onto the pool/entertainment area. All rooms have king beds and air-conditioning units. The house has a comfortable living area, pool table, dining room, fully equipped kitchen and an outside entertainment area with private pool and braai/barbeque.
Our housekeeper cleans on a daily basis (excl. Sundays and public holidays unless otherwise arranged. All linen and towels are provided.
Come stay in style!
A to Z of Things To Do:
Arts & Crafts: Zulu's are great crafter's and famous for colourful beadwork, clay pots, baskets and mats. Within the St Lucia area there are a market and curio shops that sell a great variety of curios, including baskets, mats, carvings, walking sticks, beadwork, clay pots and locally produced fruit and vegetables.
Bank facilities: ABSA. First National Bank. Standard Bank. ATM Banks.
Beaches: St Lucia (1km) and Cape Vidal (29km). Big 5 Safari - Umfolozi Hluhluwe Game Reserve an hour's drive away where many animals can be seen including the "Big Five" (57km). Bird-watching - a Bird watcher's paradise with over 500 species amongst the coastal dune forest and wetlands. Apart from being famous for water-birds, St Lucia boasts more than 400 species of avian delights. Narina Trogons, Knysna Loeries, longclaws and LBJ'S get twitchers twitching! Bird-safaris in the northern Lakeland of St Lucia and guided excursions along the trails will reveal many unusual species.
Boat Cruises - (Santa Lucia, Advantage Fannas, Born Free) 2 Hour Trip on Estuary - Crocodiles, Hippos, Mangroves - To Much to Mention.
Cape Vidal - drive for 29km (tarred road) through a Game Park and you will find the beautiful coastal resort, Cape Vidal which holds the unique distinction of allowing visitors access to both the wildlife of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park as well as the marine life of the Indian Ocean coast. (Beautiful beach and picnic spots.) Within this park area we have four of the "Big 5" of which the lion is absent.
The sheltered bay has a designated launch site for ski boats with excellent off-shore angling, spear fishing, surfing, kite surfing swimming and snorkelling.
A gorgeous stretch of beach where one can swim, snorkel, fish and sail. There are trails of varied distances through the nearby reserve.
Croc Centre, Cycad Garden and Snake Park (5min).
Deep-Sea Fishing Trips - Game, Bill and Bottom Fishing - Whole Day - arrange to go deep sea fishing, all Bait & Tackle Supplied.
Golf: Monzi Golf Course- 9 holes / 16km from St Lucia.
Internet cafe and Photo shop.
Mkuze Game Reserve - great destination for birders. The Mkuze Game Reserve section of the park has the highest density of black rhinos anywhere in the world.
Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, 260km away - a small series of lakes bordered with lush, forested dunes which separate the ocean from the lake system.
Hluhluwe - Umfolozi Game Reserve: .Where the battle to save the white rhino was won! Experience the thrill of seeing Lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Leopards, Buffaloes and other games unique to Africa.
Ski Boat Club - A popular establishment located nearby the estuary mouth/ pool tables are available. You can also view the crocodiles and hippos from this club while having sundowners.
Tennis Court - Monzi / Less then 16km from St Lucia.
Shakaland - You are one and a half hours from Shakaland, the all encompassing Zulu cultural experience. You will be transported back to the time of Shaka Zulu, one of history's most feared warriors.
This house has 5 verified reviews.
5 out of 5 people recommend staying here
We spent 4 nights here - enough to visit Cape Vidal, Umfolozi game reserve, do a hippo boat trip and visit the croc centre. Its perfectly situated with only a 5 min walk to the main street with shops and restaurants or to the boat jetty. The street the house is in itself is very peaceful though. There was loads of room for us - 2 families with children (9, 6 & 2). We all loved the pool which was clean and well kept. It is lovely how the master bedrooms open out onto the pool. The house is clean and well equipped. The sheltered outdoor eating area means we could eat outside whatever the weather. The owners are particularly helpful - in particular posting back to us an iPod left behind!
It was excellent and the best choise we ever had. Would like to come back at any time. The owners are very nice people and Zandile is the " jewel" of this house.
In one word - WOW. Clean, spacious, well equipped, well serviced, excellent location - wish we had stayed longer. Family of five (Mum, Dad + 17, 14 & 9 years old).
We had an excellent time and we certainly would love to visit again in the future with our friends. We have already recommended it to friends.
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Outside this house in Kwazulu Natal, South AfricaThis house is in a quiet area. It has a pool, a barbecue, a garage, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is recommended as the house is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is available if required.
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 21 January - 7 December 2019: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 8 December 2019 - 15 January 2020: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 16 January 2020 - 21 January 2021: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
4 bedrooms, Sleeps 8:
- 1 king size bed and en suite
- 1 king size bed and en suite
- 1 king size bed
- 1 king size bed
There is also 1 cot
3 bathrooms including 2 en suites
Internet, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 8, Dining area seats 8, Air conditioning, Clothes drier, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, High chair, Car hire recommended
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Barbecue, Garage, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden
Snooker / pool table
Great outside entertainment and pool area with barbeque and dinning room table for open air entertaining.
Private Owner From St Lucia, South Africa Member since May 2008
Past bookings: 42 bookings
Last seen: 8 months ago
Number of properties: 1