Lidiko Lodge

 

Full Details

At a Glance

From ZAR 950 pp/pn (inc. Breakfast)

  • Ideal location in the centre of St. Lucia town

  • Best place to view hippos up close

  • Close to the stunning Cape Vidal beach

  • Numorous land and water based activies to choose from

  • Big 5 safaris on your door step

  • Busy tourist town

With 16 well-furnished and spacious en-suite garden rooms, Lidiko Lodge offers stylish 4 star bed & breakfast accommodation in the heart of the tranquil St Lucia Estuary, surrounded by the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park (“iSimangaliso Wetland Park”), an UNESCO World  Heritage Site.


The lodge is centrally situated in St Lucia and within 5 minutes walking distance from all the restaurants, craft market, walking trails and main attractions. Lidiko Lodge is the ideal venue to visit the  surrounding wetlands, big 5 game parks as well as pristine beaches.  It is also the only known village with hippos roaming the streets at night!

 

Rooms

Lidiko Lodge Guest Room
Lidiko Lodge Guest Room

Lidiko Lodge Garden Room

Lidiko Lodge guest veranda
Lidiko Lodge guest veranda

Lidiko Lodge guest veranda

Family room at Lidiko Lodge
Family room at Lidiko Lodge

Family room

Lidiko Lodge Guest Room
Lidiko Lodge Guest Room

Lidiko Lodge Garden Room

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There are twelve double or twin garden rooms build around a terraced garden courtyard rich with an abundance of exquisite tropical flora and with the sparkling pool at its centre.


The family unit consists of two rooms and two bathrooms with an inter-leading door between the two rooms. It sleeps two adults and two children.  It has a private patio and own entrance and walks out onto the pool area.  The bathrooms each have a shower, vanity and toilet and are fitted with fluffy white towels and toiletries.


The family rooms are ideal for three adults travelling together or for two parents with up to two small children (under 12 years of age).  The rooms sleep 3-4 people.

 

Facilities

The pool area, surrounded by abundant gardens, rich in colours and fragrances is the perfect spot to sunbathe and relax, the sparkling waters of the pool inviting you to take a dip and refresh. Do bird watching from your own private patio or the outdoor lounge. 


Lidiko Lodge is within 5 minutes walking distance of stunning coastal forest walking trails, all the restaurants in the village, the Zulu craft market, the lake and a mere 3 km from the entrance to the Cape Vidal route as well as to the beaches.  Lidiko Lodge is one of the most  central lodges in the village of St Lucia.


Lidiko has a laundry service, a tea and coffee station as well as an Honesty Bar, available all day to guests. Free wifi is also available.

The pool at Lidiko Lodge
The pool at Lidiko Lodge

Swimming Pool

Lidiko Lodge's dining veranda
Lidiko Lodge's dining veranda

Dining area at Lidiko Lodge

The pool at Lidiko Lodge
The pool at Lidiko Lodge

Swimming Pool

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Activities

Whale watching Tour
Whale watching Tour

Whale watching Tour to see Humpback Whales

Hippo Boat Cruise
Hippo Boat Cruise

Hippo Boat Cruise on St. Lucia Estuary

Deep sea fishing
Deep sea fishing

Deep sea fishing

Whale watching Tour
Whale watching Tour

Whale watching Tour to see Humpback Whales

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Go on a boat out to sea and look for marlins, sailfish, dolphins, whales...Maybe you feel like some deep sea fishing.  


You can do a hippo boat cruise to see the large pods of hippo that make the St. Lucia estuary home,  there is nowhere better to get close to these mammals. You can also join a tour and track the giant leatherback and loggerhead turtles on a moonlit beach.


Being in Zululand, visit a cultural village, buy a basket from the local crafts market, have your hair braided the Zulu way or visit a Sangoma (traditional healer).


Go for walks in the stunning dune forest or down the Estuary mouth to spot the abundant bidlife in the area.


Do a safari game drive in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park to Cape Vidal or at nearby Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park to see the Big 5.

 

Gallery

Hippos fighting in St. Lucia Estuary
Hippos fighting in St. Lucia Estuary

Hippos fighting in the estuary waters

Zebra taking a drink, Bup Tours
Zebra taking a drink, Bup Tours

Zebra taking a drink

Hippos fighting in St. Lucia Estuary
Hippos fighting in St. Lucia Estuary

Hippos fighting in the estuary waters

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Facts

No. Rooms

16

Children

All ages

Childminding

No

Twin Beds

Yes

Triples

Yes

Private Pool

No

Lodge Pool

Yes

Air-Conditioning

Yes

Room Fan

No

Indoor Shower

Yes

Outdoor Shower

No

Bath

Yes

In-Room Safe

Yes

In-Room Fireplace

No

In-Room TV

Yes

In-Room Massage

No

Spa

No

What's included:
  • Accommodation

  • Breakfast

Gym Equipment

No

Personal Bar

No

Telephone

No

Hairdryer

Yes

Laundry

Extra cost

Check In / Check Out

14h00 / 10h00

Wheelchair Access

No

Power

220v AC

Internet Access

Yes

Credit Cards

Visa, Mastercard

Malaria Area

No

Airstrip

No

Sleep Out Platform

No

Private 4x4 Safari Vehicle

N/a

Land Based Activities

N/a

Water Based Activities

N/a

Optional Activities

Game Drives, Boating, Whale Watching, Snorkeling, Kayaking

What's not included:
  • All activities

  • Laundry

 

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