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Umlilo Lodge is located in St. Lucia, a small coastal village surrounded by the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, South Africa's first National World Heritage Site.

Each room is equipped with WiFi, a mini-bar and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. They are all air-conditioned and have an private bathroom, and have direct garden views or balconies overlooking the pool and garden.

For a surcharge, the property arranges dinner where authentic African dishes are served.

Guests can relax at the shared lounge, on-site bar or outdoor swimming pool. Staff at the property can help arrange activities to nearby attractions such as game drives, snorkeling, fishing and boat cruises on the estuary.

King Shaka International Airport is located 132 mi away and Richard's Bay is a 50 minute drive from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of St Lucia, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Umlilo Lodge has been welcoming guests since Jul 24, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in St Lucia, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Umlilo Lodge

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Estuary Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    4,650 feet from property
  • Ingwe Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    4,900 feet from property
  • Ndlovu Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Jabula Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • St Lucia Main Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Saint Lucia Estuary
    0.7 miles
  • St Lucia Crocodile Centre
    1.5 miles
  • Maphelane Nature Reserve
    3.2 miles
  • Mapelane Nature Reserve
    10.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Farious Restaurants
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Farious
    0.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Indian Ocean
    1.2 miles
  • Lake Lake St Lucia
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Estuary Beach
    4,650 feet
  • Ingwe Beach
    4,900 feet
  • Ndlovu Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Jabula Beach
    1.3 miles
  • St Lucia Main Beach
    1.6 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Pizza, Local, Grill/BBQ, South African

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of Umlilo Lodge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Game drives Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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House rules Umlilo Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 9:00 PM


7:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 17 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Umlilo Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please inform Umlilo Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Bar is closed from Wed, Jul 21, 2021 until Fri, Dec 31, 2021

FAQs about Umlilo Lodge

  • Umlilo Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Umlilo Lodge include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Double

  • Umlilo Lodge is 500 feet from the center of St Lucia.

  • The prices at Umlilo Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Umlilo Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Umlilo Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Horseback riding
    • Game drives

  • Guests staying at Umlilo Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet