Makakatana Bay Lodge


Makakatana Bay Lodge is a classic, elegant lodge found inside a dune forest of Saint Lucia Estuary.

The lodge’s romantic ambiance makes it an ideal choice for lodging for those on their honeymoon. Guests can venture on an exploration trip to the mangrove forests or go for a walk along the beautiful beaches.

Guests are taken on full-day safaris and local game drives in the nearby reserve to discover and catch sight of the magnificent wildlife.


  • Set in a stunning World Heritage Site
  • Romantic ambience, ideal for honeymooners
  • Discover Lake St Lucia’s wildlife
  • Stroll along unspoilt beaches
  • Full-day safaris to Hluhluwe-Umfolozi

More Information


South Africa, Kwazulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal Coast

Type of Accommodation


Comfort Level



Makakatana Bay Lodge’s friendly and hospitable staff will be more than happy to arrange for guest’s various activities like snorkeling, horse-back safaris, boating, cultural visits and so much more.

For those guests wanting to spend time indoors, the lodge has a well-stocked bar, many dining venues, a lounge with TV and an inviting swimming pool with clear and sparkling waters.

General Facilities

  •  Babysitting service available
  •  Swimming Pool
  •  Bar


Guests are free to enjoy their delectable and scrumptious meals either in the lodge’s main dining hall, or outside in the boma with a warm, crackling fire in the center.

Guests can also have private meals on the outside wooden deck. The lodge has its own bar which is stocked with cool and refreshing drinks.


Makakatana Bay Lodge provides accommodations in six elegantly decorated commodious rooms.

Standard Room

Three of six rooms are located inside a dune forest. The other two a bit further facing the lake.

All rooms are en-suite and equipped with air conditioning, a mini bar along with a coffee and tea making facility. The rooms have a private viewing-deck so guests can enjoy and relax in the surrounding natural landscape peacefully and privately.

Honeymoon Suite

Makakatana Bay Lodge caters to the lodgings of the romantics and honeymooners by offering a well-appointed honeymoon suite with remarkable views from its private viewing deck.

Room Amenities

Standard Room AMENITIES

  •  Air conditioning
  •  Outdoor shower
  •  Tea & coffee-making facilities
  •  Telephone
  •  En-suite bath and shower
  •  Mini bar
  •  Outdoor area
  •  Fan

Other Room Types

Makakatana Bay Lodge has a luxurious honeymoon suite with spectacular views over the wetlands.

Similar to the other five suites in terms of amenities, honeymooners will enjoy the privacy and comfort of this accommodation and can even spot forest animals from the seclusion of their private viewing deck.


  • Bush dining
  • Bird watching
  • Cultural tours
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Game drives
  • Horse riding
  • River cruises
  • Scuba diving
  • Boat excursions
  • Picnics

Tour Rates

DatesBoard BasisRates From
01 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019Standard Room-Per person sharing R5447
Family Room- Per person sharing R6961
Honeymoon Room- Per person sharing R6053
01 May 2019 - 30 June 2019Standard Room- Per person sharing R4640
Family Room- Per person sharing R5851
Honeymoon Room- Per person sharing R5044
01 July 2019 - 31 Dec 2019Standard Room- Per person sharing R5447
Family Room- Per person sharing R6961
Honeymoon Room- Per person sharing R6053

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.