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Prana Lodge

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Chintsa Drive, Chintsa 5275, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Chintsa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Melanie C East London
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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East London
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful retreat for couples on the beautiful wild coast. Food, chalets, service, spa is all above standard and make it a worthwhile getaway. We spend my husband's birthday there and were paid lots of extra attention. Plain looovely.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I literally "got away from it all" for three glorious nights. The suites (they are not just your usual hotel rooms) are exquisite and beautifully appointed. The attention to detail will amaze you and the bathrooms are decadent. The food at dinner and breakfast was sensational and we were treated like kings and queens. One of the... More

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Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pleasure of staying at Prana Lodge is an experience I will always treasure. What a haven - peace, tranquility and the most exquisite decor throughout. Gail has given so much thought to every aspect of making your stay totally memorable. We stayed in the Ruby Suite and the attention to even the smallest detail was remarkable. Breakfast and Dinner... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Prana lives up to its great reputation. Gail and her staff supply five star service all the time. The accommodation is beautiful. The food is fantastic. What stands out is the friendly and helpful staff. My wife and I can't wait to return. Great value for money.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Prana Lodge far exceeded my expectations. It is the most wonderful place to visit - so peaceful, well run, beautifully maintained, with quick access to a lovely beach! I loved my experience and the staff made my stay such a pleasure. This lodge comes highly recommended for a treat get away!

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Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a gem at the beginning of the Wild Coast. If you want real 5 star luxury re food, service, accommodation, staff and spa treatments - look no further!!! It is a secluded paradise - you can relax and walk along the sea with an amazing view, have sundowners and then be pampered all the way. The accommodation is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Prana Lodge is really a sight to behold. Apart from the magnificent location, the accommodation is very comfortable, food excellent and staff unbelievably helpful and friendly. I can highly recommend a visit to this stunning location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Loved Prana Lodge. Everything is perfectly and beautifully appointed, the service is stellar, the location - both the forest and beach - divine, and the food is beyond delicious (far better than top rated restaurants I've eaten in)

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Meganvdb, General Manager at Prana Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Laurie A for your fabulous review, we hope to see you back at Prana in the near future! More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The lodge is hidden away just as one enters Cinsta. i love how it almost seems as though nature is always around you. the infustructure has not spoilt the natural beauty of the area. My mom and i treated ourselves to a spa getaway to the lodge. had a lovely lunch and were pampered for the rest of the afternoon.

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south africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My wife, son and I traveled to Prana Lodge recently and were amazed at how beautiful the location was and how much time, effort and expense the owners had invested in this fantastic place. No photographs can do justice to this place and we were pleasantly surprised by how much better it was in reality compared to the website (perhaps... More

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Address: Chintsa Drive, Chintsa 5275, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Chintsa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Prana Lodge 5*
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A luxury stay over: your own private haven awaits at Prana Lodge.At Prana Lodge, understated luxury pampers your body, mind and spirit. Only 7 individually designed suites, featuring select pieces from a private collection of famous South African artists, Persian carpets, luxury linens, and oversized bathrooms with garden views promise relaxation of the first order. Completely private and secure behind your own garden walls, relax on your patio with your own plunge pool. ... more   less 
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