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Wellvale Private River Resort

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Portion 29 Wellvale Farm | D415 Dendethu, Stanger 4450, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Kay0427 Johannesburg, Sa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, Sa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wellvale is located about 12km from the main rod down a gravel road. Although a gravel road it is easily negoatiable with a normal vehicle. A pleasant drive with lovely views. Nienke and Jaap were extremely welcoming. And even as the only guests for one of the night we still received great attention. Decent clean rooms and newly done bathrooms.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Wellvale Private River Resort, is a picturesque Resort, with little Holland styled chalets and beautiful majestic mountains as a backdrop. The view is amazing and definitely a place to go to if you are seeking a quite romantic getaway. The service is excellent, we arrived late on a Sunday with the kitchen closed, the hosts were more than willing to... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Enjoyed 2 wonderful nights at Wellvale. Jaap and his wife took great care of us. I even took the opportunity of doing some dirt road exploring in the surrounding mountaings. We will definately visit there again

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Centurion
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I can't remember the last time I received such excellent services form where I was collected from the airport till I was booked into my room. When I asked for additional assistance, it was not an effort. The hospitality was great, you really felt as if you where home. I think the add that one of the major hotel groups... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We had an incredible time at Wellvale. It was a truly needed break from the hustle and bustle of every day life. The service was amazing and hospitality was great1 Definitely a place we would go back too!

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De Cocksdorp, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We had a great stay there away from busy roads and other noise. It is wondefull to wake up with the singing birds. Great breakfast and dinners. Wonderfull stargazing.We will come back too this beautifull place

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Stayed at Wellvale for four (4) nights from 29th Dec 2013 to 02nd Jan 2014. The place is very nice, comfortable and peaceful . Although its about 20 km on gravel road and with no cell phone reception or internet, (nature and more peaceful) would definately reccommend it. Rooms are spacious and luxurious. The outside shower wow, cherry on top.... More

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Stayed at Wellvale for a weekend and never wanted to leave. It is the most peaceful place that I have ever been to, the gardens are well maintained and the service is amazing. There is no cellphone reception on the resort or television (besides in the main house) which makes the stay even more relaxing. The breakfast was delicious. There... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Without a doubt my firm favourite. I have never been to a place that offers me so much of peace and a true getaway from it all. The lack if cellphone reception actually forces you to take a break and shut down from it all. The set up itself is fantastic with the outside fire area, the large pond, excellent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

My wife and I spent 4 relaxing nights at Wellvale River Resort during the Easter weekend 2013. It was quite amazing to find such tranquility that is less that an hour and a half from Durban. The resort is quaint and makes you feel completely in touch with nature. It has a very personal touch, only due to the fact... More

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Address: Portion 29 Wellvale Farm | D415 Dendethu, Stanger 4450, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Stanger
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Wellvale Private River Resort 3*
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Wellvale Resort, a top class eco-tourism hideaway, is bordered by the Mvoti River and boasts spectacular views of the Nsikeni Mountain. Situated in the popular Dolphin Coast region, Wellvale is only a short drive from Durban's King Shaka International Airport and perfectly located for day trips to some of South Africa's finest beaches. Accommodation is provided in luxury Lodges along the river with outdoor showers and king-sized beds, or in our family room which can sleep four people comfortably. We also have three shaded campsites and self-catering facilities for the more adventurous. Meals are served on our terrace where you can enjoy the bird song of the many different species resident at Wellvale while taking in the view of the mountains. After dinner you can relax in our fully-stocked, cosy bar, or pull up a chair beside the outdoor pit fire and enjoy a night-cap. As supporters of eco-friendly tourism we run our resort with the environment and local community in mind. You are welcome to visit some of the projects that we facilitate in the area, including an after schools club for local children and a soccer training initiative. Wellvale River Resort is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed retreat, while still being well-placed to explore the beautiful Dolphin Coast. ... more   less 
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