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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 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wellvale is a lovely spot in the middle of nowhere. No cell phone reception. Cottages are very nicely appointed and have all that you can wish for, nice bathrooms and comfortable beds. I was traveling by myself with my 2 year old daughter and the owners provided everything we could wish for. Breakfast was served on the lovely terrace. Great... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Away from the city, in the heart of nature, we've spent 2 nights at this wonderful and safe resort. The owners are very friendly, flexible and clearly show that they have passion in what they do. Our family room was spaceous and equipped with all a family with young kids needs to have. From this location we've been whale watching... More

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had time of my life at Wellvale, the place is stunning in every possible way. Distant from all sort of disturbing noises, the pod at night is glorious, the mountains, the rooms are breath taking!!!!

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is neat, tidy, cosy, quiet, close to nature... You reconnect with yourself. The hospitality is good, the owners of the place are friendly. The meals are delicious. Everything is on point... Anyone will enjoy it here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort was a bit off the beaten track but the dirt roads were in good condition and good directions had been given. Personally I felt that the distance from the nearest towns added to the appeal. The owners were most welcoming and did everything they could to accommodate me including a packed breakfast as I left for work before... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite a journey to get there but beautifully located resort. Jaap and Nienke are great hosts and being Dutch we had a lot to talk about! We had an upgrade from our initial room and this lodge was excellent (overlooking the river). I loved the garden. Good food and nice terrace to drink your coffee in the morning sun. Great... More

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Johannesburg, Sa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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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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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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