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Kwalucia Private Safari Retreat

17 Katonkel Av, Saint Lucia 3936, South Africa
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Kwalucia Private Safari Retreat
Ranked #4 of 28 Saint Lucia B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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West Sussex, England
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We had a wonderful couple of days staying with Serge & Fabienne. Their thoughtfulness and planning made the accommodation and grounds a pleasure. I hope any future owners can live up to what they have worked so hard to achieve (the retreat is up for sale). It was such a surprise to find such a beautiful and peaceful place right... More

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Brighton, UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Serge and Fabienne don't need the ringing endorsement so inexpertly outlined in this report; they are moving onto new projects. They will do well -that is guaranteed. But, I should like to write this report, just to thank them for taking us into their world for two weeks. Firstly a few words about getting to St.Lucia. We flew -Premium Economy... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We were made to feel welcome as soon as we arrived. A beautiful and private property that was a pleaseure to return to each day. Serge had wonderful ideas about what to see and do. Fabienne put her personal touch on the place with some amazing plant and animal life. The decor was wonderful and your every comfort thought of.... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Kwalucia is an oasis of calm and a super place to stay in Saint Lucia. The rooms and gardens are really excellent and the breakfast is superb. Serge and Fabienne are great hosts and make you really welcome. The situation is in a quiet street only a few metres from the local restaurants but it is quiet and peaceful. The... More

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Mansonville
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Fabienne and Serge really wants to make you feel at home before doing any paper work, they take time for a cocktail, point you to the local attraction and restaurant, the breakfast is excellent, the rooms are spacious and decorated in a Zulu style

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Kwalucia exceeded our expectations by far...Serge and Fabienne were the perfect hosts and we could feel that they put their heart and soul into this place. The tropical garden is beautiful, the rooms all enjoy privacy and are perfectly clean and comfortable. The african decor is unique and makes the rooms feel warm and cosy. Fabienne will make sure you... More

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Durban, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I felt right at home at KwaLucia with Serge and Fabienne, who were always there for a chat, glass of wine or to answer questions about the area. The breakfasts were always delicious, and the wine selection incredible. This accommodation is hands-down the best St Lucia has to offer - clean, luxurious, welcoming and with a traditional safari feel. I... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This is a very unique hotel. The owners take tremendous pride in the property as well as the region that they have chosen to call home. Serge helped us plan our trip and enhanced our enjoyment with his infectious enthusiasm.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This is such a great place, right in the heart of St Lucia allowing you to walk to the restaurants, but when you get in it is an oasis of quiet, and Fabienne (Serge was away) looked after us beautifully, and provided lovely and slightly different breakfasts. Definitely a must if you want a top notch B&B.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Serge and Fabien are the perfect hosts. With their vast knowledge of the area, they will happily sit down with you to discuss activities and eateries. The small gestures and attention to detail are what really made our stay, this was illustrated when, having decided to wake up very early one morning to get to the park gates, they provided... More

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Address: 17 Katonkel Av, Saint Lucia 3936, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Saint Lucia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool
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Kwalucia Private Safari Retreat is a newly build exclusive African Safari Retreat born from the combination of the Zulu spirit and the passion for unspoiled wilderness.The first 5 star Bed and Breakfast/Guesthouse in St Lucia,the only private village in Southern Africa to be completely surrounded by a Natural World Heritage Site. St Lucia is part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, covering a area of 332 000 hectares . (Formely the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park).Kwalucia Private Safari Retreat has 4 exclusives African style en suite rooms all of which have private patio leading onto a lush romantic tropical garden with indigenous trees.Kwalucia is situated within a safe walking distance (just watch out for the hippos at night) from the main street where numerous restaurants are situated to cater all your desires.English,Afrikaans,French and Dutch spoken.5 Star TGCSAOwner management ... more   less 
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