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Makakatana Bay Lodge

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  • Excellent71%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The service we received was of the highest possible standard. The greeting was warm on arrival and we were made to feel at home throughout our stay.Our Lodge was very private and comfortable, the food was first class. The highlight for us was going out...More

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Response from Makakatana L, Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback, we do appreciate it !! Kind regards, Monique

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little lodge. Excellent service, delicious food, although limited to a daily set menu. Wonderful rooms and relaxing pool area. Very knowledgeable guides. Reserve is particularly abundant in bird species, giraffe, buck varieties, zebra, hippo and wildebeest. All round a very unique big 4 wetland...More

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Response from Makakatana L, Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your response ! Warm regards, Monique

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our ranger Michael shared his enthusiasm and his passion for nature every single moment of our trip making this adventure in the Wetland unforgettable! Everything has been beyond whatever you can imagine, I recommend it as the first place to go in South Africa

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Response from Makakatana L, Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it. Please come visit us again! Warm regards, Monique

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Makakatana is a superior property. Five stars! Exceedingly well managed. The owners live nearby and one was able to greet us just a few hours after we arrived. The accommodations were modern and spacious. The staff well-trained. The food top-notch/ This was our third lodge,...More

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Response from Makakatana L, Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting us and sending us this feedback. We do hope to see you again ! Enjoy the Festive Season. Warm regards, Monique

Reviewed December 2, 2017

From first arriving until leaving the service at Makakatana Bay Lodge was first class. All the staff, hospitality and rangers, were absolutely brilliant without being overbearing. The food was fantastic with all needs catered for without fuss. The lodge and room were very comfortable and...More

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Response from Makakatana L, Owner at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded December 4, 2017

Thank you for your feedback! Kind regards, Leigh-Ann

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FrankiesAwesome
August 9, 2017|
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Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
Hi, We are on Lake St Lucia (lots of hippo and crocodile) but do day trips to the beach. We offer a wonderful combination of safari experiences within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site which includes the... More
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Ficklefan
January 11, 2017|
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Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
Hi Alta, We offer beach safaris which includes snorkelling. We do not to dolphin tours unfortuantely. Kind regards, Leigh-Ann
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LetitiaDuvenhage
February 29, 2016|
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Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have a Spa on our facility their is however one in St.Lucia that we can organise to come to the lodge to do treatments
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"They have one "family suite" that looks like it could sleep 6."
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"Other rooms seemed better decorated than ours..."
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"Honeymoon suite is amazing but all the rooms are great!"
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"I believe all rooms are equally well appointed and decorated with taste with total privacy even in the..."
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