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Read all about the exciting experiences in and around our special lodges

iSimangaliso natural world

There are so few unspoilt places left in the world and one feels it keenly when one enters such a...

Caring for the coast

This is something we are super proud of: Thonga Beach Lodge is passionate about clean oceans, having seen the devastating...

What our guests are saying about Thonga Beach Lodge

Summer is in the air in the South and the sea calls to our souls at this time of year....

A Day at Thonga Beach Lodge

At Thonga Beach Lodge there are so many fun activities that paradoxically, you need a strategy to mindfully appreciate each...

5 Good Reasons to Book at Thonga Beach Lodge

Robinson Crusoe goes percale in these glass-fronted, thatched bush huts situated right at the pristine Mabibi beach in Northern KwaZulu-Natal....

Cleansing Space

Guest review by Characterstays: As a grubby little farm dweller, to me there is nothing that beats a glamorous stay...

Discovering scuba diving with the elderly

A blog by Thonga Beach Lodge dive instructor Lee-Ann Cooper   I grow old… I grow old… I shall wear the...

Thonga Blue

In my family, we ascribe different names for colours after our favourite holiday destinations. Oia blue is a deep Prussian...

Proudly South African

Named "The Drinks Man" by colleagues, Zama Mthembu prides himself on knowing drinks from different countries and his own beloved...

Ninjas of the Deep

The extraordinary sea turtles that have returned from the brink of extinction:  Africa Geographic posted this beautiful article about the...