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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...

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...

Idyllic Childhood Holiday

We watch a delighted child of about 9 carry a plate full of chocolate cake from the afternoon tea table....

Thonga Ocean Sightings

"We’ve had some fantastic sightings this month during our Ocean Experience outings from Thonga Beach Lodge – 2 Ghost Pipe...

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Look there’s no need to make a complete scene, but do allow yourself a silent little weep when you encounter...

Slowing Down Time

The food is so good here at Thonga Beach Lodge, that paradoxically, you need a strategy to avoid wolfing everything...

Robinson-Crusoe goes percale

Robinson-Crusoe-goes-percale in these chic beach huts – think thatched roofs, mosquito nets and King-size white beds. Situated as close as...