A stay for 2 people at Hippo Hideaway, a convenient-located 4-star lodge nestled at the heart of Isimangaliso Wetland Park
St Lucia
At a Glance
Staying at Hippo Hideaway, located within SA’s first declared world heritage site, iSimangaliso Wetlands Park, is something to get excited about. The name iSimangaliso means miracle and wonder which accurately describes this beautiful place
What the voucher gets you 
  • A two night stay for two people in a self-catering room 
Use the lodge as your central base to explore St Lucia; it’s famous wetland and the surrounding areas. 
We like that Hippo Hideaway make dream holidays possible. For R1299, you and your partner are afforded four-star luxury in a beautiful, nature-filled place that’s the sought-after holiday destination of many.
We love that there’s so much you can do in the area! Bide your time cruising down the estuary on a boat safari while experiencing the wetlands vast beauty firsthand - the lush vegetation, diverse wildlife and birds, horse riding on the beach, or if you’re an avid fisherman; there are ample fishing opportunities for you.
Did you know? Hippo Hideaway is named after resident hippopotamuses who roam the area. About 1300 of the mammals call the region home, so it’s likely you’ll see a couple on your trip, maybe even grazing outside near your room. 
Merchant Details
Nitty Gritty
  • Expires: 30 April 2018.
  • Deal is valid for two people.
  • Available until time indicated or until sold out. 
  • Valid any day of the week, including weekends (weekends subject to availability, booking will need to be made in advance). 
  • Excludes Public Holidays and School Holidays.
  • Rooms Applicable: Self-catering Chalets.  
  • Reception hours: Monday to Saturday 8am - 8pm.
  • No tour operators are allowed to purchase this deal. 
  • Child Policy:  0 to 2 years old stay free of charge. Children 2 - 12 can be booked in at an additional R320 for the 2 night stay.
  • Buy up to 2 deals and extend your stay. 
  • Unlimited deals as gifts, however at a limit of a maximum of 2 per gift recipient. 
  • EFT payments: Please note that you have 24 hours after placing your order to make payment. 
  • Booking is essential and subject to availability. 
  • Present printed deal to redeem. 
The Details
Hippo Hideaway is the perfect St Lucia holiday accommodation for couples or families.
The Accommodation
Not only is the accommodation itself outstanding for the price that you pay, rooms are impeccably neat and clean.
There’s a lovely big pool for guests to enjoy, a jungle gym for kids to play on so that parents can have a little down time relaxing. There’s also a lapa where you’ll find a few hammocks, perfect for lazy afternoons reading a magazine.  
The chalets have fully equipped kitchens with a fridge, oven, stove, microwave, toaster, cutlery, glassware, crockery, pots and pans and a toaster. Everything you’ll need to cook and enjoy your own food (which you can purchase from the Spar across the road) can be found in the chalets. 
You’ll also find complimentary tea and coffee, bottled water in the fridge, and body wash, soap and shampoo in the bathroom. The chalet also has an air conditioner and is equipped with a television and DVD player. 
Chalets are serviced daily in the morning so there’s no need to worry about doing the dishes when you’d rather be relaxing! 
Hippo Hideaway is a self-catering accommodation however, there are a plethora of restaurants nearby from which to choose, in fact, eating out is a mere 5 min walk away. Ask at reception for more details and they will be happy to help you with booking. Hippo Hideaway also has a lovely braai facility if you’d prefer to braai something for lunch or dinner instead. 
The Surrounds
While in St Lucia, you have to visit the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa’s first World Heritage Site. The park has three major lake systems, eight interlinking ecosystems (which is very unusual), Africa’s largest estuarine system, 526 bird species, most of South Africa’s remaining swamp forests and 25,000-year-old coastal dunes that are among the highest in the world! 
The name iSimangaliso means miracle and wonder which accurately describes this beautiful places that definitely should not be missed. 
Other places that you should visit or things to do in the area include: 
  1. Crocodile Centre. 
  2. Cruise on Saint Lucia Estuary. 
  3. Isiphaphalazi Butterfly House. 
  4. Veyane Cultural Village. 
  5. Cape Vidal for fishing and snorkeling. 
  6. Hike the Igwala Gwala Forest Trail. 
  7. St Lucia market. 
For the more adventurous, you can try whale watching, deep sea fishing, a midnight turtle tour or 4×4 adventuring.
Fishing is also an option, where avid fisherman can choose between deep sea fishing, spear fishing, kite fishing, estuary fishing, or simply throwing a line from shore
If you prefer something more relaxed, see hippos and crocodiles up close on an estuary cruise, suntan or snorkel at any of the glorious beaches, go exploring in the nearby game reserve by car or on horseback, or gallop down the pristine beaches on a seashore horse safari. 
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Get in touch, call: 035 590 1025 / 082 455 0450 or email: reservations@hippohideaway.co.za
70 McKenzie Street
St Lucia

Author: BM 
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