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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Outdoor pool
- Multilingual staff
- Concierge desk
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLidiko Lodge Saint Lucia
Great place and excellent staff, service!! watch out for the monkeys!!
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... for a short while.
Suited up Blaze and Peter rode into Rorke's Drift on their bikes and I followed in the Toyota to be meet in the grounds of the school by Mr Zulu and the whole primary school with a group of boys from the high school across the road. Pictures were taken and Mr Zulu made a very nice speech thanking us for organizing the donation of the bikes and a gave us a grand farewell from the Zulus of the district. The group of ...
... took longer as we happened to arrive just after a minibus full of people crossing. The checking of them and their vehicle was thorough to say the least!
Back into South Africa we passed the Pongola Nature Reserve and saw impala, giraffe and elephant from the road.
Arriving slightly earlier than the 2pm checkin time at St Lucia we agreed to a free upgrade of apartment as ours wasn't yet ready. Bonus, as the apartment is much bigger and more luxury than the one we ...
... among the burnt bush. The track led us up into the hills. From here there was a great view of the surrounding hills. When looking down we saw a dazzle of zebras.
More hills grassy hills were now just burnt grass. We were now above most of the other hills in the reserve and there were no other vehicles in sight. Luckily we had not yet encountered any one else on this track – at times it would have been a bit squishy for more than one vehicle. The only sign ...
... breakfast we chat with Gareth and Sam(antha) who run the lodge. Talk about lifestyle change, Gareth was a corporate banker. Charming couple, very friendly and obviously love the environment. Sam is a photographer. She took the stunning pictures on the walls; The Crowned Cranes are unbelievable. When we saw them with Malcolm it was only in flight, and that was beautiful enough, but close up their size, crowns, colouring and feathering defy description. A bit like this whole holiday ...
... Siya, Themba and Mjali quite different to ours, they talked a bit among themselves and then with no apparent effort just began to do what Max and I had been at for a day and a half and things started to happen. Using stick and bits of pipe they levered the biggest rock away and taking it in turns just slowly and methodically began to demolish the brick wall using the big hammer but more often the end of a long piece of pipe just hit in the same spot on a brick until it broke ...