At Thonga Beach Lodge we are privileged to host some of the most hardcore turtles in the world – the famous Leatherback. Of course, we do our very best to keep these rugged giants happy, keeping our beach in pristine condition so that when they travel so many miles to select just the right safe…

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Family reunions don’t often happen, so when you do get the chance to meet up again, catching up and making more memories become special moments to treasure. The location’s so important as your reunion may end up spoiled if you make the wrong choices. With that in mind, let’s take a look at four great…

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Isibindi Africa Lodges is delighted to announce the launch of The Isibindi Foundation in March 2019. This is an exciting day for the founders of Isibindi Africa Lodges, who come from conservation backgrounds and have partnered for 24 years with our neighbouring communities on many pioneering community and conservation projects. The launch of the foundation…

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By Kylee Ryers Going on an exciting safari at the Kruger National Park or enjoying a serene seaside escape at Thonga Lodge is a fantastic way to give yourself a reward but if you want to enhance this effect, make sure to create art during your stay! A Drexel University study has found that making art has a very…

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By Kylee Ryers The late Miriam Makeba, who was also affectionately known as ‘Mama Africa’ once said: “Africa has her mysteries and even a wise person cannot understand them. But a wise person respects them.” Apart from being one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world, South Africa also boasts some of the…

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Kylee Ryers shares her beautiful impressions of favoured beach areas to visit in South Africa. You guessed it, the pristine Northern KwaZulu-Natal choice destination of Thonga Beach Lodge is proud to be on this list! During 2018, 46 beaches along the South African coastline were awarded Blue Flag status. While earning such a prestigious accolade is…

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Sunsets are beautiful the world over, but none so rich, slow and deep as in Southern Africa. I might even claim that they have magical healing powers. As the layers or vermilion, cerise and blood-orange enthrall, your soul is drawn into their other-worldly realness. In that time it takes the sun to sink, so do…

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Isibindi Africa Lodges know and love Northern KwaZulu-Natal with a care that extends well beyond duty. Passionate about local communities, pristine natural land and creating fun, relaxing and romantic holiday experiences, here is a suggested short trip plan for you. In it we have tried to bring you the best of beach, forest and bush…

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