Self Catering Holiday Flat Apartments
Accommodation St Lucia KZN

Villa Mia Holiday Flats

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Owners of Villa Mia Holiday Flats units 4 & 7 St Lucia North Coast KZN South Africa

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Accommodation St Lucia Self Catering Holiday Flats

Modern Self Catering Flats In the Heart of St. Lucia North Coast KZN.


Your home away from home 😉


Good REASONS to choose St Lucia Villa Mia Holiday Flats unit 4 and 7 as your St Lucia KZN self catering accommodation or holiday flats to rent near the beach north coast Natal.

When looking for self catering places to stay in St Lucia North Coast KZN apartments and holiday cottages, be sure they are safe, central, clean, and comfortable.

  • Villa Mia unit 4 and 7 apartments are privately owned and is  self-catering units fully furnished for up to 6 guests.
  • Villa Mia holiday resort is conveniently located walking distance & close to an array of restaurants, pubs, supermarkets and liquor stores.
  • Villa Mia complex has a communal swimming pool.  Villa Mia 4 has its own exclusive deck and braai area in front of the unit.
  • Under cover parking is also provided for our guests within the complex.
  • The units provide a relaxed atmosphere for its residents and quality living for both the quite at heart and those with an active lifestyle.
  • Unit 4 and 7 has a fully equipped kitchen with a stove, a fridge microwave, toaster and top-quality crockery and cutlery etc.
  • Top quality mattresses and beds in both units which ensures a good night rest.
  • Tv and full DSTV package.    Bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans and a aircon in the open plan kitchen/Livingroom which cools the unit for the sizzling summer nights.
  • The complex has a automated gate and thus allows for small children to play and wonder around in the safe complex area.

Map St. Lucia

Villa Mia Holiday Flats St Lucia:

Located on the Kwa-Zulu Natal North Coast “70km” north of Richards bay.

  • St Lucia is 650km from Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • St Lucia is 240km from Durban, KZN
  • Click on the above map, it will directly lead you to Villa Mia Holiday Flats St. Lucia Natal North Coast, KZN South Africa. “This map link is not broken

Beautiful Amenities and Holiday Resort

Reviews

Guest Reviews for self contained holiday accommodation in St Lucia Kzn

 

As jy n tuiste in St. Lucia soek, weg van jou huis af en net jouself wil wees. Dan moet jy vir Amanda Skakel.

Villa Mia no 4 is dan perfek vir jou in St. Lucia!!!

Jy vat letterlik net jou kos en klere saam.

Jacquiline

Exceptional service, cleanliness and value for money.

Close to all shops and amenities.

Beanette

Great Little cozy cottage with all the comforts of home.

It is airconed with roof fans in both bedrooms.

Beds and linnen are of great quality.

Has everything we needed and more!

Thank you for having us, St. Lucia is a wonderfull little town

Sarah Jane

Good choice, cleanliness, value for money!

Fantastic location, a nice size apartment

Deirdre

What you Get

Amenities, Services, & Travel Guide

Free Parking
Pool
Bathroom towels.
Air Conditioned
TV DSTV on request
Daily Cleaning services on request
Visit St. Lucia in Style

We Have Vacancy!

Situated in the center of the beautiful Natal North Coast, KZN, safe costal town St. Lucia. Amazing & Clean seaside holiday cottages

Only 1,8km to the sandy white beaches of South Africa

Restaurants

Alfredo’s 

John Dory’s

Reef and Dune

Fishermans

Dirty Dog

Wimpy

St. Lucia Ski Boat Club

 

Bars & Lounges

Fisherman’s

St Lucia Ski Boat club

Arts & Culture

Canerat Crafts

Our shop is filled with beautiful handmade crafts and also gifts. We also stock curios. We have a wonderful stock of cakes, biscuits, jams, sauces and much more.

HANDMADE BASKETS

HANDMADE ORNAMENTS

GIFTS

St Lucia Arts & Crafts Market hosts a huge variety of handmade crafts made by local community members.

Products vary from fresh seasonal fruit to handmade gifts, baskets, ornaments, tablecloths, jewelry, wooden bowls and bags to name a few.

Located in the main street of St Lucia, the St Lucia Arts & Crafts Market is a short walking distance from shops.

OTHER

Lee’s Laundromat

Shows & Entertainment
  • Live bands at times at some resturants.
Outdoor & Adventure
  • Beach Fishing Rock and Surf.
  • Whale watching.
  • Turtle trips.
  • Horse back riding.
  • Off shore Fishing trips.
  • Fat Bike fishing trips.
  • Crocodile centre.
  • Exploring water ways of Lake St Lucia.
  • Snorkling Cape Vidal.
  • Hiking to Bats cave.
  • Game Drives on Eastern and Western Shores of Lake St Lucia.
Day Trips

Hippo and Crocodile Cruise on a 15-Seat Vessel

  • Hop aboard a comfortable 15-seater vessel and cruise through the “Home of the Hippo.” Look out for these massive beasts and other endemic creatures.
  • Listen to fascinating facts about the area from the onboard skippers. 

WHALE WATCHING WITH ST LUCIA CHARTERS

  • We mostly see Humpback Whales throughout the season, and on the odd occasion Bryde, Minke, Southern Right and Sperm Whales are spotted. A variety of prolific bird life and other marine mammals like Whale Shark, Sea Turtles, Dolphins, Flying Fish, Marlin, Sailfish and Shark can be spotted.

BEACH RIDES ON HORSE BACK

  • We take the horses out along Iphiva Beach at the northern end of St Lucia where there are many kilometers of clean white sand with the Indian Ocean rolling in alongside.

ST LUCIA BEACH

  • St Lucia Beach is particularly popular amongst fishermen that love to stand on the shores and cast straight into the open ocean or the nearby estuary.
  • A number of fish species can be found,
  • The sandy stretches are fabulous for lazy strolls, energetic jogs, or building sand castles and playing ball games.
  • Although the water is warm and inviting, visitors are advised to stay in the very shallow areas, because there are rip currents that can carry you out to sea.

 

The high coastal dunes that skirt the beach are not only beautiful but are also loads of fun to climb and explore. They make for the perfect backdrop to your vacation pictures, and the kids will love rolling down them. Just south of the estuary, there is a great walk that takes you to the estuary of the Umfolozi River. Here, but fishermen most often catch shad (also known as elf) for the table.

ST LUCIA MARKET

Tucked away in St Lucia at the end of McKenzie Street you will find the most wonderful market. Here you can find a vast selection of curios and fresh produce. Local farm producing paw-paws, bananas, avocado pears, macadamia nuts and so much more bring this fresh produce to the market.

CAPE VIDAL LIGHTHOUSE

A river, a forest and an ocean are all individual attractions that a good getaway can be planned around. Where there is river, brown earthy soil; where there is ocean, a blue coastal swell; where there are trees, green leaves to swing under.

A twenty-three-meter-high lighthouse made of a round reinforced concrete tower was coated in a distinctive yellow paint to guarantee its visibility against its forest dense background and ocean deep foreground.

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The climate St. Lucia offers, is great all year round.

Lets have a look at it:

Hottest/ Summer months: from November to end February.

  • The hottest months have been found to be November through to February.
  • Temperatures can easily attain 35 degrees Celsius.
  • Care should be taken to protect skin against sunburn from the harsh South African sun.
  • Night time temperatures will rarely be below 15 degrees.
  • During summer months high humidity is present.
  • During the December school holidays makers flock to St. Lucia.
  • To such a extent that the seems of St. Lucia want to break open through its seams.
  • The summer months is best suited to the holiday makers.
  • It is common to be fully booked from early December until January in the new year.
  • During the months February through to end of April, bookings are also good.

Autumn/ Winter months: March to July.

  • Plenty holiday makers prefer the autumn/ winter months to visit t. Lucia.
  • The weather conditions are not extreme heat or cold. 

 

 St Lucia KZN Town and History:

St Lucia KwaZulu Natal, was primarily known as a fishing destination.

World Heritage Status has fortunately not changed the town much, due to the fact that the entire area is surrounded by a green belt and water. This has ensured that the Town has remained relative in size. Numerous new accommodation establishments have opened on previously vacant land adding to economic stability in and around the area.

So what’s all the hype about then surely it’s just another town. It’s a small town with approximately 550 permanent residents.

All of which are involved directly or indirectly in the Tourism sector, and of course theirs the Hippos that are the main attraction all working together in a unison to promote this fantastic place of wonder.

The 800 or so Hippos and residents have a certain respect for one another.

Numerous homeowners have deliberately not fenced their properties purely for the fact that the Hippos graze on the grass in the evenings.

However, it’s not just Hippos that one may enjoy seeing, just imagine seeing Bush Babies in the trees with their somewhat eerie cries, Bush Buck, Duiker, Kudu and yes sometimes even Leopard.

The area is subtropical, near perfect year-round however quite warm during summer (February) being the warmest. The Indian Ocean offers the perfect setting for lazying about, fishing, snorkeling, and exploring its pristine beaches as far as the eye can see.

Nowhere else in South Africa can one enjoy such variety from its Estuary, Beaches and Wildlife. Not enough well hopefully not, 3 km from town one will enter the iSimangaliso Wetland Park journey towards Cape Vidal and be immersed by the abundance of wildlife. This is a Big 3 to 4 Park. Odd as that may sound the Elephants cross the Estuary every so often from the Western Shores.

With numerous hides and off roads to enjoy while en-route to Cape Vidal be on the lookout for the second highest vegetated sand dunes in the world.

Along the coast during Summer, one may encounter numerous Turtle nests as they come ashore to lay their eggs, this super occurrence takes place every year from November to end February. Then as we enter winter the mighty Humpback Whales return and its one of those incredible scenes to enjoy from the beach as they breach. Cape Vidal offers numerous picnic areas, protected bay for some amazing snorkeling and swimming.

Within the park (Eastern Shores) be on the lookout for Black and White Rhino, Buffalo, Leopard and of course the Elephants that occasionally visit. Let’s not forget about the smaller wildlife Kudu, Water Buck, Impala, Duiker, Warthogs, Hyena, and much more I assure you.

 

Visiting the Western Shores, (opposite of the Estuary) offers the Big 4, yes, the Elephants are here more often than on the Eastern Shores.

The Western Shores has a different feel to it than its counterpart. It feels more bushy large open grasslands, woodlands and more. Numerous upgrades to the park has seen an influx in tourists and I can truly say it’s a very nice destination.

Still not enough well then how about the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa (Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park) a mere 40 minutes’ drive from St Lucia KwaZulu Natal. This is a Big 5 Park with some magical history and of course tremendous wildlife. If you should travel from St Lucia, then the Imfolozi Gate would be the closest. It’s a large park 96000 hectares in size, phenomenal wildlife, hides and picnic areas.

From St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal one can also enjoy numerous other destinations that are close enough for a day outing, Emdoneni Cheetah Interaction, Bayete Elephant Interaction and Zulu cultural Tours ( Veyane Village).

When one speaks of St Lucia, really one is referring to the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, South Africa’s third largest park. On the north-eastern coast of KwaZulu Natal, this wilderness reserve covers some 280 km of coastline, stretching from Kozi Bay in the north to Cape St Lucia in the south and was the first park in South Africa to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999.

The Park includes Lake St Lucia and its estuary, a surround of wildlife reserve, a number of islands and a section of the Marine Reserve along the coast. It is home to five recognisable ecosystems and includes swamps, lake systems, coral reefs, beaches, wetlands, woodlands, and coastal forests.

The Great St Lucia Wetland Park supports the country’s largest population of hippos and crocodiles. It is also home to leatherback turtles, black rhino, leopards, over 530 species of birds, including greater and lesser flamingos.

During November sea turtles come to the beaches to lay their eggs.

whales frequent the waves from June through September, making their way southwards and the park is a very popular fishing destination, providing surf fishing, kite fishing, fly fishing, spear fishing and deep sea fishing.

There is no limit to activities in the area. There are hippo cruises, kayak safaris, game safaris and the beautiful beaches with their high sand dunes are perfect for walks, volleyball and sunbathing. The town of St Lucia proper is at the most southern entrance to the park, about 300 km from Durban.

When one speaks of St Lucia, really one is referring to the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, South Africa’s third largest park. On the north-eastern coast of KwaZulu Natal, this wilderness reserve covers some 280 km of coastline, stretching from Kozi Bay in the north to Cape St Lucia in the south and was the first park in South Africa to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999.

The Great St Lucia Wetland Park supports the country’s largest population of hippos and crocodiles. It is also home to leatherback turtles, black rhino, leopards, over 530 species of birds, including greater and lesser flamingos, and some 36 species of amphibians.

How did St. Lucia get its name?St. Lucia was first named in 1554 – “Rio de Areias de Ouro” (River of the sands of gold) by the survivors of the Portuguese ship Saint Benedict. At this stage the Tugela River mouth was known as St. Lucia.

 

Where is St Lucia located in South Africa?St Lucia is situated in the northern part of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, just 2.5 Hours North of Durban.

St Lucia lies within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa’s very first World Heritage site

St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal deserves world heritage status, it’s a quiet place and definitely the place to be should you love wildlife.

Cape Vidal- St Lucia South Africa

It’s not the typical landscape you would expect from a Big Four game park (No Lions). There are no flat little thorn trees and dry dusty roads. Here a beautiful, tarred road stretches along ancient coastal dunes (the second-highest vegetated sand dunes in the world).

Early morning the mist hugs the tree canopies, but the fierce sun quickly burns it away and by the time you reach Cape Vidal (28 km) beach only blue skies, and the tropical Indian Ocean awaits.

The beautiful stretch between St Lucia and Cape Vidal is a mesmerizing piece of pristine beauty.

Along the way, there are many stops over’s and viewpoints each with its own unique sights and sounds, packed with history and stories of times gone by.

What makes this little Park truly amazing is the beautiful mini-game drive through the park. There is such an array of animals to see from Elephant, Hippo, and Rhino to the elusive Leopards which are a common sight in this stretch of the park.

There is also a number of plains game species, and the birding is world-class no doubt.

Cape Vidal beach is also home to the endangered Samango monkeys that also have a very ancient and wise look about them, please keep in mind that one is not allowed to feed the wild at any time.

Once you reach the beach parking area you can’t really see the true jewel until a short walk over the dune. Once over that, you look out onto the aqua blue sea with the sun shimmering gold lines over the white waves as they break. As far as the eye can see unspoiled stretches of white Sandy beaches entwined with black shining titanium. A truly unforgettable sight. A short walk to either side of the main beach and you find yourself completely alone and isolated.

In the few hours on the beach, the temperature can quickly change from chilly and misty to a warm and clear blue sunny sky.

If you are a water lover, you can enjoy some snorkeling. On a low tide and no wind, there is some great visibility and an array of fish species to be seen (please note that 1 should only snorkel at Low Tide due to the rip currents that may follow)

So whether you enjoy the Bush the Beach the Birds or the Whales this little trip will not disappoint you. You can do a game drive en-route, fish at Cape Vidal, swim or snorkel in the sea or simply like me take in the sights and smells of what this stunning place has to offer.

Make Cape Vidal a priority on your tick list while in St Lucia South Africa.

 

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