Santa Lucia Guest House, St Lucia, South Africa – GoHop.ie – Unravel Travel TV

Santa Lucia Guesthouse is situated in the small village of St Lucia, gateway to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, declared South Africa's first World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999. The village of St Lucia, is located between the Indian Ocean and the St Lucia Estuary forming the only private town located in a Natural World Heritage Site. iSimangaliso Wetland Park form part of the Elephant Coast, Zululand, Northern KwaZulu - Natal South Africa. The Santa Lucia Guesthouse is an intimate, friendly home located two roads from the main street, shops and restaurants of St Lucia. It is privately owned and the hosts serve their guests breakfast in the morning themselves. Their breakfasts cater to all palates from continental breakfasts with a selection of breads, muffins and a variety of preserves, cheeses and cold meats, to a sumptuous English breakfast. A variety of cereals, muesli, fresh and plain yogurts are also available. The guests absolute favourite is the exotic selection of seasonal tropical fruit or delicious fresh fruit salad. For those not wanting tea or coffee, fruit juice is also available. Guests can enjoy their breakfasts indoors or, weather permitting, out on the terrace overlooking the sub tropical garden, before heading off to enjoy the sites and various excursion available. Enjoy refined South African hospitality in this charming home, set in a tropical garden with swimming pool. AA Travel Guides Accommodation Awards Winner, Bed & Breakfast -- Home stay for 2007, 2008 & 2009.  Acclaimed in 2010 / 2011 in the AA Travel Guide Hall of Fame. A generous breakfast is available daily, which includes fresh tropical fruit, a choice of hot dishes andcontinental spread is served, weather permitting, on the patio overlooking the garden. There are 6 bedrooms in all. All bedrooms have private bathrooms and patios some leading to the garden and swimming pool. All are equiped with tea / coffe trays, ceiling fans, TV, air-conditioners, small refrigerators, radio and safety deposit boxes. The Lake St Lucia area was declared a Nature Reserve in 1897. The reserve included the Lake and some of the surrounding land. The original reserve of 37,000 Ha is considered the oldest permanently declared reserve in Africa. In 2007 the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park was renamed to iSimangaliso (meaning "Miracle, or Marvel") Wetland Park. The park's uniqueness lies in its remarkable diversity. It is South Africa's third-largest park, spanning 280 kilometres of coastline, from the Mozambican border in the north to Cape St Lucia, south of the St Lucia estuary. The natural ecosystem consist of swamps, lake systems, beaches, coral reefs, wetlands, woodlands and coastal forests. Lake St. Lucia is the largest Estuarine system in the world. These ecosystems provide a natural habitat for an astounding diversity of species, from the country's largest population of hippos and crocodiles to giant leatherback turtles, black rhino, leopards, and a vast array of bird and marine life. St Lucia supports more species of animal than the better-known and much larger Kruger National Park and Okavango Delta. http://www.GoHop.ie offer holidays to South Africa. The untamed wildlife is undoubtedly one of the country's main attractions with reserves like Kruger and Hluhluwe National Park allowing tourists to catch a glimpse of the 'big five' (lions, rhinos, buffaloes, elephants and leopards) roaming the South African plains along with thousands of other animal and plant life. For prices on holidays to South Africa visit http://www.GoHop.ie Unravel Travel TV flew to South Africa with Turkish Airlines via Istanbul. LIVE broadcast Unravel Travel TV http://www.unraveltraveltv.com Unravel Travel TV on You Tube http://www.youtube.com/UnravelTravelTV Unravel Travel TV Twitter http://www.twitter.com/UnravelTravelTV Unravel Travel TV Pinterest http://www.pinterest.com/unraveltraveltv Unravel Travel TV Website http://www.unraveltravel.eu