10 Budget Stays in St Lucia

Last updated: Oct 12, 2016

1. Monzi Safaris Backpackers (From R180 per person)

Unique luxury dome tents on a beautiful rooftop deck. Each 2 sleeper tent has a fixed light, lockable side cupboard and a ceiling fan. The communal area consists of an open plan kitchen and entertainment area, open air deck lounge, pool deck with large pool, loungers and umbrellas and a braai area.

Monzi Safaris Backpackers

2. Jo-A-Lize Lodge (From R345 per person)

Jo-A-Lize Lodge is child and pet friendly. The lodge also offers a fitness/wellness centre, which is available to all of guests to utilise at no extra charge. Also available is built in braaiing-facilities located at the swimming pool area for all guests to enjoy!

Jo-A-Lize Lodge

3. Oppi Rotse (From R400 per person)

A Rock art creation that provides you with a warm African ambience - Oppi Rotse is home to self-catering and B&B units, a thatched Lapa overlooking the garden, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, water feature, different braai areas and a bar, making this the perfect spot for rest and relaxation.

Oppi Rotse

4. The Cane Cutter Estate (From R250 per person)

This breath-taking estate promises guests a peaceful and pleasant stay in a variety of country-style chalets. The chalets are suitable for accommodating a family of four or a big tour group of 20. Each chalets is fully equip and is air-conditioned. The units are also serviced daily.

The Cane Cutter Estate

5. Lai-La Log Cabins (From R365 per person)

These rustic, self-catering wooden log cabins offers accommodation at affordable rates. The cabins have a homely feel and boasts amazing views. Attractions here include beautiful gardens, a swimming pool and the nearby Umfolozi / Hluhluwe game reserves.

Lai-La Log Cabins

6. Lalapanzi Guest House (From R480 per person)

This little paradise boasts an old Victorian house with six comfortable en-suite rooms. A generous breakfast is served on a wooden deck with a view over the salt rock swimming pool and beautiful big forest garden. There are many activities to enjoy nearby, such as Hippo and Crocodile trips on the Estuary, whale watching (in season), horse trails, crocodile park, hiking trails, night drives and lots more.

Lalapanzi Guest House

7. Whale Song (From R490 per person)

Whale song is a 4-star guest house situated in the world heritage site of St Lucia. It is a beautiful, modern house with tropical gardens and large swimming pool, lounge with big screen TV and DSTV. There are four spacious air conditioned bedrooms with luxurious en-suite bathrooms. Guests can relax and enjoy sundowners by the pool or on the peaceful terrace during their stay.

Whale Song

8. Ndiza Lodge and Cabanas (From R380 per person)

This ideal location boasts lovely views of the Indian Ocean, Mapelane, the Umfolozi river mouth and part of famous Lake St. Lucia from the raised wooden deck at Ndiza. The lodge offers tastefully decorated, en-suite rooms. All rooms are air conditioned, equipped with a fridge and mini bar with snacks, as well as complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.

Ndiza Cabanas are fully equipped, air conditioned self-catering units. Each cabana has its own private little garden with furniture and braai facilities.

Ndiza Lodge and Cabanas

9. Macadamia Lodge (From R380 per person)

Sit on the beautiful terrace at Macadamia Lodge and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this breath-taking area, surrounded by birds and wildlife. The lodge offers B&B hospitality, as well as self-catering options. There are excursions and activities on offer to suit every taste, which the lodge can organise on your behalf.

Macadamia Lodge

10. Marlin Lodge B&B (From R380 per person)

Marlin Lodge offers well appointed, comfortable and fully serviced accommodation. The spacious rooms are en-suite and opens onto the patio leading onto the tropical garden. Breakfast can be served outside under the cool trees or in the dining area. This 3-star B&B is totally surrounded by the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa's first natural World Heritage Site

Marlin Lodge B&B