Izulu Hotel Ballito
In a secluded tropical setting at the entrance to Ballito, lies Hotel Izulu, a
30-minute drive from Durban, on the lush North Coast in KwaZulu Natal. A five
star property with luxury all suite accommodation, year round sunshine, fine
dining, immaculate yet personalised service, a fully fledged spa and
facilities for both conferences and weddings, Hotel Izulu is no ordinary
hotel. It is a place where effortless exclusivity is its all essential
ingredient - and where only the best will do. Hotel Izulu comprises five free
standing Bali-style villas flanking the main hotel which reflects contemporary
Tuscan architecture - all set in sub tropical lush landscaped surrounds. Built
using only local craftsmen and products, Hotel Izulu has been awarded its
rightful 'Proudly South African' status.
LOCATION: Set on a hillside with panoramic views of the lush sub-tropical dunes and shimmering Indian Ocean, Hotel Izulu is situated on the northern KwaZulu-Natal Coast against a backdrop of some of the most breathtaking shoreline in Africa. Hotel Izulu is only two hours drive from two world renowned Heritage Sites, the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park and the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, and a short drive from one of Africa's most sought after retail and entertainment complexes.
ACCOMMODATION: Overlooking the inviting pool and sun drenched courtyard area, eighteen spacious Deluxe and one presidential suite, all with broadband Internet access, add to this intimate elegant residence. With a signature of effortless exclusivity all rooms have been furnished with impeccable finesse, whilst sumptuous light filled bathrooms and private outdoor Jacuzzis constantly beckon for bathing bliss.
Hotel Izulu's suites comprise ten Executive Suites, eight Deluxe Suites and the Royal Suite. Fourteen of the suites are available as twins, separate or together, five are always King Size Four-poster Beds. The full range of Charlotte Rhys amenities is standard together with delights such as heated 720gm towels, plus beautiful bath robes and slippers. The specially designed and monogrammed linen is made from the finest 100% cotton with a 200 thread count. Current international newspapers are delivered to the suites daily on special request.
ROYAL SUITE: The Royal Suite (honeymoon suite) in subtle tones of silver grey and deep plum, is often used for honeymooners taking up the whole top floor of the villa. A comfortable lounge with superb entertainment facilities, dining room and open-plan bar where light snacks can be prepared. A private courtyard with Jacuzzi leads from the suite.
FINE DINING: A celebrated international executive chef personally selects the finest local ingredients, creating unimagined delights that encompass the big five of gastronomy - taste, aroma, texture, succulence and presentation. Dine a la carte at the elegantly contemporary Gigis Restaurant, in the intimacy of your suite. at a table in the charming Wine Cellar where many rare and sought after South African wines can be enjoyed by the bottle or the glass, or enjoy light lunches in the pool courtyard or outdoors terrace areas.
THE WINE CELLAR: The wine cellar is a splendid place to have an intimate dinner party. Hotel Izulu's superb range of wines are very carefully selected. Wine lists are detailed with vintages, areas as well as tasting notes and food matching suggestions - most comprehensive and interesting to peruse - a good talking point! Book 10 people for dinner and the wine cellar hire is free.
THE IMPILO SPA: Of the many charms of Izulu, one is
undoubtedly the ‘Impilo Spa’. Indulge in the most glorious pampering sessions
in their three treatment rooms that mirror earth tones in terracotta and
stone. Health lunches are served on the terrace after treatments. Begin with
an African Queen Smoothie (orange, mango and yoghurt) and follow with a
delicious Health Salad of frilly lettuce, cos, rocket, baby plum tomatoes,
peppers, portobellini mushrooms, pineapple and blood orange with a dressing of
pecan, citrus and chive.
Relax in a double seater Jet Bath with lingering aromatherapy oils. A Jet water therapy steam shower is invigorating. Massages are a must - try the Swedish or the Kahuna hot stone.
CONFERENCE FACILITIES: With the latest in audio-visual, telecommunication and video-conferencing technology, the Izulu Conference Centre is the ideal setting for today’s business forum. With luxury all-suite accommodation, fine dining and a complement of highly trained staff on hand to make your assembly productive and enjoyable, a conference at Hotel Izulu is sure to be a business trip to remember. Establishment have a Banqueting Hall to seat up to one hundred and fifty delegates plus board-room / U-shape / Cinema / Classroom style conferencing facilities for a range of smaller groups. The Executive Suites have lounge areas which may also host breakout meetings. Further informal breakout areas are available in and around the main hotel. The Royal Suite is offered for the more luxurious executive meetings. This suite may accommodate up to ten delegates. The flat screen television is perfect for presentations while delegates enjoy the comforts of their private lounge. The bar may even be stocked and serviced for after hour drinks.
WEDDINGS: Hotel Izulu hosts a beautiful thatched Banqueting Hall, The Imbizo Hall. The hall may accommodate up to one hundred and twenty guests including a dance floor and is fully air-conditioned with low level lighting. If guests prefer to enjoy the cool evening breeze they may open the glass concertina doors onto the richly landscaped gardens. There is also a Boma adjacent the hall for pre-reception drinks. An open fire and torch lights all add to the wonderful character of this area. For ceremonies, there is a chapel facility that can accommodate up to one hundred and twenty friends and family or even an outdoor gazebo for more intimate ceremonies. The hotel also offers a bridal suite for changing and bathing.
Rates per room per night, specials, seasons, meals, children policy: on request
Contact & reservations:
1) you can e-mail us requesting information and/or rates
Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
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