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5 La Mer - luxury 2 bedroom 2 bathroom side-sea view apartment - first floor

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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Illovo Beach, KwaZulu-Natal
Escape to the tranquility of this side-sea-view, luxury two bedroom, two bathroom apartment situated on the tropical east coast of KwaZulu Natal. Thirty minutes south of Durban is the quiet, unspoiled coastal village of Illovo Beach with blissfully balmy weather all year round and the warm tropical water of the Indian Ocean.

With nice side-sea-views the first floor apartment is fully furnished with one double (en-suite) and one twin bedroom and a spacious open-plan kitchen-dining-living area. The main bedroom and lounge have direct access to a wide terrace with 90 degree sea-view and 90 degrees in-land-view, outdoor furniture and a gas barbeque.

Four kilometres of beautifully soft sandy beach washed by the warm Indian Ocean stretches either side of La Mer. The beach, accessed by a private gate, is a few minutes' walk from the apart...
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Listing #HL5136870
About the Owner
Burger E
Languages spoken:English, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Our team is on hand to ensure you have an enjoyable and relaxing stay, make yourself at home and we hope you enjoy the apartment as much as we do. Le-Ché Lewis General Manager
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

My kids loved the place so much, I am worried I set the bar a little bit too high for our first holiday away. Well located, however a car is needed if one plans to visit other places such as Durban and umhlanga. The appartment...More

Thank Imah M
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This was a lovely unit in an area that was free of crowds. All equipment, furnishings and bedding was to a high standard. It may be an idea to have Instructions printed to operate the gas braai, TV, and the Wifi as we found it...More

1  Thank Beverley B
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

We (family of two parents and one child of 12) stayed in this apartment during winter time. For us, being European, the climate was still very nice and we even swam in the sea a couple of times! We did some great activities in Durban...More

2  Thank Wilbert v
Frank O, VR Owner at 5 La Mer - luxury 2 bedroom 2 bathroom side-sea view apartment - first floor, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2015

It is ALWAYS a pleasure when guests keep returning. The record to date for our European guests, 5 times in two year! That is La Mer! You love it....you WILL come back! Thanks Burger Edwards

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Children's Pool
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Ocean Views
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The upmarket complex is 'home from home' for professionals and their families who want to escape it all and who expects privacy, peace and who like to enjoy nature. The almost...
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Bathrooms
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 Queen
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Fees
  • Service Fee (cleaning and laundry) per shorter stay or per week: ₹ 2,863 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 9,542 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Durban is 48km (25 minutes drive) north of Illovo Beach and abounds with leisure facilities including uShaka Marine World, Durban Harbour and Yacht Marina, beachfront stalls selling traditional arts and crafts, Durban's Golden Mile, Sun Coast Casino, the International Convention Centre, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Greyvillle Race Course and Kingsmead Cricket Stadium.Two hours drive north of Durban are the exciting wildlife and safari destinations of KwaZulu Natal including Hluhluwe-iMfolozi and iSimangaliso Wetland Park (The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park). The reserves boasts a fantastic cross section of wildlife and have some of the best game viewing in the country.
Getting around
A car is an absolute essential whilst staying at La Mer.

Illovo Beach is a small sleepy village with very little facilities apart from stunning views, a lovely beach and a slow pace of living.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: King Shaka International: 62.0 km
Ferry: Durban Harbour: 25.0 km
La Mer and Illovo Beach are situated 45 minutes south along the N2 highway from King Shaka International Airport. A - King Shaka International Airport La Mercy South Africa 1. Head southwest toward Mdloti St...(850 m) 2. Take the 1st left onto Mdloti St...(1.7 km) 3. Continue onto M65...(700 m) 4. Keep right at the fork and merge onto N2 Toll Road ...(61.3 km) 5. Take exit 133 for R603 toward R102/Kingsway/Kingsburgh/Umbumbulu....(500 m) 6. Turn left onto Main Rd/R603...(150 m) 7. Turn right onto Kingsway St/R102 (at the traffic light) Continue to follow R102...(350 m) 8. Turn right to stay on R102 (at the traffic light) ...(1.7 km) 9. Take the 1st left onto Illovo Beach Rd after crossing the Lovu river.(600 m) 10. Continue by veeri... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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