The accommodation comprises a lounge, well-equipped kitchen, four comfortable bedrooms, three bathrooms with showers, and veranda areas leading off the kitchen and lounge, as well as a large Lapa and braai area.
- Family room (Queen bed and double-bunk) – sleeps 4
- Couples alcove (Double bed) – sleeps 2
- Singles room (2 x 3/4 beds) – sleeps 2
- Multi-sleeper Rondawel (5 x single beds) – sleeps 5
Bathrooms x 3
- 2 x shared bathrooms
- 1 x ensuite to Couples alcove
Please note: Each bathroom consists of a shower, basin, and a (flushing) toilet. The showers have hot water (via our gas geysers) in 2 of the three bathrooms. However, the hot water is only available in the evenings when the generator is on due to the gas geysers requiring a pressure boost.
Kitchen & Lounge
The kitchen is well equipped and has ample storage space. The lounge is spacious and can comfortably seat eight people.
The unit is equipped with gas and solar powered freezers.
- 1x250l (stand-up) gas fridge/freezer
- 1x210l gas freezer
- 1 x 260l solar freezer (Best for baits & fish caught)
Please note: For best use of our gas and solar freezers, patrons must spread their meat and other items between the freezers rather than packing a freezer to the brim. We advise adding beverages to the freezers as and when needed. The lodge has 2 x 210l AC freezers on standby.
A 12v DC solar system provides lighting to the lodge and for charging cell phones. The generator supplies power for additional (AC) lighting in the evenings and charging of electronic equipment (i.e. torch batteries, laptops etc.), as well as usage of the electrical appliances such as the microwave and electric kettle.
LAPA & BRAAI AREA
The Wilds boasts a huge Lapa and braai area. An ideal space to sit back and relax with drinks in hand, braai fire going, whilst taking in the spectacular sea views and surroundings.
Our helpers (Elizabeth & Villella) provide housekeeping and yard maintenance services, and Eric is our night watchman. Their costs form part of the daily rate. Elizabeth is renowned for her baked bread and fat cakes, so don’t forget to bring the relevant ingredients. She is also excellent at making breakfasts, but prior arrangements are necessary to source an additional helper for housekeeping services.
- Housekeeping is from 08:00 am to 04:30 pm.
- The night watchman is on duty from 06:00 pm to 06:00 am.
* You are welcome to tip our staff at the end of your stay.
- The lodge provides Cutlery and Linen (sheet, pillow/case and duvet). Patrons can bring their own if preferred, including bath towels and blankets for added warmth during the winter months.
- Consumables to bring along include toilet paper, air freshener, matches, candles, bug spray, bin bags, flashlight, and hand wash detergent.
- Treated water is available from the taps installed along the road in the village and other locations. However, the supply is intermittent, particularly outside the rainy season, hence recommend that patrons bring their own bottled water for drinking.
- The showers, toilets and sinks draw rainwater from our water tanks.
- Please note that the lodge makes use of a septic tank, which is a sensitive system that easily blocks from objects discarded into it that do not break down easily. Examples include sanitary napkins, tampons, disposable nappies and similar products.
- There are shops in the village, but they sell the bare essentials, so please stock up appropriately before arriving. Should there be a need, the Ngcwanguba store carries a good range of products and is about a 60min drive from the lodge.
- You don’t need a 4×4 to get to our lodge except for the rainy season. A vehicle with higher clearance is ideal, but you can get to us in a small car but would need to take it very slow on the gravel/dirt road.