Lala Nek offer the perfect couple or family getaway with pristine empty beaches and green coastal plains of Thongaland! The lodge will amaze with incredibly tasty plant based meals, comfort to dream off and activities to keep everyone entertained.
With a focus on involving the local community you will be introduced to the slow life of the amaThonga people and their daily routines. This include lazing on the beach, testing some palm wine or trying out your herding skills with the local cattle herders. If you feel like getting out and about you can jump on a fat bike or ask for a transfer to the beach for some snorkeling, a lovely long stroll or a trail run.
Your transfer will collect you from Coastal Cashews at 15:00. Here you will safely leave your vehicle and be transferred along the gravel and sand roads to your accommodation. Guests with 4×4’s are welcome to drive to the lodge.
On arrival you will be welcomed with a refreshing welcoming drink and an intro to the lodge.
The afternoon will be yours for relaxation and settling into the comforts of the lodge.
At sunset you will be welcomed in the bar area for a pre-dinner where our guides will introduce themselves and tell you about the following mornings adventure to Lala Nek for some beach time and snorkelling.
After this a mouth-watering plant based dinner will be served followed by a last drink around the glowing fire.
After a comfortable sleep, breakfast will be served at 7am. Your guide will pack a basket with your preferred drinks and snacks, umbrellas and snorkelling gear for your morning on the beach.
Snorkeling is done in the corner of the bay with an incredibly vibrant diversity of fish. Please note that the snorkelling is weather and tide depending and that this activity can’t always be guaranteed.
Lala Nek beach is also perfect for a lovely stroll or run or simply lazing around under the comfort of the umbrellas. Your guide will transfer you back to the lodge for a tasty lunch followed by a bit of relaxation by the pool or one of the other activities on offer.
These include a visit to the local palm wine brewer, a walk with the cattle herders, a bit of fat biking or birding around the lodge.
Sunset calls for a sundowner again with the guides followed by dinner.
After a lovely breakfast you will again have the opportunity to go spend either the morning or afternoon on the beach and fill your day with the alternative activities around the lodge.
Your guides will help you plan your day according to your needs and the weather on the day.
Lunch and dinner will amaze you and the day will be rounded off with a movie in our open air bush cinema.
After breakfast you will have a bit of time for a last quick dip in the pool and packing before the lodge vehicle will transfer you back to your vehicle safely parked at Coastal Cashews in order to move on to your next adventure.