Explore the exquisite natural beauty of the Elephant Coast, while staying
in St Lucia’s most extraordinary, luxury boutique guesthouse.

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what is Serene-estate offering you?

Luxury Boutique Guesthouse

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Serene-estate luxury guesthouse

Serene-Estate is a small and intimate guest house adjacent to the World Heritage Site of iSimangaliso Wetland Park; it’s the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area. As one of the more exclusive guest houses in St Lucia KZN accomodation, we pride ourselves of offering distinctive hospitality that will leave you coming back for more.

When you visit one of the best quality guest houses in St Lucia, you can expect top-quality amenities, charming local design, and rooms appointed with everything one needs to have a restful and magical holiday. From our luxury retreat in St Lucia, you can take in the magnificent wildlife, untamed coastline, and lush forests at your own pace.


where can you find us?

St Lucia Estuary. Elephant Coast KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Known as the Elephant Coast, the St Lucia area is 70 km north of Richards Bay. Most famous for its World Heritage Site, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park which is made up of the St Lucia Estuary and a series of vast lakes – an area where you can spot the Big Five, hippos and a wide variety of birdlife. There are few things better than lying in bed in one of the coolest guest houses St Lucia and listening to the wild call of the African Fish Eagle, the hornbill and colourful turaco (loorie) right in your doorstep of encountering hippos in town or behind the pool of Serene-estate.

The town of St Lucia has many restaurants, shops and accommodation that you can visit to make your stay comfortable. Guided tours, both driven and walking, are available and depending on how adventurous you feel, you can explore mangrove swamps, beaches or forests. The entire area is malaria-free, so you needn’t worry about shots before you travel.

St Lucia Estuary – One Of The Most Unique Holiday Destinations In South Africa

st lucia – a holiday destination jewel in south africa’s tourism crown


When looking for St Lucia KZN Accommodation, choosing a place to stay is only a part of the adventure. Whether you feel like something sedate like a boat cruise, or more adventurous like scuba diving, St Lucia has activities to suit your needs.

Whale watching, turtle tours, game viewing and even horse riding on the beach are all popular activities. The warm subtropical climate means that winters are mild and perfect for exploring the diversity of the area.

Have your heart set on a holiday at Serene-Estate? Then contact us for an unforgettable KZN boutique guesthouse experience.

An Extraordinary Level Of Quality Service

At Serene-Estate, every guest receives a personalised experience from our warm ad experienced staff. The Guest House itself is self-sustaining, with a 50kVA generator and two boreholes to ensure your stay is without a hitch. St Lucia exclusive accommodation doesn’t get better than this.

Serene Estate St Lucia Accommodation


Unlike large hotels, our guests aren’t numbers to us. The communal areas of our St Lucia KZN accommodation bring people together, creating a feeling of community. Of course, should you wish to be alone, our rooms have everything you could need at your fingertips.

Well-Appointed Rooms And Guesthouse Facilities

When looking for accommodation and Guest Houses in St Lucia KZN, you’ll want a place that has excellent amenities that will meet your needs. We offer free Wi-fi, individually climate-controlled rooms, and entertainment in-room and in our communal areas. Everything you could possibly wish for to enjoy a relaxing holiday in Mother Nature.

what do you need to know about st lucia and surroundings?


St Lucia is a relatively safe place, and you can walk around without worry. Like anywhere, it is a good idea to keep track of your valuables and be aware of your surroundings. The area is home to many wild animals, and visitors need to keep that in mind especially walking hippos at night.



The weather in St Lucia is subtropical, with sunny skies throughout the year. The temperatures in summer range from 20 °C at night to 32 °C during the day. Our St Lucia exclusive accommodation offers individual climate-controlled rooms, so even when it gets hot, you’ll be cool.

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​St Lucia Estuary

St Lucia lies between the Indian Ocean and the lower reaches of Lake St Lucia as well as the iSimangaliso Wetland Park peninsula. It’s a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts and holidaymakers.

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Elephant Coast

Being close to the St Lucia Estuary, the area is made up of an array of natural lakes that stretch out over 220 kms to create the largest wetland in Africa.

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Area of Serene-estate

Khula Village is a nearby Zulu village that you can visit to experience traditional Zulu culture. Richards Bay is also nearby, and it has a modern hospital, airport and many other facilities.

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