Malala accreditations



Malala logo and star grading


Malala Lodge has been owned and managed by the Harvey family since 2001 and during this time the lodge has received a number of accreditations and awards:

* We have been graded a 3 star lodge by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA). The TGCSA classifies a 3 star lodge as having very good quality in the overall standard of furnishings, service and guest care.
* Achieved semi-finalist status in both the 2003 and 2004 AA Accommodation Awards.
* A registered member of the Elephant Coast Tourism Association.
* A registered member of Tourism KwaZulu Natal, the official tourism authority in KwaZulu Natal.
* A registered member of Birdlife South Africa and the Zululand Birding Route and recently awarded "Birder Friendly" status by Birdlife South Africa.
* A regional finalist in the 2003 Ithala Development Bank annual entrepreneur awards.

Elephant  Coast

Birder friendly award

AA award Tourism KwaZulu Natal

We believe, however, that the most important accreditation comes from our guests. Below are some of the recent comments made by guests in our guestbook:

“The most amazing setting I have run in! Thanks for your fabulous hospitality.” Beth Macfarlane/Claire Vick - United Kingdom.

“Thank you for your hospitality. We have had a memorable time.” John and Lezlie Glare - USA.

“Lovely place and great hospitality. Wish we could stay longer.” The Hart family - New Zealand.

“Magnificent stay – again. You all made us feel very much at home. Hope to return.” Isabel Glasgow – Scotland.

“A majestic place for uninterrupted thoughts. Thanks for a terrific stay.” Winston and Chantelle – South Africa.

“Thank you for this beautiful and amazing place to stay. It was wonderful. It was a pleasure to be here. Thank you very much!!!” The Faber family – Germany.

“So far the best place in South Africa we’ve been to. Nice rooms, splendid environment and friendly people.” Lex, Marlow and Michael – Netherlands.

“Wonderful, superb – words cannot describe how excellent our stay was.” Arie Brandt – Australia.