Welcome to Ghost Mountain Inn

At the foot of the legendary Ghost Mountain in Mkuze, Northern KwaZulu Natal lies the privately owned 4 Star Ghost Mountain Inn - a perfect setting to experience the allure of Africa in stylish comfort. Zululand hotel accommodation at its finest.

This intimate and beautiful hotel is the ideal location from which to explore the array of wildlife and coastal reserves in Maputaland and the Elephant Coast. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the abundance of wildlife and the scenic splendours of this rich and diverse region during game drives, guided walks, cultural excursions and boat cruises in the company of knowledgeable rangers.

Back at the hotel, the spa offers a range of skin and body treatments and healthy lunches in a tranquil environment. Those who prefer the relaxing sound of birdsong and the warmth of the African sun will find their respite at the poolside within the glorious gardens of Ghost Mountain Inn.

The Festive Season at the Ghost Mountain Inn
Celebrate the festive season with us. With offerings for young and old you're guaranteed a very special and memorable holiday. Stay active exploring the wildlife and coastal areas of Northern KwaZulu Natal on walks, drives, canoes or bicycles or escape and pamper yourself with luxurious spa treatments.

A variety of holiday packages are on offer this December and January that are filled with great treats at special rates.
3 Night Christmas Package (24 to 27 December 2015)
New Years Eve Package (31 December and 1 January 2016)
Three Night Festive Treat (December 2015 to January 2016)
Stay 7 and pay for 5 (December 2015 to January 2016)

2015 Holidays at Ghost Mountain Inn

Craft and Carols | Saturday 12 December 2015
Stock up on local craft and goodies from the various market stalls and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a picnic in the garden. At sunset light your candles and join the Ghost Mountain Choir for an informal Carols by Candlelight under the giant fig tree
From 14:00

Christmas Eve | Thursday 24 December
Begin your Christmas celebrations with afternoon cocktails and canapés under the giant fig tree.
Traditional Christmas Dinner is served in our cosy restaurant with all the festive trimmings
Following dinner, collect a candle and join in on a few festive Carols by Candlelight.

Christmas Day | Friday 25 December
Breakfast is served between 8 and 10am

10:00 Church service held in the Gazebo

Thereafter, Father Christmas arrives in true Ghost Mountain Inn style on the Jetty
**Should you wish to use his services please hand in your wrapped and clearly labelled gift by lunchtime on the 24th of December at reception.

12:00 Christmas Day Lunch
Enjoy a sumptuous 3 course Christmas Lunch on the terrace between noon and 3 pm. Start with a Pimms cocktail on arrival and complete your meal with coffee and cheese all while tapping your feet and having the odd dance to the local sounds from the live band, Sondela

Afterwards, Unwind out under an old shady tree in a peaceful spot of our tranquil gardens, retire to your comfortable bedroom or enjoy a bracing walk with a guide to the Mkhuze River.

18:00 Christmas Day Dinner
From 6pm a light picnic supper will be served in the garden. Feel free to pick as little or as much from a range of cold meats, local cheeses, chef’s salads, freshly baked breads and other trimmings. Tempting desserts will be available for the real troopers.

Day of Goodwill Cruise | Saturday 26 December
Day of Goodwill breakfast will be served 8-10am on the Terrace.
Join our guides for a boat cruise on Lake Jozini to view elephant and hippo lazing in the water or the buffalo on the shores.
From 3pm a relaxed afternoon tea with elegant sandwiches & selection of cakes will be served in the garden.

Spreading the Cheer | Sunday 27 December
The Ghost Mountain Inn will host a Christmas party for local orphans on the 27th of December. Each child will receive a present with their Christmas lunch.
**Should you wish to donate a present for a local child, especially stationery, please hand to a receptionist by the morning of the 27th of December. Thank you for your kindness.

New Years Eve Bash | 31 December 2015
Ghost Mountain Inn is the place to be for an unforgettable evening as you see the New Year in with close family and friends, old and new. Our ‘African Nights’ New Year’s Eve Bash promises to be a fun filled party, with live entertainment and exquisite food.
Time: 19h30
Theme: ‘African Nights’
Cost: R 350 pp

The Top 10 Things to do at the Ghost Mountain Inn

  • Discover amazing Wildlife in any one of the many Game Parks
  • View elephant swimming from the boat cruise on Lake Jozini
  • Visit a local Zulu homestead
  • Pamper yourself with a Terres d'Afrique body treatments using organic African products in the Spa
  • Hike to the top of Ghost Mountain learn about the Battle of Tshaneni and view the spectacular scenery
  • Enjoy a sundowner from the top of the Lebombo cliffs watching the sunset across the valley and mountains in the distance
  • Learn to stick fight with local Zulu boys
  • Explore Mkhuze Game Reserve on foot
  • Go back to school. Attend a class at Mtwazi Combined School
  • Seek out some of the over 420 species of birds in this birding mecca


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