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Only 20 minutes south of Durban, this modern and luxurious South Coast hotel resort is well-known for its excellent accommodation, wonderful food, friendly hospitality and first-class service.
Situated between the lagoon and the beach at Illovo, it also boasts an award-winning caravan park. Sporting and recreational activities and nearby facilities include golf, squash and swimming. The Protea Hotel Karridene has the latest in conferencing equipment and can accommodate up to 200 delegates.The Oakwoods Restaurant is housed in a glass structure overlooking the Umzimbazi lagoon and the lush Natal vegetation surrounding it. Decor includes stylish granite tables covered in the finest table linen, while designer cane chairs complete the ensemble, forming the perfect setting for hearty buffet eakfasts, a la carte lunches and delicious buffet dinners.
All rooms with en-suite bathrooms, M-Net cable television and air-conditioning.56 rooms with two double beds22 rooms with one king-size bed2 Junior suites with separate bedrooms1 Presidential suite with two adjoining bedrooms, spa bath and kitchenette
Rates Include:Accommodation, breakfast, 14% VAT and Tourism Levy.
Rates Exclude:Children's breakfast and optional excursions.
Hotel Attractions: There is access to the longest untouched stretch of beach in Natal. The surrounding areas have an abundance of natural attractions that range from Crocodile farms to Game viewing.
Golf: Enjoy golf at one of the nearby eight golf courses, a variety of golfing needs are accommodated - from hiring of clubs to golfing lessons.Sharks and fishing: The famous Aliwal shoal offers some of the worlds' best shark diving and also boasts some of the best game fish species in the Indian Ocean. Even if you are not into diving, the facility does offer non-diving trips. Deep sea fishing, as well as surf fishing in the area, is of the highest quality and good catches are assured on the local charter boats. Shopping: The Pavillion shopping centre is also situated within half an hours' drive from the hotel and, being the biggest shopping centre in KwaZulu Natal, offers some of the best shopping available. After a hectic day of shopping here, stop in at The Firkin Pub for a delicious and refreshing drink or bite to eat before making your way back.Sporting Facilities: There is a swimming pool, as well as a smaller pool for kids, 2 squash courts, Mini Golf, pool tables, table tennis, a video arcade, saunas, play park, safe swimming at the beach and volleyball.
Conference and Banqueting Facilities: 8 separate conferencing rooms can accommodate 2 to 200 delegates in a variety of venues - from plain work areas to boardrooms overlooking the Indian Ocean to dinner dances and banquets for up to 180 GUESTS.