- Lythwood nestles in the hills of the mystical Natal Midlands and is situated on a 275-acre estate, bordered by the Lion’s River and Natural Forest in the form of an Amphitheatre. Lythwood is located within a 4½- hour drive from Johannesburg and only 1¼-hour drive from Durban. We strive to provide a level of service that will be remembered by you and your friends for a very long time. This simply stunning Four Star Venue enjoys a reputation that offers you… Warm hospitality, A charming Chapel, Luxurious accommodation, Superb cuisine, An elegant reception room, Tranquil surroundings. And above all – affordability!