Durban & Surrounds

Beverly hills (Umhlanga) | Luxury Travel DestinationsBeverly hills (Umhlanga)

Only 20 minutes drive from Durban city centre is the majestic Beverly Hills Sun Inter-Continental at Umhlanga Rocks.  This gracious hotel is set on a rise overlooking the Indian Ocean, offering glorious views of miles of unspoilt beaches.  Renowned for its superb personal service, the hotel exudes charm and sophistication.

 

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The Hilton | Luxury Travel DestinationsThe Hilton 

A landmark hotel in Durban, the Hilton Durban hotel offers deluxe accommodation and is adjacent to the Durban International Convention Centre. All guest rooms offer gorgeous views of the city or KwaZulu-Natal coastline, luxury amenities and easy access to Durban’s beaches and central business district. The concierge and hotel staff will accommodate any need.  Expect the highest standard of service, impressive facilities and dishes to suit any taste.

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The Oyster Box Umhlanga | Luxury Travel DestinationsThe Oyster Box (Umhlanga)

The Oyster Box Hotel is one of the region’s longest established and most distinguished hotels. This grand hotel is set on a vast property on Umhlanga’s prestigious beach front, with tropical landscaped gardens and direct beach access.  Enhancing the panoramic views of the sea and beaches is our famous Umhlanga Rocks lighthouse which was built in 1954.  Allow the scent of frangipani and hibiscus to waft over you as you laze in our sparkling pool or relax with a sundowner on the colonial verandah. We are renowned for our sumptuous high-teas served overlooking the Indian Ocean. Freshly picked oysters, served in any number of ways, are a daily speciality not to be missed.

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&Beyond Forest/Mountain – Phinda Game reserve

Ubombo Mountains to the west and the Indian Ocean to the east, Phinda Game Reserve is situated in Zululand, with an extraordinary range of ecosystems and wildlife.  Seven distinct ecosystems are to be found and one of the continent’s boldest reintroduction programs, elephant, white rhino, lion and cheetah have been resettled at Phinda where they now roam alongside leopard, nyala, giraffe and a host of other antelope.

 

Phinda Forest Lodge | Luxury Travel DestinationsPhinda Forest Lodge   

Set deep in the heart of a rare and beautiful dry sand forest, the spectacular Zulu Zen style Forest Lodge fuses architectural design and conservation.

 

 

Accommodation: 16 private stilted glass-encased suites with private viewing decks
Game activities: Open vehicle day and night game drives, nature walks, river cruise, canoeing on the Mzinene River
Facilities: Rim flow pool, boma
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Phinda Mountain Lodge | Luxury Travel DestinationsPhinda Mountain Lodge

Located on the crest of a mountain, a room with a view isn’t just an option at Mountain Lodge – it’s an absolute guarantee.

 

 

 

Accommodation: 25 suites with private verandas
Game activities: Open vehicle day and night game drives, nature walks, river cruise, canoeing on the Mzinene River
Facilities: Swimming pool, boma
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The Homestead Villa – Phinda Game Reserve

Ubombo Mountains to the west and the Indian Ocean to the east, Phinda Game Reserve is situated in Zululand, with an extraordinary range of ecosystems and wildlife.  Seven distinct ecosystems are to be found and one of the continent’s boldest reintroduction programs, elephant, white rhino, lion and cheetah have been resettled at Phinda where they now roam alongside leopard, nyala, giraffe and a host of other antelope.

The Homestead at Phinda | Luxury Travel DestinationsThe Homestead at Phinda

Savour the luxury of Africa’s wide open spaces with the sky and savanna theme of The Homestead. With breathtakingly stylish and sophisticated surrounds, The Homestead provides the ideal venue to reconnect with friends and family.

 

 

Accommodation: 4 Suite Villa – sole use of lodge
Game activities: Open vehicle day and night game drives, nature walks, river cruise, canoeing on the Mzinene River
Facilities: Rim flow pool
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Rock/Vlei – Phinda Game Reserve

Ubombo Mountains to the west and the Indian Ocean to the east, Phinda Game Reserve is situated in Zululand, with an extraordinary range of ecosystems and wildlife.  Seven distinct ecosystems are to be found and one of the continent’s boldest reintroduction programs, elephant, white rhino, lion and cheetah have been resettled at Phinda where they now roam alongside leopard, nyala, giraffe and a host of other antelope.

Rock Lodge | Luxury Travel DestinationsRock Lodge

Clinging to a cliff face, Rock lodge is a Mexican hacienda in Africa. Carved into the rocky hillside and suspended over the valley below, the cliff-top suites provide an intimate, cozy space in a dramatic setting with an eagle’s eye view of the reserve.

 

 

Accommodation: 6 suites
Game activities: Open vehicle day and night game drives, nature walks, river cruise, canoeing on the Mzinene River
Facilities: Private plunge pools
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Vlei Lodge | Luxury Travel DestinationsVlei Lodge

Set on the edge of the forest and overlooking an open meadow (or vlei), complete with watering hole, this wildlife playground brings your game encounters up close and personal.  With each of the suites carefully positioned for a prime view of the animals coming out to drink, the game viewing never stops!

 

 

Accommodation: 6 stilted glass and thatch suites
Game activities: Open vehicle day and night game drives, nature walks, river cruise, canoeing on the Mzinene River
Facilities: Private plunge pools
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Zuka Lodge Villa – Phinda Game Reserve

Ubombo Mountains to the west and the Indian Ocean to the east, Phinda Game Reserve is situated in Zululand, with an extraordinary range of ecosystems and wildlife.  Seven distinct ecosystems are to be found and one of the continent’s boldest reintroduction programs, elephant, white rhino, lion and cheetah have been resettled at Phinda where they now roam alongside leopard, nyala, giraffe and a host of other antelope.

Zuka Lodge | Luxury Travel DestinationsZuka Lodge

Your own private holiday home in Africa! With a team of welcoming staff completely at your disposal, feel free to create your own African experience. Remarkable sole-use safari villa includes private ranger/host, tracker, butler, chef and exclusive use of an open 4×4 safari vehicle.

 

 

Accommodation: Villa:  4 bush cottages – sole use of lodge
Game activities: Open vehicle day and night game drives, nature walks, river cruise, canoeing on the Mzinene River
Facilities: Swimming pool
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