About Birds of Paradise B&B
The town of Eshowe is one and a half hour drive North of Durban (which has an international airport). The city on a hill has a mild sub tropical climate making it an ideal year round holiday destination. This is a perfect stop over for travelers and business men alike.
Birds of Paradise enjoys the quiet surroundings of a magnificent park like garden adjoining the indigenous Dhlinza Forest. More than 35 species of Birds have been sighted in our garden. The Dhlinza forest spreads for 250 hectares and divides the town of Eshowe. There are magnificent walks in the Dhlinza and Entumeni forests.
Experience the unique Aerial Boardwalk in the Dhlinza Forest. Walk 125m along a wooden walk way 10m high, in the forest canopy, then climb to the 20m high observation platform with panoramic views overlooking magnificent forest giants.
This up market guest house, offers a private, secluded environment with a relaxed atmosphere.
The rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated and are separate from the main house, each have there own entrance. There are 8 comfortable rooms and 2 self-catering rooms, all non-smoking. You can be assured of quality accommodation with comfortable beds, fitted with fine percale linen, fluffy towels and luxury amenities in the bathrooms. All rooms are en suite, with well stocked tea trays, DSTV, and fans and heaters are available for your comfort.
Our property is securely fenced and walled with electric gates and there is plenty of secure off road parking. There are barbeque facilities, laundry facilities and baby sitting can be arranged. Our flood lit tennis court; trampoline and swimming pool are available for the young and energetic.
Breakfast and Dining
The private dinning room offers a great continental breakfast, with muffins, fruit and a selection of yogurts, and a full English breakfast. Dinners by prior arrangement. There is a deck off the dining room where you can relax and have a cup of tea or coffee.
Attractions in and around Eshowe
We are 800m from the Dhlinza Aerial board walk with its 20m high tower overlooking the canopy of trees. Within 5kms of sporting facilities like, bowls, squash, canoeing, fishing, gym, 18 hole golf course.
Eshowe is steeped in history with the Norwegian missionary museum - dating back to the mid 19th centuary, Fort Nongquayi. And the Vukani basket museum, well known for its selection of baskets. Shops, banks and post office are close by. There are restaurants and many take aways in the town.
Eshowe is on the Zululand birding route, and we are 15min away from Shakaland and its traditional Zulu dancing and food. Lake Phobane is 20mins away and well known for its bass fishing.