About Umbrella Tree House
Umbrella Tree House is a lovely self-contained B&B in the suburbs of Umhlanga. We offer guests a clean, comfortable and relaxed stay in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks.
Umbrella Tree House is a 3-bedroom cottage completely separate from the main residence with its own entrance. A lovely wooden deck beneath the umbrella trees leads to a lounge and dining room which is for the exclusive use of the guests.
The fresh and airy bedrooms all have sliding doors leading onto the balcony where guests can look out over the Indian Ocean. We are perfectly situated for all visitors be they business people or holidaymakers. With great sea views this is the perfect spot to unwind at the end of the day.
We have a total of 3 bedrooms sleeping 6 people. There are 2 bedrooms with double beds and 1 bedroom has 2 single beds which can be converted to a king-size bed. All bedrooms are en-suite and air-conditioned with sea views, ceiling fans and TVs. The bedrooms all open onto a balcony where guests can sit and sip a glass of wine or a cup of tea and enjoy the sunrise or the moonrise over the sea.
We serve a delicious breakfast of fresh fruit, yoghurt, cereal, fruit juice, jams and an assortment of breads, as well as a full English breakfast. Tea and coffee is available all day - just help yourself.
We offer a self-catering option whereby guests can rent the whole cottage for a daily rate. The cottage is fully equipped with its own kitchen. The cottage sleeps a total of 6 people.
We are about 2km from the Umhlanga Ridge business centre, about 20 minutes from Durban city centre, the ICC (International Convention Centre) and the Durban Exhibition Centre, about 10 minutes from Virginia airport, 35 minutes from Durban International Airport.
Great central location close to Umhlanga village and beaches, Gateway shopping centre, the M4 and N2, Durban City and beaches
Clean, comfortable accommodation
Lovely sea views of the Indian Ocean
Wireless internet hotspot
DSTV satellite television
Tea-coffee making facilities
Bed and breakfast or self-catering (for 6 people only)
ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES
Suntan, swim, bodyboard, surf, snorkelling, dolphin and whale viewing, deep-sea fishing.
Sharks & Crocs:
The Sharks Board offers fascinating presentations and displays all to do with sharks, while you can get to see crocs up close at Croc Valley.
uShaka Marine World:
The world-class aquarium and water-world is worth every penny. Stunning aquarium set in an old wreck, while the water-slides are great for all ages. Lovely little shopping area and restaurants alongside, with a real African feel.
Gateway Theatre of Shopping:
Shop till you drop, eat till you pop, climb the indoor rock, surf the double standing wave, play games, watch movies, visit the MTN sciencentre, IMAX movie theatre.
Watch the rugby at ABSA stadium, the cricket at Kingsmead, play golf at Mount Edgecombe, Umhlali, and Zimbali to name a few, go horse-riding, run Comrades Marathon.
Arts & Culture:
Listen to the KZN Philharmonic at the Lake, watch the latest show at the Barnyard, take in the Zulu cultural show at Phezulu.
Go microlighting over the sugar cane and beaches, go canopy touring the Karkloof gorge, go boardwalking in the Eshowe forests, try kite-boarding.
Walk through the Hawaan reserve or take a drive up to the Kloof gorge, visit the Durban Botanical Garden.
Do the battlefield tours, fascinating glimpse into our history.
Amazing bird life in our garden including woodpeckers, parakeets and many more, Umgeni bird park 15 minutes away.
Witness one of natures spectacular events when the sardines come up from the Cape in their millions - its a feeding frenzy.