In the 'hood, Berea as a destination

Planning a holiday in Durban is made that much easier with the range of available holiday accommodation in Berea. The Berea suburb of Durban lies perched on the crest of a ridge above the city, an exclusive residential suburb, littered with an eclectic mix of architectural styles that include large Victorian, Edwardian, art deco and modern homes that bring to mind the colonial days of yore, and ... cont.

630 Stephen Dlamini Road (formerly Essenwood Road), Berea, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Essenwood House

From North Coast and King Shaka Airport
Drive towards Durban on N2. At Exit 165 take Durban off ramp on left to N3 head for Durban City. Exit 3 on left hand bend sign reads: Berea, Ridge Road. Cross at traffic lights about 150m after glide off. Cross Ridge Road, carry on down hill parallel to N3 to next set of lights. Turn left into Stephen Dlamini Road (formerly named Essenwood Road), 2.5kms on right is 630 Essenwood House. Turn in, ring bell, gates open. Drive down to house.

From S.Coast
On N2 glide off towards Durban City on N3. Follow directions above.

From Pietermaritzburg
On N3 glide off at Exit 3 (as above). From Umthlanga head towards Durban, turn right at first set of lights after passing new soccer stadium onto Sandile Thusi Road (formerly Argyle Road) 2.5kms up hill turn left into Stephen Dlamini Road. 120m on left is No 630. Drive in.

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  • Airport (25 km)


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