Crocodile Nest Bed and Breakfast is located on a citrus-exporting farm which lies alongside the N4 just outside Nelspruit (Mbombela). The farm offers a variety of accommodation options, from inexpensive 2-person Sleeper Cabins to self-cater family units for 4 persons situated in the lovely tropical garden in the Lowveld.
Breakfasts are available by prior arrangement. Swimming pool, large garden and cycling and running possibilities on the farm. The homestead is securely electric-fenced with plenty of parking space available.
Mbombela, (formerly known as Nelspruit) the capital of the Mpumalanga province, is a vibrant, sub-tropical city that combines a rich history with scores of wildlife and nature adventure activities and attractions. This dynamic city is not only the gateway to Kruger National Park, but also home to superb botanical gardens, and great shopping. Close to the Mankele Mountain bike facility, Jane Goodall Chimp Eden,
In Room Facilities:
Standard rooms have a small fridge, microwave, tea/coffee station and local television and ensuite showers. There is an overhead fan for those warmer summer nights.
Sleeper cabins are basically twin beds with ensuite bathrooms, fans and verandas. The four Sleeper cabins share a communal kitchen and lounge cabin, with a large braai facility close by.
Mbombela Stadium - one of the stadia built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa - is situated approximately seven kilometers from the city centre (just 5km from Crocodile Nest) and 18 kilometers from the nearby Kruger-Mpumalanga Airport.
Sudwala Caves and the challenging Mankele Mountain Bike Circuit.
Nelspruit boasts excellent medical facilities, good shopping as well as many good restaurants.
The beautiful Botanical Gardens feature a complete collection of Baobab species, the world-famous Cycad collection comprising all 36 Southern African cycad species, and an African Rain Forest.
The Mozambique Capital, Maputo, is only two hours drive from Nelspruit.