Anchor's Rest Guest House  Verified Listing

  • Welcome to Anchor's Rest Guest House in Umhlanga Rocks, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Welcome to Anchor's Rest Guest House
  • POOL AREA
    POOL AREA
  • ENTRANCE TO ANCHORS REST RECEPTION
    ENTRANCE TO ANCHORS REST RECEPTION
  • RECEPTION
    RECEPTION
  • BREAKFAST ROOM
    BREAKFAST ROOM
  • ANCHORS REST BAR
    ANCHORS REST BAR
  • GIN AND TONIC AT THE BAR
    GIN AND TONIC AT THE BAR
  • The Yellowwood Room- Large luxuriously appointed garden room with king size bed & en-suite bathroom (HONEYMOON PACKAGE AVAILABLE FOR THIS ROOM)
    The Yellowwood Room- Large luxuriously appointed garden room with king size bed & en-suite bathroom (HONEYMOON PACKAGE AVAILABLE FOR THIS ROOM)
  • The Yellowwood  room lounge
    The Yellowwood room lounge
  • The Yellowwood  room- opens onto a private patio, complete with sun loungers and barbecue.
    The Yellowwood room- opens onto a private patio, complete with sun loungers and barbecue.
  • Strelitzia Room- Large, luxuriously appointed room with king size bed, modern en-suite bathroom, lounge area & kitchenette
    Strelitzia Room- Large, luxuriously appointed room with king size bed, modern en-suite bathroom, lounge area & kitchenette
  • Strelitzia Room
    Strelitzia Room
  • Strelitzia Room- large en-suite bathroom
    Strelitzia Room- large en-suite bathroom
  • Strelitzia Room- opens onto a large sunny patio, complete with sun loungers, barbecue and electric sun awning. This room is adjacent to the pool deck and faces towards the sea.
    Strelitzia Room- opens onto a large sunny patio, complete with sun loungers, barbecue and electric sun awning. This room is adjacent to the pool deck and faces towards the sea.
  • PATIO OF CHEETAH SUITE
    PATIO OF CHEETAH SUITE
  • Cheetah Room- The room opens onto a large private patio complete with sun loungers, barbecue and outside entertainment area.
    Cheetah Room- The room opens onto a large private patio complete with sun loungers, barbecue and outside entertainment area.
  • CHEETAH SELF CATERING SUITE- The second of our luxuriously appointed garden rooms with king size bed, modern en-suite bathroom and lounge area.
    CHEETAH SELF CATERING SUITE- The second of our luxuriously appointed garden rooms with king size bed, modern en-suite bathroom and lounge area.
  • CHEETAH SELF-CATERING- well fitted kitchenette with excellent self-catering facilities makes this very private room ideal for those guests who want to relax in a beautiful garden area.
    CHEETAH SELF-CATERING- well fitted kitchenette with excellent self-catering facilities makes this very private room ideal for those guests who want to relax in a beautiful garden area.
  • The Coral (queen bed)room overlooks our sparkling swimming pool
    The Coral (queen bed)room overlooks our sparkling swimming pool
  • Coral room bathroom
    Coral room bathroom
  • Aloe Room- double size bed and crisp cotton percale linen which allows you to relax and unwind with a restful night’s sleep and also featuring a veranda
    Aloe Room- double size bed and crisp cotton percale linen which allows you to relax and unwind with a restful night’s sleep and also featuring a veranda
  • The Aloe room overlooks our sparkling swimming pool and has a very generous size modern en suite shower (no bath).
    The Aloe room overlooks our sparkling swimming pool and has a very generous size modern en suite shower (no bath).
  • JASMINE ROOM
    JASMINE ROOM
  • JASMINE ROOM
    JASMINE ROOM
  • JASMINE ROOM
    JASMINE ROOM
  • HAPPY GUESTS FROM OVERSEAS
    HAPPY GUESTS FROM OVERSEAS
  • ENTRANCE TO ANCHORS REST
    ENTRANCE TO ANCHORS REST
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TV
Fridge
Parking on Premises
Bar fridge
DSTV
Linen
WiFi
Ceiling fans
Kitchenette
Microwave
Internet access
Deck
Garden
Covid-19 H&S Certified
Dining Area
Dry cleaning service
Selected DSTV Channels
Swimming Pool
Safety Deposit Box
Hairdryer
Breakfast included
Fibre
Aircon
Laundry facilities
Bath towels
Cleaning service
Airport Transfers
No smoking
Patio
Braai/BBQ Area
Bar
Tea and coffee facilities
Because of its ideal climate, warm seas and safe swimming beaches, Umhlanga Rocks has always been a preferred holiday destination, drawing visitors both locally and from overseas.

Children over the age of 10 years are welcome.

Each large superior room has a private entrance and patio with barbeque facilities. The large superior rooms are air-conditioned with ceiling fans, en-suite bathrooms with shower and bath, TV with personal DSTV decoders, tea and coffee making facilities, a fridge, personal safe and hairdryer. Each of the large superior rooms has a private lounge that leads onto a secluded patio, lush tropical gardens or a sea-facing pool deck. These rooms have a well-appointed kitchenette, which allows for self-catering with ease.

Should you decide to go for the B&B option, you can choose between a hearty continental breakfast or a full style English breakfast that is served with fresh fruit juices, steaming filter coffee and a selection of the finest teas.

After a busy day sightseeing or sun tanning on the beach, you can relax in tranquil surroundings, or unwind around the sparkling swimming pool and enjoy the balmy, tropical air.

In the evening, bar-b-que under the stars, dine al fresco on your patio or stroll into Umhlanga to enjoy a variety of cuisine at any number of good, quality restaurants.

Secure off-street parking is provided for guests, as well as laundry service at an additional cost.
In Room Facilities:
All rooms have the following facilities:
* En-suite bathroom
* Air conditioning plus a ceiling fan
* Heating for the occasional chilly evening in winter
* A flat-screen TV with a personal DSTV decoder
* Hospitality tray
* Personal safe
* Hairdryer
* Books and magazines
* Complimentary bathroom toiletries
* Irons and ironing boards in large, superior rooms
* Well-equipped kitchenettes in large, superior rooms

Area Information:
Visitors from around the world flock to the holiday resort town of Umhlanga to relax and have fun on one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.

Situated on the east coast of South Africa, just north of the vibrant port city of Durban on the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, Umhlanga has some of the best South African up-market accommodation. Umhlanga also has tour operators, a wealth of entertainment, shops, restaurants, nature trails and world-class shopping centres, all in a secure environment. The spectacular Gateway Theatre of Shopping Centre and Sibaya Casino are some of the key attractions, as well as up-market office parks and first world golf courses. The golden sandy beaches stretch northwards for more than 200 kilometres all the way to the spectacular Greater St Lucia Westland Park, a World Heritage Site.

Property Facilities:
* Swimming pool
* Honesty bar with large screen TV
* Free wireless internet
* Credit card facilities for Visa, MasterCard, Diners and American Express
* Secure off-street parking
* Airport transfers, car hire and private tours can be arranged to suit guests as we have an in-house tour guide

Attractions:
Ocean enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers will be in their element - surfing, deep-sea fishing, whale watching, dolphin viewing and kiteboarding are just some of the many activities available on this wonderful stretch of coastline.

For the serious golfers, there are many superb golf courses all within a 15-minute drive of Umhlanga.

Gateway Theatre of Shopping is one of Africa's largest super-regional retail destinations. Under one roof you will find: Ster Kinekor cinema, Cinema Nouveau, artificial waves, skateboard park, countless retail stores, Fantasy Forest which is a delight for children, a Science Park which is for the more serious minded children plus over 30 restaurants and more.

The Sibaya Casino and the Entertainment Kingdom combine elements inspired by traditional Zulu life with western technology.

The Umhlanga Lagoon Reserve Nature Trails offers guided nature walks where you can enjoy the beauty of the forest and a leisurely stroll along the beach back to the Breakers Resort.

The Umgeni River Bird Park with their newly opened African Aviary boasting over 100 African birds is just a 15-minute drive from Umhlanga.

Ocean2Air
KiteSurf/Standup Paddleboard - located on the beach in nearby La Lucia where you can learn to get into the fastest growing water sport in the world.

Hawaan Forest Trail Guided Nature Walks is situated over the M4 Freeway. This is a small remnant of a pristine dry coastal forest that is rich in biodiversity.

Umhlanga is also a paradise for the romantically inclined and many couples either get married here or spend their honeymoon in Umhlanga.

KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board offers show times with Shark dissections as well as a Curio Shop and a Shark Museum. For the more adventurous you can take an early morning boat trip to see the shark nets being cleared off Durban's Golden Mile, as well as watching schools of dolphins passing by and perhaps see an occasional whale.

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Property Type Bed and Breakfast, Guest House, Self Catering
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Cancellation Policy Moderate
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Reviews

Anonymous
16 December 2019
Awesome stay at a well established and most welcoming / accommodating venue- the staff go over and beyond to ensure their guests have a most pleasant stay- nothing is any trouble. Excellent location with safe and secure parking. Love the pool area!
Superb. 5 out of 5

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Umhlanga Rocks Reviews

Kubashnie Reddy
10 September 2019
The view, the venue, the sea and the atmosphere, not forgetting the hospitality.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Rejoice Mpofu
19 August 2019
The beach was very beautiful and the place was amazing.
The people are very hospitable as well and the food is to die for, I had a great time!!!
Superb. 5 out of 5
Anonymous
13 August 2019
The beach (obviously).
Plenty of restaurants and activities .
Clean area.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Joanne Pretorius
26 July 2019
A perfect place where you do not need a car, you can walk everywhere or take the little Tuk tuk taxis or uber. Loads of places to eat. Beautiful scenery and warm seas.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Simangaliso Vincent
11 March 2019
Nice place
Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Mbongeni Mabuza
22 August 2018
The beach, a rare whale sighting, great restaurants, a calming and relaxed holiday place.
Superb. 5 out of 5
suhesh amaidas
19 August 2018
Great nearby facilities.
Fabulous. 4 out of 5

Nearby Attractions & Landmarks

Gateway Theatre of Shopping, Beachwood Mangrove Nature Reserve, Umgeni River Bird Park