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Akanan Guest House is a stylish guest house in La Lucia, flanked by the Indian Ocean with Durban City and sports stadiums on the south and Gateway, Umhlanga and the airport on the north. We are very easy to find just off the M4 freeway between Durban and Umhlanga Rocks.

The owners will be your hosts for the duration of your stay and be assured of our best service and warm hospitality at all times.

It is a dream destination for leisure travellers, business people and sport lovers, located in the La Lucia / Glenashley area.

Business people: We are 10 km from Durban City Centre, 2km from La Lucia Ridge and 4 km from Umhlanga Village.

Leisure traveller: The neighbouring suburbs are popular tourist attractions. With the following place within a 10km radius away from us: UShaka Marine World; Sharks Board; Gateway; Durban Golden Mile; Botanical Gardens; Japanese Gardens; Umgeni Bird Park. Umhlanga Rocks main beach is 4 kilometres away La Lucia beachis walking distance from the guest house.

Sport lovers: We are 5 km away from the ABSA Rugby Stadium, new soccer stadium, Kings Park Swimming Stadium and Kings Park Athletic stadium. Golf lovers we are between 2 and 10 km away from various golf ranges like: Mount Edgecombe Club, Beachwood Course, Royal Durban Golf Club, Durban Golf Club, Durban Country Club.

The house offers 4 luxury rooms and 1 self-catering unit.

The rooms and the self-catering unit have expected luxuries and amenities. Each of these is tastefully decorated. An air-conditioner, ceiling fan, Commercial DSTV channels, complimentary coffee and tea station, microwave oven, limited cutlery and crockery, bar fridge, hair dryer and safe is is standard in each room.

The one self-catering unit offers a fully equipped kitchen.

Room 1: It is an en-suite room with a shower and a queen size bed.

Room 2: It is an en-suite room with a full bathroom and a king size and a bed.
The room is spacious with two comfortable chairs to relax.

Room 3: It is an en-suite room with a shower. It has a queen size bed but 2 twin beds can be fitted instead of the queen size bed

Room 4: A Self Catering Unit which consists of one shower en-suite room fitted with a king size and 2 single beds in the one room. The kitchen is fully equipped.

Room 5: A full bathroom en-suit room fitted with a king size bed. The room is spacious with two comfortable chairs. A balcony overlooking the sea is available; with a table and chairs where you can enjoy a sundowner.


The house also offers and entertainment area with a bar with pool table and board games. A comfortable lounge to relax in is available. A swimming pool is available on the premises to cool down from the hot summer sun. A swimming pool is available on the the premises to cool down from the hot summer sun.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation fees and Policies
Should you cancel your reservation within 2 working days / 2 days (during weekend) prior to arrival
You will be responsible to pay the full accommodation bill or if the booking is for longer than 1 day you are responsible for payment of 2 days accommodation.

Other Cancellations
You will forfeit a percentage of your deposit as follow:
• 3-7 days prior to arrival 100% of deposit.
• 8-14 days prior to arrival 75% of deposit.
• 15-21 days prior to arrival 50% of deposit.
• 22-28 days prior to arrival 25% of deposit.

Non Arrival. In failing to arrive after a confirmed booking has been made you will be responsible to settle the full accommodation bill as according to confirmed booking agreement.

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Parking (off-street - open)
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Swimming Pool

Rooms and Units Available:

Self-Catering Unit
It consists of 1 shower en-suite room, fitted with a king size and 1 single bed. 3 Comfortable chairs are in the room. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you may need.
Sleeps 2 Adults and 1 child

The Classic Room
The shower en-suite room is fitted with a queen size bed. The room is partly named because the setting it gives you a warm and cosy feeling it is a relatively small room. It is on the ground floor.
Sleeps 2 Adults

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  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse and Self-Catering