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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 3 rooms, 2 units are full self catering units

All units / rooms 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.

Luxury Room / Self-Catering : It is an en-suite room with a full bathroom and a king size bed.  The unit is spacious with a full kitchen and a lounge area.

Cozy Room: It is an en-suite room with a shower. It has a queen size bed.  The room is only 28 sqm and is therefore called after it’s setting.

A Self Catering Unit which consists of one shower en-suite room fitted with a king size.  This unit is loose standing. The kitchen is fully equipped.


A swimming pool is available on the the premises to cool down from the hot summer sun.

Rooms and Units Available:

Autocreated, please rename and configure details -- Family Room

It is a spacious (58 sq m.) room with a bath and shower, modern and tastefully decorated royal blue colours that harmonise with its unique setting. The room has a king size bed. The unit is equipped with a full kitchen and a couch to relax.

Autocreated, please rename and configure details -- Self-Catering Unit

The non-smoking unit consists of one large shower en-suite room fitted with a king size bed it is 90 sq m.  The unit is loose standing with a patio and a full kitchen with everything you might need.  3 Lounge chairs are the lounge area of the room. 

Cozy 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

Cozy Room -- Autocreated, please rename and configure details
It is a shower en-suite room. It has a queen size bed. This room is partly named because the setting will make you feel warm and cosy (28 sq m.). The first impression you will get is of a safe and warm environment. It is on the ground floor.
Sleeps 2 Adults

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

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.

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  • Sleeps: 6
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM