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  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering and Bed and Breakfast
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If you are looking for Umhlanga Accommodation, Crooked Tree Cottage is a lovely Bed and Breakfast/Self Catering accommodation establishment set in the heart of Umhlanga Durban, Kwazulu Natal, a premier holiday accommodation/tourist hot spot in South Africa! It is a stones throw from Umhlanga Village with its gorgeous beaches. Gateway Theatre of shopping is a 2 min drive away and Durban CBD and ICC are about 15 minutes drive. Umhlanga New Town Centre and the La Lucia Ridge/Ridgeside office parks are on our doorstep. It is close to both the M4 and the N2 highways making access to Durban and the rest of KZN extremely efficient. This makes it an ideal accommodation venue for both Holidaymakers and Business people alike.

Crooked Tree Cottage is aptly named for the indigenous tree that drapes over the cottage as well as other parts of the garden. These trees are ideal for the humid subtropical climate of coastal Kwazulu Natal as they provide a restful cooling shade on our hot sunny summer days and lose their leaves in the winter making the view even more spectacular! The sea views from the balconies are magnificent and the bird life is amazing to watch. Vervet monkeys are almost daily visitors and the occasional Woolly Necked Storks can be spotted in the branches of the trees.

Accommodation at Crooked Tree Cottage:
The accommodation consists of a 3-roomed cottage and a Studio suite, both of which are let as B&B accommodation most of the year. They are both, however, ideally suited for those of you who prefer to holiday on a self-catering basis. The cottage can accommodate 6-7 guests and three studio unit can accommodate 1-2 guests.

For those of you who book on a bed and breakfast basis, Full English or Cold breakfasts are on offer. The food has been sourced from the best suppliers to ensure only the best quality of breakfasts. Fruit salads or platters are served with all breakfasts. Wake up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee every morning!

The 3 room Cottage is tastefully decorated and has a well-equipped kitchen and a spacious dining and lounge area opening onto a sea-facing balcony. There is a deck area with seating at the entrance to the cottage with barbecue facilities available on request.

Room 1: King size/ twin bed, en suite shower, sea facing.
Room 2: King size/ twin bed, en suite shower, sea facing.
Room 3: Double bed, en suite shower, private entrance.
Room facilities:
- Air conditioner
- Tea/coffee stations
- Hairdryers
- Television
- Wireless Internet access

Room 4,5,6:
The elegantly decorated Studio suites are separate from the cottage and eachhas its own entrance. They have small well-equipped kitchens and en suite shower. The main room has a king size that can be split to 2 singles. These units open onto a balcony with views over the swimming pool and out to sea.
Room Facilities:
- Air conditioner
- Tea/coffee station
- Hairdryers
- Television
- Wireless Internet access
- Fridge
- Microwave
- 2-plate stove
- Barbecue available on request


There are plenty of activities to choose from staring with the Blue Flag beaches a mere 10-minute walk from Crooked Tree Cottage.

- Gateway Theatre of Shopping
- Ushaka Marine World
- Golf
- Casinos
- Shark net tours
- Helicopter tours
- Midlands Meander
- Micro lighting
- Bat centre
- Museums
- Fishing
- Diving
- Restaurants
- Botanic gardens
- Hiking
- Surfing
- Kite boarding
- Dolphin viewing
- Paragliding
- Battlefield tours
- Victoria market
- Zulu Cultural Villages
- Harbour and ocean cruises
- Safaris
- Snorkelling
- Theatres
- Umgeni River bird park
- Cycling
- Quad biking
- Horse riding

Cancellation Policy:
Late cancellations (0-7 day’s prior to accommodation booking), or no shows forfeit 100% of the cost of accommodation bookings.
Facilities & Services available:
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Cots available
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Crooked Tree Cottage is a Self-Catering and Bed and Breakfast in Umhlanga KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

Directions from the Airport (N2)
-Take the Umhlanga offramp. Turn right.
-Take second offramp to Umhlanga Rocks Drive and turn left.
-Go through 2 traffic circles and follow the road to Royal Palm Avenue, turn right.
-At the water feature circle turn left, then first right into Pearl Drive.
-At the bottom of Pearl Drive you are facing Crooked Tree Cottage.
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Latest Reviews
We really enjoyed our stay and the cottage was extremely clean and well equipped. We will certainly book there again.
Katherine Maroulis Jan 2017
Liked everything, but could not connect to internet. Besides, everything was excellent.
Matt Churchill Jan 2010
Really enjoyed my stay.
Stephen Venter Mar 2009
Great view!
Isabella Fourie Oct 2008