The beautiful Blue Flag beaches of Umhlanga are a three minute drive or a leisurely ten minute walk away.
Manaar House is ideally situated and is a five minute drive from Gateway (the largest shopping centre in the Southern Hemisphere), twenty minutes drive from Durban, the International Conference Centre (ICC) and uShaka Marine World.
Durban International Airport is a twenty minute drive from Umhlanga Rocks. The new Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Centre, offering live shows and trendy restaurants is a five minute drive away from Manaar House.
There are several fine restaurants in the village of Umhlanga or at Gateway Shopping Centre. A first world private hospital is situated in Umhlanga.
Several world class golf courses including Mount Edgecombe, Zimbali, Durban Country Club, Royal Durban or Windsor are in the immediate vicinity.
From the N2:
Take the M41 off ramp (Exit 181: Umhlanga / Mount Edgecome / Phoenix North ).
Travelling from the South / City, turn right (over the freeway). Travelling from the North / King Shaka International Airport, turn left at the off-ramp.
Continue for about 1 km, passing Gateway Shopping Centre on your left. After passing under the Millenium Bridge, take the M12 (Umhlanga Rocks Drive) off ramp and continue north passing McDonalds & Umhlanga Hospital on your left. At the next traffic circle take Herwood Drive.
Continue past the Sharks Board for about 2 km. Turn right into Campbell Drive & continue down the road until you see Atholton Primary School on your right. Turn right into Kingston Drive and then take the first turn left into Manaar Road - Number 16.
From the M4:
Continue northbound, passing the Umhlanga off-ramp. About 50 meters further on, take the Portland Drive off-ramp and turn left into PORTLAND DRIVE. The road dog legs and becomes Campbell Drive.
Go up Campbell Drive and take the first turn left into Kingston Drive. Take the first turn left into Manaar Road - Number 16