Welcome to Ocean Park Guest House
. Luxury accommodation in Umkomaas (“River of Whales”), a coastal town in Kwazulu Natal. This colonial style house was built in 1890 and recently refurbished to its current glory. Decorated in classic style and surrounded by stunning spacious gardens - we would love to host your peaceful getaway.
Only a 30 minute drive from Durban to reach the home of “Aliwal Shoal” one of the world`s top 10 dive sites. The guest house is located within walking distance of the shops, restaurants, beach and dive centres. There is also an excellent golf course which is highly regarded and considered quite challenging.
We have 9 rooms - each uniquely decorated in peaceful tones and top quality percale linen. Our luxury rooms are all located in the main house with entrances leading off the large wraparound veranda and pool area. Each has its own special qualities with sea views, private balconies, and garden atmospheres.
There is a 6 hole putting green, a stunning entertainment area with a bar, lapa, braai (barbeque) facilities and a large swimming pool for relaxing and unwinding. Meals are served in a lovely dining and lounge area with a stone fire place, outside on the balcony or around the pool if you prefer. Delicious home cooked dinners and light lunches on request.
The property is fully secure with electric fencing, alarm system linked to an armed response company and a 24 hour security guard. Each room has its own key alarm, is air-conditioned and has DSTV / Satellite TV, wireless internet, hospitality trays, mini-bar and a safe.
Accommodation at Ocean Park Guest House:
A large luxury corner room in the main house leading off the balcony and overlooking the sea. Decorated in pale blues with twin 3/4 beds and sleeper couch suitable for children. Bathroom with shower en-suite.
A luxury room located in the main house leading off the balcony and overlooking the sea. Queen bed and sleeper couch suitable for children. Bathroom with large shower en suite.
Luxury room in the main house overlooking the garden – wake up to the sounds of birds chattering. Decorated in cool greens, queen size bed & sleeper couch suitable for children. Bathroom with shower en-suite.
Beautiful poolside room decorated in peaceful orange tones. Queen size bed and large bathroom with shower en suite.
Quiet luxury room with a private balcony overlooking the putting green. Twin 3/4 beds with a sleeper couch suitable for children. Bathroom with shower en suite.
Standard room located outside the main. Elegantly decorated in oranges and golds with a double bed and bathroom with shower en suite.
Standard room located outside the main. Decorated in green, gold and oranges with a double bed and bathroom with shower en suite.
Standard room located outside the main. Decorated in burgundies and greens with a double bed and bathroom with shower en suite.
Facilities & Services:
- Children under 12 years
- Honeymoon Couples
- Pets only by Arrangement
- Babysitting Service
- Laundry Service
- Ironing Service
- Special Meals on Request
- Self-Braai / Barbecue
- Dining room
- Bar on the Premises
- Internet Access
- Fax & Photocopy Machine
- Fireplace on the Premises
- Parking (off-street - open)
- Parking (off-street - covered)
- Other Language
- Mini Golf
- Hiking / Walking Trails
- Communal Television
- Swimming Pool
- Communal Satellite TV
- DVD and/or VCR
Ocean Park Guest House Activities: Attractions:
Umkomaas is famous for the internationally renowned Aliwal Shoal, a fossilised sand dune of sponges and corals which is home to the Ragged Tooth Shark, Tiger Sharks, Whale Sharks and the wrecks of the “Nebo” and “Produce”. There are various dive operators in Umkomaas and dive courses, shark dives and speciality dives can be arranged to suit your needs.
The "Hope Shop" is in the heart of Umkomaas and is very popular with locals and tourists alike. This gem of a shop offers exciting and unusual shopping with a magical mixture of funky clothing, jewellery, local handcrafted gifts, African curios, art & drums and decor – an absolute must and well worth a visit!
Umkomaas golf course is an 18 hole course which is heavily wooded and bunkered and is well regarded to test players whilst providing stunning sea views.
Between the rolling green hills and sparkling ocean you will find 'Croc World', Scottburgh’s beautiful swimming beach, craft shops and markets, world class surfing breaks, nature reserves and deep sea fishing from Rocky Bay. Various tours to game farms, Ushaka Marine World, Durban city as well as many other exciting trips can be arranged with pleasure.
-Ushaka Marine World 40kms
-Durban Harbour Boat Cruises/Tour 35km
-Tala Game Reserve 60kms
-Pavillion shopping centre 45kms
-Oribi Gorge and Pure Venom Tours
-Valley of a 1000 Hills (Zulu Cultural village) 70km
-Durban City Tours
-Sani Pass/Lesutho Tours
-Drakensburg/Rock Art Tours
-Hluhluwe Game Reserve Tour
-Pietermaritzburg City and Butterfly Centre Tour
-St Lucia Wetlands Tour
-Botswana Hippo/Croc Dive Packages
-Mountain Bike Tours
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Ocean Park Guest House Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 2
Very nice guesthouse, especially the large appartement. Nice staff and hosts, a place to enjoy our holiday. Thanks!
Rating: Reviewed by Martin Mueller over a year ago
We had a wonderful time at the Guest house and the reception was excellent. Beautiful rooms also.
Rating: Reviewed by Stephen Kutumela over a year ago
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