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Modern yet warm, geared towards discerning travelers looking for tranquility, attentive service and outstanding ocean views, Ocean Vista Boutique Guest House offers an authentic ambience and a sense of closeness to the ocean, with a friendly team on hand and dedicated to making every guests’ stay very enjoyable. A wholesome al fresco breakfast in our setting (included in the rate) makes every visit a memorable one.

Ocean Vista Boutique Guest House boasts 7 elegant ocean-view bedrooms, Ocean View Lounge, an outdoor pool, secure off-street parking, card facility, fibre WiFi, flowing indoor/outdoor living and a magnificent roof-top deck, all yours to enjoy sweeping views of the Indian Ocean and Durban’s 320 days of sunshine, any time you wish.

There will likely be a few Vervet monkeys playing in the garden or entertaining us at breakfast, they are naughty neighbours and visitors but a dear reminder we are in Durban and on the east coast of South Africa.

Attention to detail, thoughtful extras and personal touches and services are provided for the enjoyment of all guests. Business travellers can count on WiFi staying on during load shedding. Couples celebrating special occasions can count on our multi-talented ladies to interpret their wishes with respect and care and arrange for a bespoke, romantic moments.

We look forward to welcoming you to Ocean Vista.

Please note: No family rooms and regrettably not wheelchair friendly.

Area Info:

Ocean Vista is just 5 min by car from the Umhlanga promenade and the vibrant Umhlanga Village and our location offers an easy access to 3 main roads, connecting you to the airport, golf courses, stadiums, ICC, beach front attractions, best shopping malls and new business hubs, on La Lucia and Umhlanga Ridge. Our neighborhood is safe and suitable for walking and jogging.


The nearest beach is 950m away.  Virgin Active La Lucia @1,2km . 

La Lucia Mall @1km. Upmarket Oceans Mall Umhlanga and Rockets Beach Club Umhlanga @2,5km down the road.       

The Beachwood golf course and Virginia Airport are within five minutes drive.

Health and Climate:

Ocean Vista Boutique Guest House adheres to standards and protocols as per the Tourism Grading Council Guidelines, in order to keep our guests and environment safe.

Rooms and Units Available:

Spotlessly clean, elegant double rooms are equipped to high hospitality standards and located on two levels. Designed to make the most of our sea views, all except one have a balcony, adding a sense of location and extra space to enjoy amazing sunrises and balmy Durban evenings.

Each guest room has a large HD flat screen television with satellite channels, a desk with multiple plug points, lap top safe, individual air conditioning, mini bar, full length mirror, hairdryer, reading lamps and tea / coffee making facilities.  All rooms are carpeted and non smoking! Bathroom amenities are luxurious and generous, white linen is 100% cotton percale and our duvets and pillows anti allergenic.

Laundry and ironing is available on request, at small additional charge.  

Guest luggage can be stored, at no extra charge.



Room 2

Pleasantly light, it comprises of a bedroom decorated in neutral tones and a spacious ocean view bathroom with a bath. The extra length bed can be either twin or extra-large King. The room opens onto a private balcony, with comfortable chairs to sit back and enjoy fresh air, breath-taking ocean views and sounds of birds in the garden or atop nearby Milkwood trees.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Room 3

Contemporary styled ocean facing room for up to 2 guests, situated on the lower ground floor, with an open plan shower concept and a separate toilet for privacy. Decorated in elegant muted tones and appointed with all the quality fixtures and an extra length King Size bed, which can be converted to twins. A French door opens to a small 2m² deck offering beautiful garden and ocean views and a sense of closeness to the ocean.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Room 4

Much loved standard room with great ocean and pool views, situated on the lower ground floor, cocooned in the middle of the house. It is our smallest but to the same standards appointed room, opening onto a private 6 m² deck to enjoy ocean breeze and sound of the ocean. A large desk makes it a lovely room to work in and its bathroom (with a view) has a bath. The Extra- length King Size bed can be divided into twins.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Room 5

Elegant room with partial ocean views, tucked away on the N/E side on the lower ground floor, with its own 25 m² patio, to enjoy afternoon sunshine, balmy evenings and beautiful ocean views. A well considered, serene and spacious room, with an added convenience of a private entrance if needed and an easy access to the swimming pool deck.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Room 6

Luxury room situated on the ground floor with stunning ocean views, abundant natural light and a spacious luxury bathroom with a walk in shower. You will be sleeping in a luxuriously comfortable extra-length King Size bed fitted with 100% cotton percale bed linen; pull back the block out curtains and you would be waking up to amazing sunrises or admiring ships on the horizon at any time of day, from the comfort of your bed. The only room without a private balcony!

Sleeps 2 Adults

Room 7

Spacious ocean facing luxury room situated on the ground floor and comprising of a combined bedroom and sitting area and its own ocean view deck. Wonderfully roomy and light it is appointed with an extra-length queen bed, Nespresso coffee machine and a very large desk space, fitted with multiple plug points. The luxury en-suite bathroom has a shower only but a large mirror and ample counter space for you needs, making it a favourite room for ladies business travellers.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Suite 1 - Superior

Our best, luxuriously appointed room with amazing ocean views and a large private balcony. American shutters frame an extra length King Size bed (or alternatively twin beds) and swivel chairs are ideal to unwind in. Very spacious, beautiful bathroom has double wash basin, corner bath and a large shower. Tranquil and beautiful, it is a perfect room for honeymooners and discerning executive corporate travellers.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Dining room
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
Xhosa / Zulu
Other Language
Communal Satellite TV
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed
City Life

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations within 14 to 7 days before arrival will forfeit 50% of the deposit.
  • Cancellations 2-7 days before arrival date will forfeit 100% of the deposit. 
  • Cancellations received 1 day prior to arrival or on the arrival date will forfeit 100% of the cost of accommodation.         

NB:  Cancellation within one week of arrival date in peak season : full accommodation rate will be charged.

Terms and Conditions

-  50% of the total amount is required to confirm a booking.
-  Arrivals within 48 hours and one-night bookings: 100% payment will apply.
-  In case of a No show the total price of the booking will apply.
-  Deposit refunds are subject to a 5% administration fee.

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Children Policy

12 years and older, due to nature of the property.

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  • TGCSA Grading: Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading
  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast and Guesthouse
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 14
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:30 AM