The peaceful suburb of Umtentweni is ideally situated only 2 km from Port Shepstone and 10 km from Shelly Shopping Centre and 17 kms from Margate, the South Coast's   premier resort, and an hour's drive from Durban. There are several restaurants close by and the village of Umtentweni also has a post office, petrol station, Spar and other shops.
It is a five minute drive on quiet roads to the excellent, safe Umtentweni beach and further safe, beautiful beaches are all within 10 minutes

Birdhaven can comfortably host four adults. A sleeper couch in the lounge or an addition of a single bed in the main bedroom can accommodate two young children.

It is secure behind large walls and electronic gates  with plenty of parking space for cars and trailers.

Set in a beautiful large garden to which visitors have full access to pool, patios and garden nooks and crannies. There is prolific birdlife attracted by the bird baths and bird tables. 
A wooden deck under shade runs the length of the flat overlooking the gardens and pool. There are comfortable relaxing garden chairs and dining table and  chairs for al fresco dining. The garden and pool area are floodlit at night. There is also another patio accessed from the lounge through sliding doors with seating and charcoal braais. 
A pool net is available and can be fitted on request.
Our four well behaved dogs are kept to a restricted area when the flat is occupied.


The garden flat is private, well appointed and spacious with shower room, dressing room, large bedroom, separate extremely well equipped kitchen, large dining room/ lounge with study area.
Second twin bedded bedroom with own access, deck, tea/coffee facilties is just 5 metres away

The kitchen has a stove, microwave, fridge/freezer, electric frying pan, steamer, and all kitchen accessories, crockery, cutlery. It is very well equipped.

Lounge/ Dining Area/ Study Area
The lounge is very comfortable with sleeper couch, easy chairs, coffee table. There is a TV with FULL DSTV, DVD player and DVDs. Book cases for holiday reading.
The sleeper couch is very comfortable for children.
The dining/ study area has a table and chairs. There is a large built in unit which can be used as a serving area for the dining room or with its good light and use of reading lamps serves as a perfect area for laptops / tablets etc.  

Main Bedroom And Shower Room
The large bedroom has a queen size bed, and sitting area with comfortable chairs and coffee table. There is also a vanity table next to a large mirror and power point. The   shower room with toilet, wash basin unit and shower, is accessed through a dressing area with wardrobes. All linen is supplied.
A single bed can be put into this bedroom for a young child.

Second Bedroom
The second bedroom is just 5 metres from the main flat and accessed by steps to it own private deck overlooking the garden.  This separate bedroom gives total privacy when two couples visit Birdhaven but is still very close to the main flat when occupied by older children. It has two single beds a wardrobe unit and an  en suite shower room.
There is a kettle and tea/coffee facilities.

From Durban:
Travel south on N2 towards Port Shepstone. Take Exit 51 signed St Faiths/Port Shepstone North. Turn left onto Rethman Drive. Continue on Rethman Drive. Turn right into Stapleton Road. Turn right into Russell Mellick Road, No 31 is on the left hand side.
From Port Shepstone:
Travel north on R102 over Umzimkulu River Bridge. Turn left at first Robots into Abingdon Road. Take the immediate left into Link Road. Turn left into Stapleton. Turn left into Russell Mellick. 31 is on left hand side.