Crooked Tree cottage is a lovely Bed and Breakfast Establishment set in the heart of Umhlanga Durban, Kwazulu Natal, one of the premier holiday accommodation/tourist hotspots in South Africa! It is literally a stones throw away from Umhlanga Village with its Blue Flag Status 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 office park 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.

The accommodation consists of a 3-roomed cottage and 3 Studio suites, both of which are let as B&B accommodation most of the year. The cottage can accommodate 6-7 guests and the studio units can accommodate 2 adults per suite. Room 4 can accommodate a family with 2 small children.

The 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: Double bed, en suite shower, sea facing. Room 3: Double bed, en suite shower over bath, private entrance.

Room facilities:

Air conditioner Tea/coffee stations Hairdryers TV DStv DVD Player Wireless Internet access

Room 4, 5, 6
The elegantly decorated Studio suites are separate from the cottage and have their own entrances. Each has a well-equipped kitchen and en suite shower, Room 4 has a shower over bath. Each suite has a king size bed that can be split to 2 singles. Each unit opens onto a balcony with views over the swimming pool and lovely sea views.


  • Air conditioner
  • Tea/coffee station
  • Hairdryers
  • TV
  • DStv
  • DVD Player
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • 2-plate stove
  • Barbecue available on request

For those of you who book on a bed and breakfast basis, Full English or Continental 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!

Crooked Tree is close to two main road links, the N2 and the M4, which gives access to anywhere in Kwazulu Natal.

There are plenty of touristy activities for those wishing to see the sights, and it is also close to Durban town centre, and the Durban ICC for those Business people here for a more serious purpose. Just some of the activities are:

  • The beaches
  • The ICC
  • Dolphin viewing
  • Safaris
  • Deep sea diving
  • Boat Cruises
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Shark Net tours
  • Snorkeling
  • Botanic Gardens
  • Micro lighting
  • Museums
  • Helicopter tours
  • Umgeni Bird Park
  • Paragliding
  • Crocodile nature Reserves
  • A1 Grand Prix
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sun Coast Casino
  • Hiking & Cycling
  • Sibaya Casino
  • Surfing
  • Zulu Cultural villages
  • Gateway Theatre of shopping
  • Battlefields
  • Quad biking
  • Ushaka Marine world aquarium
  • Adventure tours

Whatever your reason, Crooked Tree Cottage is the place to stay. So come, enjoy our hospitality and our gorgeous sub tropical climate.              

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • National Accommodation Association
  • airport (less than 15km)
  • boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • kitchenette only
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • lock-up safe
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • movies / cinema (less than 5km)
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • serviced
  • tea / coffee making facilities