Walk to the protected swimming beach in less than five minutes (400m) which is open clean and looking great, for a swim in the warm Indian Ocean, or let us organize dolphin boat rides which launch from a local beach, you can also watch dolphins from the beach and whales in season.

Each of our six elegant, clean and en-suite, air conditioned bedrooms have the best quality beds with cool cotton percale linen & private entrance onto a patio area with access to the sparkling pool. Each room is equipped with a mini bar, DStv (satellite), complimentary tea and coffee and complimentary quality toiletries. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail. Relax in the spacious living areas with comfy sofa's and lots of books.

We will also arrange airport transfers and drop off collection to and from local restaurants. Also perfect for business use with 24-hour internet access. Close enough to Durban and Umhlanga to be there in 30 to 40 minutes. Our breakfast starts at 7:00am so you won't have to rush.

Enjoy Golf? We are just minutes from some of South Africa's finest golf courses. Mount Edgecombe. We hope The Saffron House will be a place to remember long after your return home, and we hope you will recommend us to your friends and business colleagues.

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • Guest House Accommodation of South Africa
  • KwaZulu Natal Tourism Board Member
  • Member of TripAdvisor
  • National Accommodation Association
  • airport transfers
  • babysitting service
  • beach (less than 500m)
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • fireplace
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • tea / coffee making facilities


Take N2 North Coast Highway and leave at Salt Rock off ramp junction 214 sign posted to “Salt Rock Road”.
Follow road to Salt Rock for 2.2kms until you reach a left turn into Hugh Dent Drive.
Follow this for 0.7kms until you reach a left turn into Robbins Road.
Take this and The Saffron House is number 15 on the right hand side.