Bed & Breakfast


We pride ourselves at Sylvan Grove on offering many convenient amenities and services which include an efficient laundry service, braai (barbeque) facilities, fax and photocopying, free WiFi throughout the guest house, off-street parking and arranging of tours.

Tours can be arranged to the famous Zululand Game Reserve with the Big Five, Hluhluwe Game Reserve, and the St Lucia Wetlands World Heritage Site. We can also organise excursions to a crocodile farm, a Zulu culture tour to either PheZulu or Shakaland to meet a Sangoma (Traditional Healer), or the Natal Midlands and the Drakensberg World Heritage Sites.

A Durban City Tour including the Victoria Street Oriental Indian Market, Township Tours and the Sharks Board to watch a Shark Dissection can also be arranged.

Our coast is renowned for its numerous and scenic golf courses, so bring your clubs, or hire them, and take full advantage of what this wonderful area has to offer.

For out-of-the-way activities, we can arrange sailing trips, whale and dolphin viewing and scuba diving.

Guests take comfort in the knowledge that we also organise transfers to and from King Shaka International Airport, Durban CBD, and the International Conference Centre (ICC).


Sylvan Grove is situated 15 minutes north of the Durban CBD and International Convention Centre (ICC), 15 minutes’ drive from King Shaka International Airport and about two minutes’ drive from the Gateway Shopping and Entertainment Centre. It boasts easy access to the Umhlanga and La Lucia Business Parks, and one can enjoy a delicious meal or evening drink at the many wonderful bars and restaurants in Umhlanga Village which is less than 5 minutes’ drive/Uber. For those seeking activities of leisure and excitement, the incredible Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom is just a stone’s throw away. Further south one will find Durban’s top entertainment destination, Suncoast Casino, as well as the awe-inspiring uShaka Marine World.

Umhlanga and Durban has a warm sub-tropical climate for most of the year, and has a vast array of activities on offer to travellers, sports enthusiasts and business people. Golf, tennis, bowls, gym and health clubs, horse riding, nature walks, deep sea fishing, scuba diving and microlight flying are all activities which are located close to Sylvan Grove.

Please send us an enquiry and we will be happy to provide more info!