18 Stanley Grace Crescent
Umhlanga Rocks
KwaZulu Natal


Phone number
+27 (0)31 561 3286

Fax number
+27 (0)31 561 3015

Cell number
+27 (0)82 573 1474

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About Cathy's Place

Cathy’s Place B&B and Self-Catering offers affordable accommodation for business clientele, families and the holiday traveller. We are AA Highly Recommended with a 3 Star SA Tourism Grading.

We offer a family guesthouse and 4 garden cottages all equipped for self catering, or alternatively a double/twin en-suite. Facilities provided in all units are Air Conditioners, DSTV with selected channels, Wireless Internet Connectivity throughout the B&B, private braai areas and separate entrances.

A full sumptuous English breakfast is available at an additional cost of R70.00 per person, which is served next to the rock pool with the gentle flow of water over the waterfall. Breakfast is served between 07h30 and 08h30 but can be arranged earlier from 06h30. Breakfast is not served from 16 December to 16 January or over the Easter period.

Two large pools and pleasant landscaped gardens, with comfortable pool lounges and deck chairs, provide guests with space to relax and unwind.

Secure off-street parking (via electronic remote control access) is available. Safe, secure parking within the property. CCTV surveillance cameras cover all entrances.

The central location of this establishment means guests have easy access to Durban and surrounding areas. It is only 10 minutes drive from the CBD and Durban beaches and within easy access of all major highways and 35 minutes drive from King Shaka International Airport.

Conveniently situated within walking distance of the popular village of Umhlanga , offering a variety of fine restaurants, steak houses and coffee shops. Umhlanga promenade is a popular destination for joggers, walkers and those wanting to enjoy blue flag beaches.

Contact us for a rate request. All major credit cards accepted.

Cottage no.1

Private garden cottage, perfect for a family of three. 1.5 bedroom double and single bed en-suite (bath with shower), fully equipped kitchen, small lounge with TV and A/C. Own braai area and covered patio. Secure parking at the unit.

Cottage no.2

Twin/double en-suite (shower), fully equipped kitchen, small lounge with sleeper couch, TV and A/C. Can sleep 3 people.

Cottage no.3

Two bedrooms (one double and one twin beds), ideal for a family of four. Bath and shower with wide open plan fully fitted kitchen, cosy lounge and dining room, TV and A/C. There is a security gate to ensure the safety of the children. Private braai area and covered patio. Undercover parking is available.

Guest House

This spacious and private guesthouse consists of three bedrooms, all with A/C with a comfortable family size lounge with TV and a fully functional kitchen. Perfectly situated with a breakfast patio opening onto the verandah by the pool. The security gate enables the family to personally ensure for their children’s safety. Private braai area next to pool.


Twin/King bedroom en-suite (bath and shower) with TV and A/C. Small kitchenette.

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About Umhlanga

Umhlanga offers the best South African tour operators, a wealth of entertainment, restaurants and nature trails, all in a secure environment. The spectacular Gateway shopping centre and Sibaya Casino are some of the key attractions that Umhlanga Rocks has to offer. Ocean enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers will be in their element ; surfing, deep-sea fishing, whale watching and dolphin viewing, scuba diving, kite boarding and microlight flips are just some of the many activities available on this wonderful stretch of coastline. For the serious golfers there are many superb golf courses all within a 15 minute drive of Umhlanga. Umhlanga is also a paradise for the romantically inclined and many people either tie the knot here or spend their honeymoon here.

Umhlanga Rocks is known for its subtropical climate throughout the year. Swimming can be enjoyed all year. Sea temperatures are warm with an average temperature of 24ºC in summer and 15ºC in winter.

Umhlanga is perfectly positioned for any leg of your South African adventure. It is just a ten-minute drive on the N2 (southbound) from King Shaka Airport and situated on the northern beaches of KwaZulu-Natal, 16 kilometres from the centre of Durban. From Umhlanga it's also an easy three-hour drive north along the superb N2 toll road to the many and varied Zulu Kingdom Game Reserves, or still further north to Swaziland and Mozambique. Alternatively, you can go south on the N2 to Port Shepstone and the holiday resort of Margate and then onto the Wild Coast, or continue all of the way to the Cape Garden Route and ultimately on to Cape Town. For those who want to explore the mountains, head inland on the N3 to the world heritage site of Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Mountain Park and then onwards to Johannesburg, Mpumalanga and the fabulous Kruger National Park.

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