Sunbirds

Location: South Africa » Kwazulu Natal » South Coast » Hibiscus Coast » Southbroom

Accommodation in Southbroom, South Coast, KwaZulu Natal

5 Star
Name of hostsLiz & Jonathan Shaw
Tel:+27 (0)39 316 8202
Cell+27 (0)72 993 7902
Emailstay@sunbirds.co.za
Webwww.sunbirds.co.za

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Description

Sunbirds offers 5-star luxury modern accommodation just three minutes stroll from the beach and an excellent restaurant. Owners Liz and Jonathan are on hand to offer the best hospitality in this elegant, striking home with wonderful views of the Indian Ocean. With our great attention to detail everything possible has been done to ensure that you have a carefree and relaxing holiday.

There are four beautiful bedrooms, all capable of being a single, twin or king bedded. All have air conditioning and fans for your comfort as well as hospitality trays, TV and DVD. Free Wireless internet connection available.

The modern bathrooms have large glass encased showers (2 rooms also have baths) and guest toiletries.

Our excellent breakfast comprises variations on fruit, muesli, yoghurt etc followed by a cooked breakfast to suit your requirements cooked fresh just for you (with herbs from our own garden, in season). It is served on the pool terrace with wonderful sea views.

Our elegant sitting room can be relaxed in whilst watching the large screen TV or reading one of our many books or magazines.

In the evening enjoy your pre-dinner drink at our well stocked friendly bar.

Our swimming pool is salt chlorinated and is heated in winter, so can be used all year round. Pool towels are provided.

For those of you who need to keep in touch with your business we have the added benefit of wireless internet connection.

Southbroom is renowned for its beautiful golf course and this is only 3 mins drive away. Other beautiful courses very close including San Lameer and the Wild Coast.

The Champagne Months of April to September, offer some of the best golfing weather, as well as the Sardine Run and the arrival of the whales from June onwards.

We are happy to assist in any way we can to make your holiday the best possible and will make golf and restaurant bookings at your request.

Please Note: Regret, no children under the age of 15 years!

Additional Awards: Portfolio Collection - Luxury

Sunbirds is to be found in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, in the village of Southbroom; just 75 minutes south of Durban International Airport; 10 minutes from the popular South coast towns of Margate and Ramsgate; 9 Golf courses within a 45 minute drive – 3 of the S Africa’s Top 50 within 15 minutes.

Liz and Jonathan Shaw offer you a superior bed and breakfast in the select South African South Coast village of Southbroom. Their travels to more than 40 countries means they discovered what it is that is needed to offer stylish comfort in a relaxing and beautiful location. Sunbirds was built from this experience in 2005, and attained the coveted 5* in March 2008.

 Accommodation

 We have 4 beautiful bedrooms, all capable of being a single, twin or king. As with the rest of Sunbirds they are all modern, stylish and very well equipped, allowing you to enjoy your stay in great comfort.

Why us?

If you're looking for somewhere discreet, comfortable, but close enough to the things that matter to you, then we can offer:

A stunning salt chlorinated pool, best for asthmatics – heated in Winter – never more than eight people around this one. Lit at night, in and around, so if you feel like a dip after dark, why not just do so – and enjoy it.

We provide a plentiful supply of loungers, chairs and towels from our Towel Tree – so you can help yourself to a beach towel when it's convenient to you. You're also right next door to the well stocked bar if you need some cooling refreshment.

Our comfortable lounge has a varied selection of reading matter to suit most tastes, from novels or magazines such as Get Away to books such as Canine Steps! (Come and stay to find out what that one is about. Alternatively my Great, Great Grand Father's diary as an undergraduate at Cambridge, 1860 – 61 or simply the humour of Gary Larsen and the Far Side cartoons. For your use, we also have a selection of DVD's, as well as cards and games.

"Fantastic touch to the Finer things in life ie; décor, breakfast, so superbly set out, fresh rose in room, friendly manner, yet never over bearing, professional yet always making me feel at home." - Derek Beukes, Cape Town

Our bar (know locally as The Dog Inn!) offers the perfect place in which to relax after a hard day on the beach or around the golf course, with a pretty good choice of local beers and of course wonderful award winning South African wines - of all shades

Alternatively feel free to wander the garden, maybe spot one of our signature birds, the Sunbird.

Location

Sunbirds is to be found in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, in the village of Southbroom; just 75 minutes south of Durban International Airport; 10 minutes from the popular South coast towns of Margate and Ramsgate; 9 Golf courses within a 45 minute drive – 3 of the S Africa’s Top 50 within 15 minutes.

Attractions

Some ideas...
  • Bird watching
  • Boats trips
  • Bowls
  • Casino visit at The Wild Coast
  • Cinemas
  • Craft centres
  • Crocodile farm
  • Fishing - Deep sea or surf
  • Flying - Learn during the Champagne months of April to July
  • Flying - Microlight trips and Chartered flights
  • Golf - needless to say
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding along the beach
  • Nature Reserves
  • Oribi Gorge for Abseiling, white-water rafting, and the King swing!
  • Snake park
  • Sardine run in June - usually
  • Scuba diving - Protea Bank is just over 10 minutes away, dive with experts amongst the sharks, as many as a 100 at a time and as many as 10 different varieties
  • Snake Park
  • Sundowner cruises
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Ten pin bowling
  • Whale watching
  • And shopping

Champagne months

The wholly underestimated delight of April to July, even August is of sunny days, with rain only rarely. Daytime temperatures of up to 30C and only dropping to about 14C at night. The pool remains a comfy 28C, whilst the sea by August finally drops to about 19C. For the golfer or prospective pilot, this is a truly wonderful time to come, both airways and fairways being delightfully quiet.

For the golfer coming from Europe, USA or Canada, the green fees are most reasonable and the courses are quiet. If you want to bring a party of golfers and enjoy a local match at Southbroom, I'm sure we can conjure a team up against you as well.

For the learner pilot, now getting into the USA to learn to fly has become very difficult due to their strict visa requirements, Southbroom offers a fabulous base to learn to fly from the local airport of Margate. Let us supply you with the details.

Treat yourself...

Treat yourself to a variety of therapies, available to your specific needs – in the comfort and privacy of your own room. Best booked in advance to avoid disappointment of lack of availability.

  • Full body aromatherapy massage R250
  • Back and neck aromatherapy massage R200
  • Thai massage R250
  • Indian head and shoulder massage R175
  • Reiki treatments R225
  • Hot stone therapy R250

Just ask Liz or Jonathan to make the arrangement for the masseuse therapist to come and let you relax, detox, revitalise, de-stress and enjoy!

 

Directions

Sunbirds is to be found in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, in the village of Southbroom; just 75 minutes south of Durban International Airport; 10 minutes from the popular South coast towns of Margate and Ramsgate; 9 Golf courses within a 45 minute drive – 3 of the S Africa’s Top 50 within 15 minutes. Directions to Sunbirds: Take the toll road N2, becoming the R61 at Port Shepstone and continue South. Ignore the first robot exit for Southbroom North, continue for about a further 1km and turn left at the Southbroom South signs. Follow the road for about 400m and then turn right into Outlook Road. Follow for about 2kms, over 2 speed bumps, then about 300m on your right you’ll see the Sunbirds signpost and it is the next house on the right, No 643 (54) Outlook Road. If lost in Southbroom, pick up the signs for the Trattoria and it will bring you out onto Outlook Road.

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