The Hooting Owl Guest House is located in Marina Beach, on the KwaZulu Natal "Golf Coast", approximately one hours drive south from Durban International Airport. We are located in a sub-tropical forest with valley views and prolific bird life.
The main Guesthouse has three queen rooms under thatch, sleeping two people each. Each room has an en-suite rock effect shower, rock effect basin and a toilet. Tea/coffee making facilities, cooling fan and a hair dryer are supplied. The rooms are located on a separate wing with their own entrance, overlooking the pool. The 100% percale linen, goose down pillows and duvets are of excellent quality to European standards. The linen and bedding is standard throughout the guesthouse.
The Honeymoon Suite has its own entrance, via a private patio, ideal for a sundowner or braai. The suite has rustic features in a modern style with a queen size bed, en-suite glass shower, modern basin and toilet. A small fitted kitchen, with stove, microwave, toaster, coffee machine and all utensils and crockery. There is a small dining nook and TV area with SABC channels and a DSTV Decoder. Guests must supply the decoder smart card to activate DSTV. This unit is also ideal for a family with up to two small children (under five).
The self-contained guest cottage is double storey, which can accommodate up to a maximum of eight people. On the ground floor the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom also boasts an outside shower area in a secluded garden. The second bedroom with two three quarter single beds shares the second bathroom with the upstairs family room.
The open plan kitchen/dining/TV lounge area completes the downstairs floor plan. The TV has SABC channels and a DSTV Decoder. Guests must supply the decoder smart card to activate DSTV. The kitchen is fully fitted with stove, oven, washer / dryer / dishwasher, microwave, toaster and coffee machine. The unit has utensils and crockery for eight people. Upstairs, there is a very spacious family room with a queen and two three-quarter single beds.
ActivitiesEleven golf courses, including Selborne, Southbroom, San Lameer and The Wild Coast are within a forty-five minute drive from the guesthouse, making us ideally situated as a home base for the ardent golf enthusiast.
With five blue flag beaches to choose from, horse riding, quad biking, bird watching, game drives, adventure tours, cultural tours, fishing, whale watching, diving, fine dining, spa treatments, shopping, etc, there is plenty to do when the weather is bad.
DirectionsFrom Durban International Airport N2 South Coast highway from Durban international. At Port Shepstone Oribi Plaza toll gate, continue south towards Port Edward on the R61. The toll road finishes at Southbroom North. Traffic Lights. Continue south towards Port Edward for +/- 3Km, Marina Beach sign on left. Turn into Marina Beach, on passing the small shops, take the second street left into Park St. Look for the blue/white sign which says Marina Glen Resort on the corner of Park St. Follow Park St, which becomes Mars Rd. Look for the Southern Explorer black/white sign on the left with a monkey and the route No. 716. There is also a Hooting Owl sign on the gate.