About the Cottage


Nkawu Cottage is decorated with a professional touch as Isabelle is a paint technique specialist. Attention to detail is what you can expect from this fully furnished, self catering cottage. Its privacy and quiet surroundings makes it the perfect place to unwind and relax while spotting a wide variety of birds and the naughty Vervet monkeys playing around. Everything is included in our accommodation for your comfort and to make sure that your stay is an enjoyable one!

The cottage has:


  • two air-conditioned separate bedrooms

  • one with a king size bed and one with two single beds.

  • open plan dining/living room and entrance hall.

  • T.V. (no DSTV)

  • fully equipped kitchen

  • bathroom with basin and shower

  • separate toilet

  • braai area with garden furniture

  • secure parking

  • Towels and sheets are provided, but bring your own beach towels.

In addition to our standard self catering accommodation, there is now an extra room attached to the cottage with two single beds, a toilet, shower and basin and has its own entrance , the "black room".(see pictures) 



"Local activities" includes, golf, barge excursions, surfing, mountain biking, walking trails, bird watching, canoeing.


Mtunzini is only an hour away from the renowned "Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Park" where the big five can be spotted. Half an hour further North is the "St Lucia Wetland Park", a World Heritage site, on the Maputaland coast. An hour's drive South towards Durban you will find Ballito, where your hunger for shops, restaurants and social life can definitely be satisfied. Eshowe, close inland, offers an aerial boardwalk, high up in the forest canopy, a must for the avid bird watcher.


King Shake international airport, is 100 km south, close to Ballito