Durban is found within the eThekweni region of Natal. It is a city that enjoys year round good weather, temperate warm waters of the Indian Ocean, golden beaches and tropical vegetation. Durbs, as it is fondly called by the locals, has something to offer everyone. If your ideal holiday is lying on the beach, then pick your spot of sand on any of the 6kms of beaches along the Golden Mile. This starts just 2Kms down from Honeycomb Guest House.
If golf is your game, book a round at the world renowned golf courses of the Durban Country Club or at Mount Edgecomb. The city is sports crazy, and hosts various international contests, including test cricket at the Kingsmead cricket Stadium and Super 14 rugby matches at The Kingspark Stadium. Soccer can be found at the new multi-bilion rand stadium built for the 2010 Soccer world cup.
Don't forget to shop! Gateway Theatre of Shopping is located just outside Umhlanga. The mall has a wide variety of shops, restaurants, theatres and an iMax cinema. It should keep you entertained for hours. The Pavilion is just 15 minutes up the Road in the other direction.
Durban is an ideal base from which to explore the game reserves and the Drakensberg Mountains. Both destinations are only a few hours drive away. Hluhluwe Game Reserve is a relatively short 3 hour drive up the North Coast. Established in 1895, and set in the heartland of Zululand, it is the oldest reserve in Africa and boasts the big five. Or you can visit the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park. Set in the majestic mountain range, this World Heritage Site is also one of South Africa's prime eco-tourist destinations. Take your hiking boots with you and enjoy the spectacular scenery as you walk the well laid out paths from the all the major camps.
The Durban ICC is also the venue for the annual Tourist Indaba as well as many other Exhibitions, music concerts and Events. The ICC is straight down our road a couple of Kms.
Durban is a melting pot of Eastern, Western and different African Cultures, Traditions, Religions and Languages. Each one living in harmony, with an overall goal of ensuring the continued existence of the New South Africa. Here you will see the true South African interaction of the Rainbow Nation.
Just North of the Durban Metropolis, over the Umgeni River lies the playground of Honeycomb Guest House, in the upmarket suburb of Durban North. This area lies a short distance between the bustling city of Durban and Umhlanga Rocks, the start of the North Coast regions and a prime destination for holiday makers, tourists, Businessmen and those eloping. Durban North is one of the most sought after suburbs in Natal due to its location and proximity to a large number of venues and places of interest, which include shopping malls, beaches, museums, gardens and parks, casino's, business centres, conference centres and facilities, sporting activities, stadiums and golf courses to name a few attractions and reasons for being here in this part of the World. Other interesting visits in the Durban area would include the Umgeni Bird Park, Ushaka Marine World, The Snake Park, the Butterfly Park, the Crocodile Park, Raptor displays. Play with water at the Waterworld, Gateways Wavepool, Beach Pools, KingsPark Swimming Pool, Surf in great waves, Kitesurf, Jetski, Canoe up the Umgeni, Paddleski in great waters and then go diving with the sharks. Go deep sea fishing or just stay on the shore, take a trip round the harbour or out to sea. Visit the Game Parks at Hluhluwe or Imfalozi or the nature reserves at Kloof, The Bluff, Paradise Valley, Palmiet, New Germany, North Park, The Hawaan Forest, and Durban Norths own Beachwood Mangrove swamps or stay fishy and visit the Sharks Board for an educational and interesting time or take in a dolphin and whale watching expedition. Take to sky's on a helicopter tour, a microlight adventure or a paragliding experience. Plan your trip from Durban North. Having arrived in Durban and seen some of the many attractions, you can now explore inland and encounter the 1000 Hills experience, Albert Falls Amble, The battlefields of Natal, Have a Drakensberg Mountaion experience, Midlands meander route, Rainbow route,
The southern explorer, the brew route, and the Zulu Cultural and heritage trail. Organise a Golf Tour Many excellent courses to select from and all can be centred around Honeycomb Guest House. Courses just in the immediate area include, Durban Country Club (3Kms), Beachwood Country Club (3Kms), Mt Edgecomb Country Club (10Km's), Royal Durban Country Club (3Kms) Kloof Country Club (15Kms), Zimbali Country Club ( 30Km's). check us out for where to stay in Durban - Join us for a Durban North bed and breakfast experience in one of the best Durban Guesthouses - for business accommodation, business travel and executive accommodation - you'll be glad you did it!