Enjoy Warm Hospitality And A Relaxed Atmosphere
Avalon Bed And Breakfast Is A Cost Effective And Trendy Executive Guest House
At Avalon Guest House in Amanzimtoti you can enjoy warm hospitality and a relaxed atmosphere within the tropical surrounds of Sherwood Crescent, which is situated on a hill overlooking the Amanzimtoti Green Belt, sports fields and the Indian Ocean.
Avalon bed and breakfast is a cost effective and trendy executive guest house, within a short distance from shopping centres beaches, a variety of restaurants, bars and clubs and is only 30 kms From King Shaka International Airport and 5 Km from Galleria Mall. We offer bed and breakfast and dinners on request.
There are eight air conditioned bedrooms in the guest house, seven with a double bed each and one with two single beds. All bedrooms have their own showers en suite. Five bedrooms have their own private entrances and the other three are inside overlooking Hutchinson Park.
Our rooms are serviced daily. You are guaranteed to have ample luxury accommodation at this 4 star B&B. Our comfortable dining room, where a delicious full English buffet style breakfast is served and our fully stocked honesty bar, ensures comfortable living at its best at a Guest house or B&B.
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In the event of a guest cancelling a booking the following refund policy will apply:
• Less than 7 days before booked arrival date – 100% forfeited
• 7 to 14 days before booked arrival date – 75% forfeited.
• 14 to 21 days before booked arrival date – 50% forfeited.
• 21 to 29 days before booked arrival date – 25% forfeited.
• No Shows will be charged for full rate for the entire booking.
• In the event of an early check out the guest is liable for the full amount due for the booking.
• Where booking is done using a booking agent their cancelation policy may also apply.
• Check -in and check-out
• Unless prior arrangement is made the following check-in and check- out times apply:
• Check in time is between 2pm and 8 pm
• Check out time is before 10 am.
• Avalon Guest House has a strict no smoking policy for all inside areas. Smoking is allowed outdoors, and ash trays are provided on the deck and in the court yard.
• If a guest smokes in a room an additional cost will be charged to cover any loss of rental and additional cleaning required to remove the smoke odour from the room…
• Registered Guests only.
• Only the guests registered are permitted to share accommodation.
• Meal and Bar times.
• The meal times and bar closing time are displayed in the dining room. Please adhere to these times unless prior arrangement has been made.
• Please be considerate of other guests and neighbours at all times. In the hours between 10pm and 8am we ask that all noise that can be heard in adjacent rooms be avoided. This included TV sound.
• We regret that no pets are allowed.
Today, Toti, as most commonly known by South Africans, is a town offering almost everything that today’s most sophisticated traveller might require, hotels, guest houses, privately rented flats, it’s all there. Inyoni Rocks (Inyoni meaning Place of Birds) is situated on the Northern side of Amanzimtoti’s beautiful bathing beach. Situated to the Southern side along the beach are the two suburbs of Doonside and Warner Beach.
Toti is linked by road and rail to all major centres adding to the reasons making it a perfect destination for the traveller. (If traveling by road and stopping to visit the Dick King homestead, make sure it’s all for the right reason as it’s also where the local traffic department has its headquarters.
Toti offers superb white sandy and scenic beaches with numerous safe swimming facilities, unsurpassed rock, shore and deep sea fishing. All beaches offer safe swimming (offshore shark nets), wide stretches of sand and gentle lagoons. Winklespruit, Inyoni Rocks and Pipeline beach are perfect for the whole family. Whether swimming in the ocean, fishing, surfing, or playing volleyball on the beach there is something for everyone. All beaches are monitored by lifeguards during the day. If you’re an early riser, you can watch the Sharks Board ski-boats launch for the daily checking of shark nets. The KwaZulu Natal region’s coastline of +-160 Kilometre’s, south of Durban is well known as a holiday playground. The warm Indian Ocean sea water temperature on average is 22 degrees Celsius, enjoyed by swimmers all year round.
With its diverse fauna and flora and tranquil natural beauty it offers just as much inland as it does on its beaches.
One can also have a braai (barbeque) or picnic at the preserved riverbank area by taking one of the self-guided Loerie, Mongoose or Mpiti trails which start near the town centre.
Toti is also renowned for water sports such as surfing, paddle skiing and windsurfing. Ski boat trips can also be arranged. Around July the extremely popular annual Sardine Run takes place, you can grab a bucket and join in the excitement of scooping up these little fish as they beach, if you don’t, you’ll definitely want to sit down and watch the birds dipping and diving after the fish.
For the more adventurous among us, Aliwal Shoal a short distance to the South and being internationally recognized as one of the top 10 dive sites in the world, provides an exceptional diving paradise.
The Banana Express is a narrow gauge steam train running between Port Shepstone and Paddock. Departure time on Wednesdays and Saturdays is at 10:00am. The train climbs and winds inland through banana plantations and lush green sugar cane fields, twisting and sometimes almost doubling back on itself as it negotiates the hills and valleys.
There’s a wide choice of shopping facilities, family entertainment, gourmet restaurants and if you still have energy left by night time, you can also take to the streets and enjoy the exciting nightlife.
Scuba Diving at the Aliwal Shoal, which is situated in Umkomaas, is a popular dive spot for adventure seekers, being recognized as one of the top ten dive sites in the World. The dive sites include coral reefs, two wrecks, and one of the greatest attractions, “Raggie Cave” where divers will get a chance to swim with ragged tooth sharks.
Golf Courses close by are the Amanzimtoti Golf Course, Umbogintwini Golf Course, Umkomaas Golf Course, Scottburgh Country Club, Umdoni Park Golf Club and the Selborne Country Club. The South Coast boasts some of the best golf courses with their indigenous coastal flora and fauna. Most of the courses offer a spectacular ocean view making for a pleasant golfing experience.
A few Nature reserves like Umbogovango Nature Reserve, Vernan Crookes Nature Reserve and Island Wilds are also close by. All of the reserves offer hiking trails through indigenous sub-tropical forests. Unpack your walking boots and binoculars and take a leisurely stroll or a strenuous hike along one of these many nature reserve trails. Bird life is abundant with hundreds of various species. Small mammals may also be found e.g. duiker, monkeys, mongoose and many more.
The Amanzimtoti Bird Sanctuary consists of a large expanse of open water surrounded by rolling lawns and gardens on one end and indigenous riverine forest on the other. An easy half hour self-guided trail winds itself through the forest and is a haven for birdlife. From any of the three bird hides one has an opportunity of seeing many of the 150 bird species in the sanctuary, such as resident Spurwing Geese, White Faced Duck, Greenback Heron, Giant Kingfisher and Hamerkop.
You can also get up close and personal with the awesome creatures at Croc world. Experience a feeding frenzy with their daily feeding, or something different at The Crocodilian Restaurant where the specialty is Crocodile steaks.