Situated just 50 metres from Ansteys Beach on the Bluff, a suburb south of Durban, Ansteys Beach Self Catering & Backpackers is a popular destination for holidaymakers, beach bunnies, surfers, families, sports and school groups, contract workers, business people or simply anyone who wants to relax, unwind and enjoy a laid back beach break in a happy and friendly environment.
Ansteys Beach is conveniently located a quick 10-15 kilometre drive from Durban City Centre, uShaka Marine World, the ICC and the Sports Stadiums.
The establishment offers varied affordable accommodation options (from backpacker cabins to fully equipped self catering flats to upmarket air conditioned rooms) in a safe, happy, laid back and friendly environment. While not claiming to be a 5 star luxurious resort, it does pride itself on comfort, cleanliness and a great atmosphere and has many happy guests who return time and time again.
5 x 2 sleeper self catering apartments
1 x 4 sleeper self catering apartment
2 x 6 sleeper self catering apartments
Backpacker dorms, doubles, twins and family cabins/rooms.
Come and experience beautiful unspoilt and lifeguard-protected beaches, warm water all year round, good swimming and surfing, paddling and tidal pools and amazing rock pools to explore at low tide.
There is nothing better than taking an early morning stroll to the beach, armed with a steaming cup of coffee or tea to watch the ocean come alive with the most spectacular sunrises!
Come back after a hectic day in the city and relax by the poolside in the tropical garden, go for a late afternoon swim in the sea or walk on the beach, particularly at low tides when the rock pools are exposed.
Ansteys is unique in that it enjoys a great cosmopolitan vibe - South African holidaymakers, business people, contract workers and international backpackers all get along and it makes for a good mix!
Additionaly they have a cafë on the premises that serves delicious breakfasts, good filter coffee and tasty home bakes. Heidi’s Cafë is open Tuesday to Sunday 7 am to 12 pm.
Wifi - optic fibre cable and 250 mb free. Pool table. Swimming pool. DVD rentals Small library. Small surf shop. Surfboard and bodyboard rental.
Ansteys Beach 4 km
Berea 15 km
Brighton Beach 6 km
Durban City 11 km
Glenwood 10 km
Morningside 16 km
4 sleeper dorm room in main building, next to the bottom communal showers. Not en-suite. Use of communal showers, toilets, kitchen and lounge. Linen provided but please bring own beach and bath towels.
Basic wooden cabin hut rooms with either double bunk beds, single beds or with double bed and single bed. No en-suite bathrooms. Use of communal showers, toilets, kitchen and TV lounge. Linen provided but please bring own beach and bath towels.
Lovely cosy unit with stunning sea views, closest flat to beach. 1 bedroom with double bed and small enclosed balcony off bedroom, en suite bathroom. 2 bunk beds in lounge area and 2 couch beds in main living area. 2 bathrooms - 1 large shower en-suite, 1 in main area (shower, toilet, basin).Fully equipped kitchen (microwave, stove, fridge). TV in main living area. Own private barbeque area on balcony with great sea views.
Lovely cosy unit with sea views down the driveway, closest flat to beach. 1 bedroom with double bed, en suite bathroom. 2 bunk beds in lounge area and 2 couch beds in main living area. 2 bathrooms - 1 large shower en-suite, 1 in main area (shower, toilet, basin). Fully equipped kitchen (microwave, stove, fridge). TV in main living area. Own private barbeque area.
Cosy Loft Style Unit. Upstairs: small open loft style bedroom with 1 x double bed and 1 sleeper couch. TV and deck with great sea view - you can literally lie in bed and check out the ocean! Downstairs: fully equipped kitchenette (microwave, small gas stove, fridge), shower and toilet, own private barbeque area.
Cosy open plan twin bed unit and private bathroom (shower, toilet, basin). Fully equipped kitchenette (microwave, fridge, stove), TV, own private barbeque area. This unit is next to the communal showers and toilets in the Backpackers area.
3 private bedrooms in one house, popular with business people or those wanting a bit more luxury and privacy. These 3 rooms are all situated in one house close to the main building, overlooking the swimming pool. Please note that these are rooms only - they are not self catering and you will have to use the communal kitchen if you wish to cook your own meals. There is a small cosy and rustic coffee shop in the same building that serves breakfasts, cakes and good filter coffee.
Cosy 1 bedroom with queen size bed. 1 x single bed in main living/kitchen area, TV in main living area. Fully equipped kitchen (microwave, fridge, stove), own private barbeque area. 1 bathroom off main living area (shower, toilet, basin)
Cosy open plan unit with double bed and private bathroom (shower, toilet, basin). Fully equipped kitchenette (microwave, fridge, small 2 plate stove), TV. No deck, but great sea views from apartment. Barbeque area on grass patch just below unit (minimal sea views from here). This unit is located at the top of the property with excellent sea views.
S 29° 55’ 21.972” E 31° 1’ 4.368”