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About Raptor's Rest Bed and Breakfast

This is a true bed and breakfast, not an inn or a lodge but a home where you will always be able to relax and where your privacy, safety and well-being is our goal. I invite you to make my life more interesting and yours that little more laid back, by just listening to the birds that frequent our lush sub-tropical garden and the soothing sound of running water from our water features.

The shade and cool of the garden is offset by the rich glow of natural wood in the interior. The dining room, lounge and bar all have separate identities and although the d├ęcor is exquisite, they are all rooms to relax and unwind in.

All seven bedrooms each have unique style and feel. They are extremely comfortable and upmarket and enjoy their own private entrances from the garden and pool area. The rooms also have remote air-conditioning and DStv.

Travelling north of Durban through the lush sugar plantations of the Zululand coastal belt, it is a one and a half hour trip to Empangeni, the gateway to the world-renowned wildlife reserves of Hluhluwe and Umfolozi. The parks are responsible for the reestablishment of the once threatened rhino. These two Big 5 parks and the World Heritage Site of St Lucia are only one hour from our luxurious yet inexpensive doorstep.

We look forward to welcoming you into our home.

  • Response Rate: 89%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 2 hours
  • Type: Bed and Breakfast
  • Sleeps: 15
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 3 Reviews


  • Satellite TV*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
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Reviews for Raptor's Rest Bed and Breakfast

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David Botha
04 October 2018

Secure and peaceful place to relax and watch the birds

Warren Hale, South Africa
14 November 2013

Comfortable. Quiet. Welcoming. Nice facilities. My stop-over of choice in Empangeni.

Lungile Mbuyisa, South Africa
18 December 2012

My partner and I had a wonderful stay at Raptor's Rest.the service was more than excellent and the place was like home away from home...

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Raptor's Rest Bed and Breakfast is 1.2km from the centre of Empangeni , the nearest airport 72.4km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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