Ballito – Verbara Forest B and B Cottage
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Nestled in the undulating sugarcane hills of the North Coast close to Ballito and adjacent to the main farmstead on Verbara Farm, lies Verbara Forest B & B Cottage, a secluded haven of luscious green splendour.

The Cottage is situated in the tranquil surroundings of a spacious garden and has its own entrance. It sleeps 4 in two bedrooms with a spacious bathroom, lounge area en close to a swimming pool and tennis court. It can be either be B & B or self-catering (kitchenette). It is also close (200 metres) to the self-catering Verbara Forest Lodge (see separate web page elsewhere on farmstay) at an awe-inspiring 200 hectare coastal indigenous forest. Found only minutes away from Ballito, the Lodge and Cottage are idyllically located for family getaways and private or corporate functions, providing an exclusive yet homely setting.

Discover the captivating wonders of Verbara, home to an abundant variety of bird species and wildlife as well as two bass fishing dams, walking and mountain bike trails through the forest and a large crocodile farm… providing the ultimate nature lovers retreat
The awe-inspiring 200 hectare coastal indigenous forest on your doorstep on the farm (small and large pics)
The awe-inspiring 200 hectare coastal indigenous forest on your doorstep on the farm (small and large pics)
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Activities:
Fishing Bass fishing in two dams on the farm with tranquil picnic spots

Other Activities From forest walking and mountain bike trails, bird watching, tennis and bass fishing to crocodile farm visits there is something for everyone at the Lodge, providing the ultimate nature lovers experience. For the more adventurous, quad biking and sky trails are a mere 6kms away and the Lodge is conveniently situated for close access to the beach and golf courses.

Recreation at Verbara and district:

• Bass Fishing in two dams with beautiful picnic spots
• Tennis
• Mountain Bike Trails (part of the Holla Route)
• Forest Walking Trails – various trails
• A crocodile breeding unit on farm – 200 breeding females • Golf: 21 kms
• Beach: 25 kms
• Quad Biking: 6 kms • Sky Trails: 6 kms

 
Rates:
Season Single Double
In season R 0.00 R 0.00
Out season R 0.00 R 0.00
Remarks: Rates on request

The cottage offers:

• Two bedrooms, one with double bed and one with two single beds
• Ceiling fans
• Lounge area in main bedroom that leads to private garden and swimming pool/tennis court access
• Kitchenette
• Linen and towels provided
• Serviced daily
• Meals at main farm house at pool
• Private garden
• Save parking
Rooms include :   Yes  Yes   No  No
Phone No
Television No
Radio No
Heater No
Roof Fan Yes
Airconditioner No
The pool area with tennis court (small pic) and collage of the Cottage (large pic)
The pool area with tennis court (small pic) and collage of the Cottage (large pic)
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Nearest Town:
Ballito
Distance: 25km
Police: Yes
Hospital: Yes
ENQUIRIES AND RESERVATIONS: Make a reservation enquiry (only an enquiry) by clicking on the reservation icon at the bottom of this page or contact the Farmstay reservation office hours: 039 313 0608 or phone August after hours on 082 882 7475. E-mail enquiries to August at august@farmstay.co.za
Tourist attractions in the area.
Distance from Verbara to:

• Durban: 75 kms
• King Shaka Airport: 35 kms
• Ballito: 25 kms
• Umhlanga Rocks: 45 kms
• Hluluwe Game Reserve: 150 kms
• St Lucia Estuary: 125 kms
• Sibaya Casino: 40 kms
• Gateway (Umhlanga): 45 kms • Tinley Manor beach 15 km

The Menu
Real Farm food! B & B or self-catering

Farm Details
Farm Name/s:Verbara Farm - 900 ha
Farming Activities: Sugar cane, crocodiles, macadamia
Farm History: 

A bit about your hosts:
The Verbara Farm (previously Rietvalley) has been in the Essery’s name for more than 140 years. Howard and his wife Pam are your hosts. They have kept much of the land in its virgin form and have turned Vernon and Barbara’s refuge on the forest edge into a luxurious 10-sleeper lodge Tinley Manor Beach is close-by (small pic) and another dam with bass (large)
Tinley Manor Beach is close-by (small pic) and another dam with bass (large)
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How to get there:
Route map and GPS coordinates supplied when reservations are made

  Photo gallery

Crocodiles on the farm (small pic) and one of two beautiful dams with bass (large pic)
Crocodiles on the farm (small pic) and one of two beautiful dams with bass (large pic)
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   Verbara Forest Lodge is on a separate web page (small pic) and view to forest from Lodge (large)
Verbara Forest Lodge is on a separate web page (small pic) and view to forest from Lodge (large)
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