South African Hotels

Boathouse Luxury Guest House

33 Compensation Beach Road
Ballito 4420
North Coast Durban
South Africa
Hotel Type
Beach, Conference, Leisure

Located along Natal’s golden beaches in the coastal town of Ballito, KwaZulu- Natal, sits the 4* Boathouse Luxury Guesthouse. This property is a lavishness retreat which welcomes guests to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery of the Dolphin Coast. Ballito village gives people a friendly and warm welcome from the start, with the fast pace of the big city life yet it still offering all the modern amenities and services to residents and holiday-makers.

Guests are invited to enjoy a leisurely breakfast overlooking Salmon Bay before setting out for an activity-filled day at one of the nearby golf courses or just soaking up the sun next to the swimming pool. Guests may use the direct access to the beach for lengthy strolls along the Dolphin Coastline, or simply watch the tide come in while sipping a sundowner from the bar. Abundant patio areas offer a superb selection of views of Salmon Bay and dolphins playing in the waves.


The en-suite rooms at the Guest House are each individually decorated with superb features like selected satellite TV, air conditioning, telephones and tea/coffee making facilities. With all the comfortable surroundings of soft furnishings and lush carpets, guests soon find themselves at home here.


Conferences at this Hotel provide guests with not only comfort but also style. The conferences include tea and lunch breaks which guests enjoy whilst taking in the view of the Indian Ocean.

Below detailed information about the Boathouse Luxury Guest House is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • DVD player
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone


Restaurant at The Boathouse

Visitors may entice their senses in the morning with the smell of freshly brewed coffee and home baked pastries. Enjoy fresh fruits, cold meats, cheese platters and much more from the Continental buffet and top it up with a scrumptious English breakfast.

Guests may enjoy a cocktail next to the swimming pool or unwind with sun downers on the patio before dinner. The chefs at The Boathouse Luxury Guest House in Ballito, South Africa, prepare a delicious selection cuisine which is complemented by a fine selection of South African wines. Specializes like fresh line fish, seafood platters and choice cuts of beef are enhanced by fresh herbs and exotic stocks and sauces. Lunch and dinner in the a-la-carte restaurant at The Boathouse is a memorable experience.

Nearby activities & attractions


Zimbali, Prince's Grant, Umhlali, Mount Edgecombe 1 & 2, Royal Durban   

Crocodile farms:    

Crocodile Creek, Croc Valley     

Microlight flights:    

Ballito Microlights     

South Africa's Zulu Culture:    

Shakaland, The Kingdom     

Shopping / Movies:   

Gateway Shopping Mall in Umhlanga


Natal Sharks Board in Umhlanga     


Ushaka Marine World, Durban central / oceanfront

Indian Spices:    

Victoria Street Market, Durban Central     

Shows / entertainment:    

Sibaya Casino near Umhlanga

Dolphin Viewing:    

Umhlanga Boat Charters     

Day Tours / Adrenalin sports:    

Beach & Bush


The Boathouse Luxury Guest House in Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, features an inviting outdoor swimming pool from where magnificent views can be enjoyed across the Indian Ocean. 

Conference Centre

Conferences at this Hotel provide guests with not only comfort but also style. The conferences include tea and lunch breaks which guests enjoy whilst taking in the view of the Indian Ocean.

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Cocktail Bar
  • Coffee Shop
  • Conference venue
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Gym
  • Nearby Spa
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Private guest library/ lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Travel desk

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • WIFI
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity in all rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services
  • Doctor on call
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Porters
  • Wake-up call

Available Rooms


# Rooms:

Standard Room amenities:

  • Some rooms provide Sea Views or Partial Sea Views
  • Twin/double bed
  • Selected satellite and SABC TV
  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
Single Room R1630
Double Room R2670


# Rooms:

Luxury Room amenities:

  • One room is the Honeymoon Suite
  • Balcony with Sea Views
  • Selected satellite and SABC TV
  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
Single Room R1800
Double Room R3060

Deck Room

# Rooms:

Deck Room amenities:

  • Sea Views
  • Outside viewing deck
  • Double/twin beds
  • Selected satellite and SABC TV
  • Sir conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
Single Room R1690
Double Room R2750

Boathouse Luxury Guest House Specials

There are currently no specials for the Boathouse Luxury Guest House.
Please check again soon.

Guest Reviews

Your review has been submitted

Thank you for submitting your review. Our team will check your review and be in touch should we have any questions.

An error was found. Please correct and submit again.

Share your personal review with us of your stay at this property.



Contact Number

Arrival Date


Your review

Spam Prevention Code

Security Image











This hotel offers an airport transfer service. To receive a quote or make an airport transfer booking, please click the button below.

Book Airport Transfer

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -29.545938

Longitude: 31.212805


King Shaka International Airport, Durban, South Africa

1. Head northwest toward Mdloti St/D144 2.8 km
2. Turn left at Mdloti St/D144 2.3 km
3. Take the ramp onto Outer Ring Rd/N2 Partial toll road 15.0 km
4. Take exit 210 for M4 toward Ballito Dr/Ballito/Compensation 600 m
5. Turn right at Ballito Dr/M4 Go through 3 roundabouts 3.3 km
6. Turn right at Minerva Rd S/M4 130 m
7. Take the 1st right onto Minerva Rd S 600 m
8. Turn right at Compensation Beach Rd Destination will be on the left 95 m

Boathouse Luxury Guest House
Compensation Beach Road, Ballito, North Coast Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Car Rental

A car rental service is available. To receive a quote or arrange car rental booking, please click the button below.

Book Car Rental


The Boathouse Luxury Guest House in Ballito, North Coast Durban, provides on site parking facilities to its guests:

  • secure
  • on site
  • free of charge
  • many parking spaces are available

Star Rating

4 Star


  • AA Quality Assured Associate
  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
Convert multiple currencies