"Your luxurious home away from home in the heart of Empangeni"

"Your luxurious home away from home in the heart of Empangeni"

“Welcome to Yellowwoods Bed & Breakfast, your luxurious home away from home in the heart of Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal’s garden city.”

Yellowwoods bed & breakfast offers 7 luxury air conditioned and ensuite rooms with DSTV, bar fridge, pool and secure parking and is conveniently situated in the leafy and upmarket suburb of Nyala Park in central Empangeni. Spacious and inviting, the B&B has been designed and appointed to suit the discerning traveller. Tasteful and exceptionally comfortable,

Yellowwoods ensures every guest a pleasurable stay with delicious meals using only the freshest and best of ingredients. Kosi Bay, Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Phinda Game Reserve and Lake St. lucia are just some of the few attractions in the area, while activities include game drives, horseback, canoe, birding and fishing safaris.

Rooms & Rates

Yellowwoods bed & breakfast offers 7 Luxury air conditioned and en-suite rooms with DSTV, bar fridge, pool & secure parking.

Each room is individually decorated providing a variety of unique experiences at Yellowwoods B&B. All beds are A-grade king size with fine white cotton linen with all the trimmings to ensure a luxurious and restful nights sleep.

Internet access is provided by way of Wifi in all rooms with a desk provided for your convenience.

All rooms have well equipped en-suite bathrooms with fresh towels and luxurious accoutrements. Every room except the loft room features both shower and bath. All rooms except the loft room offer a private patio area where you can enjoy the warm Empangeni sunshine and take in a coffee or breakfast. We have taken great care to ensure that each room provides you with a unique and luxurious experience.

Please enquire for our latest rates.


At Yellowwoods B&B we provide a range of services and facilities for your pleasure and convenience. These include:

  • WiFi in all rooms
  • Hot and cold breakfasts
  • Lunches and dinners by arrangement
  • Room service on request
  • Small Functions and private parties
  • Laundry
  • Packed lunches

All below services can be arranged on request

  • On-site hairdressing and grooming services
  • Connections to travel agents and airports
  • Day tours
  • Safari tours to Umfolozi, Hluhluwe and St. Lucia
  • Birding safaris
  • Culture and history tours


Subject to capacity and / or availability, please enquire.

If you would like more information on any of the above facilities and services please contact us.


Please fill in your details and we will get back to you to confirm your booking within 24 hours. Alternatively please phone us on 035 792 1432 or email us at info@yellowwoods.co.za

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local attractions

Named after the Mpange tree that grows in the banks of the Mpangeni River near which it is situated Empangeni is a thriving town in the heart of Zululand.


Situated just 160km north of Durban and near to Richards Bay, St. Lucia and a host of popular game reserves, Empangeni has a wide range of attractions to offer business and leisure travelers alike. Here are some of the attractions you can enjoy in Empangeni and nearby:


Variety of arts and crafts made by the local communities.



A fascinating museum boasting regular temporary exhibitions and a permanent display including Zulu heritage art and the Harrison collection of the pioneer sugar farmers.



Tenni, golf, bowls, squash or conferencing in beautiful natural surroundings.



A 295ha reserve, whose name is isiZulu for ‘lair of the badger’. Mangroves, papyrus and many antelope species are some of the wildlife attractions.


Wonderfully made crafts by physically handicapped persons are on sale



This beautiful old fort was originally created in the middle of the Dlinza Forest in eShowe in 1883.



The Hluhluwe Umfolozi Park is the only park under formal conservation in KwaZulu Natal where the Big Five occur.



Ngoye Forest Reserve, better known as the Ongoye Forest Reserve, lies in the north of KwaZulu-Natal between Mtunzini, Eshowe and Emangeni, some 150 kilometres north of Durban.

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