The ARTIST'S RETREAT private villa accommodates up to 4 guests. A magnificent 300m2 space of modern Balinese style living with direct beach access, private pool, jacuzzi, incredible ocean & valley views. An unforgettable dream even for the well-travelled and a unique location for your next golf, beach or diving holiday.
Guests of this self-catering villa can arrange access to the facilities of the nearby 5 star award-winning Days at Sea Lodge, also owned by Guido and Annette Schoeldgen.
The villa is designed and developed by the owners of DAYS AT SEA BEACH LODGE, one of THE 100 BEST HIDEAWAYS OF THE WORLD. The European background of artist and photographer Dr. Guido Schoeldgen and his wife Annette, a fashion designer, is evident throughout.
The villa offers 2 bedrooms with king size beds, a dressing room, one en-suite and one separate bathroom, a spacious lounge with fireplace and underfloor heating, a designer kitchen, a dining room, cigar lounge, guest bathroom. The magnificent private ocean terrace has an infinity pool, jacuzzi, two gazebos, Bali terrace, and outside shower.
The luxury 5 star villa with direct beach access boasts art from renown international artists and antique balinese sculptures. The gentle murmur of the Indian Ocean is a constant lullaby. Here, close to the city of Durban in South Africa’s “forgotten paradise”, lies a true gem.
Private use of villa with 300 m2 living area set amidst 2500 m2 of tropical garden. Direct access to beach and access to the facilities of the 5 star Days at Sea Beach Lodge located a convenient 600 meters away.
We offer a last-minute discount of 40% (within 14 days of rental dates).
Our Days at Sea staff will check you in and assure you have everything you need during your stay.
The villa is located in a safe and malaria-free area not far from the city of Durban. Bookings can be made for breakfast, lunch or dinner at Frangipani Restaurant at the 5 star DAYS AT SEA Lodge (not included in the rate). The restaurant offers market fresh products and a light Mediterranean cuisine. Villa guests also have access to the lodge lounge area with Café Del Mar style music and Guido's Bar with wine, cocktails or health drinks. Spa treatments can also be booked at Days at Sea Lodge. Advanced reservations for the restaurant or spa are recommended.
The Artist's Retreat is available for your holidays, but please understand that due to the art and design interior we ask to respect the strict non smoking rule for inside. Please treat the precious interior , art books and art very carefully and if you want to bring children please be aware that you will have to sign a disclaimer as there are no balustrades and no protection for the 1.4m deep pool. Cleaning is included 3 X week.
I am a fashion designer from Duesseldorf, Germany. My husband Guido is an artist and designer. We both created the Artist's Retreat luxury self-catering villa right on the beach of Durban's South Coast. Close by is our award-winning 5 star DAYS AT SEA beach lodge, one of the 100 most beautiful Hideaways of the World.