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Villa Amor Guesthouse is situated close to the N1 and N4 in the Bronberg region, in Pretoria East which offers a wide range of local attractions and activities. The
guesthouse is centrally located near Wilgers hospital, CSIR and the University of Pretoria.


General

Visit www.bronberger.co.za for information on interesting local activities in the Pretoria East area.


Tourism

Dinokeng

Take a short drive to the Dinokeng tourism area www.dinokeng.co.za and the Dinokeng Big Five Game Reserve www.dinokengbig5.com.

Cullinan Meander

The historic town, Cullinan, is renowned for the discovery of the world’s largest diamond and offers a range of interesting excursions and attractions including the diamond mine. For more information visit www.cullinanmeander.co.za
 

Sports facilities

Action cricket and netball facilities are located available within a kilometre from Villa Amor www.acricket.co.za


Shopping

Villa Amor is located just ten minutes from Menlyn Park Shopping Centre www.menlynpark.co.za. Other shopping centres in the area include The Grove, Woodlands Boulevard and Parkview Shopping Centre


Bird Watching at Villa Amor

Did you know that the lush gardens at Villa Amor attract many birds and that many people love to sit in one of the many isolated spots in the garden, or even on their own wooden deck and to watch birds
See the list of birds spotted. When you stay here next please give us the names of any new species seen so that we can update the list
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Afrikaanse naguil Fiery-necked nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis
Bokmakierie Bokmakieire Telophorus zeylonus
Bontkiewet Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus
Bosvelvisvanger Woodland kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
Bruinkopvisvanger Brown-hooeded kingfisher Halcyon albiventris
Diederikkie Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
Donkernaguil Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma
Fiskaallaksman Common Fiscal Lanius collaris
Gestreepte nuwejaarsvoel Levaillant's Cuckoo Oxylophus levaillantii
Gevlekte lyster Groundscraper Thrush Psophocichla litstsirupa
Gevlekte muisvoel Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus
Gevlekte ooruil Spotted Eagle Owl Bubo africanus
Gewone blousysie Blue Waxbil Uraeginthus angolensis
Gewone kwikkie Cape Wagtail Motacillia capensis
Gewone mossie Cape Sparrow Passer melanurus
Gewone tarerntaal Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
Gewone tortelduif Cape Turtle Dove Streptopelia capicola
Gewone vleiloerie Burchell's Coucal Centropus burchelli
Goudstertspeg Goldentailed woodpecker Camptethera Abongoni
Greysneushoringvoel African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
Grootringduif Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
Gryskopmossie Southern Grey-headed Sparrow Passer diffuses
Hadeda Hadeda Ibis Bostrychia hagedash
Hoephoep African Hoopoe Upupa Africana
Huisswael Common House Martin Delichon urbica
Indiese spreeu Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
Kaapse glasogie Cape White eye Zosterops virens
Kleingeelvink Lesser masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius
Kleinglansspreeu Cape Glossy Starling Lamprotonis nitens
Kolgans Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiacus
Kransduif Speckled pigeon Columba guinea
Kroonkiewet Crowned Lapwing Vanellus cronatus
Kuifkophoutkapper Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii
Kuifkoptarentaal Crested Guineafowl Guttera pucherani
Kwevoel Grey Go-away bird Corythaixoides concolor
Mikstertbyvanger Fork-taled Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
Paradysvlieevanger African Paradise flycatcher Perpsiphone viridis
Piet-my-vrou Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitaries
Pylvlekkatlagter Arrow marked babler Turdoides jardineii
Rooibekkakelaar Green Wood-Hoepoe Phoeniculus purpureus
Rooibeklyster Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyanus
Rooiborssuikerbekkie Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis
Rooikophoutkapper Black-Collard barbet Lybius torquatus
Rooivink Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix
Spookvoel Grey-headed Bushshrike Malaconotus blanchoti
Suidelike waterfiskaal Southern boubou Laniarius ferrugnineus
Swaelstertbyvreter Swallow-taled Bee-eater Merops hirundineus
Swartkopwieliewaal Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus
Swartoogtiptol Blackeyed bulbul Pycnonotus tricolor
Witborskraai Pied Crow Corvus albus
Witkruismuisvoel White-backed Mousebird Colius colius

 



16 Sep 2019
A bird loving guest spotted this little woodpecker in the garden.
Goudstertspeg / Goldentailed woodpecker A bird loving guest spotted this little woodpecker in the garden....
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Contact us on:
+27 (0) 83 231 2063
Fax Number : +27 (0) 86 518 7037
Email : info@villaamor.co.za
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Polo Club
Cullinan Meander
Dinokeng
Bronberger
Action Cricket
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