More about us:

More work is needed to strengthen the ability of addiction treatment... to link patients to self-help programs and support their on-going participation in them. We offer private or shared sober living accomodation where residents can begin their recovery journey of self-sustained care, informed decision making and growth in their personal development.  Our pragmatic early intervention approach may include an emphasis on relapse prevention plans, 12 Step Facilitation, weekly drug screening, changing our clients social networks to be conducive to recovery, addiction support groups.


Palm Gardens Residence is situated in the heart of Durban La Lucia, just a 10 minute walk to the beach, mall, post office and gym and no more than a 10 minute drive to the Umhlanga Rocks hospital and under 15 min from King Shaka International airport.


At P.G.R we aim to offer you a healthy environment where residents can grow in recovery. We offer private and shared accommodation within our 6 well-furnished rooms and safe parking if required. Our rooms are equipped with air-con, mini fridges and Wi-Fi. Breakfast and dinners are offered around a communal dining table.


Palm Gardens Residence offers giving back initiatives into Mozambique where clients will have the opportunity to interact with people from different cultures. We offer outdoor adventures, rare and unique experiences with animals as well as tranquil outings into nature. With the ocean on our doorstep, surfing, body boarding and body surfing is readily available. Long walks on the beach have also proven to soothe the soul for clients whom may not want to take the active option.


We aim to make house meeting fun. Our surround sound lounge area is perfect for a great movie evenings or afternoon sports. Braai facilities situated at our rock pool will be available upon request and pre-arrangement. We offer a unique in-house experience with our “Health is Happiness” program on healthy living. A barber and hairdresser are both across the road from Palm Gardens Residence as well as a studio that offers personalized fitness training.


We encourage individuality and creativity of expression through other mediums such as music and painting as we acknowledge that clients have varied methods of communication.


We offer a full-time counsellor that will be available daily for pre-arranged private session. We offer, inclusive of our rate, a weekly group session for continued support. Our recovery assistants, will be available 7 nights a week until curfew to assist clients to work through anything they might need to in the evenings, allong with our house manager who will be on site every day.


Our weekly Relapse Prevention Group is full of practical tools to decrease and prevent relapse, with coaching on how to effectively recognize and respond to triggers. Working together with our clients we build hope, inspiration and a community based environment, firmly structured on a proven path to recovery. Our holistic approach allows us to offer the choice of freedom.


Collaboration, courage and compassion set the tone for the care we provide. We will always engage our clients with the respect and honesty they deserve on their journey towards sustainable sobriety


Palm Gardens Residence basic requirements:

  • Abstain from mind-altering substances, gambling & pornography.

  • Follow through on treatment commitments

  • Attend support meetings

  • Work with a sponsor or recovery coach

  • Submit to drug weekly screens

  • Attend all house meetings

  • Respect, and adhere to house curfews and rules

  • Take direction from house mangers

  • Never engage in violent or aggressive behavior



Get reconnected, feed your soul, purpose and start your recovery journey with us today.

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