Durban Holidays - KwaZulu Natal Tourism
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Durban is KwaZulu-Natal's largest city and the third largest in the country. The naturally formed harbour is the busiest in South Africa, and provides a vital link for trade and industry.
Impressive hotels line what's known as the Golden Mile, a fun-seeker's paradise, where a subtropical carnival atmosphere prevails.
The promenade is a colourful hub dotted with African women selling traditional handicrafts, Zulu rickshaw drivers, leisurely strollers, joggers, sunbathers and surfers surveying the sea swells. Holiday makers are attracted to the year-round summer sunshine playground, which offers an incredible choice of leisure options.
The beaches are protected by shark nets offering secure swimming under the watchful gaze of lifesavers, and there are numerous swimming baths and paddling pools on offer for those not wishing to venture into the Indian Ocean. A whole day can be spent at Water World, which is a firm favourite with children. Yachting and windsurfing are some of the popular water sports as is angling. Organised boat and deep-sea fishing trips are also available.
A visit to uShaka Marine World is a must where sharks, turtles, and stingray to name a few, are on display in large tanks, and many of the marine life are hand-fed by scuba divers in the tanks at meal times. Daily seal and dolphin shows are held at the dolphinarium.
Durban plays an important role in sport in South Africa. Each year the Mr Price Pro competition takes place on the beach, where local and international surfers converge to battle the waves. Greyville Race Course is the venue for the annual July Handicap, South Africa's premier horse race. Thousands of runners from all over the country including foreigners take part in the Comrades Marathon, an annual long-distance running event held between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. King's Park Stadium, home of the Natal Sharks Rugby Team is host to many an international rugby match, and the complex includes a soccer stadium, cricket ground and an Olympic swimming pool. Moses Mabhida Stadium, known as the 'sporting cathedral', is host to the biggest and best sporting events, as well as offering a variety of experiences and attractions for fun-seeking families. Regular golf competitions are held at the Durban Country Club and Beachwood courses.
An Exotic Flavour
Restaurants, pubs, action bars and discos abound, and there are dozens of shops and shopping centres available for non-stop shopping. The Indian Market is a conglomeration of bazaars and stalls selling everything from curries to Indian saris adding a touch of the exotic. Regular tours in and around Durban introduce visitors to it's cultural diversity.
With King Shaka International Airport only 30 minutes away, Durban is the perfect holiday venue for travellers.
Glitter Bay is situated in the Umhlanga swimming beach boasting exceptional views, direct access to the popular beachfront walkway and swimming beaches, good security and a lovely common use swimming pool.
Wake up to an East Coast Sunrise and watch the sun set on the beautiful Durban Harbour. The Spinnaker is a landmark high rise apartment building situated in the rejuvenated Durban Point Waterfront, directly overlooking Ushaka Marine World.
This 9th floor fully furnished apartment, offers you spectacular views from the main bedroom & living area as far as the eye can see! Sunrises are absolutely awesome!
This lovely apartment comprises of 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, open plan lounge and dining room, fully equipped kitchen(washing machine, tumble dryer), DSTV premium package and balcony/patio with sea views. The apartment is serviced prior to guests occu
Popular with backpackers, holidaymakers, beach bunnies, surfers, families, sports and school groups, contract workers, business people or simply anyone who wants to relax, unwind and enjoy a laid back beach break in a happy and friendly environment.
Madeline Garden Apartment lies in the hub of Durban's sub-urban street life (one street away from Florida road and Lilian Ngoyi (formerly 'Windermere') road.
Recently revamped and refreshed, Mandalay B&B accommodation offers spacious en-suite, air-conditioned bedrooms, all with private entrances and comfortably equipped with a radio / alarm clock, a work space with a telephone and WIFI connectivity
Nestled halfway between Durban & Umhlanga in picturesque Durban North, Braemer Guest House is dedicated to your comfort. Enjoy luxury accommodation in one of our 8 tastefully decorated en-suite bedrooms, each with direct access to our tranquil garden.
Situated 500m above sea level, savour space, privacy and mild temperatures free of typical Durban humidity, in this fully equipped self-catering cottage situated on 2 acres of prime Kloof real estate.
22 Bronze Beach is a magnificent beach front apartment situated on Umhlanga's premier bathing beach. The unit has exceptional sea views and has direct access to the popular beachfront promenade and swimming beaches.
Two cottages with two comfortably furnished bedrooms all en-suite, with air cons. one double room., one twin room, fitted kitchen, lounge, TV, in each cottage. will accommodate 8 adults 2 small children. 5mins drive Umhlanga. 7mins drive Durban...
Oyster Cottages consists of two independent self-catering cottages, sharing a single corner property, nestled in one of Umhlanga's oldest suburbs and yet perfectly situated - 5 minutes drive - to beaches, restaurants and shopping centres.
Luxurious secluded self catering two to four sleeper cottage with fully fitted kitchen, dining room, main bedroom en-suite, plus two single rooms with own entrance and interleading bathroom. Tastefully decorated, this will make you feel at home ...
Silversands self-catering accommodation continues to be extremely popular with renters and owners alike. With uShaka Marine World in such close proximity, our guests have the opportunity to enjoy the Sea World shows, aquariums
Welcome to La Loggia's self-catering accommodation, where we offer you the warm atmosphere of Home with the style, class and service of a Hotel at affordable rates. We offer top-class self-catering facilities and one of a kind service and customer...
This open plan beach apartment is newly renovated. Located on the second floor of a front row small complex, it offers the perfect beach spot for couples, solo adventurers, and business travelers. Although ideal for just 2 guests, it can accommodate up to
Located on the East Coast of South Africa just North of Durban, lies the beautiful and popular coastal town of Umhlanga. The endless beaches and year round good weather makes it one of the best holiday destinations in Southern Africa.