North Coast Holidays - KwaZulu Natal
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KwaZulu Natal's North Coast consists of magnificent stretches of endless beaches and rolling fields of sugar cane. The North Coast beaches vary from little private coves to craggy rock faces all making up this unique South African stretch of North KZN Coastline. Accommodation on the KwaZulu Natal north coastline has boomed and, although generally more expensive than it's South Coast cousin, this upmarket region has become a hot favourite for holiday accommodation in South Africa. Besides the variety of North Coast holiday accommodation, The KZN North Coast towns are a stepping stone to the far Northern Kwazulu Natal game reserve and lakes regions. This region is commonly known as Zululand, and is home to Umfolozi Game Reserve, Hluhluwe Game Reserve and The Great St Lucia Wetlands which is a South African National Heritage Site.
KZN North Coast - Where the dolphins play
The North Coast Indian Ocean is relatively clear, and the shallow waters attract dolphins who swim close to shore in order to feed. Thus the North Coast is also known as the Dolphin Coast, where surveys suggest that at least 200 dolphins, in small groups, frequent these waters.
KZN North Coast - A golfer's paradise
Between the Durban and the Ballito area, golfing enthusiasts will find some of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses. Umhlali Country Club, Zimbali Golf Estate, Prince's Grant Golf Estate and Mount Edgecombe Golf Estate are amongst the favourites.
KZN North Coast - Nature's playground and accommodation hot spot
The KwaZulu Natal North Coast offers scores of activities to choose from. Excellent fishing and diving spots can be found along the North Coast, including some scenic challenging golf courses. Surfing, sunbathing and swimming are popular past times for locals and holiday makers alike. Tennis courts, squash courts, bowling greens and well equipped fitness centres are available in the area. Hot air ballooning, microlight flights and shark diving experiences are some of the more adventurous North Coast activities.
Wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy the Harold Johnson Nature Reserve, situated on the banks of the Tugela River and run by the Parks Board. This North Coast reserve offers picnic sites and walking trails, and there is a small variety of game and large variety of bird life. The North Coast Crocodile Farm in Ballito has over 7000 Nile Crocodile plus snakes and other reptiles. The farm includes bush and hill trails, curios and refreshments.
At Umhlanga Rocks, the Natal Sharks Board offers visitors a chance to see an audio visual and shark dissection presentation, or they can browse the display hall and Sharks Board Curio Shop. Umhlanga Rocks accommodation has changed from a generally permanent residential town to a bustling holiday mecca.
The Umhlanga Ridge is a newly developed suburb of Umhlanga Rocks. The Umhlanga Rocks Gateway Shopping Centre is situated on the Umhlanga Ridge, and offers a 'big time' shopping experience to all local residents, and visitors to Umhlanga Rocks.
Besides Umhlanga Rocks, particular North Coast towns such as Ballito, Salt Rock and Chakas Rock offer a wide variety of restaurants to suit all occasions, where North Coast holiday makers can spend the evening enjoying mouth watering dishes, take in one of the latest movies, or dance the night away to the latest music craze. For 'shopaholics' there are modern shopping centres and specialist shops in abundance.
Both business and leisure guests can enjoy tranquil, subtropical weather and vast unspoilt beaches within close proximity to all amenities. Enjoy stunning views from the patio where you can view dolphins frolicking in the waves! There's a double ...
This 2-bedroom garden apartment which sleeps 4, is situated a stones throw away from the sea, being the closest unit to the beach. It has a large tiled patio and small garden, and superb sea views coupled with personal privacy.
A free standing house (240sqm), ideal for family holidays, holidays with small pets or quiet getaways. The property is about a 3 minute walk away from the main beach and tidal pool. It has 3 bedrooms and 2,5 bathrooms as well as a large patio ...
Mallorca 37 is a newly renovated, upmarket 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom duplex townhouse on the sought after South Beach Road at Umdloti. The unit can accommodate 2 adults and 3 children or 4 adults.
Ocean View Villa's set in the heart of Chaka's Rock provides a range of accommodation varying from upmarket and corporate to family units. All linen is provided (except beach towels and dish cloths).
This quiet coastal holiday flat in Umdloti is situated 20km north of Durban. With beautiful white beaches, it is the ideal holiday destination for the whole family.
Lovely thatched beach-house with heated pool overlooking the Indian Ocean on the Dolphin Coast. We are situated 75km north of Durban in Blythedale Beach, 2hrs drive from big5 wildparks (Hluluwe-Umfolozi, St.Lucia, Mkuzi
The house (recently refurbished) sleeps a maximum of 8 people, consisting of 4 bedrooms, 2 lounges & a diningroom - all open plan - and a wonderful verandah for outdoor breakfasts, braais or for simply enjoying the spectacular view of the sea.
Our modest freestanding cottage is ideally situated for a relaxed seaside holiday - only 200m from the main bathing beach at Salt Rock on the idyllic Dolphin Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.
Casa Isabella is situated in Blythedale Beach which is 50 minutes North of Durban on the North Coast of Kwa Zulu Natal, known as the Dolphin Coast. It consists of 2 townhouses side by side.
This lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit on the first floor is situated on the main Ballito bathing beach (Willard Beach) with magnificent sea views from the balcony and an easy walk to the beach with direct beach access.
Breathtaking, unsurpassed, 180 degree sea view, absolutely on the beach makes this 4 bedroom penthouse apartment difficult to beat...
Our spacious newly renovated upmarket corner unit is on the first floor of The Boulders, a sought after beachfront security complex on Compensation Road, Ballito.
The apartment sleeps 6 people comfortably with 2 bedrooms and two bathrooms. The main bedroom has a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom has 4 single beds (2 of which are stacked). The second bathroom contains a bath and shower.
With a stroll through the garden, this ground floor, 4 sleeper apartment, takes you directly to the beach.
Zenzi House is situated in the magnificent Nature Conservancy of Zinkwazi & is found within the pristine secure Nkwazi Ridge Estate, which offers a 30m lap pool, a tennis court & a Bali-Colonial style clubhouse as communal facilities.
This ground floor, bachelor apartment is situated only a few steps from the sea. From the parking area, there's 1 flight of stairs going down to the unit. It has direct access to the beach & 3 kilometer promenade, with the well known "granny's pool"...
This three-bedroom, two bathroom penthouse apartment is situated on the 3rd floor of a popular complex on Chaka's Rock main beach and tidal pool. From the huge balcony you have uninterrupted and spectacular views.
Ballito Bay Accommodation is a beautiful 6-8 sleeper house situated in the coastal side of Ballito. The house has a spacious flat garden and is 100m walking distance to the beach.