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.
This holiday home has 3 massive garages for your vehicles to ensure safe and secure parking. For your convenience there are also a servant's quarters and laundry facilities on the property. Also included are TV Stations
This modern, fully furnished, 3rd floor apartment has magnificent sea-views from the large patio, living room, main and second bedrooms.
10 Isikhulu is a spacious and up market 2 bedroom ,2 bathroom apartment right on Umdloti Beach. Its sleeps 4 people, has air-conditioning and DStv is available with limited channels. Guests are welcome to bring their own DSTV card.
The exclusive complex of Marichel has only twelve units in total and this unit is number 7. This apartment is in the luxury bracket and offers spacious, comfortable holiday living. It is situated right above the sought after and very popular Thompsons Bay
This lovely 2 bedroom apartment is situated directly across from the main Thompsons Bay beach stairs. It is set in a quiet estate with beautiful gardens, tennis court and swimming pool with club house.
The Sea Cottages boast a choice of three separate chalets to suit your individual needs. Sea Cottage is superb for families, Sea Biscuit and Sea Horse are paradise for couples. Sea Cottage's deck stretches out over the sand and so is truly "on the...
Maratea is a quiet, secure complex on the inland side of the main beach road, offering partial sea views. The complex is approximately 600m from the beach and within walking distance to the main swimming beach.
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).
Large 5 bedroom house, set in indigenous dune forest, has stunning views overlooking the bay, and offers plenty of space for family holidays, - families come from all over the world to meet here. Gracious colonial homestead on the beach at the ...
Poynton's Cottage is a beachfront cottage set in a large, private secure garden. There are locked gates at the entrance and onto the magnificent beach to which only residents have direct access. The cottage has a large protected patio where you ...
The quiet and relaxed "island style" resort of Salt Rock on the Kwa-Zulu Natal coast is renowned for it's year round sun-shine, secluded beaches and exciting nightlife in sidewalk cafe's, restaurants and pubs ... the best of both worlds!
The guest house offers luxury double en-suite rooms, furnished to an exceptionally high and comfortable standard and other luxuries to cater for every need. Each room has its own verandah with breath-taking sea views. The rooms are also equipped ...
Ballito Sands 2 includes an open plan kitchen, living room and dining room opening directly on to the patio, with direct beach access and a secure pool and communal braai facilities are available in the complex.
The 4-bedroom self-catering unit is luxuarious and a mere walk on the path across the rocks to the lifeguard protected Thompson's Bay swimming beach. This popular main beach has a large tidal pool
Ocean View Penthouse is situated right on the beachfront in Ballito. The penthouse consists of three bedrooms and two bathrooms, one of which is en-suite to the main bedroom, while the second bathroom is shared between the other two bedrooms.
19 Mallorca is a newly renovated 2 bedroomed, 2 bathroomed duplex apartment on the sought after South Beach Road at Umdloti that sleeps a maximum of 4 people. This beachfront apartment boasts panoramic sea views, lush gardens * a large swimming pool
The flat is fully furnished and upgraded on an ongoing basis. There are 3 bedrooms: 1 x double (own balcony) and 2 x two single beds. All beds with sheets and blankets. 2 Bathrooms. The flat sleeps a maximum of 6 people.
Situated on the beach in Chakas Rock, this beautiful spacious apartment offers you open plan living with most rooms opening out onto enormous full length patio overlooking exceptional sea views.
19 Tontiki is an upmarket and modern, 1st floor, self catering apartment, situated on the beach in Ballito. It has direct and private access to the beach and promenade and is walking distance to restaurants and shops.