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.
Each of our six elegant en-suite, air conditioned bedrooms have cool cotton percale linen and private entrance onto a patio area with access to the sparkling pool. Each room is equipped with a mini bar, DStv, 2 have CD players, beverages supplied.
This newly renovated luxury air- conditioned apartment is on the first floor with lovely sea views. It is one of the most popular complexes in Ballito and is situated next to the main swimming beach.
Lalaphansi offers three luxurious, fully equipped, tastefully furnished, self-catering apartments. All the apartments have air-conditioned bedrooms, M-Net and Satelite TV and private patios. The apartments vary in size sleeping from 2 to 6 persons...
Ocean Whisper is a spacious and tranquil upmarket apartment overlooking the exquisite Westbrook Beach. Nestled between Ballito and La Mercy on the Dolphin Coast - the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal - this beautiful self-catering unit has recently been ref
Located in the prestine eco and golfing estate Zimbali, 18 Tinderwood on the Lake offers ultra luxurious and modern self catering accommodation with beautiful lake views. This 3 bedroom en suite, sleeps up to 6 adults and is positioned on the edge of t
For a perfect, self-catering holiday or weekend away, escape to No. 5 Kings View situated at 168 South Beach Rd. La Mercy, with the beach on your doorstep
Our spacious three-bedroom apartment is on the 4th level of the beautiful Chakas Terrace complex on the beach at Chaka's Rock, with one short flight of stairs from the parking area to the front door.
Come relax right on the beachfront at this cosy getaway only 15 meters from the beach in close proximity of a tidal pool. We are located approximately 10 minutes from King Shaka International via the N2. This accommodation is self-catering and has bee
This tastefully furnished ground floor apartment, sleeping maximum 6 people, enjoys sea views and the constant sound of the ocean from your own private garden and patio.
An elegant, designer home proudly positioned on a large exclusive site within the lush coastal forest belt of the Zimbali Coastal Resort, with endless views of the forested conservation area and the golf course.
This beach house is situated right on the swimming beach of Salt Rock, where there are lifeguards every day on duty, and shark nets. The house itself consists of a main house, with four bedrooms, main on suite, and another separate bathroom...
The exotic atmosphere of Thai island living experienced on the pristine sands of Umdloti Beach. A place to relax in traditional Thai surrounds in the award winning Thai beach house 'Mei-Pen-Lai '.
This modern apartment is in Bikini Holiday Flats in 52A Compensation Road. The complex only has eight units, is fully fenced with remote access and this gives one their personal space.
The house is situated inside an exclusive and secure estate, Nkwazi Ridge Estate.10 mins walk to the beach. It has 4 bed,3 bathrooms, fully equipped designer kitchen, Dining room, Family/Tv room, Patio, Guest WC.
43 La Pirogue is a , Self Catering , 3 Bedroom unit, situated in Central Balitto. This newly decorated, Air Conditioned unit is situated 100 meters from , Balitto's Compensation Beach.
This beautiful, newly remodeled home is nestled in the haven of the Tinley Manor Beach on the Dolphin Coast with panoramic views of the beach and the Indian Ocean.
3 Kenny Close is a stunning luxurious apartment situated directly on the beach in the secure gated community at the end of Westbrook beach. There is direct access from the garden onto the beach via a security gate.
The 6 sleeper apartment has a large open plan living area which steps out onto a patio with breathtaking sea views. There are three bedrooms with main en-suite and a private patio.
The NOMAX BEACH HOUSE is a comfortable spacious family getaway home situated in the sought after area of Ballito - Thompsons Bay Beach. Boasting uninterrupted beach & sea views this home has it all to make your stay a relaxing memorable holiday! Sea vie