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 ground floor self-catering unit accommodates 4 persons and is situated on the front row of the Akrotiri "village" with beautiful sea views. The main bedroom has a queen size bed and is bath en-suite. The second bedroom has 2 single beds.
508 The Boulders, situated in Ballito, on the Dolphin Coast, South Africa, upmarket self-catering apartment in Ballito - furnished in "beach house style" with stunning views over "Granny's Pool" and the warm Indian Ocean. Fully e
Self-catering, double story beach house available for holiday letting. 4 airconditioned bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (MES with bath and shower, 2nd bathroom shower only). Sleeps maximum of 12 (8 adults sharing plus 4 children).
Stunning beach holiday home with 5 bedrooms sleeping 10 people and 4 children, 4 bathrooms, double garage, fantastic entertainment area, sparkling pool, within walking distance to beach and fishing.
Dolphin cottage offers a perfect holiday venue - a beautifully appointed home, only steps away from the Beach. A few meters to the left is the main Salt Rock Beach
Looking for a relaxing seaside escape from the hustle and bustle of life. No.10 Mallorca will not disappoint. Our four sleeper ground floor apartment, set on two levels, is safe, beautiful, spacious and offers magnificent views of the Indian Ocean.
This is a 2 Bedroomed/2shower ground floor unit with access to the Beach. The front room has a bouble bed and the 2nd bedroom has a double bed plus single bed (sleeps 5). NO DOGS ALLOWED
A beach holiday doesn't get any better. Enjoy an uninterrupted panorama of the Indian Ocean from your veranda - or from your bed for that matter; watch dolphins and whales, surfers and fisherman a few feet from your doorstep. A private beach and exception
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!
Fully furnished 2 bedroom self catering unit, direct beach access. Sleeps 4 people. Main bedroom: Double bed. Second bedroom: 2 Single beds
Zimbali 13 Uluwatu is a luxurious 4 bedroom unit situated on the pristine Zimbali Golf Estate, on KwaZulu-Natal's North Coast, where deserted beaches divide the warm Indian Ocean, and the lush coastal vegetation.
The Lodge boasts 27 en-suite air-conditioned rooms, two superbly appointed conference facilities, a swimming pool, a fully catered and serviced dining room, bar and deck overlooking the sea. The atmosphere is comfortable and relaxed with service ...
No. 4 Mallorca is a ground floor two bedroomed duplex apartment looking onto the beautifully kept gardens and swimming pool of the complex.The apartment is newly decorated and furnished in a simple modern style with everything you need for a comfortable
Le Paradis 10 is an upmarket 2 bedroom unit ideally situated in the back of a beachfront complex. The complex has a lovely deck which overlooks the Indian Ocean (beachfront complex with communal access to a large roof deck).
The Apartment's main bedroom has a queen-size bed and is second bedroom has the option of either two singles or another queen-size bed - making it the ideal venue for a small family or two couples holidaying together.
Stunning ground floor unit right on the beach. You can't get closer than this in Umdloti! 3 air-conditioned bedrooms sleep 6 people comfortably. Bath and showers, full DSTV, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and daily cleaning service on weekdays.
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.
No 4 tahiti is a ground floor luxurious beachfront apartment overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean situated in a safe and secure complex in the small village of Umdloti.
Emolweni Beach House is situated one road back from the beach, overlooking Sheffield Beach and has an elevated, 180 degree view of the ocean. The design of the house gives all 4 bedrooms stunning views of the ocean.
This luxurious self catering apartment has 3 comfortable bedrooms that can sleep a maximum of 8 people. The main bedroom consists of a king size bed, aircon, en-suite bathroom and goosedown bedding. The other 2 bedrooms have 3 single beds each also made