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.
It has 2 bedrooms : Sleeps up to 4 guests. (1x Queen, 2x Single beds.) 2 Bathrooms ( main ensuite with shower, bath in second bathroom) Spacious lounge / dining area.
The Lookout is positioned on the secluded beach of Blythedale. Enjoy whale watching and dolphin viewing from the comfort of the couch or choose to join in by arranging a dolphin viewing experience! Endless unspoilt beaches stretch to the Umvoti River Mout
This luxury self catering apartment is situated about 20 meters from the water's edge, overlooking a small private beach. Watch dolphins, whales and the local fishermen while enjoying sundowners on the patio.
The perfect holiday letting with an awesome sea view. La Mercy is a perfectly situated heaven for executives visiting businesses and industries north of Kwa-Zulu Natal. We welcome you at our place
The Beach House has beautifully decorated bedrooms including a honeymoon suite, which has its own en-suite Jacuzzi and dressing room. Rooms have four-channel television, overhead fans and hospitality trays. Our breakfasts, are truly special and ...
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.
ABBA ZIMBALI BEACH & GOLF VILLA is a large luxury home on the world renowned Zimbali estate.The house has ducted air conditioning.Each of 4 bedrooms has a full mes with bath & shower. It has a large private pool & full-sized trampoline.
Get away from it all and discover something new. This secure complex is situated in an undiscovered piece of paradise away from the urban rush, yet close to all modern amenities.
Polonez is situated in the tranquil depths of Ballito, offering a relaxing and an unforgettable holiday experience. Only about 10min walk from the beach, you can enjoy an evening walk on the 2.5km beachfront promenade. The large modern shopping ...
This holiday apartment offers the holiday maker perfect convenience with it's ideal location. It is close to the beach, shopping centres and other popular amenities in Ballito. The flat sleeps 6 people comfortably with 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The Beach House Lodge is positioned directly on the secluded Salt Rock Beach. It has 4 very spacious and luxurious bedrooms all en suite and some have their private TV lounge.
Holiday like you're in your own home. Luxurious upmarket 3 bed, 2 bathroom apartment on 5th floor. Big patio with full sea views on the Umdloti beachfront. Kitchen conveniently and fully equipped with dishwasher, washing machine and dryer.
This luxurious home has been quoted as having one of the most spectacular ocean views on the Prince's Grant Estate. It has five large bedrooms (all with bathrooms/en-suites) accommodating 10 people, an inviting entertainment area with lounge, ...
Villa Al Ameer is a newly renovated property, ideal for a family getaway. It is a home that's peaceful and where one feels comfortable to live in, where you'll have lots of laughter and create special memories. Villa Al Ameer invites you to come create m
This luxury duplex is only 20 steps away from a private beach with 24 hour security. It is situated on the Magnificent Dolphin Coast only 10 minutes drive from Ballito and 29 kilometres from the King Shaka International Airport.
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.
This is a beautiful four bedroom house, with breath taking views of the Indian Ocean, all within walking distance (800 m) from the beach. Sleeps eight people comfortably with two of the bedrooms air-conditioned. There are ceiling fans in all the bedrooms.
This modern, beautifully furnished, light and airy penthouse consists of 4 bedrooms that each sleep two people (2 of the bedrooms have a queen size bed and the the other two bedrooms have a double bunk and 2 single beds respectfully) and 3 bathrooms, 1 wi
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.
Fully furnished 2 bedroom self catering unit, direct beach access. Sleeps 4 people. Main bedroom: Double bed. Second bedroom: 2 Single beds