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 newly renovated apartment consists of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The main bathroom on suite has a lovely stone bath with shower and the second bathroom has a shower. The unit caters for a maximum of 6 people, with double beds in the main and second
Our bedrooms are all luxurious and cater for your every possible need. You will discover that the pursuit of supreme comfort has been our vendetta while creating these wonderful rooms which are all decorated in a sophisticated manner. Though we ...
Our beautiful farm-style home is located on 11 acres of lush paradise, a quick 5min walk to Sheffield beach. There is a bass dam that will keep the young and old entertained for hours should the weather not be great for the beach.
Sit back, relax and have a braai overlooking the ocean, while you are surrounded by landscaped gardens and the variety of bird life. We are 5 minutes away from the main Willard swimming beach.
This quiet coastal self-catering holiday flat in Umdloti is situated 25 km north of Durban, with beautiful white beaches. It is the ideal holiday destination for the whole family.
Spacious in the old manner, sleeping ten comfortably (we can bring in a few extra beds), the house overlooks the Umvoti River Mouth and the sweep of the bay, one of the finest sea views in the country.
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
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.
100 Nkwazi is a symphony of stainless steel, glass and granite. A new, modern, upmarket, luxurious home in which you can relax and enjoy yourselves. There are views of the ocean from every room and it is only a mere 50m stroll to the beach..
The apartment contains 4 bedrooms en-suite. The main bedroom has a double bed and the other three have two single beds. The unit also has a TV lounge, an open plan fully fitted kitchen, dining area and a more formal lounge
This 2-bedroom self catering garden apartment is situated on the ground floor. The comfortable living area with DSTV has large sliding doors onto a small garden with braai and leads onto a communal garden. The communal gardens has a fenced in swimming
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.
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.
With a stroll through the garden, this ground floor, 4 sleeper apartment, takes you directly to the beach.
This fully furnished villa is a garden unit with uninterrupted sea-views. It consists of a well equipped, granite kitchen including fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. Three bedrooms, comfortably sleeping 8.
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.
Spacious beach front penthouse with large balcony, unbelievable sea views and direct beach access. This large well equipped and comfortable apartment is situated in one of the most sought after complexes in central Ballito.
Thompsons Bay Beach Cottage is situated on the beach directly above the famous Thompsons Bay tidal pool in Chakas rock, KZN. The cottage is self-catering and consists of one bedroom, lounge, kitchenette and shower/toilet.
This lovely large beach home is "right on the beach" at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac and totally private with beautiful views of the sea. The beach is lovely and quiet, with superb rock pools and waves.