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 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.
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
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.
Prosperita is a modern, luxury self-catering flat in the heart of Ballito. Situated in a peaceful and relaxed environment away from the hustle of ordinary holiday life, makes this flat the ideal getaway for young and old.
This spacious holiday cottage, situated right on the beach at Salmon Bay, has sea views and direct access to the beach via a private pathway.
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.
This modern, fully furnished, 3rd floor apartment has magnificent sea-views from the large patio, living room, main and second bedrooms.
Fairview Guesthouse offers self catering accommodation with exquisite views of the beautiful Dolphin Coast, situated in Salt Rock, 10 km north of Ballito, 20 minutes’ drive from King Shaka International Airport. Wake up to sound of the Indian Ocean break
The Villa is divided into 2 separate properties with separate entrances (top house and bottom house) 3 of the 4 bedrooms have full seaviews as well as the main lounge and patio. There is a separate dining area (apart from the outside table and ....
Helmsley House is a charming colonial style farmhouse with a wrap around veranda set in beautiful park like gardens. Experience the open space, peace, tranquility and abundant bird life that the countryside has to offer. Situated only 10 min from Ballito
This self-catering apartment on the Dolphin Coast has amazing uninterrupted sea views. It is situated on the beachfront between Shakas Rock and Salt Rock beach, close to Thompson and Willard's beach. Direct access to safe swimming beaches with life guard
Salties is positioned on a property that is on the beach with direct access to the main protected swimming area. This 2 bedroom garden apartment has partial sea views. The unit is situated on the same property as our personal family home...
This upmarket modernly furnished ground floor duplex offers 3 bedrooms with patio off the lounge and private buildt in braai area. This leads onto the garden with gated access which leads directly onto a beautiful swimming beach.
B'Lenghi is a wonderfully spacious & airy self catering beach house with three bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, fully equipped kitchen, large covered patio with built-in barbecue facilities, & two separate studios on the lower ground offering accommodation...
In immaculate condition due to total refurbishment this triplex penthouse is modern and upmarket and offers you granite kitchen open plan living with patio and seaview. Also offers you six seater dining room. The granite kitchen is fully equipped ...
Sak 'n Pak Luxury Guesthouse boasts with a total of 8 exclusively designed and decorated units, two of which are elegant executive suites. These luxurious rooms all comprise of en-suite bathrooms with standard amenities such as: DStv, telephone, ...
Our 5 bedroom cottage sleeps 12 people, has a large lounge and a dining area, large veranda and a double garage. The kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, oven, fridge, deepfreeze, cutlery, crockery, etc. as well as an outside protected braai area
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.
The unit is a fully equipped and furnished self-catering unit. Beach & Bath Towels are the only thing that is not provided. There is air-conditioning in the unit.
17 Perissa, Santorini - Ballito. This stunning first floor unit is situated in one of the Santorini villages – the unit is level to the parking but has a balcony.