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 spacious beach cottage, situated at an elevated position right on the tranquil beach gives you a wonderfully peaceful view from the patio. It's ideal for family vacations and comfortably sleeps 10 people...
The flat sleeps 4 people comfortably with two bedrooms, a bathroom and separate toilet and washing basin from the main bedroom. It has fully equipped open plan kitchen complete with a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, este, braai, DStv ...
THE BEACH HOUSE was once a fishing cottage, which has been tastefully renovated, but retains "beach living" charm. It is 200m from the famous Willard Beach, where you can enjoy safe swimming, surfing and fishing.
This modern, fully furnished, 3rd floor apartment has magnificent sea-views from the large patio, living room, main and second bedrooms.
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.
Breath-taking views, songs of the ocean waves and luxurious furnishes and fittings welcome you. Italian designer furniture, travertine marble tiles, stainless steel fittings and most up to date electronic equipment ensures your stay is a luxurious...
The apartment sleeps 6 people comfortably with 2 bedrooms and two bathrooms. The main bedroom has a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom has 4 single beds (2 of which are stacked). The second bathroom contains a bath and shower.
The house is ideal for family holidays, golfers etc. 10m from the beach front. Only 3km from Zimbali. This house can sleep up to 12 people in 4 bedrooms.
An upmarket apartment right on the main beach of Ballito. The Dolphin Coast is designed to exceed all your expectations. Breathtaking views with the sun and sea right on your doorstep.
luxury self-catering holiday home, sleeping up to 10 persons, on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. It is a flat 150m walk to the Main Salt Rock Swimming Beach, which is protected by shark nets and life guards
The Grange is situated on the beachfront, central to the CBD and is on a 5km shoreline promenade. Main bedroom has en-suit bathroom .Single beds in 2nd and 3rd bedrooms.
This upmarket three bedroom 2 full bathroom apartment is on the 4th floor , and right on the beach with spectacular sea views. The well known grannies pool is in front of the flat where it is very safe for children to swim.
A luxurious and spacious 3 bedroom - 2 bathroom ground floor self-catering apartment with a garden, open plan living area, free WiFi and quick access to beaches, shops and restaurants. Situated on the Ballito coastline in the heart of the Dolphin Coast. O
Unwind in a private escape, facing the Indian Ocean with gorgeous elevated sea views in this luxurious and beautifully appointed cocoon of comfort.
4 Baluwatu Zimbali is located in Zimbali Coastal Resort in KwaZulu-Natal. This modern self-catering house can accommodate up to ten adults and features a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area and a lounge area leading onto a private patio with braai facil
This spacious beachfront loft room is a beautiful space to unwind, relax and enjoy the many amenities nearby. It has a king size bed, a daybed and a cosy sitting area for reading or watching TV (DSTV /Explorer ), an en suite bathroom and a fully equipped
This new, fully furnished log cabin is situated in a quiet, private garden under large shady trees with own gated entrance and secure, uncovered parking. It sleeps 4 comfortably but 2 children can be accommodated on a sleeper couch. It consists of...
Modern upstairs unit, perfect for a beachside break away. This 4-6 sleeper is situated in a secure, gated complex & offers lovely garden & partial sea views from the patio. The pathway down to Thompson's Bay beach is 30m from the complex
Listen to the breakers on the main bathing beach at Salt Rock, only 150m from your verandah and decide whether to join the sandlubbers or stay and relax in the privacy of your own 4-seater spa ("Jacuzzi")
A luxurious recently refurbished self-catering unit situated right on the beach in a safe and secure complex (24hr security). There are 3 rooms each with a double bed. Main bedroom is en-suite with a shower and bath and second and third bedrooms share a b