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 beautiful family home is modern, spacious & fully equipped for self catering accommodation, with 6 Queen bedrooms & matching en suite bathrooms. It offers magnificent ocean views & pet friendly accommodation, with the focus on relaxing with family
Exclusive, Upmarket, Modern, Private & Relaxing Apartment with Breath - Taking Sea Views. Conducive to all year round holiday. Dolphin spotting at sunrise and falling asleep to the sound of the ocean. Direct Beach access and looks onto the Ballito promena
Lalaphansi offers three luxurious, fully equipped, tastefully furnished, self-catering apartments. All the apartments have air-conditioned bedrooms, M-Net and Satelite TV and private patios. The apartments vary in size sleeping from 2 to 6 persons...
With a stroll through the garden, this ground floor, 4 sleeper apartment, takes you directly to the beach.
A stunning apartment with breaker views from the large veranda. It is situated 300m away from the popular Thompson's Beach, where you have the option of swimming in the sea (under the watchful eye of the lifeguards) or enjoying "Charlie's pool" an Olympic
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
Santorini is a Greek styled village with 6 complexes each with their own swimming pool, based on the cliff of Thompson's Bay.This unit is in the complex situated on Santorini's semi private beach, it has 3 bedrooms all sea facing that sleeps 6 people
This new magnificent, air-conditioned luxury penthouse apartment in the Subuti complex of the Simbithi Eco-Estate in Ballito, offers stunning panoramic sea views. It consists of 4 bedrooms - 1 with a king-size bed, a beautiful sea view and a TV...
A sea view from the open plan kitchen, lounge, dining room, and main bedroom will get anybody to relax. With an additional 3 bedrooms, there is enough place to sleep 6 to 8 people with ease. The kitchen is fully equipped from microwave, fridge, ...
6 La Pirogue is a self-catering holiday apartment located in Ballito, one of KwaZulu-Natal’s most beautiful coastal areas, with pristine beaches and warm waters. Dolphins frolic in the waves and you can swim, surf, or scuba dive along with them. The prome
Nestled in the established forest within the Zimbali Coastal Resort, this luxuriously appointed four bedroom four bathroom private villa is available for self catering holidays.
Self-Catering 2-bed cottage in Shakas Rock, Ballito. 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms ground floor cottage. Beach front with direct access to beach.
La Pirogue is a well maintained & safe complex perfect for families. Lush gardens & manicured lawns surround the sparkling swimming pool with a splash pool for the little ones, which are on your doorstep. As well as a private forest area for the children
Idyllic couple's retreat. This luxury first-floor accommodation consists of: a spacious bedroom with a queen-size bed and valley and breaker views. a spacious, open-plan living area with magical beach views and a fully-equipped granite-topped kitchen.
Spindrift is only a 1minute walk to a lovely bathing beach yet uniquely situated in a secluded,sub-tropical garden, surrounded by indigenous forest, which is full of birds and wild life.
This luxury three-bedroom, two bathroom apartment is situated on the 4th floor of a popular complex on Chaka's Rock main beach and tidal pool. From the huge balcony you have uninterrupted and spectacular 270 degree views of the ocean and the beach.
Set in indigenous milkwood forest with private access to a beautiful stretch of beach, this sunny house has a large covered deck overlooking the forest with views to the sea, and lawned areas perfect for children to play.
Ballito 404 is a spacious self catering unit with magnificent and uninterrupted 180 degree sea and breaker views.
The Islands 18 is situated in the favorite holiday destination of Ballito on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, and offers quality accommodation overlooking the most beautiful views of the Indian Ocean.
La Mustique 17 is a lovely spacious, recently renovated self-catering apartment for 6 people. Located in a secure and private complex right on the Ballito BEACHFRONT.