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.
Our 1 bedroom suite is in a brand new development situated right next to the Zimbali Fairmont Hotel in the Zimbali Coastal Resort. You can have the benefit of having a self-catering unit with a separate lounge and dining area but also have all the hotel f
The main home has 4 bedrooms, all en-suite & air-conditioned, with a 5th room, also en-suite, which serves as an additional bedroom or servants quarters (furnished in keeping with the rest of the home).The ultra modern kitchen, dining, lounge &am
Zimbali is a 700 hectare coastal exclusive resort that offers residents and guests an exceptional quality of life situated on a spectacular stretch of kwaZulu Natal dolphin coast.
Dunromin is in Shaka's Rock, a quiet spot on the north coast of Kwa Zulu Natal. The cottage is self-catering and consists of one large bed/sitter with fully-equipped kitchen/dining area and separate bedroom
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.
Blythedale Beach is located 45 mins North of Durban on the Dolphin Coast. Blythedale is a small community with stunning beaches on an unspoilt coastline. The lagoon which falls within the Umvoti conservancy provides an abundance of bird life.
Prince's Grant Golf Club and Country Estate is situated on the Dolphin Coast (North Coast) KwaZulu-Natal, 40 minutes north of Durban/Umhlanga, within easy reach of the Northern KwaZulu-Natal game reserves and battlefields sites
Luxurious front-line, self-catering apartment (Sleeps: 6) situated on the beach in Umdloti, Durban. Stunning sea views. Fully furnished with fully fitted kitchen. Only 20 minutes from Durban City Centre.
Luxurious upmarket 3 bed, 2 bathroom apartment right on the beach. Our apartment is one of only 3 on the very front wing of the building making it very exclusive and spacious with uninterrupted breaker views - spectacular!
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 3 bedroom apartment is situated directly on the beach with sea views from the verandah. There are 3 bedrooms. 2 with a double bed in each, 1 with a single bed and a 'pull out' bed, comfortably sleeping 6 people.
This 2-bedroom garden apartment, which sleeps 4, is in a safe complex and situated a stone's 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.
This tastefully furnished beachfront duplex apartment is located on Sheffield Beach, less than 10 km away from the hustle and bustle of Ballito. The complex has direct access on to a semi - private, unspoilt beach offering swimming, diving...
This well equipped homely apartment has everything you need. This unit is situated in a secure complex in central Ballito. It offers direct beach access without crossing any roads. It is situated 20 metres from the shark protected Willard’s swimming beach
Amazing multipurpose 5 bedroom home in perfect breathtaking surroundings. Main home is triple storey designed, linked via a suspended wooden deck bridge to a double storey consisting of individual studio apartments. Prince's Grant Coastal Golf ...
The cottage sleeps 4 and (a 5th person can be accommodated on a fold up bed if required) consists of two large bedrooms, The main bedroom with queen size bed and second bedroom with two three quarter beds.
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
Bali Hai 303 is a 6 sleeper apartment in a secure complex in Westbrook Beach. The apartment is across the road from the beach and has many facilities on site for guests to make use of.
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.
"The Beach Shack" is a sunny, spacious ground floor unit that sleeps six people comfortably. It is located in the upmarket Santorini complex on the popular Dolphin Coast, north of Durban, and is set in beautiful, lush gardens and offers direct access to t