1 Martinique is an upmarket, freestanding unit situated on the front row of Shakas Rock's main beach on the popular Dolphin Coast of KwaZulu Natal.

The 4-bedroom self-catering unit is luxuarious and a mere walk on the path across the rocks to the lifeguard protected Thompson's Bay swimming beach. This popular main beach has a large tidal pool, shallow paddling pools for kids and shark nets for your protection. The rocks in front of the house are a very popular fishing area for local fisherman and holidaymakers.

The spectacular 180-degree breaker sea views (and dolphins swimming past!) are our trade mark with the waves breaking a mere stone's throw from the very large patio. The braai area has been equipped with new outdoor furniture, gas braai and Weber.

The main bedroom is situated upstairs with magnificent breaker sea views. It has a king size bed, plasma TV, DSTV decoder, mini hi-fi and chairs. The en-suite bathroom includes a shower, bath, basin and toilet. The second and third bedrooms have a double and king size beds respectively with beautiful breaker sea views. The fourth bedroom has two single beds. The second bathroom is situated downstairs with a shower, toilet and basin. All bedrooms are fitted with new linen and bath and swimming towels are supplied. Combination safe available.

The lounge area is equipped with plasma TV, CD player and DStv decoder. The open plan kitchen is fully equipped with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven, microwave, water filter and ice machine. High quality cutlery and crockery supplied for 8 guests.

Single lockup garage and secure parking for visitors. Washing machine and tumble dryer available. Dining room table with seating for 8 guests.

The unit is fully serviced except for Sundays. Strictly no smoking permitted inside the house. Strictly no animals permitted on the property. Children of all ages are welcome.

The complex is accessed through a remote controlled gate, protected by guards at night and has a large, fully fenced sparkling swimming pool and braai area.

We are a short drive from excellent restaurants and shore front pubs. There are a large variety of shops in the vicinity. Elegant shopping at Gateway and La Lucia malls. Sibaya casino and entertainment center is within a 20 minute drive. Movie theaters are available at the large Gateway shopping mall which is within a 20 minute drive.

Take the children to the crocodile or snake parks close by. There is also an animal farm in the area.

There are 3 golf courses in the immediate area, which include the famous and luxurious Zimbali Estate. Princes Grant is just north of Shaka's Rock and Umhlali golf course is also close by.

Please Note: We require a minimum stay of 3 nights.

  • airport (less than 15km)
  • beach (absolutely on the beach)
  • beach (less than 500m)
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • braai/barbeque (some units)
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • casino (less than 10km)
  • dishwasher (some units)
  • dishwasher onsite
  • DSTV in room
  • DSTV in room (bring card)
  • DSTV in unit
  • electronic safe
  • electronic safe (some units)
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • live entertainment (less than 3km)
  • lock-up garage
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • microwave (some units)
  • microwave in unit
  • movies / cinema (less than 5km)
  • Open View HD Satellite TV
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • parking off-site
  • private entrance
  • radio in room
  • remote security
  • reptile park (less than 20km)
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • sauna/steam room (less than 3km)
  • scuba diving (less than 10km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • tumble dryer in unit
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine in unit
  • washing machine onsite
  • whale watching (less than 10km)