Situated on Margate's popular main beach just 153km south of Durban, this high-rise development consists of 63 luxury 3-bedroom apartments overlooking the Indian Ocean. Margate Sands is perfect for those seeking a fun-filled getaway along the warm South Coast. Here you can unwind by the pool, enjoy the games room and adventure golf or indulge yourself with a relaxing treatment at the Wellness Spa. This award-winning resort is perfectly located and equipped for unforgettable conferencing or functions, with many restaurants, pubs, sports and beach activities right on your doorstep.
The luxurious, fully equipped, spacious apartments offer all the amenities needed to ensure a memorable holiday. All apartments are air-conditioned with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, accommodating up to eight guests comfortably, with a double bed in the main room, two single beds in the second and third bedrooms and a sleeper couch in the lounge. The apartment has a comprehensive range of appliances, including a microwave oven, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. One undercover parking bay is provided per apartment, and a limited amount of additional parking can be reserved in advance at a nominal fee.
3 Bedroom Apartment
All apartments are air-conditioned with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, accommodating up to 8 guests comfortably, with a queen-size bed in the main room, 2 single beds in the second and third bedrooms and a double sleeper couch in the lounge. There are two bathrooms, one with a bath and the other with a shower.
3 Bedroom Superior Apartment
These newly refurbished apartments are air-conditioned with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, accommodating up to 8 guests comfortably, with a queen-size bed in the main room, 2 single beds in the second and third bedrooms and a double sleeper couch in the lounge. There are two bathrooms, one with a bath and the other with a shower.
In The Rooms
Crockery & Cutlery
Tea & Coffee Station
Iron & ironing Board
What To Do
La Vita Spa provides a haven for guests to enjoy a wide range of wellness massages, anti-ageing treatments, manicures and pedicures, available to men, women and children. The facility includes single and couples treatment rooms, extended trading hours, a relaxation area, plus a great gift collection.
Margate Sands is ideal for conferences, spa getaways and private functions including weddings. There are many opportunities for relaxation or teambuilding, making use of our world-class wellness centre, restaurant, beach and superb entertainment facilities.
Onsite Collection and Services
Swimming pool – heated
Fred First Kid's Club
Open air chess
Parking – Undercover
Parking – Trailers
No Pets Allowed
Wheel Chair Friendly
110 volt electricity
Pure Venom Reptile Park
Pure Venom Reptile Park in Uvongo is Africa’s largest reptile park and home to a vast array of slippery creatures, both indigenous and exotic. Visit this interesting place, have your photo taken with one of the more docile residents and learn more about them.
Riverbend Croc Farm
As a well-established family tourism destination, Riverbend Crocodile Farm offers much more than just crocodiles! Besides hundreds of crocodiles of all sizes Riverbend’s snake house is also home to some of South Africa's most beautiful and deadly snakes.
Beaver Creek Coffee Farm
Take a 'crop to cup' tour of the Beaver Creek Coffee Farm and learn how this popular beverage is produced, learn how to make the perfect cuppa, find out about the world’s coffee regions, enjoy a coffee tasting and visit the café for a light meal afterwards.
Kart Freaks, situated in Margate, presents outdoor kart racing at its best, with a fast, well-built track, and regularly maintained karts. A visit to Kart Freaks is an inexpensive and fun outing for the whole family. Refreshments are available on site.
Situated just 1.5kms inland from the beach at Uvongo, Stephward estate is a lush oasis for tropical gardens, fine dining and superb South Coast hospitality. Here you can enjoy a tea garden, nursery, restaurant or browsing amongst unique clothing designs.
Margate Main Beach
Margate Main Beach is a very popular bathing beach, with restaurants, swimming pools, a seasonal super tube and funfair as well as a grassy recreational area, it is ideal for families, with lifeguards to ensure you enjoy the warm Indian Ocean waters in safety.
Ramsgate Butterfly Valley specializes in South African butterflies, and because they breed most of their own butterflies, they can present the entire life-cycle of these amazing creatures to the public - a fun and educational outing for the entire family.
Mac Banana, just outside of Margate, is a unique shopping, entertainment and destination facility which offers a Lifestyle Centre anchored by a food and wine emporium, a restaurant, nursery, animal farm, and many activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Pharmacy 1.5km Doctor 1.4km Hospital 1.4km
While all our resorts endeavour to be accessible to all guests, please contact the resort in advance if you have special requirements.
Margate Sands accommodates a maximum of 50 guests in the onsite conference room, ideal for intimate weddings at the coast. Diversions available for the happy couple or guests to enjoy include a wellness spa and comfortable relaxation area, large swimming pool and sunbathing area, communal braai facilities, adventure golf, and local restaurants, and the resort’s proximity to the beachfront means that the warm waters of the Indian Ocean are just a few steps from the door. The team at Margate Sands are more than willing to cater for your seaside wedding requirements, whether you require a laid-back service and celebration on the beach or an elegant affair in our compact wedding venue.
- adventure golf
- beach (less than 50m)
- braai / barbecue - communal and onsite
- conference venue onsite
- fishing (less than 3km)
- laundry facilities onsite
- outdoor pool
- parking all onsite
- spa facilities
- wheelchair friendly
- wi-fi / hotspot
Take the N2 towards Port Shepstone.
Take the Margate / Uvongo off-ramp and turn left towards the sea. At the traffic lights at the T-junction, turn right.
Continue through two sets of traffic lights and just before the third set, peel off left into Marine Drive.
Turn left at the Keg and Galleon, follow the road around the curve and Margate Sands is straight ahead.
The entrance to the undercover parking is offset to the right in the bend.