Durban Holidays - KwaZulu Natal Tourism
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Durban is KwaZulu-Natal's largest city and the third largest in the country. The naturally formed harbour is the busiest in South Africa, and provides a vital link for trade and industry.
Impressive hotels line what's known as the Golden Mile, a fun-seeker's paradise, where a subtropical carnival atmosphere prevails.
The promenade is a colourful hub dotted with African women selling traditional handicrafts, Zulu rickshaw drivers, leisurely strollers, joggers, sunbathers and surfers surveying the sea swells. Holiday makers are attracted to the year-round summer sunshine playground, which offers an incredible choice of leisure options.
The beaches are protected by shark nets offering secure swimming under the watchful gaze of lifesavers, and there are numerous swimming baths and paddling pools on offer for those not wishing to venture into the Indian Ocean. A whole day can be spent at Water World, which is a firm favourite with children. Yachting and windsurfing are some of the popular water sports as is angling. Organised boat and deep-sea fishing trips are also available.
A visit to uShaka Marine World is a must where sharks, turtles, and stingray to name a few, are on display in large tanks, and many of the marine life are hand-fed by scuba divers in the tanks at meal times. Daily seal and dolphin shows are held at the dolphinarium.
Durban plays an important role in sport in South Africa. Each year the Mr Price Pro competition takes place on the beach, where local and international surfers converge to battle the waves. Greyville Race Course is the venue for the annual July Handicap, South Africa's premier horse race. Thousands of runners from all over the country including foreigners take part in the Comrades Marathon, an annual long-distance running event held between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. King's Park Stadium, home of the Natal Sharks Rugby Team is host to many an international rugby match, and the complex includes a soccer stadium, cricket ground and an Olympic swimming pool. Moses Mabhida Stadium, known as the 'sporting cathedral', is host to the biggest and best sporting events, as well as offering a variety of experiences and attractions for fun-seeking families. Regular golf competitions are held at the Durban Country Club and Beachwood courses.
An Exotic Flavour
Restaurants, pubs, action bars and discos abound, and there are dozens of shops and shopping centres available for non-stop shopping. The Indian Market is a conglomeration of bazaars and stalls selling everything from curries to Indian saris adding a touch of the exotic. Regular tours in and around Durban introduce visitors to it's cultural diversity.
With King Shaka International Airport only 30 minutes away, Durban is the perfect holiday venue for travellers.
The accommodation consists of a 3-roomed cottage and 3 Studio suites, both of which are let as B&B accommodation most of the year. The cottage can accommodate 6-7 guests and the studio units can accommodate 2 adults
Beautiful apartment tastefully furnished in modern contemporary style with a huge balcony, which runs across the entire apartment showing off amazing sea views.
If you appreciate self catering holiday accommodation which is well located: In a select, safe residential area. 10 Minute drive to Umhlanga Beaches. 10 Minute drive to shopping Malls, Gateway, La Lucia, and the Hyper by the Sea. 10 Minute drive ...
You can enjoy the ambience of this seaside village with all of the best amenities on your doorstep. The apartment is serviced daily (except on weekends & public holidays). The apartment which overlooks the Indian Ocean comprising a lounge, dining ...
2 bedroom apartment in Umhlanga with 2 en-suite bathrooms, lounge, kitchen and balcony. The unit has a stove, oven, fridge, microwave, washing/dryer combo machine, and TV with Dstv Premium channels.
Glitter Bay is situated on Umhlanga's Bronze Beach boasting exceptional sea views, direct access to the popular beachfront promenade and swimming beaches, good security and a lovely communal swimming pool & braai area.
30 METERS from the BEACH We offer luxurious and comfortable accommodation with a variety of options to our guests. Self catering units with fully equipped kitchenettes. All rooms have individual private entrances. Tea / coffee making faciliti
Located on the East Coast of South Africa just North of Durban, lies the beautiful and popular coastal town of Umhlanga. The endless beaches and year round good weather makes it one of the best holiday destinations ...
Tenbury is a very upmarket apartment situated on the frontline of Durban's Golden promenade. It has stunning views of the ocean and facilities located on the beachfront.
15 Harbour View is a very spacious fully air-conditioned upmarket 1 bedroomed apartment (can sleep up to 4 with sleeper couch in the lounge) with large sliding glass doors leading from both the Bedroom and dining/lounge areas...
Guests will enjoy their own private entrance, lots of comfort, charming decor and hospitable service. Lemon Tree B&B offers a tranquil enviroment in which to unwind after a busy day at the office.
BryRain Farm Cottages are perfect for a quiet and tranquil getaway suited and equipped for long staying guests or a travelling stop for guests on the go. Enjoy the peacefulness of the farm and comfort of the farm style cottages.
This modern, spacious unit is suited at the Durban Point Waterfront is within walking distance to Ushaka Marine World, famous for its Aquarium, Dolphinarium and Water Theme Park.
Albion Manor is the perfect guesthouse for you, boasting a central location in Morningside, Durban, with convenient access to both commercial and entertainment venues.
Located in the upmarket town of Umhlanga Rocks, and enjoying picture-perfect sunrises and the sounds of the Indian Ocean, 304 Lighthouse Mall is a gorgeous 4 star, one bedroom self catering (vacation rental) apartment.
The Oceanic is situated within walking distance of Durban’s beachfront, a mere 35km from King Shaka International Airport.The resort offers 37 luxury high-rise apartments, a stylish restaurant offering divine Italian cuisine and room service...
Musgrave Avenue Guest Lodge is a renovated Georgian style building offering affordable accommodation in Durban, which is suitable for families, groups, couples and corporate travellers.
Perfectly situated right on the beach, lies this lovely bright and sunny spacious 3 bedroom apartment with incredible ocean views.