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.
Butterscotch Bed & Breakfast and Self Catering offers self catering and B&B accommodation for the Pinetown, New Germany and Westmead areas. Butterscotch is close to Durban, in the beautiful up-market suburb of Cowies Hill, situated 12 km from Durban and 4
Summersands 39 is situated in the prime area of the Durban Beachfront, it is a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom, luxury self-catering apartment. It has modern furnishings and decorated with beautiful paintings and chandeliers.
All the rooms have good ceiling fans, TV, hostess trays,and heaters for our cold winter months. Two of our rooms have sleeper couches for the little ones. We also have a full Wifi connection to all the rooms.
All our comfortable rooms are en-suite and air-conditioned with satellite tv; small fridge;hairdryers and have tea/coffee and biscuits hostess trays. We can offer either double;single or twin bed combinations
The six suite Lodge provides state-of-the art bedroom and bathroom accommodation and also a ten seater boardroom/dining room for corporate meetings and entertaining.
Situated in the heart of Kloof, a leafy, upmarket suburb near Durban in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, is a new 1 bedroom self-catering cottage perfect for a short business trip, stop-over or as a base from which to explore.
It offers a one bedroom, queen extra length bed, with a pull out sleeper couch in the lounge that is suitable for an adult or smaller children, an open plan fully equipped kitchen, lounge and dining room overlooking paddocks. A private balcony with braai
Glitter Bay is situated in the Umhlanga swimming beach boasting exceptional views, direct access to the popular beachfront walkway and swimming beaches, good security and a lovely common use swimming pool.
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 ...
This lovely apartment comprises of 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, open plan lounge and dining room, fully equipped kitchen(washing machine, tumble dryer), DSTV premium package and balcony/patio with sea views. The apartment is serviced prior to guests occu
Quays 405 is a luxury duplex apartment on the 4th floor. It comprises 2 bedrooms (main en-suite), 2,5 bathrooms, with a sleeper couch in the living room. The main bedroom has a queen size bed
This beautiful modern apartment comprises of 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, open plan lounge and dining room, fully equipped kitchen (washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher), DSTV package and DVD player and a balcony with spectacular sea views.
Seaschelles offers self-catering accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere for the perfect holiday or business trip. The two luxury self-catering apartments, situated in Umhlanga Rocks, offers spectacular ocean views. It is ideally situated for what
Glitter Bay is situated on Umhlanga's Bronze beach boasting exceptional views, direct access to the popular beachfront walkway and swimming beaches, good security and a lovely communal swimming pool & braai area.You can enjoy the ambience ...
The Bermudas is a magnificent beach front complex situated on Umhlanga's premier bathing beach. This 8th floor fully equipped apartment, offers you spectacular views from the main bedroom & living area as far as the eye can see!
This Pearls of Umhlanga ultra modern studio apartment is located on the Millionaire's mile in Umhlanga Rocks, with frontline prime sea views.
Self-catering, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom 'duplex' (maximum 4 people). Air-conditioned. Private garden with barbeque. Communal swimming pool and barbeque area. Walk to beach, shops and restaurants. Secure with 24 hour guard at entrance. Fully ...
The Bridgewing is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac with uninterrupted views of the Indian ocean. The unit offers comfortable accommadation for two in unassuming luxury. The open plan design includes a modern fully fitted kitchen and an en-suite ...
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.
This comfortable unit is in a quiet and peaceful setting even though it is within walking distance to the main shopping area and a slightly longer walk will take you the Heritage Market with all their shopping boutiques and about 10 restaurants.