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.
Villa Siesta has panoramic sea views and is a modern stylishly furnished, fully serviced Guesthouse situated North of Durban's CBD in upper La Lucia. Ideal for both holiday and business travelers.
The Palace holds pride of place on Durban's Golden Mile, just half an hour from King Shaka International Airport. Here, luxury high-rise suites feature views over the Indian Ocean shoreline, and offer easy access to all of the action of Durban, one of Afr
At Fairaway Guest House we offer a full range of facilities in each of our 7 rooms: Each are en-suite, with shower, toilet and basin; Tea & coffee facilities; Mini fridge; Air-con...
Apricot Sky offers a warm welcome, excellent service and a relaxing atmosphere. Unwind after a busy day in the tranquil garden,then enjoy the comfort of our up-market suites
Oyster Cottages consists of two independent self-catering cottages, sharing a single corner property, nestled in one of Umhlanga's oldest suburbs and yet perfectly situated - 5 minutes drive - to beaches, restaurants and shopping centres.
Set in a secure estate, luxury self catering apartment is well located along the prime area of the Golden Mile. It has an attractive appearance with well-maintained gardens and a pool.
The 2 acre park-like garden is a haven for relaxing, swimming or bird watching. Meals are served in a large sunny dining room with wonderful country breakfasts and delightful tea and coffee breaks. All rooms are comfortable en-suite, with fans, ...
This 9th floor luxurious furnished apartment, offers you spectacular views from the main bedroom & living area as far as the eye can see! Sunrises are absolutely awesome!
This self catering cottage lies in a quiet safe neighborhood with 2 bedrooms and sleeping 4 guests. Winston Park is a small, safe, quiet residential area that lies between Gillitts and Hillcrest in the Upper Highway Area of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Af
Acorn Bed & Breakfast in Durban, an oasis of graciousness and tranquility in Durban's exclusive Berea, has every modern convenience, yet retains the old-worlde impeccable service and style of yester-year.
After a good, peaceful nights rest, enjoy your early morning coffee sitting around the pool in the morning sun and then to the yellow wood dining room where a hearty breakfast is not to be missed.
43 Sea Lodge is located on the 4th floor of the stunning Sea Lodge apartment block in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks, and has direct beach access to the main bathing beach.
Each suite is elegantly appointed and our solid mahogany furniture adds a touch of sophistication whilst providing absolute comfort. We offer Kingsize Executive Suites, Queen-bedded Suites and Twin-bedded suites. Additional single beds may be ...
Built in 1890, Chelsea Villa Guest House is one of the original Victorian Homes in the area. Great care has been taken to preserve most of the original fixtures during times of renovation and decorating, to ensure that the house maintains the ...
This is a self-catering dream, air-conditioned throughout, 5 sleeper apartment. 2 bed 2 bath nestled perfectly between Umhlanga Rocks and Umdloti Beach with world-class beaches, restaurants and shops on your doorstep, and only 5 minutes from King Shaka In
We have 7 luxurious private suites each with their own verandah. 5 of the rooms have a choice of either 2 single Beds or a King size double and 2 of the rooms have queen size double beds
Clinch Self Catering consists of 4 units - The Apartment, Cosy Nest and Cosy Nook and Cosy Den. We are very conveniently situated midway between Durban and Umhlanga Rocks, a quick, easy 10 minute drive from all popular swimming beaches.
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.