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 4 bedrooms have individual private entrances with en suite bathrooms, colour TV with M-Net and satellite, coffee / tea making facilities, clean towels daily and have daily maid service. Each room overlooks well-established pretty gardens .
Ben Siesta is situated directly across the road from the magnificent Blue Flag beaches of Umhlanga. This fully equipped, luxury, self catering (vacation rental) apartment offers you lovely sea views from the patio, the main bedroom and living area. The su
We have 16 en-suite bedrooms including 1 Family suite. For your convenience, all rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, DSTV and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Other facilities include secure off-street parking, 24 hour security and a swimming pool.
11 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.
Tucked away in the cosmopolitan borough of Westville, just outside the city of Durban, lies a 4 Star Graded bed and breakfast called Avillahouse. This lovely guesthouse has high ceilings, keeping it cool in summer and boasts a fresh, clean French Proven
Situated on approximately 2 acres of landscaped gardens and adjacent to a magnificent Natal Parks Board Nature Reserve and Lagoon area, “Breakers Resort” is an enchanting Dolphin Coast destination in one of South Africa’s prime Timeshare destinations.
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 large lounge, ...
Faraway Lodge B&B is set in a quiet cul-de-sac in Central Westville. Surrounded by trees and ample bird life, this lodge is the perfect peaceful escape whilst centrally located.
Manaar House is popular with tourists and businessmen alike. The individually decorated double bedrooms offer luxurious and comfortable accommodation with en-suite bathrooms. All bedrooms are air conditioned with cooling/heating systems that can ...
There are 7 individual, stylishly decorated, double/twin en suite bedrooms each creating their own elegant character. Fully appointed with remote controlled air-conditioner, TV plus satellite, radio / alarm clock , direct dial telephone , Wi-Fi
Welcome to La Loggia's self-catering accommodation, where we offer you the warm atmosphere of Home with the style, class and service of a Hotel at affordable rates. We offer top-class self-catering facilities and one of a kind service and customer...
‘Akanan Guest House’ is situated in Glenshley, on the border of La Lucia and only 3km away from the well known Umhlanga Rocks. It is flanked by the Indian Ocean to the East, Durban City and the major sports stadiums to the South, and Gateway Shopping Mal
12 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.
Our double-storied B&B annex has 4 tastefully furnished double rooms. Our guests have a separate entrance and secure parking area. Each room has its own TV with M-Net. They are all shower en-suite with ceiling fans and heaters. The bedrooms all .
This Elegant Homestead situated on 2 acres of parklike gardens has become sought after by tourists and Corporates who want good hospitality, cleanliness, comfort and peace & quiet
We are a small cosy backpackers just starting up in beautiful Durban North. We are situated in a quiet and safe part of Durban just 10 minutes away from the City of Durban.
Refresh at the Beach Hotel, right on the ocean's doorstep. Enjoy awe inspiring beach and sea views and spectacular sunsets from the comfort of your spacious hotel room or self catering apartment.
Whether you are planning a holiday or traveling on business you will enjoy the relaxed and clean atmosphere of Valley View Apartments in Durban. The apartments are located one block up from popular Addington Beach. This relaxed self catering ...