North Coast Holidays - KwaZulu Natal
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KwaZulu Natal's North Coast consists of magnificent stretches of endless beaches and rolling fields of sugar cane. The North Coast beaches vary from little private coves to craggy rock faces all making up this unique South African stretch of North KZN Coastline. Accommodation on the KwaZulu Natal north coastline has boomed and, although generally more expensive than it's South Coast cousin, this upmarket region has become a hot favourite for holiday accommodation in South Africa. Besides the variety of North Coast holiday accommodation, The KZN North Coast towns are a stepping stone to the far Northern Kwazulu Natal game reserve and lakes regions. This region is commonly known as Zululand, and is home to Umfolozi Game Reserve, Hluhluwe Game Reserve and The Great St Lucia Wetlands which is a South African National Heritage Site.
KZN North Coast - Where the dolphins play
The North Coast Indian Ocean is relatively clear, and the shallow waters attract dolphins who swim close to shore in order to feed. Thus the North Coast is also known as the Dolphin Coast, where surveys suggest that at least 200 dolphins, in small groups, frequent these waters.
KZN North Coast - A golfer's paradise
Between the Durban and the Ballito area, golfing enthusiasts will find some of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses. Umhlali Country Club, Zimbali Golf Estate, Prince's Grant Golf Estate and Mount Edgecombe Golf Estate are amongst the favourites.
KZN North Coast - Nature's playground and accommodation hot spot
The KwaZulu Natal North Coast offers scores of activities to choose from. Excellent fishing and diving spots can be found along the North Coast, including some scenic challenging golf courses. Surfing, sunbathing and swimming are popular past times for locals and holiday makers alike. Tennis courts, squash courts, bowling greens and well equipped fitness centres are available in the area. Hot air ballooning, microlight flights and shark diving experiences are some of the more adventurous North Coast activities.
Wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy the Harold Johnson Nature Reserve, situated on the banks of the Tugela River and run by the Parks Board. This North Coast reserve offers picnic sites and walking trails, and there is a small variety of game and large variety of bird life. The North Coast Crocodile Farm in Ballito has over 7000 Nile Crocodile plus snakes and other reptiles. The farm includes bush and hill trails, curios and refreshments.
At Umhlanga Rocks, the Natal Sharks Board offers visitors a chance to see an audio visual and shark dissection presentation, or they can browse the display hall and Sharks Board Curio Shop. Umhlanga Rocks accommodation has changed from a generally permanent residential town to a bustling holiday mecca.
The Umhlanga Ridge is a newly developed suburb of Umhlanga Rocks. The Umhlanga Rocks Gateway Shopping Centre is situated on the Umhlanga Ridge, and offers a 'big time' shopping experience to all local residents, and visitors to Umhlanga Rocks.
Besides Umhlanga Rocks, particular North Coast towns such as Ballito, Salt Rock and Chakas Rock offer a wide variety of restaurants to suit all occasions, where North Coast holiday makers can spend the evening enjoying mouth watering dishes, take in one of the latest movies, or dance the night away to the latest music craze. For 'shopaholics' there are modern shopping centres and specialist shops in abundance.
Blue Skies is a first floor apartment in Evergreen Estates suspended in the canopy of mature indigenous trees teaming with bird life. Overlooking the sparkling pool and magnificently maintained tropical garden, it is centrally located to a chain of spe
This newly renovated luxury air- conditioned apartment is on the first floor with lovely sea views. It is one of the most popular complexes in Ballito and is situated next to the main swimming beach.
18 Siesta is situated overlooking Thompson's Bay and High Rock in the Ballito Area. This 1st floor self catering unit offers 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The rooms all face the patio and have spectacular sea views. The complex has its own communal swimm
Our spacious three-bedroom apartment is on the 4th level of the beautiful Chakas Terrace complex on the beach at Chaka's Rock, with one short flight of stairs from the parking area to the front door.
The 4-bedroom self-catering unit is luxuarious and a mere walk on the path across the rocks to the lifeguard protected Thompson's Bay swimming beach. This popular main beach has a large tidal pool
The NOMAX BEACH HOUSE is a comfortable spacious family getaway home situated in the sought after area of Ballito - Thompsons Bay Beach. Boasting uninterrupted beach & sea views this home has it all to make your stay a relaxing memorable holiday! Sea vie
Glenview, is a neat, spacious double storey house that offers all the comforts of home, with a pool, stunning sea views, Pub, DVD, Satellite TV and access to the beach is +-500m from the house. It is self catering and sleeps 8.
Enjoy spectacular sea views from this lovely-furnished fully equipped spacious ground floor unit which sleeps a maximum of 4 people in 2 queen sized beds. Short walk to the popular Thompsons Bay beach and tidal pools which is across from complex.
The most sought after and popular Santorini provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool and a tennis court. This unit is the place to be. Walking distance to the beach, with access to Thompson Bay and private beaches ...
@ Dom's Bed & Breakfast is an exquisite 6 bedroomed beach house with pool and fitted kitchen in Ballito. Equipped and decorated for your enjoyment. Sleeps 14-16 people. In close proximity to sweeping beaches and exciting amenities to make your getaway an
An upmarket apartment right on the main beach of Ballito. The Dolphin Coast is designed to exceed all your expectations. Breathtaking views with the sun and sea right on your doorstep.
Located across the road from your own secluded piece of beach this immaculate self catering apartment on the 2nd level, has spectacular 180 degree sea views.
The house is ideal for family holidays, golfers etc. 10m from the beach front. Only 3km from Zimbali. This house can sleep up to 12 people in 4 bedrooms.
Luxurious upmarket 3 bed, 2 bathroom apartment right on the beach. Our apartment is one of only 3 on the very front wing of the building making it very exclusive and spacious with uninterrupted breaker views - spectacular!
Situated on the charming and secure Prince's Grant Golf Estate, 30 minutes north of Ballito, on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast of South Africa, Sea-for-Africa is the ideal place to stay, whether you are looking for a golfing holiday, beach holiday...
La Mustique 17 is a lovely spacious, recently renovated self-catering apartment for 6 people. Located in a secure and private complex right on the Ballito BEACHFRONT.
This lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit on the first floor is situated on the main Ballito bathing beach (Willard Beach) with magnificent sea views from the balcony and an easy walk to the beach with direct beach access.
The exotic atmosphere of Thai island living experienced on the pristine sands of Umdloti Beach. A place to relax in traditional Thai surrounds in the award winning Thai beach house 'Mei-Pen-Lai '.
Ballito Sands 2 includes an open plan kitchen, living room and dining room opening directly on to the patio, with direct beach access and a secure pool and communal braai facilities are available in the complex.
Walk into a world of opulence. This grand Penthouse is in the popular complex of 30 Degrees. It consists of 5 bedrooms, 3 with raised beds and 5 bathrooms.