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.
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.
This holiday apartment offers the holiday maker perfect convenience with it's ideal location. It is close to the beach, shopping centres and other popular amenities in Ballito. The flat sleeps 6 people comfortably with 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The Villa is ideal for entertainment with an open plan lounge, kitchen and bar area surrounded by enormous timber sundecks.
Blythedale Beach is a small unspoilt beach resort situated on the North Coast of KwaZulu Natal, approx. midway between Durban and Empangeni. Two luxury double rooms, each with en-suite shower room, ceiling fan, tea and coffee making facilities, ...
Situated on the beach in Chakas Rock, this beautiful spacious apartment offers you open plan living with most rooms opening out onto enormous full length patio overlooking exceptional sea views.
Sit back, relax and have a braai overlooking the ocean, while you are surrounded by landscaped gardens and the variety of bird life. We are 5 minutes away from the main Willard swimming beach.
There are two double bedrooms on the top floor, sharing a bathroom with shower and there are a sleeper couch and room for a divan in the lounge, on the ground floor for another two persons. There is a guest toilet and wash-basin off the lounge ...
Situated along the very popular Willard Beach in Ballito, 305 Manor Gardens offers self-catering accommodation in a spacious open plan living area and 3 bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, sea views from your bed, and direct access from each room to an
The Beacon No 31, Shakas Rock, is a modern ground floor unit is perfect for a beach-side break away. This 8 sleeper is situated in a secure, gated complex and offers a stunning sea-view from the enclosed veranda.
This four-bedroom, ground floor apartment is situated right on the beach with spectacular 180degree sea- and beach views, and is only 100m away from the main beach of Ballito, and 100m away from the famous granny pool. Only 5 steps down from the apartment
Ocean View Villa's set in the heart of Chaka's Rock provides a range of accommodation varying from upmarket and corporate to family units. All linen is provided (except beach towels and dish cloths).
Set in indigenous milkwood forest with private access to a beautiful stretch of beach, this sunny house has a large covered deck overlooking the forest with views to the sea, and lawned areas perfect for children to play.
Sea-side Spa Apartment is a newly renovated apartment on the ground floor, ideally situated within walking distance from the main bathing beach at Salt Rock on the idyllic Dolphin Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. The Beach has lifeguard services 7 days a week
This luxury duplex is only 20 steps away from a private beach with 24 hour security. It is situated on the Magnificent Dolphin Coast only 10 minutes drive from Ballito and 29 kilometres from the King Shaka International Airport.
Our upmarket 3 bedrooms, all sea facing, 2 bathroom apartment is right on the beachfront, overlooking Granny's Pool.
La Ballito 505 is a 1.5 bedroom apartment across the road from the beach, on the upper level with lovely seaviews. It consists of one bedroom with a double bed, and a ½ open room with 2 built in bunk beds, an open plan kitchen/lounge area.
This newly and stylishly decorated, air-conditioned luxury apartment in the Simbithi Eco-Estate offers stunning panoramic sea views.
Explore the tropical Dolphin Coast on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal. There are beautiful beaches with a warm and temperate climate all year round. Ballito is famous for its promenade, which runs almost the entire length of the Ballito coastline from Sal
This home is privately positioned overlooking an indigenous garden and the ocean for you to enjoy the tranquillity only interrupted by the numerous birdlife whilst lazing on the verandah or cooling off in the swimming pool.
Villa Al Ameer is a newly renovated property, ideal for a family getaway. It is a home that's peaceful and where one feels comfortable to live in, where you'll have lots of laughter and create special memories. Villa Al Ameer invites you to come create m