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.
Cottage: 2 double-bed rooms (1 room - en-suite with sea views), 2 bathrooms (no bath tub, only shower facilities), entire cottage - fully air conditioned, storage cupboards in both rooms, double sleeper couch in open plan area, open plan lounge/...
This lovely, spacious apartment has 3 bedrooms, sleeping up to 6 people, and 2 bathrooms with bath and shower (main en-suite). Offering spectacular ocean views, it is the perfect holiday spot!
Private and peaceful, the large Cape Georgian home nestles in a secure garden on the exclusive Dolphin Crescent. The 5 bedrooms are beautifully furnished and are very comfortable. They have air-conditioning, TV, hospitality tray and en-suite ...
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, ...
This is one of the finest units available for letting in the entire Santorini complex - located in the front row, on the cliff of the beach, of the very popular Akrotiri. Sit on the patio and watch the dolphins swim by! With unobstructed ...
4 The Grange is a 4 bedroom 8 sleeper apartment situated right on beach with beautiful uninterrupted seaviews. Direct access to beach. In walking distance to shops, restaurants and main beach.
The Forest House is a 5 bed roomed self catering beach house, situated in a private secure estate. Accommodates Maximum 10 people - MAXIMUM 8 ADULTS PERMITTED others children. 5 minutes drive to the beach to one of the most exclusive unspoilt beaches...
With inspiration and contents as various as Kiaat clad columns, custom wine cellar and a garden to provide a green oasis for peaceful contemplation, this Milkwood Drive residence epitomizes the luxury of a grand home set in the coastal forest.
5 Casablanca is a self-catering, beachfront apartment that sleeps eight and has direct access to Ballito promenade and the beach. This triplex self-catering accommodation offers you a beautifully, recently renovated unit. The layout of this unit makes
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.
Eden Palms Unit 2 is a beautiful, comfortable and fully equipped self-catering apartment in Shakas Rock, suitable for four people.
Lagoon Cottage is located in Salt Rock only 5km north of Ballito with good shopping, recreational and restaurant facilities in both places. Our cottage is compact, private and comfortable with good security, ideal for a couple or small family.
The accommodation consists of two bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms and a separate guest toilet. Each room opens onto the covered outdoor stoep. The kitchen is fully equipped.
The main bedroom has a king size extra length bed and has an air conditioner and a bathroom en suite. The second room has a double bed and ceiling fan. The 3rd bed room has two single beds
Le Paradis 10 is an upmarket 2 bedroom unit ideally situated in the back of a beachfront complex. The complex has a lovely deck which overlooks the Indian Ocean (beachfront complex with communal access to a large roof deck).
A luxurious recently refurbished self-catering unit situated right on the beach in a safe and secure complex (24hr security). There are 3 rooms each with a double bed. Main bedroom is en-suite with a shower and bath and second and third bedrooms share a b
A very well equipped "Home from Home" apartment on the Beach with 180 degree Sea Views in the little Boutique Village of Umdloti just 10km North of Umhlanga and 10km from King Shaka International Airport.
Our 5 bedroom cottage sleeps 12 people, has a large lounge and a dining area, large veranda and a double garage. The kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, oven, fridge, deepfreeze, cutlery, crockery, etc. as well as an outside protected braai area
371 Blink Bonnie is a spacious and extremely private self-catering house, located on the 3rd hole of the exclusive and secure Prince's Grant Golf Estate, which is rated among the best in South Africa.
Each of our six elegant en-suite, air conditioned bedrooms have cool cotton percale linen and private entrance onto a patio area with access to the sparkling pool. Each room is equipped with a mini bar, DStv, 2 have CD players, beverages supplied.