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.
Aloestone @ Prince's Grant on KwaZulu-Natal North Coast. Self-Catering 2 to 12 guest holiday. House: 4 double en-suite bedrooms, 2 studio rooms. Security Golf Estate. Beach, squash, birding forest hikes, pools, fishing, tennis, canoeing, wildlife,...
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.
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.
Die Strandhuis has 4 separate self-catering options: the HOUSE, EMBUIA, ROSEWOOD and GRETA'S. All are self-catering, are situated in a garden, have full sea view, are 100m from the beach and allow small breed doggies on request.
MiniVillas offers beachfront, self-catering, holiday accommodation with direct beach access, set in beautiful spacious grounds giving panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. The central beach has lifeguards and a shark protected swimming area.
Amazing multipurpose 5 bedroom home in perfect breathtaking surroundings. Main home is triple storey designed, linked via a suspended wooden deck bridge to a double storey consisting of individual studio apartments. Prince's Grant Coastal Golf ...
Directly across from the Main Beach with, beautiful ocean views ! Very well situated . You can park your car in the complex, and walk around safely. Right next next to the apartment block, is a very handy shopping center with Friendly Grocer.
Spindrift is only a 1minute walk to a lovely bathing beach yet uniquely situated in a secluded,sub-tropical garden, surrounded by indigenous forest, which is full of birds and wild life.
Gone Fishin is situated in picturesque Salt Rock – with its beautiful views of the sea, this is the perfect spot for a relaxing beach holiday.
Open plan furnished, 6th floor studio suite for two or one with double bed. Linen and bath towels are included. Bring your own beach towels. Also TV with fourteen DStv channels and ducted air conditioned throughout.
Beach Villa & Beach Studio offers self-catering accommodation located in the vibrant town of Ballito.
The quiet and relaxed "island style" resort of Salt Rock on the Kwa-Zulu Natal coast is renowned for it's year round sun-shine, secluded beaches and exciting nightlife in sidewalk cafe's, restaurants and pubs ... the best of both worlds!
Milkwood Cottage is in Sheffield Beach, a secluded spot on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal. The cottage is self-catering (sleeps two) and consists of one large bed/sitter with fully-equipped kitchenette/dining area and separate shower/toilet/dressin
This spacious beachfront loft room is a beautiful space to unwind, relax and enjoy the many amenities nearby. It has a king size bed, a daybed and a cosy sitting area for reading or watching TV (DSTV /Explorer ), an en suite bathroom and a fully equipped