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.
Breathtaking, unsurpassed, 180 degree sea view, absolutely on the beach makes this 4 bedroom penthouse apartment difficult to beat...
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.
Maratea is a quiet, secure complex on the inland side of the main beach road, offering partial sea views. The complex is approximately 600m from the beach and within walking distance to the main swimming beach.
In immaculate condition due to total refurbishment this triplex penthouse is modern and upmarket and offers you granite kitchen open plan living and patio with partial sea views. Also offers you six seater dining room...
This fully furnished villa is a garden unit with uninterrupted sea-views. It consists of a well equipped, granite kitchen including fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. Three bedrooms, comfortably sleeping 8.
The flat is fully furnished and upgraded on an ongoing basis. There are 3 bedrooms: 1 x double (own balcony) and 2 x two single beds. All beds with sheets and blankets. 2 Bathrooms. The flat sleeps a maximum of 6 people.
The apartment sleeps 6 people comfortably with 2 bedrooms and two bathrooms. The main bedroom has a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom has 4 single beds (2 of which are stacked). The second bathroom contains a bath and shower.
This 2-bedroom garden apartment, which sleeps 4, is in a safe complex and situated a stone's throw away from the sea, being the closest unit to the beach. It has a large tiled patio and small garden, and superb sea views coupled with personal privacy.
Bikini is ideally situated on the beachfront in Ballito on the dolphin coast or north coast of KwaZulu Natal, and is a mere 30 minute drive from Durban.
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,...
Howela Beach House is on the Dolphin Coast of South Africa, approximately a 30 minute drive (50km) North from Durban. Positioned right on Salt Rock’s Main Beach! Enjoy one of KwaZulu Natal’s prime swimming beaches with protective shark nets...
Black Rock Beach Cottage is a double storey house with a separate little flat in the garden and is situated right on the beach front. The Top section sleeps 10, the Bottom section sleeps 6 and the little Flatlet sleeps 4. These units can be taken ...
Spend your days on the beach from the comfort of your well appointed cottage, or simply venture 30 metres out to the water's edge and enjoy any of many choice activities at hand.
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 ...
Collisheen Estate’s bed & breakfast has been running for five years, and has been a welcome addition to the Collisheen family. We have converted Douglas Liege & Zillah Hulett’s original homestead into a three-room bed & breakfast, all en-suite.
Come and experience one of the most beautiful spots on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast. Not only do you have clean, pristine sandy beaches to walk or sunbathe on, but there are many rock pools full of interesting sea life to observe. The warm Indian...
Our spacious renovated upmarket corner unit is on the first floor of The Boulders, a sought after beachfront security complex on Compensation Road, Ballito.
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.
Dolphin View Beach House self catering cottage is situated on Salt Rock main beach, on the Dolphin Coast. A beach lover's paradise, ideal for the entire family.
Exclusive, private and relaxing. 2 spacious apartments, on the beachfront with stunning beach and breaker view. Eden 3 is the perfect holiday home for the family.