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.
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.
La Mustique central to the CBD on the 5km shoreline promenade in Ballito is a much sought after up-market private and secure complex due to its perfect holiday location.
Spectacular sea views from Siesta 35 in Chakas Rock. A lovely-furnished fully equipped spacious apartment which sleeps a maximum of 6 people.
Malibu in Beverly Hills Estate is a ground floor apartment with full frontal seaview in Ballito. This upmarket, self catering apartment sleeps 6 and offers you 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (en-suite, shower and bath).
Phumula Self Catering Beach Cottage is a neat, spacious, secure and fully equipped self catering cottage situated on the front row of Main Beach, Salt Rock. The cottage sleeps 12 people.
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...
Located right on the Ballito beachfront, this spacious apartment offers a balcony with magnificent views of the blue ocean, the sparkling swimming pool and the lush, well-maintained gardens. The recently renovated apartment has three bedrooms, two bathroo
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.
Family Beach Cottage has five double bedrooms and four bathrooms, two bedrooms en-suite. It is fully equipped including linen.
The apartment contains 4 bedrooms en-suite. The main bedroom has a double bed and the other three have two single beds. The unit also has a TV lounge, an open plan fully fitted kitchen, dining area and a more formal lounge
Our upmarket 3 bedrooms, all sea facing, 2 bathroom apartment is right on the beachfront, overlooking Granny's Pool.
15 Dorado Bay is in a secure complex close to all modern amenities yet situated in a private and restful enclave. Whatever your interest there is something here for you. It is easy to reach by car or by flights to King Shaka International Airport (30 minu
San's Place offers an air-conditioned, en suite bedroom ( bath, toilet, washbasin and separate shower) , a fully equipped kitchen, complete with washing machine, and a large lounge with DStv and DVD. The lounge and bedroom have sliding doors that
Listen to the breakers, only 150m from your verandah &decide whether to join the fun at the beach or stay &relax in your own private space. Coral Dreams is a newly renovated apartment, ideally situated within walking distance from the main bathing beach
La Pirogue 55 is a newly renovated and luxurious 3 bedroom ground floor self-catering unit with a private garden just across from Ballito’s Willards Beach (+- 150m). The unit is situated within walking distance from the supermarket and restaurants.
The Grange is situated on the beachfront, central to the CBD and is on a 5km shoreline promenade. Main bedroom has en-suit bathroom .Single beds in 2nd and 3rd bedrooms.
The main house consists of 3 bedrooms - The Main and Second bedrooms are air-conditioned and have King Size beds with down duvets. The third bedroom has 3 bunk beds. The main bedroom is en-suite
This upmarket three-bedroom, 3rd floor apartment is situated in a complex that is on the edge of the beach and sea with panoramic, uninterrupted breaker sea views from the large balcony with direct access from the unit to the beach.
This luxurious 3 bedroom self-catering unit is spacious, tastefully furnished and is located across the road from Ballito's Compensation beach.
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.