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.
The name of the complex is BIKINI and is situated at 52A Compensation Beach Road. Bikini Number 2 is a 3 bedroom, six sleeper, Duplex self catering unit.
Tontiki 11, is a self-catering apartment, situated in a prime position, on the beachfront in Ballito, with unsurpassed sea views of the Indian Ocean. This modern, tastefully furnished, third floor apartment, has a large patio ...
Salt rock is an ideal beach holiday destination. Only 40mins from Durban and 15mins from King Shaka international airport. Our typical thatched cottage is situated only 200meters from Salt Rock main swimming beach. . From the cottage it is an easy walk
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.
This spacious open-plan house is just a few steps off the lawn onto sought after Salt Rock Main Beach. Your holiday here will offer an incredible experience of being close to the ocean. Enjoy watching whales frolicking and dolphins cruising up and down th
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.
Enjoy this tranquil furnished fully equipped spacious 2-bedroom garden unit which sleeps a maximum of 6 people. Only a short walk to the popular Thompsons Bay Beach and tidal pools which is across the road from the complex.
43 La Pirogue is a , Self Catering , 3 Bedroom unit, situated in Central Balitto. This newly decorated, Air Conditioned unit is situated 100 meters from , Balitto's Compensation Beach.
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
18 THE BEACON is a lovely light and airy three bed roomed unit. The complex is well run with lovely gardens and 24 hour security. Well known Thompson's Bay is just across the road.
14 Sauwbona Chalets is nestled in the heart of the forest with in the Zimbali Resort rated as one of the most secure estates in South Africa. The resort has beach access, one of the finest golf courses and wildlife on your door step. The Chalet has 3 bedr
This spacious holiday cottage, situated right on the beach at Salmon Bay, has sea views and direct access to the beach via a private pathway.
This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom flat can accommodate 4 adults and 2 children under the age of 10 years for a minimum of Four (4) nights stay, except during the December/January School holidays, when the minimum stay is 10 nights.
28 on Hugh Dent is a lovely 1 bedroom garden cottage just a short walk from Tiffany's Beach in Salt Rock.
Situated in an apartment block on the beautiful Ballito beachfront, Boulders boasts some of the most magnificent views of the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.
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).
The unit consists of a master bedroom with a queen bed and an en-suite bathroom with a shower. It is fitted with an air-conditioner for those very hot nights. The second bedroom consists of a three quarter and a single bed.
The spacious and modern well appointed apartment sleeps 6 people and has a camp cot for a baby or toddler. There are 3 large bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and a guest loo. The kitchen includes all the necessary equipment to prepare meals.
We are situated directly on the beachfront that is protected by shark nets and lifeguards are on duty in season. Swimming, surfing, micro lighting, dolphin viewing, fishing and rock pools and much more
Located on the KZN North Coast, about 90Kms from Durban or Richards Bay, Agape self-catering, secure and pet friendly Beach house is beautifully situated, with magnificent river and sea views and has direct access to the beach.