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.
37 Sovereign Sands is a stylish four-bedroomed apartment built into the dunes on the magnificent Blythedale Beach. It's designed on three levels with the open plan living area on the top floor to maximise views.
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!
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...
This is a fully self contained cottage, located within the secure boundary of our home. We overlook the unspoilt beach of Christmas Bay.
Our spacious three-bedroom apartment is on the 4th level of the beautiful Chakas Terrace complex on the beach at Chaka's Rock, with one short flight of stairs from the parking area to the front door.
Simbithi Estate is a beautiful Eco-friendly development nestled between Ballito and Salt Rock, where the community enjoys wildlife and nature on their doorstep as part of daily life, with all the convenience and security you could dream of in the heart of
This spacious holiday house, situated right on the beach at Salmon Bay, has sea views and direct access to the beach via a private pathway. It is ideal for bigger families, with all the bedrooms downstairs and balcony, lounge,dining room.
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, ...
The cottage sleeps 4 and consists of two large bedrooms. The flatlet is open plan with a double bed and there is a sleeper couch in the lounge area for young children.
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.
@ Dom's Bed & Breakfast is an exquisite 6 bedroomed beach house with pool and fitted kitchen in Ballito. Equipped and decorated for your enjoyment. Sleeps 14-16 people. In close proximity to sweeping beaches and exciting amenities to make your getaway an
La Pirogue 25 is an upmarket self catering and sea facing apartment on the first floor of this beautiful complex and sleeps 6 people. The entrance is only five steps above the parking area at the back.
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.
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
An elegant, designer home proudly positioned on a large exclusive site within the lush coastal forest belt of the Zimbali Coastal Resort, with endless views of the forested conservation area and the golf course.
Thompsons Bay Beach Cottage is situated on the beach directly above the famous Thompsons Bay tidal pool in Chakas rock, KZN. The cottage is self-catering and consists of one bedroom, lounge, kitchenette and shower/toilet.
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
Nautilhouse is a beachfront house in Zinkwazi Beach which can accommodate 10 people.Most of the rooms are air-conditioned.Nice kitchen. TV. Swimming pool. Four garages. Direct access to the beach.Large garden.Excellent security system.Pets welcome.
Fantastic sea views. 1 x sitting room and dining room area. 5 x Bedrooms. Beautiful enclosed deck and bar area with braai facility overlooking ocean.
Situated high on the Umdloti Green Belt dune overlooking the breakers, Whale View Beach House is a fully furnished, open plan haven. The house has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. The view is magical. It's absolutely peaceful here, ideal for a family