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.
Our 1 bedroom suite is in a brand new development situated right next to the Zimbali Fairmont hotel in the Zimbali Coastal resort. You can have the benefit of having a self-catering unit with a separate lounge and dining area but also have all the hotel
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.
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.
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.
Lalaphansi offers three luxurious, fully equipped, tastefully furnished, self-catering apartments. All the apartments have air-conditioned bedrooms, M-Net and Satelite TV and private patios. The apartments vary in size sleeping from 2 to 6 persons...
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.
Spectacular sea views from Siesta 35 in Chakas Rock. A lovely-furnished fully equipped spacious apartment which sleeps a maximum of 6 people.
This holiday home has 3 massive garages for your vehicles to ensure safe and secure parking. For your convenience there are also a servant's quarters and laundry facilities on the property. Also included are TV Stations
Watch dolphins and whales frolic in the water- sleep to the sound of crashing waves- wake up watching the glowing sun peeping over the horizon. On the main Willard beach of Ballito, KwaZulu Natal. Luxurious, brand new Louis Luyt development ...
Come experience "island style" all white luxury at 27 Thira Santorini, which perches on a cliff facing the Indian Ocean, offering magnificent uninterrupted sea views.
CLOSER TO THE BEACH you cannot get! Exclusive, upmarket, modern, private and relaxing apartment with BREATH TAKING SEAVIEWS. Situated on the 2nd floor easily accessible by wheel chair as the complex has 2 elevators.
This upmarket three bedroom 2 full bathroom apartment is on the 4th floor , and right on the beach with spectacular sea views. The well known grannies pool is in front of the flat where it is very safe for children to swim.
If you really want to be on the beach, then you've come to the right place! These exquisitely designed and decorated cottages [ and swimming pool ] are set in an oasis of lush tropical gardens with the Indian ocean at the bottom of the lawn.
This fully furnished log cabin is situated in a quiet, private garden under large shady trees with own gated entrance and secure, uncovered parking. It sleeps 4 comfortably but 2 children can be accommodated on a sleeper couch.
Sea-side Spa Apartment is a newly renovated apartment on the ground floor, ideally situated within walking distance from the main bathing beach at Salt Rock on the idyllic Dolphin Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. The Beach has lifeguard services 7 days a week
This secure two bedroom unit with fantastic sea views is situated on the first floor of a beachfront complex. It has direct access to a beautiful swimming beach with a tidal pool, where one can also enjoy an afternoon stroll or morning workout alongside t
This exquisite 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom seaside apartment is on the beach front and a 5 minute drive to the airport. You’ll love my place because of the breathtaking views and the fantastic location within walking distance to restaurants and the tidal pool.
Two cottages right on the beach. Both cottages sleep from 2 to 5 people.Each cottage has 2 en suite bedrooms.fully equipped - linen, towels & DStv.Serviced daily. Security by electric fence.
This luxury self catering apartment is situated about 20 meters from the water's edge, overlooking a small private beach. Watch dolphins, whales and the local fishermen while enjoying sundowners on the patio.
17 Perissa, Santorini - Ballito. This stunning first floor unit is situated in one of the Santorini villages – the unit is level to the parking but has a balcony.