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.
MiniVillas offers beachfront, self-catering, holiday accommodation with direct beach access, set in beautiful spacious grounds giving panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. The central beach has lifeguards and a shark protected swimming area.
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 ...
Modern three bedroom apartment situated on the rocks and waters edge of the beautiful coastal town of Ballito, North Coast, Kwa-Zulu Natal. Fold away the aluminium stack doors and enjoy the Indian Ocean on your doorstep, feel the sea breeze fill your lung
Ocean Whisper is a spacious and tranquil upmarket apartment overlooking the exquisite Westbrook Beach. Nestled between Ballito and La Mercy on the Dolphin Coast - the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal - this beautiful self-catering unit has recently been ref
Looking for a relaxing seaside escape from the hustle and bustle of life. No.4 Mallorca will not disappoint. Our four sleeper ground floor apartment, set on two levels, is safe, beautiful, spacious and offers magnificent views of the Indian Ocean...
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.
This newly renovated 1.5 bedroom apartment is situated on the 6th floor of La Ballito, across the road from Ballito's main Willard beach and boasting spectacular sea views. The apartment consists of one bedroom with a double bed, and a ½ open room with 2
5 Casablanca is a self-catering, beachfront apartment that sleeps eight and has direct access to Ballito promenade and the beach. This triplex self-catering accommodation offers you a beautifully, recently renovated unit. The layout of this unit makes
Our bedrooms are all luxurious and cater for your every possible need. You will discover that the pursuit of supreme comfort has been our vendetta while creating these wonderful rooms which are all decorated in a sophisticated manner. Though we ...
Fully furnished 2 bedroom self catering unit, direct beach access. Sleeps 4 people. Main bedroom: Double bed. Second bedroom: 2 Single beds
Bikini is a complex in Ballito comprised of 8 apartments, all with a sea view. It is ideally situated at 52A Compensation Beach Road.
Salties is positioned on a property that is on the beach with direct access to the main protected swimming area. This 2 bedroom garden apartment has partial sea views. The unit is situated on the same property as our personal family home...
This lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit on the first floor is situated on the main Ballito bathing beach (Willard Beach) with magnificent sea views from the balcony and an easy walk to the beach with direct beach access.
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 ...
Hilltop Cottage is a fantastic family holiday home set in a private garden, situated between Salt Rock and Chaka's Rock. Watch the dolphin passing by as you sip your tea under the large milkwood tree, or spend time at the beach - just a 3 minute walk away
The Islands 18 is situated in the favorite holiday destination of Ballito on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, and offers quality accommodation overlooking the most beautiful views of the Indian Ocean.
Exclusive use property set 300 metres from seaside (5 mins walk). Features a swimming pool, ample parking, large garden, 2 living rooms, 4 bedrooms (2 ensuite bedrooms), 3 bathrooms including a master bedroom with a large private balcony.
3 bedrooms, 3 Bath, main en-suite. Open plan kitchen / dining / sitting room. Excellent sea views. Double automated garage. Air conditioned. 2 large viewing decks.
Situated along the beachfront of the popular Ballito Bay Promenade, this ground floor apartment offers a spacious private balcony with breath-taking views of the ocean.
Breathtaking, unsurpassed, 180 degree sea view, absolutely on the beach makes this 4 bedroom penthouse apartment difficult to beat...