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.
Both business and leisure guests can enjoy tranquil, subtropical weather and vast unspoilt beaches within close proximity to all amenities. Enjoy stunning views from the patio where you can view dolphins frolicking in the waves! There's a double ...
No. 36 The Village Sheffield Beach overlooks secluded Sheffield Beach with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Beach gear is essential for refreshing swims, exploratory walks along the coved beaches...
The unit’s spacious balcony offers excellent views of the blue ocean, the sparkling swimming pool and the luxuriant gardens and various braai areas. Al fresco meals may be enjoyed on our outdoor picnic patio furniture while watching the breakers.
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.
This beautiful double story 4-bedroom / 3-bathroom holiday house has been designed and furnished with comfort and elegance in mind; with all the creature comforts to make it the perfect home away from home for up to 8 guests. The house is situated in a se
Die Strandhuis has 4 separate self-catering options: the HOUSE, EMBUIA, ROSEWOOD and GRETA'S. All are self-catering, are situated in a garden, have full sea view, are 100m from the beach and allow small breed doggies on request.
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
Le Vallon Estate is a large comfortable farmhouse surrounded by expansive lawns & gardens with beautiful views of rolling sugar cane fields. This country getaway is perfect for groups & family gatherings.
371 Blink Bonnie is a spacious and extremely private self-catering house, located on the 3rd hole of the exclusive and secure Prince's Grant Golf Estate, which is rated among the best in South Africa.
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
This modern Penthouse is on the top floor of a 2 story building allowing amazing views over the North Coast. The property has 4 en-suite bedrooms sleeping 8 guest comfortably.
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
Situated on the Beach in the holiday village of Zinkwazi, at the Gateway to KZN's game reserves, yet close to Umhlanga and King Shaka Int. Airport. Rooms available are 4 x standard twin rooms, 14 x three bedroom apartments, 10 x two bedroom apartments and
Prince's Grant Golf Club and Country Estate is situated on the Dolphin Coast (North Coast) KwaZulu-Natal, 40 minutes north of Durban/Umhlanga, within easy reach of the Northern KwaZulu-Natal game reserves and battlefields sites
Villa Al Ameer is a newly renovated property, ideal for a family getaway. It is a home that's peaceful and where one feels comfortable to live in, where you'll have lots of laughter and create special memories. Villa Al Ameer invites you to come create m
Santorini is a Greek styled village with 6 complexes each with their own swimming pool, based on the cliff of Thompson's Bay.This unit is in the complex situated on Santorini's semi private beach, it has 3 bedrooms all sea facing that sleeps 6 people
The NOMAX BEACH HOUSE is a comfortable spacious family getaway home situated in the sought after area of Ballito - Thompsons Bay Beach. Boasting uninterrupted beach & sea views this home has it all to make your stay a relaxing memorable holiday! Sea vie
Le Paradis 10 is an upmarket 2 bedroom unit ideally situated in the back of a beachfront complex. The complex has a lovely deck which overlooks the Indian Ocean (beachfront complex with communal access to a large roof deck).
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.
Situated on the magnificent Dolphin Coast, Tinley's View is a two-minute walk away from the swimming beach