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 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
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.
Westbrook is a quiet area, with a quiet beach, but 10 minutes away from busy holiday beaches, both North and South, offering restaurants, shops, internet, boat trips for dolphin viewing etc.
Martinique 41 is situated in a lovely beachfront complex in Shakas Rock. The complex is a short walk on a path to Shakas Rock’s main beach, Thompson’s Bay. Thompson’s Bay is a lifeguard protected swimming beach. This popular beach has a large tidal pool,
La Ballito 505 is a 1.5 bedroom apartment across the road from the beach, on the upper level with lovely seaviews. It consists of one bedroom with a double bed, and a ½ open room with 2 built in bunk beds, an open plan kitchen/lounge area.
This four-bedroom, ground floor apartment is situated right on the beach with spectacular 180degree sea- and beach views, and is only 100m away from the main beach of Ballito, and 100m away from the famous granny pool. Only 5 steps down from the apartment
Spectacular sea views from Siesta 35 in Chakas Rock. A lovely-furnished fully equipped spacious apartment which sleeps a maximum of 6 people.
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 ...
This three bedroom, 1st floor apartment with a balcony and side sea views, is right on the well-known Grannies Pool where it is very safe for children to swim. The apartment is tastefully furnished and well equipped.
The main house consists of 3 bedrooms - The Main and Second bedrooms are air-conditioned and have King Size beds with down duvets. The third bedroom has 3 bunk beds. The main bedroom is en-suite
Spindrift is only a 1minute walk to a lovely bathing beach yet uniquely situated in a secluded,sub-tropical garden, surrounded by indigenous forest, which is full of birds and wild life.
Beautiful spacious tastefully furnished seaside bungalow meters from the beach and tidal pool comprising main en suite with king size bed and three additional bedrooms with queensize beds, all four bedrooms have balconies with outstanding sea views.
Gorgeous Seaviews. Quick 400m walk onto the Beach sand! Modern Ground Floor unit. Grass front lawn for BBQ, sunbathe or kids to play. Lifeguard monitored beaches with Beautiful Rockpools & Tidal Pool. Pool in complex.Tennis Court. 24 hr Security.
This tastefully furnished, upmarket, 3-bedroom apartment sleeps 6 people in three queen sized beds. The apartment has two full bathrooms (both with bath and shower) and an open plan lounge, dining room and kitchen area with scullery. The furnished woode
The cottage sleeps 4 and (a 5th person can be accommodated on a fold up bed if required) 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.
Our beautiful farm-style home is located on 11 acres of lush paradise, a quick 5min walk to Sheffield beach. There is a bass dam that will keep the young and old entertained for hours should the weather not be great for the beach.
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.
Ilanga 7 is a luxurious, fully air-conditioned, modern apartment situated within Simbithi Eco & Golf Estate in Ballito, ideal for the perfect holiday in a sub tropical climate of KwaZulu-Natal.
508 The Boulders, situated in Ballito, on the Dolphin Coast, South Africa, upmarket self-catering apartment in Ballito - furnished in "beach house style" with stunning views over "Granny's Pool" and the warm Indian Ocean. Fully e
Unwind in a private escape, facing the Indian Ocean with gorgeous elevated sea views in this luxurious and beautifully appointed cocoon of comfort.