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.
This 2-bedroom garden apartment, which sleeps 4, is in a safe complex and situated a stone's throw away from the sea, being the closest unit to the beach. It has a large tiled patio and small garden, and superb sea views coupled with personal privacy.
Ideal for large family gatherings! Pet friendly! Walking distance to popular Granny's Pool and beach. Spacious 5 bedroom 4 bathroom home/double garage/domestic room (can accommodate 10 people).
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.
The 4-bedroom self-catering unit is luxuarious and a mere walk on the path across the rocks to the lifeguard protected Thompson's Bay swimming beach. This popular main beach has a large tidal pool
An Upmarket apartment right on the main beach of Ballito's Dolphin Coast, is designed to meet all your expectations. Breathtaking views with sun and sea right on your doorstep, you basically take a lift and you are on the main beach.
An upmarket apartment right on the main beach of Ballito. The Dolphin Coast is designed to exceed all your expectations. Breathtaking views with the sun and sea right on your doorstep.
Bikini is ideally situated on the beachfront in Ballito on the dolphin coast or north coast of KwaZulu Natal, and is a mere 30 minute drive from Durban.
10 Marichel is an upmarket penthouse unit with uninterrupted seaviews of Thompsons Bay. It has a private gate providing beach access to the 12 units in the complex as well as a swimming pool for the tenants.
2 full bathrooms with bath, loo and basin. Separate single toilet. Separate hot and cold shower. Open plan living area leading on to back and fantastic large front patio areas with patio table, chairs and deck chairs. Laundry facilities in garage.
A free standing house (240sqm), ideal for family holidays, holidays with small pets or quiet getaways. The property is about a 3 minute walk away from the main beach and tidal pool. It has 3 bedrooms and 2,5 bathrooms as well as a large patio ...
Dunromin is in Shaka's Rock, a quiet spot on the north coast of Kwa Zulu Natal. The cottage is self-catering and consists of one large bed/sitter with fully-equipped kitchen/dining area and separate bedroom
The main bedroom has a king size extra length bed and has an air conditioner and a bathroom en suite. The second room has a double bed and ceiling fan. The 3rd bed room has two single beds
Self-Catering 2-bed cottage in Shakas Rock, Ballito. 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms ground floor cottage. Beach front with direct access to beach.
Breath-taking views, songs of the ocean waves and luxurious furnishes and fittings welcome you. Italian designer furniture, travertine marble tiles, stainless steel fittings and most up to date electronic equipment ensures your stay is a luxurious...
17 Isikhulu offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in a 2-bedroom apartment situated within a complex right on the beach in the seaside town of Umdloti.
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.
This modern, fully furnished, 3rd floor apartment has magnificent sea-views from the large patio, living room, main and second bedrooms.
Prince's Grant boasts stunning private beaches and a world-class golf coarse. You’ll love our beach house because of the lovely sea views, the spacious bedrooms, the open-plan kitchen dining room and lounge area perfect for big families.
The house (recently refurbished) sleeps a maximum of 8 people, consisting of 4 bedrooms, 2 lounges & a diningroom - all open plan - and a wonderful verandah for outdoor breakfasts, braais or for simply enjoying the spectacular view of the sea.
Lagoon Cottage is located in Salt Rock only 5km north of Ballito with good shopping, recreational and restaurant facilities in both places. Our cottage is compact, private and comfortable with good security, ideal for a couple or small family.