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 fully furnished villa is a garden unit with uninterrupted sea-views. It consists of a well equipped, granite kitchen including fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. Three bedrooms, comfortably sleeping 8.
The exclusive complex of Marichel has only 12 units in total and this is one of these spacious apartments, number 7. It is situated right above the sought after and very popular Thompsons Bay, offering magnificent ocean views.
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.
Amazing multipurpose 5 bedroom home in perfect breathtaking surroundings. Main home is triple storey designed, linked via a suspended wooden deck bridge to a double storey consisting of individual studio apartments. Prince's Grant Coastal Golf ...
This stunning cottage offers a perfect holiday venue - a beautifully appointed home, only steps away from the Beach. It is within walking distance to the main Salt Rock Beach, complete with safe swimming facilities, and Salt Rock's well-known tidal p
This ground floor, bachelor apartment is situated only a few steps from the sea. From the parking area, there's 1 flight of stairs going down to the unit. It has direct access to the beach & 3 kilometer promenade, with the well known "granny's pool"...
Situated on front row of the beach front, you step off the balcony, onto an enclosed grassed area, onto the beach! This apartment is between Ballito and Salt Rock and enjoys peaceful surroundings.
Billfish Apartments offers self-catering apartment accommodation in Ballito, catering for guests that wish to have a relaxing and comfortable holiday or evening after a day of business. The beach and restaurants are just down the road with the main shoppi
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.
Blue Skies is a first floor apartment in Evergreen Estates suspended in the canopy of mature indigenous trees teaming with bird life. Overlooking the sparkling pool and magnificently maintained tropical garden, it is centrally located to a chain of spe
Luxurious self-catering apartment situated right on the coast of Ballito in the heart of the Dolphin Coast, with direct access to the beach. The apartment is spacious and open-plan, with a large balcony for entertaining and dolphin viewing.
The apartment sleeps 6 people comfortably with 2 bedrooms and two bathrooms. The main bedroom has a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom has 4 single beds (2 of which are stacked). The second bathroom contains a bath and shower.
Looking for the perfect self catering getaway, escape to a 3 bedroom fully air-conditioned sanctuary away from the city overlooking the stunning La Mercy Beach which is just a short stroll away. Suitable for a family or for the executive -sleeps 6
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.
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.
Situated on the magnificent Dolphin Coast, Tinley's View is a two-minute walk away from the swimming beach
Collisheen Estate's bed & breakfast has been running for five years, & has been a welcome addition to the Collisheen family. We have converted Douglas Liege & Zillah Hulett's original homestead into a Wedding Venue & 3 room bed & breakfast, all en-suite.
Our 5 bedroom cottage sleeps 12 people, has a large lounge and a dining area, large veranda and a double garage. The kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, oven, fridge, deepfreeze, cutlery, crockery, etc. as well as an outside protected braai area
No. 4 Mallorca is a ground floor two bedroomed duplex apartment looking onto the beautifully kept gardens and swimming pool of the complex.The apartment is newly decorated and furnished in a simple modern style with everything you need for a comfortable
Situated high on the Umdloti Green Belt dune overlooking the breakers, Whale View Beach House is a fully furnished, open plan haven. The house has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. The view is magical. It's absolutely peaceful here, ideal for a family