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 modern furnished apartment has magnificent sea-views from all rooms including the three bedrooms which lead out onto a stunning large patio overlooking the beach
Idyllic couple's retreat. This luxury first-floor accommodation consists of: a spacious bedroom with a queen-size bed and valley and breaker views. a spacious, open-plan living area with magical beach views and a fully-equipped granite-topped kitchen.
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
19 Mallorca is a newly renovated 2 bedroomed, 2 bathroomed duplex apartment on the sought after South Beach Road at Umdloti that sleeps a maximum of 4 people. This beachfront apartment boasts panoramic sea views, lush gardens * a large swimming pool
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.
Villa Zimbali is based in the exclusive seaside estate of Zimbali, Comprising The Beach Estate, Forest Estate and Golf Estate located approximately 25 minutes north of Durban. Nestled between beach and forest, Zimbali is a nature lover's ...
3 Kenny Close is a stunning luxurious apartment situated directly on the beach in the secure gated community at the end of Westbrook beach. There is direct access from the garden onto the beach via a security gate.
Stunning ground floor unit right on the beach. You can't get closer than this in Umdloti! 3 air-conditioned bedrooms sleep 6 people comfortably. Bath and showers, full DSTV, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and daily cleaning service on weekdays.
39 Ilala is a self-catering holiday apartment located in Simbithi, a 420-hectare Eco-estate between Ballito and Salt Rock on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.
This "Home from Home" self-catering accommodation is totally secluded, with perimeter fencing and 24 hr security and patrolling. For those that need that extra shopping and entertainment, Ballito is only 10 minutes away.
This luxury self catering apartment is situated about 20 meters from the water's edge, overlooking a small private beach. Watch dolphins, whales and the local fishermen while enjoying sundowners on the patio.
This self-catering apartment on the Dolphin Coast has amazing uninterrupted sea views. It is situated on the beachfront between Shakas Rock and Salt Rock beach, close to Thompson and Willard's beach. Direct access to safe swimming beaches with life guard
18 Siesta is situated overlooking Thompson's Bay and High Rock in the Ballito Area. This 1st floor self catering unit offers 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The rooms all face the patio and have spectacular sea views. The complex has its own communal swimm
This home is privately positioned overlooking an indigenous garden and the ocean for you to enjoy the tranquillity only interrupted by the numerous birdlife whilst lazing on the verandah or cooling off in the swimming pool.
This elegant, double storey, spacious beach house has everything you desire. It's right on the beach (not just 'overlooking' the beach as a majority of others offer), with a lovely patio, pool, garden and steps leading down to the beach. ..
Looking for a relaxing seaside escape from the hustle and bustle of life. No.10 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.
Ballito Sands 2 includes an open plan kitchen, living room and dining room opening directly on to the patio, with direct beach access and a secure pool and communal braai facilities are available in the complex.
6LMR is a stunning 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom house that can accommodate up to 12 people. It is close walking distance to two wonderful beaches at Salt Rock, namely Catfish and Main Salt Rock Beach.
The name of the complex is BIKINI and is situated at 52A Compensation Beach Road. Bikini Number 2 is a 3 bedroom, six sleeper, Duplex self catering unit.
This beach house is situated right on the swimming beach of Salt Rock, where there are lifeguards every day on duty, and shark nets. The house itself consists of a main house, with four bedrooms, main on suite, and another separate bathroom...