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 well equipped homely apartment has everything you need. This unit is situated in a secure complex in central Ballito. It offers direct beach access without crossing any roads. It is situated 20 metres from the shark protected Willard’s swimming beach
Casa Isabella is situated in Blythedale Beach which is 50 minutes North of Durban on the North Coast of Kwa Zulu Natal, known as the Dolphin Coast. It consists of 2 townhouses side by side.
The flat is fully furnished and upgraded on an ongoing basis. There are 3 bedrooms: 1 x double (own balcony) and 2 x two single beds. All beds with sheets and blankets. 2 Bathrooms. The flat sleeps a maximum of 6 people.
Sea Haven is situated high on the dunes overlooking Umdloti Beach, which, in turn, is located on the beautiful stretch of Indian Ocean coastline.
Spend your days on the beach from the comfort of your well appointed cottage, or simply venture 30 metres out to the water's edge and enjoy any of many choice activities at hand.
This secure two bedroom unit with fantastic sea views is situated on the first floor of a beachfront complex. It has direct access to a beautiful swimming beach with a tidal pool, where one can also enjoy an afternoon stroll or morning workout alongside t
A lovely, fully furnished, well equipped and serviced triplex townhouse with breathtaking sea views.
Nestled in the established forest within the Zimbali Coastal Resort, this luxuriously appointed four bedroom four bathroom private villa is available for self catering holidays.
This upmarket three bedroom 2 full bathroom apartment is on the 4th floor , and right on the beach with spectacular sea views. The well known grannies pool is in front of the flat where it is very safe for children to swim.
This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom flat can accommodate 4 adults and 2 children under the age of 10 years for a minimum of Four (4) nights stay, except during the December/January School holidays, when the minimum stay is 10 nights.
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.
This Duplex is situated on the beach at Chaka's Rock, near Ballito and 30 mins from Durban. The unit has direct access onto the Beach through the complex. The unit comfortably sleeps 6 people (2 x Double Beds and 2 x Single Beds ).
Stylish, luxurious, upmarket apartment in Simbithi. The unit is furnished in modern contemporary furniture.The apartment has magnificent views of the sea and is in walking distance from the stunning swimming pool.
Sea Cottage Guest Homes are situated in the charming coastal village of Zinkwazi Beach on the KwaZulu Natal North Coast. This beachfront property offers spacious self-catering guest cottages ideally suited for family holidays.
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
Explore the tropical Dolphin Coast on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal. There are beautiful beaches with a warm and temperate climate all year round. Ballito is famous for its promenade, which runs almost the entire length of the Ballito coastline from Sal
This quiet coastal self-catering holiday flat in Umdloti is situated 25 km north of Durban, with beautiful white beaches. It is the ideal holiday destination for the whole family.
10 La Mustique is a lovely spacious, 2nd floor beachfront self-catering apartment for 6 people. Located in a secure and private complex right on the Ballito beachfront.
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.
The beach- and sea views here are simply amazing. You can clearly hear and smell the ocean, and in stormy weather even feel the spray. This cosy 3 bedroom, 6 sleeper apartment is on the 6th floor and on the beach front. There is an elevator, swimming pool