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.
14 Sauwbona Chalets is nestled in the heart of the forest with in the Zimbali Resort rated as one of the most secure estates in South Africa. The resort has beach access, one of the finest golf courses and wildlife on your door step. The Chalet has 3 bedr
Closer to the beach you cannot get! Exclusive, upmarket, modern, private and relaxing apartment with breathtaking seaviews in Ballito.
Fantastic sea views. (10 metres away from the sea.). Professionally landscaped garden. Beautifully furnished.
Each of our six elegant en-suite, air conditioned bedrooms have cool cotton percale linen and private entrance onto a patio area with access to the sparkling pool. Each room is equipped with a mini bar, DStv, 2 have CD players, beverages supplied.
This tastefully furnished beachfront duplex apartment is located on Sheffield Beach, less than 10 km away from the hustle and bustle of Ballito. The complex has direct access on to a semi - private, unspoilt beach offering swimming, diving...
Enjoy this tranquil furnished fully equipped spacious 2-bedroom garden unit which sleeps a maximum of 6 people. Only a short walk to the popular Thompsons Bay Beach and tidal pools which is across the road from the complex.
Thompsons Bay Beach Cottage is situated on the beach directly above the famous Thompsons Bay tidal pool in Chakas rock, KZN. The cottage is self-catering and consists of one bedroom, lounge, kitchenette and shower/toilet.
The accommodation consists of two bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms and a separate guest toilet. Each room opens onto the covered outdoor stoep. The kitchen is fully equipped.
This modern apartment is in Bikini Holiday Flats in 52A Compensation Road. The complex only has eight units, is fully fenced with remote access and this gives one their personal space.
Dolphin cottage offers a perfect holiday venue - a beautifully appointed home, only steps away from the Beach. A few meters to the left is the main Salt Rock Beach
Breathtaking, unsurpassed, 180 degree sea view, absolutely on the beach makes this 4 bedroom penthouse apartment difficult to beat...
Watch dolphins and whales frolic in the water- sleep to the sound of crashing waves- wake up watching the glowing sun peeping over the horizon. On the main Willard beach of Ballito, KwaZulu Natal. Luxurious, brand new Louis Luyt development ...
Holiday like you're in your own home. Luxurious upmarket 3 bed, 2 bathroom apartment on 5th floor. Big patio with full sea views on the Umdloti beachfront. Kitchen conveniently and fully equipped with dishwasher, washing machine and dryer.
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.
This 2-bedroom self catering garden apartment is situated on the ground floor. The comfortable living area with DSTV has large sliding doors onto a small garden with braai and leads onto a communal garden. The communal gardens has a fenced in swimming
This lovely, spacious apartment has 3 bedrooms, sleeping up to 6 people, and 2 bathrooms with bath and shower (main en-suite). Offering spectacular ocean views, it is the perfect holiday spot!
In immaculate condition due to total refurbishment this triplex penthouse is modern and upmarket and offers you granite kitchen open plan living with patio and seaview. Also offers you six seater dining room. The granite kitchen is fully equipped ...
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.
Situated on an original sugar estate near KwaDukuza in the iLembe District, Kearsney Manor is an old English mansion built in the late 1800’s by Sir James Leige Hulett. This recently renovated magnificent colonial estate is recognised as a Heritage Site a
Situated in an apartment block on the beautiful Ballito beachfront, Boulders boasts some of the most magnificent views of the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.