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.
All 19 Rooms and Family Suites are scattered in the extensive grounds amongst tropical trees and palms. Our Bird Rooms come with double or twin beds, en-suite showers, ceiling fans, 5-channel TV's (DStv available in lounge) and covered patios, and...
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.
La Pirogue is a well maintained & safe complex perfect for families. Lush gardens & manicured lawns surround the sparkling swimming pool with a splash pool for the little ones, which are on your doorstep. As well as a private forest area for the children
The flat sleeps 4 people comfortably with two bedrooms, a bathroom and separate toilet and washing basin from the main bedroom. It has fully equipped open plan kitchen complete with a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, este, braai, DStv ...
We offer 4 rooms, all air-conditioned with en-suite bathrooms (shower, basin, toilet). TV 1, 2, 3, M-Net & e-TV. Coffee/tea, kettle, toaster, microwave in all the rooms, with mini tabletop ovens in 2 of the rooms. Three rooms with double beds, ...
Magnificent 180* sea views from all 5 bedrooms in this light spacious sea front property. Near a quiet beach.There is a heated pool and patios galore. Spot dolphins passing all year. Secure and serviced daily. Sleeps 10 (+on request)
Situated on the magnificent Dolphin Coast, Tinley's View is a two-minute walk away from the swimming beach
This modern, fully furnished, 3rd floor apartment has magnificent sea-views from the large patio, living room, main and second bedrooms.
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
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.
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.
Exclusive, Upmarket, Modern, Private & Relaxing Apartment with Breath - Taking Sea Views. Conducive to all year round holiday. Dolphin spotting at sunrise and falling asleep to the sound of the ocean. Direct Beach access and looks onto the Ballito promena
Modern upstairs unit, perfect for a beachside break away. This 4-6 sleeper is situated in a secure, gated complex & offers lovely garden & partial sea views from the patio. The pathway down to Thompson's Bay beach is 30m from the complex
Zimbali is a 700 hectare coastal exclusive resort that offers residents and guests an exceptional quality of life situated on a spectacular stretch of kwaZulu Natal dolphin coast.
Fully furnished 2 bedroom self catering unit, direct beach access. Sleeps 4 people. Main bedroom: Double bed. Second bedroom: 2 Single beds
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
Situated on the Beach in the holiday village of Zinkwazi, at the Gateway to KZN's game reserves, yet close to Umhlanga and King Shaka Int. Airport. Rooms available are 4 x standard twin rooms, 14 x three bedroom apartments, 10 x two bedroom apartments and
This newly renovated luxury air- conditioned apartment is on the first floor with lovely sea views. It is one of the most popular complexes in Ballito and is situated next to the main swimming beach.
3 Driftwood is an upmarket ground-floor self-catering beachfront apartment, located in a popular and secure complex on the Ballito beachfront.
It has 2 bedrooms : Sleeps up to 4 guests. (1x Queen, 2x Single beds.) 2 Bathrooms ( main ensuite with shower, bath in second bathroom) Spacious lounge / dining area.