Beaches in KwaZulu-Natal

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Amanzimtoti Town
Amanzimtoti, north of Durban, is popular among tourist for its beach, surfing, luxury hotels and tourist attractions.

Kosi Bay Nature Reserve
A series of lakes and a nature reserve set amidst spectaculour splendour and beauty. Borders with Mocambique to the north, a tourist destination par excellence - but 4x4's recommended.

KwaZulu-Natal South Coast
The KwaZulu-Natal South Coast stretches from Durban, the traditional mecca for sun-bathers, to Port Edward and is any holiday-maker's dream come true - beautiful beaches, excellent swimming and surfing, exciting nightlife and organised daytime activities.

Margate Resort town
Margate is the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal's major holiday town, accommodating more holiday makers than residents!

Mtunzini coastal town
Mtunzini offers a tranquil dune forests fringe sun-drenched beaches - a fisherman's paradise and nature lover's retreat.

Mtwalume Village
Mtwalume is a small seaside village on the south coast of KwaZulu Natal; mainly a holday town and fishing village on the banks of the Mtwalume River.

Port Shepstone
Port Shepstone offers surfing, swimming, fishing, deep sea fishing, river rafting, skiing, bird watching, game viewing .... too much to mention.

Ramsgate Village
Ramsgate is a holiday village near Margate.

Richards Bay Town
Richards Bay boasts the country's largest harbour and some of its most magnificent wetland scenery, with a well developed tourism infrastructure.

Sodwana Bay Nature Reserve
A deversity of fish and invertebrates found on Africa's southern-most coral reefs make Sodwana one of South Africa's prime destinations for scuba diving and angling.

St Lucia Wetlands in KwaZulu
St Lucia is a base for exploring the ocean, wetlands, swamps, mangroves and lagoons making up the town's environment.

The Dolphin Coast
The Dolphin Coast is the very best part of the KwaZulu Natal coastline - scenic beauty, lovely beaches, dolphins playing, lots of accommodation, restaurants, peace and quiet - what more could you want.

Umhlanga is one of the most popular beach destinations on the east coast of South Africa. Situated on one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world, the bathing is safe and the Indian Ocean waters warm.

Uvongo Town
Uvongo is a holiday village near Margate on the KwaZulu Natal`s south coast.

Accommodation with Beaches in the area

2 Kyalanga

2 Kyalanga is situated on the ground floor with direct beach and promenade access and with awesome sea views. 2 Kyalanga is in walking distance of the many fine restaurants in the Village of Umhlanga.

201 Oyster Quays

201 Oyster Quays is situated on the second floor of this prestigious development, overlooking the Indian Ocean and the beautiful landscaped gardens.

202 Oyster Rock

202 Oyster Rock is situated on the second floor of this prestigious development , overlooking the Indian Ocean. This luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom luxury self catering, vacation rental apartment is located in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks, and within easy walking distance of the main swimming beach in Umhlanga Rocks.

307 Bermudas

Spoil yourself and your loved ones with a stay in this fully air-conditioned luxury apartment. 307 The Bermudas is on the third floor and 130 square metres in extent which is much larger than most vacation rental units in Umhlanga.

58 Chakas Cove

Chakas Cove 58 is a luxurious fully furnished self-catering unit and located 50m from Shaka's Rock beach.This lovely unit is a sea facing 2 bedroom unit.

7 Coral Cove

This Apartment is a quaint ground floor unit 150 m from the beach in Ballito , on the Dolphin Coast. Perfect for a family getaway .With 2 bedrooms it will be suited for a family with young children or a couple. Fully equipped with a braai and DSTV .The complex that it is situated in has a sparkling pool for the kids to use after a long day at the beach .

89 Chakas Cove

89 Chaka's Cove is a self-catering apartment located in a secure complex, in Shaka’s Rock, Ballito. The complex is ideally situated 50 meters from Shaka's Rock Beach and tidal pool.

Anchors Rest

Anchors Rest accommodates 10 people in 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Two of the bedrooms have queen beds and the third bedroom has two adult size bunk beds. The fourth bedroom has 2 single beds. All 4 bedrooms have an en-suite, shower and toilet. The main bathroom has a shower and a bath tub. All bedrooms have ceiling fans and wardrobes.

Ballito Central Pet Friendly Home

Stunning self-catering free-standing house. 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It has its own private pool, and fully equipped kitchen, with a dishwasher, tumble dryer, and washing machine. Has beautiful sea views from the front deck. There is Wi-Fi and a Smart TV.

Ballito Salt Rock Accommodation

Situated in Shaka's Rock, Ballito, our 3 bedroom, ground-floor apartment is the perfect holiday destination for you and your family. Quiet complex with communal swimming pool and a short walk to the beach and lovely restaurants.

Bare Feet Retreat

Bare Feet Retreat is a small unique upmarket B&B situated in the neighbourhood of Freeland Park, Scottburgh. The B&B offers a spectacular view from the swimming pool area over the warm Indian Ocean and Aliwal Shoal (one of the top 10 best dive sites in the world). Bare Feet Retreat is set in a tropical garden offering secluded accommodation, high personal service and eye for detail.

Beach Road Holiday

Breathtaking ocean view self-catering apartments. Listening to the breaking waves, feel/smell the ocean mist and just meter's away from putting your toe's in the sand. Close to all amenities. Sparkling pool, braai facilities and beach access.

Beau Vista 10

Beau Vista 10 is a seafront apartment with beautiful sea views, situated on Manaba Beach on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal. The unit can accommodate up to 6 guests comfortably and is located within close proximity to all the shops, restaurants and amenities. Four bedroom beachfront apartment with sea views, open plan kitchen/lounge leading out onto a lovely covered patio with gas braai.

Carisford Lodge

Carisford Lodge is an ideally located self-catering resort in Clansthal situated within short walking distance from the beach which is private and ideal for surfing and snorkelling.

Chaka’s Place - Ballito

Boasting uninterrupted sea views and direct access onto the beach, let the crashing waves lull you to sleep at night.

Chez Paddy

Just 15 minutes north of the city of Durban, on the northern side of the Umgeni River Mouth, is the upmarket area of Durban North and Umhlanga. Most of this beautiful part of the world was once a coastal dune forest system and there are still parts of it preserved in the Mangrove Swamps, and the Umgeni Bird Park bears testimony to the number of birds attracted to the area.

Coral Point Apartment E110

Located in Umhlanga, a 9-minute walk from Umdloti South Beach, Coral Point has accommodations with an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk. This self-catered apartment has a private pool, a garden and free private parking.

Crooked Tree Cottage
Reviews: (4)

Crooked Tree Cottage set in Umhlanga , Kwazulu Natal is close to the Village with amazing beaches. Gateway. Durban CBD, Umhlanga New Town Centre and La Lucia Ridge are nearby. It is an ideal venue for Tourists and Businessmen alike.

DuneSide Guest House

DuneSide Guest House is located in the city of uMhlathuze, Richards Bay, in the heart of KwaZulu Natal. The true gateway to the most prestigious game Parks, Beaches, Game Lodges and Sanctuaries in Zululand.

Escape to a Coastal Oasis

Situated on the second floor of a secure and popular complex building, directly opposite Umdloti Beach, this gorgeous vacation home’s prime positioning consumes guests with its awe-inspiring coastal views.

Escape to a Tuscan Villa

Planning the ultimate beach holiday on KZN's gorgeous Dolphin Coast? Escape to a Tuscan Villa with magnificent ocean views from every living space. The open splendour of this villa is sensational, it makes every aspect of the entertainer's dream a reality!

Escape to Dolphinview

Planning a real beach holiday? This pet-friendly, beachfront apartment offers guests a time out and the ability to unwind right in front of magnificent sea views, fresh sea breezes, and endless invigorating swims in the ocean or lazing in more tranquil waters of the natural tidal pool nearby.

Escape to Oceanbreaks

Seeking some seaside R&R, or planning a family vacation? This pet-friendly, beachfront apartment surrounds guests with the sounds of waves lapping on the shore, fresh sea breezes and endless ocean views. Visit and make this oceanfront home your go-to beach getaway!

Escape to our Happy Place on Umdloti Beach

Escape to our Happy Place offers self-catering accommodation in a modern, beachfront apartment which accommodates 7 guests. This property has 3x bedrooms, two with Queen sized beds, and one bedroom with a bunk bed which is comprised of a lower double and upper single bed.

Hluhluwe Bush Camp Glamping Village

Glamorous camping in the bush close to Isimangaliso Wetland Park, Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Park and the Indian Ocean. Perfect located 12 km from Hluhluwe in the bush and between the pineapple fields.

Honeywood Forest Lodge

Honeywood offers self catering accommodation, conferences and team building, restaurant as well as a beautifull wedding and events venue in Sea Park on the KwaZulu south coast.

Imani Bush House

Imani Bush House and Silver Sky Chalet are both private, self-catering properties situated in an indigenous sand forest on Kuleni Game Reserve. Each unit has its own plunge pool, a shady breeze and game that tends to wander through the garden. The world stands still while you relax and listen to the sounds of nature. If action is what you're after, the St Lucia wetland area, False Bay, Big 5 game viewing game parks and diving hot spots of Sodwana Bay are all on your doorstep.

Jacobs Cottage by the Ocean

Jacobs Cottage by the Ocean is a cosy Self-catering cottage 200 metres from the main swimming beach in Sunwich Port. Sleeps 4 with own Dstv and WiFi.

La Ballito 606

The apartment features 1 bedroom with Double bed and Open plan room with bunker beds, ideal for kids, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, and 1 bathroom with a shower. Ceiling fans. Towels and bed linen are featured in this accommodation.

Leopard Tree Lodge
Reviews: (6)

UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP & NEW MANAGEMENT AS FROM 01/04/2021. TOTAL UPGRADE & RENOVATION OF LODGE. Leopard Tree Lodge is a 4 Star luxury self-catering establishment & is situated right on the edge of the forest/greenbelt area surrounding St Lucia

Makakatana Bay Lodge

Experience the magic and wonder of unspoiled beaches, vast wetlands, game drives, and an unforgettable boat cruise on Lake St Lucia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in a private luxurious lodge.

Marula Gardens

Come and enjoy our bed and breakfast, established in the great African tradition and set in beautiful sub-tropical gardens, with amazing shade and fruit trees. The accommodation offers 8 bedrooms featuring 5 Rondavels centred around a courtyard, with a sparkling swimming pool.

Mzimayi River Lodge

3 Star graded Lodge with Sea View and River View. Bed and Breakfast included in rate. Safe parking, viewing deck, pool, a la carte restaurant, fully licensed pub, conference facilities.

Mzingeli Guesthouse

We offer an up-market venue with the warm welcome of the on-site Housekeeper to see to all your accommodation requirements.

Ocean Rocks Villa

Ocean Rocks Villa guarantees tranquility and relaxation.

Ocean View Beach House

Our Palm Beach self-catering holiday home has 4 bedrooms (8 beds) and 3 bathrooms. 2 Bedrooms are en-suite. Fully equipped kitchen with microwave, two living areas; one downstairs and one upstairs, both with a sea view and large balcony upstairs.

Palmer's Rock

Nestled on Glenmore Beach direct on the sea front, Palmer's Rock Cottage offers one of the best relaxing holidays on the South Coast. Situated along a spectacular seafront, guests have a lovely breaker view of the warm Indian Ocean only 50 metres from the large sea facing deck.

Rhino Coast Guesthouse
Reviews: (5)

Rhino Coast Guesthouse is an upmarket, luxury Bed & Breakfast situated in the town of St. Lucia Kwa-Zulu Natal. It offers a tranquil escape for a discerning traveller.

Riverside Hotel
Reviews: (1)

Riverside Hotel offers luxury accommodation in Durban North with unparalleled views across a magnificent green belt.

Santa Rosa

A beautiful holiday home set in a tranquil Sand Forest.

Southport Sands

Self-catering 12 sleeper with direct private beach access. 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (2 en–suite). 3 bedrooms offer a choice of a king size bed or 2x extra length single beds. 4th bedroom has 2x adult size tri–bunk beds (sleeps 6 in total). Pet friendly, secured parking, swimming pool and much more.


Welcome to Stroke-One-Inn, where good weather, great golf and warm company are the order of the day.

Tamarisk B&B

Tamarisk is situated in upper Glenwood where you can experience the tranquility of a home-away-from-home under new ownership of Lana Jordaan.


Terracotta, a nature reserve in a garden, is situated on KwaZulu Natal's Golf Coast. The huge garden is regularly visited by many animals and more than 100 bird species. Terracotta also lies close to all of Southbroom’s wonderful facilities: golf, tennis, beaches, bowls and more. It has two beautifully furnished and equipped apartments. Each apartment has its own braai and patio area. It is ideal for families, couples or a group of golfers willing to share.

The Bay Lodge

The Bay Lodge is situated in Richard's Bay and offers quality accommodation for holidaymakers, a family, or a group of friends. It is within easy reach of numerous shops, restaurants, the beach, activities, and attractions.

The Bridge 17 and 8

The Bridge 17 and 8 is situated on the banks of the St Lucia Estuary and encroaches on the iSimangiliso Wetland Park. Watch the hippos graze around the pool and in the gardens.

The Bridge 19 - Self Catering

The Bridge 19 Self-catering offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in a 2-bedroom apartment set in The Bridge Holiday Resort in St Lucia, on the banks of the St. Lucia River mouth.

ThE LaZy ShArK

ThE LaZy ShArK is situated on the south coast of KwaZulu Natal near Durban. Our Non-smoking rooms are the ideal private retreat for couples. En-suite bathroom with a shower. DStv, safe, air-conditioning, free, hairdryer, shower gel, towels and linen are provided. Bar fridge, coffee and tea station.

Turaco Guesthouse

Turaco Guesthouse is situated in St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal. Turaco will give any guest who visits a peaceful and fully rested break away from home. Choose between our 4 luxurious bedrooms. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast each morning on our lovely open deck overlooking the swimming pool with monkeys playing and birds singing in the trees.

Umdlalo Lodge

Umdlalo Lodge is a destination for those seeking tranquility, quiet and contemporary comfort on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. Offering up market accommodation, restaurant, conference and function facilities.