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
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

#BeachSpot
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#BeachSpot offers you a sensational break away, overlooking the tranquil Indian Ocean. Our 2 self-catering units are located in the Brighton Beach suburb of the Bluff, which is a mere 15 minutes outside of the vibrant city centre of Durban.


105 on KOI

This cosy apartment in Ballito provides the ultimate accommodation solution for a holiday getaway or business trip. KOI Living has a stunning rooftop communal pool, with an entertainment / braai area to enjoy a good old fashioned South African braai and get-together.


15 Praslin

15 Praslin is a self-catering apartment in the popular, scenic holiday village of Ramsgate on the Kwazulu Natal South Coast in South Africa. The apartment is situated on the Estuary of the Little Bilanhlolo River so has the privilege of a river as well as a sea view.


17 Siesta

Offering lovely sea views, 17 Siesta is a lovely old-fashioned, 2-bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment situated in a secure complex in Ballito, on the Dolphin Coast in South Africa.


2 Kyalanga
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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.


23 Umdloti Cabanas

Absolutely amazing triplex luxury modern interior design apartment with high-end finishes. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a separate living space with breathtaking views of the ocean & swimming pool on the premises.


305 La Ballito

Family friendly apartment in Ballito features panoramic sea and beach views, and guests have access to an outdoor pool.


307 Bermudas
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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.


33 La Pirogue

This apartment is situated on the beachfront in the secure La Pirogue complex, at Westbrook on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, between Umhlanga Rocks and Ballito. Apart from the pristine beaches of the North Coast, Durban and its surroundings offer all that a holiday maker could wish for.


47 Bay Ridge

47 Bay Ridge is a well-designed, spacious self-catering apartment located in the secure Bay Ridge residential complex, ideally suited for a holiday or short stay needs. Ballito Bay Ridge is conveniently situated on the Ballito coastline in the heart of the Dolphin Coast in KwaZulu-Natal.


5 Villa Med

5 Villa Med is a newly renovated 6-sleeper self-catering apartment ideally located in the popular Villa Med complex in the heart of Ballito, close to the shops and a 5 minute walk from the main Willards Beach. The apartment is spacious, stylish and comfortable.


601@2SIX2 Florida Road

This luxury one-bedroom 44sqm apartment offers modern comfort in the heart of Durban’s trendy Florida Road Precinct. The air-conditioned 4-sleeper unit comprises a separate bedroom, a living room, a fully appointed kitchenette, and bathroom with a queen-sized bed and pull-out couch. A flat-screened Smart TV is featured together with free WIFI.


707@2SIX2 Florida

This luxury one-bedroom 44sqm apartment offers modern comfort in the heart of Durban’s trendy Florida Road Precinct. The air-conditioned 4-sleeper unit comprises a separate bedroom, a living room, a fully appointed kitchenette, and bathroom with a queen-sized bed and pull-out couch. A flat-screened Smart TV is featured together with free WIFI.


74 Hornbill Street

74 Hornbill Street is situated in the vibrant village of St Lucia and surrounded by the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site, a haven for nature lovers. Set back in the quieter part of the town, with the sound of the ocean in the background lull and bird song above you.


7 Boulder Bay

This apartment is a quaint ground-floor unit 150 m from the beach in Ballito Perfect for a family getaway. With 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, it will be suitable for a family with young children or a couple.


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.


All Seasons B & B
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We provide luxury accommodation which may including breakfast except for self catering suite. All Suites situated in the main house have 180-degree sea views. Access to the beach from the house. Centrally situated just off Marine Drive, the Bluff.


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.


Ariel's Rest

Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, and a bar, Ariel's Rest Self-catering - 4 Bedroom Luxury Home features accommodation in Pennington with free WiFi and pool views. Featuring free private parking, the holiday home is in an area where guests can engage in activities such as hiking and fishing.


Ballito Beach Holiday 11 Skiathos

Skiathos is ideally situated in Shakas Rock, Ballito. You have direct access from the complex to the beach. It is a short walk to Salt Rock & the unique tidal pool. Breath-taking ocean views. The perfect spot to unwind and relax.


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 Hills 136

This chic 1-bedroom holiday apartment welcomes up to 4 guests to experience an enchanting vacation in Ballito Hills Lifestyle Estate. With partial views across the ocean, guests can look forward to an exciting stay close to the nearby beach.


Ballito Hills Palm Tree Unit

This chic 1-bedroom holiday apartment welcomes up to 2 guests to experience an exciting vacation in Ballito Hills Lifestyle Estate. With a modern aesthetic and beautiful ocean views in the distance, guests can look forward to a memorable stay close to the iconic Dolphin Beach.


Ballito Village 69

In Ballito Village is this stylish, three-bedroom vacation home welcomes up to six guests for an unforgettable getaway.


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.


Bay Breeze

Bay Breeze opens onto a patio which enjoys an ocean and beautiful garden view and is situated close to various points of interest to keep the family busy, as well as having Free Wi-Fi and Netflix for rainy days.


Beachcomber Bay
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The Guesthouse is superbly positioned on the border of Margate and Ramsgate with direct access to the beach. Magnificent Sea Views Within easy reach of eight PGA rated golf courses and a variety of restuarants A 10 minute walke into central Margate.


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.


Blue Marlin Hotel
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The Blue Marlin Hotel offers over 100 rooms with comfortable accommodation and a range of facilities to suit your needs. Stunning subtropical gardens, superior service, sparkling pools and the warm Indian Ocean on your doorstep, make this your ideal family holiday getaway.


Breakers Resort
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The green hills of KwaZulu-Natal form a backdrop to one of South Africa's most popular coastal resorts.


Camarque 85

Boasting spacious living areas, vibrant decor, and located in a prime holiday spot, this self-catering apartment is the definition of luxurious comfort. Consisting of 2 bedrooms, this apartment can comfortably accommodate up to 4 guests, making it ideal for business travellers or holidaymakers as they enjoy the beauty of Umdloti.


Centre Court B&B
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Our Bed and Breakfast accommodation was selected semi finalist in the category Bed and Breakfast guest house style (large) for offering accommodation, facilities and service of the highest standard in South Africa.


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
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Crooked Tree Cottage set in Umhlanga , Kwazulu Natal is close to the Village with amazing beaches. Oceans Mall, 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
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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.


Eden Rock Forest Estate - Holiday Homes

Enjoy a holiday like no other in one of our exclusive holiday villas. Epitomising luxury, our wide range of sun soaked accommodation provides the perfect settings to unwind, relax and enjoy a wonderful holiday. All villas have Generators / Invertors / Solar for Loadshedding and JoJo tanks.


Escape to 203 on Umdloti Beach

Waking up to views of the ocean, 203 Umdloti Holiday Resort offers guests a stylish stay in a gorgeous studio apartment on Umdloti’s Beachfront, within walking distance of shops and restaurants.


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 Seaside Sanctuary - vayKZN Umdloti

Are you in need of a midweek break or a family vacation, somewhere quiet which caters for everyone? Or are you spoiling your special someone with a romantic weekend away? Regardless of the occasion, this gorgeous beachfront apartment is a real gem which will keep you dreaming of your next coastal getaway! Visit and make this seaside sanctuary your home away from home.


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 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.


Family Beach Cottage

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 .


First Group Costa Smeralda
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Costa Smeralda is ideally situated to help you create many happy memories of fun-filled coastal family holidays.


First Group La Rochelle

La Rochelle is is situated in a tranquil area. Surrounded by lush, manicured gardens and the indigenous bush of St Lucia, a renowned world heritage site. Its an ideal base to explore and discover a number of popular game reserves and the world heritage site of the iSimangaliso wetland park.


Gemmell Place

This exquisite double-story house, located in the warm city of Durban has all your holiday needs in one place. With its close proximity to shops, restaurants, parks, a nature reserve, and beautiful beaches you will have everything at your fingertips.


Gooderson Mtunzini Forest Lodge

Situated near the quiet town of Mtunzini on KwaZulu-Natal's north coast, Gooderson Mtunzini Forest Lodge is just over an hour’s drive from Durban with direct access to the Midlands via Vryheid/Melmoth and Zululand. Nestled in a lush sand forest bordering an unspoilt beach, this private resort offers a haven for nature enthusiasts. Enjoy cozy log cabins that provide a rustic 'tree house' experience, perfect for those who delight in natural surroundings, indigenous forests, and lush vegetation.