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Seeking the ultimate relaxing beach holiday? Look no further than Hibberdene on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal Province. This small seaside village has four swimming beaches, fringed by masses of green foliage peppered with bright hibiscus flowers and the occasional vervet monkey seen peering out from the trees.
The area surrounding Hibberdene is known as the Hibiscus Coast and where a wealth of beautiful links golf courses are located. The Mzumbe River runs through the village to form a tranquil lagoon and from here boats are launched for skiing and deep sea fishing, while the main north-south highway borders the western end of Hibberdene.
Hibberdene has a Blue Flag-appointed beach where cleanliness, amenities and safety are the criteria to achieve this status. The village has increased in popularity, particularly from the international community, who see Hibberdene and the perfect weather as an ideal summer vacation.
Top 6 reasons to visit Hibberdene
1. While away the daylight hours on the sandy beach and swim in the warm, inviting waves. The main beach’s esplanade has mini golf, a super tube and restaurant. Three of the beaches are patrolled by lifeguards and all are protected by shark nets.
2. Book a leisurely game of golf at the Port Shepstone Country Club. The 18-hole course is located alongside a river and visitors are welcome. If pressed for time, work on your short game at the 9-hole Mashie course at Blue Waters.
3. New to surfing? Why not take a one-on-one lesson with the guys at SA Surfari. The company provides the equipment (wetsuit and boards) and they should have you standing up in no time! Expert tutoring offered to anyone from 6 years and older.
4. Charter a boat to enjoy an exciting deep sea fishing trip to catch swordfish, cob and king mackerel. A licence is required and there are strict bag limits to... Show more